Art and Culture Commission Projects

The Arts and Culture Commission is busy!
Find out what we're up to and come out to support arts in Benicia.

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Events calendar

A calendar of arts and culture events and activities is available here.


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majestic theater events

  • Stay tuned for upcoming events!
image by Terry Scott

image by Terry Scott

Benicia film festival

The Arts and Culture Commissions' major fundraiser each year is the Benicia Film Festival. Come and enjoy this event helf every labor day weekend at the historic Majestic Theater downtown.


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current grantees

Find out more about our current grantees.

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Made in Benicia

This branding initiative was created to highlight locally made goods. Be part of it!


image by Terry Scott

image by Terry Scott

public art opportunities

The Arts and Culture Commission recently had a call for artists to transform the city's traffic boxes, trash cans, and benches around town in works of art.
     It's an opportunity for artists and teams of artists to create dynamic installations that reflect the identity of not only the historic downtown neighborhood, but also will be considered for all neighborhoods, parks, and schools.
     These surfaces are just in the first round of public art. Eventually the commission hopes to sponsor murals, sculptures, picnic tables, and even freeway underpasses.

Get more information on applying for a public art grant.