The Arts

Vallejo Community Arts Foundation
The Vallejo Community Arts Foundation (VCAF) is the umbrella organization for the City of Vallejo arts programs. VCAF was established to raise funds for permanent art facilities and to preserve and promote the cultural heritage of the community through the re-granting of municipal funds. Projects sponsored by the Foundation include the Vallejo Symphony Orchestra, the Vallejo Music Theatre, and Rainbow Strings, a youth violin group. VCAF also operates the Fetterly Playhouse for the Arts and the Fetterly Gallery.

The Empress Theatre
The Empress Theatre is an historic and elegant mixed-use performing arts center located in downtown Vallejo. The newly renovated and restored theater is the centerpiece of an exciting renaissance of downtown art, entertainment and dining. The Empress enriches the lives of the Vallejo and North Bay communities by bringing popular entertainers and artists of national and international stature to Vallejo. The theater is also home to community productions, concerts by local & regional musicians, theatre and dance performances as well as providing a local venue in which to see independent and foreign film.

Vallejo Symphony Orchestra
The Vallejo Symphony Orchestra (VSO) is California’s second oldest symphony, performing continuously for more than 75 years. Classical performances include works by Beethoven, Rossini, Barber, Ravel, Mendelssohn and others. Additionally, the VSO performs an annual Pops concert on the 4th of July. The Vallejo Symphony is also dedicated to helping the youth of Solano County through its educational programs.
Vallejo_Choral_Society Vallejo Choral Society
For over 80 years, the Vallejo Choral Society has delighted its audiences by performing with admirable dignity and warmth, enlivening and uplifting all those who hear them sing. They perform a versatile repertoire of music that spans from classical to musical theatre and are considered one of the best choirs in Solano County.