Richmond Art Center

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Portfolio Development for Young Artists

Portfolio Development for Young Artists

September 22nd, 2021

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Leonard Peltier's Birthday

Leonard Peltier's Birthday

September 8th, 2021

Leonard Peltier's 77th Birthday and Reception for Rigo 23's Time and Again Sunday, September 12, 3pm-6pm Richmond Art Center's Courtyard, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804 Please join us at Richmond Art Center on Sunday, September 12 from 3pm to 6pm for a special reception to honor Leonard Peltier's 77th birthday -... Continue Reading

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Artist Info Session for Art of the African Diaspora 2022

September 7th, 2021

Sunday, September 12, 3:00PM-4:30PM ON ZOOM Artists, join in this free info session to: Learn about the 2022 programMeet the Steering Committee members who are organizing the eventShare feedback and ideasNetwork with other artistsLearn how to register to participate Read the registration guidelines and come prepared with your questions! Click the button to RSVP! RSVP... Continue Reading

BACK AT RAC  |   With Love... Issue 27

BACK AT RAC | With Love... Issue 27

August 24th, 2021

ISSUE 27Fall Class Registration Open | Stay Focused | Mark Your Calendars | New Classes This FallIn Memoriam Fall Class Registration Open In-Person Classes Return to RAC!*Online Classes Continue We’re reopening Richmond Art Center for in-person classes this fall. And if COVID-19 keeps us at home we have an awesome line-up of online... Continue Reading

Artist Registration for Art Of The African Diaspora 2022

Artist Registration for Art Of The African Diaspora 2022

August 23rd, 2021

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Sunday, October, 31, 2021, 11:59PM ARTIST INFO SESSION I: Sunday, September 12, 3:00PM-4:30PM (click HERE to register for this zoom event) ARTIST INFO SESSION II: Saturday, October 23, 12:00PM-1:30PM (RSVP link coming soon!) 2022 PROGRAM* Exhibition at Richmond Art Center: January 18 - March 19, 2022Open Studios: Feb 26-27, Mar 5-6, Mar 12-13,... Continue Reading

This Land Is Me  |   With Love... Issue 26

This Land Is Me | With Love... Issue 26

August 4th, 2021

ISSUE 26Abstraction as Land Care | RAC News | Special Event this Thursday | Last Call | Drawing: The Grounding Abstraction as Land Care This Land Is Me New Online Exhibition: July 28 – September 7, 2021 This exhibition highlights the work of three artists – Saif Senussi Azzuz, Kim Champion, and Emily... Continue Reading

Welcome Roberto Martinez, Richmond Art Center's new Curator!

Welcome Roberto Martinez, Richmond Art Center's new Curator!

August 3rd, 2021

Richmond Art Center is thrilled to announce Roberto Martinez as the organization's new Curator! About Roberto Martinez: Roberto Martinez is a curator and cultural organizer with over a decade of experience developing community-centered exhibitions and programs. His work weaves together the colorful strands of imagined possibilities that stem from the Arts... Continue Reading

Richmond Art Center's New Hours

Richmond Art Center's New Hours

August 2nd, 2021

Richmond Art Center is reopening in fall 2021!* FALL 2021 GALLERY AND FRONT DESK HOURS: (starting 9/9/21): Thursdays 10am-2pmSaturdays 10am-2pm Closed Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and major holidays. We are working hard to expand these hours subject to staffing and Covid-19 health and safety guidelines. FALL 2021 STUDIO HOURS: Online and in-person classes are happening during weekday,... Continue Reading

#RichmondSpeaks  |   With Love... Issue 25

#RichmondSpeaks | With Love... Issue 25

July 21st, 2021

ISSUE 25Mural Art as Resistance | Online Classes and Reopening Survey | Announcing… The Student Show!Classes Starting Soon | Support Funding for the Arts in CC County Mural Art As Resistance #RichmondSpeaks Online Artist Talk: Thursday, August 5, 7-8pm PST Special Event Announcement Join us Thursday, August 5 at 7pm as photographer Robin D.... Continue Reading

Student Exhibition - CALL FOR ENTRY

Student Exhibition - CALL FOR ENTRY

July 13th, 2021

All work! All media! All levels of experience! Let's see our collective creativity over the pandemic! Deadline to Enter: Sunday, August 8, 11:59PM Non-Juried Online Exhibition Dates: August 23 - November 19, 2021 Juried In-Person Exhibition Dates: September 9 - November 19, 2021* About the Exhibition: The Student Exhibition is a two part exhibition.... Continue Reading

Student Survey
Calling All RAC Students!

Calling All RAC Students!

