palos verdes art center: Palos Verdes Art Center 2020 Homes Tour - 03/03/20 08:56 AM
The Palos Verdes Art Center will be presenting its 34th Annual Homes Tour, Celebrate Extraordinary, on Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 21, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The Tour will feature three homes and a breathtaking garden paradise – revel in the beauty of a Mediterranean masterpiece, a whitewater view property with exotic garden and koi ponds, a relaxed yet stylish eclectic sanctuary, and a lush succulent garden showcase as a bonus.
         
Paramount Palos Verdes (above left)- is a grand Italianate estate which showcases incredible craftsmanship and attention to detail.  It has three stories and 11,000 square feet of inviting … (0 comments)

palos verdes art center: Palos Verdes Art Center Holiday Ceramics & Gift Sale! - 12/04/19 12:23 PM

Palos Verdes homes owners have an opportunity to shop for one of a kind handcrafted art articles at this year’s Holiday Ceramics & Gift Sale, featuring the finest selections of work by Palos Verdes Art Center member artists.
This year’s sale kicks off on Friday, December 6, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., during the opening reception for The Winter Show, and continues on Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
This year there will be a special feature with the trees in the Atrium decorated with charming holiday ornaments provided by Art At Your Fingertips … (0 comments)

palos verdes art center: Palos Verdes Annual Artists’ Studio Tour d’Art! - 10/03/19 11:14 AM
    Palos Verdes homes owners have a wonderful opportunity to enjoy an artistic tour of the Palos Verdes Peninsula viewing art, meeting local artists and nibbling on treats.  On October 5th & 6th, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the annual Artists’ Studio Tour d’Art features over 40 local artists that are located at the Palos Verdes Art Center and 7 private studio.   This fun event gives you an opportunity to pay one price for a two day event where you can go at your own pace, choose where you want to start and visit all the studios … (0 comments)

palos verdes art center: Enjoy Palos Verdes Library District’s June 2019 Free Movies! - 06/03/19 02:16 PM

 
The Palos Verdes Library District has some great free movies that they will be showing during the month of June 2019.  Each month they offer a different selection of foreign movies, “latest” releases,  and classic cinema.  Most of the screenings will have some post film discussion which adds an opportunity to socialize with others in the community.  In May and June the following movies will be presented.
Classic Movies at Noon, which shows films from the 1930’s through the 1990’s on the first Tuesday of the month, will be screening on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at noon, SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959) in the Malaga … (0 comments)

palos verdes art center: Palos Verdes Art Center 2019 Homes Tour - 03/13/19 01:21 PM
The Palos Verdes Art Center will be presenting its 33rd Annual Homes Tour, Legends of Art, Architecture & Song, on Friday, March 29, and Saturday, March 30, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The Tour will feature two homes that have a unique mix of designs from a Contemplative Contemporary that cohesively unifies indoor and outdoor space while remaining true to its midcentury modern roots, to a Palos Verdes Palladian influenced by Andrea Palladio’s classical design.  There will also be live performances from Trio Ellas to enjoy at the Art Center.
       
Palos Verdes Palladian (above) features Andrea Palladio’s style of symmetry prespective … (0 comments)

palos verdes art center: PALOS VERDES ART CENTER DREAM HOUSE RAFFLE 2018 - 11/07/17 02:26 PM

The Palos Verdes Art Center is holding its 16th annual PVAC Dream House Raffle.  This year’s dream prize is an Oceanfront Estate on the island of Kauai in Hawaii – or $5,000,000.  Designed by internationally acclaimed architect, Gianni Francione, the Dream House melds South Pacific traditions with the best of contemporary design.  The three-acre estate features a main house and pavilions with two master suites, two additional bedrooms, detached dining room, four full bathrooms, one half-bath and a four-car garage.  The rooms are appointed with soaring ceilings, rich wood interiors, and block walls – surrounded by tropical gardens with an infinity … (0 comments)

palos verdes art center: Palos Verdes Art Center Spring Registration! - 04/18/17 08:12 PM

The Palos Verdes Art Center Spring registration has begun for The Studio School where classes will start the week of April 10, 2017, for both children and adult classes.
The children’s classes available this session include: Paint,Cut,Paste,Play! for pre-K & Kindergarten, Exploring Art for Kindergarten & 1st grade, Storytelling & Illustration, Youth Drawing, Cartooning, Printmaking, Watercolor & Pastel for 2nd & 3rd Grades, Botanical Art, Drawing & Painting for 4th & 5th grades, and Drawing & Painting & Youth Wheel for 6th & 7th Grades.
Some of the adult classes that are available this Spring are Art History, Asian Art History, Ceramics, Intro … (0 comments)

palos verdes art center: Palos Verdes 2017 Summer School Registration Starts Soon! - 04/06/17 08:03 PM

