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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
October 23, 2014

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Council Invests in New Arts & Economic Development Projects

The California Arts Council will support seven additional projects through the new Creative California Communities program. This program was formed in early 2014 with the goal of transforming communities by harnessing arts and culture as a key economic development strategy. The seven new innovative projects reach underserved communities and represent a wide range of arts disciplines.   MORE >>

Live Webcast of Creative Placemaking Convening

Want to learn more about creative placemaking? The National Endowment for the Arts, with support from ArtPlace America, is hosting a convening to examine how performance-based organizations, and the artists they engage, transform places through their artistic practices. To register for the free live webcast of Beyond the Building: Performing Arts and Transforming Place, go to the NEA website.

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Mariposa County Arts Council to Offer Free Photography Program for People Over 55
Sierra Sun Times

Inside the prison actors studio
Reuters: Photographer's Blog

Study shows that recent arts alumni are resilient, adaptable and involved
IU Bloomington Newsroom

Palm Springs school arts, tech programs seen as models
The Desert Sun

Pilot Funding Returns Arts to California Prisons
ABC News


Chief Operating Officer Cultural Facilities & Services
Houston First Corporation
Houston, TX

Contemporary Art Gallery - Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Noah’s Ark Gallery Educator (Full Time)
Skirball Cultural Center
Los Angeles, CA

Gallery Administrator
Caldwell Snyder Gallery
San Francisco, CA

Art Sales Assistant
Los Angeles, CA



artist calls

Applications for Rome Prize
American Academy in Rome
Deadline: 2014-11-15

Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art
A Blade of Grass
Deadline: 2014-11-24

Black Rock Arts Foundation Accepting Applications for Civic Art Projects
Black Rock Arts Foundation
Deadline: 2014-12-01

UCIRA Open Classroom Grants
University of California Institute for Research in the Arts
Deadline: 2014-11-01


Mark M.Glickman & Lanette M. McClure Artist Award
Pence Gallery
Davis, CA

Little Tokyo Service Center +LAB Artist Residency
Little Tokyo Service Center
Los Angeles, CA

Road Maps
Gallery Route One
Point Reyes Station, CA

Utility Box Public Art Program
City of Redondo Beach
Redondo Beach, CA

Emeryville Greenway Mural Project
City of Emeryville
Emeryville, CA




How to Apply to the Creative Work Fund
Foundation Center
Online webinar
Date: 2014-10-27


America After 3PM: Afterschool Programs in Demand
Wallace Foundation


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