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Noticia de prensa: Dia de los muertos

Noticia de prensa: Dia de los muertos

October 14th, 2021

Dia de los muertos Día de la familia de otoño 2021 Sábado 23 de octubre, de 12:00 a 15:00 horas | GRATIS Richmond Art Center (patio), 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond Página web del evento: richmondartcenter.org/familyday2021 Richmond, CA: El Día de la Familia regresa al Centro de Arte de Richmond con una celebración especial del Día... Continue Reading

Press Release: Día de los Muertos

Press Release: Día de los Muertos

October 14th, 2021

Día de los Muertos Fall Family Day 2021 Saturday, October 23, 12pm-3pm | FREE Richmond Art Center (courtyard), 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond Event webpage: richmondartcenter.org/familyday2021 Richmond, CA: Family Day is coming back to Richmond Art Center with a special celebration of Día de los Muertos on Saturday, October 23, 12pm-3pm. Kids of all ages and... Continue Reading

Press Release: Time and Again

Press Release: Time and Again

September 3rd, 2021

Time and AgainAn exhibition of Rigo 23’s statue of Native activist Leonard Peltier Exhibition: September 9 – November 18, 2021Main GalleryRichmond Art Center2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804Gallery Hours: Thurs 10am-2pm, Sat 10am-2pm, or by appt 510-620-6772 Richmond, CA: Richmond Art Center (RAC) is honored to present Time and Again, an exhibition... Continue Reading

Press Release: This Land Is Me

Press Release: This Land Is Me

July 28th, 2021

This Land Is Me Online Exhibition: July 28 - September 7, 2021 Artists: Saif Senussi Azzuz, Kim Champion, Emily Van Engel View the exhibition: https://richmondartcenter.org/exhibitions/this-land-is-me/ Richmond, CA: Richmond Art Center presents a new online exhibition This Land Is Me, presented in conjunction with EXTRACTION: Art on the Edge of the Abyss, a multimedia, multi-venue,... Continue Reading

Press Release: Richmond Art Center to Receive $30,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Press Release: Richmond Art Center to Receive $30,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

June 17th, 2021

Richmond, CA: Richmond Art Center has been approved for a $30,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support the inaugural Richmond Artist Residency (RAR) for emerging artists. The 2021-2022 RAR artists will be local collective Liberación Gráfica, a group of young printmakers whose work explores community, culture and social justice... Continue Reading

Press Release: California Girls 2

Press Release: California Girls 2

June 10th, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 10, 2021 California Girls 2 Marking the 50th Anniversary of Tom Marioni’s time at Richmond Art Center California Girls 2: richmondartcenter.org/exhibitions/california-girls-2 Rewriting the Rules: An Interview with Tom Marioni: richmondartcenter.org/announcements/interview-with-tom-marioni Richmond, CA: Richmond Art Center (RAC) presents a new exhibition marking the 50th anniversary of California Girls. The 1971 exhibition was the... Continue Reading

Press Release: 55th Annual WCCUSD Student Art Show

Press Release: 55th Annual WCCUSD Student Art Show

April 5th, 2021

Online Exhibition: April 9 - June 4, 2021Richmond, CA: Richmond Art Center, in partnership with the West Contra Costa Unified School District, presents the 55th Annual WCCUSD Student Art Show. For the first time, due to the covid pandemic, this show is presented as an online exhibition running April 9 through... Continue Reading

Press Release: Art of the African Diaspora at Macy’s Union Square

Press Release: Art of the African Diaspora at Macy’s Union Square

February 5th, 2021

Macy's Union Square in San Francisco presents a satellite exhibition for Art of the African Diaspora in honor of Black History Month  Featured artists: Derrick Bell, Stephen Bruce, Orin Carpenter, Tiffany Conway, Kelvin Curry, Andrea McCoy Harvey, and Akili Simba Exhibition Dates: February 13 - 28, 2021Meet the Artists: February 13 &... Continue Reading

