Past Events

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August 24, 2019
10 AM - 4 PM
Free admission with school ID
FREE FOR K-12 EDUCATORS
Site-wide
Make di Rosa part of your back to school plans! Drop in at your leisure during di Rosa’s Educator’s Open House. Preview exhibitions, self-guide the grounds, and receive special resources just for teachers. Make the most of your time by… MORE→
di Rosa Community Open Studios
Saturday, August 24, 2019
11 AM - 3 PM
Gallery 1 Patio
Focused on creativity and communal participation, visitors of all ages are encouraged to stop by and make something at the art stations arranged on the patio of Gallery 1. Education staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist with… MORE→
Napa County Library
July 23, 2019
6 PM - 8 PM
Napa County Library Main Branch
Free
Presented in partnership with the Napa County Library, interACTIVE is a free intergenerational workshop series for adults that engages with the artworks and themes from di Rosa’s exhibition Building a Different Model: Selections from the di Rosa Collection (on view… MORE→
Napa County Library
July 16, 2019
6 PM - 8 PM
Napa County Library Main Branch
Free
Presented in partnership with the Napa County Library, interACTIVE is a free intergenerational workshop series for adults that engages with the artworks and themes from di Rosa’s exhibition Building a Different Model: Selections from the di Rosa Collection (on view… MORE→
di Rosa Community Open Studios
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
11 AM - 2 PM
La Luz Center Sonoma | 17560 Greger St, Sonoma, CA
Free
Focused on creativity and communal participation, visitors of all ages are encouraged to stop by and make something at the art stations arranged on the patio of La Luz Center Sonoma. Education staff and volunteers will be on hand to… MORE→
Napa County Library
June 18, 2019
6 PM - 8 PM
Napa County Library Main Branch
Free
Presented in partnership with the Napa County Library, interACTIVE is a free intergenerational workshop series for adults that engages with the artworks and themes from di Rosa’s exhibition Building a Different Model: Selections from the di Rosa Collection (on view… MORE→
Napa County Library
June 11, 2019
6 PM - 8 PM
Napa County Library Main Branch
Free
Presented in partnership with the Napa County Library, interACTIVE is a free intergenerational workshop series for adults that engages with the artworks and themes from di Rosa’s exhibition Building a Different Model: Selections from the di Rosa Collection (on view… MORE→
Saturday, June 8, 2019
8 AM - 4 PM
Space is limited.
Oliver Ranch
$125 Patrons Circle Members / $150 Non Member Guest
Oliver Ranch is a world-class outdoor museum of site-specific installations in dialogue with the landscape. You’ll enjoy installations throughout the property including works by internationally-recognized artists such as Andy Goldsworthy, Ann Hamilton, Viola Frey, Martin Puryear, and Richard Serra. Ticket… MORE→
di Rosa Community Open Studios
Saturday, June 1, 2019
11 AM - 3 PM
Gallery 1 Patio
Focused on creativity and communal participation, visitors of all ages are encouraged to stop by and make something at the art stations arranged on the patio of Gallery 1. Education staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist with… MORE→
Peter Saul Flour Arrangement
Saturday, May 11, 2019
4 PM - 6 PM
Gallery 2
$10 GENERAL / $5 MEMBERS / FREE WITH DI ROSA DAYS ADMISSION
(priority seating for Afternoon Exchange ticket holders)
We encourage you to carpool as parking is limited. Space for this event is limited, please note that priority seating will be given to Afternoon Exchange ticket holders. In conjunction with Building a Different Model: Selections from the di Rosa… MORE→
SATURDAY, May 11, 2019
10 AM - 4 PM
SITE-WIDE
Tickets: $30 general / $15 members / $5 ages 17 and under 
Information regarding the October 2019 event can be found HERE We encourage you to carpool as parking is limited. Come spend an extraordinary day at di Rosa with your friends and family! Watch the natural campus come alive through art experiences,… MORE→
September 7, 2019
3 - 5 PM
$10 GENERAL / $5 MEMBERS
Gallery 2
The fires that swept through our beloved Northern California haven’t been an anomaly; they are a sign of what’s to come. As architects and designers, we feel a responsibility to engage with the tools we have; to see, to build,… MORE→
Second and Fourth Fridays
September 27, 2019
10:30 AM - 11 AM
Gallery 1
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,… MORE→
Second and Fourth Fridays
October 11, 2019
10:30 AM - 11 AM
Gallery 1
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,… MORE→
Second and Fourth Fridays
October 25, 2019
10:30 AM - 11 AM
Gallery 1
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,… MORE→
Sonoma County Library
October 16, 23, 30 2019
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Free
Presented in partnership with the Sonoma Valley Regional Library, interACTIVE is a free intergenerational workshop series for adults that engages with the artworks and themes from di Rosa’s exhibition Building a Different Model: Selections from the di Rosa Collection (on view March… MORE→
