Congratulations to Nashormeh Lindo and Larry Baza, our new Chair and Vice Chair!

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February 01, 2018

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Cultural Pathways & JUMP StArts deadlines extended

Application deadlines have been extended through February 23 for both our Cultural Pathways and JUMP StArts grant programs. In addition, JUMP StArts is offering a new opportunity for funding via partnership with state Division of Juvenile Justice facilities. Click each program name for details.

Don't miss your opportunity for state arts funding!

CAC grant programs deadlines are just around the corner! Details and deadlines for all of our offerings are here. If you've applied in the past and were not selected for an award, don't be discouraged - refer to your panel notes, speak with our knowledgeable Programs staff, and make use of our online resources.

Arts education planning workshop offered Feb. 26 in Fresno

The Fresno County Superintendent of Schools, California Alliance for Arts Education, CREATE CA, and the CCSESA Arts Initiative are sponsoring a one-day professional learning workshop on February 26 at the Fresno County Office of Education. The workshop will focus on arts education planning for a school districts and county offices of education, offering versatile strategies for facilitation, plus networking opportunities and community resources. Click here for more details and registration information.

Smart needs art! File your taxes, keep arts in schools

On Monday, the IRS began accepting electronic and paper returns, officially marking the start of tax season. Break out the calculators and the shoebox full of receipts, and don't forget to support creativity in the classroom with the Keep Arts in Schools Fund. Get the details on how to donate here.

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Best Bets: Poetry competition to celebrate power of poetry
Santa Cruz Sentinel

Collaboration, inclusion stressed at meeting on Grass Valley-Nevada City cultural district
The Union

Fresno Arts Council giving Central Valley inmates freedom of expression


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
Los Angeles CA



artist calls

Open Meadows Spring 2018
Open Meadows Foundation
Deadline: 2018-02-15

International Summer Program
The Watermill Center
Deadline: 2018-02-17

Native American Residency Fellowship
Harpo Foundation
Deadline: 2018-02-15


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




CAA Conference 2018
College Art Association
Los Angeles, CA
Date: 2018-02-21


The Bottom Line Report: Do Arts Organizations Bring in Enough Money to Cover Expenses?
National Center for Arts Research


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