Newport Beach Arts Foundation

Informative Links

Whether your passion is visual or performing arts, these resources provide interesting and current information.

What’s Happening in Newport Beach
Here is easy access to Cultural Arts calendar of programming

SparkOC – This is a comprehensive posting current performing and visual art events, they also maintain great City Guides. Here is Newport Beach.

What’s Happening in Orange County
Argyros Plaza – Free outdoor venue with weekly programming

The Barclay Theater & Cheng Hall – Known for wide-ranging programming of contemporary dance, music, and theater arts. The 750-seat theatre is renowned for its intimate atmosphere and superb acoustics.

Bowers Museum, Santa Ana - Offers exhibitions, lectures, art classes, travel programs, children's art education programs, and other special community programs. Celebrates world cultures through their arts.

Hilbert Museum of California Art, Chapman Campus – This museum, which opened 2016, is dedicated to California scene and California representational art.

Irvine Museum Collection - Rotating exhibits dedicated to American Impressionist art depicting the CA landscape.

Laguna Art Museum - A museum of only California art and artists which ranges across all periods and styles, nineteenth-century to present-day which serves as a cultural and social center.

Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana - OCCCA presents a variety of programs: films, forums, concerts, workshops, classes and first Saturday artist receptions.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts - An exceptional, multi-faceted, ever-expanding cultural center who mission is worthy of posting: “We will show that together we thrive when we make the arts matter.”

Soka Performing Arts Center – A true state-of-the art venue renowned for its jazz and classical performances.

Spark OC - Comprehensive source for visual and performing arts in Orange County, including free events.

And Beyond
Art Fair Calendar - top nationwide juried shows, fairs and festivals.

California Arts Council

National Endowment for the Arts