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Napa Valley Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture grow in the Napa Valley right alongside our famous grapes, our golden mustard flowers and our blossoming fruit and olive trees.

Together with every opportunity for a fine glass of wine and a gourmet meal, there is the chance for a cultural dessert.

The Napa Valley Arts and Culture Alliance, a network of nonprofit organizations, invites you to sample the array of music and song, theatre and dance, art and architecture abounding in our beautiful Valley.

From symphony to opera, chamber music to cabaret...intimate theatre to open-air performances, artists' studio to the largest collection of contemporary art in the Bay Area...and from Native American culture to tours of Victorian homes, you'll find it here.

Please browse our individual websites to learn more. For information about membership in the NVACA, please contact us.

After-School Music Program
P.O. Box 2636
Yountville, CA 94599
Phone: 707-224-9133
The After-School Music Program began in 1991 to supplement the school music programs. Private, semi-private, and group lessons are taught by highly qualified instructors. The program is endorsed by the Napa Valley Unified School District and is sponsored by the Napa Valley Education Foundation.
Armonía in the Napa Valley
Lynne Baker, 2005 Chair
St John the Baptist Church
960 Caymus Street
Napa, CA 94559
Phone: 707-226-9379, ext. 10
Fax: 707-254-9262
Armonía (harmony) in the Napa Valley is an annual musical celebration of the diverse blend of cultures in our unique and beautiful locale. Featurning famous arias, zarzuelas and international romantic classics, the event benefits the St. John's Community Bilingual Youth Program.
Artists of the Valley
3111 N. St Helena Hwy
St. Helena CA 94574
Phone: 707-967-0229
Hours: Thursday through Monday
10 am to 6 pm
NVAA is a non-profit organization formed in 1953 to promote, educate and provide exhibition opportunities for local artists. They provide scholarships for continuing arts education for Valley High Schools. The Gallery is operated as a cooperative featuring over 40 artists in all forms of visual arts.
Arts Council of Napa Valley
Michelle Williams, Executive Director
1303 Jefferson Street, 100-B
Napa, CA 94559
Phone: 707-257-2117
Fax: 707-257-8563
The Mission of the Arts Council of Napa Valley is to support a thriving and diverse creative community by expanding arts education, collaborating with arts organizations, and nurturing the development of artistic talent.
Arts in Mental Health Program
Napa State Hospital

Sally Denman, Artists Facilitator
2100 Napa Vallejo Highway
Napa, CA 94558
Phone: 707-253-5981
The Arts in Mental Health Program provides visual, performing and literary fine arts experiences to Napa State Hospital clients, in the belief that participation in the artistic process positively impacts their view of themselves and the world around them.

Professional artists conduct weekly client classes that may include poetry, drama, dance, ceramics, drumming, animation, mural making, photography, fiber arts, printmaking, sculpture, painting and drawing. Guest artist workshops and numerous fine arts performances are scheduled throughout the year for the enjoyment and education of the entire hospital community. Exhibits of the clients' artwork are frequently held within the hospital and in the community.
Cyd Greer
Post Office Box 291
St. Helena, CA 94574
The mission of ArtSpring is to be a source of energy, action, knowledge and vision for arts education is St. Helena. To deliver a comprehensive educational program in the arts for the young people of St. Helena.
Calistoga Arts Guild
Elizabeth Stokkebye
P.O. Box 197
Calistoga, CA 94515
The Calistoga Art Guild was formed in 2002 by community members and art enthusiasts to expand and enrich the arts in the Napa Valley through education, experience, awareness and involvement. Presently we are in the process of renovating a building in the city of Calistoga. This will be the home of the Calistoga Community Art Center, a place for all ages and cultures to enjoy the arts. The Art Center will contain four classrooms, an open studio area, and room for lectures, exhibits, visiting artists, and special events.Programming in the visual arts; painting, drawing, photography, graphic, and textile arts is already underway. As the Art Center grows, programming will expand to include performing and literary arts.
Chamber Music in Napa Valley
John and Maggy Kongsgaard
4050 Spring Mountain Road
St. Helena, CA 94574
Phone: 707-963-1391
Fax: 707-963-4512
Chamber Music in Napa Valley presents world-renowned artists including Emmanuel Ax, Garrick Ohlsson, the St. Petersburg String Quartet, et cetera in an intimate concert setting.
CLASE Foundation
c/o Diane Brinker Pennock
6523 Vista Drive
Yountville, CA 94599
Phone: 707-255-4056
Fax: 707-255-4056
The Cultural, Language, & Arts Student Enrichment Foundation (CLASE) was founded in 2000 to support the arts and sciences at Napa Valley Language Academy and provide opportunities for students, many of whom would otherwise be unable to have access to the Arts. Programs flourishing include classes not only in Theater and various Visual Arts, but also in Suzuki Violin, Recorder, Drum, Ballet Folklorico, Classical Ballet, Garden and Environmental Studies, French, Italian, Russian, and Japanese.
The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts

