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January 14, 2022
12:00 - 12:30 PM | FREE with Admission, FREE for Members
Gallery 1
Join renowned Bay Area artist Paul Kos for an afternoon of petanque—a French boules sport that has played a role in his artistic practice for decades. Kos will deliver a brief lecture about his relationship with the game—and its role in the creation of his masterpiece Chartes Blue (1982-86)—before re-dedicating his site-specific his site-specific installation Zizi Va (1994), a functioning petanque court which has been newly refurbished for ongoing public use. Finally, Kos and guests will participate in a rousing
March 13 | 11:15 AM - 1:15 PM
FREE with Admission | FREE for Members
Meet at Gallery 1
PURCHASE TICKETS Join di Rosa’s knowledgeable guides on a hike through the Sculpture Meadow and up the northern side of the property. Hikers will experience the diverse aspects of art and nature that di Rosa offers and will double back ...MORE→
April 3, 2021
10:00 - 11:30 AM | $10 with Admission
Gallery 1
Join renowned Bay Area artist Paul Kos for an afternoon of petanque—a French boules sport that has played a role in his artistic practice for decades. Kos will deliver a brief lecture about his relationship with the game—and its role in the creation of his masterpiece Chartes Blue (1982-86)—before re-dedicating his site-specific his site-specific installation Zizi Va (1994), a functioning petanque court which has been newly refurbished for ongoing public use. Finally, Kos and guests will participate in a rousing
New Years Day
11 AM - 1 PM
FREE with Admission | FREE for Members
Meet at Gallery 1
START YOUR NEW YEAR WITH A SPECIAL HIKE TO MILLIKEN PEAK! PURCHASE TICKETS Join di Rosa’s knowledgeable guides on a hike through the Sculpture Meadow and up the northern side of the property to Milliken Peak.  Hikers will experience the ...MORE→
December 19, 2021
9:30 - 11:00 AM | $10 with Admission
Gallery 1
Join renowned Bay Area artist Paul Kos for an afternoon of petanque—a French boules sport that has played a role in his artistic practice for decades. Kos will deliver a brief lecture about his relationship with the game—and its role in the creation of his masterpiece Chartes Blue (1982-86)—before re-dedicating his site-specific his site-specific installation Zizi Va (1994), a functioning petanque court which has been newly refurbished for ongoing public use. Finally, Kos and guests will participate in a rousing
December 3, 2021
12:00 - 12:30 PM | FREE with Admission, FREE for Members
Gallery 1
Join renowned Bay Area artist Paul Kos for an afternoon of petanque—a French boules sport that has played a role in his artistic practice for decades. Kos will deliver a brief lecture about his relationship with the game—and its role in the creation of his masterpiece Chartes Blue (1982-86)—before re-dedicating his site-specific his site-specific installation Zizi Va (1994), a functioning petanque court which has been newly refurbished for ongoing public use. Finally, Kos and guests will participate in a rousing
December 18, 2021
2:00 - 4:00 PM | Free with Admission
Gallery 1
Join renowned Bay Area artist Paul Kos for an afternoon of petanque—a French boules sport that has played a role in his artistic practice for decades. Kos will deliver a brief lecture about his relationship with the game—and its role in the creation of his masterpiece Chartes Blue (1982-86)—before re-dedicating his site-specific his site-specific installation Zizi Va (1994), a functioning petanque court which has been newly refurbished for ongoing public use. Finally, Kos and guests will participate in a rousing
December 17, 2021
12:00 - 12:30 PM | FREE with Admission, FREE for Members
Gallery 2
Join renowned Bay Area artist Paul Kos for an afternoon of petanque—a French boules sport that has played a role in his artistic practice for decades. Kos will deliver a brief lecture about his relationship with the game—and its role in the creation of his masterpiece Chartes Blue (1982-86)—before re-dedicating his site-specific his site-specific installation Zizi Va (1994), a functioning petanque court which has been newly refurbished for ongoing public use. Finally, Kos and guests will participate in a rousing
December 5, 2021
9:30 - 11:00 AM | $10 with Admission
Gallery 1
Join renowned Bay Area artist Paul Kos for an afternoon of petanque—a French boules sport that has played a role in his artistic practice for decades. Kos will deliver a brief lecture about his relationship with the game—and its role in the creation of his masterpiece Chartes Blue (1982-86)—before re-dedicating his site-specific his site-specific installation Zizi Va (1994), a functioning petanque court which has been newly refurbished for ongoing public use. Finally, Kos and guests will participate in a rousing
September 18
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
FREE
Gallery 1 Patio
Join us on the patio of Gallery 1 for a one-of-kind art studio experience related to Fort Phooey: Wiley in the Studio. Overlooking Winery Lake, focused on creativity and communal participation, with visitors of all ages. Education staff and volunteers ...MORE→
July 19 - 30
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Ages 5 - 13
$850, including supplies & fun
Drop off at Gallery 1
TWO UNFORGETTABLE WEEKS WITH ART + NATURE? YES, PLEASE! Have your child be the first to experience a brand-new summer camp that merges fine art with nature at di Rosa! During this two-week camp, your child will foster a love ...MORE→
July 24, 2021
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
$125, includes materials and firing
10% discount for di Rosa and Sonoma Community Center Members, with Code
Ages 14 and up
Gallery 1 & di Rosa Studio
REGISTER Experience Ceramic Interventions through the eyes of artist Maria Paz! The artist will walk you through her works in the exhibition, Ceramic Interventions: Nicki Green, Sahar Khoury, & Maria Paz, and then invite you to join her for an ...MORE→
July 15, 16, 17, 18
Evening & Matinee Performances
di Rosa Grounds
The Incorrect Museum: Vignettes from the di Rosa Collection explores the history of art in Northern California. Drawing on the institution’s extensive collection, the exhibition will present a series of vignettes exploring regional movements ranging from Funk and Nut art to Northern California conceptualism.
