Yuma Art Center

The Yuma Arts Center is bringing live music back to Yuma with a two-day festival at the Historic Yuma Theatre this weekend.


Arizona Edition

Show Number 51

The Yuma Art Symposium begins Thursday, February 20th.  The event brings a variety of artists to our community to display their talents and celebrate the arts.

This is the 41st year the symposium has welcomed emerging and recognized artists to the community.

Victor Calderón/KAWC

The StoryCorps MobileBooth- an Airstream trailer outfitted with a recording studio on board- is parked at the Yuma Art Center in front of the MOMO mural.

The MobileBooth will be there for the next month, available for the public to record conversations for free with someone they know or someone they would like to know better.

Arizona Edition – The reputation of tattoos has changed dramatically in the past several decades.  Not only have they become more mainstream, but they have also gained attention from the art community as legitimate forms of fine artwork.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett takes a tour through a Yuma exhibit that runs through August 8th to get a firsthand look at this shift in perspective...(originally aired 08/07/14).

Ceramic Artwork in Yuma

Nov 13, 2013
Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

Arizona Edition - Arizona Western College and Yuma Art Center classes are two of the few places in the city of Yuma where aspiring artists can learn to create ceramic artwork.  Artists in the area gather to build and burn clay in the name of beauty or meaning, but there aren’t many of them.  That leaves some wondering if Yuma has any interest in the medium at all.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…(originally aired 11/13/13).