Promoting Art in our Community -
Serving the Art Community since 1957
HAPPY BIRTHDAY PAA! We're 50 years strong in 2007!
The following businesses,
organizations and individuals are major contributors to supporting the
Petaluma Arts Association. Please acknowledge them for their generous
support of our endeavors to promote the arts in our community and especially
art programs in our local schools.
The Petaluma Arts Association
would like to acknowledge these businesses and organizations for support of
our ongoing mission to contribute to the community and to Art Programs in
the local schools.
Aurora Colors Gallery and Glass Art Center,
and Honorary Gold Benefactors
of Marin, Petaluma Branch,
Please see our
Exhibits/Events page for details and
application forms for our various events held annually throughout the year.
The PAA is organized to provide
a supportive fellowship that motivates and encourages its members to develop
and expand their skills and appreciation in the field of art, to provide
activities that promote appreciation of art in the community, and to
encourage and help develop art programs in the schools.
The Petaluma Arts Association has been active in the community for over 50
years. The Association contributes to the community and to the schools' art
programs by sponsoring exhibits, field trips, workshops, and docents. Art
programs in the schools are an important part of the Association's
activities. Presently a scholarship is awarded to a student at Santa Rosa
Junior College. A scholarship and cash awards are offered to senior art
students attending Petaluma high schools. Classroom presentations by
volunteers and financial assistance for special art projects are available
to Petaluma schools.
Activities are planned both to encourage beginners and to stimulate
experienced artists. Monthly programs include demonstrations by guest
artists, hands-on workshops, and critiques.
Membership Is Open:
To beginners looking for encouragement and learning experience.
To experienced artists wanting to share ideas with other artists.
To professional artists willing to share their experience.
To anyone interested in expanding their appreciation of the visual arts.
To all who want to promote and support art in the community.
Memberships are not prorated and are effective Jan.l st thru Dec.31 st
Mailing address: PAA, P.O. Box 2623, Petaluma, CA. 94953. For more
information call: 707.793.2113
The PAA meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM at the United
Church of Christ, 825 Middlefield Road, Petaluma.
Directions: Driving south on PetaIuma Blvd., turn right onto Mountain View,
left on Mission, right on Middlefield, and left into the parking lot.
Meeting room borders the parking lot.
Members receive our informative monthly newsletter.
Art In The Park
Our largest event of the year is
held every September in Walnut Park, which is located at Petaluma Blvd.
South and “D” St., in historical Petaluma, CA. This show is open to all
members and non-members, as room permits. Donations from sales at this event
provide scholarships for local art students.
Art & Jazz On The River
These Friday night outdoor art
shows run from June thru September, every Friday from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM, on
the river at the MIll/Apple Box area on 1st & B Street. The event is open to
members of PAA & Petaluma Arts Council and coincides with “Jazz On The
River”. It is an up-beat creative experience.