Current Exhibit:

April 5 - May 21

Reception: Sunday, April 23 2-4pm

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May is Membership Month!

Win a 5-night stay in magical Todos Santos MEXICO

About the Giveaway

During the month of May, if you become a new member, renew or upgrade your current membership, we'll enter your name in our 5-night Stay Giveaway. Winner will be announced on June 2nd. Need not be present to win.

About the House

This beautiful, rustic home reflects the natural world that surrounds it. Simple, spacious-room for you and five friends or family members.* Enjoy spectacular ocean and mountain views. Dip your toes in the warm pacific waters or swim in the heated pool. Prepare your meals at home, or dine in town at one of the first class restaurants. Visit art galleries and artisan shops. Go to for more events information. Todos Santos is 45 miles north of Cabo San Lucas.

*Limited to children 12 and older



Call for Entry - All Media Members’ Exhibit 2017 Color!

Call for Entry - All Media

Members’ Exhibit 2017


Curators: Arlene Gotshalk, Jane Gregorius, Mary Neater, Carol Walberg, Teresa Zolar

Exhibit dates: June 7 – July 23 

Reception Sunday, June 18 from 2-4PM


PVA invites your participation in our annual members only exhibit. We are asking you to create a piece of art using color as a significant part of your creative process.

Artists choose colors to produce a certain mood or atmosphere; to create space, light, and shadow; or to introduce symbolic associations. Colors can affect the composition of a piece of art and describe a scene in new and creative ways. In art, color allows us to create our own individuality and flare. Color can be used to evoke a certain mood or to create a message or evoke a response in the viewer. Artists use the positive or negative attributes of color in our works to subliminally send a message. Use color through hue, saturation, temperature, and value, to create a piece of artwork in your own interesting and unique way. 


May 21, 2017 Mariposa's Art Showcase

It's a new student art showcase by Mariposa's Art students! Check out the amazing event at Pajaro Valley Arts (37 Sudden St. Watsonville) on Sunday May 21st from 3:30-5:30 with dance performances, music, visual arts, an awards ceremony, and refreshments. 
Thanks to Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center and Pajaro Valley Arts for your generous support!

2017 Upcoming Exhibits

June 1 - October 31 Sculpture IS: 2017 at Sierra Azul Gardens & Nursery

June 7 - July 23 Members' Exhibit: Color!

August 9 - September 24  My mother Thinks I’m a Great Artist 

October 18 - December 10  Mi Casa es Tu Casa

Year Round PVUSD Student Art Exhibit at Civic Plaza

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The Pajaro Valley Gallery
The Pajaro Valley Arts Council's Office
37 Sudden Street
Watsonville, California 95076

Pajaro Valley Gallery Hours
Wednesday through Sunday
11:00am to 4:00pm

Free admission — Wheelchair accessible