ARTS ALIVE connects and promotes

Petaluma's vibrant arts community. 

Join us on the third Thursday of each month in

a citywide celebration of art and artists.

ARTS ALIVE will take place Thursday, February 16, 2023, 5pm-8pm.

The event will feature engaging and interactive activities

at the Petaluma brick-and-mortar “host” venues listed below ~

Arts Alive’s mission is to connect, promote, and celebrate Petaluma’s vibrant arts community.  It is a city-wide eclectic art experience occurring monthly

on the third Thursday from 5pm-8pm.  The public will experience live music, dance, theater, improv, storytelling, art demonstrations, poetry, book launches, photography, dance parties, multimedia exhibits, film, and more.  Arts Alive is currently taking place at 11 “host” locations throughout Petaluma and

will expand rapidly as the vision takes off.  Attendance is free.  Some venues may suggest reservations.


 February 2023 Program

Check back soon for more!

Better Homes and Gardens Wine Country Group, Petaluma – 110 Petaluma Blvd N, Suite A –  Enjoy an opening art reception for new works of art by Mary Fassbinder.  Mary Fassbinder's landscape oil paintings and works of art entitled "Reflections of Where I Live" will be showcased at Better Homes and Gardens Wine Country Group, Petaluma through March 31, 2023.

Artist Bio: “As a painter, my main source of inspiration has always come from our earth,” says artist Mary Fassbinder. “Its landscapes, rolling hills, and oceans are what have and continue to inspire me.” 

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Polly Klaas Community Theater - 417 Western Ave - Petaluma Blacks for Community Development - Experience Live Music and Dancing from Guinea West Africa as Part of Celebrating Black History Month!

MARIA SOUMAH is a dancer, acrobat, singer, and traditional multi-instrumentalist from Guinea West Africa. Following in the footsteps of her family lineage of musicians and dancers, Maria began dancing when she was seven years old. Maria has been teaching, performing, and touring internationally since 2006.

AMADOU CAMARA is a Djembefola, a master drummer from Guinea West Africa. Hailing from the Baga people, he started drumming when he was a young child. Amadou and his brother joined Le Ballet National Djoliba founded by Sekou Toure’, Guinea’s first president after Independence. Ballet Djoliba recruited the best artists of Guinea to represent and promote Guinean culture internationally and toured across Africa and Europe.

Two 30-Minute Demonstration Shows – 6pm & 7pm
FREE to the public

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