|Richmond Art Center Open House
July 20, 2002
You are invited to our Education Department
Monday, August 5, 2002 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm!
* Meet our esteemed teachers
* Find out about our classes Visit studios and galleries
* Talk to other students
Learn about classes offered in ceramics, drawing, painting, jewelry making,
weaving, and printmaking, as well as many classes for youth. This family
friendly event will feature live eclectic music of El Cerrito by Daniel
Popsicle. Children and youth can participate in free, supervised art
activities while adults tour the studios. Snacks will be provided.
Richmond Art Center location:
2540 Barrett Avenue (corner of 25th Street)
This event is FREE and open to the public.
Description: Richmond Art Center, a private, non-profit organization
in 1936, offers high quality and affordable classes for children and adults
in ceramics, painting, drawing, weaving, jewelry, glass fusing and much
more. Included within the education program are extensive outreach programs
in the visual arts for local youth. Exhibitions in four gallery spaces
feature Bay Area artists, group theme shows and interactive, community
Mission: Richmond Art Center inspires active engagement in the visual arts
through exhibitions, education, and outreach programs as the region1s most
established art center. Artists involve children and youth in the creative
process through residencies in public schools, and instruct individuals of
all ages through studio classes, workshops, and tours. Exhibitions
introducing contemporary Bay Area artists and community-based projects
reflect the richness and diversity of the region.
Richmond Art Center Funders:
The Richmond Art Center is a member-supported, privately funded arts
organization receiving major grants from Bayer Foundation, California Arts
Council, California Casualty Group, Chevron USA, The Christensen Fund, City
of Richmond, East Bay Community Foundation, Freitas Foundation, David B.
Gold Foundation, William and Harriet Gould Foundation, Gould Family
Foundation, The Walter and Elise Haas Fund, Kaiser Permanente, Dean &
Margaret Lesher Foundation, Richard and Emily Levin Foundation, Mechanics
Bank, National Endowment for the Arts, Pacific Bell Foundation, The San
Francisco Foundation, Shaper Lighting, and Wells Fargo Foundation, in
addition to many generous individual donations.