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ACCV - The Voice of the Arts presents: The Summer Open Show Art Competition


Open to all artists 18 years old+

Each artist may submit up to 2 pieces that are properly wired and framed. No saw tooth hooks. 

The ACCV reserves the right to reject any work that is not properly wired or contains unacceptable images. 

Categories: Oil/Acrylic, Mixed Media, Watercolor, Graphics, and Photography. 

Prizes will be awarded in each category as follows: $200 for first, $100 for second, and $50 for third. 

Entry Form and Artist Release must be submitted online no later than July 2, 2022. 

Enter Now by completing this form

Art Quilting Exhibit

Come visit the ACCV Galleria and view the amazing talent of seven quilters who are members of Extreme Quilters and all are award winning quilter artist. The halls of the Galleria are filled with over 40 colorful and unusual quilts. The themes vary from traditional quilts to quilts about ecology and quilts with a humorous twist.


John Johnson and Connie Tunick curated this exhibit and it will be on display through June 27, 2022 with a reception Saturday June 4, 3-5 pm at Hillcrest Center for the Arts.

The Arts Council of the Conejo Valley proudly presents our new "ARTCAST" (formerly "Emerging Artists") which is a six-part web series that will spotlight local multicultural artists and performers. Stay tuned for the upcoming presentations on the local artist that are emerging talents in the cultural art landscape of the Conejo Valley. Stay tuned for more news when these ARTCASTs are ready for viewing on our YouTube channel.


28th Annual Pizazz Music Camp - Apply Now

Celebrating its 28th year, Pizazz Music Camp stresses the joy of music through a variety of musical experiences, using a non-religious arts curriculum. A highly qualified staff uses singing. handbell and choir chime ringing, dancing and music enrichment to make the week an exciting adventure.


After needing to cancel the program in 2020 and 2021 due to the pandemic, this year students entering grades 1 - 9 in the fall are eligible to apply for this week of Pizazz, July 25-29. In 2022, students will explore the magic of music and movement with the thrill of a live “Pizazz Colors the World” performance.

Participants this summer will have the opportunity to try playing a variety of instruments during their enrichment classes, with instruments on loan from the New West Symphony’s Music Van program. Sponsored by music ministry at United Methodist Church Westlake Village, the schedule is Monday - Thursday 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and Friday 9 a.m.-2 p.m. plus the 7 p.m. celebration performance for participants’ parents and friends.

Applications are being accepted now. Tuition, which includes a $25 non-refundable application fee, is $130 if full payment is received by June 1 or $160 if payment is received after June 1. No refund will be given for cancellations after July 23. Tuition includes snacks and a T-shirt with the Pizazz 2022 logo. Limited scholarship assistance is available.

The church is located at 1049 S. Westlake Blvd. Online application with PayPal payment or downloading/printing of brochures and application/release forms are available on the Pizazz website: www.PizazzMusicCamp.org. For more information, call the church office: (805) 497-7884 or e-mail to pizazz@umcwv.org.

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Other ACCV Scholarship ART Programs
Richard & Elaine Williams Legacy Scholarship 2022
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