Island Arts

Artists! Register Now for Holiday Contest

Nov 08,2018

Local artists have until this Saturday, Nov. 10, to register for the 2018 Downtown Alameda Holiday Window Contest. The contest is presented by Flax Art & Design, Alameda Artists and the Downtown Alameda Business Assoiciation. All Bay Area artists are invited to participate.

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Vijay Rhakra &nbsp&nbsp Duniya Dance and Drum Company will present traditional dance and music from Guinea in West Africa at the ‘Round the World Festival, a free event taking place this Sunday.

Bringing the World to Alameda

Oct 02,2018

Bringing the community together for a celebration of global cultures through dance, music, art and food, Rhythmix Cultural Works presents its third annual ‘Round the World Festival this Sunday, Oct. 7, from noon to 3 p.m.

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Teen Artwork Goes on Display Friday

Sep 13,2018

Alameda teen Malcolm Fooks has been drawing since he was a very small boy. In the first-ever solo exhibition of his works, he revisits drawings that his mom kept over the years and recreates their essence, using his current skills with graphite.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Charlie Sullivan’s artwork will grace the long-abandoned gas station across from City Hall Friday.

Love Our Island Friday Night

Sep 13,2018

For the past six months, RCW has been bringing art and music to the streets of Alameda with the theme of Radical Beauty as part of its Love Our Island Art Walk series.

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“Untitled” by Nicole Mueller, is one of three window installations in the Downtown Alameda District that will help create the vibrant, artistic experience known as the Love Our Island artwalk set for Friday, Sept. 14.

Next Love the Island Art Walk Set

Sep 06,2018

On Friday, Sept. 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. colorful collage art and poetic projections exploring the themes of migration and conflict will be on display in the previously empty storefront windows at the corner of Park Street and Santa Clara Avenue in downtown Alameda.

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Video Artist to Display

Aug 23,2018

An opening reception has been set for tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 24, for Manifestation: Making the Invisible Visible, a new exhibition featuring generative media art prints and videos by Alamedan Bill Wiatroski from 6 to 10 p.m.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp “Following the Pack” is an example of work by Alameda artist Jennifer Daily. Her works will go on display next Thursday as part of Art in City Hall.

City Offers Public Art Update

Aug 16,2018

Public Art Commission Special Meeting Tonight 
A special meeting of the Public Art Commission has been set for today, Thursday, Aug. 16, at 6 p.m., in Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor, 2263 Santa Clara Ave. 
Agenda items include: 

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