Stockton Arts Week | October 11-20, 2019 | Visit Stockton, California

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Stockton Arts Week

Stocked Full of Arts for 10 Days! October 11-20, 2019.

Celebrating the Arts and Culture in Stockton, California

**REGISTER AS PART OF STOCKTON ARTS WEEK HERE.**

Stockton Arts Week 2019 Events are listed below by venue and participating organization. New events added daily!

Events by day: Friday 10/11; Saturday 10/12; Sunday 10/13; Monday 10/14; Tuesday 10/15; Wednesday 10/16; Thursday 10/17; Friday 10/18; Saturday 10/19; Sunday 10/20

**Be sure to catch The Collide Festival on October 19 at Weber Point. This special event is coordinated by the City of Stockton and the Stockton Arts Commission and is funded in part by a grant from the California Arts Commission.**

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ALEX SUELTO

  • Sketchy Beefs Zine Release Party - Alex is releasing his 2nd art zine with a collection of ink drawings over the past few years. This is a free event for all ages. Come enjoy the creativity, art, culture and entertainment.

ART EXPRESSIONS OF SAN JOAQUIN

ARTHUR MURRAY DANCE STUDIO

  • Ballroom Dance Class - Whether you dance for fun or competitively join Arthur Murray Dance studio for a fun night of swing lessons to celebrate Stockton Arts Week!
  • Disco Dance Night - Join for a FREE Disco Dance Night on Tuesday, October 15th and learn the Hustle to celebrate Stockton Arts Week!

ARNOLD RUE COMMUNITY CENTER

  • Collide Button Making Workshop: as a part of Collide Festival Alicia Van De Bor will be having a button making workshop. This is a fun activity for all ages! (October 15th)
  • Collide Button Making Workshop: as a part of Collide Festival Alicia Van De Bor will be having a button making workshop. This is a fun activity for all ages! (October 16th)
  • Collide Wire Face Making Workshop- Join E. Michael Pearl during his amazing wire face making work shop. This event is a part of The City of Stockton's Collide Community Center Workshops and is free to the public.
  • Collide Printmaking Workshop - Alicia Van De Bor is hosting this workshop as a part of the Collide Community Workshops. Participants will learn how to create prints that showcase their creativity.
  • Collide Star Lanterns Workshop: Joy Neas will be hosting this workshop to show participants how to make and decorate a star lantern!

ARTSPLASH

  • ArtSplash - Celebrate the city’s artists, galleries, and arts venues, where they open their doors to Stockton’s thriving art culture. This event is a free, self-guided tour that combines astounding visual & live art, engaging events and more.

ASPIRE APEX ACADEMY

  • Apex Academy's Art Festival Fundraiser - Help raise funds for Apex Academy's Arts program while having fun being creative! Come to play, learn a new technique, get your face painted, or even just get dinner.

AUTRY SAMS

  • Playwright Ayesj - Check out a live music, arts and visual performance by Autry Sams.

BOB HOPE THEATRE

  • Beetlejuice - Friends of the Fox present the classic film "Beetlejuice" as part of their Classic Movies Series!

CAL WEBER 40 BUILDING

  • Sketchy Beefs Zine Release Party - Alex is releasing his 2nd art zine with a collection of ink drawings over the past few years. This is a free event for all ages. Come enjoy the creativity, art, culture and entertainment.

CAST IRON TRADING CO.

  • Mondo Live - Local favorite and hometown country artist, Mondo, will be performing a live acoustic musical performance at Cast Iron Trading Co. Friday, October 18 from 7-10pm.

CITY OF STOCKTON

  • Collide Finale at Weber Point - In collaboration with The City of Stockton, this finale festival wraps up Stockton Arts Week with: artist workshops, food trucks, artist alley, live art challenge, live music, cultural performances and much more!

CORT TOWER

  • ArtSplash - Celebrate the city’s artists, galleries, and arts venues, where they open their doors to Stockton’s thriving art culture. This event is a free, self-guided tour that combines astounding visual & live art, engaging events and more.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

  • Legendary Expressions Art Show - A multi-genre view of legends through art. Art show will be on exhibit at the County Administration Building September 3, 2019 through November 1, 2019. Come check it out!
  • ArtSplash - Celebrate the city’s artists, galleries, and arts venues, where they open their doors to Stockton’s thriving art culture. This event is a free, self-guided tour that combines astounding visual & live art, engaging events and more.

