The California Arts Council wants to hear from YOU -- Help us prioritize arts funding in California by filling out our survey by October 22

The California Arts Council recently adopted a new three-year Strategic Plan, and we need help from Californians to fulfill one of its goals: identifying top priority arts needs in the state. Please help us gather information for the Council by completing our online survey by October 22. Your voice is critical in shaping the future direction of California Arts Council programs and services. SEE SURVEY

Governor Proclaims October as Arts and Humanities Month and October 1, 2010 as California Arts Day

The California Arts Day and Arts and Humanities Month topics continue through October! Last week Governor Schwarzenegger issued an official proclamation recognizing October as National Arts and Humanities Month and October 1, 2010 as California Arts Day. "California is host to an assortment of creative industries, from visual and performing arts associations and museums to bustling film, design, and multi-media businesses," he stated. "This California Arts Day, we commit ourselves to raising awareness for resources that will help to support artists and innovators, as well as art programs for our children." SEE FULL PROCLAMATION

Arts Council joins the First Lady Maria Shriver at the Women's Conference on October 25-26 in Long Beach

The California Arts Council will join First Lady Maria Shriver and an estimated 22,000 Californians at the California Governor and First Lady's Conference on Women on Monday and Tuesday, October 25 and 26 at the Long Beach Convention Center. The California Arts Council booth will feature The Minerva Arts Project, artwork centered on the Minerva theme created by teenagers in five juvenile justice centers throughout California.

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