• Arts Advocacy Training at the Garcia Center next week
    Arts Advocacy Training at the Garcia Center next week March 8, 2019: 10-11:30am. We all know the arts make a difference in our lives. We all remember that one performance, painting or poem that changed our perspective or helped us through a difficult moment. But how we do talk about the arts with our assembly members, our city council members and other funders in order to advance creative opportunities locally and across our region.Let’s start with a few basics.Join Patrick Brien, Executive Director of…
    February 25, 2019
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  • "Imperfect Construct:" Photos by Steve Thomas at the Gresham Art Gallery
    "Imperfect Construct:" Photos by Steve Thomas at the Gresham Art Gallery Arts Connection's newest board member will be exhibiting a new series of photographs at the Gresham Art Gallery at San Bernardino Valley College, February 11-28, 2019. Thomas explains that "the exhibit explores human interface within various environments. However, I am exploring extreme and vertical panographic images. This type of photo absolutely challenges perception. With "Imperfect Construct," the lens is moved through space during exposure and imperfect representation space prevails. Objects are stretched or compressed or…
    January 25, 2019
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Have you heard about Arts Connection?

Arts Connection is the Arts Council of San Bernardino County, serving the entire county and surrounding areas. We are dedicated to serving artists, arts organizations and administrators, art patrons, community residents and businesses, and work in collaboration with our city, state and county partners.  

Our Purpose:

Arts Connection was created to share knowledge and resources, supporting initiatives that engage, encourage and advocate community building through the arts, and offering funding solutions for progressive projects, art groups and artists.

Our Mission:

Arts Connection is dedicated to stimulating creative and economic vitality and enriching lives throughout the communities we serve by providing support, promotion, education, and advocacy for the arts.



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The Garcia Center for the Arts
536 W. 11th Street
San Bernardino, CA 92410

Tel: 909.381.1900

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5500 University Parkway
Visual Arts Building, Rm. 308
San Bernardino, CA 92407

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