4:00 PM16:00

Youth Expressed

Join us at the Delta Gallery for "Youth Expressed" which will include a panel discussion, art show and reception. This event will feature the writing and artwork from the students of ODATS' Youth Expression Project. Non-alcoholic beverages and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

ODAT is the "One Day at a Time" organization in Brentwood (331 Pine Street). ODAT serves youth and young adults of all backgrounds and walks of life and challenges them to become the best version of themselves.

Location: Delta Art Gallery, 2485 Sand Creek Rd., Brentwood

Call for more info: (925) 240-1359

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8:00 AM08:00

ARTWalk - Early Opportunity!

The Brentwood Farmers' Market will have it's Grand Re-opening on Saturday, March 2nd. We have been asked to participate in the celebration which will include a ribbon cutting, a band and a return of many of the farmers.

You are invited to join in and set up a display of your artwork on the sidewalks in downtown Brentwood that morning. We expect the area that the ARTWalk has typically used will be occupied by the band and ribbon cutting ceremony. The Farmers' Market Manager will let Mary Lamb know where he would like us to set up.

Kathleen Jensen, Morning Star Ceramics, will be the point of contact on site that morning. The ARTWalk will be cancelled if it is raining.

MORE GOOD NEWS: This will be a free opportunity for you to try out the ARTWalk and see what it is all about!

For those of you that are new to AGD and/or the ARTWalk here are some details:

•This is an opportunity to sell your art at Brentwood Farmers' Market sponsored by AGD as a fundraiser

•This is for artist who have original art for sale (no buy & sell merchandise or non-art items please)

•ARTWalk runs on the 2nd Saturday of the month, April through September

•Fees: AGD members $15 per Saturday or $50 for a season pass; Others pay $25 per Saturday or $80 for the season.

Please consider giving this a try. The more artists we have participating with regularity the more our customer base will grow and look for us.

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to Jun 23

Art Wine & Jazz Festival

Brentwood Art Society is busy organizing the 2019 Art Wine & Jazz Benefit Festival!

Date: June 21, 22 and 23, 2019

Place: Brentwood's City Park, Oak and Second Streets

Now is the time to register if you are interested in having a booth at AWJBF. AGD members receive a discounted registration fee.

Visit their web page for all the information on this year's Festival. The Art Vendor Application is available on this site.


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10:00 AM10:00

Scene on the Strait

Nancy Roberts invites you to drop by and see her at this year's Scene on the Strait, Saturday, August 13, 10 am - 5 pm at the Martinez Regional Shoreline park. She'll be one of the plein air artists exhibiting work, painting and chatting with visitors at this popular outdoor festival. Bring the family, bring a picnic -- you can even bring your dog!  Admission and parking are free. For details visit www.sceneonthestrait.org.

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2:00 PM14:00

AGD Art Meet-up

Scheduled for next Tuesday, June 28th, 2 pm at Dore`s Bakery, at their original location in the Sunset Plaza, 7710 Brentwood Blvd, STE B.  (there is Lumpy's Express in same Plaza, nearest major cross street is Sandcreek and Brentwood Blvds.)  Gail is out of town, but the meet goes on!  


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10:00 AM10:00

Concord Art Association Spring Art Show & Sale

Treat yourself and your family to the gift of art - just in time for Mother's Day! 20 local artists are selling their originals, prints, greeting cards, handmade crafts & more. Steel drum performance (11am-1pm); kid's craft table - bring the family! FREE handmade Mother's Day gift to the first 50 women in the door! Visit concordartassociation.com for more information on our organization.

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6:00 PM18:00

Liberty High School's, Day of the Arts

Liberty High School is proud to announce, Day of the Arts, a much anticipated, annual event that showcases both visual and performing arts created and performed by Liberty High School students. The event will take place on April 14th throughout the school day as well as during Open House from 6-8pm on Liberty High School’s campus L Wing.

Day of the Arts will present art works created by students enrolled in a variety of visual and performing art classes including Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Arts, Ceramics, 3D Design, AP 2D & 3D Design, Choir and Dance.  The day specifically showcases the AP Studio Art Students who are presenting their portfolio that they have been developing for six months.  The event will also showcase chalk art created by students ranging from Intermediate Art to AP Studio Art. In addition, Day of the Arts will also feature small workshops at individual tables to provide artistic opportunities to patrons and guests will be able to preview PADA’s (Public Art and Design Academy) current public design art project.

 There is no fee to attend this event.

Contact information:

Lloyd Cornwell, Art Department Head: cornwell@luhsd.net

Alisha Douglass, PADA Coordinator: douglassa@luhsd.net


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6:30 PM18:30


Join us in a celebration of the season of love with the written word at 6:30 pm, Feb. 11th, in the Brentwood Community Center.   All short work -- poetry, short story, nonfiction, or any other creative work - - is welcome.  Participants are allowed 5 minutes each to perform.  We encourage you to bring work on any subject, your own or that of another writer, as long as it is neither insulting nor abusive.  Everyone is invited whether performing or listening and enjoying.  This event is free and open to the public.  Open Mic is presented by Brentwood Writes, an adjunct of the Brentwood Art Society and the Brentwood Community Library.  It is hosted by Kati Short, Poet Laureate.  The Brentwood Community Center is located at 35 Oak St., Downtown Brentwood.   In Mt. Diablo’s Shadow, Volume 5 will be available for purchase before and after the program.  Call Kati Short, 925-634-6655 with questions.

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11:00 AM11:00

Berkeley Art Center's Artists Annual Exhibition

Opening Reception
Saturday - December 5th, 2015
Open House & Holiday Sale: 11 - 5 pm
Artists Annual Reception: 3 - 5 pm

View a complete list of artists at: 


Please join us on Saturday, December 5th for holiday drinks and treats all day long. Bring home one (or more) of the pieces in the show for special holiday gifts, available at very affordable prices. Meet the artists at the reception from 3 - 5 pm and toast another inspiring year of art and community at Berkeley Art Center.