June 26, 2021
2 - 3 PM
$10 General
Free with Admission | Free for Members
Gallery 2
Join Ceramic Interventions artist Sahar Khoury in conversation with di Rosa Collection artist Squeak Carnwath.  Gallery seating is limited for this talk, please arrive early if you would like a stool.  About the Artists Sahar Khoury is an artist based ...MORE→
June 24
6 - 6:30 PM | Free
David Best, Rhinocar | Digital Program
The Incorrect Museum: Vignettes from the di Rosa Collection explores the history of art in Northern California. Drawing on the institution’s extensive collection, the exhibition will present a series of vignettes exploring regional movements ranging from Funk and Nut art to Northern California conceptualism.
June 19, 2021
2 - 3 PM
Free with Admission | Free for Members
Gallery 2
On June 19, a new artwork will be added to The Incorrect Museum: Vignettes from the di Rosa Collection. Join artist Tom Marioni for an art history lesson with jokes as he creates Out of Body Freehand Circle on the wall of ...MORE→
June 17
6 - 6:30 PM | Free
Lynn Hershman Leeson, Constructing Roberta Breitmore | Digital Program
The Incorrect Museum: Vignettes from the di Rosa Collection explores the history of art in Northern California. Drawing on the institution’s extensive collection, the exhibition will present a series of vignettes exploring regional movements ranging from Funk and Nut art to Northern California conceptualism.
June 10
6 - 6:20 PM | Free
Jay DeFeo, Geisha I | Digital Program
The Incorrect Museum: Vignettes from the di Rosa Collection explores the history of art in Northern California. Drawing on the institution’s extensive collection, the exhibition will present a series of vignettes exploring regional movements ranging from Funk and Nut art to Northern California conceptualism.
We are reopening the outdoor areas of our campus for visitors to walk, explore, picnic, or simply sit and relax. See outdoor sculptures with fresh eyes! Enjoy birdwatching! Find a quiet nook to read or exercise among the art as you walk the (approx.) 2 mile loop through the property. Make your plans now to experience the natural beauty of di Rosa.
Nicki Green, The Porous Sea (Tank), 2019. Glazed earthenware. 51” x 38” x 29” Photo by Ashley Estabrook.
June 5, 2021
2 PM - 3 PM
FREE with admission | FREE for Members
Gallery 1
We are reopening the outdoor areas of our campus for visitors to walk, explore, picnic, or simply sit and relax. See outdoor sculptures with fresh eyes! Enjoy birdwatching! Find a quiet nook to read or exercise among the art as you walk the (approx.) 2 mile loop through the property. Make your plans now to experience the natural beauty of di Rosa.
May 22, 2021
4 PM - 6 PM
$10 General
FREE with admission | FREE for Members
Gallery 1
PURCHASE TICKETS Join the artists of Ceramic Interventions: Nicki Green, Sahar Khoury, & Maria Paz for an intimate, insightful, and socially-distanced in-person conversation with exhibition curator Twyla Ruby at di Rosa. Space is limited for this talk, please reserve your ...MORE→
Saturday, February 22, 2020
2:30–3:30 PM Member Reception
3:30–5:00 PM Public Reception
FREE
Gallery 1
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→
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→
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→
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→
SEPTEMBER 7, 2019
3 - 5 PM
$10 GENERAL / $5 MEMBERS
Gallery 2
$10 GENERAL / Free with di Rosa Days Admission
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→
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→
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→
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→