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2013 El Cerrito Arts Month
October is National Arts and Humanities Month
Artwork by Lisa Greenstein
2008 logo by Lisa Greenstein
The City of El Cerrito Arts and Culture Commission encourages everyone to celebrate and promote the arts and culture! Participate, patronize and support the arts and humanities in El Cerrito. 

If you are hosting an arts event, performance or exhibit in October, 2013 in El Cerrito and would like to be included on this list, please contact Suzanne Iarla, Community Outreach Specialist at 510-215-4318. Thank you!

Below is a list of some upcoming events, performances and shows:
Check back soon for more updates!

Performances and Events:
Live music at Off the Grid Market - Free
Wednesdays - October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 5-pm-9pm

Jean Sanchirico Artists Reception - Free
Saturday, October 5, 5-7pm 
"Landscapes by Jean Sanchirico" Exhibit thru Nov 20
El Cerrito City Hall Gallery Space
Info: City Hall Gallery Space

El Cerrito Art Association Annual Show and Sale - Free
Friday, Oct 4  -  reception from 7 to 9 p.m
Saturday, Oct 5 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m (including Artists Market)
Sunday, Oct 6 - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m
El Cerrito Community Center

The Drowsy Chaperone
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through 10/20
Contra Costa Civic Theatre

Presented by Randee Paufve and Paufve dance
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 4, 5, 6 at 6pm
Friday and Saturday, October 11, 12 at 6pm
Hillside Swedenborgian Community Church,
1422 Navellier Street, El Cerrito, CA 94530
Tickets: and (510) 654-5921
Info: and (510) 654-5921 

Cerrito Classics: The Exorcist (1973)
Co-sponsored by Rialto Cinemas Cerrito and the Friends of the Cerrito Theater
Thursday, Oct 10 at 7pm

Coast Modern (Bay Area premiere!)
A Film tracing the roots of West Coast Modern architecture.
Co-sponsored by the City of El Cerrito Arts & Culture Commission
Rialto Cinemas Cerrito
Monday, October 14, 7pm
$5 admission Info:

Sundar Shadi’s Gifts (premiere!) - Free
Film produced by the City of El Cerrito & KCRT
Rialto Cinemas Cerrito
Sunday, Oct 20, 11 am

Self-guided tour of “12 Wind Sculptures” 
Download the flyer with information including the sculpture locations so you can create your own "Art Walk"

National Theatre Live broadcast of Othello
October 7 and 9 at 7pm
Rialto Cinemas Cerrito

EXHIBITION: Vermeer and Music
Rialto Cinemas Cerrito
Thu, Oct 17 and Oct 23 at 7pm

Tess Taylor Poetry Reading & Discussion - Free
Sunday, October 27, 4pm-6pm
Integrative Wellness, 7025 Stockton Ave. El Cerrito
Download flyer

National Theatre Live broadcast of Macbeth
October 28 and 30 at 7pm
Rialto Cinemas Cerrito



Landscapes by Jean Sanchirico
Now through Nov 20
El Cerrito City Hall Gallery Space 
10890 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito

Artwork can be seen during regular City Hall business hours 
Info: City Hall Gallery Space

ECAA Exhibit at the El Cerrito Library
Artists include Tom Bottomley, Darrell Caraway, June Hunt, Milada Pajaczkowski, Barbara Rockhold, Phylura Ryken, Jean Schiterman and Meg Stockwell.
El Cerrito Library
6510 Stockton Ave, El Cerrito

Now through the end of October
Artwork can be seen during regular Library hours

ECAA Exhibit at the El Cerrito DMV
"Boats and San Francisco Bay" featuring Tom Bottomley, Barbara Brendlinger, Darrell Caraway, Marie Cotter, Doug Donaldson, Marcia Gough, Doris Mendell and Milada Pajaczkowski.
El Cerrito DMV
6400 Manila Ave, El Cerrito

Now through Nov. 13th
Artwork can be seen during regular DMV hours.

New Art Show at the Village Shops and Galleries
Featuring Mark Canepa, Roger Perkins & Kevin Proctor
Village Shops and Galleries
10330 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito
Saturday, Oct 5 through Dec 31st.
Hours: Wed-Sun 11am-6pm

Luminous by Riley Marr
Elevation 66 Brewing Company
10082 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito

Mon - Wed: 3pm-11pm
Thur: 11:30am-11:00pm
Fri - Sat: 11:30am-12:00am
Sun: 11:30am-11:00pm
Info: Ri’Ze Creations