Our history of service in the arts goes back more than 60 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.
October 7: Art In The Park & Chalkfest
Get a sneak preview of the show --
This well-attended, juried show will feature displays by more than 50 of the most accomplished fine artists (adults and students) and renowned chalk artists in the region. Artists will present paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, digital arts, pottery and chalk art representing the area's wide-ranging cultural diversity. October 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Library Park. There will also be live music, food trucks, and children's activities.
MAFA Wins Foundation Award for Support of Arts at Clifton Middle School
Clockwise from upper left: 1. Clifton Principal Scott Moses, MAFA President Christine Geltz, Reed Foundation Executive Director Vicki Connely, Clifton Arts Volunteer Coordinators Lisa Reyes (2022-23) and Julie Bank (2021-22). 2. The award placque. 3. Christine Geltz and Vicki Connely flank the sponsor tribute banner of the Clifton Art Fence. 4. The long view of the Clifton Art Fence along the east perimeter of the Clifton campus.
MAFA Community Gallery shows
Contact Eric Watkins for information about displaying and selling art at these locations:
WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS & TEENSKids art workshops at Foothill Unity Center’s back to school and holiday distribution events.
Explore our list of talented MAFA artists and their work here.
Art in Public Places
Enhance the lives of those within our community through interaction with the arts. Increase the opportunities of our children through art education.
Sculpture by MAFA Member Rick Kess