Art Scene

There is a large variety of theatrical performances, concerts, art shows, painting classes and clubs for artists throughout Yuma County.  

Yuma

To see the Activities Guide for the City of Yuma is available for viewing and download at: www.yumaaz.gov/visitors/parks-recreation

Here you will find links to the Civic Center, Yuma Art Center, Historic Yuma Theatre, as well as an events calendar.

Click here for a self-guided tour of the murals in YumaMural by Adry del Rocio on Del Sol Market building at 3rd Street and 4th Avenue, Yuma, AZ

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mural by Adry del Rocio on the Del Sol Market
building at 4th Avenue and 3rd Street in Yuma, Arizona.

San Luis

San Luis is known for its rich culture and diversity, commerce, and prime location resting near the Mexican border.

Click here to go to their website where you will find information on the City of San Luis and the amenities it offers as well as information about the Cesar Chavez Cultural Center, a facility that offers a variety of classes in Art, Music and Dance.

Showcasing and supporting local artists is Chicano Art Collective, who calls San Luis, Arizona home. Visit their Facebook page for more information. 

Somerton

The City of Somerton boasts many activities that focus on their unique history, heritage, and culture. Among these is the Somerton Tamale Festival, historically held in December. Upwards of 30,000 people flock to Somerton to enjoy delicious food, live entertainment, and cultural performances. Click here for more information.

Built in 1996, the Cocopah Museum and Cultural Center feature exhibits on history and culture, meeting spaces, and a gift shop. The Museum, which resides on the West Cocopah Reservation, is surrounded by a 1.5-acre park spotted with luxurious Sonoran trees and plants with a replica of a traditional Cocopah dwelling and Ramada.

Town of Wellton and other areas of Yuma County

There are many opportunities to experience the culture and heritage of our great corner of the Southwest. The Town of Wellton has a rich western history stemming from their roots as a water stop for the railroad (hence Well Town – Wellton) and the Butterfield Stage Coach. 

For an authentic glimpse into everyday life in an old Arizona mining town, visit the Castle Dome Museum.

A visit to a museum is a search for beauty, truth, and meaning in our lives.
Go to museums as often as you can.”

– Maira Kalman

 

 


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