Celebrate 10 Years of The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire [Dedicated]

June 10, 2016

By: Sara De Leeuw

The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire is celebrating its 10-year Anniversary with a full lineup of art exhibits, vendors, music, food trucks and more!




Since opening their doors in 2006, The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire has educated countless students in the fields of Design, Fashion, Media Arts and Culinary Arts.

Join them as they reflect and celebrate ten wonderful years in the Inland Empire this Saturday June 11, 2016. The highlight of the day begins at 6 p.m. for an “Art Affair and Community Exhibit!

During the exhibit (Which runs from 6-11 p.m.) guests can experience a wide variety of local vendors, fashion and media arts, along with being able to visit with several local non-profit organizations. With over 40 vendors scheduled, the shopping is sure to be just as amazing as the art exhibits.  Vendors include El Gallo Fino and Birdie Boutique from Norco, California, whose owner, Kia, is an alumna from The Art Institute of California - Los Angeles. Student Clubs will also be on hand to showcase interactive media and live painting!

There will be exhibits from students as well as the Riverside Art Museum, Brainstorm, San Bernardino Generation Now, Untapped Hip-Hop and Living Proof.

Guests will enjoy live music from “The Replay Band” during the Community Exhibit & Art Affair along with a live DJ after the event!

In addition to the music, exhibits and vendors, there will be five food trucks on-site, including Kona Ice of Redlands, Big Wave Grill, The Classic Taco Truck and Bacon Nation.




Other events during the day include:

10 a.m. - Media Arts and Animation Workshop - Attendance is complimentary but requires an RSVP.

6 p.m. - The Art Affair and Community Exhibit! Free to the public!

8 p.m. - The Art Institute’s Annual “Aspire” Fashion Show! Tickets are required and can be purchased HERE.

9 p.m. - Cocktails and Social Hour


This event will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 674 East Brier Dr., San Bernardino, CA 92408. Admission is free for the Art Affair, Community Exhibit and Media Arts Workshop. Advance registration required for Media Arts Workshop. Aspire Fashion Show tickets are $10 for General Admission and $35 for VIP Admission. Tickets available through eventbrite.com. The Art Affair, Community Exhibit and Media Arts Workshop begin at 6 p.m. and go until 11 p.m. Aspire Fashion Show begins at 8 p.m. and doors open at 6:30 p.m. (VIP) or 7 p.m. (General Admission). Parking is free on campus. For additional information, please visit the school website at artinstitutes.edu/inland-empire.

Full Disclosure: This article is sponsored by Art Institute, however any opinions expressed are 100% our own.