Press Release: Art of the African Diaspora

Press Release: Art of the African Diaspora

February 3rd, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 3, 2021 Art of the African Diaspora 2021 Featuring Over 110 Artists of African Descent Online Exhibition: February 11 - May 16, 2021Online Reception: Saturday, March 20, 3pm Richmond, CA: Art of the African Diaspora, in partnership with Richmond Art Center, supports artists of African descent in the Bay Area through representation,... Continue Reading

Press Release: Holiday Arts Festival Returns to Richmond Art Center

Press Release: Holiday Arts Festival Returns to Richmond Art Center

November 17th, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 17, 2020 Online and in-person event featuring Bay Area arts and crafts Richmond, CA: Richmond Art Center (RAC) invites holiday shoppers and art lovers to experience the 58th Annual Holiday Arts Festival! This beloved Richmond Art Center tradition returns in November and December 2020 with a hybrid in-person/virtual event... Continue Reading

Press Release: Fall 2020 Class Registration Opens

Press Release: Fall 2020 Class Registration Opens

September 15th, 2020

Richmond Art Center Expands its Online Offerings RICHMOND, CA: Richmond Art Center opens its Fall 2020 class registration with expanded online art class listings. The Fall 2020 session offers over forty classes by nearly thirty different teaching artists, including old favorites and beloved teachers, as well as new offerings for kids, adults and families.Oil painting,... Continue Reading

Press Release: Announcing… RAC UPLOADED!

Press Release: Announcing… RAC UPLOADED!

July 8th, 2020

Richmond Art Center Launches Online Art Classes RICHMOND, CA: Richmond Art Center launches RAC UPLOADED, a new online art program. RAC UPLOADED includes workshops, classes, demos and virtual meet-ups featuring accessible materials and media for at-home creativity.    Online offerings for adults, youth, children and familiesMaking screen time active and engaging Fee, sliding-scale and... Continue Reading

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Para comunicar inmediato: Richmond Art Center anuncia el nombramiento de José R. Rivera como el Director Ejecutivo

June 11th, 2020

RICHMOND, CA: El Centro de Arte de Richmond (Richmond Art Center) se complace en anunciar el nombramiento de José R. Rivera para el cargo de Director Ejecutivo. La presidenta de la Junta Directiva, Patricia Guthrie, dijo: "El Sr. Rivera trae una gran experiencia de gestión y un profundo compromiso con... Continue Reading

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Press Release: Richmond Art Center announces the appointment of José R. Rivera as Executive Director

June 11th, 2020

RICHMOND, CA: The Richmond Art Center is pleased to announce the appointment of José R. Rivera to the position of Executive Director. Board of Directors President Patricia Guthrie said: “Mr. Rivera brings a wealth of management experience and a deep commitment to the arts and community which we feel will... Continue Reading

Press Release: Richmond Art Center Awarded Three California Arts Council Grants

Press Release: Richmond Art Center Awarded Three California Arts Council Grants

May 12th, 2020

State funds support in-school and after-school art programs, as well as a new artist residency at RAC Richmond, CA: The California Arts Council announced grant awards totaling $57,000 to Richmond Art Center (RAC). The grants RAC will receive are Artists in Communities, Artists in Schools, and Youth Arts Action. Artists in Schools... Continue Reading

Press Release: Dewey Crumpler: Crossings

Press Release: Dewey Crumpler: Crossings

February 24th, 2020

The inventive power of Dewey Crumpler’s shipping containers Richmond Art Center 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804 Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat, 10am – 5pm Exhibition: March 31 - May 30, 2020 Reception: Saturday, March 28, 5-7pm Artist Talk: Saturday, May 2, 11am Location: Main Gallery RICHMOND, CA: The Richmond Art Center announces Dewey... Continue Reading

Press Release: Richmond Art Center Receives Grant from California Humanities

Press Release: Richmond Art Center Receives Grant from California Humanities

January 17th, 2020

RICHMOND, CA: California Humanities has announced the recent round of Humanities For All Quick Grant awards. The Richmond Art Center is one of thirty-seven awardees for its event Revelation & Rebirth – The History & Practice of Collecting African-American Art. The Humanities For All Quick Grant is a competitive grant... Continue Reading

