Who We Are

The Palo Alto Art Center is your place to see and make art, activate your creativity, and expand your community.

Created by the community for the community in 1971, the Palo Alto Art Center provides an accessible and welcoming place to engage with art.


The Art Center is frequently looking for Art Teachers and Teaching Artists to teach in our children’s classes and camps. If you would like to be added to the list of potential instructors, please complete two steps:

  1. Answer questions about your interests and availability.
  2. E-mail your resume to artcenter@cityofpaloalto.org.