College Arts Programs Display Pliancy, Resilience While Navigating Pandemic Restrictions to Bring Arts to Audiences

With a year's worth of experience under their belts, college arts programs and departments across Orange County are rising up to the challenge of bringing the visual and performing arts to their students, faculty and community.


'Hairtage' Exhibit at Cypress College Art Gallery Allows Black Artists to 'Speak Their Truths'

Group show "Hairtage: Tangled, Twisted, and Black" focuses on Black hair and its interactions with American culture.


OCSA Club Focuses on Accessibility in the Arts

Founded by Anjal Jain, Eye Matter aims to provide an uplifting community for visually impaired individuals dealing with social isolation.

Orange County is currently in Tier 1 of the California Re-Opening Plan, which sets significant limitations on many activities as well as those businesses which are permitted to partially re-open. Arts Orange County will continue to spotlight a mix of virtual and streaming arts and culture offerings along with in-person events that conform to the most current safety guidelines. We encourage everyone to keep their lives enriched by the arts, but safely! Save lives by wearing masks and respecting social distancing protocols. 

LOCAL SPOTLIGHT

Chinese New Year with Bowers Museum

Saturday brings an encore stream of this family-friendly celebration that includes home art projects, cooking lessons, and special performances  DETAILS »

RE-OPENING

African Dance Fitness @ Argyros Plaza

Last week's session sold out, this is the last opportunity for this fun fusion of movement and education, as you learn about African cultures through their music and movement  DETAILS »

VIRTUAL VISIT

Smetana Trio

For over 80 years, this Czech chamber ensemble has won awards and acclaim around the world, and the Philharmonic Society of Orange County is presenting them in a special streaming concert  DETAILS »

FOR THE FAMILY

Open Mic Night with ALC

The Arts & Learning Conservatory is putting on a variety show of short musical and theatrical acts from young Orange County performers  DETAILS »

EXTRA

Live Performance: Remove the Noose by All Means Necessary

MUZEO presents a live, streaming experience from artist D. Hill using self-portraiture and performance to craft a stirring expression of hope for equality  DETAILS »

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