Palos Verdes Art Center / Beverly G. Alpay Center for Arts Education located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California is a nonprofit visual arts school and gallery that inspires individuals to create, appreciate and celebrate art. Since it was founded in 1931, PVAC’s exhibition, education, and outreach programs have made the visual arts available, accessible, and affordable to residents and visitors of Los Angeles County. Palos Verdes Art Center provides a community with; free art exhibitions, featuring national, international and regionally significant artists and juried exhibitions. Related educational programming at the center includes; docent tours, lectures, essays, and supplementary workshops. The Studio School offers art classes for all ages and skill levels in drawing, painting, ceramics, textiles, design, art history, glassblowing, and printmaking. Art experiences for differently-abled youth and adults. Special Mornings works with students in special education classes in Los Angeles County. School-based art education for more than 7,000 Palos Verdes Peninsula students each year through Art at Your Fingertips. Standards-based art programs for schools through artist-taught workshops, artists residencies and exhibition tours. Many opportunities here to volunteer and network with other artists; to create, appreciate and celebrate art.