Arts Council members vote to support thirteen new and expanded arts programs and initiatives with $5 million budget increase.

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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
December 05, 2014

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Exciting new research from the Irvine Foundation

Yesterday, the James Irvine Foundation released Why "Where"? Because "Who," a new study of arts venues, spaces and tradition. The research provides context, insights and examples drawn from review of current practices in the field and includes a set of practical recommendations and a framework for applying these lessons.   MORE >>

NEA awards more than $4 million to California

The National Endowment for the Arts announced this week that 161 grants will be awarded to California organizations and artists. NEA Chairman Jane Chu said, "Since coming to the NEA, I have met with many NEA grantees and have seen first-hand the positive impact they have on their communities. These new projects will continue to demonstrate the power the arts have to deepen value, build connections, and foster an atmosphere of creativity and innovation both at the community level and with individuals throughout the nation."  MORE >>

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California receives more than $4 million in NEA arts funding

Arts Education Matters: We Know, We Measured It
Education Week

National Endowment for the Arts Awards $29 Million for Arts Projects
National Endowment for the Arts

Art therapy opens up creative world for recovering soldier
Federal News Radio

Showcases for Art in Silicon Valley: At Stanford University, an Arts District Grows
New York Times


Faculty Member
The Crucible
Oakland, CA

Teaching Artist
Streetside Stories
San Francisco, CA

Music Mentor
Los Angeles, CA

Education Associate
Santa Barbara Symphony
Santa Barbara, CA

Media Arts Assistant
Japanese American Naitonal Museum
Los Angeles, CA



artist calls

The Fender Music Foundation Grant Process
Fender Music Foundation
Deadline: 2014-12-31

Surdna Foundation Accepting Letters of Inquiry for Youth Artistic and Cultural Programs
Surdna Foundation
Deadline: 2014-12-31

Arts & Cultural Facilities Grant Program
Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission
Deadline: 2014-12-31

Art Ed Connect Grant
Silicon Valley Creates
Deadline: 2014-12-31


Utility Box Art Project
City of San Bruno Culture and Arts Commission
San Bruno, CA

Seeking a few good artists
GearBox Gallery
Oakland, CA

stARTup Art Fair LA 2018: Call for Artists
Startup Art Fair LLC
Los Angeles, CA

Folk Art Pop-Up Show
JCO'S Art Haus
Los Gatos, CA

Color Emotion
Art Works Downtown
San Rafael, CA




Local Arts Education Advocacy Webinar
California Alliance for Arts Education
Online Webinar
Date: 2014-12-09


Is Grantmaking Getting Smarter?
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations


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