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Palo Alto Art Center

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Art - to create, to enjoy

The small Palo Alto Art Center is a community gem. They offer an array of classes for all ages... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2017
New York City, New York
rotating exhibits as well as a variety of workshops

thnks to new leadership, in the past few years the art center has expanded and experimented. their... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2017
Palo Alto, California
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29 Jun 2018
“Good fun for all!”
1 Feb 2017
“Art - to create, to enjoy”
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1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303-2909
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

We've seen some amazing exhibits at the Art Center and we've enjoyed the Sculpture Garden, particularly the Whiplash maze that delights young children. They offer a variety of classes and the work posted on the gallery walls is inspiring.

Thank Ileinie
Reviewed February 1, 2017

The small Palo Alto Art Center is a community gem. They offer an array of classes for all ages, plus special one-time classes, open houses, etc. Their gallery, with a changing collection, is worth visiting. So, if visiting in the area, it is worthwhile to...More

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Reviewed January 17, 2017

thnks to new leadership, in the past few years the art center has expanded and experimented. their exhibits are more unusual and attractive. worth a trip any time.

Thank asbowers
Reviewed November 5, 2016

This is a friendly and welcoming place where you can visit small art exhibits or openings, take adult or child art classes from talented artists/teachers (water color, acrylic painting, journaling, drawing, etc. through the city's Enjoy catalogue, make use of a substantial pottery studio, and...More

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Reviewed December 13, 2015

We like it that the Palo Alto art center has a variety of art classes. These span various artistic techniques such as ceramics, clay, jewelry, art, painting, travel photography, and so forth. We check their web site for current offerings. The center also has periodic...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2015

The recently renovated Palo Alto Art Center offers a large variety of classes taught by excellent instructors and artists that are passionate about their art. The Center offers daytime and night time classes for adults and for kids in their spacious new facility.

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Reviewed September 9, 2015

For a "small town" this Art Center always has something to see. Multiple exhibition spaces including outdoor sculptures. Worth a visit for visitors, a must for locals. Excellent classes for adults and children, including summer programs.

1  Thank Rubylaserjules
Reviewed August 16, 2015

I attended the 2015 Mobile Digital Arts Conference there in August this year, and have been a few other times for other arts-related events. They have a lovely, large outdoor area and a brand new events room. The gift shop is tiny but has a...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2015

I have been visiting the Art Center for years. Since the renovation and change of directorship and other staff, the art exhibits lack the quality they had before. I was so embarrassed when I took some artist friends to the opening show. What a travesty....More

Thank Iamalwayslost
Reviewed July 13, 2015

Cool little place. Nice and shady area in a nice neighborhood. The art exhibits are a little non-traditional (a dead Mickey Mouse on the floor, a dead orca on a block of ice), but in conjunction with an event, not half-bad place to visit on...More

Thank SledMan
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