Call to Artists: Love, Peace, and Joy – Dec 9th

A new holiday themed art show, “Love, Peace and Joy” is to be presented by the Downey Arts Coalition as part of the “It’s Christmas in Downey” art show at the Downey Theatre on December 16th.  Artists who wish to submit work that fits the theme can email .  Deadline for entry is December 9th.

Call to Artists: Viva El Arte – Deadline Sept 23

The next group art show at the Downey Theatre is coming October 20th as part of the Downey Symphony Concert Viva La Musica!  Submit your work to curator Andrew Hernandez,  by September 23rd. We are looking for art pieces inspired by Latin American culture. Details below.

A brief chat with curator Andrew Hernandez

Andrew Hernandez, Curator of “METALLIC REFLECTIONS” Downey Symphony pre-concert Exhibit Three years ago Andrew received his a B.A. in Art History from California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH). He first began painting during his  senior year of high school at Verbum Dei High School in  Watts, CA. Andrew volunteering with DAC (Downey Arts  Coalition) during… Continue reading A brief chat with curator Andrew Hernandez

Call to Artists: Metallic Reflections

A new call to artists for the next Downey Arts Coalition show at the Downey Theatre, “Metallic Reflections” on Saturday April 7th. Deadline to submit is March 25th, email your submission to .  

‘Czech Please’ Downey Symphony Concert Oct 21

The Downey Symphonic Society is pleased to present “Czech Please!” the fall concert for the Downey Symphony Orchestra, on Saturday October 21, 2017.  The evening begins with the opening of a new Downey Arts Coalition group art show, “Music: The Art of Sound,” doors opening at 6:30PM. A Pre-concert lecture with Music Director Sharon Lavery… Continue reading ‘Czech Please’ Downey Symphony Concert Oct 21

GlennFest Film Festival Free Screenings Oct 1-7 2017

GlennFest, a weeklong film festival that has been hosted in Downey since 2012, will take place from October 1 through October 7 this year, showcasing several films at the Epic Lounge (8239 2nd St. Downey) and Downey Civic Theatre (8435 Firestone Blvd, Downey) All Screenings are free. For more information visit www.glennfest.com October 1 -SUNU 2… Continue reading GlennFest Film Festival Free Screenings Oct 1-7 2017

Call to Artists, Music: The Art of Sound Oct 21

Downey Arts Coalition is once again sponsoring a group art show with the Downey Symphony Orchestra for their fall concert on October 21.  The theme is “Music: The Art of Sound.” We are seeking submissions for all medias and mixed medias, self-contained, all sizes. Selected artists will be featured in the Symphony concert program, with… Continue reading Call to Artists, Music: The Art of Sound Oct 21

5th Annual Dia de Los Muertos Art Festival Oct 29

Art, Culture & Tradition The Annual Downey Dia de Los Muertos Art Festival is back for its 5th year on Sunday, Oct 29th, 2017, downtown Downey, in and around the Downey Theatre, 8435 Firestone Blvd. The event is free, and so is the parking. The festival opens at 11:00 am with introductions from the Mayor and City… Continue reading 5th Annual Dia de Los Muertos Art Festival Oct 29