The Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center (BLCAC) is located at 1100 West Clark Avenue in George Izay Park.
and art gallery. Programs offered include a variety
of art classes for both children and adults in both
the visual and performing arts. Classes can be
viewed in the Recreation Guide.
Youth Art Expo - 'Arts Under the Big Top'
April 4th and 5th - 25, 2019
Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center Gallery and the Fine Arts Federation will host the annual Youth Art Expo. This annual exhibit represents student artwork (K – 12) from Burbank public and private schools.
Opening reception and awards ceremony for Middle School and High School are on Thursday, April 4, 5:30 – 7:00 pm.
Opening reception and awards ceremony for Elementary School is on Friday, April 5, 5:30 – 7:00 pm. Awards presentations for both events will be at 6:00 pm.
Please contact the gallery for additional information.
Collage Artist of America
May 3- 23rd, 2019
Mixed media, assemblage, and digital collage artists are the heart and soul of Collage Artists of America (CAA). Founded in 1988, CAA is a non-profit organization with a membership of over 150 members throughout the U.S., not to mention 6,000 members participating on Facebook.
“Reality is Highly Overrated,” their next members-only juried show, will run from May 3 – 23 at the Betsy Lueke Arts & Creative Center in Burbank. Curated by art critic Peter Frank, it will undoubtedly be quite interesting to see how the artists interpret this title. Peter Frank CAA is fortunate to have noted art critic, curator, and poet, Peter Frank, as the juror/curator for “Reality is Highly Overrated.” As a Los Angeles transplant (The Big Apple was his first home,) his work in L.A. has included being Senior Curator at the Riverside Art Museum, art critic for Angeleno Magazine as well as The Huffington Post. He was a past editor of Visions Art Quarterly and an art critic for The Village Voice and The SoHo Weekly News.
Opening reception: Friday, May 3rd, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:00pm
Pasadena Society of Artists
June 7 - 27, 2019
The Pasadena Society of Artists will be Celebrating their 94th Annual Juried Exhibition at the Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center Gallery. The juror is Mr. Jay Belloli, a well-known and highly respected art curator and writer.
Pasadena Society of Artists is an organization of professional artists from Pasadena and nearby communities that has continuously exhibited its members' artwork for over 90 years. Since its inception in 1925, it has evolved into a varied and vital artistic force that nourishes artistic growth in the contemporary art scene.
Opening reception: Saturday, June 8th, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00pm
Beth Kukucka & Michael Wicks
July 5 - 25, 2019
Beth Kukucka has been a photographer for many years, her work has been published in Time Magazine, USA Today, Rolling Stone and People Magazine, as well as being featured in over 20 exhibits nationwide. Beth's photographs document the timeless experience of what it is to be human, in all its beautiful imperfection and hope.
Michael Wicks, local and international freelance photographer, is known for capturing under-water as well as land and journalistic images. He has been featured in National Wildlife Federation’s publications as well as Underwater Photo Magazine based in London and the USA Travel Magazine site. His work has been used by IFAW in presentations to Congress for their Tails for Whales Campaign.
Opening reception: Friday, July 5th, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:00pm
Art Gallery Hours
Monday - Thursday 9:00am – 9:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 1:00pm
1100 West Clark Avenue
Burbank, California 91506