Bringing the Collection Home

Bringing the Collection Home During the fires in 2017 we had to rush to save the di Rosa collection by moving it off-site to a storage facility in Oakland.  This is extremely costly and makes it difficult for the curators to engage with the artwork and develop meaningful exhibitions. Our friends Kaethy and Tim Kennedy […]

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Learn more about di Rosa’s art, artists, and history. YUCCA Click image to download PDF. ROBERTA BREITMORE Click image to download PDF. FUNK ART Click image to download PDF. FOR VERONICA Click image to download PDF. EUCALYPTUS Click image to download PDF. MEMBRANE Click image to download PDF. JUDY RICHARDSON Click image to download PDF. […]

Jim Drain: Membrane

Jim Drain Membrane

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.


Gain insights into artists and works of art. Poet Jeremy Benson’s Poems Inspired By The Works Of Viola Frey Viola Frey, 𝘗𝘪𝘯𝘬 𝘔𝘢𝘯 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘝𝘦𝘯𝘶𝘴, 1975. 2019 © Artists’ Legacy Foundation / Licensed by ARS, New York.    In Conversation: Artist Davina Semo And Curator Amy Owen On Core Reflections       In Conversation: Cellist, […]

Davina Semo: Core Reflections

Davina Semo Messenger

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.

di Rosa Days

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Short Stories (for ages 2-5)

Led by a di Rosa educator, Short Stories pairs a colorful story and a simple hands-on art project with a work of art on view in Gallery 1. Young children and their caregivers are invited to listen, look, laugh, create, and learn during this program designed just for them. Recommended for ages 2-5; active participation […]