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In-Person Classes Temporarily Suspended

 To Our Dear Nimbus Arts Family and Community, As always, the safety of our participants, staff, and guests is a top priority at Nimbus Arts. We are closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation, and we will continue to follow the…

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Join Us at the Farmstead Community Farmers’ Market on Fridays!

Support Nimbus Arts by visiting our new vendor booth at the Farmstead Community Farmers' Market every Friday from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm through the end of December in the Farmstead Parking Lot! (During Thanksgiving week, the market will be…

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Nimbus Arts Welcomes You Back!

Nimbus Arts Welcomes You Back! Napa County and State of California health officials have approved Governor Newsom’s Stage 2 Reopening Plan allowing the opening of camps, and have established guidelines for us to do so. OUR TEAM & OUR GOALS…

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Online Art Gallery Now Open!

Nimbus Arts is pleased to support our Teaching Artists and announce our new Online Art Gallery! We would like to thank the Nimbus Arts Teaching Artists and Staff for their creativity and resilience. Through their hard work and amazing efforts,…

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Thank You Napa Valley Vintners!

Nimbus Arts is pleased to announce that we were recently awarded a grant from the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) and its annual community fundraiser, Auction Napa Valley (ANV). The grant will support our ongoing work bringing the joy, engagement and…

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Join Nimbus Arts & UpValley Family Centers as we celebrate Día de los Muertos and our community!

Free community art project and downtown installation for all to enjoy! In the tradition of our annual Día de los Muertos Celebration, we have created a special art activity to honor those who have passed. We also hope to share…

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Nimbus Arts Floating Pumpkin Community Exhibit at Farmstead!

Join us for the Nimbus Arts Floating Pumpkin community art installation! Get your family and friends into the Halloween spirit by participating in the 1st Nimbus Arts FLOATING PUMPKIN EXHIBIT at Farmstead Restaurant and gardens. That’s right, the entire community…

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“Palette to Palate: Cooking as Art” with Guest Chef Instructor, Celia Brooks!

REGISTER HERE! Join England-based internationally acclaimed food expert and bestselling vegetarian cookbook writer, Celia Brooks, as she opens her kitchen to Nimbus Arts students in this exclusive master class series! Formerly the private chef for film director Stanley Kubrick, Celia has…

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All Donations in the Month of May will be Multiplied by 4!

Now more than ever, Nimbus Arts believes in the power of art to engage, inspire, heal, and connect our community.  Please help us celebrate our 15th year of making Napa Valley more colorful and connected with a donation today!

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Please Mark Your Calendars for NIMBASH 2021 on May 8, 2021!

Please Mark Your Calendars for NIMBASH 2021 on May 8, 2021! We want to recognize our incredible NIMBASH 2020 sponsors, listed below, who have all generously agreed to convert their donations to become general NIMBUS ARTS sponsors this year.   We…

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Thank You, 2020 Nimbus Arts Sponsors!

Thank You, 2020 Nimbus Arts Sponsors! Due to the shelter-in-place order, Nimbus Arts made the difficult decision to cancel NIMBASH 2020. As our single largest fundraising program, NIMBASH is vitally important for Nimbus Arts to sustain its operation and programming.…

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Aidan’s Virtual Drawing Lessons!

Aidan's Virtual Drawing Lessons Join Nimbus Arts Arty Crew Member, Aidan Wignall, as he takes you on a SKETCHY adventure twice a week! Follow him on Wednesdays and Fridays starting April 8th at 10am on Instagram Stories... 1, 2, 3...DRAW!!!…

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Greatest (Artist) Of All Time: G.O.A.T. Challenge!

Greatest (Artist) Of All Time: G.O.A.T. Challenge! This challenge has ended. Check out the 15 amazing finalists!!! What was the G.O.A.T. Challenge?... The Nimbus Arts Arty Crew wants to know, WHO'S THE G.O.A.T.? We are having a contest to see…

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Nimbus Art Kits To Go Are Now Available!

