Your Community Arts & Events Center
Inspiring creativity and inclusion by connecting with the community

The Carpinteria Arts Center is supported in part by an American Rescue Plan Act grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support general operating expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Thank you to our generous Palate to Palette Sponsors: La Centra-Sumerlin Foundation, Lynda Fairly, Richard Finkley, GranVida Senior Living & Memory Care, PacWest Blooms, Greenleaf Landscapes & Tarpitz Gardening, The Santa Barbara City College Foundation, Diane Brighton, Bunnin Chevrolet, Gary & Geri Campopiano, Dream Tending & Pacifica Graduate Institute Alumni Association, E.J. Harrison & Sons, Dan Fisher, Cynthia & John Hall, Charles Lo Bue, Mission Linen, Steven & Linda Rosso, Peter & Nini Seaman, and the Surfliner Inn

Nurture and Nature Exhibit

Featuring art that provides a glimpse into the bond between nurture and nature. Join us for a reception on Sat., May 14 from 4 - 6 PM

Teen Mural Project

Registrations are open! This mural's theme: "In My Life"

Volunteer Appreciation Picnic

Join us Sunday, May 22, Noon - 1:30 PM for a celebration of our volunteers!

Arts by the Sea Summer Camp

Registrations are open! 7 weeks of visual and performing arts starting on June 20th