Celebrating Juneteenth in the Midst of the Black Lives Matter Movement

Juneteenth has yet to be recognized as a federal holiday, but this day is taking center stage as Black Lives Matter protests continue.

Segerstrom Center Announces 63% Staff Cuts, Joining OC Arts Organizations Struggling with Coronavirus Impact

Coronavirus pandemic forces shutdown of live events, which provide 75% of the income at Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

Panoringan: How Does A Restaurant Like Bosscat Keep Going During a Pandemic and Protests?

Bosscat Kitchen has been working to open a new location in Old Towne Orange, but plans are on hold as they navigate the complexities of a pandemic and protests.

Orange County's Best-Kept Cultural Secret? It's a Hotbed of Literary Talent

Virtual and In-Person Summer Events Pick Back Up as Orange County Slowly Re-Opens

While the majority of Orange County's arts and culture organizations and venues remain physically closed; virtual/streaming offerings are thriving, and some outdoor venues are beginning their phased re-openings. Arts Orange County is pleased to combine its recommendations for online enrichment with some good news about places you can now visit personally. ArtsOC and Voice of OC continue to urge everyone to follow the State and County's current guidelines on distancing and masking as they venture out. 


Drive-in Concert with Sean Oliu

On the heels of their wildly-successful Drive-in movie screening, the Muckenthaler now invites you to enjoy a live concert by Sean Oliu and the Coastline Cowboys from the comforts and safety of your car.  DETAILS »


Discovery Cube O.C.

Orange County's beloved space for kids to explore and get hands-on with their learning can now be visited with advance ticketing and reduced capacity.   DETAILS »


Fullerton Museum Center

You can now take a virtual field-trip to the Fullerton Museum Center from home, or drop by to pick up family art kits!  DETAILS »


Virtual Talk: Walt's Great Adventures with Becky Cline

Disney fans of any age can enjoy this special presentation on the real-life travels of Walt Disney and how they inspired the stories he told and the creation of Disneyland  DETAILS »


Art Help For Heroes

Gallery Dana Bay is bringing together twenty artists to create original works for auction, with all the funds benefiting emergency responders and healthcare workers. Works can be viewed and bids made online, and gallery viewings of the whole exhibition are now available by appointment  DETAILS »

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