Stockton Arts Commission Current Activities

The Stockton Arts Commission serves as the arts advocacy commission for the City. The Commission is a catalyst to support and strengthen community awareness, opportunities, and involvement in arts and culture. 

Arts Awards Nominations 2018

Please visit the Arts Awards page to learn how to nominate local artists, arts organizations, and art supporters who make a significant impact to local arts.


2018 Arts Grant Program

The City of Stockton Arts Commission has made a total of $50,000 available in arts grants to support, stimulate, and strengthen the arts in Stockton. Please visit the Arts Grants Program for more information, guidelines, and application. 


Arts Commission History

The Commission was founded by Marian Jacobs and a group of local arts supporters in the mid-1970s. Today, the Commission operates within the City's Community Services Department with an arts director and a 15-member volunteer commission appointed by the Mayor and City Council. 


To learn more about the Stockton Arts Commission's function, legal authority, member qualifications, visit the City Clerk's Arts Commission page.



External Links

Stockton Arts Commission - Facebook

Stockton Arts Commission - Twitter 

This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 10/31/2017