Three-Tier Development Process Adopted – Adopted a three-tier process of developing arts grants and public arts projects, utilizing outside peer panels. (Recommendation 4.1)
Creative Connection Launched – Create a program of temporary public art.
Arts Confab – First Arts Confab held in conjunction with the Thursdays@Newhall Arts Walk.
Amphitheater Feasibility Study – Completed an Amphitheater Feasibility Study. (Recommendation 5.1)
Arts Education Collaborative Established – Arts Commission established the Arts Education Collaborative. (Recommendation 3.1)
Marketing Consultant Funding Approved – Funding was approved to hire a marketing consultant to develop a comprehensive arts marketing program. (Recommendation 9.1)
Cycling Bear Installed – The public art piece, Cycling Bear by Frank Rock, was installed on Bike to Work week located on the Chuck Pontus Commuter Trail.
Support Begins for Newhall Family Theatre – The City of Santa Clarita entered into an agreement to support the operation of the Newhall Family Theatre for the Performing Arts. (Recommendation 2.1)
Arts Consultant Hired – Hired an “on-call” artist, Arts Consultant, to work with City departments and the Arts Commission to suggest aesthetic enhancements for public improvements. (Recommendation 1.5)
Grant Received – The City of Santa Clarita was awarded $90,000 in Arts Grants.
Amphitheater Feasibility Study – Funding was approved for an Amphitheatre Feasibility Study. (Recommendation 5.1)
The Main – The City of Santa Clarita begins managing The MAIN.
Arts Grants – The City of Santa Clarita awarded $90,000 in Arts Grants.
ARTober – The City of Santa Clarita produces first annual ARTober program.
SantaClaritaArts.com – Launched SantaClaritaArts.com.
Arts Grants – Created a new capacity building category for arts grants. (Recommendation 6.2)
Arts Commission Work Plan – 2016-17 Arts Commission Work Plan (Recommendation 4.2) and Public Art Planning and Selection Process (Recommendation 1.1) adopted by City Council.
Cultural Equity and Inclusion Initiative – Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee partnered with LA County Arts Commission to host a Cultural Equity and Inclusion Initiative Town Hall.
Arts Grants Budget – The City of Santa Clarita Council increased the arts grants budget. (Recommendation 6.1)
Diversity and Inclusion – Arts Commission established the Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee. (Recommendation 10.1)
Arts Master Plan – The City of Santa Clarita City Council adopted the Arts Master Plan on March 9, 2016.
Youth Arts Showcase – The City of Santa Clarita produced the First Annual Youth Arts Showcase.