Run, Hide, Repeat Documentary

We are so excited to share this documentary with our community! It tells the story of our Fall devised theatre project that we did in collaboration with Dell Arté. It gives a wonderful sense of what AAI is all about and shows the power of collaboration, theatre, creativity and art. View it here: Run, Hide, Repeat…

Just Make It!

a family friendly evening of art and technology, of creativity and invention, of painting, puppets, programing, printmaking, robots and more!

Six April Showcases!

So Many April Showcases! The Arcata Arts Institute students have been creating amazing artwork and April has a full line of shows at a variety of venues to share it with the community!   Photography 1 students are showing their best photos of the year at the F Street Foto Gallery above Swanlunds in Eureka….

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…