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Why is Costa Mesa the City of the Arts?

Why is Costa Mesa the City of the Arts®?

With a vibrant performing arts scene, a Tony® Award-winning play production house and an incredible public art walk with its own free mobile audio tour, Costa Mesa is a city dedicated to celebration of the arts. At the center of it is Segerstrom Center for the Arts (SCFTA), Orange County’s performing arts and theater complex and home to the world’s leading dance companies, Broadway shows, award-winning classical, jazz and cabaret artists, family entertainment, special events and year-round educational programs, also the home to the Orange County Museum of Art.

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Boasting a unique collection of public sculptures by world-famous artists, Costa Mesa's visual arts are a feast for the eyes. In the Theater & Arts District, you'll delight in our free audio tour of these spectacular pieces, and don't miss the stunning new Orange County Museum of Art, open October 2022.

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