Art at Work Workshops
Art at Work is a series of professional development workshops designed to provide visual artists with the knowledge and skills required to pursue a professional arts practice in the field of public art, visual art and community arts. This series presented by Public Art Richmond and the Richmond Art Gallery, in partnership with City of Richmond Arts Services and CARFAC BC (Canadian Artist Representation).
Copyright for Artists - Postponed
Wednesday, April 22, 6:30-8:00pm
Copyright for Artists is a workshop for artists on how to understand copyright, its applications for creators, fair dealing and fair use. With the massive amount of media being easily shared digitally, how do we know what’s fair to use or what others can use of ours?
Applying to Public Art Opportunities
Saturday, May 30, 1:30-4:30pm
This workshop to be facilitated by staff from the City of Richmond Public Art Program. Guests will learn how to create a successful application for Public Art opportunities using the Richmond Community Mural Program Call Out as the model for this hands-on session.
Selling Your Art with Jeffrey Boone
Sunday, June 14, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
How can visual artists can improve their art sales? Jeffrey Boone, an avid art supporter, collector and former gallery owner will offer tips and suggestions for artists. Free admission, but RSVP required due to limited seating.
Multilingual Exhibition Tours
April 18 and May 31 (Saturdays and Sundays)
11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Drop-in for a free informal guided tour of the exhibition God in Reverse: When Wisdom Defies Capture. Tours will be provided in in English, Cantonese or Mandarin No registration required, all ages welcome.
Artist Salon Series
Monthly on the last Tuesday- March Meeting Postponed
7:00 – 9:00 pm
It’s back! Each month this free program for artists hosts a different guest presenter for inspirational artist talks or for a social night of art-making together. Series is held on the last Tuesday of each Month. These monthly meet-ups are for visual artists to learn from other art professionals, to share ideas, and to connect with other local artists. See website for detailed schedule of sessions and presenters. RSVP to ensure a seat each month.
Celebrate World Collage Day
Make a Collage with Crissy Arseneau
Saturday, May 9, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Celebrate World Collage Day at the Richmond Art Gallery! Guest artist Crissy Arseneau will lead a visual presentation of her collage techniques, followed by a hands-on collage making session. Learn about contemporary collage practices and have some fun cutting and pasting your own artworks. For ages 16 and older, seats are limited, RSVP required at World Collage Day
Art History Course
Artists and Technology
Saturday, June 6, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Artists have always used the current technology to assist or experiment in their art making, from discovering new paint pigments to the introduction of photography or digital mediums. Join Jairo Salazar of Mobil Art School at this illustrated talk to learn how technology has always influenced art from historical times to today. Register at Art History $10 course fee
For more information about these and other Art Gallery Programs visit www.richmondartgallery.org or contact Education & Public Programs Coordinator Kathy Tycholis at 604-247-8300.