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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
East Bay Express

New education report recommends expanded tracking of arts in the schools

Study Reveals Why the Arts Must Become More Accessible

Get Ready for Arts in April 2015
Arts Council Napa Valley


Program Coordinator
North Tahoe Arts
Tahoe City, CA

Accounting Manager
Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts
Beverly Hills, CA

Center for Community Arts Program Manager
The City of Walnut Creek
Walnut Creek, CA

Development Manager
Berkeley, CA

Program Manager
The Processing Foundation
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


En Plein Aire and 3-D Exhibition
Central Calif. Art Association
Modesto, CA

Exposed 2018, a juried photography exhibition
Marin Society of Artists
San Rafael, CA

Anthropocene/Climate Change
Ann Street Gallery
Newburgh, NY

Our Town Public Art Project at Chollas Creek
Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
San Diego, CA

The World of Frida
Bedford Gallery
Walnut Creek, CA




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



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