Even though it is not yet Spring Break for Palos Verdes school, summer school signs ups are quickly approaching and if history repeats itself they will fill up fast.
Registration for Palos Verdes elementary students for summer school will begin on Monday, April 17, 2017, at 9:00 a.m.  This year, classes will be held at Cornerstone and Dapplegray.  The school hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon and classes run from Monday, June 19 through Friday, July 14, 2017.  There will not be classes on July 4, 2017.
Registration for Palos Verdes intermediate students participating in a Summer PEP … (0 comments)

palos verdes art center: Palos Verdes Art Center 2016 Fall Registration! - 09/11/16 03:01 AM

The Palos Verdes Art Center fall registration has begun for classes which will begin the week of September 12, 2016, and continue through December 23, 2016.
Classes for children in the Ceramics section include: Beginning Wheel & Monster Ceramics (New).  In the Drawing and Painting section, class titles are: Youth Painting & Pastel, Youth Drawing I & II, Drawing Inspired By Nature (New), Chalk & Oil Pastel, Cartooning/Modeling Superheros, Anime & Manga Drawing and Imagination & Creations and more are also available.
Some of the adult classes that are available this fall are Art History, Ceramics, Drawing, Glass Blowing, Printmat, … (1 comments)

palos verdes art center: Palos Verdes Art Center’s 2016 Homes Tour - 03/17/16 06:02 AM
The Palos Verdes Art Center will be presenting its 30th Anniversary Homes Tour, The Unexpected Revealed, on Friday April 8, and Saturday, April 9, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The tour will feature three diverse homes and a spectacular garden located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.  These three homes each reflect the women who live in them either through their personalities or their lifestyles.  They were selected for their aesthetics as well as the efficiency of work spaces, innovative storage solutions and specific use of materials and finishes.
        In the Golf Course Contemporary (above left) this 4,100 square foot home … (0 comments)

palos verdes art center: Palos Verdes Art Center Winter Registration Open! - 12/18/15 12:59 PM

The Palos Verdes Art Center Winter registration has begun for classes which will start the week of January 11, 2016.  This start date is for both children and adult classes.
The children’s classes available this session under the Ceramics section include: Creative Ways with Clay, Beginning Wheel & Wild Animals: Ceramic Sculpture for Kids.  Under the Drawing and Painting section, class titles are: Youth Painting & Pastel, Youth Drawing I& II, Chalk & Oil Pastel, Cartooning/Modeling Superheros & Anime & Manga Drawing.  For children under 5, classes are Creating Together – Mommy/Daddy & Me, Imagination & Creations, and a new class – … (0 comments)

palos verdes art center: Palos Verdes Art Center Offers Art-Rageous Summer 2015 Camp - 06/16/15 07:33 AM
Palos Verdes Art Center Offers Art-Rageous Summer 2015 Camp
Palos Verdes Art Center Offers Art-Rageous Summer Camps and a variety of classes for Palos Verdes homes owners' children to enjoy here on the Peninsula.  These classes will encourage your children to develop their creativity and skills or just find some new ways to have fun!  Classes are divided into age appropriate groups.
Age Group 5 - 7  - Five Sessions to Choose From:
July 13 - July 17 - California: My Home, Sweet Home & Art Exploration
July 20 - July 25 -  The Circus is in Town! & Under the Rainbow
July 27 - July 31 - … (1 comments)

palos verdes art center: Palos Verdes Peninsula Artist Studios Tour Coming Soon! - 09/24/14 10:19 AM
Palos Verdes Peninsula Artist Studios Tour Coming Soon!
The Artists' Studio at Palos Verdes Art Center is celebrating their 10th Annual Artist Studios Tour on Saturday & Sunday, September 27 & 28, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  This is a unique opportunity to visit 8 working artists' studios plus 2 galleries.  There will be demos by 30 artists located in the Studios and at the Atrium of the Palos Verdes Art Center.
What fun to be able to view first hand, different art projects as they are being made some of which are even sold here at the Palos … (2 comments)

palos verdes art center: Do You Want To Win A Palos Verdes Home? - 02/26/14 09:57 AM

