expressions gallery
2035 Ashby Ave. Berkeley, California, 94703

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Expressions Gallery Arts and Educational Center

Expressions Gallery Arts and Educational Center is a 501 (C) (3) non profit corporation. We offer workshops, seminars and classes to artists, kids and adults. For more information go to our website at: or contact our Educational Coordinator: Marge Essel at 510-548-2617 You can also call the gallery at 510-644-4930 and leave a message.

You can support the ed center by giving a tax deductible donation or by shopping for things you need on line at All funds from this source go to support the educational center.

Gallery Events | Workshops & Classes for Children and Adults

Expressions Gallery Events/Calendar

Upcoming Shows 2019 (Main Gallery, Ashby)

June 29 – Sept 13 (Opening June 29)
Submission Deadline: May 30
Drop Off: June 22
Pick-up: Sept 14

Sept. 21, 2019 – Jan 10, 2020 (Opening Sept. 21)
Submission Deadline: July 27
Drop Off: Sept. 14
Pick up: Jan. 11, 2020

January 18- April 17 (Opening Jan. 18, 6-8 PM)
Submission Deadline: Nov. 23
Drop Off: January 11, 2019
Pick up: April 18, 2019

Offsite Shows

2055 Center Street, Berkeley Ca
Arts Passage is open from 9:30 AM-5PM, Mondays - Saturdays.

July 27 – Sept. 27, 2019 (Opening July 27)
Pick-up: Sept. 28 and Oct. 1, 12-4:30 PM

October 12- Jan. 24, 2020 (Opening Oct. 12, 4-6PM)
Submission Deadli ne: Aug. 17
Drop Off: Oct. 4 and 5, 12-4:30 PM
Pick-up: Jan. 25 and 28, 12-4:30 PM

February 8 – May 8, 2020 (Opening Feb. 8, 4-6PM)
Submission Deadline: Dec. 14
Drop Off: Jan. 30 and Feb. 1 , 12-4:30PM
Pick-Up: May 9 and 12, 12-4:30PM

61 Shattuck Square
Hours: 7AM - 3 PM, 7 days a week
June 11 - August 13- John Mallon
August 13 - October 15 - TBA

About the Upcoming Shows : Call For Artists and Collaboration
For artists or organizations that are interested in the themes and topics presented in the show schedules, you are invited to participate. For artists, you may contact the Gallery Director, Rinna B. Flohr at See Artist Call for Entries for guidelines as to how to submit work for consideration. For organizations or groups who want to partner with the gallery around the various themes, you may contact Rinna with your events, ideas and ways to use the gallery space. “It is to our mutual benefit to work together”, says Rinna, a true social worker, or else a wise business woman. 

If interested in submitting work, send an e-mail with a 72 dpi jpg 6” on longest side image attached. Be sure to submit with artwork title, dimensions, medium and the name of the show you are entering and attach a link to your website if you have one. If you do not have a website, consider taking a page on (our site for selling artwork on line).

Classes for Adults and Children - View Schedule

To sign up for Classes contact
Marge Essel our Education Coordinator at 510-548-2617 or the Gallery at 510-644-4930,
Please sign up in advance for all classes to assure you will have a seat!

Workshops & classes for children and adults
The Following classes & workshops are available through Expressions Gallery Arts & Educational:
A teacher will come to your school, after school or organization to teach the class to your group.

  1. Fine Art , Music & Wine
  2. Cartooning
  3. Origami
  4. Art is a Family Thing

Learn More about the above courses & their instructor

Expressions Gallery Arts and Educational Center. You may also send a short description of a course that you would be interested in having us teach at your site. If you have skills as a teacher and would like to teach for us contact: Marge Essel- Educational Coordinator at (510) 644-4930 email us at:

Flea Market Sale and Art Auctions of donated and recycled artwork. We periodically hold an Art Auction at the Gallery or a Flea Market sale at the Ashby Bart Station Flea Market held on Saturdays and Sundays. You may donate art you no longer need or you may buy art for very reasonable prices. Art sales benefit and help support the gallery. Art Auctions support various local charities and non-profit groups who work with us.




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