Arts and Events

The City of Pleasanton offers a variety of performing, visual, and literary arts through its Civic Arts program, as well as a variety of community events and performances:

In addition to its art programs and events, the City of Pleasanton has a collection of public art located at various public spaces throughout the City. To see the full collection of Public Art, visit Pleasanton's Public Art Online Archive, where you will find detailed information about each piece of art and its artist. Additionally, smart phone users can download STQRY, the new location aware app that allows for a more dynamic public art experience. 

Health and Wellness Mural - Call for Artists

The City of Pleasanton is partnering with Kaiser Permanente to place an artistically designed mural at the entrance to one of their campus buildings. The mural should be painted on Medium Density Overlay panels and then later affixed to the wall. The mural should fit the KP brand and image of “Live Well, Be Well.” The mural must fit in the 200 sq. foot location. Chosen artist will receive $10,000. Click here for more information and the official application packet.

Project Paint Box

Interested in helping to beautify the City's utility boxes? The City of Pleasanton is looking for artists for the next phase of Project Paintbox. Chosen artists will receive a $750 stipend. Click here for more information and the application packet. 

IGNITE!

Join us for an electrifying evening of art meeting innovation in Downtown Pleasanton. The inaugural IGNITE! event is slated to fill the Firehouse Arts Center and surrounding streets. The evening event will feature light installations, innovative art displays, computer technology, robotics, IGNITE! talks, fire elements, entertainment, and food. For more information, including a full listing of entrainment and vendors, please visit: www.firehousearts.org/programs/ignite 


Additional information about the various arts & cultural organizations can be found on the Arts Organizations Page.