ARTS Obispo

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.

Art After Dark

Director's Cut

Ann Ream was one of many long-time residents of San Luis Obispo, but to most people she is one in a million.  What set Ann apart was her tireless support of Arts in our county and her unwavering advocacy for our artists.  Ann, herself was an art-maker as well as a dancer and a poet.  In addition, as an art champion, she chaired the Art in Public Places Committee for The County Arts Council,(ARTS Obispo) for many years and spoke eloquently from the Public Comment lectern to sway the hearts, minds and pocketbooks in support of the arts.  Many of us artists would not have the careers we do wit

Arts in Education Blog

"Art's sweet relationship with the brain and body makes a trip to the museum worth it," studies find.

"There's no doubt that art has helped shape society. We build galleries that host priceless creations from the world's best talent. People all over the world are familiar with famous paintings such as the "Mona Lisa," and everything from architecture to fashion falls within the realm of art. But beyond simply appreciating the craft and enriching our lives, can science measure the effect art has on us?

Art Walks

Friday, September 4, 2015

Meet the Open Studios Art Tour Artists

August 31, 2015

In the morning, as I walk down the seven steps into my studio, the first thing I notice is the light coming in...