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Arts Council Santa Cruz County
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Arts Council Santa Cruz County|
|Alternate Name(s):||Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County|
|Address:||1070 River St.|
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Friday, 9-5|
|Description:||Since 1979, the Arts Council has been a passionate supporter of the unique, ever-evolving Santa Cruz County arts movement. We’re a private, non-profit agency made up of a staff, board, and volunteers who are dedicated to serving the arts community.
FUNDING SOURCE: Local businesses and individuals, private foundations. County of Santa Cruz, Cities of Santa Cruz, Watsonville, Scotts Valley and Capitola, program fees-for-service.
|Mission:||To promote, connect, and invest in the arts in order to stimulate creativity and vibrancy in Santa Cruz County.
|Programs:||We 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, we’ve connected artists to the community through this flagship program.
Grants: Investing in artists and their professional development, as well as arts organizations and their creative and cultural programs.
Arts Education: The SPECTRA & Mariposa’s Art programs provide arts education in public schools, serving more than 10,000 children and teens each year.
Technical Assistance & Workforce Development: Our efforts support and develop the creative sector through Arts Council Associates, Exhibitions, Workshops, and Fiscal Sponsorships.
Collaborations & Initiatives: We help advance arts and culture county-wide through advocacy efforts, cultural tourism initiatives, the naming and promotion of a Poet Laureate and much more.
|Publications:||Website contains resources and directory.|
|Volunteer Info:||Inquire at 475-9600|
|Languages other than English:||None|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Parking & Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Not Applicable|
|Eligibility:||Open to those who share an interest|
|Areas Served:||Santa Cruz County|
|Physical Location:||Santa Cruz|
|Funding Source:||City Government|
Arts and Culture
|This record last modified January 31, 2014|