Gallery Programs



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.

Pleasanton Art League: In conjunction with the 2018 Pleasanton Art League’s Members’ Exhibit, the Harrington Gallery at the Firehouse Arts Center will be hosting members of PAL for artist’s demos every Wednesday, 1-3pm in the gallery during the run of their exhibit, starting with Nov 14 and ending with Dec 12.

  • 11/14  Linda Garbarino- Pastels, Color Pencil
    •  Maureen Morley- Watercolor
  • 11/21  Beth OKurowski- Oil Painting
  • 11/28  Peggy Magovern- Color Pencil
  • 12/ 5   Meghana Mitragotri- Watercolor
  • 12/12  Lorraine Wells- Watercolor

Free- $5 Suggested Donation

California Watercolor Association: CWA is back in January 2019 with their 49th Annual National Exhibition and another round of wonderful demo aritsts. Demos will be Wednesdays, Jan 23-Feb 13, at 1-3:30pm

Free- $5 Suggested Donation


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 to sign up.


  • Thursday, Feb 7, 2019
  • 4:30-5:45pm
  • Ages 5-11, R$18/N$21
  • Code 8853

Participants will visit a National Watercolor exhibit in Harrington Gallery, learning about different watercolor techniques. Then, in the Reznick Studio (A) Upstairs, they’ll complete some colorful watercolor projects themselves, trying some of the same techniques.

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  • Thursday, Mar 28, 2019
  • 4:30-5:45pm
  • Ages 5-11, R$18/N$21
  • Code 12012

Harrington Gallery will feature an interesting exhibit of works with shapes and fragments. Participants will focus on color and details to create a composition of their own in the art studio using still life objects

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Fresh Paint!

  • Thursday, May 9, 2019
  • 4:30-5:45pm
  • Ages 5-11, R$18/N$21
  • Code 12013

The juried exhibit in the Harrington Gallery is always diverse and colorful. After viewing the show with a special emphasis on discussing line and color, students will be free to take inspiration and create a painting or two in the classroom, using some of what they have learned.

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The Parks We Love

  • Thursday, June 20, 2019
  • 4:30-5:45pm
  • Ages 5-11, R$18/N$21
  • Code 12014

Harrington Gallery will be featuring an interesting and dynamic exhibit all about the Bay Area’s many parks. Students will view and discuss the exhibit, then create and draw a plan for their perfect park in the studio.

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 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 (925) 931-4849