Saturday, August 24th, 2019
10am - 5pm
Chocolate and Chalk Art
21st Festival Year
Shattuck Ave in North Berkeley
MAKE ART! Sidewalks are assigned for you to create your own original chalk drawings. Same-day registration at event booths. Cash prizes for winners! Gift Certificates for runners up!
EAT CHOCOLATE! Tasting Tickets (20/$20) are good for over 30 chocolate menu items including chocolate rum gelato, English toffee, dark chocolate truffles, Oreo shakes, bittersweet chocolate pudding, chocolate ganache cupcakes, or savory menu items such as chocolate-covered pancetta or a chocolate molé taco. For those over 21, there is coffee Campfire stout and for vegans there are cookies, brownies and gelato, too. You might even relax with a hand massage with chocolate-scented cream.
Our own member artist Carol Rose will be selling her artisan chocolates here at the gallery during the festival!
Food trucks, crafts, Vine to Rose Streets. Jazz, Steel Pans, Bluegrass, One-Man Band, Circus Artists. This is a family-friendly, free event produced by Another Bullwinkel Show 510.548.5335 and sponsored by the North Shattuck Association, Safeway, 510Families, Berkeley Community Media, Berkeleyside, East Bay Loop, the Express, and Yelp. For a good time, take BART to Downtown Berkeley and stroll north six blocks.
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We're thrilled to be presenting "The Book of Secrets" this October! Juried by ACCI member artist Holly DeFount, the show will feature the 22 cards of the Tarot's Major Arcana through the lens of different contemporary artists' styles and symbols.
We've already received some exciting entries for the show, but will be accepting submissions through August 30. See our Open Call page for details about the show, or email Holly wuth questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us this Friday evening in a celebration of insects through photography and printmaking. The gallery is sure to be abuzz with art, refreshments, and music! ACCI Member artists David Garnick and Ethan Snyderman are joined by 3 fantastic guest artists.
We're excited to announce our newest member artists here at ACCI! We accepted 4 new artists in our semi-annual jury this spring: wood artist Steve Bernstein, jeweler Michael Hopstone, mixed media artist Erna Metzger, and glass artist Mark Schatz.
Be sure to visit the Gallery and see our new artists' work in person! We're open Monday-Saturday from 11am to 6pm, and Sundays noon to 5pm.
This month we are celebrating our 60th anniversary!
Don't miss our 60 Year Retrospective Exhibit, featuring founding artists and notable figures from ACCI's history.
Exhibit runs through June 2, 2019.