Today and Saturday, new artwork will either be celebrated with opening receptions or will begin appearing at the NIAD Art Center, Kaleidoscope Coffee in Point Richmond, Bridge ArtSpace in the Sante Fe Neighborhood, and also the Richmond Art Center at the Civic Center.
And there’s plenty of art to see that isn’t in a gallery.
First, if you haven’t yet stopped by the Point Richmond U.S. Post Office to see the photographs by Richard Ward, this is the last weekend you’ll have that opportunity, as the exhibit’s run ends Monday. The display can be viewed from the sidewalk of the Post Office at 104 Washington Ave.
If you’re in the neighborhood, might as well stop into El Sol Restaurant, 101 Park Place, to see the works of six artists from the Arts of Point Richmond Exhibition Committee. That exhibit, which features photography, digital images an oil painting and even iPhoneography, will be on display thorugh Sept. 30.
If you’re in the Point Richmond Historic Square on Saturday between the hours of 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., an artists’ reception will be held for the Annual Art of Point Richmond Members’ Group Exhibition at Kaleidoscope Coffee, 109 Park Place. The exhibit runs through Oct. 31.
Nearby in the Sante Fe neighborhood, Bridge ArtSpace at 23 Maine Ave. is holding an opening reception from 4-7 p.m. for new exhibitions, Series of 7 and Esra Li Eismont.
Series of 7 features seven women artists from Contra Costa College displaying photographs, paintings and sculptures. The exhibit runs through Oct. 25. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
And from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, the Richmond Art Center is inviting the public to its Fall Exhibitions Opening Reception featuring a number of exciting exhibitions, including Countersteer, which includes 12 custom motorcycles, as well as Thresholds, which will “activate the natural light and windows of the Richmond Art Center’s West Gallery, combining the effects of stained glass with contemporary abstract painting.”
Also, not far from the Art Center, you should check out recent paintings by Luis Estrada at Art The Transition, 1600 Nevin Plaza, through Oct. 12. An opening reception for the show was set for today at noon.
And don’t forget to stop by the NIAD Art Center, 551 23rd St. Starting Saturday and running through Sept. 26, the exhibitions One Of These Things Twice, How Deep Is Your Love, and The Gilded Lake are on view. An opening reception for that show is set for Saturday, Sept. 14 from 1-4 p.m.
In addition, the NIAD Art Center is still showing the 2019 edition of the Whitney Bienniel, which runs through Sept. 22.
NIAD Art Center is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m.