The Art from the Barnyard show opens in June, featuring mixed media works from local artists. 

​Are you an artist? Bring your work to the gallery on Wednesday, June 3 at 10 am for set-up. 

Opening reception: Saturday, June 6, 6-8pm

Opening announcements, mingling, and refreshments will be outside in front of the gallery. GVCA will limit the number of patrons in the gallery at one time to 10. 

 Gallery & Gift Shop reopens Saturday, May 23rd!

Memorial Day Weekend: Saturday-Monday, 11-4pm

Summer hours: Fridays-Sundays, 11-4pm

Following the state & CDC guidelines, GVCA will limit the number of guests in the gallery/gift shop at one time. Please wear a mask if you have one. Wash your hands. Stay safe and HEALTHY!

A $50 prize for the Judges Award for The Best of Show going to Emily Okerson, GVHS, for her "Owls."  She is shown with our NEW GVHS ART instructor, Michelle Robinson.

The Judges Prize "BEST OF SHOW" was selected by a panel of three retired Art Teachers who are members of GVCA.

This is the 7th Annual Student Art Month Show and the Center provides matting and framing for the works displayed.  This year the two $50 Awards were added.  Many turned out to vote for the People's choice--including HBHS and GVHS students and art teachers.

Our Monthly Art Opening/Reception

Join the community for our Saturday evening (6:00-8:00)

opening of the month's show.

Visit with the artist /artists and enjoy complimentary

hors d'oeurves.  Wine and other beverages for a donation.

Local Artists are featured in our wonderful  Gift Gallery.  Its a distinctive place to shop for that special gift or for an art "treatsure" for yourself.

19 Market Street

on the boardwalk

next to the radio station.

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Many thanks to EVERYONE who came and supported our annual yearly Fundraiser. 

The 2019 Art and Chocolate auction  resulted in nearly $2000.

This greatly assists our local ART CENTER

fulfill its mission in this communtiy.

Garden Valley Center for the Arts grew out of  twin desires to promote local area artists and to continue arts education for children and adults.

GVCA opened in April 2013 at its first location with its first gallery show, “Selections from GVart”. Check out the tab for previous Exhibits to see the many wonderful shows that the gallery has provided for the local community to enjoy.

Our presence continues to evolve, with a move to our present location opening in March of 2019 with the annual STUDENT ART SHOW.  

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What is GVCA?

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GVCA has sponsored and brought various other arts to the Garden Valley area including chamber music by “Classical Revolution” and  the Ririe-Woodbury  Dance Company which was integrated into the school district for a week of instruction through movement; and other performing artists. GVCA artists are actively involved in the schools teaching various types of art lessons in the high school art class as well as classes at the Center for adults and students. We proudly celebrate Garden Valley born/raised renowned artist James Castle and hold a yearly event to promote him.


  • Attend Openings and events
  • Become a MEMBER of GVCA
  • Donate Time in the Gift Shop
  • Donate Supplies for Classes
  • Offer to teach or take a class

There are many ways to take part in this community of art supporters. Join in!