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Former California Arts Council Director Craig Watson and wife Carolyn have been chosen to each receive the Gold Crown Award for their outstanding philanthropy and community service.
A new report has found evidence that the arts bring a wide range of health benefits, speeding medical recoveries and improving overall quality of life.
Arts degrees don't seem to have much impact on income from the arts. But do they affect how long people stay in the field?
But by challenging and stretching our philosophy to try out these new ideas, STEAM is a benefit for our students.
In times of austerity, it is more important than ever that we look for creative ways to improve health.
British researchers find a strong link between cultural engagement and participating in activities that benefit the community.
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics are the center of attention in most US public schools today. But training in the arts has been shown to improve creativity and innovation. This info-graphic shows the benefits of both.
The construction of creativity is one of the most important steps in our human evolution.
Arts education can have a powerful influence on children.
Performing and visual arts high schools like New World inspire a fierce devotion among students and graduates.
Like the energy crisis of the 1970s, we now have a creativity crisis brewing in our schools.
The California Arts Council has named Truckee a California cultural district, bringing enhanced opportunity for economic growth and support of its vibrant art, historic, and environmental areasSierra Sun
Truckee is a hub of creativity, inhabited by talented, mindful people who share a deeply rooted passion for the outdoors.
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San Francisco-based visual artist Amy M. Ho collaborates with incarcerated artists from San Quentin State Prison through the Arts in Corrections program.
Ebony was a beloved leader in the Bay Area and national arts communities.
Ebony McKinney, a determined and energetic cultural advocate for artists and social justice, died suddenly July 29 at the age of 41.
The California Arts Council recently named Oceanside as one of 14 state Cultural Districts.
The Cambodia Town Mural Project is funded in part by the California Arts Council.
Eureka is a beacon of culture on the North Coast.