Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ACK putting our efforts into being part of the solutions for our community, our office is closed until further notice. Business is continuing off-site.

Please feel free to call or email but remember that responses might take a bit longer since we are working from home.

Stories on the Sidewalk Returns in 2021

March 13 & 14, 2021

Stories on the Sidewalk is an event created by the Arts Council of Kern that pairs local writers and actors together to tell stories from Kern County histories.  Entering its third year in 2021, Stories on the Sidewalk presents a diverse series of several stories, with people from varied backgrounds, genders, ethnicities and accomplishments.

Stories on the Sidewalk is an educational walking tour through downtown Bakersfield and takes guests on a trip through time as historical figures come to life.

All tours will observe COVID-19 health guidelines including wearing masks and social distancing.

Tickets on sale now!

Plein Air 2021 Festival Cancelled Due to COVID-19

The 2021 Plein Air Festival set for April 18-24, 2021 has been cancelled due to COVID-19.  We are pursuing alternative program options for either Fall 2021 or Spring 2022.