Richmond Art Center

Announcements

Latinx Heritage Month

Latinx Heritage Month

September 16th, 2022

Latinx Heritage Month A Message from RAC's Executive Director Saludos RAC Community! Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! National Hispanic Heritage Month takes place September 15 to October 15 every year and is a time to recognize the histories, cultures and contributions of Hispanic/Latino/Latinx people living in the U.S.. During this month (and throughout the... Continue Reading

Holiday Arts Festival Vendor Application

Holiday Arts Festival Vendor Application

September 7th, 2022

Calling all artists, artisans, crafters and makers! Be part of Richmond Art Center's 60th Annual Holiday Arts Festival! To apply to be a vendor at Richmond Art Center's Holiday Arts Festival please review the information on this webpage and complete the application form below. Deadline to Apply: Monday, October 10,... Continue Reading

Figure ‘n Color comes to Richmond Art Center

Figure ‘n Color comes to Richmond Art Center

September 6th, 2022

Figure ‘n Color comes to Richmond Art Center Richmond Art Center is excited to announce a new partnership with art model–led figurative drawing group Figure 'n Color. Figure ‘n Color is an art model–led figurative drawing experience that highlights and celebrates the diverse Black body. Curated as a cultural learning event,... Continue Reading

This Saturday is going to be big!

This Saturday is going to be big!

August 17th, 2022

This Saturday is going to be big! Saturday, August 20, 12pm-2pm Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond Please note: Mask wearing is a condition of entry to RAC’s galleries, studios and public indoor spaces. Vaccinations are strongly encouraged. Masks may be removed in our courtyard. This Saturday at Richmond Art Center is going... Continue Reading

10% off all art classes? Yes, please!

10% off all art classes? Yes, please!

August 3rd, 2022

10% off all art classes? Yes, please! Richmond Art Center members get a 10% discount on all art classes*NOW is the time to enjoy this perk!Fall Quarter registration is open and classes are filling fast!These classes have just a few spots left: Fundamental Drawing, Weaving Roundup, Afternoon Hand + Wheel, Glass Beads & More!Which class... Continue Reading

Fall Quarter Class Registration Is Open

Fall Quarter Class Registration Is Open

July 27th, 2022

Fall Quarter Class Registration Is Open In-person and online classes for adults, teens and kids. ¡Y algunas clases serán impartidas en español! New classes include: Women in Ceramics Workshop Tropical Birds in Mixed Media Weaving Roundup Mobile Art with Everyday Material Which class will you take? BROWSE ALL FALL CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS ... Continue Reading

Traveling this summer? Don't forget your NARM card

Traveling this summer? Don't forget your NARM card

July 25th, 2022

Traveling this summer? Don't forget your NARM card Did you know that Richmond Art Center members at the Individual level and above receive NARM benefits?**NARM offers free admission and gift store discounts at over 1,000 museums nationwideWhere are you going this summer? CLICK HERE to see which art galleries, museums, botanical gardens and zoos are on... Continue Reading

You are our favorite (future) member*

You are our favorite (future) member*

July 18th, 2022

You are our favorite (future) member* Members are a vital part of Richmond Art Center's mission and successMemberships support free admission, education programs, and outreachPlus there's perks! All Members receive a 10% discount on RAC studio classesMemberships over $100 include NARM benefits — free admission to over 1,000 participating museums nationwide! JOIN... Continue Reading

Meet Gabriela Yoque, Education Coordinator

Meet Gabriela Yoque, Education Coordinator

July 3rd, 2022

Gabriela Yoque joins Richmond Art Center’s staff team with extensive experience as an educator and multimedia artist. As Education Coordinator, Gabriela (picture above with her sidekick Milo) will support studio activities, youth programs and summer camp. Welcome Gabriela! Bio: Born in the San Fernando Valley within Los Angeles, California, and raised by immigrant parents, Gabriela Yoque (pronouns:... Continue Reading

Welcome New Board Members!

Welcome New Board Members!

June 30th, 2022

We welcome a mighty group of five who join RAC's Board of Directors: John Boychuk, Jane Diokas, Nettie Hoge, Susan Kuramoto Moffat, and Rachel Sommovilla. And we salute Michael Dear as he steps up to become the new Board President.  Lastly, a huge thank you to departing Board Members for their active and meaningful service: Donna Brorby, Marguerite Thompson Browne, Carlos... Continue Reading

Important Parking Notification for Students and Visitors to RAC during RPAL's Juneteenth Carnival

Important Parking Notification for Students and Visitors to RAC during RPAL's Juneteenth Carnival

June 8th, 2022

RPAL's Juneteenth Carnival Set-Up through Deinstall: Tuesday, June 14, 6pm - Monday, June 20, 5pm Carnival Dates: Friday, June 17 - Sunday, June 19 Starting Tuesday, June 14 at 6pm through Monday, June 20, 5pm the City parking lot opposite Richmond Art Center (on the 400 block of 25th Street between Barrett and... Continue Reading

A message from RAC's Board of Directors

A message from RAC's Board of Directors

June 8th, 2022

Dear Community Member, Richmond Art Center's Board of Directors invites you to our Annual Members' Meeting on Saturday, June 18 starting at 1pm. Learn about RAC's accomplishments over the past year and what we have planned for the future. This meeting is open to all current, recent and prospective members, as... Continue Reading

Special Summer Class for Youth Ages 13-17

Special Summer Class for Youth Ages 13-17

June 7th, 2022

New dates!! SPECIAL SUMMER CLASS FOR YOUTH AGES 13-17 STARTS NEXT WEEK AT RAC Framing Identity: Legends, Characters and Icons Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri, 1pm – 4pm June 14 – June 24, 2022 For this two-week course, youth ages 13-17 will join artist Alex Martinez to explore the legends, characters and icons that... Continue Reading

Fencelines Community Art Workshops

Fencelines Community Art Workshops

May 31st, 2022

Fencelines Community Art Workshops Create art for environmental justice in Richmond! This summer, join the Fencelines team for a series of hands-on art workshops that will provide space for the community to reflect on local conditions of environmental injustice in Richmond. Participants will paint on recycled wooden fence slats with images, messages... Continue Reading

Join our Board!