di Rosa Days October 2019
Saturday, October 5, 2019   12 - 4 PM
TICKETS: $30 GENERAL / $15 MEMBERS / $5 AGES 17 AND UNDER
Napa & Sonoma County FIRST RESPONDERS RECEIVE 50% OFF ADULT ADMISSION FOR YOURSELF PLUS ONE
Other Discounts Do Not Apply
Site Wide
Photography by Diana Jex Photography This event has now passed, thank you for coming to di Rosa Days! Spend a day at di Rosa’s site-wide festival celebrating what it means to be a center for contemporary art through activities, art… MORE→
Thursday, November 7, 2019
12 - 1 PM
Free admission
OFF-SITE
SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY, GREEN MUSIC CENTER, SCHROEDER HALL (PARKING AVAILABLE IN FRONT OF THE HALL)
In conjunction with the Visiting Artist Lecture Series at Sonoma State University and Building a Different Model: Selections from the di Rosa Collection Franklin Williams will discuss his work and practice. The Visiting Artist Lecture Series provides students and the… MORE→
Viola Frey (Hand Holding Vessels)
Saturday, April 6, 2019
3 PM - 5 PM
Gallery 2
$10 general / $5 members
Take a behind the scenes look at the care, conservation and stewardship of Viola’s Frey’s remarkable work ranging from her earlier intimate explorations in clay, bronze, painting, and drawing to her monumental figurative ceramic sculptures. Viola Frey: Center Stage is… MORE→
Saturday, April 6, 2019
11 AM - 1 PM
Gallery 2 Program Hub
Free
Focused on creativity and communal participation, visitors of all ages are encouraged to stop by and make something at the art stations arranged in Gallery 2. Education staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist with the creative experience… MORE→
Saturday, March 23, 2019 or Sunday, March 24, 2019 (select one date only)
9 AM - 12 PM
MarinMOCA Education Building 781 Hamilton Parkway, Novato, CA 94949
Create a clay plate personalized with your self-portrait and favorite objects using themes and techniques central to Viola Frey’s work. Gain inspiration from Frey’s wide range of ceramic plates on view in both exhibitions at MarinMOCA and di Rosa Center… MORE→
Saturday, March 9, 2019
3 PM - 5:30 PM
Galleries 1 + 2
Join us as we celebrate a new year of exhibitions:  Building a Different Model: Selections from the di Rosa Collection GALLERY 1​ Building a Different Model: Selections from the di Rosa Collection, guest curated by Dan Nadel, highlights the work… MORE→
Saturday, February 23, 2019
11 AM - 3 PM
Gallery 2 Program Hub
  Focused on creativity and communal participation, visitors of all ages are encouraged to stop by and make something at the art stations arranged in the program hub of Gallery 2. Education staff and volunteers will be on hand to… MORE→
Saturday, February 2, 2019 6 PM - 10 PM
The Centennial Gala marks the 100th year of our founder Rene di Rosa’s birth. Saturday, February 2, 2019 6–10 pm di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art 5200 Sonoma Highway, Napa, CA 6:00pm Cocktail Reception 7:00pm Seated Dinner and Program RSVP deadline… MORE→
December 21, 2018 10:45-11 AM
Gallery 1
Join di Rosa staff members as they serve up tidbits about their favorite artworks in Gallery 1. Each Amuse Bouche presents one work of art in a bright and conversational style that will leave you hungry for more. Free with… MORE→
Sunday, November 4, 2018, 2-4 PM
Gallery 2
In conjunction with Be Not Still: Living in Uncertain Times, exhibition artist Lava Thomas will join di Rosa collection artist Mildred Howard in conversation to discuss Thomas’s current project, a dynamic installation exploring the topic of solidarity. MORE→
On view October 24 - November 1, 2018
Gallery 2 Program Hub
Installation + one night event acknowledging the one year anniversary of the 2017 North Bay Wildfires Bob Van Breda’s Car Candelabra sculpture—commemorating the 44 lives lost to the devastating North Bay wildfires— was presented as a week-long temporary installation in… MORE→
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Saturday, October 13th, 2018, 2:30 - 5:30 PM
Gallery 2
Join us for a special afternoon of conversation and performance in conjunction with Be Not Still: Living in Uncertain Times Part 2. Presented alongside exhibition artist Ranu Mukherjee’s project exploring the topic of health and how societal events impact our… MORE→
Saturday, October 6th, 11 AM - 3 PM
Gallery 1 Patio
Join us for a special Community Open Studios to commemorate our community’s resilience one year after the North Bay fires. Focused on creativity and communal participation, visitors of all ages are encouraged to stop by and make something at the… MORE→
Napa County Library
Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 5:30-7:30 PM
OFFSITE: Napa County Library Main Branch
Presented in partnership with the Napa County Library, interACTIVE is a free intergenerational workshop series for adults that engages with the artworks and themes from Be Not Still: Living in Uncertain Times. Each week the group will discuss a topic from… MORE→