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Pleasanton Art League exhibit opening in Firehouse gallery

Annual show of new works includes wide range of media

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The Harrington Gallery at the Firehouse Arts Center is presenting the Pleasanton Art League's 10th Anniversary Members Juried Exhibit from Nov. 8 through Dec. 18.

The opening reception and awards ceremony will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday (Nov. 7), and the public is invited to come and explore the exhibit, chat with the artists, and enjoy light refreshments.

In conjunction with the exhibit, the Firehouse will host a series of demonstrations from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday afternoons for an informal opportunity to see the creative and practical aspects of making fine art. Visit for details and the schedule.

Approximately 75 members of PAL submitted works for the annual exhibit, which showcases a wide range of media, including watercolor and oil painting, pencil drawing, prints, pastels, three-dimensional pieces, photography, mixed-media, and more. Works must have been completed within the last two years and not have been shown in the area before.

Guest juror for this year's show is Mel Prest, an artist, curator and educator living and working in San Francisco and occasionally New York. She has organized shows in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Berlin, Munich and Zagreb.

A Young@Art session takes place from 4:30-5:45 p.m. Nov. 11 in the small classroom upstairs for ages 5 to 11. Students will explore the PAL exhibit then join instructor Debbie Wardrope to create art inspired by life in Pleasanton. The fee is $18 for residents, $21 for non-residents. Visit to register; select code 16084.

Pleasanton Art League, a nonprofit arts organization, has been supporting the creative endeavors of Tri- Valley artists of all skill levels since its founding in 1969.

The Harrington Gallery is located inside the Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave. Visit, or call 931-4849.

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