Arts and Economic Summit

Visual Art Event

Welcome to NCAN!

Visual Arts

credit: Michelle Kurtis Cole

Performing Art Event

Welcome to NCAN!

Performing Arts

credit: PAW Performing Arts Workshop

NCAN Event

Welcome to NCAN!

Not just food for the soul:
food on the table.
Small investments:
huge returns.

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Upcoming Events

06 January 2018

Rhythm, Nature, and the Soul

California Center for Creative Renewal
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
07 January 2018
09 January 2018

Workshop: Exploring Marisol Escobar’s Assemblage

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
12:00 am


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  • Our outstanding TALENT in North County should list individually on this site and connect to enliven the programming available in North County by finding opportunities and listing grass root events to take advantage of the exposure available through NCAN.

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Our Vision is to invigorate the arts community, enhance quality of life, and encourage prosperity in our region.  By using the power of collective impact, we are leveraging the creative community in the North County San Diego region to maximize support for the arts.

Our mission in the North County San Diego region is to ensure that the arts are recognized as vital in the lives of its people; develop an innovative vision, plan, and collaborative effort to strengthen the arts; serve, advance, and lead in the maintenance of a diverse network of institutions, businesses, and individuals who work in the arts; maintain a directory of arts resources and organizations in the region.

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