• Organization TypeInstitute
  • Founded1979

Arts Council Santa Cruz County

About Since 1979 Arts Council has fueled and supported the unique, ever-evolving Santa Cruz County arts ecosystem. They’re a private, non-profit agency made up of a staff, board, and volunteers dedicated to strengthening our Santa Cruz community through the arts. Their Mission Arts Council Santa Cruz County generates creativity, vibrancy, and connection. Their Vision A stronger Santa Cruz County, where creative expression thrives and the arts are integral to all aspects of our diverse community. What They Do They offer a variety of programs and services, including:   Open Studios Art Tour: One of the most popular annual arts events in Santa Cruz County. For nearly three decades, they’ve connected artists to the community through this flagship program.   Grants: They invest more than $200,000 annually in artists and arts organizations in Santa Cruz County.   Arts Education: The SPECTRA & Mariposa’s Art programs provide arts education in public schools to more than 18,000 students.   Workforce Development: They support and develop the creative sector through meetups, workshops, professional development grants and fiscal sponsorships. Collaborations & Initiatives: They work to strengthen their community through projects with unlikely partners, advocacy efforts, cultural tourism initiatives and more.
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  • development
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Company Offices

  • (headquarters)
  • 1070 River Street, Santa Cruz