|Celebrate Arts & Humanities This Month!|
|We are joining thousands of arts organizations and communities across the nation to celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month throughout October. Events and activities honor the efforts of artists and performers working to make the arts and humanities a part of everyone’s daily life. Recognizing stories that illuminate humanity and performances that entertain and enlighten, the Carlsbad City Council will proclaim October as Arts & Humanities Month at its Oct. 11th meeting.|
Kick off October With a Night of Soul
Showtime @ The Schulman – Michael Raye is Soulraye
Saturday, Oct. 1 – 7 p.m. Doors open- 7:30 p.m. Curtain
Schulman Auditorium Free
The incomparable Michael Raye performs a wonderful mix of classical and modern jazz pieces on keyboard. Raye has toured with an impressive array of artists including Daryl Hall, Michael Bolton and Gloria Gaynor. More info
Front Row Saturday Anthony Cullins: The Fallbrook Kid
Saturday, Oct. 8 – 7 p.m. Doors open- 7:30 p.m. Curtain
Schulman Auditorium Free
Described as a musical wunderkind, Anthony Cullins started his journey playing air guitar while running around his Fallbrook home at the age of four. Now at 21, he plays with the soulfulness of a blues, R&B, rock and country performer twice his age. More info
Community Arts Grants application deadline Oct. 7
Designed to encourage an enriched environment of artistic, creative and cultural activity in Carlsbad, the Community Arts Grants are available to eligible non-profit organizations, schools and individuals. New categories include emerging artists and arts organizations. Applications will be accepted online until Friday, Oct. 7, 2022 at 11:59 p.m., so act now! More info
Pop Up Art: The Chair
Saturday, Oct. 8 -11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Free, all ages
Cannon Art Gallery – Dove Library, Children’s Garden
Visit the Cannon Art Gallery exhibit, artist showcase THE CHAIR, and then join us in the Children’s Garden to redesign the object in a new, fantastical way adding your own personal flair. More info
Artists Showcase THE CHAIR
Now – Dec. 3 Cannon Art Gallery
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday: Noon – 5 p.m., and Wednesday: Noon – 7 p.m.
Free – This exhibit features 24 one-of-a-kind chairs by 16 artists showcasing the dynamic merging of form and function. More info
Pop Up Art: An Interactive Experience
Saturday, Oct. 15 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Aviara Community Park, 6435 Ambrosia Lane, Carlsbad, 92011 -Overlook, upper lot
Free, all ages -Join us for a fun-filled day at Aviara Community Park’s overlook site and learn more about artist Michael McLaughlin and his artwork, Myriad and Manzanita, and California Quail and Cone, while also creating your own sculpture. More info
Cinema Club Offers Diverse Film Excursions
Schulman Auditorium More info
Wednesday, Oct. 5
“The Vast of Night Drama” – (Mystery, Sci-Fi, 2019, PG-13, 1h 31m) 6 p.m.
Free -One night in New Mexico, in the late 1950s, a switchboard operator and radio DJ discover a strange audio frequency which could change the future forever.
Friday, Oct. 7
“Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom” (Bhutan, PG, 1h 50m) 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Free -Screened with English subtitles
A young teacher in modern Bhutan is sent to the most remote school in the world. This 2019 film from Bhutan was a finalist for the 2021 Academy Awards for best International Film.
Wednesday, Oct. 12
“Kill the Irishman” -(Biography, Crime, Drama, 2011, R, 1h 46m) 6 p.m.
Free -The true story of Danny Greene, a tough Irish thug working for mobsters in Cleveland during the 1970s.
|Arts Commission MeetingPlease join us for the next regular Arts Commission meeting on Oct. 6, 2022 at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chamber. You can view the meeting virtually here.|
|Carlsbad Friends of the Arts|
Dedicated to making the arts an integral part of the community experience. To become a member or volunteer, visit
|Carlsbad Library & Arts Foundation|
Financially supporting and enhancing Carlsbad libraries and arts facilities, programs and events.
Cultural Arts Office Carlsbad City Library complex, 1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, CA 92011 (located on second floor) 442-339-2090 main line