The Arts are Alive in Humboldt County

“Humboldt County boasts more artists per capita than anywhere in California.” -SF Gate

Here's a quick guide to some of the cultural forums that have helped earn Humboldt County this distinction.

Art Nights happen around the county.  Galleries and businesses stay open late and feature the work of local artists. You may also find, live music, snacks, and wine.

Arts Alive Eureka: First Saturday of every month. Old Town & Downtown 6-9pm. Call 707-441-4187 for more info.

Arts! Arcata: Second Friday of every month. Start at the Arcata Plaza 4-8pm. Call 707-822-4500 for more info.

Trinidad Art Nights: Last Saturday of the month April – Sept. Downtown Trinidad 6-9pm.

North Coast Open Studios During the first two weekends of June, more than 150 Humboldt County artists will open their studio doors to share their work and inspirations with the public.

Redwood Art Association
As Humboldt County’s oldest art organization, the Redwood Art Association is a group of energetic, talented and committed artists and art supporters. Our primary activity is to create and promote three large art exhibitions each year. It is part of our vision that arts are a thriving and vibrant part of our community life.

The Ink People Center for the Arts
Coordinates over 40 programs, exhibitions, ongoing classes and events.

Humboldt Arts Council
As the central arts agency in Humboldt County and the designated State/Local Partner of the California Arts Council, the Humboldt Arts Council has the privilege of providing leadership, programs and services to enhance the presence and vitality of the arts in the community.

Arcata Playhouse
Presenting a wide array of events including live theater, music, variety arts, poetry, speakers, and films, the Arcata Playhouse is a cultural hub for the community. 

Dell'Arte is the United States' center for the development, exploration, training, creation and performance of the "Physical Theatre," providing performances throughout the year.

Ferndale Repertory Theatre
The oldest community theatre on the northwest coast. Season runs from October thru the Summer - presenting comedies, dramas and musicals.

The North Coast Repertory Theatre
Bringing fine art theatre productions of comedy, drama and musicals to the area since 1983.

Redwood Curtain Theatre
"We choose our plays with you in mind. Plays to delight and entertain you. Plays that celebrate the human spirit or illuminate the human condition beyond our own experience.”

Van Duzer Theatre
Center Arts, located on the Cal Poly Humboldt campus, is venue to world famous theatre, dance and comedy performers.

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