Apr
1
Mon
Arts of Point Richmond Exhibit: Photographs by Chandra Walker @ Point Richmond Station Post Office
Apr 1 – May 27 all-day
Arts of Point Richmond Exhibit: Photographs by Chandra Walker @ Point Richmond Station Post Office | Richmond | California | United States

April 1- May 27:
Photographs by Chandra Walker at Post Office display windows, 104 Washington Avenue, Point Richmond.
Chandra Renee Walker studied Photography and Video at UC San Diego under renowned artist and photographer Martha Rosler, and documentary photographer Fred Lonidier. A native-born San Franciscan, she has a deep love and interest in the Western landscape. She has lived and worked as a designer and photographer in the Bay Area since 1991. Chandra has exhibited her photography at Grey City Gallery and Live Worms Gallery in North Beach, SF. She has also participated in Artspan’s Open Studios 3 years in a row, and has been included in the “Tiny” show at Studio Gallery SF. She’s working on a portfolio called “Trainscapes.”
Email: crwphoto.design@gmail.com, Website: http://crwdesign.net/

May
23
Thu
Docent-led Tour of Spirit of Invention III (Bay Area Instrument Makers) @ Bridge Storage and Artspace
May 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us on select Thursdays at Noon for a Docent-led tour of Spirit of Invention III (Bay Area Instrument Makers) inside and outside the Bridge ArtSpace Gallery at 23 Maine Avenue in Richmond. 


RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.


Maker Norman Rutherford will take you through the exhibition, which highlights the great variety of work in the field of instrument design and invention in the Bay Area. The instruments and installations outdoors invite interaction.


All types of instrument are represented, from the simple and quick to make, to more sophisticated handcrafted designs, new variations on folk instruments, recycled junk constructions, re-configured pianos, electro- acoustic sound sculptures and electronics. To learn more visit www.bridgestorage.com/soi


Food and drink are available for purchase.

May
26
Sun
Bridge Art League (May Meetup for Painters) @ Bridge Storage and Artspace
May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Monthly Studio Painting Group begins


Bridge ArtSpace and landscape artist Kathy Miller invite you to join a newly forming painter’s group for oil and acrylic artists – Bridge Art League.


Join us! This community of fellow painting artists will gather each month at Bridge, in the shared art studio, to paint together.


Artists, bring materials. Meet new friends. Share your talents. Paint what inspires you. Bring a snack and your smile! For more information, visit www.bridgestorage.com/art-league.  

May
30
Thu
Docent-led Tour of Spirit of Invention III (Bay Area Instrument Makers) @ Bridge Storage and Artspace
May 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us on select Thursdays at Noon for a Docent-led tour of Spirit of Invention III (Bay Area Instrument Makers) inside and outside the Bridge ArtSpace Gallery at 23 Maine Avenue in Richmond. 


RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.


Maker Norman Rutherford will take you through the exhibition, which highlights the great variety of work in the field of instrument design and invention in the Bay Area. The instruments and installations outdoors invite interaction.


All types of instrument are represented, from the simple and quick to make, to more sophisticated handcrafted designs, new variations on folk instruments, recycled junk constructions, re-configured pianos, electro- acoustic sound sculptures and electronics. To learn more visit www.bridgestorage.com/soi


Food and drink are available for purchase.

Jun
1
Sat
Contraption Quartet + Pet the Tiger (Spirit of Invention III) @ Bridge Storage and ArtSpace
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This live music event features Contraption Quartet + Pet the Tiger. Doors at 7pm, Music at 7:30pm. Refreshments will be available for purchase.


ABOUT CONTRAPTION QUARTET
Contraption Quartet (formerly FLEX) is a sound art collaboration between Crank Ensemble veterans Larnie Fox, Bodil Fox, Chris Miller, and Lena Strayhorn. Contraption Quartet explores sound and visual performance using low-tech invented instruments and sculptural environments. Members are visual artists and musicians working together to create rhythmic layers of material-based analog sound. 


WATCH: https://youtu.be/ZkoJkz1dt4o



ABOUT PET THE TIGER
Pet the Tiger is David Samas, Bart Hopkin, Peter Whitehead and Stephen Parris.


WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TpX1cvTSs8


This show is part of the gallery exhibit Spirit of Invention III. The exhibit includes all types of instruments created by a diverse group of instrument builders based in and around the Bay Area. All types of instrument will be represented – from the simple, quick to make, to more sophisticated hand-crafted designs, new variations on folk instruments, recycled junk constructions, re-configured pianos, electro- acoustic sound sculptures and electronics.  The Gallery will be open during the show. You may also visit from 9am to 5pm daily. For more information on this exhibit visit www.bridgestorage.com/soi

Jun
6
Thu
Docent-led Tour of Spirit of Invention III (Bay Area Instrument Makers) @ Bridge Storage and Artspace
Jun 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us on select Thursdays at Noon for a Docent-led tour of Spirit of Invention III (Bay Area Instrument Makers) inside and outside the Bridge ArtSpace Gallery at 23 Maine Avenue in Richmond. 


RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.


Maker Norman Rutherford will take you through the exhibition, which highlights the great variety of work in the field of instrument design and invention in the Bay Area. The instruments and installations outdoors invite interaction.


All types of instrument are represented, from the simple and quick to make, to more sophisticated handcrafted designs, new variations on folk instruments, recycled junk constructions, re-configured pianos, electro- acoustic sound sculptures and electronics. To learn more visit www.bridgestorage.com/soi


Food and drink are available for purchase.

Jun
13
Thu
Docent-led Tour of Spirit of Invention III (Bay Area Instrument Makers) @ Bridge Storage and Artspace
Jun 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us on select Thursdays at Noon for a Docent-led tour of Spirit of Invention III (Bay Area Instrument Makers) inside and outside the Bridge ArtSpace Gallery at 23 Maine Avenue in Richmond. 


RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.


Maker Norman Rutherford will take you through the exhibition, which highlights the great variety of work in the field of instrument design and invention in the Bay Area. The instruments and installations outdoors invite interaction.


All types of instrument are represented, from the simple and quick to make, to more sophisticated handcrafted designs, new variations on folk instruments, recycled junk constructions, re-configured pianos, electro- acoustic sound sculptures and electronics. To learn more visit www.bridgestorage.com/soi


Food and drink are available for purchase.

Jun
14
Fri
Twelve Pianos Dir. Dean Mermell + Short films from Paul Dresher and Sung Kim @ Bridge Storage and ArtSpace
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for a unique evening of film and music.


Short films from Paul Dresher and Sung Kim (with live improvised score), followed by the documentary Twelve Pianos, directed by Dean Mermell. Twelve Pianos focuses on the piano installations of Mauro Fortissimo, well known in the Bay Area as co-founder of music installation festivals Flower Piano and Sunset Piano with Dean Mermell.


Doors at 7pm, Screening at 7:30pm. Refreshments will be available for purchase.


Paul Dresher Project (shorts)




The Orchestrion (3 Shorts with live, improvised score) 


Director Sung Kim is an improvisor, sculptor, and instrument building. These 3 short films are accompanied by a live, improvised score



  • The Orchestrion-Pizzicato (12 min)

  • The Orchestrion-Lungs (15 min)

  • The Orchestrion-Dynamo (9 min)


Twelve Pianos (63 min) Director: Dean Mermell / Starring: Mauro Fortissimo


This documentary gets up close with Mauro Fortissimo’s piano installations, in select locations, which draws world-class musicians and novices alike to come and play – from the cliffs of Half Moon Bay to the streets of San Francisco. VIEW TRAILER https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmiLLIufuco








ABOUT SPIRIT OF INVENTION III / BAY AREA INSTRUMENT BUILDERS


This screening is part of the gallery exhibit Spirit of Invention III. The exhibit includes all types of instruments created by a diverse group of instrument builders based in and around the Bay Area. All types of instrument will be represented – from the simple, quick to make, to more sophisticated hand-crafted designs, new variations on folk instruments, recycled junk constructions, re-configured pianos, electro- acoustic sound sculptures and electronics.  The Gallery will be open during the show. You may also visit from 9am to 5pm daily. For more information on this exhibit visit www.bridgestorage.com/soi

Jun
20
Thu
Docent-led Tour of Spirit of Invention III (Bay Area Instrument Makers) @ Bridge Storage and Artspace
Jun 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us on select Thursdays at Noon for a Docent-led tour of Spirit of Invention III (Bay Area Instrument Makers) inside and outside the Bridge ArtSpace Gallery at 23 Maine Avenue in Richmond. 


RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.


Maker Norman Rutherford will take you through the exhibition, which highlights the great variety of work in the field of instrument design and invention in the Bay Area. The instruments and installations outdoors invite interaction.


All types of instrument are represented, from the simple and quick to make, to more sophisticated handcrafted designs, new variations on folk instruments, recycled junk constructions, re-configured pianos, electro- acoustic sound sculptures and electronics. To learn more visit www.bridgestorage.com/soi


Food and drink are available for purchase.

Jun
27
Thu
Docent-led Tour of Spirit of Invention III (Bay Area Instrument Makers) @ Bridge Storage and Artspace
Jun 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us on select Thursdays at Noon for a Docent-led tour of Spirit of Invention III (Bay Area Instrument Makers) inside and outside the Bridge ArtSpace Gallery at 23 Maine Avenue in Richmond. 


RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.


Maker Norman Rutherford will take you through the exhibition, which highlights the great variety of work in the field of instrument design and invention in the Bay Area. The instruments and installations outdoors invite interaction.


All types of instrument are represented, from the simple and quick to make, to more sophisticated handcrafted designs, new variations on folk instruments, recycled junk constructions, re-configured pianos, electro- acoustic sound sculptures and electronics. To learn more visit www.bridgestorage.com/soi


Food and drink are available for purchase.

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