The Mendocino Art Center is situated 150 miles north of San Francisco overlooking a rugged expanse of the Pacific Ocean in the charming coastal village of Mendocino. A haven for artists since 1959, today the Art Center is a highly regarded artistic and educational institution offering more than 150 retreat-style classes each year in ceramics, fiber arts, fine arts, jewelry and sculpture. The art galleries feature monthly exhibitions spotlighting the creative works of local and national artists. The Mendocino Art Center continues to be at the heart of what makes the Mendocino Coast an enchanting and vibrant place to visit. Rejuvenate your soul and rekindle your spirit in this unique, retreat-like setting.
Mendocino Art Center is an educational institution that fosters engagement, exploration and excellence in the arts. We create, teach, exhibit, and preserve art; and cultivate a vibrant regional arts environment to ensure access to all people, enrich each visitor's experience, and preserve the community's artistic heritage.