Featured Events

 NEW! Thursday, January 22, Paint Mixer, Le Dolce Vita

Paint Mixer, 6-8 PM – Le Dolce Vita Tasting Room, in the Village

A professional art instructor walks you through creating a beautiful acrylic painting on canvas, step-by-step.

Even if you’ve never picked up a brush, you’ll have no trouble following along. And if you’ve attended other Paint Mixers, you’ll learn new techniques and improve your skills.

Come and enjoy  two hours of socializing and creativity (adults only please). Dress casual and come for the fun, but plan on taking home a masterpiece!

$30.00 per painter. Includes all group instruction, materials, 11×14 canvas, one wine or beer and snacks. Dress for painting and fun.

Reservations and info: Big Bear Lake Arts

NEW!  Art – Intro Class Signups

You can review class schedule and reserve places for your children for our ‘Art is for Everyone’, Art-Intro Classes at the Mary Johnson Center. These free classes are held twice monthly and are on a first come – first serve basis. Classes start in February and will form by age groups, grades 1-3, 4-6 and 7-12. Subjects will vary monthly so there is always something new to try.

See the schedule at our SignUpGenius page.



Founded in 1988, The Arts Council of Big Bear Valley is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of residents and visitors with visual art and music. Throughout the year, The Council produces a variety of events and performances that provide a venue for talented artists and musicians. These include the Artwalk and Art on the Lake Festivals, Music at the Mansion, special exhibits, and programs at the Performing Arts Center. Through these events, fund-raising and support of music and art in the schools, The Arts Council works to keep the Valley’s cultural life alive and well. The Arts Council of Big Bear Valley is a 501 (c)(3) organization.


“Big Bear Lake Arts” is the name we’ve given to an ensemble of programs, events and activities provided by or in partnership with The Arts Council of Big Bear Valley. The Council’s vision for the future includes creation of a Village Arts Campus, a cultural center where visual and performing artists from throughout the area can teach, create and share the arts for the enrichment of youth and the community.

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