California Arts Council

State of California

Press Releases

Press Releases from the California Arts Council are posted to inform the media and public of important information from the agency such as grant-application openings, upcoming meetings and conferences, program events, grant awards, special initiatives, and other information. Press releases are posted by year, starting in January 2007.

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Listings of the agendas and minutes to the meetings of the California Arts Council can be found in the About Us section.


2014 press releases

State Arts Budget One-time Boost Yields Significant Investment in Communities Across California
Released: 12-02-2014

Arts Plate Gift Vouchers Now Available
Released: 10-28-2014

California Arts Council Invests in Innovative Arts Projects Designed to Boost Local Economies
Released: 10-23-2014

California Arts Leaders Travel to China on Cultural Exchange Mission
Released: 10-13-2014

New Appointments to the California Arts Council
Released: 10-03-2014

California Arts Council provides more than $1 million to 119 Arts Organizations for "Artists in Schools" Programming
Released: 10-02-2014

California Arts Council Announces "Creating Places of Vitality" Grant Recipients
Released: 07-24-2014

Arts-based community development investment awarded in California by the National Endowment for the Arts
Released: 07-16-2014

California Arts Council Funds 16 Statewide and Regional Arts Networks and Service Organizations
Released: 07-09-2014

California's Kids and Communities Boosted by State Assembly's Investment in the Arts
Released: 06-30-2014

California Arts Council Awards more than $1 Million in Grants aimed at Transforming Communities through the Arts
Released: 06-26-2014

California Arts Council Invests in Public Media Arts Programming
Released: 06-24-2014

An Historic Day for the Arts in California
Released: 06-20-2014

Arts-in-Corrections Programs Return to California State Prisons
Released: 06-05-2014

California Arts Council Funds New 'Turnaround Arts CA' Program
Released: 05-20-2014

Statewide Arts Education Initiative Linking Creativity and the "Common Core" Launches in California
Released: 05-15-2014

Arts Organizations Receive California Arts Council Grants for Programs Benefiting At-Risk Youth
Released: 05-07-2014

CDCR, California Arts Council partner to bring rehabilitative arts programs to state prisons
Released: 05-02-2014

Malissa Feruzzi Shriver Receives National Arts Education Leadership Award
Released: 05-01-2014

132 California Arts Organizations Receive Competitive Grants from the National Endowment for the Arts
Released: 04-16-2014

Monterey County teacher Larry Haggquist receives California Poetry Out Loud "Hero" Award
Released: 03-24-2014

Marin County's Shayna Maci Warner Named California Poetry Out Loud Champion
Released: 03-24-2014

MEDIA ADVISORY: California Poetry Out Loud State Finals Take Place Monday, March 24th in the Senate Chamber at the Capitol
Released: 03-20-2014

Statement on Arts Education from Annette Bening, Spokesperson for the "Keep Arts in Schools Fund"
Released: 03-12-2014

California Poetry Out Loud State Finals Slated for March 23rd and 24th in Sacramento
Released: 03-10-2014

Grant Opportunities from the California Arts Council
Released: 02-03-2014

Annette Bening Supports Arts Education in California as Spokesperson for the Keep Arts in Schools Fund
Released: 01-15-2014

Donn K. Harris Appointed to the California Arts Council
Released: 01-09-2014

California Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera Calls for Participation in the Unity Project
Released: 01-08-2014