Ventura Arts and Culture
San Buenaventura, where life meets Arts
Arts and Culture in Ventura is as natural a fit as the sand and
sea. From the intricate baskets crafted by Chumash
mural underneath the 101 overpass, Venturans tell their
story of what its like to live, work and play here.
Ventura Art is a creative fusion of paint, sculpture, poetry, music and
more. Since the beginning of Ventura’s recorded history, Venturans have
chosen a variety of mediums to express their cultural journey.
Ventura Arts and explore
the great variety of art
Featured Ventura Artists
Downtown and the West End have become Ventura's "Soho
district", a vibrant community of artisians who create an inspiring
array of art that enriches our lives. Here's
a few spotlights
on some of these artisans. Many thanks to
Breeze, the WAV and to the writers of many of these
Thiroux and Tim Pompey.
who looks down on Ventura from
atop Grant Park today views a
mixed landscape of neighborhoods, business districts and patched
farmland alongside a never-ending Pacific Ocean. Despite this seemingly
peaceful image, life in Ventura was anything but easy for our
to get a first-hand look at life in
times in Ventura, both past and present.
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