The latest City Arts news

National Study Released through Arts & Economic Prosperity 6(AEP6) Reveals $38 million economic impact in the City of Santa Cruz

11/10/2023 – Arts Council Santa Cruz County in partnership with City of Santa Cruz

Groundbreaking Study Reveals Economic and Social Impact of Nonprofit Arts and Culture Sector in Santa Cruz County.

'Artivism’ Spreads Across Santa Cruz Walls and Streets

12/6/2021 – GoodTimes

Arts Commissioner Bridget Lyons talks with the GoodTimes about the largest mural installation in Santa Cruz history.

Black Lives Matter Mural Planned for Santa Cruz

7/17/2020 – GoodTimes

The Santa Cruz City Council unanimously voted to issue an encroachment permit for the installation of a Black Lives Matter Mural on Center Street in front of City Hall.

Dragon for Chinatown Gate

7/17/2020 – Santa Cruz Sentinel

Working in conjunction with the river-focused Coastal Watershed Council and community members, local artists have designed a gateway arch to be placed at the newly renamed Chinatown Bridge, the pedestrian footbridge linking to San Lorenzo Park.