Huntington Beach

United States

538 Main Street
Phone: 001 714 374 1650
Fax: 001 714 374 5304

Huntington Beach Art Center

The Huntington Beach Art Center (HBAC) provides year-round cultural arts activities to the residents and visitors of Huntington Beach. Visit the Huntington Beach Art Center for exhibitions in contemporary art, classes, art camps, jazz concerts and lectures. Stop by the Newland House Museum and explore life in Huntington Beach in the early 1900's. Bring your picnic lunch and enjoy a wonderful Concert in Central Park. All these programs, and many more, are available for your enjoyment.

Remember the arts bring family and friends together.

Previous Exhibitions

Talking Heads
March 17th to April 15th 2006
Features the works of artists from the core faculties of Art Departments of graduate universities

Exhibitions (1)

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Opening hours

Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 12:00 - 6:00pm
Thursdays 12:00 - 6:00pm
Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays

Getting there

538 Main Street
Huntington Beach
CA 92648

Tel: (+1) 714-374-1650
Fax: (+1) 714-374-5304

Museum internal and external photos (2)

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News and events

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If you would like to volunteer in the arts, call our offices at the number below. We have a variety of activities available, such as: serving on an advisory board, playing in the community band, or assisting at the Huntington Beach Art Center. We need you to become involved.

If you would like more information about the historic and art programs offered by the City of Huntington Beach, e-mail us or call.


The Art Center offers a wide range of fine art classes for youth and adults taught by professional artists. In a multidisciplinary educational approach, classes include instruction in drawing, painting, watercolor, musical magic dance for kids and Polynesian dance. Information and registration is available at the Art Center and in the Sands Community Services Guide.


The popular Art at the Beach art camp for children ages 6-12 years old offers a week-long experience exploring the visual and performing arts. Full and half day sessions are available the 3rd week in June through the 3rd week in August. Taught by professional artists, each week explores a different theme through a variety of media, culminating with an art project held at the beach on Friday afternoons. Camp-Teens is devoted to teens ages 13-15. Call the Art Center for details at (+1) 714.374.1650.


The Huntington Beach Art Center invites you to become a member. Membership levels range from $25 to $500 and offer an array of special privileges, including invitations to exhibitions and events, special discounts on classes, workshops and events and a 10% discount in the Art Center Store. In turn, your membership will provide support for the Art Center’s education and exhibition programs. For more information call (+1) 714.374.1650.