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.

Featured Resources

Related Resources »

Topics

Related Topics »

Meetings

Oct 26, 2020

10-26-20 Cultural Affairs Commission Meeting

Pursuant to the Governor's Executive Order N-29-20, all members of the Cultural Affairs Commission and Cultural Affairs Division will join the meeting via phone/video conference and no teleconference locations are required.Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/9503279243…

Sep 29, 2020

9-29-20 Cultural Affairs Commission - Meeting (Virtual)

Cultural Affairs Commission - Regular Meeting (Virtual) - September 29, 2020 4:00 - 6:30 PM Pursuant to the Governor's Executive Order N-29-20, all members of the Cultural Affairs Commission and Cultural Affairs Division will join the meeting via phone/video conference…

Sep 14, 2020

9-14-20 PAAC Meeting

Public Art Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda for September 14, 2020 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…

All Meetings »

News

Related News »

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.