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California ArtBeat

California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
February 01, 2017

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A Statement on Federal Arts Funding

The impact of the National Endowment for the Arts is essential, and wide-reaching. The grants and programs that the NEA administers are powerful examples of how the arts are a vital part of our everyday lives. This power can be seen in communities across the nation, and California is no exception. Our Director, Craig Watson, issued a statement today on federal funding for the arts. Click here to view the complete statement.

Job Opportunity: Arts in Corrections Manager Position

We're seeking qualified applicants for the second of two new staff positions supporting our Arts in Corrections program. Is this the perfect job for you or someone you know? Click here for details.

Council Meeting: Tomorrow in Sacramento

The Arts Council will meet on Thursday, February 2nd at the Warehouse Artist Lofts, located at 1108 R St. Sacramento, CA 95811 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The public is invited to attend and to address the Council during the public comment period. A detailed meeting agenda is available at:

10 Grant Programs Now Open

In January, we began accepting applications for five additional grant programs: Arts & Public Media, JUMP StArts, Research in the Arts, and Veterans Initiative in the Arts; plus our Accessibility Grant, made available through our partnership with the National Arts & Disability Center.

what's new


Nevada City welcomes Cultural District program
The Union

Write Out Loud Coordinates for Local High Schools Poetry Out Loud Regional Finals
Broadway World, San Diego

2017 Poetry Out Loud January 29
Rocklin & Roseville Today


Executive Director
California Poets in the Schools

Booking Agent
The Historic Spreckels Theatre
San Diego, CA

Development Associate
Japanese American National Museum
Los Angeles, CA

Associate Director of Donor Engagement
Japanese American National Museum
Los Angeles, CA

Associate Vice President of Development and Major Gifts
Pacific Symphony
Irvine, California



artist calls

Challenge America Grants
National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: 2017-04-13


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




Relax with Tax for Artists and the Self-Employed
California Lawyers for the Arts
2140 Shattuck Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
Date: 2017-02-16


Institutional Connections, Resources, and Working Across Disciplines: What Arts Alumni are Saying
Strategic National Arts Alumni Project


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