Past Events

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Thursday, April 20, 2017, 6:30-8 PM
OFF-SITE: Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center
Together with Napa Valley College’s photography department, di Rosa is pleased to co-present a talk by Oakland-based artist Bessma Khalaf as part of NVC’s ongoing PhotoEye Lecture Series. Khalaf (b. 1978, Baghdad, Iraq) utilizes photography, video, sculpture, and performance and ...MORE→
4th Sunday of the month, 1-3:30 PM
Gatehouse Gallery / Main Gallery
Get inspired by what you discover at di Rosa and experiment with mixed media to make your own original artworks. Each workshop features a different project for families to take home. Tickets, per workshop: Children 15 and under: Free Adults: ...MORE→
Sunday, January 29, 2017, 1-3:30 PM
Gatehouse Gallery / Main Gallery
Instructor: Miki Hsu Leavey Join us for a stimulating, fun family day to create, share, and draw stories for each other. Write and illuminate your own tale using an ancient and unusual Asian-style orihon (accordion book) format and multi-media materials, ...MORE→
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 4-5:30 PM
Gatehouse Gallery
In conjunction with Based on a True Story: Highlights from the di Rosa Collection, join us for a talk by Anastasia Aukeman followed by a signing of her new book Welcome to Painterland: Bruce Conner and the Rat Bastard Protective Association ...MORE→
2nd Sundays July-September, 1:30-3:30 PM
di Rosa Galleries & Grounds
Get inspired by what you discover in the mixed media sculptures at di Rosa and experiment with commonly found materials to make your own 3-D artworks. Held on the second Sunday of the month from July through September, each 2-hour ...MORE→
Saturday, April 23, 2016, 4-6 PM
Gatehouse Gallery
Join us for a complimentary wine reception celebrating the opening of Equilibrium: A Paul Kos Survey. Featuring sculpture, installation, film, video, photography, and works on paper, Equilibrium explores the work of Paul Kos (b. 1942), a leading figure of Bay Area conceptual ...MORE→
Saturday, March 12, 2016, 10 AM-4 PM
di Rosa Galleries & Grounds
di Rosa is pleased to join hundreds of museums across the country to celebrate a special edition of Museum Day Live!, a nationwide campaign hosted by Smithsonian Institution. Held in honor of Women’s History Month, the event encourages diverse audiences, ...MORE→
Through December 31, 2015
Gatehouse Gallery / Gift Store
Throughout December we celebrate the season of giving by offering di Rosa members a 20% discount and non-members a 10% discount on all store purchases.* Drop by our gift store (located in the Gatehouse Gallery) to stock up on stocking ...MORE→
Saturday, November 7, 2015, 4-6 PM
Gatehouse Gallery
Join us for a complimentary wine reception celebrating the opening of our fall exhibition. Conceptual sculptor and California native Robert Kinmont (b. 1937) explores the interdependency between man and nature through a diverse range of approaches. Robert Kinmont: Trying to ...MORE→
Saturday, January 9, 2016, 10 AM-12 PM
di Rosa Galleries & Grounds
Looking to get more involved in art? di Rosa is seeking motivated art lovers to lead public and school tours of our galleries and grounds. Volunteer docents lead an average of two or more tours each month, representing di Rosa’s ...MORE→
Saturday, January 23, 2016, 4-5:30 PM
Gatehouse Gallery
Join us for a special closing celebration of Robert Kinmont: Trying to understand where I grew up featuring a conversation between di Rosa Curator Amy Owen and Michael Schwager, professor of Art History & Museum Studies and director of the ...MORE→
Saturday, February 6, 2016, 4-6 PM
Gatehouse Gallery
Join us for a complimentary wine reception celebrating the opening of Radical Landscapes. The exhibition explores the work of a group of artists who mine their surrounding environments as both medium and muse to reflect on a range of larger ...MORE→
Saturday, April 2, 2016, 4-6 PM
Gatehouse Gallery
In conjunction with the exhibition Radical Landscapes, artist Amanda Eicher will present a sensory tasting experience to explore how climate change might impact local agricultural practices and the taste of food and wine. Eicher’s socially based practice engages audiences’ palates ...MORE→
Saturday, March 19, 2016, 4-6 PM
Gatehouse Gallery
In conjunction with the exhibition Collection in Focus: Ned Kahn, the artist joins Renny Pritikin, chief curator of the Contemporary Jewish Museum, in conversation to discuss Kahn’s unique practice and methodology. Refreshments and Chardonnay will be served, courtesy of Silverpoint ...MORE→
Saturday, August 1, 2015, 6-8 PM
Gatehouse Gallery
This exhibition explores how technology is rapidly changing what it means to be human by prompting a re-engagement with the corporeal. Inspired by a number of artists activating relationships between the body and the world at large, Body Talk presents ...MORE→