DELIBERATION ROOM

  • Live Body Painting - Don’t miss your chance to experience a live body painting and watch as Paulina Mendez transform her model into living, breathing works of art.

FILIPINO AMERICAN NATIONAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY

  • ArtSplash - Celebrate the city’s artists, galleries, and arts venues, where they open their doors to Stockton’s thriving art culture. This event is a free, self-guided tour that combines astounding visual & live art, engaging events and more.

FRECKLED MOON

  • ArtSplash - Celebrate the city’s artists, galleries, and arts venues, where they open their doors to Stockton’s thriving art culture. This event is a free, self-guided tour that combines astounding visual & live art, engaging events and more.

FRIENDS OF THE FOX

  • Beetlejuice - Friends of the Fox present the classic film "Beetlejuice" as part of their Classic Movies Series!

GOODSTOCK PRODUCTIONS

  • What's Good? - celebrating Stockton Arts Week, Goodstock Productions, is hosting a workshop for creative entrepreneurs of all types! They will learn free and easy ways to elevate their brand and business.

HAGGIN MUSEUM

  • Rock 'n' Roll and Fast Cars - Celebrate the opening of Rock ’n’ Roll and Fast Cars at the Haggin Museum. View photographs of iconic musicians of the Pop and New Wave eras, coupled with images of fast automobiles as you enjoy a complimentary glass of wine!
  • Museum Murder Mystery - Follow clues throughout the galleries to solve a mystery at the Haggin Museum. Bring your family, come on your own, or find a team to work together. Solve the mystery to have a chance to win prizes.
  • Cast a Light - As the evenings cool and darkness falls, don’t be afraid of what goes bump in the night. Decorate an autumn votive to bring light to all the spooks and frights.

HATCH WORKSHOP

  • Carve Pumpkins and Paint Gourds - Come celebrate Stockton Arts Week and get in the Halloween spirit with HATCH Workshop! We will be hosting a community pumpkin carving and gourd painting event from 4-7pm.

HILTON STOCKTON

MARTIN LUTHER KING PLAZA

  • Stocklandia - This event will be hosting a Family Food Cart Pop Up Festival we will feature 10-15 food trucks, 10 + vendors booths (i.e non profits, merchandise and nutrition booths), Children's craft tables, Jumpers, Face-painting and a DJ as well as visits from the Ports and the Kings mascots.

MILE WINE COMPANY

  • Unknowns - Enjoy an evening of live musical entertainment & an array of work from local artists! The theme for the artists will be 'Remembrance' and is to be interpreted however they wish to express this word.

MONDO

  • Mondo Live - Local favorite and hometown country artist, Mondo, will be performing a live acoustic musical performance at Cast Iron Trading Co. Friday, October 18 from 7-10pm.

PAULINA - ARTISTA

  • Live Body Painting - Don’t miss your chance to experience a live body painting and watch as Paulina Mendez transform her model into living, breathing works of art.

RTD

  • Art & RTD - In honor of Stockton Arts Week RTD is extending the Downtown Transit Center (DTC) lobby gallery hours to 7:00 p.m., and will feature the work of local artists.
  • ArtSplash - Celebrate the city’s artists, galleries, and arts venues, where they open their doors to Stockton’s thriving art culture. This event is a free, self-guided tour that combines astounding visual & live art, engaging events and more.

SEIFERT COMMUNITY CENTER

  • Collide Wire Face - Join E. Michael Pearl during his amazing wire face making work shop. This event is a part of The City of Stockton's Collide Community Center Workshops and is free to the public.

SHADES OF COLOR PAINT

  • Adult Paint Night - It's time to creative and mix colors! Splash things up and change your color scheme. Option to BYOB- Grab your friends for a drink or two and a painting session!!

STOCKLANDIA

  • Stocklandia - This event will be hosting a Family Food Cart Pop Up Festival we will feature 10-15 food trucks, 10 + vendors booths (i.e non profits, merchandise and nutrition booths), Children's craft tables, Jumpers, Face-painting and a DJ as well as visits from the Ports and the Kings mascots.

STOCKMARKET

  • Stockmarket - Back for the 5th year is an outdoor curated marketplace featuring the Central Valley’s best makers, vintage, music, and street food.

