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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
January 29, 2015

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Introducing our new Council Chairman

On Tuesday, January 27, the members of the California Arts Council unanimously elected Donn K. Harris as their new Council Chair. Harris was appointed to the Council by Governor Brown in January 2014, and has been Artistic and Executive Director of the Oakland School for the Arts since 2007.   MORE >>

Grant Programs Open Next Week

Applications will be available next week for the following California Arts Council programs: Creative California Communities, Artists in Schools, Local Impact (formerly Creating Places of Vitality), and Statewide Networks. Check the programs section of our website next week for application and guideline details.   MORE >>

A Blueprint for Creative Schools

A Blueprint for Creative Schools: A Report to State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson was released today by CREATE CA. The report is a summary report culminating over two years of work by over 100 contributors, dedicated to making a creative education possible for all of California’s students by making the arts a central component of curriculum.  MORE >>

what's new


California Arts Council Gets an Oakland-Based Chair
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Get Ready for Arts in April 2015
Arts Council Napa Valley


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

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Accepting Grant Proposals to Strengthen Performing Arts
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Deadline: 2015-02-27

Arts Midwest Invites Proposals for Shakespeare in American Communities Program
Shakespeare in American Communities
Deadline: 2015-02-25

National Book Foundation Seeks Nominations for its Seventh Annual Innovations in Reading Prize
National Book Foundation
Deadline: 2015-02-28


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




Tax Tips for Artists
Center for Cultural Innovation
Los Angeles, CA
Date: 2015-02-11



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