The Arts Council for Long Beach is thrilled to bring back the highly-anticipated State of the Arts event. This evening is not just another event, but a unique fusion of live music, captivating entertainment, special guest speakers, and a dazzling awards ceremony, all under one roof.

State of the Arts is not just a celebration, but an interactive experience that celebrates Long Beach’s creativity, innovation, and community spirit. This free family-friendly event is designed to keep everyone updated on the latest happenings in the Long Beach arts world and to share the exciting prospects that lie ahead. One of the most engaging aspects of this event is the stellar lineup of guest speakers who will not only present current data but also delve into ArtsLB’s advocacy efforts, highlighting the crucial role of art in enriching our lives and shaping our communities. Moreover, the event will serve as a stage to showcase some of the finest talents Long Beach offers, celebrating the diversity and creativity that define this dynamic city.

For those seeking an extra touch of glamour, State of the Arts will feature a special VIP reception right before the main event kicks off. This VIP experience promises an evening of exclusive entertainment, offering guests a chance to mingle with industry experts, renowned artists, and community leaders in an intimate setting. Sip on exquisite cocktails, savor delicious hors d’oeuvres, and immerse yourself in conversations that inspire and enlighten.

The Arts Council for Long Beach invites you to participate in this unforgettable experience, during which the spirit of Long Beach’s artistic community shines brighter than ever.

Mark your calendars, gather your loved ones, and get ready to indulge your senses and discover local talent at State of the Arts. Whether you’re an avid art enthusiast, a supporter of local talent, or simply looking for a night of excitement and inspiration, this event promises to leave you spellbound and longing for more.

Join us as we celebrate the arts’ past, present, and future in Long Beach. In this vibrant city, creativity knows no bounds, and the possibilities are endless!