Arts + Culture + History


Inspired by natural beauty and mountain scenery, Truckee is home to a creative culture that is rugged, vibrant, innovative and resourceful. Within Truckee's cultural district, discover theater, dance, studios, art and photography galleries, exhibits and public art, a Makerspace, and a new state-of-the-art museum including history about the Donner Party and much more. Search for creative locals, organizations, places and historical sites. In July 2017, Truckee was awarded a "California Cultural District" designation by the state after a highly competitive six-month process. Learn more