Santa Clarita is home to a flourishing arts scene featuring public art pieces and youth arts education programs.  The City of Santa Clarita administers an arts grants program and provides information and assistance to artists and cultural organizations through the New Heights: Artist Development Workshops.  From popular musicians and classic plays to art galleries and historic tours, you will find it all in Santa Clarita.


The deadline for the City of Santa Clarita Community Services and Arts grants applications for 2016-17 has passed.  These grants offer local non-profit organizations the opportunity to support innovative and crucial programs and projects that serve residents.  The applications recommended for approval are scheduled to be presented to the City Council in January 2017.

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The City of Santa Clarita’s Arts and Events Office and Santa Clarita Arts Commission seek entries for various visual and performing arts projects throughout the year.
Please check here for opportunities to showcase your talent.

Arts Organizations

The Santa Clarita Valley is home to several nonprofit organizations that provide opportunities,
support, and professional association to artists in the area.


Here are some local, regional and national Professional Development and Advocacy Resources.

Fine Craft Show

Join us for a FREE, outdoor event featuring unique gifts and a shopping experience unlike any other!
With over 80 artists’ booths showcasing high-quality, original arts and crafts, you are sure to find the perfect gift.
Delicious food trucks and live music kick off the holiday season.
The Fine Craft Show runs every fall for two days in Old Orchard Park.


In celebration of October being National Arts and Humanities Month, the City of Santa Clarita hosts
ARTober every year, offering free arts and humanities festivities throughout the month of October in
the City of Santa Clarita.
ARTober is a full-month celebration of the Arts.

Arts Education: Youth Programs

The City of Santa Clarita is committed to increasing opportunities for students in the Santa Clarita Valley to participate in and be exposed to high quality arts experiences, while also increasing the awareness of the value the arts add to the community.