About Us

The Pahrump Visual and Performing Arts Council is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation with 125+ members.

Our mission is to: Create an environment for the arts to flourish in our community.

To do this, we provide support for the arts through program development and education, offer a diversity of cultural events for all ages and income levels, organize events that include community members as performers and artists, and nurture good partnerships with other community organizations.

PAC operates on a July 1st through June 30th fiscal year with funding from fundraisers, grants, memberships and donations.

PAC sponsored art events in Pahrump include but are not limited to

Fundraising Socials
High Desert Shorts International Film Festival
Missoula Children’s Theatre Residency
Art & Sol outdoor fine art and craft fair
Changing art exhibits at the Nye County Courthouse, Bank of America, American First National Bank, and Pahrump Community Library; with public receptions for the featured artists
Annual Open House in April
Eye of the Beholder still-life workshop and group show opportunity
Pahrump Community Choir winter and spring concerts
Summer square Dance invitational

PAC sponsors the following arts groups and activities

The Desert Squares square dance club
The Pahrump Community Choir
The Happy Stitchers

Call the Pahrump Arts Council for more information: 775.505.1362.

The Pahrump Arts Council meets monthly on the second Monday evening, 6:30 at the PAC office, 2340 E Calvada Blvd, Suite D, one block west of Highway 160 in the Cahlan West Professional Center at the corner of Calvada and Honeysuckle. The public is invited to attend all meetings of the Pahrump Arts Council. Bring your ideas!

The Pahrump Visual and Performing Arts Council, DBA: the Pahrump Arts Council, (PAC) incorporated in Nevada as a nonprofit organization in 1993. Pursuant to the provisions of section 170.c. of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, 26 U.S.C. 170.c, all or part of your contributions may be tax deductible. Please check with your tax professional.