PROGRAMS OVERVIEW

In keeping with our mission of Community Through Creativity, we are continually creating, hosting, and supporting local initiatives and events. Below is a list of our key ongoing programs.

PACarts - Creative Arts Education

PACarts is our education arm, coordinating and creating opportunities for local youth. More information.

Our PACarts programs include:

Creative Community Workshops Affordable creative workshops for children.

Artfull New Seen: Emerging artist exhibit for Orange High School art students.

21st Century After-school arts enrichment program.

Cirque Oranj Summer circus program for children.

bardbeatz: With partners, a spoken word and poetry events for high school students.

FilmBoot24: In partnership with Cinema Ed and other partners, a film intensive for high school students. Some of the films can be seen on the Cinema Ed website.

Community Collaboration

Creative Community Workshops Affordable creative workshops for adults.

Knick Knack Neighborhood flea market/rummage sale. More information.

Viva Vinyl: Vinyl listening parties free and open to the neighborhood.

Earth Day Celebration Annual celebration and neighborhood cleanup.

Artists and Entrepreneurs

Open Orange: An annual juried contemporary art exhibition hosted by ValleyArts.  More information.

Artist Members Show: Exhibit of work from our artist members.

Inspiring Minds: Exhibit showcasing the work of local art educators.

Creative Community Workshops: Paid teaching opportunities for artists & entrepreneurs.

Makers + Movers Workshops: Workshops for artists and entrepreneurs.

ValleyArts Spaces

artfullbean café: Artisan boutique cafe serving fair trade coffee, craft teas, and baked goods, all from local businesses. The boutique features art and unique items from local artisans and entrepreneurs. More information.

Community Gallery at ValleyArts: ValleyArts primary gallery space used for major exhibitions, and as a rental for private and community events. More information.

Artist and Incubator Spaces: Studio and office space for artists and start-up businesses doing work in and around the Valley Arts District.