Do you know a poet who could advance literary arts in our county?
The Ventura County Arts Council is seeking its SECOND Poet Laureate.
Click here to review the guidelines and get your nomination in by the November 30th deadline!

Nomination & Selection Process The Ventura County Arts Council is seeking nominations for the position of Ventura County Poet Laureate. The person selected will strive to advance awareness of and appreciation for literary arts and humanities within Ventura County. As both a resident and a…

Artist in the Classroom Residency

ARTISTS IN THE CLASSROOM RESIDENCY PROGRAM The Artists in the Classroom program offers eight-week residencies by Teaching Artists of unique and experienced vision. In addition to presenting exciting approaches to dance and the visual, musical, and performing arts, many of the artists also bring…

Pianos In The Street Hit Ventura County

Pianos in Public – Santa Barbara does it on State Street, and other cities around the world have placed pianos in public places for passers-bye to play to their hearts content. Google this topic to see the range of locations where pianos have been…

BECOME AN AFFLIATE OR MEMBER

MEMBERSHIP AND BENEFITS FREE REGISTRATION MEMBERSHIP FORM The VCAC is a 501c3 non-profit (Tax ID # 77-0450542) that supports itself through memberships, grants, and donations.  You can provide vital support to the organization through your annual membership and donations.  Your contributions help VCAC further…

Contributors

Become a Sponsor  Donated to our Atrium Gallery Program The Ventura County Arts Council Board of Directors is pleased to announce a generous offer of financial support from the Curator of GALLERY AT THE CROWNE. Beginning with the up-coming show, funds will be forwarded…

Poems

Poems – The Poet Laureate guides the collection and distribution of poems for the Arts Council’s poetry program. This page includes current poems from various series that were initiated by the current Poet Laureate. There is a brief explanation of each program followed by…

Arts in the Classroom

Arts in the Classroom is one of many different programs that advances the arts through education. It involves artists from various disciplines going into school classrooms throughout the County. Artist instructors are paid through funds provided by the schools, but administered by the Council….