Ventura County Arts Council 2017 Art Stars Awards Nomination Forms Are Now Available

Ventura County Arts Council 2017 Art Stars Awards Nomination Forms Are Now Available! Attention Ventura County Arts Scene, the VC Arts Council is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Arts Stars Awards. Nominees should be persons or organizations that have made outstanding contributions and…

Dia De Los Muertos 2017 At Ventura County Arts Collective Studio

Looking to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos in Ventura in 2017? The VC Arts Council is excited to present a series of workshops and classes in celebration of the holiday. The workshops are starting August 21 and run through November 5th.  There will be…

Ventura County Arts Council Art Stars Past Awardees

“Today the Ventura County Arts Council honors individuals, businesses and organizations that have taken the extra steps toward making the Arts more accessible to their fellow citizens – whether it is through funding the Arts, providing more cultural programs, or hands on work with…

14th Annual Exhibit and Awards of the National Arts Program

Call to Artists for the 14th Annual Exhibit and Awards of the National Arts program for Ventura County! Never hide your talent!  The National Arts Program is designed to give all artists, at all skill levels, an uninhibited opportunity to exhibit their work in…

2015 ARTS STARS AWARDS Wednesday, October 21 – 5:30pm The Tower Club, 300 E Esplanade, Oxnard

The Ventura County Arts Council invites the community to join them in honoring individuals, businesses and organizations that have taken the extra steps toward making the Arts more accessible to their fellow citizens – whether it is through funding the Arts, providing more cultural…

The Arts Collective

Generously sponsored by Pacific View-Ventura A new, inviting, comfortable space where the community can engage the arts A place to: spotlight the arts  demonstrate the arts  discuss the arts Learn & teach the arts  meet artists  buy art A place to find information about…

ARTISTS IN COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP GRANTS PROGRAM

Purpose of Partnership Grants Program The Artists in Community Partnerships Grants Program has two purposes; • create jobs by empowering county artists – from all disciplines, theater, music, writing, dance, and the visual arts — to apply their project leadership, creative and problem solving skills to…

Poem of the week- Julia Young: “PIZZA”

Pizza   Come Have a slice of melted cheese that can drip into your mouth the ichor of life my crack, my drug the tomato sauce heated and moistening the bread in my bite my mouth gone like a shooting star   Nostalgic childhood…

Poem of the week- Aaron Gardner: “Dream #5”

  In my dream I am running and afraid.  I am running and afraid and running.  There is no air and I am running and breathing in the nothing and afraid. In my dream I feel breath catch and jerk in my chest and…

Poem of the Week-Gabrielle Tolentino: “The Light”

The Light   you’re eating a sandwich over the sink. the light is off. there’s a note on the door. three moons dangle in the window.   the room is washed grey. three moons dangle in the window, but neither of us is looking….