City of Art
The Brea community takes pride in its image as a City of Art. Brea is host to the Curtis Theatre, a performing arts theatre, an Arts in Public Places outdoor sculpture collection, and the nationally-recognized Brea art gallery. By including art throughout the city, Brea has earned its reputation as one of North Orange County’s premiere cultural venues.
Art in Public Places
Brea’s Art in Public Places began in 1975, and was designed to integrate public art with private development. This nationally recognized program now includes over 160 sculptures, all in public view throughout the city. The Art in Public Places program features a wide range of mediums, styles, and approaches by local, national, and internationally renowned artists.
Brea Art Gallery
The Brea Art Gallery, located on the Plaza level of the Brea Civic & Cultural Center offers first-rate exhibits throughout the year in a variety of media. Gallery hours are:
- Monday - Tuesday
- Wednesday - Sunday
Noon - 5 p.m.
Call 714-990-7730 for current exhibit information.
The Curtis Theatre, also located in the Civic Center, is a 199-seat professional theatre offering a wide range of entertainment, including music, dance, drama, and children’s theatre, by a variety of local and visiting groups. You may contact the box office by calling 714-990-7722.