Established in 1930, Long Beach Arts, Inc. has had as its mission to advance the fine arts and allied arts of the City of Long Beach California. A variety of artists, local and international, have exhibited at the gallery, attracting both the emerging artist and the seasoned professional. Activities include several jurored exhibitions throughout the year, including an annual membership show. LBA has a history of attracting some of the most respected and well known jurors, such as George Herms and faculty from Los Angeles Art Institutions. In addition, other programming is constantly developed which supports and strengthens the local art community such as classes on drawing, sketching, painting, quilting and a variety of other artistic skill sets. Long Beach Arts is committed through its efforts to its vision of a thriving, innovative, and inclusive artist community.