Exhibitions

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

February 23 - December 29, 2019
Gallery 2
A fiercely independent artist up to her passing in 2004, Viola Frey is perhaps most widely known for her larger than life figurative ceramic sculptures. This exhibition offers a long overdue opportunity to trace the artist’s career through a chronological… MORE→
March 9 - December 29, 2019
Gallery 1
There is no better image for this dive into di Rosa’s collection than William Allan’s 1992 painting, Update for the Model of Rome. Allan, who spent much time in and around the collection, here imagines not a new reality, per… MORE→

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

Davina Semo Messenger
January 22 - December 2020
Gallery 1
Davina Semo’s exhibition Core Reflections marks one of two inaugural projects in di Rosa’s Conversation Pieces series. The San Francisco-based artist works across two and three dimensions, often utilizing industrial materials that examine tensions between nature, society and the self. MORE→
Jim Drain Membrane
February 12 - December 2020
Gallery 1
Jim Drain’s long-term installation Membrane marks one of two inaugural projects in di Rosa’s Conversation Pieces series and the artist’s first solo commission in Northern California. Drain was a member of Forcefield, a seminal Providence, Rhode Island-based collective active from 1996-2002 that explored the merging of music, performance, film, and installation into one platform. MORE→
May 13 - November 29 2020
Gallery 2
$10 GENERAL / Free with di Rosa Days Admission
After decades of intermittent attention, Deborah Remington’s work is undergoing a steady rediscovery. Best known for her unusual mix of abstraction and illusionism, Remington’s paintings crystallize flatness and depth into luminous, hard-edged compositions that resemble machines, emblems, or shields. MORE→

PAST EXHIBITIONS

June 23-December 30, 2018
Galleries 1 + 2
The second installment of Be Not Still: Living in Uncertain Times continues the exhibition’s experimental blend of new art commissions and works from the di Rosa collection with four new projects by Bay Area artists. MORE→
January 27–May 27, 2018
Galleries 1 + 2
Unfolding in two parts throughout 2018, Be Not Still: Living in Uncertain Times addresses concerns of the present social and political climate through a radical new model of experimentation and inquiry. Assembling a diverse intergenerational mix of artists with ties… MORE→
October 26, 2016 - October 15, 2017
Gallery 1
Extended! New closing date: October 15, 2017 Begun by Rene di Rosa in the early 1960s, the di Rosa collection spans the last six decades and includes significant works by many of the region’s most noteworthy artists. The collection not only… MORE→

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