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Plein Air Art Show and Gallery

Calling all artists. Quick draw competition. Join us for some fun. Art judged, cash prizes awarded… SOCALPAPA Quick Draw and Sale Friday July 13, 2018 Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center 8:00 a.m. Check in 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Quick Draw 11:30 –...

SOCALPAPA Paints the Back Bay and OC Parks

Saturday and Sunday July 16-17, 2016 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center Southern California Plein Air Painters Association (SOCALPAPA) return to the Upper Newport Bay with several hundred original paintings from over 40 artists at this...

Special Events

Call for Proposals: Research Mini-grants As part of our commitment to science-based management of the protected tidelands and uplands associated with Newport Bay, the Newport Bay Conservancy is pleased to announce the availability of mini-grants of up to $1000 to...

Photo Credit

We would like to thank all those who have contributed such awesome photos to our website. Banner Images: Bobcats – Russ Kerr Cormorant – Jeff Storey Ospreys – DeeDee Gollwitzer Black Skimmers – Russ Kerr White Pelicans – Jeff Storey...

Exhibits and Displays

The exhibits and displays are designed to help visitors really understand the many aspects of the ecology of Upper Newport Bay. A variety of interactive formats are used to appeal to a full spectrum of audiences including young children and their parents and...