Press Release: Art of the African Diaspora

Press Release: Art of the African Diaspora

December 14th, 2019

Featuring Over 150 Artists of African Descent Richmond, CA: The Richmond Art Center announces Art of the African Diaspora, an exhibition featuring over 150 artists of African Descent. The exhibition will be on view in the Richmond Art Center’s Main and West Galleries from January 14 through to March 13, 2020. This exhibition will be accompanied... Continue Reading

Press Release: 57th Annual Holiday Arts Festival Returns to the Richmond Art Center

Press Release: 57th Annual Holiday Arts Festival Returns to the Richmond Art Center

November 26th, 2019

Free, family-friendly arts and crafts festival includes over 55 local artist vendors, community partners and food vendors, holiday café and free art activities for all ages RICHMOND, CA: The Richmond Art Center invites holiday shoppers to experience a day of custom-made arts and crafts, jewelry, ceramics, textiles, packaged goods, clothing and... Continue Reading

Press Release: Richmond Art Center Announces Fall 2019 Exhibitions

Press Release: Richmond Art Center Announces Fall 2019 Exhibitions

August 19th, 2019

Richmond, CA: The Richmond Art Center's fall exhibitions Countersteer; Thresholds; Pause, Gap, Omission; Ready and Waiting and Rich Reality will run from Tuesday, September 10 through Friday, November 22, 2019. -- Countersteer: Custom Motorcycles as Self-ExpressionMain Gallery Since the invention of the motorcycle over 100 years ago, creative individuals have endeavored to improve performance and enhance... Continue Reading

Press Release: Countersteer: Custom Motorcycles as Self-Expression

Press Release: Countersteer: Custom Motorcycles as Self-Expression

August 8th, 2019

Countersteer Defined:1. Motorcycling: To initiate a turn by steering opposite to the direction desired.2. Common: To steer against the tide of norms and expectations. August 8, 2019: The Richmond Art Center invites visitors to the upcoming exhibition Countersteer: Custom Motorcycles as Self-Expression. Countersteer explores personal expression through the medium of the... Continue Reading

Press Release: Richmond Art Center Announces Summer 2019 Exhibitions

Press Release: Richmond Art Center Announces Summer 2019 Exhibitions

June 1st, 2019

Image: Top: Richard-Jonathan Nelson, Untitled, 2019. Courtesy of the Artist, Bottom: Ruth Tabancay, What’s In You and On You: Normal Flora and Pathogens (detail), 2018 Mary Jeys, Waving Hand, 2018, Dennis A. Giacovelli, Untitled (Self-Portrait), 2018. Second Class (E5) Engineman: Navy 1969- 71, Vietnam 1970.   RICHMOND, CA - June... Continue Reading

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Press Release: Richmond Art Center Awarded California Arts Council “Arts Education: Extension” Grant

June 14th, 2018

State funds support Richmond Art Center's Art in the Community arts education programming [Richmond, CA] – The California Arts Council announced its plans to award $13,500 to the Richmond Art Center as part of its Arts Education: Extension program. As a segment of the California Arts Council Arts Education grant opportunities, Extension grants... Continue Reading

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Press Release: Bay Area Mural Festival Bringing 10 New Murals To Richmond

September 25th, 2017

Richmond Art Center to host Closing Celebration on Sunday, October 8, 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm RICHMOND, CA — September 25, 2017 — The 2nd Annual Bay Area Mural Festival (BAMFest 2017) is bringing together 10 master muralists and 2 East Bay youth groups in the painting of 10 environmentally themed murals October... Continue Reading

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Press Release: Fall Exhibitions at the Richmond Art Center

August 10th, 2017

Fall Exhibitions at the Richmond Art Center Three new exhibitions featuring works by Bay Area figurative artist Joan Brown, an environmentally themed group show, and a celebration of Richmond’s acclaimed Pogo Park will open to the public on September 12, 2017. RICHMOND, CA — August 10, 2017 — The Richmond Art Center is celebrating the... Continue Reading

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