Arts & Entertainment
Oro Valley is proud of the public art that adorns entryways, trails and buildings in our community. The town has over 200 pieces of Public Art throughout the community; easily located with our convenient interactive online art tour. In 2021 the Town of Oro Valley commissioned our first two murals with more on the way, and continues to make a strong commitment to artists in our community.
Oro Valley also has multiple galleries featuring multiple artists from across the Southwest.
The Southern Arizona Arts Guild (SAAG) strives to provide a forum for the appreciation and advancement of the arts. Rotating art exhibits at the Oro Valley Community & Recreation Center and Overlook Restaurant.
The Ventana Gallery at Roche Diagnostics
In 2004, Roche Diagnostics made a commitment to the arts in Oro Valley with the establishment of a community gallery housed within their Oro Valley campus. Through a progressive partnership with Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance, the arts have been part of the daily work experience through quarterly gallery exhibitions.
Theater in OV
Do you enjoy a mix of concerts, plays and musicals? Then look no further than the Gaslight Music Hall and Oro Valley Theatre Company for family entertainment, fun and all-you-can-eat free popcorn.
For a list of all Town events, view the main Oro Valley events calendar.
The Children’s Museum Oro Valley (CMOV) expanded and opened a satellite location specially sized for kids ages 0-5. With an Early Childhood Education focus, CMOV’s exhibits, and programs are designed to stimulate curiosity and motivate learning through play. Arts-, literacy- and science-based activities help get our small visitors ready for school.
Western National Parks Association
Western National Parks Association started in 1938 as a funding source to help the National Park Service (NPS) better serve visitors to Casa Grande Ruins and 17 other national monuments. Today, its efforts support many programs and initiatives that enhance visitor understanding and experiences at 70+ national parks: scientific research, aid for partner park projects, community outreach, and educational programs. Explore culture, history, nature, and more at virtual events or events at The National Parks Store.
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