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Benicia Historical Museum recasts permanent exhibits

Museum staff and volunteers have redesigned and expanded existing displays and introduced new ones, including a large California Goldrush exhibit featuring a working model of a Yuba Gold Dredge.

Painting and Photography Merge in Love of the Land

Artist Judy Neal and photographer Philip Venable share a common love of the landscape, and will be exhibiting their separate works at Downtown Benicia’s Arata Gallery in June.

Acrylic Paintings by Erika Hoffe

Hoffe’s acrylic paintings will be on view at the Milinda Perry Gallery this month, with an artist reception Thursday, May 16, 5-7pm

Benicia Artist paints stories, not just pretty pictures

Nikki Basch Davis, Gallery 621’s featured May artist, taps into her personal experience to paint stories reflecting the human tragedy at the southern U.S. border

Carquinez Strait Stichers Sew Love Into their Quilts

Open to new members of all skill levels, the philanthropic guild of 90 local quilters combine quilt art with community outreach.

Downtown Art Event Features Printmaker Sale April 13

Benicia HQ Gallery printmaking members will host a reception and a one-day sale of recent works.

Still of Mind: Selected Works of Linda Stevenson Dunlop

Working with various materials, tools and equipment creates a physical process that Linda Stevenson Dunlop uses towards her creative expression.

Nancy Robert’s Paintings Featured at Plein Air Gallery

Bold lines and vibrant colors are the hallmarks of the artist, who puts a new spin on the landscape painting tradition.

Library Gallery Bursts With Colorful Art In March

Three artists share their vision of color and place at Benicia Public Library, showcasing sculpture and paintings influenced by their travels.

Arata Gallery Exhibit Features Husband and Wife Show

Richard and Lisa Rico share a passion for their individual work, on view at the Downtown Benicia gallery.