Happy California Arts Day!

It's here! California Arts Day is on the first Friday in October, and corresponds to national Arts and Humanities Month. Celebrate your personal creativity with this year's theme of "The Art in Me." The California Arts Council has a database of Arts Day Events statewide to see what to do in your neighborhood. Or do you want to tell others about California Arts Day and what the arts mean to you? Send them a card and let them know about the "Art in Me!" The California Arts Council created self-print California Arts Day cards so arts lovers can spread the word. SEE CARDS. SEE ARTS DAY PAGES. SEE ARTS DAY EVENTS.

"Creative California" scores near the top in study examining creative economy

California has the third highest Creative Vitality Index (CVI) score in the nation for both 2006 and 2007, according to a study that measures the annual changes in the economic health of an area's creative sector and includes both for-profit and nonprofit activities. Only New York and Massachusetts scored higher than the Golden State. 

ArtWORKS! Highlights California Poets in the Schools

California Poets in the Schools has come a long way since its inception 45 years ago in San Francisco. Read the current ArtWORKS! feature on this extremely successful arts-service organization. SEE STORY

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Arts in the Media
Arts in the Media page keeps up with news, features and editorials on arts-related issues from major news sources
Arts Insider News
Arts Insider News keeps the arts community up-to-date with arts-related information that might not be included in major news outlets
The Grantfinder
The California Arts Council is often notified of other financial opportunities like grants and initiatives, and we pass the information along to California ArtBeat readers
Arts Happen
See the different events for administrators, educators and professionals in the arts in California
Arts Jobs
Looking for work? See the different arts-related jobs available for Californians
Artist Call
Artists of all types are always in demand -- see what's available for Californians statewide, nationally and even internationally
Arts Inform
Reports and studies on the arts as they relate to education, the economy, communities, quality of life, and other aspects of our lives

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