500 First Street
Napa, CA 94559
Richard Miami, Performance Coordinator
Phone: 707-265-5930
Fax: 707-257-8601
COPIA: The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts, is the world's leading cultural center dedicated to the discovery, understanding and celebration of wine, food and the arts in American culture. Located in Downtown Napa, California, COPIA offers concerts, films and special events; wine, food and art programs; permanent and temporary exhibitions; and beautifully landscaped organic gardens. There's also Julia's Kitchen for fine dining, a cafe and a museum store.
di Rosa Preserve
5200 Carneros Highway (121)
Napa, CA 94559
Phone: 707-226-5991
Fax: 707-255-8934
The di Rosa Preserve is one of the largest regional art collections in the country. The Preserve occupies 53 acres, including a 35-acre lake and four gallery buildings and showcases over 2,000 works by more than 800 Bay Area artists.

Off the Preserve! is a project of the non-profit di Rosa Preserve. The gallery brings the Preserve directly into the heart of the local community and offers ongoing exhibitions, artist lectures and educational programs. Entrance to the gallery is free and no appointment is necessary during regular gallery hours. Visit Off the Preserve! at 1142 Main Street in downtown Napa. 707-253-8300 707-253-8416 fax
101 So. Coombs St.
Napa, CA 94559
Phone: 707-255-LIVE
Dreamweavers is Napa's resident community theatre offering drama, comedy and musical reviews. It also operates two youth programs involving young people in all aspects of theatre.
Friends of Lincoln Theatre
P.O. Box 2893
Yountville, CA 94599
Phone: 707-967-8939
Fax: 707-967-9850
Friends of Lincoln Theatre spearheads the multi-million dollar renovation of this performing facility in Yountville, home to the Napa Valley Symphony and other performers. Construction is underway and completion is slated for late 2003.
The Jarvis Conservatory
1711 Main Street
Napa, CA 94559
Phone: 707-255-5445
Fax: 707-255-5482
The Jarvis Conservatory offers Saturday Opera Night, Thursday Movie Night, Zarzuela, Opera Appreciation Classes, Puppet Workshops and Festivals and Holiday Choral Concerts in a state-of-the-art theatre housed in a converted historic winery.
Music In The Vineyards
Post Office Box 6297
Napa, CA 94581
Phone: 707-258-5559
Fax: 707-258-5566
Music in the Vineyards is a chamber music festival held each August featuring world-class artists in residence, performing in winery and vineyard settings.
Napa County Historical Society
1219 First Street
Napa, CA 94559
Phone: 707-224-1739
Founded in 1948, the Society was established to study the history of California with an emphasis on Napa County. The Society collects, organizes, preserves and shares information of historical value with the community. The Society has a research library and exhibits Napa County memorabilia, and offers programs, featuring speakers on Napa or California history.
Napa County Landmarks
1030 First Street
Napa, CA 94559
Phone: 707-255-1836
Fax: 707-255-2164
Napa County Landmarks, the historic preservation organization, each year announces Ten Threatened Treasures, gives Awards of Merit for historic architectural preservation and restoration, names the Preservationist of the Year, stages the annual Holiday CandleLight Tour of historic homes, offers guided walks of historic neighborhoods, celebrates May as Historic Preservation Month and offers research guidance and assistance.
Napa Valley Chorale
Jan Lanterman, Artistic Director & Conductor
Mark Teeters, Conductor
P.O. Box 2774
Napa, CA 94558
Phone: 707-261-6165
Napa Valley Chorale, an auditioned community chorus, gives twice yearly concerts of major choral literature and provides the opportunity for study and performance of a sweeping variety of music from Renaissance to premieres of music by contemporary composers. Auditions by appointment.
Napa Public Access Cable Television (NPACT)
Dan Monez, president
P.O. Box 4347
Napa, CA 94558
