Visual Arts

You’ll find a thriving arts community has taken hold in Concord.

They include the aRt Cottage, near Downtown Concord. The cottage itself immediately engages artists and art enthusiasts with its inviting exterior and beautiful floral accents. Of equal interest is owner FROgard Schmidt, who was born in Germany and immigrated to the United States in the 1950′s. After studying art in places like San Francisco State and Florence, Italy she now shares what she has learned with other artists.

Others locations appealing to art lovers include the Raquel Amery Gallery and the Concord Art Association. Or care to get your hands dirty? The Red Ox Studio appeals to all – from the burgeoning artist engaging in a wheel-throwing workshop to the seasoned art collector looking for the perfect authentic piece of art.