Arts Orange County presents Imagination Celebration: the annual, county-wide, Spring arts festival for children, teenagers, families, and creative people of all ages. Presented in partnership with the Orange County Department of Education, Imagination Celebration dynamically connects the community, arts organizations, universities, and Orange County students through meaningful arts experiences.
Imagination Celebration consists of 30 - 50 independently produced arts events across the county. Festival sites include arts organizations, schools, city facilities, city parks, university campuses, movie theaters, libraries, shopping malls, and arboretums. Most events are free.
- Each participating organization will design and produce its own event for the Imagination Celebration.
- Orange County students in grades 7 - 12 have the opportunity to create the official poster for the Imagination Celebration.
- The winning poster will be reproduced on posters, ads, and flyers relating to the festival.
- The top thirty outstanding entries will be publicly exhibited during the festival at a selected art gallery.
- The top three entries receive an honorarium as part of the recognition of their creativity.
- Entries are accepted between September and December.
- Download the Poster Entry Form.
Sierra Vista Middle School
|Imagination Rocks the World
Mater Dei High School
|Full STEAM Ahead
Orange County School of the Arts
- Art teachers from both public and private schools in Orange County are encouraged to submit their student's artwork into Imagination Celebration art exhibitions.
- Submission instructions will be posted in January, 2014.
- The annual VSA Festival celebrates the artistic accomplishments of individuals with disabilities.
- Information about the upcoming VSA Festival will be posted in January, 2014.
|Irvine Valley College||Anaheim Ballet||Very Special Arts|
|Backhaus Dance at Irvine Barclay Theater||Soka University||Hand-on activities|
|Santa Ana Artists Village||Hands on Creativity||Laguna Art Museum|
|Orange County Youth Symphony||City of Cypress||Orange County Museum of Art|