Marsha McLean | Art, Beauty & Creativity in Santa Clarita

Marsha McLean | Art, Beauty & Creativity in Santa Clarita

This world is but a canvas to our creativity.”  — Henry David Thoreau  

Art, no subject the medium, stirs up feelings of pleasure, nostalgia, curiosity, awe and a extensive array of other feelings. The capacity to evoke feelings, develop discussions and encourage individuals is portion of what helps make art attractive and moving. Santa Clarita is a metropolis of the arts and is blooming with a broad assortment of innovative chances for all residents. All over our fantastic group, you can appreciate art produced by equally amateurs and seasoned gurus. 

What art mediums and opportunities will you explore this yr? 

New to Santa Clarita this calendar year is the city’s Areas with Spaces Program. Imagine going to a regional organization in our local community, and when conducting your purchasing or dining, you also get to get pleasure from a superbly curated art gallery. This is what the Sites with Areas Program is all about. The city’s Arts Division will provide as a liaison amongst a Santa Clarita enterprise and artist or artists. As you know, in Santa Clarita, community art adorns our neighborhood sidewalks, parks and town services, and now corporations will enjoy prospects for creative collaboration. Highlighted artists reward by getting far more people appreciating and perhaps paying for their parts, though businesses profit from the inflow of patrons. It’s a ideal match. Artists and firms can find extra about the software and use right now at 

Relocating from the canvas to the stage, The Most important is back again in motion this yr with the 2022 theater time and a earth of options for performers of all sorts. People and people can take a look at the 80-seat intimate theater to love first and adapted productions like “The Diaries of Adam and Eve,” “Arsenic and Previous Lace” and “The Amish Venture.” Following lots of months of online-only demonstrates, I am elated that we can safely welcome creative imagination and expertise back to the stage at The Principal.  

In addition to theater productions, have you relished a “10 by 10” Wide variety Clearly show at The Key? The “10 by 10” series welcomes 10 performers for 10 distinctive performances of 10 minutes every single 1st Thursday of the thirty day period. Performers ranging from singers to dancers, comedians, magicians, filmmakers and more be a part of this lively month-to-month party. We are fortuitous to have this multi-use arts center in the heart of Old Town Newhall for performers of all pursuits and skill levels. If you haven’t however, I urge you to make time to see a demonstrate at The Major. 

Yet another interesting progress to appear forward to in Santa Clarita arts is the completion of a requirements evaluation for an arts and veterans middle in Newhall. Close to 70 men and women from our arts and veterans’ communities have graciously contributed their time and hard work in the scheduling system for this evaluation. The assessment is getting formulated by the Cultural Preparing Group and is anticipated to be accomplished this spring. This course of action reiterates the value of art in the Santa Clarita community. I believe artwork is such an important asset to enrich our lives and I and my fellow council members, alongside with the Arts Commission, carry on to strategize and approach for new arts alternatives, frequently trying to get enter from our inhabitants. 

As Santa Clarita carries on to evolve as a community, so do our neighborhood arts options and offerings. Our varied stores allow for for resourceful expression from nearby youth, rising artists, seasoned specialists and every person in between. Delve into Santa Clarita’s art environment at There is so much art to discover in each community and more enjoyable art to appear forward to in the long term. 


Marsha McLean is a member of the Santa Clarita Town Council and can be achieved at [email protected].