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Press Release: Spring Family Day celebrates light and new beginnings through art

Thursday, April 18, 2024


Spring Family Day

Celebrate Light and New Beginnings through Art!
Saturday, April 27, 2024, 12pm-3pm | FREE
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond
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Richmond, CA: We’re gathering on Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 12pm to 3pm, to celebrate light and new beginnings through art-making at Spring Family Day. Come join the fun!

Family Day offers a variety of drop-in art-making activities to celebrate the season. Make Spring Equinox affirmation cards with artist Shani Ealey, or print from the sun exploring cyanotype processes with Vivianna Carlos. Other activities are lantern making with Julia La Chica, and a community mural led by Maggie Burns.

Visitors can also listen to live music by Jazz and Soul, and enjoy sliders by Artisan Kitchen. Inside our galleries, the WCCUSD Student Art Show features a jumbo interactive coloring-in wall by Eli Africa.

This free event is open to kids of all ages and their grown-ups. No rsvp is necessary. Richmond Art Center is located at 2540 Barrett Avenue in Richmond.

Accessibility and Parking: Ample free parking is available in the 25th Street lot across the street from Richmond Art Center. The facility is accessible to wheelchair users via the Barrett Avenue entrance, adjacent to a parking lot with six accessible spaces. Parking and Entrance Map

For information about Spring Family Day visit:

About Richmond Art Center: For over 80 years, Richmond Art Center has served the residents of Richmond and surrounding communities through studio arts education programs, exhibitions, off-site classes, and special initiatives for community-wide impact. Richmond Art Center’s mission is to be a catalyst in Richmond for learning and living through art.

For more information contact:
Amy Spencer,

Top Artwork: Family Day participants in 2023 work on a community mural project led by Luis Garcia
Above Photos: Visitors to Richmond Art Center work on our jumbo coloring-in wall by Eli Africa.



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2540 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804-1600


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