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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
March 17, 2016

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NEW! Professional Development & Consulting Grant Opportunity

Our popular Professional Development and Consulting grant program (PDC) is back for a second year! The PDC program assists arts organizations in building their capacity for success through professional development or consulting services.

The Council has increased its allocated investment in the PDC program in response to high demand from the field, offering up to triple the number of grants this year. Guidelines and application are available now. Application deadline: April 21, 2016.   MORE >>

Register for the Student Voices Summit & Screening

On Saturday, April 30, the California Alliance for Arts Education will host the Student Voices Summit & Screening at the San Francisco Art Institute. The Summit will bring together students from all over California for an afternoon of student-led advocacy workshops, master classes with celebrated artists Christopher Coppola, Isa Borgeson, and Delroy Lindo, and the chance to see
student videos on the big screen.

We're proud to support this free event, which is open to all California public school students in grades 7-12. Space is limited and registration is required. Click here to learn more. If you, your school or organization is interested in bringing a group of students to the event, please click here to contact the event organizers.

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Elementary schools getting instruments to the tune of $356,000

Art classes offered during spring break
Visalia Times-Delta

The power of performance
Arts Professional

Monterey arts educators have much to celebrate
Monterey Herald

Time to embrace arts education as a priority
San Diego Union-Tribune


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Gold Metropolitan Media
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Account Executive, Outdoor Advertising Sales
Gold Metropolitan Media
Los Angeles, CA

Communications & Administrative Assistant
Center for Cultural Innovation
San Francisco, CA

Artistic Director
Chamber Music Northwest
Portland, OR

Executive Director
Arts Connection
San Bernardino, CA



artist calls

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Accepting Applications for USArtists International Grant Program
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Deadline: 2016-04-15

AMTA Issues Call for Applications for Arthur Flagler Fultz Award
American Music Therapy Association
Deadline: 2016-05-06


City of Santa Clara Indoor Sculpture Exhibition
Santa Clara Cultural Commission
Santa Clara, CA

Planes and Automobiles
Blue Line Arts
Roseville, CA

Picture it: Photography Figurative Show
Blue Line Arts
Roseville, CA

Off Center: Second International Ceramic Art Competition
Blue Line Arts
Roseville, CA

Membership Medley
Blue Line Arts
Roseville, CA




Business Law for Creative Entrepreneurs
California Lawyers for the Arts
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2016-03-31


Moving Arts Leadership Forward
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation


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