The Palos Verdes Art Center is continuing it’s annual Best House Raffle for the 12th year.  This year’s dream prize is the most dramatic ever -  a $1,925,000 home located in Lunada Bay and $1,000,000 cash or $2,000,000 cash (based on 40,000 ticket sales).
For the past eleven years, the Palos Verdes Art Center has given away over $12,500,000 in cash and prizes.  The money is being raised to continue to fund exhibition, education and outreach programs making visual arts available, accessible and affordable.  The Art Center is available for local Palos Verdes homes owners to take classes, purchase hand crafted items and visit local artists' gallery showings.  … (1 comments)

palos verdes art center: Palos Verdes Art Center Re-Opens - 03/14/13 12:04 PM

After months of renovation, the Palos Verdes Art Center will be celebrating its Unveiling Of The New Palos Verdes Art Center this Saturday, March 16, 2013, from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.  This gala event will begin with a cocktail reception and a Plein Air Exhibition.  Afterward, there will be dinner and dancing under the stars.  During the evening there will be an exclusive silent auction of "Petite Muse" a 1/3 scale version of the Palos Verdes Art Center's new iconic sculpture, Muse, by Heath Sator.  During the evening there will be a glass blowing demonstration and an opportunity to meet … (0 comments)

palos verdes art center: Palos Verdes Dream House Raffle 2013 - 01/11/13 10:45 AM

The Palos Verdes Art Center is continuing it’s annual Best House Raffle for the 11th year.  This year’s dream prize is the most dramatic one of it’s kind.  The year’s top prize will be a $2,000,000 Terranea Seaside Vacation Home Villa or $1,000,000 in cash.
For the past ten years, the Palos Verdes Art Center has given away over $12,000,000 in cash and prizes.  The money is being raised to continue to fund the development of a new PVAC to support the growing community needs.  The Art Center is available for local Palos Verdes homes owners to take classes, purchase hand … (0 comments)

palos verdes art center: Palos Verdes Dream House Raffle - 03/28/12 11:45 AM

 
Once again the Palos Verdes Art Center is offering its Dream House Raffle (this year it’s $1,000,000 cash award).  For the past nine years, the Palos Verdes Art Center has given away over $11,000,000 in cash and prizes and two homes.  The money is being raised to fund the development of a new PVAC to support its growing needs.  The Art Center is available for local Palos Verdes homes owners to take classes, purchase hand crafted items and visit local artists showings in the galleries.  It also  hosts the Art At Your Fingertips training center which provides the Palos Verdes Peninsula School District … (0 comments)

palos verdes art center: Palos Verdes Cash Buyers - 03/16/11 11:44 AM

How many Palos Verdes homes sell for cash without any financing?  In 2010, 19.4% of Palos Verdes single family home sales were all cash transactions and in January of this year, 13.5% of single family home sales in Palos Verdes were all cash.
Lauren Beale in a recent Los Angeles Times article, "More home buyers offer cash deals" gave statistics for the all of California and then specific cities.  In the past, all cash buyers usually meant foreclosed property buyer but that is not currently true.  Two reasons were given - the challenge of getting a jumbo loan (over $729,250) and speculation … (1 comments)

palos verdes art center: 2011 Palos Verdes Dream House Raffle - 01/29/11 01:47 PM

Once again the Palos Verdes Art Center is offering its Dream House Raffle (this year it's $2,000,000 instead of a home).  For the past eight years, the Palos Verdes Art Center has given away over $10,000,000 in cash and prizes and two homes.  The money is being raised to fund the development of a new PVAC to support its growing needs.  The Art Center  is available for local Palos Verdes homes owners to take classes, purchase hand crafted items and visit local artists showings in the galleries.  It also  hosts the Art At Your Fingertips training center which provides the Palos Verdes Peninsula School … (1 comments)

palos verdes art center: Things To Do In Palos Verdes - Palos Verdes Art Center - 10/15/10 02:21 PM

Palos Verdes Art Center  is a non-profit community arts organization that provides visual art classes for children and adults of all ability levels. It is open to all, not just Palos Verdes homes owners.  Art Center provides classes in drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, photography, digital arts, art history and more.  Terms begin in January, April, July and September.  (click here for schedule)
Palos Verdes Art Center's 3 galleries are open to the public and feature both local and significant artists.  Art Center also supports the Art At Your Fingertips program that is offered in the Palos Verdes Elementary Schools … (0 comments)

 
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