Arts and Learning Conservatory Encourages Accessibility and Equity in the Arts for Orange County's Youths

Founder Debora Wondercheck strives to provide quality instruction about the arts to underprivileged and underrepresented students.

Panoringan: How Shipping and Swine Are Driving Up Costs in the Restaurant Industry

Nobody wants to pay more for food, but due to factors beyond a restaurant's control, operators no longer have a choice. Indoor dining restrictions and being short-staffed were 2020 concerns; long-term effects on restaurants involve transport and recently passed legislation.

84 Orange County Arts and Entertainment Orgs, Promoters Get $78 Million in Grants

Segerstrom Center for the Arts receives $10 million; OC Fair gets $4.89 million from federal government's Small Business Association.

Major Orange County Arts Orgs to Require Masks and Full COVID-19 Vaccination for the Foreseeable Future

The major O.C. arts institutions announced in a jointstatement that both audience and staff members will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccinations and wear masks at all times while inside their venues.

In response to the Delta variant of COVID-19 and the latest health and safety guidance, many major O.C. performing arts venues and organizations have announced that guests at their events will be required to wear masks and confirm that they are vaccinated in order to attend. Be sure to check directly with the venue for their requirements before going. The arts in Orange County are re-awakening, but your cooperation and safe participation as audience members is essential! Arts Orange County is proud to recommend a variety of both in-person and virtual ways to bring the arts into your life. 


Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

The Anaheim Convention Center plays host to this unique, high-tech opportunity to feel transported into the legendary paintings of Vincent Van Gogh  DETAILS »


Summer Garden Party

The annual fundraiser amidst the splendor of Sherman Gardens will include custom crafts, interactive exhibits, and local artists selling their wares  DETAILS »


Aging as Art: A Juried Photography Show

Thursday night there will be a virtual opening reception for this exhibit of 94 professional and amateur photographs that attempt to capture the many facets of growing older in our culture  DETAILS »


King Kong

The Maverick Theater presents a unique, life stage production, appropriate for "ages 6 and up", of the classic adventure featuring the giant ape stolen from his home and transported to the urban jungle of New York City  DETAILS »


Daily Art Workshops

From watercolor to jewelry to pine needle basketry, every day of the week the Laguna Art-a-Fair offers you opportunities to broaden your art-making skills  DETAILS »

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