Category: Cultural & Fine Arts

Sounds of the Season – Holiday Music Series returns to the Plaza

The festive melodies of the holiday season are set to return to the heart of Sonoma Plaza with the Holiday Music Series, presented by Music In Place and proudly sponsored by the Sonoma Tourism Improvement District. Starting December 1st and continuing throughout the month, locals and visitors alike are invited to experience the magic of … Continued

You’re Invited to the Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival Poster Exhibit!

The City of Sonoma cordially invites the public to a special public viewing of the Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival poster exhibit, currently on display at Sonoma City Council Chambers. Date: November 7th, 2023 Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Location: Sonoma City Council Chambers 177 First Street West Sonoma, CA 95476 We encourage … Continued

Nominate the 2024 Sonoma Treasure Artist of the Year!

Calling all art enthusiasts and community members of Sonoma! The Cultural and Fine Arts Commission (CFAC) is delighted to kick off the nomination process for the prestigious 2024 Sonoma Treasure Artist of the Year Award. Established in 1983, this distinguished award celebrates outstanding achievements in the performing, visual, or literary arts. But it’s not just … Continued

Sonoma’s Art Walk Returns October 5th

After a prolonged hiatus spanning several years, the beloved Sonoma Art Walk is set to return to downtown Sonoma on Thursday, October 5th, 2023. This monthly event was temporarily put on hold due to the pandemic and the ensuing shutdown in 2020. The Art Walk promises to captivate the senses, combining the charm of downtown … Continued

Celebrating Ada Limón: Sonoma’s Special Bench Dedication Ceremony

In a heartwarming ceremony that drew a crowd of community members and art enthusiasts, the City of Sonoma paid tribute to Ada Limón, the accomplished 24th Poet Laureate of the United States, through a special bench dedication event. Held on Friday, August 18, 2023, at 9:00 a.m., the event carried profound significance as the chosen … Continued

Calling All Artists! Submit Your Design for the 2023 Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival Poster Contest – Deadline August 4

The City of Sonoma and the Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers Alliance are excited to announce the return of the Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival Poster Contest! Each year, Vintage Festival posters have featured original artwork reflecting outstanding artistry and have been a favorite throughout the festival’s history. They have also provided artists with … Continued

Happy Pride Month, Sonoma!

It’s Pride Month, and here in the beautiful City of Sonoma, we are proud to celebrate and support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGTBQ+)  individuals and allies annually in June with the display of the Pride flag at City Hall, plaza banners and an official proclamation from City Council. Pride Month is a time … Continued

Grace Atkinson Receives 2023 Student Creative Artist Award

Sonoma Valley High School senior Grace Atkinson has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Student Creative Artist Award of $2000 by the City of Sonoma Cultural and Fine Arts Commission (Commission). Grace was chosen from a pool of nine impressive applicants. The Commission deliberated carefully before unanimously selecting Grace for the award, which … Continued

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