Inspired by natural beauty and mountain scenery, Truckee has a creative culture that is rugged, vibrant, innovative and resourceful. The creative culture in Truckee is thriving. One only needs to walk downtown to see the growing number of unique and inviting art galleries. There are many experienced teaching artists, writers, and chefs living in Truckee — combining art workshops with gallery talks, art lectures, and special presentations. Open your mind and explore the public art in Truckee that enhances the uniqueness and diversity of our history, culture, and people.