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October 2021

Kid’s Calavera Painting Workshop

October 29, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Kid's Calavera Painting Workshop For Ages 5-13 with Daniel Gonzalez October 29 4pm - 6pm It’s a costume painting party! After school, this Friday, October 29th from 4pm - 6pm, our Youth Studio will host a virtual Calavera Painting Workshop for ages 5-13. Learn the painting techniques artist Daniel Gonzalez uses to create his unique, illuminated calavera (skulls). Students will learn techniques in sketching figures and body anatomy. No prior painting or drawing experience is required. Sign up here to participate…

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The Winter Show Entry Deadline

October 30, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm

December 4, 2021 – January 8, 2022 The Winter Show is a juried all-media online exhibition hosted by Palos Verdes Art Center open only to all Palos Verdes Art Center (PVAC) members. Not a member yet? You can join Palos Verdes Art Center at pvartcenter.org. CALENDAR: Online Submission Dates via CaFE: October 7 – 30. There will be NO EXTENSION OF SUBMISSION DEADLINE! Juror’s Selections Announced via CaFÉ: Monday, November 8. Take-In of Selected Works: Friday, November 19 – 9:00 to 11:00 am. Opening Reception: Saturday, December…

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November 2021

Eugene Daub: Monumental, Artist Talk and Exhibition Tour

November 3, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Eugene Daub: Monumental Artist Talk and Exhibition Tour November 3, 2021 Talk: 10:30am - 11:30am Exhibition Tour: Noon FREE   Please join us at Palos Verdes Art Center on Wednesday, November 3rd, for an artist talk by sculptor Eugene Daub presented in partnership with Peninsula Seniors’ Bohannon Lecture Series. The talk will be held in the Atrium at PVAC from 10:30am to 11:30am followed at noon by an artist tour by Eugene Daub of his retrospective exhibition, Monumental. The event…

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“Are You Thinking What I’m Thinking? Revelations!”

November 6, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

"Are You Thinking What I'm Thinking? Revelations!” With Bernard Fallon, Bondo Wyszpolski, and live music by Brad Webster November 6, 2021 2pm - 4pm FREE Register at Eventbrite HERE Please join us at Palos Verdes Art Center Saturday, November 6th, for a discussion about the beginnings and development of our current group exhibition, "Are You Thinking What I'm Thinking?” The talk features participating artist Bernard Fallon and curator Bondo Wyszpolski, with music performed by Brad Webster. In order to curate a…

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November 25, 2021 - November 28, 2021

PVAC will be closed Thanksgiving, November 25, and the following days: Friday, November 26, Saturday, November 27, as well as Sunday, November 28.  

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December 2021

ARTFUL DAZE: Art History Web Series

December 1, 2021
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POST 39 Artful Daze - Sharing a beautiful work of art to contemplate with a little art history lesson. Spanish artist Salvador Dalí is one of the great figures in Modern Art. A larger-than-life personality with an ego to match, his eccentricities are as legendary as his artistic genius. A brilliant technician, Dali was a child prodigy, but tragedy shaped his early life. He was haunted by the death of an older brother he never knew. But it was the…

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Two-Day Felting Workshop

December 11, 2021 @ 11:00 am - December 12, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

It’s holiday workshop time again and this year we’re here to help you put special, handcrafted touches on your gifts! Learn to needle felt decoration and designs on your favorite wearable art pieces such as cardigans and shawls. With the help and expertise of fashion designer and instructor Solmaz Shams, students will use the art of needle felting to design one-of-a-kind creations. Join us virtually, from the comfort of your own home on Friday, December 10th and Saturday, Dec 11th from 11 AM…

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January 2022


January 1 - January 3

Palos Verdes Art Center will be closed for the Winter Holidays:  DEC. 24, 25 & 27; JAN. 1 & 3 DEC. 31, closed at 2pm IMAGE: Kathie Reis, Winter Shadows (Detail), 2020, Oil on canvas. On view in The Winter Show HERE _________________________________________________   PLEASE NOTE: To safeguard the health of our employees, students, visitors, affiliated groups and the community at large from infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, PVAC has adopted a mandatory vaccination policy. Effective October 31, 2021, all visitors must…

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February 2022

Artful Daze: Art History Web Series

February 1

POST 41   Artful Daze - Sharing a beautiful work of art to contemplate with a little art history lesson. Robert Indiana, born Robert Clark in New Castle, Indiana, described himself as an American sign painter. A major figure in the New York art scene, he became a leader in the Pop Art Movement with his use of text. He is best known for his iconic work “LOVE.” While it became emblematic of the 1960s Love Generation, Indiana maintained that…

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WATER, EARTH & FIRE Opening Reception

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Water, Earth & Fire FEBRUARY 12 – APRIL 16, 2022 OPENING RECEPTION: Feb 26, 6-9 pm See the exhibition online HERE. In accordance with PVAC policy, masks and proof of vaccination are required for attendance. Palos Verdes Art Center / Beverly G. Alpay Center for Arts Education is pleased to announce Water, Earth & Fire, an exhibition celebrating ceramics as a powerful creative force and expressive mode of communication. Guest curator Jo Lauria continues PVAC’s 90-year tradition of presenting significant…

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