Nimbus Art Kits To Go Are Now Available! The Nimbus Arts Artsy Crew has created fun art kits for the whole family to create at home!  While you are hunkered down and cozy with your family, purchase one of our…

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St. Helena Farmers’ Market Art Table

Join Nimbus Arts at the St. Helena Farmers' Market for some fun under the sun! We are partnering with our fabulous local Farmers' Market to provide arts and crafts inspired by the market’s monthly themes. Drop in for any or…

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The Saint Helena Painters’ Guild

The St. Helena Painters’ Guild began as a group of painters and printmaking students of local artist and teacher, Vicki Long. Upon Ms. Long’s retirement, this group found a new home at Nimbus Arts. While the guild’s membership has changed…

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“RAW MATERIAL-Working Wool in the West” with Stephany Wilkes

Sunday, Nov. 24 | 11:00am-12:00pm | Nimbus Arts-Studio 1 Nimbus Arts is kicking off our new textile arts program with a special guest lecturer highlighting important topics in fiber arts and sustainable agriculture.  Join us in welcoming Stephany Wilkes, Bay…

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“Hands on Fire” 11th Annual Ceramic Arts Exhibit and Sale

Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 23 & 24 | 11:00am-3:00pm | Nimbus Arts-Studio 1 Come enjoy art, food and music at the 11th annual ceramic arts exhibit and sale! SALE: Saturday, Nov. 23rd & Sunday, Nov. 24th - 11:00am-3:00pm Don't miss…

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Nimbus Arts 2nd Annual Community Open House

Saturday, Nov. 23 | 11:00am-3:00pm | Nimbus Arts-Studio 1 JOIN US FOR ARTY FUN! Visit our newly expanded art studios on St. Helena's Main Street for festive and arty fun for all ages! Free art activities + demonstrations Our annual…

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From the Heart of Nimbus to our Communities – Thank You!

Dear NIMBASH Community, On Saturday, May 18, NIMBASH 2019, our tenth annual interactive arty party and auction dazzled more than 430 art lovers from the Napa Valley and beyond who didn’t let the rain stop their celebration.  Hosted for the…

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Summer Camps 2019 – Register Now!

Dreaming of SUMMER CAMPS!  Our summer line-up is here, our largest ever. Check out our camps here and register now!

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Health + Wellness Lecture Series – Your Brain on Mosaics

Dr. Claire Barnett is an acclaimed mosaic artist, the long-time and treasured mosaic consultant for Nimbus Arts’ Hundreds of Hands program, and a lifelong friend of Jamie Graff. Dr. Barnett combines her 25 years of experience as a family physician…

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Artist Bridges Communities Through Art

Napa Valley Artist Bridges Communities Through Art - January 10- 20, 2019 We are fortunate to work with Nancy Willis as one of our talented teaching artists at Nimbus. Her project Conflict Zone:  Sinjar to St. Helena will be on display…

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Nimbus Hoodies Are In!

Our latest Nimbus wear is here! Support the arts in style by purchasing our new Nimbus Hoodie! Shop here  

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Ring in the New Year with Polar Camp!

Polar Camp – An Arty Arctic Adventure Put on your polar ice caps and travel with us to the ends of the earth. In this bi-polar expedition we’ll set our compass points to the north and south poles to discover…

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“Give & Gather” Clif Family Holiday of Giving!

As we get ready to gather and celebrate the holidays, join us at Velo Vino on Wednesday, December 5th 11:30am – 7:00pm! The Clif Family Bruschetteria food truck will put you in a festive mood as you start your holiday…

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Giving Tuesday – Support Nimbus Arts!

Support Nimbus Arts on Giving Tuesday: November 27th, 2018! Your donation, large or small, will help us ignite artistic creativity across the Napa Valley and make art education and activities available and accessible to everyone in our community. Nimbus Arts is entering its 14th year…

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‘Tis the Season – Nimbus Christmas Tree Lot!

Get in the Holiday spirit and support the arts! Choose your perfect tree from our great selection of Silver Tip & Noble Fir Christmas Trees curated just for you! We kick off the holiday season with our tree lot Friday,…

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Nimbus Arts New + Expanded Studios

Nimbus Arts invites the community to visit its new and updated studio spaces! Saturday, November 17th , 11:00am – 3:00pm Join the Nimbus team to see our NEW + EXPANDED studios and for a dynamic day of art activities and…

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Big news! Nimbus awarded grants from our City, County + State

The importance and relevance of art in our community is underscored by a trio of grants totaling over $60,000 recently awarded to Nimbus Arts. The City of St. Helena supported additional improvements on our Hundreds of Hands™ #004 initiative, The…

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Nimbus Arts presents annual NIMBASH in St. Helena

Nimbus Arts, the St. Helena-based nonprofit community art organization serving the Napa Valley, has opened ticket and table sales for the ninth annual NIMBASH, which will be Saturday, May 12, in "The Barn," 880 College Ave.

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Nimbus needs volunteers for community arts project

Nimbus Arts, the St. Helena-based nonprofit art organization serving the Napa Valley, is seeking a final round of volunteers to complete the mosaic elements of its current “Hundreds of Hands” art installation.

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