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Yuma Art Center

254 S Main St, Yuma, United States
Arts & Entertainment



The Yuma Art Center is home to the Historic Yuma Theatre, the United Building, four visual art galleries, gift shop, and several multipurpose classrooms.  The Yuma Art Center is home to the Division of Arts and Culture within the City of Yuma's parks and Recreation Department. The center advances the arts by providing distinct opportunities for community participation and artistic growth.

Stay tuned to this page for information about upcoming events, classes and programs at the Yuma Art Center.


Starting to make those summer activity plans? Make sure that Night at the Museum gets on your family or club calendar! Night at the Museum Sleepover: Friday, June 22 at 7:00 pm to 8:00 am on Saturday, June 23 Ages: 6 – 13 and their chaperones Fee: $20 early bird registration by May 18 or $30 regular registration per person Night at the Museum is perfect for a unique family experience, scouts, youth groups or any young museum buff! Attendees will spend the night in the Yuma Art Center's galleries and have plenty of time to explore the Children's Museum of Yuma County summer exhibits and work on arts projects. We will watch a late night movie and tell ghost stories in the Historic Yuma Theatre. An adult must accompany children. One adult is required for every three children participating. All participants, including chaperones, must register. Fee includes evening snack, light breakfast, art project, movie screening and Children’s Museum exploration time. What to bring? Sleeping bag, pillow, toothbrush and toothpaste, pajamas, slippers, change of clothes. What not to bring? Food, beverages, valuables. Register at the Yuma Art Center or Parks and Rec office at City Hall or over the phone at 928-373-5202. Direct online registration here:

We were out at Joe Henry Optimist Center and Park this morning for the grand opening of Candy Land! If you haven’t already, stop by and see how the park has been transformed into a life sized board game!

Here's another sneak peak of artwork that will be available at ARTbeat 11! Come on down to Main Street on April 21st from 4:00 - 9:00pm for this fantastic festival as we fill downtown with artwork made by 39 different artists from across the region!

Mark your calendars to join us this Saturday for the grand opening of Candy Land at the Joe Henry Optimist Center and Park!

Join us for ARTbeat 11 on April 21st from 4-9pm on Main Street!

The North End Artists Co-Op is seeking new members! More info at - scroll down to Call to Artists.

Summer at the Yuma Art Center is going to be out of this world! Check out our intergalactic schedule! Registration can be done at and ticketing at

Tickets are going fast for The Children's Ball on May 12th! Get them while they last at or any City of Yuma ticketing outlet.

Thanks for coming out and supporting Arte Callejero’s reception, it was a total success and it is because of you Yuma!

Here is a taste of the 39 artists presenting at ARTbeat 11 on April 21st! The event kicks off at 4:00 pm on Main Street and is free to attend!

Make sure you stop by today from 6pm to 8pm for the last Coloring Book Night of the season! Thank you Yuma for your support!

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