Arts & Entertainment

Pacifica boasts an eclectic range of local, community art, culture and entertainment.

SANCHEZ ART CENTER

Sanchez Art Center WindowThe Sanchez Art Center has become one of the Bay Area’s finest cultural attractions and is located in the Pacifica Center for the Arts, 1.5 miles east of the Pacific Coast Highway. Exciting art exhibits change eight times a year in each of the three beautiful galleries. The art center provides exhibitions by emerging and established California artists; education and outreach programs designed to make art accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds; and affordable studio space for up to 30 Bay Area artists.


Art Guild of Pacifica

The Art Guild of Pacifica is a non-profit membership organization that has been promoting visual art in the community for over 50 years. Membership has grown to over 200 and includes a collection of painters, sculptors, photographers, printmakers and artists working in glass, ceramics and fabric, to name a few.

The Art Guild of Pacifica strives to be accessible to the public, offering very affordable membership and exhibition fees along with free admission to shows and opening receptions. Art Talks occur several times a year, allowing people a chance to listen and interact with exhibiting artists and curators.

Home base is at the Sanchez Art Center where members exhibit their artwork several times a year in the West Gallery. For more information, visit: http://www.artguildofpacifica.org

Sanchez Art Center
1220-B Linda Mar Boulevard
Pacifica, CA 94044
650-355-1894

Website: www.sanchezartcenter.org

Gallery Hours: Fri, Sat, Sun, 1 pm to 5 pm excepts opening Fridays and between exhibitions.

Getting Here:  Take Highway 1 to Pacifica and turn onto Linda Mar Blvd. Stay on Linda Mar for 1¼ miles and turn right onto the parking lot. The Pacifica Center for the Arts is on your right.

MILDRED OWEN CONCERT HALL

Mildred Owen Mural

The Mildred Owen Concert Hall, formerly known as the Sanchez Concert Hall, is the home of Pacifica Performances, featuring world-class artists in jazz, classical, blues, comedy and the spoken word. The 150-seat hall has a large stage with lighting and professional sound system, dance floor, Baldwin concert grand piano, free parking and wheelchair accessibility. Open for weekend performances.

 

Mildred Owen Concert Hall
1220A Linda Mar Boulevard
Pacifica, CA 94044
(650) 355-1882

Website: www.pacificaperformances.org

Getting Here:  Take Highway 1 to Pacifica and turn onto Linda Mar Blvd. Stay on Linda Mar for 1¼ miles and turn right onto the parking lot. The concert hall is the building with the wonderful mural.

PACIFICA SPINDRIFT PLAYERS

Spindrift Building Facade

Pacifica Spindrift Players is a non-profit, year-round performing arts theater group that provides high quality, live community theater to Pacifica and the surrounding Bay Area. Presentations include revivals of favorite plays and musicals as well as contemporary productions. The theater also houses and supports the Spindrift School of Performing Arts, offering classes and a summer camp program.

Pacifica Spindrift Players
1050 Crespi Drive
Pacifica, CA 94044
(650) 359-8002

Website: www.pacificaspindriftplayers.org

Getting Here:  Take Highway 1 to Pacifica and turn onto Crespi Drive. Stay on Crespi and just past Barcelona Dr, look for the theater sign on your left. Turn left into the lower parking lot and follow the drive-way up the hill to the theater.