San Diego ART Matters
April 5, 2024 – San Diego ART Matters

Local Arts Advocacy Group New Name and Brand Reflects Transformation

San Diego ART Matters—the new name and brand—was unveiled at a special event at their new home, UC San Diego Park & Market. The event helped celebrate Arts, Culture, & Creativity Month, a statewide initiative spearheaded by California for the Arts.

January 30, 2024 – San Diego Regional Arts & Culture Coalition

Groundbreaking Study Shows Arts and Culture Are Indispensable to Local Economy and Vibrancy of Community

This first survey, conducted in 2022, came at complicated time, as regional arts organizations dealt with COVID-19 pandemic and before prices rose for goods and services in 2023.

January 25, 2024 – The San Diego Union-Tribune

San Diego arts nonprofits pumped nearly $1.4 billion into region’s economy in 2022

Groundbreaking study shows arts and culture are indispensable to local economy and vibrancy of community. County-wide study shows $1.4 Billion in economic activity in 2022.

July 7, 2023 – San Diego Regional Arts & Culture Coalition

County of San Diego Board of Supervisors Candidates Forum

April 26, 2023 – San Diego Regional Arts & Culture Coalition

Local Arts and Culture Community Leaders Gather to Celebrate New County Commission for Arts and Culture

Convening Timed to Help Commemorate Arts, Culture and Creativity Month.

April 23, 2023 – Modern Luxury San Diego

Taking the Lead

Thanks to Modern Luxury San Diego for featuring our fearless leader in your current issue. A great way to help kick off Arts, Culture and Creativity Month.

April 18, 2023 – The San Diego Union Tribune

Opinion: Here’s why supporting San Diego’s arts and culture organizations is a good investment

Read the Op-Ed by Bob Lehman, chair of the San Diego Regional Arts & Culture Coalition, and Victoria Hamilton, president of the California Arts Advocates.

February 18, 2023 – The San Diego Union Tribune

New director of arts advocacy group says San Diego has 'vibrant, edgy' art scene that needs continued support

Read the One-on-One with Executive Director Felicia Shaw in the San Diego Union-Tribune feature about notable local people. 

January 21, 2023 – KPBS Midday Edition

Envisioning a 'new normal' for San Diego arts and culture

A radio interview with our new Executive Director Felicia Shaw.

January 19, 2023 – San Diego Regional Arts & Culture Coalition

Local Arts Advocacy Group Hires First Executive Director

Felicia Shaw, long-time arts professional, to take the helm and set priorities.

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