Trinidad Museum

Features photos of the whaling and logging history of the area, a native plant garden, marine shells and Yurok artifacts. Address: 400 Janis Court at Patrick’s Point Drive, Trinidad (google maps) More Info: 707-677-3883...

Willow Creek-China Flat Museum

Features logging, mining and farming history of the region, Native American information, and a Bigfoot display area. Address: Hwys 299 and 96, Willow Creek (google maps) More Info: 530-629-2653

Hwy 299 and Hwy 96

The tiny former logging town of Blue Lake rests near the banks of the Mad River off Hwy 299. Blue Lake is home to a surprising number of artists, musicians, writers and actors. At the center of its art community is Dell’Arte International, a world-famous school of...

Northern Humboldt County

McKinleyville, Westhaven, Trinidad The ocean and waterways influence the beauty of northern Humboldt County. McKinleyville is a beautiful, growing community bordered by the rugged Pacific Coast, nestled between the Mad and Little Rivers, and filled with streams and...


The residents of the second largest city in Humboldt County fully appreciate the quality of life this college town offers. Arcata has it all—fresh roasted organic coffees, historic architecture, a Saturday Farmers’ Market on the town square, cooperative galleries and...


Eureka is at the heart of our beautiful artists’ community on the North Coast. With Humboldt County boasting more artists per capita than anywhere in California, the region is home to writers, visual artists, musicians, actors, dancers and filmmakers. Many have...

Eel River Valley

Scotia, Rio Dell, Fortuna, Ferndale, Loleta The small towns of the Eel River Valley provide first-class theater and music, antique and collectibles shops, arts cooperatives, charming accommodations, restaurants and an abundance of local festivals. The Kinetic...

Southern Humboldt and Avenue of the Giants

Benbow, Garberville, Redway, Phillipsville, Miranda Myers Flat, Weott, Redcrest, Pepperwood The arts along the famed Avenue of the Giants (Old Hwy 101) are thriving. The majestic towering Redwoods and winding Eel River make for stunning views, perfect for creative...

Meridian Fine Art

Specializing in creative, collaborative printing services for publishing limited edition reproductions, original prints and photography. For years, service has focused on the discerning needs of fine artists and photographers. More Info: 707-826-7184...

No Limits Tap & Jazz

Emphasizing technical perfection and fun in a positive environment. Tap, Jazz/Hip Hop and DanceFit, an exercise class for adults. Address: 1093 10th St., Arcata (google map) More Info: 707-825-0922

Redwood Raks World Dance Studio

Classes, performance / event space. Address: Old Creamery Building, 824 L St., Arcata (google map) More Info: 707-616-6876

Upstairs Art Gallery

Fine art gallery featuring Humboldt County art and photography. Address: Inside Umpqua Bank, 1063 G St., Arcata (google map) More Info: 707-362-6536

Ya Habibi Dance Company

Middle Eastern Dance group directed by Shoshanna. Address: P.O. Box 1086, Arcata More Info: 707-616-6876

Humboldt Area Foundation

Grant opportunities available Sept. 1 and due Nov. 1 of every year. More than $40,000 granted out every fall to the Arts community of the North Coast. Address: 363 Indianola Rd., Bayside (google map) More Info: 707-442-2993...

The Upper Studio

Pre-professional program. Offering classes in Ballet and Modern for ages 3 and up. Address: 2212 Jacoby Creek Rd., Bayside (google map) More Info: 360-791-4817

Fire Arts Center

Fire Arts Gallery open daily. Offers studio membership and classes in ceramics and fused glass, including wheelthrowing, handbuilding, tile making, sculpting, and children’s ceramic classes. Address: 520 South G St., Arcata (google map) More Info: 707-826-1445...

Humboldt Capoeira Academy

Brazilian Martial Arts and Dance, in association with the Brazilian Cultural Arts Center and The Ink People. Children & adults. Address: Old Creamery Building, 824 L St., Arcata (google map) More Info: 707-498-6155...

Humboldt Folk Dancers

Weekly international folk dancing instruction and request dancing at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, and monthly dance parties with live music, first Fridays at Redwood Raks World Dance Studio. Friday events at different locations, call or visit website. More Info:...

Humboldt Folklife Society

Promotes traditional music and dance; bimonthly newsletter. See website for performances. Address: P.O. Box 1061, Arcata More Info: 707-822-5394

Humboldt Light Opera Co.

More than 100 major productions produced since 1973. Company program, HLO/KidCo, for youth musical theater presentation. Address: 1482 Buttermilk Ln., Arcata (google map) More Info: 707-445-4310

Humboldt Music Academy

Music instruction and performance ensembles for students 2 to 18. Address: Humboldt State University, 1 Harpst St., Arcata (google map) More Info: 707-826-3411

Humboldt State University

Produces over 90 concerts each year. Address: 1 Harpst St., Arcata (google map) More Info: Art Dept. 707-826-3624 Theatre Dept. 707-826-3566 Music Dept. 707-826-3531 Concert line 707-826-5436 Also at HSU: > Reese Bullen Gallery 826-5814 The heart of...

