Center for the Arts
The Northern California Center for the Arts (CFTA) is a cultural and educational organization that promotes and presents the literary, visual, & performing arts for the enrichment of our community. In addition to improving the local quality of life through a rich arts scene, The Center’s visibility in outlying regions makes us a viable economic engine for the county. The Center is committed to building and maintaining Nevada County as a destination for the arts. The Center for the Arts is committed to bringing a diverse array of programming to western Nevada County, including music, dance, theater, film, visual art, comedy, youth arts education and literature. We manage and maintain a multi-use 21,000 square foot facility in downtown Grass Valley that includes a 300 seat Main Theater, two visual art galleries, classroom space, and a 90-seat black box theater. We provide marketing and production services to support local artists and arts organizations and collaborate with area non-profits to provide event services and fundraising support.