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…

Student Voices Campaign Submissions

The annual Student Voices Campaign, produced by the California Alliance for Arts Education, gives students a way to take an active part in shaping their own future. Through the campaign, students from all over California produce videos that advocate for arts education for all students. These videos are shared directly with local school districts and…

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…

AAI Theatre Presents Chicago

  Come witness a story of murder, greed, corruption, adultery and treachery: All the things we hold near and dear to our hearts. The Arcata Arts Institute presents, “Chicago,” the musical written by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, directed and choreographed by Melanie Zapper, with musical direction by Jo Kuzelka. Performances take place in the…

Flow 2015

  FLOW- Arcata Arts Institute’s premier runway event. This fashion showcase is the culminating event for our fashion design students. FLOW will be held at the Arcata Theatre Lounge (1036 G St., Arcata) on Saturday, May 23rd. Doors will open at 7:30 pm. The showcase will start at 8:00 pm. Original designs were conceived of…

AAI Video

This video was created by Arcata Arts Institute (AAI) students. The video documents all four of our arts strands; Visual Arts, Media Arts, Musical Exploration, and Theatre. About Arcata Arts Institute: The Arcata Arts Institute is a “school within a school” for advanced art study at Arcata High School. The program provides an interdisciplinary, pre-professional…