STOCKTON ARTS COMMISSION

  • Collide Finale at Weber Point - In collaboration with The City of Stockton and Goodstock Productions, this finale festival wraps up Stockton Arts Week with: artist workshops, food trucks, artist alley, live art challenge, live music, cultural performances and much more!

STOCKTON CHORALE

  • A Touch of Blue - Join the Stockton Chorale for an evening of blues and jazz, featuring a performance of Will Todd's energetic and unforgettable “Mass in Blue”. Short sets by the Master Chorale and the Stockton Youth Chorale will add to the enjoyment!

STOCKTON CIVIC THEATRE

  • Sneak Peek of MATILDA rehearsal - In celebration of Stockton Arts Week, Stockton Civic Theatre will open its rehearsal for a short 30-minute sneak peek with the performers of the crowd-pleasing musical MATLIDA.
  • Young at Heart: Concert Gala - The event will celebrate and promote youth theatre education and will feature alumni from Stockton Civic Theatre’s Junior Program. You’ll hear how these artists have used the education started with the Junior Program as a catalyst for their artistic endeavors.

STRIBLEY COMMUNITY CENTER

  • Collide Printmaking Workshop - Alicia Van De Bor is hosting this workshop as a part of the Collide Community Workshops. Participants will learn how to create prints that showcase their creativity.
  • Collide Watercolor Workshop - Join Dr. Dayanna Knight in this creative workshop to get the chance to color in some of Stockton's most interesting buildings!
  • Collide Watercolor Workshop - Join Dr. Dayanna Knight in this creative workshop to get the chance to color in some of Stockton's most interesting buildings!
  • Collide Folkloric Dance Workshop - Maria Valdovino will be teaching the beautiful intricacies of Latin American dance.

UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC

  • The Pacific Art Club - An on-campus club at the Stockton campus, is hosting their 2nd annual Art Walk in celebration of Stockton Arts Week 2019. Join us for their reception of the walk, which is free and open to all!
  • Pacific Art Walk Reception - The Pacific Art Club, an on-campus club at the Stockton campus, is hosting their 2nd annual Art Walk in celebration of Stockton Arts Week 2019. Join us for the reception of the walk, which is free and open to all!

VAN BUSKIRK COMMUNITY CENTER

WEBER POINT EVENTS CENTER

  • Collide Finale at Weber Point - In collaboration with The City of Stockton, this finale festival wraps up Stockton Arts Week with: artist workshops, food trucks, artist alley, live art challenge, live music, cultural performances and much more!

Taking place in October, Stockton Arts Week (SAW) is the most exciting arts and culture event in Stockton, California. Established in 2016, it is a week-long celebration of the diversity and wealth of creative talent Stockton has to offer. This citywide event highlights the vibrant art and culture scene in Stockton by planning creative arts related events, such as: art walks, exhibitions, paint nights, demonstrations, performances, workshops, and much more! Stockton Arts Week is not an organization; rather, it is a 10-day celebration created to promote the rich arts and culture in Stockton.

Who:
Visit Stockton, local venues, artists and arts organizations throughout Stockton. There will be no charge to participate in Stockton Arts Week. Our goal is to integrate many disciplines and cultures, and encourage partnerships between groups.

What:
Stockton Arts Week is a celebration of our community’s diverse arts and cultural offerings. This citywide event highlights the vibrant art and culture Stockton has to offer by planning creative arts related events, such as: art walks, exhibitions, paint nights, demonstrations, performances, workshops, and much more! Stockton Arts Week is not an organization; rather, it is a 10-day celebration created to promote the rich arts and culture in Stockton.

When:
A 10-day (Friday through following Sunday – two weekends) event from October 11-20, 2019.

Why:
To share with the Stockton residents the vast amount of working artists, arts organizations and arts venues in the city and to give our locals an opportunity to learn, participate and enjoy a variety of new arts experiences.

Are you an artist or venue interested in participating? Everyone is welcome! It’s up to each individual and/or arts organization to schedule and produce their own event between October 11-20, 2019. Scroll to the top of this page and register, or call 209.938.1555.

Check out some videos from years past. We have continued to grow and expand...

Goodstock’s Collide at Dean Decarli Waterfront Square.


The 1850 Collective’s Creepshow on BellaVista’s Terrace.

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