The Pahrump Arts Council (PAC) incorporated in Nevada in 1993 as the Pahrump Visual and Performing Arts Council (PVPAC) and is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Our mission is…

“To create an environment for the arts to flourish in our community.”

We are located in Pahrump, Nevada, about 60 miles west of Las Vegas.  Our more than 100 members volunteer their time, expertise, services, and funds to coordinate annual arts events and activities, student outreach programs, and special projects throughout the year.

On this site, you can learn more about upcoming events, read the latest news, join PAC, find volunteer opportunities, renew your membership, make a donation, and learn more about our local arts groups sponsored by PAC.

We hope to meet you soon!
The Pahrump Arts Council Board of Directors

Happy New Year!

Our OfFIce Is Open Again For The NEW Year!

HOURS: Monday Thru Thursday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Arts Americana Series

Get ready for a series of performances based on art forms that are associated with or have deep rootsin America: jazz, western music, cowboy poetry, step dancing, body percussion, hiphop! Supported by aNationalEndowment for the Arts “Challenge America” grant, with matching funds from the Pahrump Arts Council and the community, Arts Americana will bring talented artists to town for our enjoyment and enlightenment!

Allow one dollar for fees and processing.

Tickets will be mailed.

Please click on options to pick other shows.

Arts Americana Tickets Purchase

Have a Heart for the Arts!

Renew your 2016-2017 PAC membership now.  Memberships will be valid until June 30, 2017. Join online at www.pvpac.org with PayPal as a guest or with your PayPal account; stop by the PAC office,...
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RSVP / Art 4 Seniors – Classes thru December 2016

RSVP / Art 4 Seniors - Classes thru December 2016 *September 7th - Paint Chip Mosaics Instructor: Cheryl Tocco *September 21st - Flower in Watercolor Instructor: Cheryl Tocco *October 5th - Spooky...
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Pahrump Arts Town Meeting Big Success

For  information about the event, see the story by Selwyn Harris of the Pahrump Valley Times....
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ArtBeat Submissions

Are you a writer? Do You have something to say about the arts? Pahrump Arts Council is looking for content contributors. We look forward to your submissions! Submissions due monthly 3rd Monday. Send...
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Do you love taking pictures?

Be a photographer for PAC events! We would love to have more photos of PAC events, sponsored art shows, our local art groups performing and PAC members volunteering.  We will use them in ArtBeat and...
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Pahrump Library Art Gallery

A new show is hanging at the Library. It features the work of local artist Robyn Zaske. The show will run through February 24, in the Pahrump Community Library.


Portrait Photography Class

By Warren DowlerSaturdays, February 25 – March 18, 20177:00 p.m. PAC office, 2340 E Calvada Blvd, Suite DInstructions include:

  1. Digital or cell phone camera required. Most cameras do not need additional light; however a post or tripod can be used.
  2. Attendance is limited, sign up by Feb. 22.  775-751-6776.
  3. Students will take turns modeling and directing student model to obtain your best interpretation of his or her face. Other students can take photos from their locations in the room.
  4. Following model positioning directions by the student director.
  5. Only one light is used (Earth has only one Sun) which the student director can position.
  6. Flash or other lights are NOT allowed.
  7. Photos are recorded digitally and shown on a computer for evaluation and discussion by the instructor and class. Verbal accolades will occur!
  8. Student photos may be published on the Pahrump Arts Council website and Facebook page, with permission.
  9. This method was created by Dr. Al Razum, a science teacher in the Pasadena, CA high school system.

Sponsored by Pahrump Arts Council.  Free class to PAC members.  $5 per session for non-members.



Pahrump Arts Counter Members

Our mission is…To create an environment for the arts to flourish in our community.

Las Vegas Cultural Affairs

  OCTOBER 2016 EVENTS Vegas Valley Book Festival Saturday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free and open to the public. Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St., 702-229-6469 Celebrity authors across all genres, ages, and cultural backgrounds will share their work...
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