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December 14 & 21, 2-5pm. –  Claudia Sanchez Exhibit

See Claudia’s new show, Progressions- a Retrospective at Backstreet Gallery & Studio I on Art Alley in the SOFA district.  Backstreet Gallery, South of A Street District.


Sat., Dec. 14, 12-3pm – HOLIDAY FAMILY DAY at the Sonoma County Museum

Come to our annual holiday Family Day and enjoy fun, festivities, themed crafts and live music for the whole family! Meet Father Christmas and enjoy festive holiday music provided by Sonoma Strings.

Take advantage of the Museum Shop Sale! 10% off on all merchandise. Museum members receive 20% off. Children 12 and under are free!  Sonoma County Museum, 425 7th Street


Sun., Dec. 15, 6-8pm – Santa Rosa Plaza Pet Photos with Santa

Bring your pets on December 15 to get its photos taken with Santa!




You can help shape the future of public art in Santa Rosa by answering a brief survey. The survey is available online and it should take you only ten to fifteen minutes to complete. Your responses will help us to better understand your thoughts on public art, where public art would have a strong impact in the city, and how projects can create a sense of community, pride and engagement. Click here for more information: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1464280/Santa-Rosa-Public-Art-Survey



The City’s Art in Public Places Committee (APPC) is seeking applicants to fill two at-large vacancies. The APPC oversees the public art program, which delivers a broad range of public art and cultural projects and activities throughout Santa Rosa and within the Santa Rosa Arts District. In addition, the committee develops policies and goals for the selection, placement and maintenance of public artwork and implementation of cultural programs.

The purpose of the City’s public art programs is to enrich the community by integrating a wide range of art into public spaces, recognizing that art in a public setting is vital to a livable community and a wealth of public art projects and cultural programs in the public realm contributes to economic development.

Committee membership includes one member from each of the following City of Santa Rosa Boards or Commissions: Planning Commission, Design Review Board, Board of Community Services, Cultural Heritage Board; up to two members of the Santa Rosa City Council; and up to four members of the general public.

The Art in Public Places Committee meets on the 1st Monday of each month at 3:30pm at the Steele Lane Community Center, 415 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa, unless otherwise noted.

Applications are available online at www.srcity.org/arts, or in person at the Steele Lane Community Center, 415 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa. To request an application be mailed to you, please call (707) 543-4512.  Deadline to submit application is 5:00pm on December 16, 2012.