Current Exhibits


It’s All in Your Perspective by Kerri Warner

DogShow… For the Love of Dogs

June 15 to July 21, 2018

Opening Reception Thursday, June 14, 7 – 9pm

Summer’s a great time to celebrate man’s best friend! DogShow will feature notable dog-friendly artists Kaethe Bealer, Marina Berlin, Susan Else, Kathleen Hill, Mila Kirillova, William Rushton, and Kerri Warner.

Special Reception Guests: Melanie Sadek, Executive Director of Valley Humane Society, will give a brief presentation about VHS programs and VHS Certified Pet Therapy dogs and their handlers will be present to meet and greet guests (No Other Pets Allowed, Thank You)

Painting Demo: Animal portraiture with Kathleen Hill

  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018
  • 1:30-3:30pm
  • Harrington Gallery at the Firehouse Arts Center
  • $5 Suggested Donation

FOR KIDS… Doggy Litter-ature Youth Creative Writing: Pups, pups, and more pups! Creative writing, reading, and games centered around everybody’s favorite four-legged friend. Program lead by Meg Fleming, City of Pleasanton’s Literary Ambassador

  • Ages 8-12
  • Thursday, July 12, 2018
  • 4:00-5:00pm
  • Harrington Gallery at the Firehouse Arts Center
  • $5 Suggested Donation


Yarrow 2 by Usha Sukla

Usha Shukla

June 20 to August 1, 2018

Oil paintings from Usha Shukla’s colorful and abstract Inflorescence Series will be on display in the lobby and upstairs alcove gallery space of the Firehouse Arts Center. Usha seeks to distill the light and movement of nature, freeing it of any physical references. of her work, Usha says, “My paintings are the representation of a harmonious balance of my subconscious landscape and the physical world.”

Morning Mist #1 by Claudette McDermott

Claudette McDermott

June 7 to July 7, 2018

Local painter, Claudette McDermott, has brought her encaustic paintings featuring floral, landscapes, and ocean waves to the Hallway Gallery of the Firehouse Arts Center.


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Don Cresswell May 30 to July 7, 2018

Known for his photographs of classic autos, PAL member and photographer Don Cresswell brings his Sonora Country life photographs to the PAL Wall on the second floor of the Firehouse Art Center now through July 7.

Exhibits are FREE—Donations Always Appreciated.