Advancing the Arts
Choose Your Path
We welcome everyone in the arts community.
Hearts for the ArtsFebruary 1, 2023 - 12:00 AM13th annual silent auction to support arts education, February 1-13, hosted by Artisans & agency in Downtown Santa Cruz. Bid on art and support our arts education programs that reach 20,000 local youth.
Poetry Out Loud 2023February 7, 2023 - 6:30 PMA nationwide program that encourages high school students to learn about great poetry through memorization and performance, culminating at the national finals. Students compete for awards, scholarships, and prizes. From 6:30-8:00 pm at Bookshop Santa Cruz.
Spring Grants CycleFebruary 15, 2023 - 12:00 AMEvery year, we distribute $200,000+ directly to our community’s artists and arts organizations. Our next grants cycle will be open February 15 - March 22, 2023. Find the right opportunity for you.
Stories from Across the County
Find out what’s new and what’s next for artists, art organizations, and art enthusiasts.