Community Support/Events & Activities

Part of the Foundation's mission is to support the arts in our community.  We do that through scholarships, grants to our public schools, supporting public art and providing fun events for the community, often in partnership with the City or other community groups.

November 10, 2019

At their October Board meeting, the Arts Foundation approved three grants to support the arts in American Canyon.  The total of the three grants was $1000.

The first grant went to the ACHS Drama Program for $400.  The funds will be used to help produce winter one-act pl...

June 5, 2019

Now that we have our artwork complete, we're starting the community part!  We are making great progress on the first (of three) panels, and have lined up a number of workshops.  We'll update this post as we add more!

Remember, everyone is invited to help us build t...

June 5, 2019

Each year the Arts Foundation awards scholarships to ACHS Seniors who want to pursue a career in the Arts.  For the last two years, we have awarded two, $500 awards.

This year's winners are Robyn-Elizabeth Yan and Mailani Bull.  

Robyn-Elizabeth Yan earned a 4....

April 1, 2019

After months of planning, we held our first "tiling" event at the Boys & Girls Club in American Canyon on Satruday, March 23--a fitting place to start, since that is where the finished product will be installed!

First we announced the two artists that inspired the mosai...

April 1, 2019

We held our annual Chalk Art event, as part of the City's Spring Celebration.  We had roughly 75 children attend and enjoy themselves, drawing eggs and more!

Enjoy the photos--and a big thank you to Board Members Roberta Labaw, Gloria Fouts, Jonette McNaughton, Joe McNa...

March 26, 2019

Despite the weather, dozens of people celebrated Holi Festival of Colors at Shenandoah Park in American Canyon, on Sunday, March 24.  Thanks to Arvind Nischal's nonprofit group, Helping Hand, everyone had a great opportunity to splash colors, create others with a color...

February 15, 2019

We are very excited about the support we have received for our Community Mosaic Art Project, and we wanted to thank our major sponsors to date!

We have received contributions of $11,000 from the following organizations:

  • Arts Council Napa Valley - $5000

  • City of A...

January 6, 2019

There is still time to submit your artistic concept for the Foundation's most ambitious public art project.  We teamed up with Nimbus Arts, the Parks Foundation and the Boys & Girls Club to create and install a mosaic art project on the new Boys & Girls Club Building i...

September 6, 2018

We are very fortunate to have generous members in the Arts Foundation.  Encouraged by President, Patti Krueger, several answered the call and donated $500:

  • Fran Lemos

  • Austin McNaughton

  • Mark & Cheryl Joseph

  • Elizabeth Goff

A $5000 grant from the Arts...

July 1, 2018

We're excited to announce the Arts Council Napa Valley has awarded the Foundation a $5000 grant, to help us plan, design, build and install a community mosaic for the new Boys & Girls Club.

The grant will get us almost halfway through to our goal of $11,000.  The funds...

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The mission of the American Canyon Arts Foundation is to maintain, enhance and support the role of the arts in our Community.