Solano County Arts Council

Welcome To Solano County Arts Council

For over 50 years, the Solano County Arts Council has been committed to provide an intercultural dialogue and create opportunities for people to thrive and to make culture and the arts accessible to everyone. 

Please join us for a series of projects, events, exhibits and workshops that offer innovative opportunities for all communities. For more information please contact us at:

SCAC Projects include,Solano County Poetry Out Loud,  Veterans Art Therapy Project & Veterans Spoken Word, International Internship Project,  Ballet Folklorico, Teatro, Mural Project Folk Arts Free theater tickets giveaway EcoArt Women,Youth and Elder Hands on Art, Pottery, Metal-smithing, Dance, Music, Summer Art Camp, and many more community projects.  



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The Solano County Art of Peace exhibit will be at the Temple Art Lofts, 707 Marin Street in Vallejo, until June 29 and will be available for private showings for classes, groups and organizations as a means of raising awareness about the impacts of gun violence among youth, young adults and the community as a whole. To book a private showing for schools and/or classes, please email

See press release on the exhibit here. 

Dates and times for the exhibit and private showings are as follows:


  • Friday, May 11th 4pm-10pm – Opening 
  • Tuesday, May 15, 10am-1pm – Private showing 
  • Thursday, May 17, 10am -1pm – Private showing
  • Saturday, May 19, 10am-1pm – Open Exhibit hours
  • Tuesday, May 22, 10am-1pm – Private showing
  • Thursday, May 24, 10am-1pm – Private showing
  • Saturday, May 26, 10am-1pm – open exhibit hours 
  • Tuesday, May 29, 10am-1pm – Private showing
  • Thursday, May 31, 10am-1pm – Private showing
  • Saturday, June 2, 10am- 1pm – Open Exhibit hours
  • Tuesday, June 5, 10am-1pm – Private showing
  • Thursday, June 7, 10am-1pm – Private showing
  • Saturday, June 9, 10am – 1pm – Open Exhibit hours
  • Tuesday, June 12,10am – 1pm – Private showing
  • Thursday, June 14, 10am – 1pm – Private showing
  • Saturday, June 16, 10am – 1pm – Open Exhibit hours
  • Tuesday, June 19, 10am – 1pm – Private showing
  • Thursday, June 21, 10am – 1pm – Private showing
  • Saturday, June 23, 10am – 1pm – Open Exhibit hours
  • Tuesday, June 26, 10am – 1pm – Private showing
  • Thursday, June 28, 10am – 1pm – Private showing



Solano County Arts Council Poetry Out Loud Champion, Austin Car


Artiszen Cultural Arts Center - 337 Georgia St. Vallejo CA. 707-649-8984

Artiszen is a community space that reflects the unique diversity and talents of Solano County and the city of Vallejo, CA, one that fosters creativity, community building and appreciation for the arts.  

Please support Artiszen. Help Artiszen continue to be an innovative force in the growing Vallejo Arts Community

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About the Arts Council

2nd Friday Art Walk

Second Friday Art Walk

See Ya at the Second Friday Art Walk 

Vallejo Art Walk needs some volunteers. If you are an artist, patron, friend, and already a part of the event we need your help. I am setting up an info booth and headquarters kiosk and we need people to watch it. This is a great way to help us keep the event moving forward. We also need people to distribute maps on art walk nights and other small tasks. Let me know here and I can add you to the private group ofvolunteers.


Bold Expressions 2018

Northern California Arts, Inc. – 63rd International Open Juried Art Exhibit.   Open to fine artists everywhere. 

NCA, Inc. located in Sacramento Area invites you to submit your original artwork, no photography, film or crafts.  Juror:  Margarita Chaplinska.  Online application deadline August 11, 2018; exhibit date:  October 2-28, 2018.  Best of show $1,000, $3,000 total cash & gift awards.  For detailed Artist’s Prospectus: & click on call to artists.  “NCA Bold Expressions 2018.”   Info:

Bold Expressions timeline

Entry deadline: Aug. 11, 2018

Submit work: Sept. 14 & 15, 2018

Reception: Oct. 13, 2018

Final art pickup: Oct. 28, 2018


Arts & Crafts Volunteer Opportunities at Solano Library


Traditional Art

Creative cooperation and harmony in traditional communities have been replaced by the wasteful competition and anxiety-driven ways of modern living. To revitalize the cultural contexts of the traditional arts in contemporary life is to return to thepath of wholeness and wisdom.

In Philippine culture, there is an underlying belief in the psychic unity of humanity. Individual existence is only apparent and relative. For we all exist within a cosmic matrix of being at the deepest center of which is a creative living principle or energic process. All human beings – and to a lesser degree even animals, plants and minerals — share this innermost sacred core: ubod ng kalooban. A paradox arises. In every person is a divine essence that seeks fulfillment in imaginative, creative endeavors. At the same time, the interdependence implied by a shared matrix of being seeks affirmation in a celebration of togetherness: pakikipagkapwaPROF. FELIPE M. DE LEON, JR. -- Local Traditional Artists,  Please contact us at  or 707-712-3321


Stephen Darden, an Officer for the City of Vallejo Ca. has worked with  award-winning dance companies Tripl3 Threat and Bliss Dance Company! 

Other artists Darden has collaborated with include:

P-Vine Recording artist Matai, as well as Ruck City, and Nia.

Through his music Darden is making positive connections between the youth and law enforcement

Find out about Stephen's CD


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Collaborative work by The ArtDivas


          Vallejo Arts Alliance            

The Arts Alliance welcomes ALL community-minded people with creative don't have to be an artist to participate in the creative evolution of Vallejo!  We welcome all to come, to communicate, to help shape our town through creative collaboration, and to join hands as we continue to build something REALLY WONDERFUL together.
  Vallejo Arts Alliance mailing address is:

Vallejo Arts Alliance301 Georgia Street, Vallejo, CA, United States  Suite 290  Vallejo, CA 94590

Las Tehuanas

 Ballet Folklorico "El Valle"                              For more info\

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