2019

Largest Arts Support Opportunity in Carlsbad

The city of Carlsbad Cultural Arts Office works hard all year to create great cultural arts experiences for the North County community.  The most well attended, the TGIF Concerts in the Parks, celebrates 34 years this summer! Will you support our North County Arts Network partner? Want to advertise your business to the 30,000 – 40,000 audience members? […]

North Coast Symphony Operatic Odyssey

The North Coast Symphony Orchestra presents “An Operatic Odyssey” featuring soprano Katie Polit on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. at the San Dieguito United Methodist Church, 170 Calle Magdalena, Encinitas. Ms. Polit will sing much-loved arias from Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Puccini’s La Boheme, Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet and more. The orchestra will […]

Free Digital Marketing County-wide workshop May 29 at USD.

Photo Credit: © Comic-Con Museum Have you ever wondered how to get a City of San Diego grant from Economic Development Department (through both Community Development Division (CDD) and its Business Expansion, Attraction and Retention Division (BEAR), Commission for Arts and Culture ( through Funding for Arts and Culture Nonprofits)  and/or City Council Offices City Council Community Projects, Programs, […]

Health Benefits of Making Art

We are reprinting this article from one sent to us by email from Art Academy of San Diego. “Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life.”  – Pablo Picasso There are a lot of misconceptions floating around about art. Some think you have to be creating paintings or sculptures to be considered a real […]

The not-so-obscure connection between business and the arts

by Michigan Daily writer  SAMANTHA CANTIE photo credit Alec Cohen Read on online “My job is all about how do we get people to move,” Marcus Collins, the chief consumer connections officer at the advertising agency Doner Company, said. “That is, how do we leverage what we know of the behavioral sciences, the evolving media […]

STEAM event: A scientist and an artist walk into a bar….

Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar is back on March 7 with an artistic twist: Two Scientist Special Edition: A Scientists and an Artist Walk Into a Bar! For this artistic variant on our popular Two Scientists Walk into a Bar program, we invited artists to the mix. They’ll be easy to spot. Just look for the […]

Why Doctors Think Art Can Help Cure You

by Chris SHARRATT for Frieze Image detail by Damien Hirst The forthcoming World Healthcare Congress, Europe, which takes place in Manchester in March, will ‘have an arts, health and social change agenda throughout’ explains Clive Parkinson, head of Arts for Health at Manchester Metropolitan University, the UK’s longest established arts and health unit. Parkinson, who has co-programmed the […]

City Launches Art Night Encinitas

The bi-monthly art open house will bring attention to the city’s dynamic visual art scene. Encinitas, CA. Enjoy an evening of visual art on Saturday, February 23, from 6:00-9:00 p.m., as Encinitas’s civic and local art galleries swing open their doors at Art Night Encinitas. The first-time event will celebrate the city’s diverse visual art […]

Strategic Planning – 02.08.2019

  NCAN Strategic Planning Minutes Museum of Making Music   Friday, February 8th, 2019 Summary: At the Strategic Planning Retreat for 2019, the team focused on defining our audience and determining the needs of that audience. The audience was defined as Makers, Producers and Presenters of the Arts and the needs were boiled down to […]