AAI Live! Music Tonight

We have new music and fresh art for you – Join Us!  AAI will have an exhibition titled Quietest Place at two locations.  Quietest Place will be at both Redwood Yogurt (1573 G St, Arcata) and at Wildberries Marketplace (747 13th St, Arcata) in the sunroom. The exhibits will feature art created by our Visual…

NOHUM Adopts Declarations!

NOHUM Adopts the Declaration of the Rights of All Students to Equity in Arts Learning The Northern Humboldt Union High School District Governing Board acknowledges that arts learning – which includes dance, music, theatre, and visual and media arts – is an essential part of a comprehensive education for all students, pre-K-12, to prepare them…

AAI at Pastels 2017!

Since 1987, Northcoast Children’s Services has partnered with local businesses and artists to transform the sidewalks of the Arcata Plaza into a colorful art gallery on the first Saturday in October. Pastels on the Plaza is a benefit for Northcoast Children’s Services where businesses are invited to purchase a square of sidewalk to be transformed into…

Devised Theater at AAI!

Planning for our adaptation of Maus by Art Spiegelman is in full swing.  This devised theater collaboration consists of AAI students + 10 teaching artists + Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theater. We are creating the script, music/sound, scenic design with projected animation and traditional scenic painting, costume designs (including prosthetic noses), lighting, documentation, and marketing/promotion…

Did you miss the Opera Alley Exhibit at ArtsAlive?

If you missed the wonderful block party that celebrated our exhibit in Old Town Eureka check it out here:  http://www.clarkemuseum.org/opera-alley-exhibit.html Thanks again to the Clarke History Museum for hosting us!

Meet The Artists!

It’s our first community meeting! Join us in the AHS Fine Arts Building the hour before Back To School Night.  Learn about what this year will hold, meet the 16 artists who will be teaching with us this year.  Here about the big projects we will be involved in.  Learn how you can join in…

Join the AAI Block Party At Arts Alive!

  Join us this Saturday in Old Town Eureka for Arts Alive!  Our photography is showcased outside along Opera Alley, next to the Clark Museum.  The Museum will be hosting live music, serving food and beverages.  Come talk to the artists and enjoy their lively artwork produced in their AAI masterclass. For more info go…

AAI Seniors Honored at Senior Awards Night

Congratulations to all of the AAI Seniors who received honors and awards on Senior Awards Night June 7th.  Of particular distinction is Leo Stafsnes, see his painting is featured in this post for his multiple scholarships to attend the California Institute of the Arts, CalArts, in Valencia, CA.  Leo will be studying Experimental Animation.  He received scholarships from…

Congrats to Max Gambin!

(Con) Serve Your Country by: Max Gambin Max Gambin has been selected as both the Humboldt County and the 2nd District of California winner of the Annual Congressional Art Competition! The Annual Congressional Art Competition is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent of youth across the nation. Students were invited to submit…

Music Friday!

Please join us this Friday for Arts Arcata, May 12th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m! We will be featuring our ‘Ambiguous Figures’ Showcase, a series of large scale graphite drawings exploring depth, contrast, texture, and motion. This project was a collaborative effort with our media and visual arts students. AAI music will also be…