February 22nd-24th, 2024

The Yuma Art Symposium is a series of demonstrations, lectures and slide presentations given by both internationally recognized and emerging artists who have demonstrated excellence in their chosen media. Activities include an exhibit of artworks by presenters, a student show, the National Saw, File, & Solder Sprints, the annual pin auction, and a fiesta and dance on Saturday night.
The Yuma Art Symposium begins on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024 with registration, a social gathering and the traditional pin swap from 3:30 – 6:30  p.m. at the Yuma Lute’s Casino, 221 S. Main Street. Slides and informal introductions of the presenters will follow at 7 pm at the Yuma Art Center.

Monarch butterflies head to Mexico. The swallows return to Capistrano. Salmon swim to their home streams. We go to Yuma. ‘Nuff said.

Andy Cooperman, Seattle

Yuma Art Symposium is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

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Symposium presenters come from a wide variety of media and from all walks of creative life including those in academia, emerging artists, international icons and working makers at various points in their careers.