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Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
May 25, 2017

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Blue Star Museums free to active-duty military this summer

More than 100 California museums will offer free admission to active-military duty and their families this summer, beginning this Memorial Day and running through Labor Day. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Click "more" for the list of participating venues.  MORE >>

Poet Laureate Dana Gioia featured guest on Memorial Day

On May 29, San Francisco will play host to the largest Memorial Day commemoration on the West Coast. California Poet Laureate Dana Gioia will be among the speakers during the formal ceremony at the National Cemetery, marking the occasion with a recitation of his work "Finding a Box of Family Letters," in which he contemplates a photograph of his father in uniform.   MORE >>

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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
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artist calls

Community Arts Program
Zellerbach Family Foundation
Deadline: 2017-06-01

Champion Creatively Alive Children
Deadline: 2017-06-23


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




Arts Education: Leveraging Change - Increasing Access to Arts Education in Rural Areas
National Endowment for the Arts
Online Webinar
Date: 2017-05-31


Leveraging Change: Increasing Access to Arts Education in Rural Areas
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts


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