Barranca Vista Center


Barranca Vista Center (BVC)
The Imagination Center for the Arts
7050 East Ralston Street (click here for a map)


Download the current My Ventura for a complete listing of classes in theater, dance, music, art, wellness and family events
for all ages.

Or see the individual class description and to register online using the class numbers listed below, or call 805-658-4726.


2014 Fairy Tales in the Park


Gypsies in a Trunk present their 20th season of Fairy Tales in the Park at Barranca Vista Park, 7050 Ralston Street in Ventura, on the second Saturdays of summer at 4 pm. Bring a blanket, picnic and low lawn chairs for these free permances for families. Final performance for 2014:

September 13  - Snow White & the One Bat


Children's Celebration of the Arts (CCA)

Last year during this educational outreach program, now in its 24th year, professional artists visited 300 elementary school classrooms during the day to conduct workshops that inspire students to experience other world cultures as they create, paint and perform. Register by February 12, 2015 for this year's workshops April 13 to May 29. New booklet and registration coming soon - view last year's offerings:

2014 CCA Booklet (pdf)

2014 CCA Registration Form (pdf)

Registration, first-come, first-served, is by mail-in only (FAX, phone & walk-in registrations not accepted).

Vendors are invited to the Bling Holiday Boutique that benefits Barranca Vista Center and Children's Celebration activities.

For more information on "Gifts of Art," CCA workshops and the Bling Holiday Boutique (below) contact: Kathryn Dippong-Lawson, Cultural Affairs Coordinator 805.654.7552  •