Welcome to MAFA
Our history of service in the arts goes back more than 50 years—But we keep innovating to meet the needs of the Monrovia
community and region.
Our all-volunteer group provides opportunities for artists, student artists, kids and families and local merchants to create, exhibit and support the arts.
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This 55th Celebrate the Arts Show & ChalkFest will feature our third chalk festival in Monrovia with cash prizes, over 40 booths of local fine artists demonstrating and displaying their work, art by students of Monrovia High School and California School of the Arts - San Gabriel Valley in Duarte, and kids art and teen urban art activities.
This year's show is slated for Saturday, October 5 with the theme, “Art Changes the World." It will feature quality live entertainment on the Station Square Park stage and popular food trucks and restaurants. Most vital of all, we are already marketing and advertising the event all over Southern California and beyond.
EXHIBITSLocal artists' gallery shows in area galleries and more fun locations. Member artist proposals for the City’s Art in Public Places Committee.
TRAININGArtist professional development workshops on how to organize and market an art business - at Monrovia Community Center and other locations. Professional development opportunities for art students from local high schools and universities.
WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS & TEENSKids art workshops at Foothill Unity Center’s back to school and holiday distribution events. Teen urban art workshops and coming soon, after school art programs for the Monrovia Unified School District’s Village program.
Your Art in Public Spaces
Enhance the lives of those within our community through interaction with the arts. Increase the opportunities of our children through art education.