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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
June 08, 2017

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In case you missed it: Highlights from the Arts Council blog

State of the arts: Joint Committee on the Arts assembles voices on creative economy and creative space issues

The Joint Committee on the Arts held a hearing to talk about the Otis Report on the Creative Economy and live-work space issues for artists. Lots of people turned up to speak with plenty of relevant things to say. For this blog, we kept things simple and left it in their own words.

California's creative economy is booming (and it's our duty to help it stay that way)

... and it's our duty to help it stay that way. After the big reveal, we get to the heart of California's Creative Economy Report.

A year in the life of an Arts Council grant

Join us on a journey through the seasons to demystify the grant process, phase by phase.

what's new


Is it time for an arts think tank yet?
Barry's Blog

To measure the arts, think outside the box
Education Week

Google's newest feature is great for art lovers

Why are Americans so hostile to state-funded art?
New Republic


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

California Museum Grant Program
California Natural Resources Agency
Deadline: 2017-08-15

Our Town
National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: 2017-09-11


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




Shakespeare for Social Justice Workshop
Marin Shakespeare Company
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2017-06-11


Current public opinion toward federal funding for arts & culture in the United States
The Curb Center for Art Enterprise & Public Policy at Vanderbilt


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