June Arts Newsletter


6/16-7/15 Exhibition: Hecho En Cuba @ Stay Gallery
6/23 Paint & Cookies @ Stay Gallery
6/24 The Green Salon @ Studio GalleROY
6/30 Painting with Coffee @ Norwalk Cultural Arts Center
7/26 Save the date: Downey Symphony Pops in the Park

Hecho en Cuba, Various Artists

June 16-July 15
Stay Gallery
11140 Downey Ave., Downey

Local Cuban rtists Nancy Thomas, Rolando Vega Sr., Rolando Vega, Raul Gonzalez, Ricky Ostendi will feature in this month-long exhibition at Stay. Their opening reception takes place on June 16, 7-11pm.
Save the Date!  The Downey Symphony Orchestra’s annual “Pops in the Park” concert on July 26, 2017 at 7:00pm.  This concert is a free event in Downey’s beautiful Furman Park.  Bring lots of food, drinks and good friends for a spectacular evening under the stars.  Plus, don’t forget to bring the kids… they’ll thank you when they each get the chance to conduct the orchestra at the end of the concert!

Paint & Cookies

June 23, 5-7pm
Stay Gallery
11140 Downey Ave., Downey
An opportunity for parents to paint with their children! The cost is $35 and includes 2 seats, art materials, milk & cookies, and instruction. Each additional child is $10 and each additional parent is $15. Purchase tickets online: Paint & Cookies tickets

The Green Salon, Short Film Festival

June 24, 7pm
Studio GalleROY
11210 Greenstone Ave., Santa Fe Springs
The June installment of the Green Salon will feature short films by local filmmakers, including Polaris Castillo, Andrew Wahlquist, Dustin Michael Krapes, Andrew Sanz, Roy Anthony Shabla, and David Youel. The featured writer is Jo Scott-Coe and the featured music will be provided by Richard Torres. Also to be expected: dave the cowboy award-winning beer, new girl fashion, open mic, and vegan snacks. The studio is located next to a custom framer, where a 25% discount will be applied to any art brought that night for custom framing.
Call for Art Proposals: 
Downey Arts Coalition is a non-profit organization that is here to help you make your creative idea into a reality. Allow DAC to guide you through the process of an arts event, exhibition, open mike, production, performance, screening–you name it. Venue space and small grants are available. Reach out to us with your ideas at
 or 562-419-2787.
Please note: Proposals will be selected based on the leadership and commitment of the individuals that will produce the event or project. Ideas are easy, making it happen is the hard work.

Painting with Coffee & Coffee Tasting

June 30, 7-8:30pm
Norwalk Cultural Arts Center
13200 Clarkdale Ave., Norwalk
Let the coffee and creative juices flow at this unique opportunity to learn about coffee while using it to create art! Coffee, paint, and other supplied will be provided. Event is for adults, ages 18 and over. The cost is $25.

By Downey Arts Coalition

Downey Arts Coalition is a movement of several people, however this website is currently managed and updated by Andrew J Wahlquist.

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