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The Palo Alto Art Center's Mission


Create meaningful art experiences for the entire community by making a gift today

Mission of the Palo Alto Art Center Foundation

The Palo Alto Art Center Foundation expands the reach and impact of the Palo Alto Art Center through fundraising and advocacy.

The Palo Alto Art Center is your place to discover art. See, make, and be inspired because everyone is an artist.  

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What we do

45X45X45 Campaign

Celebrate our 45th anniversary by becoming a member of the Palo Alto Art Center Foundation! Join our special 45x45x45 campaign by becoming a new $45 member between January 27 and March 12, 2017. Join us today and support the mission of the Art Center! 

Sapphire Celebration 

45 years of enriching the community with art


Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 7-10 p.m.

Location - Microsoft Silicon Valley, Mountain View

Guest Speaker: David Kelley, CEO, IDEO and co-founder, Stanford

Emcee: Sid Espinosa, Director of Philanthropy and Civic Engagement at Microsoft 


​Jeannie Duisenberg

Signe Mayfield

Carolyn Tucher