Gallery Programs

SPECIAL EVENTS

Art Demonstrations

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These photos were taken during prior painting demonstrations at the Firehouse Arts Center, in the lobby and in the gallery. Demonstrations are held throughout the year. More Demos coming in the future…


YOUNG@ART

An exciting and educational afternoon program for kids ages 5-11.  Kids will learn about each new exhibit in the Harrington Gallery and then create a fun art project to take home. Visit PleasantonFun.com to sign up.

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Upcoming Young@Art Classes:

 Looking at Lines The Harrington Gallery will be hosting the 6th Annual Juried Exhibit, “Fresh Works”, which includes a large number of artworks by many artists.  We will discuss the variety of ways that these artists use line in their work, then create artwork focusing on using lots of lines.

  •  1 class $15R/$20N
  • Ages 5-11
  • Registration Code: 61642
  • Thursday, May 12, 2016, 4:30-5:45
  • Location: Firehouse Arts Center
  • Instructors: Julie Finegan, Debbie Wardrope

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Spring Into Summer Participants will see paintings of wonderful plants and insects that could be living right in their own backyards! In the studio, they will create their own “Backyard Beauty” art piece, using a variety of media and some special props.

  •  1 class $15R/$20N
  • Ages 5-11
  • Registration Code: 61643
  • Thursday, June 23, 2016, 4:30-5:45
  • Location: Firehouse Arts Center
  • Instructors: Julie Finegan, Debbie Wardrope

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Celebrating Asian Art Students will enjoy the Harrington Gallery’s exhibit of art by Asian American Women in the Bay Area, then go to the studio upstairs and create some colorful koinobori and mandalas.

  •  1 class $15R/$20N
  • Ages 5-11
  • Registration Code: 62510
  • Thursday, August 4, 2016, 4:30-5:45
  • Location: Firehouse Arts Center
  • Instructors: Julie Finegan, Debbie Wardrope

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Mix & Match! Kids will visit the Harrington Gallery to see the local art exhibit, featuring many different styles and artists.  Then they’ll pick 2 of their favorites and mix and match up in the studio.

  •  1 class $15R/$20N
  • Ages 5-11
  • Registration Code: 62511
  • Thursday, September 29, 2016, 4:30-5:45
  • Location: Firehouse Arts Center
  • Instructors: Julie Finegan, Debbie Wardrope

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SCHOOL TOURS

 school tour of galleryDid you know the Harrington Gallery offers school and youth group tours? Tours are by appointment only, available Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, with limited availability. Includes gallery talk. $5 per person. Contact: Julie Finegan, Visual Arts Coordinator jfinegan@cityofpleasantonca.gov (925) 931-4849