First Friday, December 2nd at Bell Arts Factory

This Friday, join us at Bell Arts Factory for 3 great shows…

Get all of your HOLIDAY SHOPPING done this Friday in our OPEN ARTIST STUDIOS!

In the Community Room “Time & Balance”, celebrating old Ventura through the Tortilla Flats Archives, including the gravity defying stone sculptures of Juan Manny Cisneros.

In VITA “Anonymous” an exhibition featuring 12″ X 12″ artwork by dozens of well-known and emerging local artists that have donated their creative efforts for this annual Vita Art Center benefit.

In the Tool Room Gallery “Migration” a mixed media installation by Maribel Hernandez.

First Fridays are made possible, in part, through a grant from the City of San Buenaventura’s Parks, Recreation and Community Partnerships Department.


Proud Art 2016 is a collection of artists from Ventura County unified in a celebration of authentic expression. These artists span many different aspects of identity and many different visual art mediums, coming together to prove how the Ventura community, artists community and LGBT+ community all support one another’s authentic experience. Please join us this Friday, September 2 at Bell Arts Factory from 6-9pm, curated by David Leighton. Open studios and exhibits in VITA and the Museum of Ventura County’s Tool Room Gallery as well. See you Friday night!

Kundalini/ Gong Bath/ Holy Love Reiki

Join us this Sunday evening, August 21, at Bell Arts for a special night of Kundalini yoga, gong bath & Holy Love Reiki. The cost is $30 per person. Event is from 5:30-7:45 in the community room. Led by Jai Jot & Liz Aitken-O’Brien. Go to to save your spot!

First Friday In Ventura Tonight, June 3rd 2016!

Tonight at Bell Arts Factory for First Friday in Ventura will be one for the books. First in the Community Room, the Harmony Project presents “Bach & Bowie”. This will Concert starts at 6:30.

We are also proud to present featured artist Tana Vivian who will be showing her charcoal portrait series in our lobby.

And Jeff Sanders will be showing in VITA with ” Tell Someone Who Cares” & in the Museum of Ventura County‘s Tool Room Gallery at Bell Arts with “Ambush on Redbeam Avenue.”

Also, all of our artist studios will be open and showing the latest creations. We will also have the Blue Light Taco Truck here serving the some of the best eats in town.

First Friday goes from 6 – 9 PM. Remember to get here early for your seat for the Harmony Project concert, as the room will fill up fast.

We Gotta Get Out Of This Place

Bell Arts Factory, with the Museum of Ventura County presents
A book reading, signing and Q&A with author, Craig Werner, of
We Gotta Get Out Of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War

Thursday, March 17th at 7PM

Contact Moses Mora at 805-643-1960 for more information.

This event was made possible, in part, through a grant from the City of San Buenaventura’s Parks, Recreation and Community Partnerships Department.


Join us at Bell Arts Factory this Friday as Bell Arts Yoga presents: If Your Heart Could Speak, What Would It Say? YOGA to LIVE MUSIC in our Community Room! Class begins at 6:30. Come experience your Bell Arts Yoga instructors. Suggested $5 donations go to the Scholarship for Healing. Bring your own mat.

Come for yoga, stay for art, food & fun!

Follow us on instagram & facebook!