George V. Deneff Gallery
The George V. Deneff Gallery at Able ARTS Work exists to showcase the creative work of resident artists through quarterly exhibits and sales of artwork to private and corporate collections. This gallery is dedicated to fostering and promoting the work of artists with disabilities where artists earn a 50% commission on the sale of their work. These exhibits are in partnership with the day programs and the exhibits department as well as guest curators.
Virtual exhibits are available for viewing.
ARTifact Forum & Gallery is a creative arts exhibition and learning space. This space serves as a public gallery space to showcase art, performance and installation work, where the exchange of ideas and experiences are encouraged. ARTifact also hosts creative arts workshops and offers vocational training opportunities in the arts for individuals with and without disabilities. Workshops are open to all members of the local community for a small materials fee.
Artifact is home of the annual Community Showcase, a highly celebrated community event that brings together and celebrate artists with and without disabilities from Southern California. In 2020, this showcase was presented though as a virtual event. Check it out here.
2nd & PCH Gallery
Able ARTS Work invites you to the new Able ARTS Work Gallery located at 2nd & PCH in Long Beach, CA. Our new gallery will feature artwork and handmade items designed by current and past resident artists and musicians of Able ARTS Work. Thank you to our generous friends at CentraCal, 2nd and PCH who donated this space to us and believe in our mission and the value of the arts!
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday: 11am - 5pm
6480 East Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 150 ( ocean side)
Long Beach, CA 90803
This partnership is in the spirit of social inclusion, entrepreneurship and enterprise.
Social inclusion for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Social entrepreneurship describes pioneering individuals who generate innovations that benefit humanity and create a business model of positive impact
Social enterprise, defined as any non-profit, for-profit or hybrid corporate form that utilizes market-based strategies to advance a social mission and values
Through this collaborative effort, together we are able to join forces and resources to provide a creative space for our artists with disabilities to show their artistic creations and have a place in the community to be gainfully employed. We are grateful for our social enterprise community partnerships as they have broadened the opportunities for quality of life not only for our artists, but also an opportunity for awareness and advocacy that supports learning and personal growth strengthening and benefitting everyone in the community.
Friendly reminder that social distancing and face coverings or masks are required for the protection of our staff and other guests.
Art is a universal language that helps us to connect to one another. through community exhibitions , the greater community to have opportunitites to met and learn from our clients and resident artist. Able ARRTS Work is committed and dedicated to providing the tools and opportunities to our resident artist to pursue a career in art. Our community exhibitions department works to push the fine work into the community by researching and submitting resident artist artwork to exhibits.
This exhibitions department works to host community exhibits with partnering galleries and public spaces in order to showcases artists with and without disabilities. These exhibits often act as both as an act of community integration but as incredible viewing experience.