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2017 Performing and Visual Arts Grant

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Cultural Arts Master Plan

The Cultural Arts Master Plan was unanimously approved by the City Council on Sept. 13, 2016. The plan outlines strategies and initiatives for the City of Chula Vista to encourage cultural arts, support a creative community, and serve as a catalyst to establish a creative industry in Chula Vista.

Art on a Box

Artists Opportunities

Arts Education

  • Chula Vista Elementary School District - Contact Lauren Shelton, VAPA Coordinator
  • Sweetwater Union High School District - Contact Jeff Kover, VAPA Director
  • Southwestern College School of Arts, Communication and Social Sciences- Contact 619-482-6372

Arts News - For more information contact

Attractions & Entertainment

Creative Spotlight - For more information contact

Cultural Arts Commission

Events and Activities


Chula Vista is host to a variety of activities including HarborFest, Starlight Parade, Lemon Festival, Parade Band Review, local talent showcases and performances, exhibitions, and public and private cultural arts events. Arts, music and education programs also are offered at Chula Vista recreation centers and libraries.

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