This reception is free and open to the public!

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to Dec 20

Gems III show for Arts Benicia

Gems III Arts Benicia
Exquisite, Intricate, Intimate Small Works of Art
December 2 - 20, 2015
Ruth Santee, Juror

Important Dates:
Gems III Members Preview and exhibition walk-through with juror Ruth Santee
Thursday, December 3, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Benicia Arsenal Artists December Open Studios Read more    
Saturday and Sunday, 10 - 5 pm  
Arts Benicia will be open 10-5 both days            
Free and open to the public.

Gems III Opening Reception (part of Benicia Arsenal Open Studios)  
Saturday, December 5, 2:00 - 4:00 pm                                                          
Free and open to the public.

Gems III Family Art Day
Sunday, December 13, 1:00 - 3:00 pm: 
Free and open to the public.

Juror Ruth Santee is the director and co/owner of Transmission Gallery in Oakland, California. Santee is an Oakland based artist whose work has been exhibited in museum, non-profit and gallery venues. She received her BFA from the College of Santa Fe, NM and MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. Santee is a recipient of the Cadogan Fellowship Award from the San Francisco Foundation and of a commission from the San Francisco Arts Commission. She has taught at the California College of Art Extended Ed Program, UC Davis and Bakersfield College and is a tenured professor at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, California.

Gems III Participating Artists

Martha Anderson      Michelle Andres     Tamera Avery     Richard Bailey     Sandra Berkson     Dawn Blanchfield     Paula Boas     Susan Brady     Mark Bremer     Kari Brinck      Zel Brook     Kristen Brown      Mernie Buchanan      Pat Calabro      Jules Campbell      Grace Cohen      Jen Cole      Deborah Colotti      Catherine Daley     Carol Dalton     Roger Daniels     Pam Dixon     Adam Donnelly     Beth Fein     Christina Finnie     Lynn Florence     Katherine Forst     Bodil Fox     Nancy Freeman     Jan Freeman Long     Deborah Friedman     Susan Fuller     Anne Gable    Joe Garcia     Carla Gelbaum     Andrea Guskin     Dijana Harding     Iva Hladis     Maru Hoeber     Madeline Ibrahim     William Ishmael     LorriMarie Jenkins     Robert Jenkins     Lesley Jensen     Mirka Knaster     Judy Knott     Ava Koohbor     Diana Krevsky     Jeanne Lamosse     Susan Lane     Phyllis Anne Lasche     Tavee Lee    Jennifer Long     Suzanne Long     Hideo Mabuchi     Joan Madden     Susan Marcus Sachs     Rick Mariani     Aissa Markey     Joe Martino     Mark Mattioli     Elizabeth McKinne     Cecile McNulty     Joseph Mele     Dean Moniz     Cherry Moore     Robert Nelson     Kathy Oja     Richard Owen     Marc Pandone     Anne Petty     Dianne Poinski    Chuck Potter     Tina Pressler     Robyn Prezioso     Nancy Roberts     Ann Savageau     Stephen Schumm     Linda Schweitzer     Jeff Snell     Jan Stamos     Myrna Tater     Wendy Thieler     Sabine Thompson     Jeff Tover     John Tullis     Daisy Villanueva     Nancy Wenz     Ama Wertz     Janene Whitesell     Diane Williams     Karen Wolfman     Melissa Woodburn     Elizabeth Wooley     Jenny Yandell

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2:00 PM14:00

11th Annual Local Artist Collection Exhibit at the Lynn House Gallery

The Arts & Cultural Foundation of Antioch is proud to present the free 11th Annual Local Artist Collection featuring up to 35 local artists at the Lynn House Gallery from November 21st - December 12th. The Local Artist Collection exhibit is a diverse, non-themed mixed media exhibit of artworks featuring paintings, photographs and more. In its 11th year, the show is a local favorite and provides the community an opportunity to view and purchase local art during the holiday season.   

The exhibit opens with a free artist reception on Saturday November 21st from 2-4 PM. The exhibit will continue through December 12th from 1-4 PM on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 1-4 PM. 

Participating artists at press time are: Adele Boyer, Gloria Cannon, Prudence Capelle, Constance Chevalier, Trudy Couch, Sherry S. Cummings, Dianne Curtain, Becky Decierto, Michele Eakin, Lisa Fulmer, Easy Gonzales, Robert Lee Haycock, Johnny Mac, Stanley Morgan, Mary Negrete, Julia Offord, Beverly Prather, Audrey Richards, Ken Tomlin, Beverly C. Turner, Julia Starr, Joel Summerhill and Sara Watson.

The Lynn House Gallery is located at 809 West First Street, in downtown Antioch and exhibits are always free to the public. For more information, visit http://art4antioch.org/Local-Artist-Collection.asp, email Diane@art4antioch.org or contact Diane Gibson-Gray at (925) 325-9897.


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to Nov 15

Contra Costa Open Studios

Please contact Nancy Roberts nrobertsart@sbcglobal.net be included on the tour map. If you are looking for a place to show your work on Open Studio weekend, please contact Rosie at Rosalinda@ArtGuildoftheDelta.org.

Contra Costa Open Studios, Fall 2015
Sat & Sun, November 14 & 15
11am to 5pm Admission is free

Artists in East Contra Costa County (California) open their studios to the public during this popular community event. Come meet the artists, enjoy a wide variety of original fine art and shop for unique creative treasures. For details about the artists and studios visit www.contracostaopenstudios.com.

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