Arts

The tour promises a variety of works in painting, photography, pottery & ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, and more.

Local Artists Welcome Visitors During Annual Open Studios Art Tour

29 San Benito County artists will open their studios April 14 and 15 for visitors during this free, family-friendly event.

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Councilman Ray Friend and Supervisor Mark Medina hand out guitars to students during summer 2017 free classes.

Free Summer Guitars/Lessons: Guitars Not Guns to Partner with Youth Alliance

Guitars Not Guns San Benito County Chapter to partner with Youth Alliance for free guitars/lessons this summer. Community Volunteers Needed.

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Inspire Performing Arts Academy's Competition Dance Team

Inspire Performing Arts Academy wins coveted Studio Sportsmanship Award

Inspire Performing Arts Academy is selected by Onstage Tournament judges for the "Backstage Studio Sportsmanship Award"

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A preview exhibition for Open Studios is on display at the Annex in downtown Hollister.

Open Studios Kick Off Party Friday, March 23 at the Annex

The San Benito County Arts Council invites the community to a celebration and preview of its Open Studios Art Tour.

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Photos provided by SBHS drama teacher Kristen Porter

San Benito High School presents "Once Upon a Mattress"

Tickets are available at the door for $9. Student and senior citizen tickets are $8 in the student payment center at SBHS, $7 for children. 

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Friends Volunteer to Improve Our Library's Welfare

The Friends of the Library is hosting their largest annual fundraising event at San Juan Oaks.

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This weekend's performance featured a diverse group of acts from participants such as (starting left) Carolina Perez, Diana E. Castillo, Mary Macias-Gonzalez, Jorge Flores, and Ray Rios

El Teatro Campesino showcases local artists and culture in "Palabra/Word"

Local show "Palabra/Word" highlights local talent through poetry, music, live theater, and more

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Paine's conference room was full as guests listened to local Mariachi Juvenil performers.

SB Arts Council launches Arts Now

With new energy, the Arts Council partners with California Alliance for the Arts to pursue a long-held dream; solidifying a place for the arts in public education

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A map of parks in San Juan Bautista. The city's Strategic Planning Committee is working on a parks masterplan.

San Juan Bautista's Strategic Planning Committee has broad task

San Juan Bautista Strategic Planning Committee develops plans for city's future.

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New Children’s Theater Camp Coming Summer 2018

San Benito Stage Company will be putting on its first summer camp this summer for students newly interested in the performing arts, as well as for more experienced youth actors

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Folklorico Juvenil

Arts Council Announces County Arts Showcase

The San Benito County Office of Education and the San Benito County Arts Council invite the community to attend its County Arts Showcase.

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Search for the perfect Valentine's Day gift in San Benito County

With Valentine's Day around the corner there is something for everyone in San Benito County including dinner theater, vintage records, and the perfect treat.

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Second place winner, Shane Wilbur. Photo courtesy San Benito Stage Company.

San Benito Stage Company celebrates the "Spirit of Theater" in 2018

San Benito Stage Company has a year ahead packed with a variety of events celebrating the spirit of theater in 2018.

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Bill's Bullpen Free Comic Book Day 2018

Every year on the first Saturday of May is Free Comic Book Day. Come celebrate May 5th, 2018 with free comic books, costumed super heroes, and great prizes at Bill's Bullpen for Free Comic Book Day 2018.

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ART110 San Benito High School Art Show

The San Benito County Arts Council presents Poetry Out Loud & Art110

The Arts Council presents two events featuring local high school students and the arts.

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Ramona Hill stands in the dance studio and performance area at Credo Studio in San Juan Bautista.

Credo Studio in San Juan Bautista celebrates its first year

Credo Studio in San Juan Bautista is a center for creativity and the arts for both youth and adults.

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After a week-long camp, students were able to perform what they learned for their families and friends. Photo courtesy of Kristy Burchard.

Final Curtain Call for Local Institution "Kids Rule"

15 years after starting Kids Rule in San Benito County, Kristy Burchard will be closing the popular summer theater camp for kids

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Artists encouraged to apply to 2018 Open Studios Art Tour

Arts Council now accepting applications for annual art tour weekend

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The mural on the outside of Johnny's Bar & Grill in Hollister.

Historic Hollister biker bar Johnny's changes hands

A new owner is taking over Johnny's Bar & Grill in Hollister, but it will still be a biker bar and popular local watering hole.

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