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The white waters and craggy cliffs of the Kern River and towering mountains cradling Lake Isabella are a constant inspiration to the creativity that abounds in this valley.

Click over to our events page to check out our annual festivals attended by thousands of arts and crafts enthusiasts, artists, and vendors.




A Non-profit Association


The KRVAA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community organization that provides educational services, grants, artist exhibits, and annual festivals.




49ers Art Show

Submissions need to be in by February 2, 2022


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On “The Wall” at the KRVAA Art Center for February is the 49er show. No, not the football team, the Gold Rush 49rs. Those men and women who were tough enough to endure unbelievable challenges and hardship to settle this area. And we would be remiss if we didn’t acknowledge the “First Nation People” who survived the influx of Wild Entitled Feeling Gold Hunters