Department of Art & Art History

Community Opportunities

The Art & Art History Department hosts multiple events each semester that are specifically for community members to be exposed to new forms of art, and we want you to know more about them.


Community Art Opportunities
EventsDates & TimesAge of ParticipantsAbout the Event
Open Studios 


AllCommunity members are encouraged to join the A&AH Dept. for a day filled with art and conversation.
Figure Drawing Nights in Ayres


Teens and Adults

 This is your opportunity to practice your figure drawing skills.  Participants must bring their own supplies, and a model will be provided.   There is an Attendance Fee:

Community Members: $5

Students: $2

Kids at the Turner


Students aged between 1st - 12th graders.

Kids have the opportunity to experience, explore, and create masterpieces.  Students will also view and discuss the current exhibition in the museum.         

Free for kids interested in art 

DADA's Kids Saturday Art Workshops


Kids ages 5-12Each workshop is unique and covers different topics.  
Chico Schoolhouse Art Summer Courses TBAKid, Teen, & AdultStudents get to learn art techniques from CSU, Chico BFA and Art Education students.  We hold courses on Printmaking, Drawing & Painting, and Fiber Arts. 
BSO GalleryMonday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pmAll agesGallery space with showings on a weekly basis.  Follow our Facebook page to see the Events section about what's happening each week.