See why The Huffington Post recently hailed Creativity at the Core as an effort that should "lead to a renaissance in education."

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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
October 30, 2014

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Introducing the New Arts Plate Gift Voucher

Did you hear? There's a new, easy, and tax-deductible way to support arts education and arts programs this holiday season. The new Arts Plate gift voucher program is the first of its kind, allowing you to give the gift of California arts license plates. The proceeds from sales and renewals of Arts Plate provide millions of dollars in support for arts education programs across California.   MORE >>

Arts Education & "Common Core" Forum on Nov. 17

On Monday, November 17, you can join leaders from across the state to explore why creativity and the arts are essential for the success of California's young people. At a forum and luncheon in Sacramento, participants will hear from education and arts leaders, as they report on the compelling Creativity at the Core initiative. This initiative will help teachers and students thrive in 21st century learning with the new Common Core State Standards.

See why The Huffington Post recently hailed Creativity at the Core as an "exciting and promising effort" that should "ignite the awareness of other states and the nation and hopefully lead to a renaissance in education." Click here to learn more and register.   MORE >>

what's new


New DMV license plate program could spur arts funding
Sacramento Bee

California arts license plates can now be given as gifts
Los Angeles Times

Arts Education Transforms Societies
Huffington Post

Historic Watts Coffee House Hopes to Become a Gathering Space for Artists Once Again
LA Weekly

Community pitches in to create Vallejo public art
Vallejo Times Herald


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

Young Jazz Composer Awards
ASCAP Foundation
Deadline: 2014-12-01

Museums for America Grants
Museums for America
Deadline: 2014-12-01

Theatre Grants
The Shubert Foundation
Deadline: 2014-12-01

Service Grants
The Taproot Foundation
Deadline: 2014-12-01


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




Protecting Creativity: Collaboration Agreements
California Lawyers for the Arts
Sherman Oaks, CA
Date: 2014-11-12


Students with Disabilities and the Core Arts Standards: Guiding Principles for Teachers
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts


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