The ACK produces several events and programs to provide the community access to the arts.
A monthly public arts event in downtown Bakersfield highlighting the best up-and-coming artists of Kern County.
Each spring, some of the best painters from the western United States capture the Kern County landscape on canvas in this unique competition.
MCFARLAND ART FESTIVAL
With NEA support, the ACK will produce a one-day multidisciplinary arts festival, a first of its kind, in McFarland, California
Arts in Healthcare- is a partnership between the Arts Council of Kern and San Joaquin Community Hospital, providing the musical and visual arts to patients, their caregivers, and families during their stay at the hospital. This program engages patients, their families, and hospital staff in the creative healing process.