The ARTree Community Arts Center

Developing the Roots of Creativity


ARTree hosts various events throughout the year. Our most regular event is Art Walk, which we do every month. Some of our recurring events include:


Guest Speaker Series: Ignacio Gomez

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Ignacio Gomez


Los Angeles born and raised Ignacio Gomez is locally and globally known for his fine art, illustration and sculpture in support of the Latino community. His contributions to public art can be seen at the Cesar E. Chavez Memorial in the City of San Fernando. He is also well known for the painting of Edward James Olmos in “Zoot Suit” a play by Luis Valdez, the first Latino play on Broadway.

His works have been shown in New York, Europe, Japan and Mexico and many of his original paintings have become part of permanent corporate art collections.

Join Ignacio Gomez as he presents his methods, passions, and artwork collection at the ARTree Speakers Series.

7:00 p.m. / Thursday, March 23


24266 Main St. Newhall

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Guest Speaker Series: Rick Quevedo

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Rick Quevedo

Multimedia Entrepreneur

What if puppets could talk? Well, these foam and felt creations do! As the creator of Foamee Homeez, Rick Quevedo sought a way to incorporate his love of puppetry, social media and his own children to create new multimedia content that educates and entertains, and his quirky pieces of talking foam have become an online viral sensation.

Join Rick Quevedo as he brings his creative artistry and experience to a fun, funny and enlightening ARTree Speaker Series event.

7:00 p.m. / Thursday, February 23

Repertory East Playhouse

24266 Main St. Newhall

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Guest Speaker Series: Erica Larsen-Dockray & Jeremiah Dockray

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Erica Larsen-Dockray & Jeremiah Dockray

SCV Adventure Play

Welcome to an exciting beginning to 2017. Our Speaker Series promises speakers that will inspire and motivate your appetite for creativity. We start the new year with a bang, our speakers are a dynamic couple that bring to us new concepts in children’s play and creativity. SCV Adventure Play is a group devoted to providing free, unstructured, self-directed play for “kids” of all ages.

Join us Thursday, January 26 as we hear an inspiring talk from SCV Adventure Play founders Jeremiah Dockray and Erica Larsen-Dockray.

7:00 p.m. / Thursday, January 26

Old Town Newhall Library

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