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“Into the Brightness” Lunchtime Gallery Activation Hour at OMCA

Oakland Museum of California 1000 Oak Street, Oakland CA 94607, Oakland, CA, United States

Due to popular demand, OMCA is expanding their Gallery Activation Hour! 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. About Gallery Activation Hour Enjoy talking about Museum exhibition themes and exploring how they relate to your life? Join us for Gallery Activation Hour, an informal drop-in experience, every Saturday from 1 to 2pm in OMCA’s Great Hall. In addition to weekly Saturday Gallery Activation Hour and during the run of Into the Brightness: Artists from Creativity Explored, Creative Growth Read More ...

Autumn Artdrop

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

Join us at NIAD Art Center this Saturday, September 9th for the opening reception of our "Autumn Artdrop." The event coincides with the closing ceremony of the GGLA curated exhibition, "Object Inside Object Outside Inside Object Outside Object." Saturday, September 9th 1 to 4pm NIAD Art Center 551 23rd St. Richmond, CA 94804 There are no stairs to enter the NIAD Art Center building. The building is one level. The sidewalk has multiple curb cut-outs and is wide enough for a wheelchair. The building does not have automatic doors. Our restrooms are accessible to people using mobility devices. We have gender Read More ...

Opening Reception for “An incomplete collection of all the Earth’s living creatures vol. 1” at Et al. etc.

Et al. 2831 Mission Street, San Francisco, United States

An incomplete collection of all the Earth’s living creatures vol. 1 OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, September 9th 5-8pm Hacer Acma Saul Alegria Deatra Colbert Julio Del Rio Luis Estrada Raven Harper James Heartsill Samantha Kershnar Jean McElvane Ann Meade Maria Radilla Dorian Reid Shawn Sanders The world is vibrating with the growth and motion and birth and death of living beings. Given a pen and paper or lump of clay, our hands seem drawn to depicting this menagerie, taking liberties with verisimilitude in a drive to capture quickly the gist of the creature whether human or turtle. This is quite separate Read More ...

OMCA Vibrations of Awesomness // Films & Fashion

Oakland Museum of California 1000 Oak Street, Oakland CA 94607, Oakland, CA, United States

Join this playful, colorful, and lively event celebrating films and fashion created by the superstar artists of the wildly popular current exhibition, Into the Brightness: Artists from Creativity Explored, Creative Growth & NIAD. Films showcasing vibrant textiles and wearable art from artists featured in the exhibition kick off the afternoon. Next up will be a live exhibition of fashions modeled by more than two dozen artists from these studios in an informal, salon-style presentation with music and fun! This program is part of OMCA’s Spotlight Sundays series that presents innovative and engaging programs the third Sunday of each month. Participating Read More ...

Landline Opening Reception at Personal Space

Personal Space 1505 Tennessee Street, Vallejo, CA

Landline September 24-November 5, 2023 Opening Reception: Sunday Sept 24, 2-5pm Landline assembles the work of artists from Atlanta, Northern California, Chicago, Maine, New York, Iowa, and Seattle. Channeling analog modes of communication, these works seem to conjure ethereal portals to another realm while simultaneously rooting themselves in the natural world. Images and objects that transmit ancient relics, spiritual talismans, and imaginative figments manifest through various mastery of shape, form, materiality, texture and color. At once worldly and otherworldly, these works straddle a line etched between past, present, and the unknown. The exhibition includes two commissioned works as part of Personal Read More ...

Can’t Wait for Tomorrow Opening Reception @ WAVE

WAVE 663 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

Can’t Wait for Tomorrow Location: WAVE, 663 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117 Show Duration: September 30 - October 28, 2023 Opening Reception: Sat, September 30, 5-8 PM Instagram Live Gallery Tour: TBA Featured Artists Christina Marie Fong, Claire Astrow, Courtney Sennish, Dawline-Jane Oni-Eseleh, Douglas Barnillas, Ember Avalos, Genna Legallet, Ian Douglas Hucke, Ines Villalobos, Jazthri, Jean Coury, Jennifer Hall, Joseph Alef, Julie Corry, Julio Rodriguez, Kate Laster, Laine Justice, Lisa Rock, Percy Cannon, Shane Tarkington, Sylvia Fragoso Participating Progressive Art Studios NIAD Art Center (Richmond, CA), Creative Growth (Oakland, CA), Creativity Explored (San Francisco, CA), Cedars of Marin (San Read More ...