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Jonathan Valdivias in “About Face” at Bedford Gallery

1601 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94596 1601 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94596, Walnut Creek, CA, United States

About Face, a juried and invitational exhibition, continues the fascinating tradition of creating portraits, using a contemporary lens to speculate how future generations might perceive the way we value beauty, power, and ultimately what we hold culturally significant. About The practice of creating portraits dates back nearly 12,000 years to the Neolithic era. What began as plastered human skulls has evolved into paintings, photographs, and sculpture that not only capture the likeness of an individual, but also provide clues about the cultural and societal context in which the person lived. Opening Reception: Saturday, April 15, 2023  12 - 2pm Get Read More ...

NIAD Volunteer Meet & Greet

NIAD Art Center 551 23rd Street, Richmond, CA, United States

NIAD Art Center is opening its doors one hour early on June 10th to welcome in current volunteers and curious would-be volunteers! During this *sneak peek* we'll enjoy art, refreshments, and chat about volunteer opportunities at NIAD. We invite current or former volunteers to join us in welcoming interested community members to our space and sharing your stories and experiences.

June NIAD Opening Reception + Artist Talks and Performances // “Championship Belt” and “Exploring Arts Through Sound”

NIAD Art Center 551 23rd Street, Richmond, CA, United States

Join us in NIAD’s Galleries for two new exhibitions, "Championship Belt" and "Exploring Arts Through Sound"! Artists and exhibition organizers will be on hand for a lively discussion in the galleries, and light refreshments will be served. Come browse the exhibitions and check out NIAD’s art-filled studios.