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Berkeley Art Center: ‘Forever Young!’ BUSD Youth Exhibition @ Berkeley Art Center
Mar 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

16700489_10155125950054679_1170524816583156814_oIn conjunction with National Arts Education Month, Forever Young will celebrate and honor Berkeley Unified District (BUSD) K-8 visual arts! This year the exhibition features the work of teachers and their students side by side in an exploration of mentorship and relationship. Participating Berkeley schools include Berkeley Arts Magnet, Cragmont, Emerson, Jefferson, John Muir, Le Conte, Longfellow, Malcolm X, Oxford, Rosa Parks, Thousand Oaks, and Willard. Family Day will feature hands-on art activities for all ages, music, and food trucks in the park.

Bedford Gallery: Lynn Aldrich & Sabina Ott ‘Material Girls’ @ Bedford Gallery
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

16865065_10154417967898177_4109187257105915221_nMaterial Girls: Lynn Aldrich & Sabina Ott
On view March 23 – June 4, 2017

OPENING RECEPTION: March 23, 6-8pm
See the show and meet the artists!

Material Girls presents the work of Lynn Aldrich and Sabina Ott, two artists who work intensely with everyday, banal materials to create distinctive artworks that are large-scale, enigmatic, and astounding–with a touch of humor.

Admission: General: $5; Youth (13-17) $3; Children 12 and under, free; FREE for Bg Members. Complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres hosted by Bedford Gallery Guild.
Images: (Left) Lynn Aldrich, Starting Over: Neo-Atlantis, 2008, brushes, sponges, scrubbers, scouring pads, gloves, plumbing parts, wood, 54 x 96 x 66 inches, courtesy of Edward Cella Art + Architecture. (Right) Sabina Ott, why is a pale white not paler than blue, 2013, styrofoam, mirror, latex paint, canvas, acrylic, spray, enamel, mirror, light fixture, metal and clock, 48 x 30 inches, courtesy of Aspect/Ratio Gallery.