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Richmond Art Center: building community through art

You don’t need to be an artist to work with clay or fibers. All you need is the desire. And a little support from your friends doesn’t hurt. The Richmond Art Center provides artistically inclined...

Halloween treats for Richmond families

Trick or treat? Halloween is here! Richmond Art Center is treating children to seasonal chills and thrills with its annual family art making event: Skeletonfest. This event was free and open to the public. Three...

Art event to showcase teen photography, give insight into growing up in Richmond

More than 100 portraits of Richmond teenagers and the stories they shared with 19 young photojournalists will be on display at the Richmond Art Center from Jan. 11 to March 7 as part of "Unlock...

Richmond artist turns trashcans into art pieces, teaches youth

Richmond artist Daud Abdullah recently received a $3,000 grant from the city to decorate most of the city’s 300 trashcans with his mosaic art and teach the youth.
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Kennedy High art teacher finalist for The Ed Fund

Dozens of palm-sized faces hang from the ceiling in Steve Mainini’s art classroom at Kennedy High School. The ceramic reflections of former students dangle in wire cages and defy gravity as if trapped in some...
Artist Antonio Canet Hernandez entrusted a series of 95 block prints illustrating the Cuban Revolution to the Richmond Regla Friendship Committee in 2003. A decade later, they are finally all framed and on display at the Richmond Art Center. This is a detail from Print 84, which is captioned, "On January 8, 1959, the triumphant entry of the Commander-in-Chief and his victorious guerrillas took place in Havana - Armando Hart." (Photo by: Rachel Waldholz)

Richmond Art Center features artists abroad and close to home

Striking block prints illustrating scenes from the Cuban Revolution, pastel canvases full of memories from a childhood in Philadelphia, and a medley of photographs, sculptures and paintings from black artists throughout the Bay Area –...
Photos from Art on the Greenway exhibit, Richmond Art Center

Art on the Greenway exhibit a community effort to celebrate Richmond

The Richmond Greenway got a huge makeover this summer – from colorful murals to mosaic benches to hand-welded bike racks – thanks to $65,000 in grants through Richmond’s Neighborhood Public Art program. The summer’s projects...

Richmond council approves funding to re-open Point Molate, close Bay Trail gaps

On Tuesday night, at the last city council meeting before a month-long recess, the council wrapped up by approving nearly a dozen expenditure items, most notably the resurrection of Richmond’s only beach—Point Molate.