About Us

HOPE is a visual and performing arts studio based collective that partners with Adults with Intellectual Disabilities to nurture and reveal to the public the true talents of these individuals. We are a proud vendor of Regional Center, a nonprofit organization that is committed to serving disabled families. We also cater to private students upon request. Please contact us for more information regarding tuition/private pay.

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HOPE Center for the Arts provides exploration in both visual and performing arts, supports artistic learning and personal growth, and creates vocational opportunities for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities.

HOPE provides these opportunities in creative art studios, class spaces and online. Other learning opportunities provided are in academics and life skills, along with access to a variety of creative arts therapies to support the whole person. This program also promotes community participation and public awareness through exhibitions and performances given throughout the year.

HOPE Center for the Arts program provides services on a part-time and full-time basis in Irvine, CA.


HOPE Artists have been exploring, crafting and producing quality visual and performing art works for over 40 years at HOPE. HOPE is proud to be able to support this population with progressive arts studios and vocational opportunities and to additionally provide a public platform for our communities to appreciate this work and culture as well.

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