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The Bakersfield Art Association is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.
We are affiliated with the Arts Council of Kern, Downtown Business Association, the Downtown Bakersfield Art District and a member of the Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce.
- To provide an opportunity for study and improvement in art technique
- To encourage an interest in and an appreciation of art in the community
- To provide opportunities for exhibition of members work
- To recognize the works of other artists
- To offer scholarships to the community for art education.
Dedicated to the enrichment and
empowerment of local artists since 1944.
The Bakersfield Art Association has a dedicated gallery, store and class space located in the downtown Bakersfield arts district. We welcome you to stop by to see members works, sign up for classes and purchase artists works.
Art work can still be purchased through this website as well as various locations throughout Bakersfield. See the newsletter for satellite locations.
1607 19th Street, Bakersfield, California 93301, United States