"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.
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon. - Fri.<
"Unbound: A National Exhibition of Book Art," 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.<
"Habitual Homesteaders," through Sept. 19. Works by Gina Tuzzi and Tyler Bewley. Opening reception: August 14, 6-9 p.m.
1167 65th St., Oakland. (510) 817-4042.<
"Jabberwocky," through Sept. 18. Works by Cheryl Finfrock and Liz Mamorsky. Opening reception, August 14, 6-9 p.m.
Free. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; by appointment. 1091 Calcot Place, Unit 116, Oakland. (510) 535-1702, www.thefloatcenter.com.<
"Summertime Hues," through Sept. 25. Works by Irene Brydon and Susan Helmer.
1765 Galindo St., Concord. (925) 691-6140.<
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.<
HEARST ART GALLERY AT SAINT MARY'S COLLEGE OF CALIFORNIA
"Superbly Independent," through Sept. 19. Works by Annie Harmon, Mary DeNeale Morgan and Marion Kavanagh Wachtel.
$3. Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 1928 Saint Mary's Road, Moraga. (925) 631-4379, www.gallery.stmarys-ca.edu.<
"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.<
"2-D/3-D," through Sept. 18. Works by Mari Andrews, Jessica Martin, David McDonald, Aurora Robson and Lucrecia Troncoso.
895 Colusa Ave., Berkeley. (510) 527-1214.<