“Notre Voix –Our Voice.”, Finalist!

AAI student submitted film, “Notre Voix-Our Voice” finished with second place honors at this years Student Voices Campaign. Students throughout the state of California submitted over 100 entries for this years campaign. Entries were narrowed to the top 14 for a final screening and judging where a final five were selected. First place was a tie between Windsor…

Zimbabwean Exchange!

These past few weeks have been nothing short of busy! Amongst all the showcases and openings, the Arcata Arts Institute has had the wonderful opportunity to host students from the Girls High School Harare, in Zimbabwe. This sister-school exchange would not have been possible without the help of their Theater teacher, Dell’Arte alumni, and former clown,…

Student Voices Campaign Finalists!

AAI is pleased to announce that two of our students video submissions have been selected as finalist in the 2017  “Student Voices Campaign”. These videos were selected out of over three hundred students from all over the state. Videos can be found on our AHS Creative Class Vimeo page or from the links below. Norte Voix– https://vimeo.com/210854520…

KHUM Interview-Singin’ In the Rain

Thank you to our AAI Theater students, Mira O’Barr and Nick Borden for promoting our Singin’ in the Rain production yesterday. Listen to their interview below!  Thank you to Cliff and the whole KHUM crew! Get your tickets before they run out! singinaai.brownpapertickets.com   • Art Works • Art Matters •

Opening Night!

The Arcata Arts Institute presents the 1950’s Classic Singin’ in the Rain. Doors open at 6:30pm Show starts at 7pm Tickets can be purchased at the door. Adult : $15 Student/ Senior: $12 Or online at http://www.singinaai.brownpaperticket.com   Don’t forget your umbrellas!   Can’t make it tonight? Join us later March 31st, 7pm April 1st,…

Let us plan your weekend!

April Fools Day will be no joke! Spend sometime with us this weekend. We promise no tricks, only good fun! The Arcata Arts Institute is excited to announce that we will be showcasing at three locations across town this Saturday, April 1st, 2017. Our first showcase will be our 6th Annual Photography show. This years collection is…

AAI Theater Presents:Singin’ in the Rain

The Arcata Arts Institute presents one of the most adored classic musicals, “Singin’ in the Rain.”   Come experience great songs and wonderful dances, with original screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed.  This all-time favorite is directed by Melanie Zapper and Jo Kuzelka, with musical direction…

Hate Has No Home Here

Happy Valentines Day to all of you!  We take pride in being a safe zone – hate has no home among us at AAI.

We’ve brought the music back!

Join us for an evening of lively music from our AAI musicians as we open a very exciting exhibit.  On display is the result of an exciting partnership between Jenna Mayo and Mia Shope, two AAI Media Arts students.  The show is open throughout the month of February and the first week of March. Opening…

Arts Now: Humboldt Summit

The Arcata Arts Institute has joined forces with the California Alliance for Arts Education to host the Arts Now Humboldt Summit on January 6, 2017. We’d like like to invite you to join us in this monumental event within our local arts community. This summit is part of a statewide campaign to shine a bright…

Autumn Nights: AAI Performing Arts Fall Showcase

Join us Wed. Nov. 9th & Thurs. Nov. 10th for Autumn Nights, our fall theater and music showcase. This will be a completely student organized and run production. From the lighting, costumes, and directing; our students have worked tirelessly to showcase their original performances . General- $8 Students &Seniors – $5 Doors open at 6:30pm show…

NCRT Benefit Performance: Agatha Christie’s The Hollow

For one night only, North Coast Repertory Theater presents a benefit performance for the Arcata Arts Institute on November, 18th at 8:00pm. Ticket Prices: $20   Tickets can be purchased at the link below or from any of the AAI students. NCRT TICKETS- The Hollow