Phone: 707-257-0574
Fax: 707-257-0581
Napa Public Access Cable Television is a non-profit, membership-based public, education and government access television center offering community members the tools and training to produce their own programs for local cable Channel 28 and education Channel 27.NPACT's mission is to stimulate community dialog, enhance understanding of the diverse and various people of our community, and to encourage civic participation. We actively seek to include segments of the community in the production, promotion and presentation of programming. We support the First Amendment of the US Constitution, without restrictions of bias or prejudice.
Napa Valley Art Association
Sherrell Harper, president
1520 Behrens Street
Napa, CA 94559
Phone: 707-265-9050
Fax: 707-265-9461
Napa Valley Community Theatre
P.O. Box 652
Rutherford, CA 94573
Phone: 707-963-4043
Napa Valley Community Theatre gives numerous performances throughout the year with emphasis on youth and the opportunities for families to work together.
Napa Valley Mustard Festival
Napa Valley Museum
P.O. Box 3567
Yountville, CA 94559
Phone: 707-944-0500
Fax: 707-945-0500
The Napa Valley Museum provides a venue that is dedicated to providing unique experiences that enrich the cultural fabric of our community through exhibitions and educational programs that focus on the art, history and environment of the Napa Valley. The Museum is located in scenic Yountville adjacent to Domaine Chandon.
Napa Valley Opera House
1010 Main Street, Ste.100
Napa, CA 94559
Phone: 707-226-7372
Fax: 707-226-5392
Napa Valley Opera House offers professional musical and other performances in one of Napa's most historic 19th century buildings updated to 21st century standards.
Napa Valley Repertory Theatre
Lisa DeBruin, Artistic Director
Post Office Box 5716
Napa, CA 94581
Phone: 707-815-NVRT
Fax: 707-253-7893
The Napa Valley Repertory Theatre Company, the Napa Valley's only year-round professional theatre, is a collaboration between an ensemble of theatre artists and their community. Our core staff, which numbers ten individuals, represent more than a century and a half of professional theatre experience. The Napa Valley Repertory Theatre company currently performs four shows per season offered as single ticket events or as a subscription.
Napa Valley Symphony
860-E Kaiser Road
Napa, CA 94558
Box Office: 707-226-8742
Phone: 707-226-6872
Fax: 707-226-3046
The Napa Valley Symphony, a fully-professional union ensemble has been a part of the Napa Valley since 1933, performing a five-concert season plus special Holiday Pops and Wine Country Pops at Robert Mondavi Winery.
The Oxbow School
530 Third Street
Napa, CA 94559
Phone: 707-255-6000
Fax: 707-255-6006
The Oxbow School is a unique educational program offering a one-semester course to high school students from across the nation, focusing on the in-depth study and practice of visual arts.
The Silverado Ballet Troupe
617 Wilson Street
Napa, CA 94558
Phone: 707-255-9233
The Silverado Ballet Troupe, a group of talented young dancers, performs in Napa and travels throughout the world with its "goodwill" appearances.
The Sharpsteen Museum
1311 Washington Street
Calistoga, CA 94515
Phone: 707-942-5911
The Sharpsteen Museum offers a sweeping diorama, fascinating artifacts and unusual exhibits tracing the history of Calistoga, the "Saratoga of California".
Napa Valley Waldorf Education Foundation
P.O. Box 2367
Yountville, CA 94599
Message Center: 707-258-3493
Fax: 707-944-0766
Waldorf Education Foundation opened as a Charter School in September 2000 and offers students an arts-based course of study. The Apple Garden for ages 3-6 is also in session.
Wine Country Film Festival
Glen Ellen, CA 95442
Phone: 707-996-2536
Fax: 707-996-6964
The Wine Country Film Festival, aka Movies in the Vineyards, is an annual summer showcase of international cinema set in spectacular vineyard settings in Napa and Sonoma Valleys.