Join our Board!

April 28th, 2022

Join our Board! Richmond Art Center’s board plays an important role in supporting and guiding the organization.  Different individual board members bring different experience, skills, knowledge and connections to their Board work.   Read Richmond Art Center’s Mission, Vision and Values. Who We Are Looking For People who live and/or work in Richmond, who are... Continue Reading

Summer Programs for Youth (13-24)

Summer Programs for Youth (13-24)

April 28th, 2022

Two Summer Programs for Youth (13-24) Register today for these summer intensive classes for young artists. And don't forget we have scholarships available if you need one! Framing Identity: Legends, Characters, and Icons Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11:00am – 2:30pmJune 7 – June 30, 2022For this three-week course, artists ages 13-17 will join... Continue Reading

Summer Mural Program for Richmond Youth (Ages 14-24) is back! (Register NOW)

Summer Mural Program for Richmond Youth (Ages 14-24) is back! (Register NOW)

April 19th, 2022

S.P.O.T.S: Supporting Peoples Outlooks, Talents, and Speech Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1pm to 4 pm Jul 5 - Aug 11, 2022 The painting spot, the gathering spot, the spot light or epicenter of action. Public art is a powerful tool for community building. This program will introduce young artists to the means to create vibrant... Continue Reading

New Summer Class for Youth (Ages 13-17): Framing Identity (Register NOW)

New Summer Class for Youth (Ages 13-17): Framing Identity (Register NOW)

April 18th, 2022

Framing Identity: Legends, Characters, and Icons New Summer Class for Youth Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11:00am - 2:30pm June 14 - June 30, 2022 For this three-week course, youth ages 13-17 will join artist Alex Martinez to explore the legends, characters and icons that have informed their personal identity and cultural understanding, while developing... Continue Reading

Spring Updates: A Message from José R. Rivera, Executive Director

Spring Updates: A Message from José R. Rivera, Executive Director

March 31st, 2022

Hello Friends, Could there be a more perfect cover artwork for our Spring Catalog than instructor Chris Harper Triplett’s Flower Cowgirl? Some students may recognize this piece as Chris created it as a demo in her watercolor class back in 2018. As Covid-19 case numbers continue to go down and the Bay... Continue Reading

Register NOW for Spring Session Art Classes

Register NOW for Spring Session Art Classes

March 28th, 2022

Which class will you join? In-person classes for adults, teens and kids at Richmond Art CenterPlus some online and offsite classes tooAnd classes with bilingual instructorsNew classes include bookmaking, photomontage, plein air, chiaroscuro and glazing, woodworking, welded sculpture and dj-ingDon't forget, needs-based scholarships are available Explore Class Listings ... Continue Reading

We're Hiring! Education Coordinator

We're Hiring! Education Coordinator

March 16th, 2022

We're Hiring! Education Coordinator (Part-Time) Join Richmond Art Center's team. We're looking for an Education Coordinator to support all Education Programs, Projects, Partnerships and Personnel – Online, On-site, and Off-site. Apply today! This position is open until filled. Job Description and Application Info ... Continue Reading

Welcome Elaine Moreno, RAC's new Visitor Services Coordinator!

Welcome Elaine Moreno, RAC's new Visitor Services Coordinator!

March 16th, 2022

We are so happy to welcome Elaine Moreno to Richmond Art Center's staff team. Elaine is our new Visitor Services Coordinator. Please say hello and welcome to Elaine at the front desk next time you are at RAC! About Elaine: Elaine Moreno is a Bay Area born and raised Visual Artist, primarily... Continue Reading

Artist Announcement: Right Here, Right Now, Richmond

Artist Announcement: Right Here, Right Now, Richmond

March 1st, 2022

We are so excited to announce the artists selected for Right Here, Right Now: A Biennial of Richmond Art! The artists participating in the second edition of the Biennial are: Adrian DelgadoAJ SerranoDaniel BallesterosHeather McAlisterJanet LipkinJeff Maylath Karen Seneferu Melanin Buford These eight Richmond artists will contribute work to an exhibition... Continue Reading

Special Event: From Africa to Richmond

Special Event: From Africa to Richmond

February 5th, 2022

From Africa to Richmond Special Event for Black History Month Online Presentation by Patricia Mapps Monday, February 28, 7pm-8pm PST | FREE CLICK HERE TO RSVP: https://richmondartcenter.org/events/from-africa-to-richmond/ For Black History Month, Richmond Art Center will present Patricia Mapps: From Africa to Richmond, on Monday, February 28 at 7pm. Through archival research, oral history, and DNA,... Continue Reading

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Your Well-Being Is Our Priority: New Covid-19 Visitor Policies

January 26th, 2022

We have updated our vaccination requirement for students taking in-person classes at Richmond Art Center. As of 2/1/22 all students must be fully vaccinated to the maximum extent for which they are eligible. Students enrolled in current classes should have their proof of vaccination documents ready to show a RAC staff... Continue Reading

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Richmond Art Center
2540 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804-1600

 

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Gallery Hours: Wed-Sat 10am-4pm