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This page is for listing links to art galleries, other art related venues, and artists, & events, in the San Joaquin Valley. If you have a link you would like to have included please contact us at life@kingsriverlife[dot]com

Check the websites of these artists and galleries to see what they may be offering online/streaming.

There are a lot of virtual things happening at the Fresno Art Museum check out their virtual tour and find more on their website.

While we’re closed, please be sure to visit us online with our Gallery Guide!

Explore our exhibitions Here She Stands,
Bonnie Peterson’s Another Glorious Sierra Day,
Jack Couglin’s Impressions
?of Bohemia, and JUST ADDED: A Family Dynamic from home on your
computer or smartphone,
in both English and Spanish.

After you explore, take our survey and tell us what you think. Get a one-time 20% discount in
The Museum Store as a thank you!

We shall be adding tours of
our other exhibitions soon!

Arts Visalia is excited to host the inspiring Seen and Unseen art
exhibition. The exhibition will honor the life’s work of Chicano
Artist Ricardo Favela, and other Central Valley artists to bring
awareness to the region’s rich cultural diversity. Born in Dinuba,
Favela started his education at COS and later transferred to
Sacramento State College. Favela’s commitment to the community and
education guided him to engagement with the Royal Chicano Air Force
(RCAF). This led to his engagement with the United Farm Workers Union
(UFW), the Chicano cultural arts movement and statewide and local
civil rights and community empowerment. This exhibition will celebrate
how Favela used his artistic voice to reflect the Chicano experience.
Seen and Unseen will be featured in the gallery from March 3rd-26th,

Arts Visalia is anticipating having our doors open Wednesday-Saturday
from noon-5:30 p.m. to allow our visitors to experience the artworks
in person. However, we will continue to have a virtual gallery tour
available on our website at www.artsvisalia.org/virtual-tours to allow
everyone an opportunity to see these engaging exhibitions. If Arts
Visalia is unable to have our doors open we will be offering the
opportunity to schedule your viewing experience Wednesday through
Saturday from 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM.

In April Arts Visalia will be hosting the works of sculptor Peggee
Davis and painter Jana Botkin. Peggee Davis creates ceramic works
depicting the female form. According to Davis “They have a life of
their own as they express my feelings about the political time, the
state of a friendship, the love I feel for my daughters, the challenge
of the body itself.” As a life-long resident Jana Botkin’s goal is
to find the things that make Tulare County unique. She continually
searches out the beauty of our county, and the parts that make rural
living so appealing.

Arts Visalia is celebrating 25 years as the area’s premiere center
for the visual arts.
With the support of many throughout the years, we have fervently
carried on the founders’ vision to create a permanent place to view
the visual arts and provide art education in Visalia. As we
commemorate this milestone, we acknowledge and thank the original
building partners and all whose faithful support has sustained us over
the years and continues to keep Arts Visalia a community center for
the visual arts. We hope you’ll join us throughout 2021 as we
recognize our founders and benefactors, recount our history, and
celebrate our vision of educating, engaging, and enhancing our
community through the visual arts.

Join Arts Visalia for a virtual presentation of our February 2021 featured exhibition: Bearing Witness by Maile Sand. Using a mesmerizing effect of the light, Maile Sand’s oil paintings invite viewers to marvel in the beauty of everything around us. In Sand’s exhibition, Bearing Witness, she finds humbling and exquisite moments in both the minutiae and grander of the world. You can view the Virtual Tour at www.artsvisalia.org/virtual-tours/

The exhibition will be on display in the gallery from February 3rd-26th, 2021. Arts Visalia is currently only offering private tours, to schedule your viewing experience please call 559-739-0905 or email artsvisalia@sbcglobal.net.

For questions or to schedule a visit, please call us at 559-739-0905
or email artsvisalia@sbcglobal.net. You can also follow us on facebook
and instagram or visit our website at www.artsvisalia.org for more
information, and updates.

*Open Hours subject to change. Visit www.artsvisalia.org for updates
and changes.

Spring Art Kit enrollment is open! You can order your February art kits and pre-order your kits for March and April. Each kit is catered to the child’s age group and includes step-by-step directions, access to a demonstration video and most of the supplies needed for projects. Scholarships are available.
Click here to order now!

Spectrum Art Gallery:
Spectrum Art Gallery
608 E. Olive Ave
Fresno, CA 93728

Check out all of their events on their website

Art Related Links:
1. Visalia Arts Consortium Calendar
2. Fresno Arts Council Event calendar
3. Tulare Historical Museum
4. Sanger Art Hop
5. Local Artist Aileen Imperatrice
6. Sanger Art Station
7. Arts Visalia
8. Fresno Art Museum
9. College of the Sequoias Art Gallery
10. Spectrum Art Gallery in Fresno
11. 1821 Gallery & Studio-Fresno
12. Echo Gallery Fresno
13. Fig Tree Gallery – Fresno
14. M Street Arts – Fresno
15. Art Space Gallery – Fresno City College
16. Phebe Conley Art Gallery – Fresno
17. Fresno Arts Council
18. Arte Americas – Fresno
19. K-Jewel Gallery – Fresno
20. Aileen Imperatrice – local artist


The ArtHop™ program is a monthly event featuring art exhibits in over 50 art venues in Fresno County. Art venues include galleries, work studios, retail outlets, and public spaces that art patrons can visit on the first and third Thursday of each month.

Please support our downtown and Tower venues; come by and meet local artists and enjoy their artwork, receptions, beverages, and music.

Current info on the latest Art Hop can be found on the Fresno Arts Council website.

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