Allied Arts Guild

Holiday events scheduled at Allied Arts Guild in December

The Allied Arts Guild (75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park) is hosting a Christmas Market in the Sunset Room from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, December 3rd. Shop for handmade pillows, quilts, ornaments, needlepoint, sweaters, knit wraps, jewelry, totes, carry-alls purses and glass pieces. In addition, the shops will be open from 10:00 am […]

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Davide Bigazzi celebrates 10th anniversary at Allied Arts Guild

Italian master silver and goldsmith Davide Bigazzi  is celebrating his ten-year anniversary at the Allied Arts Guild. For the past decade, his finely crafted jewelry collections and jovial personality have attracted loyal customers from near and far. Students from around the country have come to Menlo Park and Italy to attend his workshops and jewelry classes. […]

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“Water, Nature’s Gift” is theme of November exhibit at Portola Art Gallery

“Water, Nature’s Gift” — a joint exhibition by Jan Prisco and Barbara von Haunalter is featured in November at the Portola Art Gallery. The pastel, oil and watercolor paintings celebrate the beauty and diversity of Northern California’s waters — oceans, rivers, streams and bay — and the wildlife that inhabit them. Jan Prisco is an […]

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Spotted: Seasonal foliage at Allied Arts Guild

Menlo Park resident Charles Schmuck sent us photos of colorful and seasonal foliage he photographed last weekend at the Allied Arts Guild. We like how pumpkins have “invaded” both arrangements. If you stop by this weekend, you may be treated to more of the same!

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Marsha Heimbecker is featured artist at Portola Art Gallery in October

“Sunshine,” expressive oil paintings by award-winning artist Marsha Heimbecker of San Mateo is the featured exhibit at the Portola Art Galley in October. Marsha’s paintings are known for their bold brushwork and color, resulting in a unique vitality. This latest collection of work, inspired by the orphaned elephants of Tsavo, hopes to capture the essence […]

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Linda Salter is featured artist at Portola Art Gallery with exhibit “Summer Farewell”

“Summer Farewells,” a collection of pastel and oil paintings by Linda Salter, is the featured exhibit for September at the Portola Art Gallery in Menlo Park. A reception for the artist will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. In this exhibit, Salter includes a number of pastel plein air paintings […]

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Artist Jerry Peters brings scenes from France to Portola Art Gallery in August

A Touch of France and Other New Works, paintings by artist Jerry Peters, are featured at the Portola Art Gallery in Menlo Park during the month of August. A reception for the artist will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. The primary paintings in this new show are done from photos […]

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Teresa Silvestri’s animal portraits featured in July at Portola Art Gallery

“Peaceable Kingdom,” an exhibit of animal watercolor paintings by Belmont resident Teresa Silvestri is in July  at the Portola Art Gallery in Menlo Park. The artist’s love of animals and nature has inspired these new works, from the realistic to the whimsical, featuring domestic, wildlife and farm animals. While Teresa’s representational painting style is characterized by its […]

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Photographer Frances Freyberg’s photos of Syria are featured in June at Portola Art Gallery

Syria Before the War, as photographed by Menlo Park resident Frances Freyberg, is the featured exhibit at the Portola Art Gallery in June. A reception for the photographer will be held on Saturday, June 11, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm The vibrant color photographs feature historic monuments and portraits of daily life from Freyberg’s 2008 travels through […]

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ArtFest takes place at Allied Arts Guild on June 4

ArtFest, a free public festival hosted by Allied Arts Guild Auxiliary and benefiting Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford,  takes place on Saturday, June 4th, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Allied Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road in Menlo Park. ArtFest’s goal is to reach out to the community and support local artists. Donations […]

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Esther Baran’s spring art show benefits local-nonprofit

Artist Esther Baran will host a Spring Art Show and Mother’s Day Sale on Saturday, May 7, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. She will be in attendance from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. The sale will feature 10 to 20% off watercolors and color etchings. All proceeds benefit the Center for Relationship Abuse Awareness. The studio is located in […]

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