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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
October 26, 2017

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How to support creative communities affected by wildfires

Artists are often among the first to step up to answer the call for those in need. In the wake of the recent wildfires in Northern California, our State-Local Partners at Creative Sonoma and Arts Council Napa Valley are doing just that. Both have launched disaster recovery funds supporting artists and cultural organizations impacted within their communities. Click the links for each organization to learn more and to donate!

Involvement in the arts means better health, NEA study says

A recent report from the National Endowment for the Arts outlines how the arts can impact the health of older adults. The study found arts engagement to have an overall positive effect on daily physical health, hypertension, and cognitive ability for people over 55, whether creating art or observing it. Click "more" for the full report.   MORE >>

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The Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation
2017-18 Dance Composition Awards
Deadline: 2017-11-09

William H. Johnson Prize
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Deadline: 2017-11-16


City of Santa Clara Indoor Sculpture Exhibition
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Santa Clara, CA

Planes and Automobiles
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Picture it: Photography Figurative Show
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Roseville, CA

Off Center: Second International Ceramic Art Competition
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Membership Medley
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Get Evolved : Navigate the Lifestages on the Creative-Business-Career Lifecycle
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Not Just Money: Equity Issues in Cultural Philanthropy
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