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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
February 17, 2017

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We're hiring! Public Affairs Vacancy

We're seeking a communications and public affairs professional with a passion for the arts to join our growing team. As a member of the California Arts Council's Public Affairs team, the Information Officer I (Specialist) performs complex public affairs, press, and marketing activities in order to educate the public about the programs, goals, and mission of the California Arts Council and in order to successfully develop, administer, and promote key special initiatives. Click here to learn more.

OpEd: "...the NEA deserves its funding"

Today's Los Angeles Times features an OpEd from Dana Gioia, California Poet Laureate and former Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts. Gioia makes a compelling, helpful, and calm case for supporting federal arts funding. Click here to view and share his OpEd.

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Art Works: Creativity Connects
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Deadline: 2017-05-04

Creative Economic Development Fund
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Deadline: 2017-04-03


Presidential Portrait
Fresno County Superintendent of Schools
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San Francisco Bay International Photo Show
San Francisco Bay Month of Photography
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Earth Day Festival: CALL TO ARTISTS
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Theatre Bay Area 2017 Annual Conference
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ARTS DEPLOYED: An Action Guide for Community Arts & Military Programming
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