During this Special Edition Gallery Activation Hour, NIAD artists featured in Into the Brightness: Artists from Creativity Explored, Creative Growth & NIAD will be in the gallery discussing their art and process. NIAD artists Carlota Rodriguez, Esmeralda Silva and Mireya Betances will be participating.
Kick off Visual Artists of Richmond Open Studio weekend with cocktails, art and music here at NIAD. Tunes courtesy of KALX DJ Penny Royal and fun n' fruity sparkling wines courtesy of multimedia artist-cum-vintner Patrick Church. Laugh, mingle, and shake off the week while immersed in NIAD's outstanding collection of contemporary art. This is the first in a series of events—tell your friends you were at the very first ARTY PARTY!
Old Friends/New Friends takes inspiration from Creativity Explored’s generous four-decade history in the Mission district in San Francisco. Over the course of the summer 2023, Creativity Explored artists, in workshops along with guest artists, including several original participants of the fabled Mission School, have created work about their community, friends and neighborhood.
Fall's Well Ceramics Studio Sale Saturday November 11 1 to 4pm NIAD Art Center Fabulous finds by all of NIAD’s ceramists, including artists whose work was recently acquired by SFMOMA and is on view at OMCA! NIAD’s ceramics area is such a hotbed of activity, and our inventory of ground-breaking, rule-flouting, show-stopping ceramic pieces is deep. We’ll be bringing everything out for “Fall’s Well”, a ceramics vending event with work for sale all throughout the studio and spilling out into NIAD’s courtyard. Also featuring gift-able items from local artists Lauren Ari and Steen Kjorlie. Stop by for DEEP discounts on NIAD ceramics Read More ...
This holiday season, support the Bay Area creative community by shopping this special pop-up sale featuring local presses, zine publishers, artists, and more. From artist books and zines to posters, T-shirts, and mixtapes, you’re sure to find something unique for everyone on your list — including yourself!