• 2015 Summer Classes at the Arts Center

    Click on Classes – Summer Session 2015 –

    for a complete list of classes starting June 30, 2015. 

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  • Become a pART of the heART of Merced

    June is Membership Month

    Membership keeps the galleries free and classes affordable                                                      Click on Join and Support to join online.
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  • On Exhibit:

    California Centered Printmaking 

    On Exhibit: April 15th – July 24th, 2015
    Reception: April 18th, 2015 – 5:30 – 7:00pm

    By: Whipplesmith Plank
Winner - 2014
  • The Merced Multicultural Arts Center

    Located within blocks of highway 99 the Merced Arts Center houses 5 galleries, 8 classrooms, a black box theater, and endless possibilities

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Join & Support

You are the Arts Council's most precious resource. Without you, programs like ARTREE, the Enrichment Center, quality arts exhibits, classes, and workshops for all ages and interests aren't possible.


The Center's 2,400 sq. ft. "black box" theatre provides the perfect setting for small dramatic and musical productions. Whether theatre in the half round or a club setting, the modular riser and staging system is configured for an intimate presentation between the artist(s) and audience.


People take classes for a variety of reasons, but those reasons all boil down to the desire for a valuable experience. Our goal for all classes for kids and adults is to make them fun, informative, and affordable.


"This activity is funded in party by the California Arts Council, a state agency, as well as the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency."