Visual Arts

Exhibits and talks about photography and visual arts. Quilt show, etc.

Cheryl Derricotte: Ghosts/Ships: Images of Slavery Rendered in Glass @Central

Everyone is invited to view artist Cheryl Derricotte's art series, historical photos of slavery embedded in glass, as she shares slides of her work and discusses their meaning, her technique and background research. Following her hour presentation there will be a free hands-on collage workshop, limited to 20 participants. Both take place Saturday, March 31, 2018 in the community meeting room. Workshop participation requires confirmed advance registration

Schedule as follows:

2-3 pm — Talk with slides.

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Teen Tour of BAM

Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch teen leadership group hosts a teen tour of the Berkeley Art Museum. This professionally guided tour will focus on two current exhibits featuring artists Martin Wong and Miyoko Ito. Discover more about the exhibits here then contact us to register. 

Space is limited and priority is given to Berkeley teens. Call or email teen librarian Andrea Mullarkey to register: (510) 981-6060 or

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Celebrating "Reframing Aging" Reception @North

The North Branch Library celebrates living well at any age with a photography exhibit by local artist Nancy Rubin and writer Cynthia Overbeck Bix.
The artists interviewed twelve men and women, ranging in age from 70 to 96, all of whom are members of Ashby Village, which is a nonprofit organization supporting and empowering a vibrant and diverse community of individuals to remain independent, active, engaged and inspired as they age.
Please join us for a Reception from 6:00pm - 8:00pm on Friday, October 13.
Meet the artists,
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