Santa Ana Arts & Culture 

Santa Ana is home to a diverse array of artists and musicians. An art scene that is a mix of funky and folk. From Galleries and studios to parking lots and alleyways, art is everywhere! Art that captures the true essence of Santa Ana and showcases the community's Hispanic/Latino heritage. 

Heavy Public Art Guide 2023

Gallery/Studio Address
AvantGarden Fine Art Gallery 417 N. Broadway
Exhibits an eclectic mix of sculpture, oils, acrylics, photographic art, glassware, collage, and jewelry.  
The Blue Lot 119 N. Bush St. 
Outdoor mural gallery.  
B-Minus Studios 207 N. Broadway
A collaborative artist work space. Open during Artwalk and by appointment.  
Brad Brafford LGBTQ Center on 4th 305 E. 4th St., Ste 200
Offers an array of educational, engaging, and empowering courses, art exhibits, and events that connect LGBTQ individuals with common interests. Experience the themes, lives, and politics of both the LGBTQ and local Santa Ana communities.  
California Center for Digital Arts 207 N. Broadway
A community of artists with expert instructors and hands on learning.   
California Fine Arts  207 N. Broadway
A curatorial space with a focus on fine art.  
CJ Sitton Studio 207 N. Broadway
A working studio that occasionally offers classes and figure drawing workshops. The studio is open to the public during the first Saturday ArtWalk.  
Crear Studio 222 W. 5th St.
A free interdisciplinary art + comunidad + gallery hosted by local BIPOC artists, curators, and art educators in Santa Ana.  
Crescendoh Gallery 207 N. Broadway
Run by artist, Jenny Doh who classifies her painting style as “whimsical angst." She also likes to classify her style as “representational abstract,” where she “celebrates the essence and not just the likeness of subjects from both my real and imagined life."  
Galería of Imagination MainPlace Mall, 2800 N. Main St. (North end by JCPenny/lower level)
Showcasing art work from talented local artists and children. As well as sharing a Makerspace to create DIY projects, and take part on teacher-lead Workshops on Saturdays and Sundays.  
GCS Clothing Store and Art Gallery 206 E. 4th St.
Clothing store and art gallery providing the best in street wear, art, art supplies and music since April 2009. Host art shows, in store performances and artist signings while carrying unique items and exclusive brands.   
GENE - artist studio/gallery 207 N. Broadway
A professional artist, photographer, designer and creative, Gene's work spans many mediums and captures an energetic human experience of the self in inquiry and appreciation for life.  
Grand Central Art Center 125 N. Broadway 
Exhibitions, installations and performances by local, regional, national, and international artists, exploring topics of social relevance through contemporary art practice.  
LibroMobile 1150 S. Bristol St.
A literary project in collaboration with Red Salmon Arts initiated by local author Sarah Rafael García—it integrates literature, visual exhibits and year-round creative workshops and live readings.  
Logan Creative  800-806 E. Washington Ave.
A compound for working artists where individual and collaborative exploration can flourish. Mediums as diverse as metal, glass, wood, printmaking, paint, ceramic, photography, floral and graphic design are presently represented. The Logan Creative vision includes hosting open studios, art exhibitions, lectures, workshops, tastings as well as music and dance performances.  
Melisa Finds 201 N. Main St. 
Rental space, pop-up shop, yoga, art gallery, birthday party, and theater space.  
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art 117 N. Sycamore St.
Presents cutting-edge art within a forward-thinking intellectual framework.  
Orange County Fine Arts & Bear Street Gallery 3851 S. Bear St., Suite B-15
Dedicated to cultivating public interest in the arts through art education, and exhibitions. The Bear Street Gallery features small artworks, cards, prints, ceramics, and glass with lower price points, perfect for gift giving.  
Orange County School of the Arts 801 N. Main St. 
Each year OCSA students, faculty and guest artists present over 100 concerts, recitals, staged performances, and exhibits.  
Photonic Playground 305 E. 4th St.
A gallery space featuring digital art work manifesting in the physical realm.   
Q Art Salon 205 N. Sycamore St.
Contemporary art gallery.   
Santa Ana College Art Gallery  1530 W. 17th St. 
Provides students and visitors with world class art shows of prominent national and international artists, to encourage participation and discussion in the art viewing community at large and to further enrich the cultural landscape of Santa Ana.  
Santa Ana College Art Gallery at the Santora Arts Building 207 N. Broadway
Provides students and visitors with world class art shows of prominent national and international artists, to encourage participation and discussion in the art viewing community at large and to further enrich the cultural landscape of Santa Ana.  
Santiago Art District  898 E. Santa Ana Blvd. 
A vibrant neighborhood full of art galleries, exhibition spaces, boutiques, and cafés.   
Stone Sculptors' Guild of Orange County 830 E. Washington Ave.
Community of stone carving artists who are committed to perpetuating one of the oldest art forms known to man.  
The Painter's Room 207 N. Broadway
Painters are diverse in background, experience, and artistic sensibility, but they all share a commitment to the history and contemporary practice of painting.  
The Tailor's Art 323 N. Broadway
Arts and crafts workshops.  
Unlisted 305 E. 4th St.
Providing a space for small artistic collaborations.  
Wayward Artists Theatre  125 N. Broadway 
To create an artistic home for the wayward artist--the lost, the naked, the vulnerable.