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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
October 14, 2016

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We're seeking panelists!

Serving as a grant review panelist is an opportunity for artists and arts professionals to support the community by participating in cultural policy in action. Share your voice in shaping a creative California! Click here to learn more and apply online.

An Invitation from U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera

U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera invites 2nd and 3rd grade students to participate in the creation of "The Technicolor Adventures of Catalina Neon," a bilingual, illustrated poem created with the help of artist Juana Medina ... and our nation's young people. Click here to learn more. 

Survey: California Cultural Districts Public Input

The California Arts Council is undergoing an extensive planning process for the development of California's first statewide cultural districts program. We're gathering input via public meetings, one-on-one interviews, and an online survey. All interested parties are encouraged to weigh-in by completing our brief online survey, available at this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CAC-CD. The survey should take no more than 10 minutes to complete.

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Local Arts Organization To Add 9 New Murals To Bayview This Month

CA Fwd connects the dots with leaders from California arts organizations
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Juvenile Hall students get lessons in art, music and poetry
Daily Democrat


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

Kurt Weill Foundation Grant Program
The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music
Deadline: 2016-11-01

Big Read
National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: 2017-01-27


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




LA Convergence
Arts for LA
Los Angeles
Date: 2016-11-03


ESSA: Mapping opportunities for the arts
Education Commission of the States


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