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First Friday In July! Play, Create and Research!

July 5, 2019



CSUMB Salinas Center for Arts & Culture 1 Maint Street, Salinas, CA 93901


We have big plans for First Friday in July, to keep the holiday weekend party going! Join us for Arts Workshops, Bike Rodeos, Music, Art Exhibitions, Face Painting Open Mic and ...the amazing Wheelie Mobile visits MY Town. .

Featuring: MY Town: A Free Pop-Up Children's Museums in Salinas!

MY Town: A Free Pop-Up Children's Museum in Salinas! Come and play, and talk to CSUMB Psychology and UROC students about their research in this popular exhibition, closing July 21st.

Image of a pop up childrens museum

Salinas Valley: Past, Present and Future:

Photo of a gallery

Come and celebrate the amazing science and art of the Salinas Valley, with interpretive images from the CSUMB College of Natural Sciences and over 40 artists.

Come check out the amazing art work of Salinas High Junior Mia Betancourt (aka Inkendz) curated by CSUMB alumni Marissa Alexandria Martinez (aka Marti).

Photo of student standing next to her hung artwork
People playing on guitar/ukulele

Music from the Alisal Center for the Fine Arts Ensemble, led by CSUMB Alumnus, Javier Tamayo, Executive Director.

Whats' a bike rodeo? A chance to learn to ride a bike, safely while having a ton of fun! Brought to you by Ecology Action Network and TAMC.

Kids riding on bikes
Organization Wheelie Mobile with their setup of fun activities for kids

What's a Wheelie Mobile? FUN and LEARNING on WHEELS! Brought to you by MY Museum.

Art Workshops! Face Painting! with the always wonderful Hijos del Sol.

Hijos del Sol doing art workshops with students
Woman singing on open mic night

Music and Poetry Open Mic! The always magical Peña Cultural returns. All are welcome to perform 7-9pm.

Salinas Center for Arts & Culture