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Reception and Artists' Talk            

Saturday, August 10,  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804
Free and open to the public

Join us to celebrate 5 years of Contra Costa Veterans creating self-portraits. Hear Veterans tell their stories and talk about their work. Featuring Guitars for Vets performing!





AC5 is excited to be working with Veterans in Contra Costa County and offering a series of FREE self-portrait painting classes as a way of saying "Thank you for your service."


Look for the 2020 schedule around February 2020

WHO: Any interested Veteran in Contra Costa County. No painting experience necessary. This is a chance for self-expression. Nothing is being sold. There is no registration fee nor material fee for Veterans who live in Contra Costa.

WHAT: An in-depth acrylic painting class. You will be asked to explore your experience as a veteran and tell your story of transitioning from military life through a self-portrait or other subject as an avenue of self-expression.


WHEN: Workshops will be offered March, April & May 2020.


Registration will open in February 2020. Please check back.

FUNDING: The California Arts Council’s Veterans in the Arts program and Contra Costa County offer this program as a free service to veterans living or working in Contra Costa County. Additional support comes from Friends of AC5 [501(c)3] and Returning Veterans of Diablo Valley.