July 13th, 2021

What have you learned? What will you share? With the reopening of Richmond Art Center in sight, we want to take a moment to reflect on and celebrate the achievements of our students online over the past year. Online Classes and Reopening Survey (win a free class!) If you've taken... Continue Reading

ART. IN. RICHMOND.  |   With Love... Issue 24

ART. IN. RICHMOND. | With Love... Issue 24

June 23rd, 2021

ISSUE 24 **EVERYTHING RICHMOND SPECIAL EDITION**A Showcase of Richmond Art | Richmond Artists Speak | Summer Mural Class for Richmond YouthSummer Photography Class for Richmond Youth | Seeking Past Students of Robert Benin A Showcase of Richmond Art Spoken Word. Dance. Music. Art. Movement. Online Event: Friday, June 25, 3:30pm-5pm PST In collaboration Richmond... Continue Reading

Inner Vision – Summer 2021 Youth Photography Class

Inner Vision – Summer 2021 Youth Photography Class

June 22nd, 2021

Inner Vision – Summer 2021 Youth Photography Class Calling All Aspiring Photographers! Online Photography Class for High School Youth in Richmond! About the Class: Richmond Art Center is working with esteemed artist Simone Bailey to offer an online summer photography intensive for high school students in Richmond. This online class offers students the opportunity... Continue Reading

Summer Mural Program for Youth

Summer Mural Program for Youth

June 21st, 2021

S.P.O.T.S: Supporting Peoples Outlooks, Talents, and Speech Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2pm to 4 pm 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 community art works. A cohort... Continue Reading

Out of the Mouths of Beings: A Showcase of Richmond Art

Out of the Mouths of Beings: A Showcase of Richmond Art

June 18th, 2021

Join us Friday, June 25, 3:30-5pm for an afternoon showcase of Richmond arts!  In collaboration between Richmond organizations NIAD, East Bay Center for the Performing Arts, Richmond Art Center, and RYSE, we bring you "Out of the Mouths of Beings", hosted by Richmond’s own Youth Poet Laureate, Sheila McKinney!  This special online event... Continue Reading

Rewriting the Rules  |   With Love... Issue 23

Rewriting the Rules | With Love... Issue 23

June 15th, 2021

ISSUE 23Rewriting the Rules | ED Update | Live Online Soon! | Summer Fun for Young ArtistsDon't Forget the Catalog Rewriting the Rules California Girls 2 The 1971 exhibition California Girls was the last show organized by groundbreaking curator Tom Marioni for Richmond Art Center. Marioni was dismissed from his job at RAC... Continue Reading

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Pride: A message from RAC’s Executive Director

June 15th, 2021

Dear RAC community, It’s June and Pride Month! Starting with the Stonewall Uprising in June 1969, this month celebrates and commemorates LGBTQ+ activism and culture through the years. At Richmond Art Center we celebrated Pride last weekend with Drag Queen Story Hour. In this special storytelling event with Drag Queen PerSia, families... Continue Reading

Rewriting the Rules: An Interview with Tom Marioni

Rewriting the Rules: An Interview with Tom Marioni

June 9th, 2021

By Shaelyn Hanes Tom Marioni is a San Francisco-based artist, curator, and writer who played a key role in Bay Area conceptual art in the 1970s—a movement in which artists used humor and action to intertwine art and daily life. Marioni moved to San Francisco from Cincinnati in 1959. His first... Continue Reading

Summer Catalog Launch Party in your Inbox!  |   With Love... Issue 22

Summer Catalog Launch Party in your Inbox! | With Love... Issue 22

June 5th, 2021

ISSUE 22The Latest Edition | Celebrating Pride | Live Online Soon! | Summer Fun for Young ArtistsTaller de comunicación gratuito (Free Communications Workshop) The Latest Edition Summer 2021 Class Catalog Our Summer Class Catalog is here! Register today for online classes starting weekly June through August. Summer 2021 Class Catalog PDF (download to print... Continue Reading

Drag Queen Story Hour!!

Drag Queen Story Hour!!

June 3rd, 2021

Saturday, June 12, 10am-11am, FREE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Richmond Art Center celebrates Pride with this special online event. Join PerSia as she reads A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by Jill Twiss. This event is for kids and their families.  About PerSia: With a pedigree from weekly performances at the late, iconic... Continue Reading

Summer Bucket List: Art Class CHECK!  |   With Love... Issue 21

Summer Bucket List: Art Class CHECK! | With Love... Issue 21

May 26th, 2021

ISSUE 21Summer Session is Here | An Update on Reopening RAC | Live Online Soon! | The Beginners Gallery | Job Opportunities Summer Session is Here Registration for Summer Session NOW OPEN Classes for Adults! Paint Sketching Experiments, Figure Drawing from Photos, Beginner's Sumi-e, and more! Classes for Kids! Squishy Wonderful Clay!, Animals and... Continue Reading

COVID-19 Prevention

COVID-19 Prevention

May 25th, 2021

COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES Richmond Art Center is implementing a COVID-19 Prevention Plan (download the complete plan below) to prevent the spread of COVID-19. RAC’s safety protocols for all visitors include: A requirement that all staff and visitors over the age of two wear masks at all times inside the buildingAn attendance limit... Continue Reading

Family Ghosts   |   With Love... Issue 20

Family Ghosts | With Love... Issue 20

May 11th, 2021

ISSUE 20Three Artists Talk | Two Artists Talk | We're Hiring! Flora, Family Ghosts + Resilient Correspondence Three artists discuss the threads and themes of their work Online Artists' Talk: Thursday, May 27, 7-8pm PST Join us for a special event bringing together three artists – Shari Arai DeBoer, Manon Wada, Irene Wibawa –... Continue Reading

We're Hiring: Curator (part-time)

We're Hiring: Curator (part-time)

May 7th, 2021

Job Title: CuratorOrganization: Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804Salary: $33.65 per hourJob Type: Part-Time, 12-Month ContractSchedule: This position is 20 hours per week. Many of the position’s duties can be conducted offsite. The schedule is flexible, but the Curator must be able to be onsite for exhibition... Continue Reading

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