Upcoming Exhibitions

Due to COVID-19, all upcoming exhibitions have been postponed to later dates. Please check back for current updates.

Oakland Public Library - Ongoing

81st Avenue Branch

1021 81st Avenue

Oakland, CA 94621

Leon Kennedy has been commissioned by the city of Oakland to create a large piece to be added to their collection of Leon Kennedy works on display throughout the library. The 81st Avenue Branch opened in 2011 and serves as a joint public/school library. The commissioned piece was recently completed by Leon and awaits its unveiling. The mural is
titled OAKLAND FACES and will be installed when the library reopens.

Oakland City Hall - Postponed (TBD)

1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza

Oakland, CA 94612

Due to COVID-19, Leon Kennedy's return to Oakland City Hall has been postponed from April 2020 to a later date which is yet to be decided. Leon Kennedy will have a display in city hall outside Mayor Schaff's office. This will be a 20 year anniversary celebration of a show Mr. Kennedy had there in the year 2000.

African American Museum & Library - Postponed (TBD)

659 14th Street

Oakland, CA 94612

Previous Exhibitions

Richmond Arts Center - January 14 - March 13, 2020

Art of the African Diaspora

Main & West Galleries

2540 Barrett Ave

Richmond, CA 94804

The Richmond Art Center announces Art of the African Diaspora, an exhibition featuring over 150 artists of Bay Area artists of African Descent. Read more.

Village Theater Art Gallery - January 16 - February 29, 2020

Art of the African Diaspora

233 Front Street

Danville, CA 94526

In conjunction of the Richmond Art Center announces Art of the African Diaspora, an exhibition featuring over 150 artists of Bay Area artists of African Descent. Read more.

Oakland Public Library - January 7 - February 29, 2020

Main Branch

125 14th Street

Oakland, CA 94612

Leon Kennedy has created art for more than fifty years in various media, including found materials from the streets of Oakland. He has been an artist in residence at the East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum owns one of his pieces. This solo show will feature his smaller canvases and... Read more.

Oakland Asian Cultural Center - February 3 - 28, 2020

Portraits of Oakland, Chinatown

388 9th Street

Oakland, CA 94607

A special exhibition celebrating Black History Month. See Oakland Chinatown through Leon Kennedy's distinctive artistic style. Read more.

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