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The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department is dedicated to offering a wide range of arts and cultural activities to enrich the lives of its residents and visitors. We invite you to enjoy our public art tours, concerts and movies in the park, visit our historical park, participate in art exhibit openings, and so much more.



►  Heritage Park - The Cultural Center

►  Public Art

►  Bay Jammin’ Concert & Cinema Series


Second Call for Art Grants 2018 Application - Deadline is April 30

The City of Corpus Christi’s Arts & Cultural Commission is issuing a second call for Arts Grant applications to support arts and cultural projects that make our city a more attractive cultural destination to visitors. Applications are for matching grants of up to $15,000. The second call was made possible by the Arts & Cultural Commission decision to release unused funds, and to give organizations affected by Hurricane Harvey a second chance to apply.  ► News Release offers more details.  ► The 2018 Arts Grants Guidelines and Application Form (PDF file) is available here. 



The City of Corpus Christi Arts & Cultural Commission is comprised of citizens who provide guidance and advise on the Public Art Program, the Public Art Collection, and the Arts Grants. We invite interested individuals to serve on the Learn more about the Arts & Cultural Commission by applying online


Cultural Services Administration Office is located at the Galván House in Heritage Park

Address: 1581 N. Chaparral Street

Mailing Address: PO Box 9277, Corpus Christi, Texas, 78469-9277

Phone: (361) 826-PLAY