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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
January 09, 2015

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NEW! Water Conservation Student Art Contest

Attention teachers, parents, and administrators! We invite you to participate in the Conservation Creativity Challenge Poster Contest. Students are invited to invent fun and unique ways to reduce water use and illustrate their best idea with an original poster design.The contest aims to educate students about the serious matter of California's drought, and to help raise awareness of everyday water conservation practices through the arts and creativity. All California students in 4th and 5th grade are eligible to participate and win prizes!   MORE >>

NEA Grants Celebrate the Arts and National Parks

The new “Imagine Your Parks” grants will provide $1 million in funding through the NEA Art Works grant category to projects that use the arts to engage people with memorable places and landscapes of the National Park System. The National Park System includes not only national parks, but also national historic sites, trails, rivers, seashores, landmarks and national monuments, heritage areas, preserves, battlefields, recreation areas, and more. Click here to learn more about the National Park System in California.  MORE >>

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California students invited to devise creative solutions to state water problem

$1 Million in New Grant Funding Available to Celebrate the Arts and National Parks
National Endowment for the Arts

Art to be installed along San Lorenzo River

Art offers rare positive for inmates
San Diego Union-Tribune

California State Summer School for the Arts Looking for Talent
Sierra Sun Times


Business and Operations Manager
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation
Palo Alto, CA

Program Manager
Golden Thread Productions
San Francisco, CA

Account Executive
Design Within Reach Inc.
Los Angeles, CA

Community Theater & Performing Arts Program Coordinator
City of Rancho Cucamonga
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Temporary Part-Time Security Officer
Hammer Museum
Los Angeles CA



artist calls

Grant Programs in the fields of environment, historic preservation, and human migrations
J.M. Kaplan Fund
Deadline: 2014-12-31

Grants for Cultural Projects
Hearst Foundation
Deadline: 2014-12-31

Grants for Organizations Promoting Arts, Education, and Community Outreach
Sony Corporation of America
Deadline: 2014-12-31

Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Announces New Fellowship for Native Hawaiian Artists
Native Arts and Cultures Foundation
Deadline: 2015-01-15


Presidential Portrait
Fresno County Superintendent of Schools
Fresno, CA

San Francisco Bay International Photo Show
San Francisco Bay Month of Photography
San Francisco, CA

Utility Box Art Project
City of San Bruno
San Bruno, CA

Earth Day Festival: CALL TO ARTISTS
Arts Council of Placer County
Rocklin, CA

Utility Box Art Program
City of San Ramon
San Ramon, CA




Destination: Creative Schools, From Blueprint to Action
Sweet's Ballroom/Oakland School for the Arts
Date: 2015-01-30


Why "Where"? Because "Who" - Arts venues, spaces and tradition
Irvine Foundation


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