Arts and Culture in Oakland

Learn about the City’s Cultural Funding Program, which provides approximately $1 million annually in grants to support the arts; the Public Art Program, which commissions and supports public art across Oakland; professional development programs for artists and arts organizations; special events support; film production permitting; and walking tours.

Meetings

Mar 01, 2021

March 1, 2021 PAAC Meeting

March 1, 2021 Public Art Advisory Committee Meeting Pursuant to the Governor's Executive Order N-29-20, all members of the Public Art Advisory Committee and Cultural Affairs Division will join the meeting via phone/video conference and no teleconference locations are required…

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About

The Cultural Affairs Division is housed in the City’s Economic & Workforce Development Department. The division includes the City’s Cultural Funding Program, which provides approximately $1 million in grants to support the arts in Oakland; the Public Art Program, which has more than $1 million in funds currently dedicated for public art installations across Oakland and staff working on special events, film production permitting and a Walking Tours program.