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The Palos Verdes Art Center

5504 Crestridge Rd, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-4905
+1 310-541-2479
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Not impressed!

The classes listed for the Fall were expensive for what they seemed to offer and the subjects that... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Steve M
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Redcar, United Kingdom
Class are expensive

It's very expensive to take a class. Wasn't impressed with the beginning ceramics teacher. He... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
ncjc2013
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Rolling Hills Estates, California
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Palos Verdes Art Center / Beverly G. Alpay Center for Arts Education, a nonprofit visual arts school and gallery, inspires individuals to create, appreciate and celebrate art. Since it was founded in 1931, PVAC’s exhibition, education, and outreach programs have made the visual arts available, accessible, and affordable to residents and visitors of Los Angeles County.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor44%
  • Terrible0%
14 Oct 2017
“Not impressed!”
22 May 2017
“Class are expensive”
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5504 Crestridge Rd, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-4905
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+1 310-541-2479
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

The classes listed for the Fall were expensive for what they seemed to offer and the subjects that they covered. We seemed to have hit a slot between touring exhibitions - there was little of interest to justify more than a brief visit.

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

It's very expensive to take a class. Wasn't impressed with the beginning ceramics teacher. He always started classses late and was more interested in working on his own work. Considering the cost of the class, he provided very little instruction. What I learned was from...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Palos Verdes Art Center has a wonderful gallery that displays international class artwork on a rotating, museum-like schedule. Off the beaten path, about 10 miles from Los Angeles, it's worth the excursion. Great gift shop and work spaces as well.

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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Went here to see the modern architecture exhibit of Neutra and Williams residences in the PV area. Very small one room display of mostly plans and ledgers of the budgets for the homes. This center could be great, like many of the cultural aspects of...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2015

Small local art center that seems to serve more as a social club for members, especially those that donate a lot. Since remodel, prices for classes have risen quite a bit. They have lost many former instructors, so fewer classes for adults. More classes for...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2014

On my husband's and my monthly anniversary #323, we visited the Palos Verdes Art Center. We always enjoy viewing the art on display, browsing the gift shop, and relaxing in the patio on the enclosed deck. On this visit, we spent time at the exhibits,...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2014

It may be common for larger cities in suburbia to have some form of art instruction available .. but all too often they are in some kind of Adult School or weekend classes in some marginal venue or other. It is quite a surprise to...More

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