Gallery Programs

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. Check back for upcoming demos in the Fall/Winter 2018.


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.

WOOF!

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018
  • 4:30-5:45pm
  • Ages 5-11, R$15/N$18
  • Code 6938

The Harrington Gallery will be showing a great collection of pictures of dogs painted by Bay Area artists. This will be a fun opportunity to look at some wonderful paintings of these loyal and wonderful pets and then paint, draw, and collage some of our own in the art classroom.

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BUILDINGS & BRIDGES

  • Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018
  • 4:30-5:45pm
  • Ages 5-11, R$15/N$18
  • Code 6940
  • Note: Registration Opens 8/15/2018

This gallery exhibit  is all about structures, like bridges and highways, and the ways artists see them. Just as there are many layers in construction of large structures, we will construct some paper sculptures and make some fun technical drawings of amazing bridges and highways.

STEP RIGHT UP AND SEE THE SHOW!

  • Thursday, Oct 18, 2018
  • 4:30-5:45pm
  • Ages 5-11, R$15/N$18
  • Code 6942
  • Note: Registration Opens 8/15/2018

A colorful and amazing quilt show in the gallery will address the joy of music and theater.  After looking at the works of art, let’s design our own stage and theater set in the classroom!

A LOOK AT THE LOCALS

  • Thursday, Dec 6, 2018
  • 4:30-5:45pm
  • Ages 5-11, R$15/N$18
  • Code 6944
  • Note: Registration Opens 8/15/2018

Kids will see a wide variety of artwork in the Harrington Gallery during the Pleasanton Art League Members’ exhibit.  What can we learn about the colors?  The styles?  The arrangements of shapes?  A related art project follows in Studio A.

 


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