View our calendar to see gallery hours. The gallery is closed in between exhibitions for installation.

hours:

Tuesday - Sunday12pm-5pm and 6pm-8pm when there are evening performances in the Lesher Center for the Arts. 

Calendar with hours is HERE. We are closed on Mondays. 

Tuesday April 25 12-1pm there will be a private luncheon in the gallery, patrons are suggested to visit after 1pm. 

admission:

Adult $5, Youth 13-17 $3, Children 12 & under free. 

Free First Tuesdays!
Free general admission on the first Tuesday of every month when open. Check the calendar for open dates. 

Members of DRAA and Friends of the Bedford receive free gallery admission. 

Free Bedford Gallery admission with a same-day performance ticket. 

Ticket holders to events at the Lesher Center for the Arts will be admitted to the gallery free of charge on the ticketed date. Excludes Mondays and special events in the gallery; sorry, no rain checks.

Free Bedford Gallery admission with a Discover & Go pass. 

discoverandgoVisit the Contra Costa County Library website to learn more about the Discover & Go program, where your library card is your ticket to dozens of museums around the Bay Area. Now also available through the Alameda County Library system!

 

 

; parking

Bedford Gallery is located on the first floor of the Lesher Center for the Arts at 1601 Civic Drive in downtown Walnut Creek, three blocks south of the Walnut Creek BART station. Parking is available in the Locust Street Garage, located next to the Lesher Center for the Arts building on Locust Street. The garage may be entered from Locust or California Blvd.

  

From Oakland / San Francisco (West) 
Highway 24 East through the Caldecott Tunnel. At the Hwy. 24/680 split, bear right to San Jose and immediately exit left at Mt. Diablo Blvd. Follow Mt. Diablo Blvd. Past California Blvd. to Locust Street. Turn left on to Locust, and proceed 4 blocks. Bedford Gallery is located in the 3-story Lesher Center for the Arts building at the corner of Locust and Civic. 

From Concord / Martinez (North) 
Highway 680 South. Exit North Main Street, then go South. Follow Main in one of the two left-hand lanes ( it’s a 4-lane street). Turn right on to Civic Drive, and go 1 block. Bedford Gallery is located in the 3-story Lesher Center for the Arts building at the corner of Locust and Civic. 

From San Ramon / Danville / Pleasanton (South) 
Highway 680 North. Exit South Main Street. Follow Main through Walnut Creek downtown area. Turn left onto Civic Drive. Bedford Gallery is located in the 3-story Lesher Center for the Arts building at the corner of Locust and Civic. 

From Ygnacio Valley Blvd. (East) 
Ygnacio Valley Blvd. to Civic Drive. Turn left on to Civic. Bedford Gallery is located in the 3-story Lesher Center for the Arts building at the corner of Locust and Civic.

 

 

plan your trip

511.org transit planner 

BART 

Free Ride (Route 4) Walnut Downtown Shuttle (From Walnut Creek BART to the Lesher Center for the Arts) 

 

directions & parking

Bedford Gallery is located on the first floor of the Lesher Center for the Arts at 1601 Civic Drive in downtown Walnut Creek, three blocks south of the Walnut Creek BART station. Parking is available in the Locust Street Garage, located next to the Lesher Center for the Arts building on Locust Street. The garage may be entered from Locust or California Blvd.

  

From Oakland / San Francisco (West) 
Highway 24 East through the Caldecott Tunnel. At the Hwy. 24/680 split, bear right to San Jose and immediately exit left at Mt. Diablo Blvd. Follow Mt. Diablo Blvd. Past California Blvd. to Locust Street. Turn left on to Locust, and proceed 4 blocks. Bedford Gallery is located in the 3-story Lesher Center for the Arts building at the corner of Locust and Civic. 

From Concord / Martinez (North) 
Highway 680 South. Exit North Main Street, then go South. Follow Main in one of the two left-hand lanes ( it’s a 4-lane street). Turn right on to Civic Drive, and go 1 block. Bedford Gallery is located in the 3-story Lesher Center for the Arts building at the corner of Locust and Civic. 

From San Ramon / Danville / Pleasanton (South) 
Highway 680 North. Exit South Main Street. Follow Main through Walnut Creek downtown area. Turn left onto Civic Drive. Bedford Gallery is located in the 3-story Lesher Center for the Arts building at the corner of Locust and Civic. 

From Ygnacio Valley Blvd. (East) 
Ygnacio Valley Blvd. to Civic Drive. Turn left on to Civic. Bedford Gallery is located in the 3-story Lesher Center for the Arts building at the corner of Locust and Civic.

 

 

plan your trip

511.org transit planner 

BART 

Free Ride (Route 4) Walnut Downtown Shuttle (From Walnut Creek BART to the Lesher Center for the Arts)