Office of Cultural Affairs


Department head: Kerry Adams Hapner

200 E Santa Clara St, 12th Floor, San Jose, CA 95113

(408) 793-4344

As the largest city in Northern California and the de facto heart of Silicon Valley, San José is the hub of a wide array of arts and cultural opportunities. Through various initiatives, this city agency helps foster rich arts and cultural offerings for the city’s diverse 1 million residents and its many visitors.

Cultural Affairs promotes public art, supports new endeavors with its Creative Entrepreneur Project, honors leaders with its Cornerstone of the Arts program, provides grants, assists with special events, and produces interactive programs for residents.

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