Grand Opening of the Cole Creativity Center

Saturday, August 18, 2018, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Admission is free for everyone. The Cole Creativity Center is located right next door to the Santa Paula Art Museum at 123 N. 10th Street in downtown Santa Paula.

Join us at the grand opening of the Santa Paula Art Museum's Cole Creativity Center on Saturday, August 18! Stop by anytime between 1:00pm and 4:00pm to take a tour of our new building. Experience a variety of creative activities for all ages including sidewalk art, maker stations, face painting, and more. Our sidewalk art project will be led by nationally renowned street and chalk artist Naomi Pitcairn. Click here to see a sampling of her chalk art. 

Visitors can also enter a raffle to win one of three paintings by historic Santa Paula artists (see below). Plus, learn more about upcoming art classes at the Cole Creativity Center, enjoy the Museum's current exhibitions, and grab a bite to eat at one of our food trucks. 

Win a Painting

Enter a raffle for your chance to win one of the three paintings pictured below by Jessie Arms Botke, Cornelis Botke, and Douglas Shively. You do not have to be present at the grand opening celebration to win. All proceeds from this raffle benefit the Cole Creativity Center and its programs. The raffle will be held at 3:00pm during the grand opening event on Saturday, August 18.

"Untitled" by Douglas Shively, 1968, oil on board, 30 x 36 inches.

"Canyon Ranch" by Cornelis Botke, oil on board, 12 x 16 inches.

"Untitled" by Jessie Arms Botke, oil on board, 9 x 10 inches.


Raffle Ticket Prices:
$50.00: 1 Raffle Ticket
$100.00: 3 Raffle Tickets
$250.00: 10 Raffle Tickets
$500.00: 20 Raffle Tickets
$1,000.00: 50 Raffle Tickets

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Add Your Name to Our New Building

This is your final opportunity to add your name to our new building! Make a donation today and your name will be featured in a permanent art installation on the walls of the Cole Creativity Center's foyer and lounge. You can also memorialize or honor the name of a loved one. Donations to this Creators Circle campaign will be accepted through September 15, 2018.