News Release

Arts Council announces expansion of arts program at HSD

Art programs will now be provided for TK through eight grade students.

Philip Ray Orabuena at an Art in the Park event in Hollister. Photo courtesy of the San Benito County Arts Council.

Art & Culture

Central Coast County arts agencies awarded $4.75 million grant

The funds are to be used to support the health, safety and resiliency of Central Coast communities through the arts.

News Release

Arts Council opens enrollment for Summer Art Camps

Different mediums are offered in the different three-day camps.

2021 Arts Express Grantee, the Hollister Downtown Association, displays an artist designed window by Michaela Graves.

Art & Culture

Arts Council accepting applications for grant program

Deadline to submit an application is June 17 at 5 p.m.

Student art showcase 2022. Photo by Leila Sadeghian.

Art & Culture

Over 2,000 art pieces displayed in 7th annual student showcase

Artwork included 3D sculptures, paper mache and portraits.

At the art gallery. Photo Carmel de Bertaut.

Art & Culture

Arts Council holds first event in new location

Over 100 guests attend ‘Small Works’ exhibit.

Farm to Table Salad Course. Photo provided by San Benito County Arts Council.

News Release

Arts Council announces Pick-Up Dinner Benefit for the Arts event

Farm-to-your table event set for Dec. 3.

Inside the Art Depot. Photo courtesy of the San Benito County Arts Council.

News Release

San Benito County Arts Council opens a new community art space

The new Art Depot, will offer indoor and outdoor learning, meeting, office and exhibition space for all things art and culture.

News Release

San Benito Arts Council launches 111 weekly art classes

Weekly classes will be held in 12 elementry schools and will serve over 2,000 students.

Adrian Avila, 8th grader at Santa Opportunity School, with his skateboard lettering project. Photo courtesy of Heidi Jumper.


San Benito Arts Council gives students the chance to express their dreams

Artists, performers and musicians work with at-promise youth through the Dreams Project program.

Ukulele student Sydney Luna poses with school instrument. Photo by Dreia Luna.

Art & Culture

Hollister third graders pluck away in ukulele program

HSD and San Benito Arts Council launch new collaboration.

Art & Culture

Local student earns honorable mention at state poetry competition

Angelo Hillstock shares his poem about the pandemic.

Left: First place winner Angelo Hillstock, SBHS, Grade 10. Top right: runner up Kayla Salazar, SBHS, Grade 10. Bottom right: second runner up Julia Magdei, SBHS, Grade 10. Photos courtesy of SBC Arts Council.

Art & Culture

Poetry Out Loud competition moves online

San Benito County high school students face off on Zoom; three move to the state contest in March.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Food / Dining

SBC Arts Council to host pick-up benefit dinner

Farm-to-your-table event will consist of food prepared by local chef Becky Herbert of Farmhouse Cafe.

Photo provided by the San Benito County Arts Council.

Art & Culture

Arts Council’s annual Farm to Table Dinner tickets on sale

Annual event to be held July 21 at Paicines Ranch.