About Us

Inspiring others for 20 years

Founded in 1998, the Newport Beach Arts Foundation is a non-profit 501c(3) organization and the fundraising arm of the Newport Beach Arts Commission.  We partner with artists, businesses, donors, and volunteers to enrich art in the Newport Beach cultural arts community.  We also host an annual fall Art In The Park show, a June Art Exhibition, and visit Orange County galleries, museums, and summer concerts on the greens.

Your donations help us display works of art in the largest open-air art exhibit in Orange County, The Newport Beach Sculpture Exhibit.

Board of Directors

Arlene Greer – President

Jeff Herdman – Vice President

Pat Jorgensen – Secretary

Dan Weddell – Treasurer

Meghan McNulty – Media Advisor

Jet Wang – Media Advisor

Phil Dunn – Membership Chair

Diana Ghoukassian – Member-at-Large
Sunny Kim – Member-at-Large
Carmen Smith – Member-at-Large
Victoria Kennedy – Member-at-Large



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Delightful experiences

The donations we receive enable us to bring moving works of art to the Newport Beach community. Sometimes theyare rotating exhibits in other instances they’re permanent pieces. Both are visual proof of what can be achieved withthe generous support of patrons like you.

Here are just a few of the many pieces open to the public. Look for more in the coming year.

Sculpture Exhibition In Civic Center Park
Sculpture Garden III

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