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Time and Tide: John Wehrle

Time and Tide: John Wehrle

Exhibition: 2025

Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804

 

Abi Mustapha: Local Eco-Heroes

Abi Mustapha: Local Eco-Heroes

Exhibition: September 4 – November 21, 2024

Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804

As the culminating exhibition in The Greenhouse Series, artist Abi Mustapha has painted five large portraits of Richmond’s Environmental Justice heroes: Henry Clark, Torm Nompraseurt, Pennie Opal Plant, Doria Robinson, and Andres Soto. With floral-focuses, we celebrate and honor these great inspiring activists who have served our communities’ health, well-being, and joyous liberation. 

The Greenhouse is an exhibition series presented in Richmond Art Center’s West Gallery.  It focuses on the climate crisis and environmental justice movements in Richmond, CA. The greenhouse effect is a central metaphor for understanding the conditions that account for life on earth as well as how global warming and thus catastrophic climate change work.  In this three-part series, the art of Tanja Geis, David Burke, and Abi Mustapha together tell a story and activate an experience of resilience and growth, culminating in a celebration of local environmental activists. The Greenhouse is organized in partnership with Round Weather and curated by its director Chris Kerr.

Top image: Artwork by Abi Mustapha

Sentinels & Saviors

Sentinels & Saviors

An exhibition of work by Joell Jones and Kim Thoman

Exhibition Dates: September 4 – November 21, 2024

Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804

Spring Showcase

Spring Student Showcase

Exhibition: April 10 – June 14, 2024

Reception: Thursday, April 18, 5pm-7pm

Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm

Location: Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804

Call for Student Artwork! Current and recent Richmond Art Center students are invited to submit work for this juried exhibition. Deadline to enter: Wednesday, March 6, 11:59pm

Top image: Collaborative work made by students in ‘Beginning Handbuilding’ with Colleen Garland.

58th Annual WCCUSD Student Art Show

58th Annual WCCUSD Student Art Show

Exhibition: April 10 – May 18, 2024

Reception: Tuesday, April 16, 5pm-6:30pm (Award Presentation at 5:45pm)

Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm

Location: Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804

Celebrating the wealth of student artistic talent in West Contra Costa Unified School District! 

In its 58th year, the WCCUSD Student Art Show presents work by over 300 students from 11 different schools. This teacher-curated exhibition demonstrates best practices in delivering an art-based curriculum. It also represents Richmond Art Center and WCCUSD’s shared vision that art education is a crucial component of a thriving and productive society.   

Participating Schools: Betty Reid Soskin Middle School, De Anza High School, DeJean Middle School, El Cerrito High School, Fred T. Korematsu Middle School, Helms Middle School, Hercules High School, John F. Kennedy High School, Mira Vista School, Pinole Valley High School, Richmond High School, Montalvin Manor

Image: Artwork by Olivia Elices, Fred Korematsu Middle School

 

 

 

 

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2540 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804-1600

 

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