Our Mission

  • Raise awareness and appreciation of the arts and Art’ many Benefits 
  • Display and promote our members’ fine artwork for sale in gallery exhibits
  • Provide community outreach
  • Offer youth art scholarships 

Paso Robles Art Association – PRAA  is a  501c(3) nonprofit, membership organization.

In 1949, enthusiastic art lovers came together in the Paso Robles Art Guild.  For many years, the guild met wherever it could. Members came together to create, make lasting friendships and contribute to the community.  The Art guild grew into the Paso Robles Art Association – PRAA – a non-profit 501c(3) organization.  

Artists, art appreciators and business sponsors are invited to be members!

dedicated to providing creative, educational experiences offer ways to develop understanding and appreciation of art’s benefits,to  provide community outreach and youth art scholarships.

Members range in ages from pre-teen to ninety something.  Members participate in art exhibits, classes, interactive demonstrations and art receptions. Member Docents actively welcome visitors into the creative Process.

Research shows participating in the arts improves well-being for the Body, Mind and Spirit. 

What do PRAA Members enjoy? Members enjoy a variety of opportunities including:

  • Engaging professional guest speakers.
  • Opportunities to participate in juried and non-juried exhibitions.
  • Provide for retail sales of members art.
  • Classes and workshops open to adults and youth.
  • Provide Monthly Artist Voice Newsletter
  • Host Guild and art interest groups.
  • Provide Monthly Art Receptions – Socialize

This broad array of activities requires a strong network of volunteer and financial support. PRAA members, are the heart, energy, and driving force behind this organization. Whether members contribute through participation and volunteerism or through financial means, members are the key to energizing PRAA’s spirit! Contributions to support these efforts and advance our mission are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the tax law.  PRAA works with corporations, foundations and individuals to identify investment opportunities that meet organizational and personal giving goals.
Please contact us for more information.  President@pasorobalesart.org

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PRAA leases the Showroom Gallery,  inside of the Studios on the Park  at 1130 Pine Street in Paso Robles, across from our historic downtown park.  When Studios on the Paark opened in 2008, PRAA recognized the opportunity to lease space inside and has continued to enjoy this co-operative endeavor.


Paso Robles Art Association

Located inside the Studios on the Park ♦  1130 Pine Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446 

♦  Mail To:  P.O. Box 2219 Paso Robles, CA 93447-2119  

♦  Hours:  Mon to Wed 12 to 4  ♦  Thurs & Sun  12 to 6  ♦  Fri & Sat 12 to 9  ♦               

Phone Message:  805-238-5473