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Press Release: Holiday Arts Festival Returns to Richmond Art Center

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 featuring Ceramics Sale and Curbside Market and Online Arts and Crafts Hub.

We also have art kit giveaways and thank you gifts to celebrate the Holiday Arts Festival as RAC’s largest community fundraising event. Visit richmondartcenter.org/haf to view the event schedule, artist listings, and browse thank you gifts including RAC apparel, unique glass magnets and beautiful, original artwork.


Ceramics Sale & Curbside Market*

Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, CA
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, December 4, 5 and 6, 11:00am – 3:00pm

Our popular Ceramics Studio Sale will be back in 2020 with a socially distant outdoor event. Purchase beautiful and usable ceramics such as plates, cups, bowls, made by our students and teachers. All sales benefit Richmond Art Center.

Alongside the Ceramics Sale, a selection of awesome local artisans – representing Richmond nonprofits, community partners and our teaching artists – will be selling their best work. Vendors include: Lauren Ari, Marisa Burman Ceramics, Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez, The Latina Center, Erin McCluskey Wheeler, NIAD, Sea Pony Couture, and The Xocolate Bar.

The Ceramics Sale & Curbside Market will happen in Richmond Art Center’s outside courtyard at 2540 Barrett Avenue over three days: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, December 4, 5 and 6, 11:00am – 3:00pm. To ensure public safety during covid, we will limit the number of people in the courtyard, with access granted on a first come, first admitted basis.

*This event is subject to City and County health orders and compliance with the social distancing requirements.

Ceramics Sale 2019, Images by Destiny Caster

Online Arts & Crafts Hub

richmondartcenter.org/haf/online
November 9 – December 31

The Arts & Crafts Hub is an online gateway for participating artists and makers to display and sell their work during the holiday season. Visitors to the online hub can browse work by media and then connect directly with the artists to see, buy and commission local Bay Area art.

Participating artists include: 100 Paintings of Oakland, Adroit, Alex Martinez, ArtsyKaethi, Bottle of Clouds, Clouds and Ladders, DEENA & DONNA, Erin McCluskey Wheeler, Ezme Designs, Fumiyo Yoshikawa, GenerickArts, HollyPapercuts, Karen Kramer Watercolors, Kieren Dutcher Illustration, La Chuparosa, Lauren Ari, Lulu Accessories and Crafts, Margo Scapulla, Marisa Burman Ceramics, Melody Rose, Moon & Leaf, Nightside Studios, North & East Leather, Olivia Shih, ontheq, Patricia Tostenson Jewelry, Skincare by Feleciai, Susie Hodges, Take Shape Studio, Tangleweeds, Teabug Art, Tess Young Jewelry, The Xocolate Bar, Three Cat Art Studio, TIMMY MAYS, WardWorksArt, Xan Blood Walker, Yael Levy Studio, Yelloh Joy Magazine

Online Arts and Crafts Hub Detail

About Richmond Art Center: For nearly 85 years Richmond Art Center has been sharing art and experiences for creating together in Richmond, CA. We offer art classes and workshops for over 5,000 adults and youth per year to create, experience and share art at our facility and in local schools and community spaces. We also present rotating exhibitions of work by Bay Area artists, attracting over 18,000 visitors to our four galleries annually. richmondartcenter.org

Media Contact: Amy Spencer, amy@nullrichmondartcenter.org

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