The Livermore Art Association (LAA) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1957 to promote public interest and appreciation in the fine arts and in the fine crafts, as well as to encourage the artistic progress and the development of its membership. We invite you to become a member of LAA. LAA membership is open to anyone interested in the fields of arts and crafts. Learn more about LAA.

Dates of Interest

Bothwell Art Center Fundraiser: December 7 from 6 - 9 pm Enjoy an old fashioned seasonal gathering with live music by Pog Mo Thoin and special guest, Steve Kritzer. Bring your family, your friends, a potluck dish to share, and get in the Christmas Spirit! Cider and tea provided, wine and beer available for purchase at our holiday bar. Potluck gathering 6pm, concert starts 7:30. Advance Tickets: Adult tickets $15, Students 13-18 $5, children 12 and under free; Purchase at the Bankhad Theater box office, 2400 First Street, Livermore; 925.373.6800, www.bankheadtheater.org Event day tickets: $20 at the door for adults, as above for minors. Show takes place at The Bothwell Art Center at 2466 8th St., Livermore

LAA Gallery Holiday Boutique LAA Gallery Holiday Boutique: Several gallery artists will be offering works in new mediums not previously displayed at the gallery. Non-members will also show works that are new to the gallery. Many of the artists will be on hand to discuss their work. The show runs November 14 through December 24. Recption dates are Friday November 14 from 11:30 am to 8:00 pm and on Saturday November 15 from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Fall into Winter at the LAA Gallery through December. Orange, Pink Mum by Kerry McGhee Stop by and check out the new show at the Livermore Art Association Gallery; “Fall Into Winter”. Along with all new works from our current artists the show highlights the work of our 2 new gallery artists, Kerry McGehee and Sandra Berkson. Kerry is a fine art nature photographer with a preference for California landscape and macro work. Sandra works in a variety of materials on paper and canvas that include acrylics, oils, pastels, and collage. Her work draws from nature’s textures, colors, movement, and harshness in an attempt to capture the natural world’s ambiguity and power.

 Barb Johnson Magical Autumn Leaves The gallery is also hosting guest artists Barbara Johnson and Arena Shawn. Barbara creates pottery & mosaics that focus on nature; in particular sunflowers, the ocean, and sea turtles using combinations of glazes & firings that produce interesting formations and intense colors. Arena is a physicist-turned artist who is currently studying classical drawing and painting at the Golden Gate Atelier in San Francisco. Her drawings and paintings reflect quiet light, subtle colors and playful shapes exhibited by everyday objects.