KHSU – Diverse Public Radio

Stations: 90.5 FM Arcata 91.9 FM Cresc. City-Brookings 90.1 KHSF Ferndale-Fortuna 89.9 KHSG Garberville 99.7 Willow Creek Mix of local and national news, information, music programming. Address: Humboldt State University, 1 Harpst St., Arcata (google map) More Info:...

Ferndale Museum

Displays Victorian life with typical living settings, dairy and agricultural equipment, blacksmith area, antique machine shop items, local photos and an operating seismograph. Address: Shaw & Third Streets, Ferndale (google maps) More Info: 707-786-4466...

Discovery Museum, Eureka

Hands-on children’s museum with art, science, ocean, and health exhibits. Please call for events available for children’s parties. Address: 501 Third St., Eureka (google maps) More Info: 707-443-9694...

Dell’Arte International

The North American center for theatre training and performance of original theatre. Offers performances year-round and presents the annual Mad River Festival each summer. Address: 131 H St., Blue Lake, CA (google map) More Info: 707-668-5663...

Hoopa Tribal Museum

A non-profit entity of the Hoopa Valley Tribe created to preserve, and to share, the rich culture and history of the native people of Northern California. Address: P.O. Box 1348, Hoopa More Info: 530-625-4110 Website

Studio 299 Center for the Arts

Studio 299 is devoted to the promotion and development of the arts in the Klamath and Trinity communities of Northern California. Address: P.O. Box 32, Willow Creek More Info: 530-629-3488

Trinity Arts Council

A non-profit corporation with the mission to advance Trinity County through the arts and creativity. Address: 509 Main St., Weaverville (google map) More Info: 530-623-2760

Highland Art Center

In cooperation with the Snyder Highland Foundation, HAC presents a new show of local and regional art each month throughout the year in their galleries. Address: 691 Main St., Weaverville (google map) More Info:

Clarke Historical Museum, Eureka

Permanent and rotating collections of Humboldt County history, including Native American baskets and artifacts. Address: 240 E St., Eureka (google maps) More Info: 707-443-1947

Humboldt Botanical Gardens Foundation

Providing educational opportunities for the communityas it works to create the Humboldt Botanical Gardens. Address: 2436 Sixth St., Eureka (google maps) More Info: 707-442-5139 Open Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and weekdays by appointments....

Humboldt Docent Council

Organization of volunteers sharing the love of art in schools, and the Morris Graves Museum of Art. Address: 636 F St., Eureka (google maps) More Info: 707-442-0278 ext. 204

Instantaneous Theater Company

After-school drama program involves kids from 11 to 18 years old in every aspect of live theater. Each 10-weed session culminates in a performance of a musical play. More Info: 707-616-4424

North Coast Casting

Casting company formed in response to the growing film and television industry in the area. Purpose is to cast local talent for production companies filming in Northern California. Address: 426 F St., Eureka (google maps) More Info: 707-442-0952...

North Coast Dance

Offers Ballet Kinder through Adult, Pointe, Men’s, Pas De Deux, Middle Eastern Dance, Ballrom, Hula and several other disciplines. Address: 426 F St., Eureka (google maps) More Info: 707-442-7779

North Coast Repertory Theatre

Professional quality live theatre presenting classic and contemporary works throughout the year. Address: 300 Fifth St., Eureka (google maps) More Info: 707-442-NCRT

Redwood Art Association

A community of artists who value art as an indispensable part of life in Humboldt County. Membership is open to all artists. Address: P.O. Box 1093, Eureka Gallery 603 F St., Eureka (google maps) More Info: 707-268-0755...

Redwood Coast Music Festivals

Non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds to support area programs that benefit seniors. Produces Blues by the Bay in September and Redwood Coast Jazz Festival in March. Address: P.O. Box 314, Eureka 523 Fifth St., Eureka (google maps) More Info: 707-445-3378...

Redwood Curtain

Presents plays of contemporary theatre, and new interpretations of the classics. Address: P.O. Box 8125 Eureka More Info: 707-442-7688

Representational Art League

A small group of producing artists who work in various representational styles. Address: P.O. Box 6175, Eureka More Info: 707-443-4081

Sewell Gallery

A full-service gallery featuring a wide range of art representing premier artists from the North Coast and provides an inviting setting for music, receptions, parties and meetings. Address: 423 F St., Eureka (google maps) More Info: 707-269-0617...

Studio of Dance Arts

Training North Coast dancers since 1981. Providing a well-rounded education in all areas of Dance with an emphasis on a strong ballet foundation. For all ages. Address: 7 Fifth St., Eureka (google maps) More Info: 707-442-1939...

The Ink People Center for the Arts

Coordinates over 40 programs, exhibitions, ongoing classes and events. Address: 517 Third St., Ste. 36, Eureka (google maps) More Info: 707-442-8413

Viols, Recorders, Krumhorns and All

Instrumentalists, arrangers and composers who perform at events such as Arts Alive! Featuring 15th through 17th century music. Address: 2135 F St,. Eureka (google maps) More Info: 707-476-0421