About Vacaville Art Gallery
The Vacaville Art Gallery is an admission-free visual arts center in Vacaville CA.
The gallery and gift shop are open Tuesday through Saturday from noon- 4:00 pm. We are located at 718 E. Monte Vista Avenue, Vacaville 95688 (adjacent to Andrews Park).
Parking is free. We look forward to your visit!
Exhibits rotate every four to six weeks with show types ranging from member exhibits to juried and guest artist shows. Opening receptions offer artists the opportunity to meet with community members and other artists. Calls-for-entry are announced through the Gallery’s Facebook, website and member emails. Gallery members may submit a request to be considered for a Spotlight Artist exhibition at the Gallery. Criteria for Spotlight Artist exhibits are members whose body of work achieves a level of competency which produces a cohesive exhibit.
The Artisan Gift Shop sells quality works created by members of the Vacaville Art League & Gallery.
In January of 1963, plans were made to organize a creative arts group in Vacaville. In May of 1963, the Vacaville Art League became a reality with over 100 people attending the first meeting and planning workshops. However, there was still no facility to meet in or display artwork.
While searching for gallery space, the Board learned the City of Vacaville had purchased the circa 1880 Segura home on Monte Vista Avenue with plans to demolish the home. In May of 1965, the City agreed to lease the building to the Vacaville Art League, but the old Victorian home needed much work. Members were quick to roll up their sleeves; fundraising projects generated money for materials; local businesses donated supplies, and community members and organizations contributed time and additional resources.
The Gallery is operated by the Vacaville Art League, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the development and promotion of the visual arts. The art league largely depends on volunteers and financial support from the community at large. It is only able to continue its programs through public and private support.
Our goals are to: create an atmosphere that encourages community participation in the visual arts; provide artists with exhibit space and the opportunity to share and develop creative skills; encourage students and younger artists to pursue their talents through education and special events; and stimulate and educate members of the community by bringing an awareness and appreciation of fine art through exhibitions, shows, workshops, classes and demonstrations
I'm a paOn March 16, 1968, the Vacaville Art League opened its doors to artists and the community at large! Since its humble beginnings, thousands of artists and guests have walked through those doors. The City now has a place to show quality art to visiting dignitaries and to provide a place for the public to participate in the visual arts. The Gallery board, staff and volunteers continually strive to provide opportunities for artists to participate in events and encourage the public to view and experience a diverse selection of quality artwork created by local artistsragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy.