Grant Opportunities

The City of Boulder Office of Arts and Culture grants program has over $10,000 still available in 2018 for classroom cultural field trips.

Apply for a grant today.

About us

The City of Boulder’s Office of Arts and Culture is currently implementing Boulder’s Community Cultural Plan. Through a set of programs including cultural grants, public art, initiatives that support artists and the creative economy, and research, the office supports the community-created Vision for Culture: Together, we will craft Boulder’s social, physical, and cultural environment to include creativity as an essential ingredient for the wellbeing, prosperity, and joy of everyone in the community.

Arts Commission

Boulder Arts Commission Meeting
Wednesday, June 20
6 p.m.
Boulder Creek Meeting Room, Main Boulder Public Library

The Boulder Arts Commission and the Office of Arts and Culture have adopted the Americans for the Arts Statement on Cultural Equity and will take steps to align the work of cultural affairs to these principles:

To support a full creative life for all, we commit to championing policies and practices of cultural equity that empower a just, inclusive, equitable nation.
Read the full Statement on Cultural Equity

Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 Study

The Arts mean business in Boulder! Boulder’s nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $69.8 million in economic activity and 1,832 jobs annually according to the Americans for the Arts’ Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 national economic impact study.

Find more information and the full study here.

Public Art

NEW Creative Neighborhoods Mural Program
Join the Mural Artist Roster. Applications due May 29.
Apply to have a mural on your property. June 28 deadline.

Public Art Implementation Plan
Updates for the new year! View the 2018 Public Art Implementation Plan here.

Mural in progress by Sandra Fettingis and Lauren Napolitano. Coming soon to the Boulder Creek Path. Stay tuned for more details!