Richmond Art Center

Richmond Art Center

Art
Richmond, Richmond, California
(10 Reviews)

The Richmond Art Center is the largest visual arts center in the East Bay, and we deliver exciting arts experiences to young and old alike who reflect the diverse richness of our community. We do this through hands-on learning, well-equipped studios, traveling Art in the Community programs and contemporary exhibitions in our galleries.

Every year, we serve thousands of students through classes and programs taught by professional artists, both onsite at the Art Center and at sites throughout Richmond. Our four galleries allow us to mount rotating exhibitions that display the works of emerging and established Bay Area artists. Artists such as Richard Diebenkorn, Jay DeFeo, Wanxin Zhang, Hung Liu, Ed Rossbach and Peter Voulkos have been showcased here.

The Richmond Art Center originated in 1936, when local artist Hazel Salmi, who worked for the WPA, traversed the streets of Richmond with a suitcase packed with art supplies, eager to teach art to anyone interested. Today, everything we do at the Center continues to breathe life into Salmi’s original vision: That within every person lives an artist.

Reviews of Richmond Art Center

(10 Reviews)
Screen Print Skeletons!

10/27/2019
Julian M.

Attended: Screen Print Skeletons!


This hands on class is a great introduction to screenprinting. We made a screen from scratch with affordable materials. We could design our own image in a variety of ways, most of them also accessible. And I even exposed my screen using the sun! I loved the ability for students to print their own gifts like cards, shirts, napkins, etc. I would definitely take this course again with a different project in mind.

Natural Bundle Dyeing and Eco-Printing

10/7/2019
Julian M.

Attended: Natural Bundle Dyeing and Eco-Printing


Lovely afternoon spent with a bunch of plants. Kirsten's workshop approach worked great, as people brought their independent projects and even contributed plants. Kirsten steamed a ton of stuff. My pillowcase looks exquisite! I would definitely take this class again.

Stitch-Resist Shibori Workshop

9/30/2019
Maggie G.

Attended: Stitch-Resist Shibori Workshop


We learned 5 different Shibori techniques. The teacher was very organized and everyone came away feeling successful.

Ceramic Pots for Plants

8/5/2019
Elliott C.

Attended: Ceramic Pots for Plants


Fun class with great instruction. I highly recommend it.

Intro to Oil Painting

3/16/2021
Anonymous

Attended: Intro to Oil Painting


Anonymous gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Beginner Origami

7/31/2020
Anonymous

Attended: Beginner Origami


Anonymous gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Shibori Dyeing with Indigo

3/8/2020
Angeles T.

Attended: Shibori Dyeing with Indigo


Angeles T. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Precious Metal Clay Jewelrymaking

3/4/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Precious Metal Clay Jewelrymaking


Anonymous gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Intro to Colored Pencils

1/28/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Intro to Colored Pencils


Anonymous gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Improv Weaving: Wall Hanging

11/5/2018
Stephanie W.

Attended: Improv Weaving: Wall Hanging


Stephanie W. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

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2540 Barrett Ave, Richmond, California 94804
Richmond Art Center
Richmond
2540 Barrett Ave
At 25th St
Richmond, California 94804

Upcoming Classes at Richmond Art Center

Drawing with Wet Media
Drawing with Wet Media
Next start date:

Monday Apr 19th, 4pm - 6pm Pacific Time

Handbuilding: Women in Contemporary Ceramics
Handbuilding: Women in Contemporary Ceramics
Next start date:

Monday Apr 19th, 6pm - 8pm Pacific Time

Temp Ink (Ages 8-18)
Temp Ink (Ages 8-18)
Next start date:

Saturday Apr 24th, 11am - 12pm Pacific Time

Digital Art: Mixed Media Mash Up
Digital Art: Mixed Media Mash Up
Next start date:

Saturday Apr 24th, 12pm - 2pm Pacific Time

Painting Shells with Watermedia
Painting Shells with Watermedia
Next start date:

Tuesday Apr 27th, 6pm - 8pm Pacific Time

Repujado: Mexican Tin Art (Ages 8-18)
Repujado: Mexican Tin Art (Ages 8-18)
Next start date:

