At the arts councilHere’s what’s happening now at the California Arts Council:
Arts Education Candidate Survey Project
A project of the California Alliance for Arts Education
The California Alliance for Arts Education is conducting the Candidate Survey Project, inviting local school board candidates to go on record with their views about the role of arts education in local schools. The results, published a few weeks before the election, will give the public a way to learn more about candidates' views before they vote.
Arts Council Meeting: October 6 in San Francisco
The California Arts Council will meet on Monday, October 6 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103. The public is invited to attend and address the Council during the public comment period. Public testimony will be time-limited. View the meeting agenda at this link.
Article: Engaging Your City’s Youth Through the Arts
By Mary Beth Barber
In an article in Western City Magazine, a publication of the League of California Cities, Arts Council staffer Mary Beth Barber outlines ways in which cities can participate directly in youth arts programs that have lasting impacts. She features cities from around the state where a programs benefit not only the young people who participate but the community as a whole.