Firehouse Art Center, Harrington Gallery Shows below. When a show is in the Gallery, the hours are Wednesday–Friday 12:00 to 5:00 pm, Saturday 11:00 to 3:00 pm. Lobby Hours at the Firehouse Art Center, Pleasanton, are Wednesday-Friday 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Saturday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. 925 931-4850, www.rehousearts.org. Firehouse is at 4444 Railroad Avenue, Pleasanton.
Nancy Thompson Memorial Wall (PAL Wall)
Edmee Keele shows her monoprints October 5 to November 7 upstairs on the PAL Wall at the Firehouse.
Ron and Lisa Rigge are showing in the “When Photographers Shoot What They Love,” through the end of October at McGuire Real Estate, 2991 College Ave., Berkeley.
Caryne Mount will be guest speaker as well as present her work at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles during their Japanese Handicraft Festival, Sunday, October 8 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Free to the public. From art quilts and clothing to practical textiles and crafts, Japan Handicraft Day is a celebration of the breadth and beauty of traditional and contemporary Japanese culture. Along with hands-on activities, the day will include a furishiki wrapping demonstration, a yukata trunk show, and other presentations of Japanese and Japanese-American textiles.
Join The Pleasanton Art League at: Ignite Art + Innovation on Saturday, October 14 from 5:00 to 9:00 pm at the Firehouse Arts Center. PAL will be sponsoring a booth to offer art experiences for the Whole Family and showcase Art from artists in the Pleasanton Community.
Ignite! is a FREE family event slated to fill the city’s streets from the Firehouse and between Division and Railroad Street. Join us for this creative forum to discover innovative arts and technology!
In addition to PAL, you will experience: Artists Jeremy Sutton and Peggy Gyulai will generate live interactive digital paintings, projected on the Firehouse building and accompanied by the music of popular Gypsy jazz group, Hot Club of San Francisco; Innovative Illuminated Décor; Ignite! Talks; Illuminated Drones; Music & Dancing, Firelight Society (Professional Fire Performers); Hands on Activities for all ages; Food trucks – Ignite your appetite! Contact George Garbarino at email@example.com or call 925 462-8779.
Soul Searching: The Spirit of Africa Expressed by Bay Area Contemporary Artists September 15 to October 14 in the Harrington Gallery at the Firehouse. Opening Reception is Thursday, September 14, 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Related Children’s Program, Young@Art Spirit of Africa, Thursday, September 28, 4:30-5:45 pm. For more details visit www.rehousearts.org. Firehouse is at 4444 Railroad Avenue, Pleasanton.
Taste of Africa Festival, Saturday, October 7, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Firehouse Art Center in Pleasanton. Cheza Nami offers an annual festival to the community and beyond, featuring music, arts, performances and food. Cheza Nami is a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve and encourage the appreciation of African culture by inspiring and educating the American public about Africa’s extensive and unique attributes, regardless of their heritage of origin. They provide interactive, educational experiences through dance, music, art, play, language and African products. Visit www.chezanami.org for more information.
ArtWalk, Downtown Livermore, Saturday, October 14. Over 150 artists will display their works on sidewalks and plazas, in parks and galleries, surrounded by boutique shops, wine tasting rooms and restaurants. Art works range from contemporary to classical, abstract to realism, pottery to mixed media, handmade bags, ceramic garden art and jewelry, with subject matter from oral to gurative and much more. www.Bothwell.lvpac.org.
First Place, Nancy Roberts, Third and J Streets.
Second Place, Sherri Kelcourse, House at Concannon
Third Place, Juli Limberg, Antique Truck