AAI Barn Dance!

Arcata Arts Institute, in partnership with the Humboldt Folklife Society, is hosting a Barn Dance! 

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….


The Arcata Arts Institute Presents the three-time Tony Award winning contemporary comedy, “Urinetown: the Musical” where water is worth its weight in gold. 

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…

February Arts Arcata

Arcata Arts Institute (AAI) is excited to announce two exhibitions that will be up during February Arts! Arcata Friday, February 9th from 6pm-9pm.     AAI will be displaying artwork at Redwood Yogurt (1573 G St, Arcata, CA). This showcase features artwork that tells student stories through cartography.  AAI music will accompany this showcase and…

Run, Hide, Repeat- A Game of Cat & Mouse

The Arcata Arts Institute (AAI), in collaboration with Dell’Arte International, brings you their first production of 2018. Students will be performing ‘Run, Hide, Repeat” on  January 18th and 19th at 7:00 pm, and January 20th at 2:00 pm. All performances will be in the Fine Arts Building at Arcata High School, 1720 M Street, Arcata….

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…