Saturday May 1st, 10am - 11am Pacific Time

Workshop: Street Art History
Workshop: Street Art History
Next start date:

Tuesday May 4th, 4pm - 5:30pm Pacific Time

Street Art 102: Defining Your Style
Street Art 102: Defining Your Style
Next start date:

Wednesday May 5th, 4pm - 5:30pm Pacific Time

Seeing Place with Watercolor
Seeing Place with Watercolor
Next start date:

Wednesday May 5th, 6pm - 8pm Pacific Time

Mixed Media Magic (Ages 8-18)
Mixed Media Magic (Ages 8-18)
Next start date:

Saturday May 22nd, 9am - 10am Pacific Time

Collage Into Painting
Collage Into Painting
Next start date:

Saturday May 8th, 10am - 12pm Pacific Time

Teachers at Richmond Art Center

Hue Yang Abac, Shannon - Burman, Marisa Anne Marie Falge Joyce Shon Young, Tess Airiel Mulvaney Alan Tarbell Alexa Oliveira Alexandria Martinez Amanda Scheutzow Amy Keefer Anna Kingsley Anna Speaker Anna Speaker & Alisha Culver Annie Gwathney Betsy Kendall Brad Holmes & Siew-Chinn Chin Brian Goldberg Bruno Kark Buddy Mast Calvert Crary Caroline Charuk Cass Chanda Beck Charlyn Griffith-oro Chef Mona Chelsea Smith Chris Triplett Chris Harper Ttriplett Christine Finch Christopher Castle Claire Siepser Colleen Garland Connie English Crystal Bongers Dance Doyle Dance Doyle Daniela Rivero Danielle Hoffman Dara Lorenzo Dawline-Jane Oni-Eseleh Dean Stuart Don Carlson Don Wollwage Don Farnsworth Ed Lay Edward Lay Eli Africa Emily Van Engel Emily Van Engel & Patricia Ludovici English, Connie Erin McCluskey Wheeler Fati Genese Fleming Francine Marquis Francisco Rojas Fumiyo Yoshikawa Grace Rosario Perkins Hadas Tal Heather Deyling Hue Yang Ilene Conde Jade Ariana Fair Jamie Mayne Janet Bartlett-Goodman Jason Stern Jason Novak Jason Henry Jennica Peterson Jennifer Linderman Jennifer Linderman Jessica Solares Jiajun Lu Jiajun Lu Jill Perakis Jill Mclennan Jim Bruce Jocelyn V. Jones Joshua Coffy Joyce Shon Juliana Duncan Julianne Sterling Julie Walker Karen Gallagher-Iverson Karen Kramer Karen Ondracek Kasey Jorgensen Kay Coffee Keeley McSherry Kenya Miles Kimberly Hylton Kristin Arzt Kristin Landowski Kristin Satzman L. Kay Coffee Larissa Larry Stefl Lauren Davis Lauren Ari Leah Yael levy Lisa Di Prima Luis Madelaine Hunt Marisa Burman Marvin Parra Mary Jeys May Lo Medha Kothari & Wesley Graham Minnie Phan Mira White Mort Cohn Nancy Roberts Ned Axthelm Olivia Chen Oni-Eseleh, Dawline-Jane Pam Toki Patty Kennedy Patty Kennedy Patty Kennedy Paulina Berczynski & Amanda Walters Rachel Anne Palacio Rajni Kavula Ralph McCaskey Raphael Villet Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez Rebekah Erev & Elsa Asher Rosa Novak Rose Offner Ryan Martin Saadi Shapiro Sandhya Sridharan Shannon Abac Shannon Abac Shawn Vales Sierra Reading Slow Burn Glass Studio Sofie Siegmann Stacy Speyer Steve Ruby Stuart Turner CST Stuart Turner Suzanne Lacke Tania Pulido Tatiana Ortiz TBK Kitchen1 Teaching Artist Tess Young Tosha Stimage Travis Meinolf Trevor Twist Vera Totos Vida Vazquez Vince De Jesus Wendy Jensen-McDermott
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