Since 1986, the Cultural Arts Office has worked to make arts and culture an integral and inspiring part of the community’s life. The Cultural Arts Office seeks to create connections among artists, cultural organizations, community groups, businesses, visitors and residents that sustain and promote a thriving, diverse, creative city.
The Cultural Arts Office oversees important arts and cultural programs in the community including:
If you love art and your community, we’ve got the perfect
opportunity for you. The city is now accepting applications for the
Arts Commission. The Arts Commission advises City Council and
Cultural Arts staff on arts and culture matters, the development of
programs and services, public art and the funding of Community
The commission will have vacancies beginning in March 2017.
Interested residents are encouraged to apply. Commission members
are appointed by the City Council. Applications are available at the
Carlsbad City Clerk’s office.
Cultural Arts Office Has Moved
The Cultural Arts Office staff has moved to the Carlsbad City Library on Dove Lane. The move is part of the library’s renovation and allows the staff to be closer to the William D. Cannon Art Gallery and Ruby G. Schulman Auditorium, home to many cultural arts programs.