Produced by the City of Stockton, this event celebrates ART in its diverse forms during Stockton Arts Week. The goal of the festival is to spark collaboration and inspire new combinations of cultural and artistic traditions.
This is a FREE COMMUNITY EVENT so don't miss out on this one-of-a-kind festival.
* Stay Tuned for 2020 details! They will be updated once was have them confirmed. Check out what we had last year for a good idea of what to expect this year!
A look back at the 2019 festival...
|Experience local artists from throughout the San Joaquin Valley along with the following features.|
|Life Size Sculpture Garden|
|Free Makers Space Workshops|
|Non-Profit Information Booths|
|Artist's Alley (items available for purchase)|
|Live Art Challenge|
- Live Music by: FunkyTim and the Merlot, The Soggy Ratz, Bizarre Bizarre, Zoe Rose, Horatio Monroe
- Alicia Van de Bor (Button Making) In this workshop participants will be able to choose an image from a book or magazine, or draw their own to create a one-of-a-kind button. The personalized buttons can be used to decorate book bags, purses, and attire.
- Dayanna Knight (Watercoloring) This workshop is designed to utilize the art of informed coloring book illustration as a gateway to further curiosity and inquiry about Stockton’s past. It also allows less confident artists to participate in a group art activity. Line work scenes showing interesting buildings around Stockton are provided as are watercolor pencils and wet paint brushes.
- E. Michael Pearl (Wire Face Making) Come learn how to manipulate wire into creating a spectacular piece of art. E. Michael Pearl is an amazing artist with a unique craft for wire art. Watch as he creates three dimensional faces and learn how to make your own.
- Joy Neas (Star Lanterns), Come learn the cultural traditions of the Philippines. Decorate a bamboo star frame by gluing cellophane, ribbon, stickers, garland and assorted decorations and wiring on tissue paper tails.
- Maria Valdovinos (Folkloric Dance) Folkloric dance is a traditional Latin American dance that emphasize local folk culture with ballet characteristics such as pointed toes, exaggerated movements and highly choreographed arrangements. Maria Valdovino will be teaching you these beautiful dance moves that are so rich in culture and community.
- Carlos Casillas, Carlos Marquez, Daniel Villa, Danielle Lamb, Emily Criss, Fay Dumont, Garrett Daniells, Paula Sheil (The Write Place), Sara Lankutis, Jill Lipka, Tama Brisbane (Stockton's Poet Laureate), With Our Words, Art Expressions of San Joaquin, The Mexican Heritage Center, Marlene Arceo, UOP-Media X and more!
- Performances: The Little Manilla Foundation, Ballet Folklorico Raices Mexicanas De Maria Valdovinos, Sikh Gatka Martial Arts, Casa Brazil, and New Dance Company of San Joaquin
This event is made possible thanks to a dedicated committee of arts related organizations and individuals, the City of Stockton, the Stockton Arts Commission, and is funded in part by a grant from the California Arts Council.
2019 Collide Festival Schedule
4:00 Marketplace Workshops
4:00 Beer Garden
4:00 The Mexican Heritage Center's Community Alta
4:00 Food Trucks:
- Chase The Smell
- Tacos La Palmita
-Mariscos y Suchi Sinlaoloense
-Selina's Sno and Beverage
-Port City Burgers
4:00 Art Alley
5:30 Live Art Challenge
6:00 Public Voting
6:30 Winning Group Announcement
4:05 New Dance Company of San Joaquin
4:20 The Little Manila Foundation
4:50 Casa Brazi
5:10 The Soggy Ratz
6:00 Sikn Gatka Martial Arts
6:20 The Dirty Pillows
7:10 Folklorico Raices Mexicanas De Maria Valdovinos
7:30 Funky Tim and the Merlots
8:45 Closing/ Finale - Tama Brisbane and Kevin Pontuti
Smaller Stage* ( Food Area)
4:10 Zoe Rose
4:50 Caged Bird
5:30 Bizarre Bizarre
6:10 Juan Carlos Perez
6:50 Akeen Shomar featuring Abel
7:30 Horatio Monroe
* Note: The Schedule of Performances are approximate and are subject to change