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Anaheim Arts Council
P. O. Box 1364
Anaheim, CA. 92815-1364


The Anaheim Arts Council was established in 1977 by the City of Anaheim as an advisory council for arts and culture in Anaheim. The AAC encourages involvement of the community in programs that include culture, dance, drama, heritage, literature, music, and visual arts. The Arts Council raises funds through various means to award grants to groups to complete art, cultural and historical projects. Seed money grants are also be available, which recipients must repay. Outside grants and sponsors are sought to support these projects. Membership in the Anaheim Arts Council is open to all nonprofit service, cultural, arts and historical organizations that serve the Anaheim area. Interested individuals and businesses are also eligible for membership.



Anaheim Ballet
280 E. Lincoln Ave.
Anaheim, CA. 92805

(714) 490-6150 Company
(714) 520-0904 School

Anaheim Ballet's mission is to enlighten and entertain audiences with classically rooted programming and contemporary presentation. Anaheim Ballet provides quality performances to audiences of balletomanes as well as novice ballet-goers and acts as a haven to talented Southern California artists and as a magnet to international talents. Anaheim Ballet's Educational Outreach and Scholarship Step Up! program is committed to the promotion of classical ballet and providing its numerous benefits to those otherwise not able to receive them.



Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation
P.O. Box 17178
Anaheim, CA 92817-7178

The Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation is dedicated to establishing and maintaining a Performing Arts Center in Anaheim. The purpose of the center is to enhance the quality of life of Southern California, as well the international community. In addition, the center educates, inspires and engages the underserved by making the arts accessible through its educational community outreach programs.



Chance Theater
5552 E. La Palma Ave
Anaheim, CA 92807
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 3309
Orange, CA 92857 info@chancetheater.com
(714) 777-3033

The Chance is dedicated to the creation of exciting theatrical experiences, taking artistic risks, and collaborating with gifted artists on passionate and provocative plays and musicals. Their mission is to contribute to a more compassionate, connected, vibrant and creative Orange County by: producing powerful, socially-conscious, provocative, intimate theater experiences; generating participation and dialogue between our diverse communities; nurturing and supporting local artists; and inspiring and empowering creative young minds.

Proud to be one of the leading ensemble-based contemporary theatre companies in Southern California, CHANCE THEATER recently received the Ovation Award for Best Musical (Intimate Theatre) and a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for its Southern California premiere of “Jerry Springer: The Opera.” Twice named “Outstanding Arts Organization” by Arts Orange County, Chance Theater is also a recipient of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle’s Polly Warfield Award for Excellence. Founded in 1999, Chance Theater is focused on its goal of being Orange County's premiere mid-size contemporary ensemble theater. As a constituent member of Theatre Communications Group, Network of Ensemble Theaters, and the LA Stage Alliance, Chance Theater continues to bring national attention to the Southern California and Orange County theater scenes.



City National Grove of Anaheim
2200 East Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92806

(714) 712-2700

This versatile indoor venue hosts more than 250 events annually ranging from concerts to comedy to corporate and private events. Its intimate size and flexible configuration creates a great atmosphere for artists and their fans. Additionally, The City National Grove is perfect for private events for entertaining, meeting or celebrating with its state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment, exquisite full service catering, variety of well-equipped spaces and experienced staff, ready to create a one-of-a-kind event from 50 to 5,000 guests.

Nederlander was the first promoter to bring live theatre to the City National Grove of Anaheim with the Broadway touring productions of Stomp, Rent and Grease. In addition, family performances such as Sesame Street Live have played the venue for the first time since Nederlander took over its management. The City National Grove of Anaheim has also played host to several sell-out concerts including, Ray Charles, Morrissey, Jill Scott, Cyndi Lauper, George Lopez, Merle Haggard, Jamie Foxx, Dropkick Murphys and Seal, among others.



Cultural and Heritage Commission
200 S. Anaheim Blvd., Ste 433
Anaheim, CA 92805
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(714) 765-4422

The Cultural & Heritage Commission is appointed by and acts as an advisory body to the City Council on matters concerning the arts, culture and historic preservation and heritage.



241 S. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92805

(714) 95- MUZEO

The MUZEO, Southern California’s newest museum, a center for arts, knowledge, entertainment and culture, will engage people of all ages via the showcase of prestigious and world-class traveling exhibits. A new model for urban cultural centers the MUZEO will feature a unique variety of changing exhibitions, special events, lectures, classes and weekend festivals. The 25,000 square foot MUZEO complex encompasses Anaheim’s original Carnegie Library (built in 1908) and new state-of-the art gallery space which has been seamlessly integrated into an urban setting, intimately surrounded by two connecting courtyards, apartment loft living and street-level retail outlets.
The MUZEO (which means “museum” in the international language of Esperanto) re-invents the concept of a regional cultural center for 21st century audiences. The MUZEO concept is truly visionary – transforming the image of our grandparents museum experience with state-of-the-art self guided audio podcasts, Wi-Fi access, interactive elements, interchangeable display capabilities and modern-day research facilities.



OC Symphony and OC WIND Symphony
P.O. Box 15239
Anaheim, CA 92803

(714) 778-0314

The Orange County Symphony under the baton of Dr. David Rentz and the Orange County WIND Symphony under Dr. Tony Mazzaferro's leadership perform 9 concerts during the scheduled Concert Season. Additionally, throughout the season there are unscheduled performances. Visit the website at www.ocsymphony.org for more information.



The Center Gallery at the Downtown Anaheim Community Center
250 East Center Street,
Anaheim, Ca
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Highlighting the talents of selected visual artists, the Center Gallery exhibits featured works throughout the year at the Downtown Anaheim Community Center. To have your art featured at the gallery, please complete the application.