Coming Soon // Holiday Movie Magic on December 12, 3:00 – 5:00 PM

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Join American Documentary/POV and NIAD Art Center for a little “Holiday Movie Magic” with a free screening of Sam Cullman and Jennifer Grausman’s “Art And Craft.”

On View // “Shana Harper” At Yali’s Cafe In Stanley Hall On The UC Berkeley Campus


Yes, we’re delighted to announce the latest solo exhibition of Shana Harper! If you’re in the East Bay, or planning to be, you should definitely visit the show. “Shana Harper” is a selection of more than a nine prints from the NIAD artist’s floral print portfolio. Also on view is Shana’s amazing printed-quilt.

On View // Deck The Walls Through December 23

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You know we make amazing work at the Art Center. So, we are packing the gallery full of drawing from most of our artists. All work in Deck The Walls will be only $40. At a price like this, you’ll be able to cross off most everyone on your holiday shopping list and grab lots […]

Coming Soon // Crochet Jam. Make Something Amazing. Together. Today, November 21 from 12:30 – 3:00 PM

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NIAD Art Center and social-practice artist Ramekon O’Arwisters invite you to make something. Something amazing. So, we’re having a Crochet Jam.

On View // Adventure!, Organized By Scott MacLeod Through October 30


Who doesn’t like a good adventure? When Oakland-based artist Scott MacLeod agreed to curate a NIAD gallery show, he immediately thought of the theme “Adventure!”

On View // “We Can Do It!” NIAD Art Center at The Hurwich Library, Alliant University in San Francisco Through October 22

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As part of a continuing celebration of the 25th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act, works from 15 NIAD artists are featured in “We Can Do It!” — a group exhibition through a unique partnership between Alliant International University and NIAD Art Center.

Sight + Sound // M-Tet Performs At NIAD Today, November 21 3:00 – 5:00 Pm

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Nothing goes better with art than music, so this Fall, NIAD Art Center has created “Sight + Sound,” a weekend music series.

Come Visit Our Booth // ART Night SF In Civic Center Plaza on September 17, October 1 and October 22


What’s you doing this Thursday? You’re visiting our booth at Art Night SF, of course. And it’s free!

On View // Welcome To My World, Organized By Chris Ashley Through September 26

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“Welcome to My World” was recorded by country music singer Jim Reeves and reached the No. 2 spot on the music charts in Spring 1964. It is also an exhibition of thirteen artists — Gina Borg, Michael Brennan, Lew Carson, Maria Dalisay, Erica Martinez, Karen May, Marlon Mullen, Demi Petropoulos, Steuart Pittman, Sam Carr-Prindle, Laurie […]

Up Now // Hermosas Criatures: Ceramics And Drawings From Julio Del Rio, At NIAD Art Center Through June 27.

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For the last several years, Julio Del Rio has been creating some quite amazing beings in clay; one might even call them “beautiful creatures.” Del Rio explores not just the human form, he also builds objects based on the animal kingdom. You should stop in and see this stuff for yourself.