Tag Archives: mural

Young volunteers help loosen up the crowd before starting work on John F. Kennedy Park. (Photo by Brittany Kirstin)

Community works together to rebuild John F. Kennedy Park

Almost 400 volunteers spent last Saturday rebuilding Richmond's John F. Kennedy Park. The park, wedged between John F. Kennedy High School and King Elementary, was this year's project for Make A Difference Day, a nationwide...
Emmy Lou Packard exhibit

Shipyard exhibit brings wartime art to life

A new exhibition of rarely seen prints by California artist Emmy Lou Packard opened Saturday in Richmond, offering visitors a glimpse of one of the Bay Area's most noteworthy 20th century artists at work during...
A mural at Seventh Street and Macdonald Avenue. The city introduces a new ordinance to distinguish public art from tags. (Photo by: Evelyn Xiaoqing Pi)

From anti-graffiti to anti-tag: Richmond considering new graffiti ordinance

Last October a group of student artists from Gompers High School pooled their money to buy paint and spent two weeks splashing vibrant blues and greens on the brick wall of an industrial building off...