City Arts

Developed by the City of Arcata's Recreation Division, City Arts aims to provide diverse arts programming to support and foster creativity within Arcata's community of youth, families and artists.


  • Elements of Art
  • Wednesday Workshops
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Call for Artists










6-12th graders join us for Wednesday art workshops through out the school year. Learn a variety of art techniques, meet local artists, join friends and create projects all your own. 

For details on upcoming workshops, times and fees please visit:


Arts in the Afternoon is in session starting September 8, 2014!

Mondays 2:30-5:30 & Thursdays 3:00-5:30pm  All junior high and high school students are welcome to join this after school arts drop-in program. We explore art history, art techniques, conceptual concepts, field trips, community projects and more. New projects happening every day. Registration is required for the semester but feel free to drop-in one afternoon to check it out! More info below.

Teen Room, Arcata Community Center

$40/semester for Arcata residents or $50/semester for non-residents

more info or questions or call 707-822-7091.