The Arts Council of Kern is a non-profit (501c3) organization.

Thank you for your support of the Arts Council of Kern

Your membership supports:

  • Art Walk – A monthly fine arts festival held in downtown Bakersfield
  • Art Care – An in-hospital arts patient program
  • Community grants – Local arts-building opportunities and arts education as well as funding for arts organizations throughout Kern County.
  • Arts in Correction – In partnership with the State of California, the Arts Council employs teaching artists to instruct fine arts classes in State and County         correctional facilities. 
  • Access Center Exhibitions – Each year six local visual artists get the opportunity to build their exhibition resume by producing their very own solo show, complete with media experience and a gallery show opening night.
Checks made payable to The Arts Council of Kern can be mailed to: The Arts Council of Kern, 1330 Truxtun Ave., Ste. B, Bakersfield, Ca 93301