Saturday, September 26, 2015, 1-3 PM
Gatehouse Gallery
Join us for the closing celebration of Body Talk featuring Renée Rhodes’ somatic workshop Visitor Center and durational performances in conjunction with Manners’ sculptural environment Basic Edition. Refreshments will be provided. $10 General / $5 Members Reservations are strongly recommended; ...MORE→
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 11PM - 1 PM
di Rosa Galleries & Olive Grove
Slow Art Day is a worldwide celebration with a simple mission: to help people discover the joy of art through deeper looking. The goal is to slow down and experience art regardless of one’s expertise. Participants will meet for a ...MORE→
May 1-31, 2016
di Rosa Galleries & Grounds
May is the perfect time to join, renew, or upgrade your di Rosa membership. Throughout the month, new and renewing members will be entered into a raffle for a chance to receive one of the following prizes: a $100 gift ...MORE→
Saturday, May 9 4-5 PM
Gatehouse Gallery
Peter Saul’s lush and masterfully rendered paintings have been admired and derided far and wide for more than 50 years. A San Francisco native, Peter Saul (b. 1934) has charted his own candy-colored course from California to Paris to Austin ...MORE→
Saturday, May 9, 2015 6-8 PM
Gatehouse Gallery
This exhibition explores the continuing legacy of humor and absurdity in Bay Area art through the lens of a new generation of artists. In an increasingly fraught social and political context—both locally and abroad—many artists have turned to comedy to ...MORE→
Saturday, May 21, 2016, 4-7 PM
di Rosa Galleries & Grounds
Join curator Amy Owen and guest curator Tanya Zimbardo for a walkthrough of Equilibrium: A Paul Kos Survey followed by an opportunity to cheer on Paul Kos and special guests as they activate his site-specific installation, Zizi Va (1994), through ...MORE→
Sunday, June 12, 2016, 11 AM-3 PM
di Rosa Galleries & Grounds
Join us for a day of art and family fun at the sixth annual Creativity Jam! Co-presented by Nimbus Arts, this delightfully unconventional arts event features artist-led projects and interactive fun for all ages. Art activities this year will revolve ...MORE→
Saturday, June 25, 2016, 4-6 PM
Gatehouse Gallery
In conjunction with Equilibrium: A Paul Kos Survey, co-curators Amy Owen and Tanya Zimbardo join guest speaker Constance Lewallen in conversation to discuss Paul Kos’s diverse body of work and engagement with the natural landscape. The exhibition will be on ...MORE→
Sunday, July 17, 2016, 11 AM-3 PM
di Rosa Galleries & Olive Grove
Every year we invite our members to a summer picnic at di Rosa. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in di Rosa’s olive grove with live music by Trio Solea and complimentary refreshments. Explore the galleries and wander the grounds ...MORE→
Select Saturdays: Sept. 10 & 24; Oct. 8, 2016, 10 AM-Noon
Sculpture Meadow & Milliken Peak
Join di Rosa’s experienced guides for an exclusive hike through the Sculpture Meadow and to the top of Milliken Peak, the highest summit in the Carneros region. This popular hike is moderately strenuous (3 miles round trip, with approx. 650 ...MORE→
Saturday, October 22, 2016, 6-10:30 PM
di Rosa Galleries & Grounds
Join us for our most important fundraiser of the year, the 15th Annual Benefit Art Auction, di Party di Rosa. This event stands apart as one of the finest art auctions in the Bay Area, with work by nationally and ...MORE→
Sunday, October 30, 2016, 1:30-3:30 PM
di Rosa Galleries & Grounds
Instructor: Kristina Young Learn about Día de los Muertos and celebrate Day of the Dead by making your own vibrant skull mask with painter Kristina Young. Families will learn to build and decorate their own paper masks with paint, flowers, ...MORE→
Sunday, June 14, 2015, 11 AM - 3 PM
di Rosa Galleries & Grounds
Join us for a day of art and family fun at the fifth annual Creativity Jam! Co-presented by Nimbus Arts, this delightfully unconventional arts event features artist-led projects and interactive fun for all ages. This year we also welcome the ...MORE→
Saturday, June 20, 2015, 1-3 PM
Gatehouse Gallery
Poetry – Acoustic Music – Storytelling – Magic – Spoken Word – Comedy – Freestyle – Spiels – Bring What You’ve Got! In conjunction with the exhibition Tongue-in-Cheek, Scott Vermeire of Wonderment Consortium brings his Free-Form Open Mic platform to di ...MORE→
Saturday, July 11, 2015, 11:30 AM, 1:15 PM, & 2:30 PM
di Rosa Galleries & Grounds
In conjunction with the exhibition Tongue-in-Cheek, the Oakland-based collective Wonderment Consortium, comprised of artists Packard Jennings, Steuart Pittman, and Scott Vermeire, will perform as Harmony Tour Group, leading guests on a comical golf-cart tour throughout the di Rosa property. Three ...MORE→