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Your San Luis Obispo County, California resource for the visual, literary and performing arts.

ARTS Obispo, the San Luis Obispo County Arts Council and the local partner of the California Arts Council, advances the visual, literary and performing arts through programs that promote public access to the arts, arts in educational settings, local arts planning and collaboration, and opportunities for artists and arts organizations.

Director's Cut

Where does math end and art begin? Perhaps with the ancient craft of paper folding, better known as origami. The San Luis Obispo Museum of Art presents a screening of Between the Folds, an award-winning documentary chronicling the stories of ten fine craft artists and intrepid theoretical scientists who have forged unconventional lives as modern-day paper folders.

Arts in Education Blog

What do you get when you shake together in one fabulous night –fifty talented kids, thirteen creative teachers, thirteen Board Members and too numerous to count generous members of our local community?

You get DINING WITH THE ARTS!  A fun filled evening of Fine and Performing Arts, dine with Chef Charlie, indulge in some of the area’s finest wines and a once a year opportunity to bid on unique live and silent auction items to support our local youth arts programs, and the pleasure to meet some of the artists and performers in person.

October 25th, The Berg Auditorium. 

Art Walks

Friday, September 5, 2014

Be sure to make a stop at one of Art After Dark’s newest venues, Fred and Betty’s Thrift Store, on Friday, September...

Meet the Open Studios Art Tour Artists

Layers of colorful dyes are applied onto a solution of water and cellulose that allow the dyes to float above the liquid.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Color Vibe Designs is the creation of artist Sharon Gellerman

Sharon Gellerman creates hand-marbled designs...