"BAY AREA HEART GALLERY," -- Exhibit consists of photographs of children, youth and families, accompanied by their compelling stories. The joint exhibit opens in the Alameda County Administration Building, 1221 Oak Street, Oakland and at the Eden Area Multi-Service Center, 24100 Amador Way, Hayward.
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.<
ALBANY ARTS GALLERY
"Silk Painting," through July 31. Works by Natasha Foucault.
1251 Solano Ave., Albany. (510) 526-9558.<
ALPHONSE BERBER GALLERY
Kamau Patton, through Aug. 7. Works by the artist.
2546 Bancroft Way, Berkeley. <
OPENING -- "Unbound: A National Exhibition of Book Art," July 11 through Sept. 19. Works by Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, Sas Colby, Lisa Kokin, Francesca Patine, Maria Porges, Nancy Selvin, Richard Shaw and others.
$3 general; $2 youth ages 12 through 17; free children ages 12 and under; free Tuesdays. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday, noon-5 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek. (925) 295-1417, www.bedfordgallery.org.<
CHANDRA CERRITO CONTEMPORARY
"Stillness," through July 24. Works by Keira Kotler.
480 23rd St., Oakland. (415) 577-7537, www.chandracerrito.com.<
"Labor and Art," through Aug. 6. Group art show features paintings, photography, sculpture, mixed media, digital art, monotypes and more.
Free. Wednesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-3 p.m. 2035 Ashby Ave., Berkeley. (510) 644-4930, www.expressionsgallery.org/.<
GALLERY 555 --
Nemo Gould, through July 30. Presented by the Oakland Museum of California.
Free. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; third Thursdays, 7 a.m-8 p.m. Oakland City Center, 555 12th St., Oakland. <
HALL OF PIONEERS GALLERY
"Oakland Chinatown Pioneers," Twelve showcases, each focusing on historic leaders and personalities of the community.
Free. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Chinese Garden Building, 275 Seventh St., Oakland. (510) 530-4590.<
"The Locals II," through July 31. Works by Jon Kerpel, Ginny Parsons, K.C. Rosenberg, Peter Tonningsen and Danielle Wallis.
Free. Thursday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. 2515 Blanding Ave., Alameda. (510) 865-5062, www.rhythmix.org.<
"Summer Daze," through Aug. 7. Works by Nancy Hartley and Jill Landau.
50 Lafayette Circle, Lafayette. www.lafayettegallery.net.<
"Between Borders," through July 31. Works by Patricia Monaco.
2235 5th St., Berkeley. (510) 644-1400, www.photolabratory.com.<
ROYAL NONESUCH GALLERY
"Alula Editions," through July 30. Works by Jason Jagel.
4231 Telegraph Ave., Oakland. (415) 690-3041, www.royalnonesuchgallery.com.<
"High Art," through Sept. 25. Works by local high school students and high school homeschoolers.
1015 E. St., Hayward. (510) 581-4050, www.sungallery.org.<
OPENING -- "2-D/3-D," July 18 through Sept. 18. Works by Mari Andrews, Jessica Martin, David McDonald, Aurora Robson and Lucrecia Troncoso.
895 Colusa Ave., Berkeley. (510) 527-1214.<