Buenaventura Art Gallery / Buenaventura Art Association
700 East Santa Clara Street
A dynamic community of visual artists, Buenaventura Art Association, enriches and promotes Ventura County’s cultural identity by supporting, developing and exhibiting a diverse community of emerging and established local artists. Open every First Friday 5-8pm, and Tuesday-Saturday 11am-5pm.
Stoneworks Studios & Gallery
300 North Ventura Avenue
Stoneworks Studios and gallery showcases a slice of Ventura’s ever changing diversified art community, represented in all mediums and age groups. For the past 18 years, Stoneworks has been conducting ongoing stone carving classes, community art projects, tours and showing the stone sculptures of resident artist, Michele Chapin. Open every First Friday 6-9pm, and also by appointment.
http://www.StoneworksStudios.com | www.MicheleChapin.com
1793 East Main Street
The HUD is a unique environment for creative minds and working artists. Our recently renovated vintage building currently features artists, dancers, and designers. This distinctive and collaborative space offers studio rentals and holds events monthly, showcasing local talent. Come for the art, stay and meet the artists. Art Happens Here! Open every First Friday 6-10pm, and also by appointment.
WAV ( Working Artists Ventura)
175 South Ventura Avenue
The WAV (Working Artists Ventura) is a state-of-the-art community, designed for artists and creative businesses, and is located in the Downtown Cultural District of Ventura, California. WAV offers affordable living and work space for painters, photographers, sculptors, dancers, musicians, writers, actors, filmmakers, and more. Our Theater Gallery space comes to life with performances, films, art exhibitions, concerts, workshops and classes. Open every First Friday 6-9pm, and also by appointment.
Vita Art Center
432 North Ventura Avenue, Studio 30
The Vita Art Center provides diverse art experiences for individuals and the community through classes, exhibitions, special events and community outreach programs. Vita’s art gallery exhibits contemporary fine art in all mediums with a new opening the first Friday of every month. Open every First Friday 6-9pm, Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, and weekends by appointments.
Bell Arts Factory
432 North Ventura Avenue
Home to 27 artist studios and the Tool Room Gallery that are open to the public First Fridays of each month. Artists can be seen working or displaying their art on days when there are special events taking place in the Tool Room Gallery or Community Room. Open every First Friday 6-9pm.
Art City Studios
197 Dubbers Street
Twenty years in the making, Art City has evolved into a dynamic environment that allows artists to create in an artistically supportive atmosphere. Paul Lindard had a vision of a place where sculptors could work together and sell their art. Art City is a culmination of that vision. Open every First Friday 6-9pm, and Wednesday-Sunday 10am-5pm.
1924 East Main Street
Buddha’s Garden and gallery features rotating exhibitions of art by local artists of Ventura County. The beautiful, heart warming showroom features various works of art from Asia. A visit to Buddha’s Garden is a genuine soul elevating experience. Open every First Friday 6-9pm, and Tuesday-Saturday 10:30am-6pm, and Sunday 12-4pm.
Very Ventura Gift Shop & Gallery
79 South California Street
Go local! Very Ventura Gift Shop & Gallery celebrates the best of Ventura by bringing together local artwork, one-of-a-kind hand crafted gifts, local specialty foods and Ventura souvenirs all under one roof. We even carry an exclusive line of Ventura T-Shirts and sweatshirts by local designer, Ookinay. Open every First Friday 6-8pm, Tuesday & Wednesday 11am-6pm, Thursday-Saturday 11am-8pm, and Sundays 11am-6pm.
http://www.very-ventura.com / www.fun-in-ventura.com