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April 12, 2012 artbea
California Arts Council

First Night Monterey, a new ArtWorks! story

First Night Monterey, a Monterey-based nonprofit and a California Arts Council grantee, impacts the lives of Central Coast at-risk youth through the visual arts. "Art gives these kids a voice and lets them talk about things they know are wrong and allows them to envision a positive future as opposed to the hopelessness of gangs," notes Kira Carrillo Corser, a teaching artist who is a key part of the program. SEE STORY

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At least $250,000 needed to save "Tax Checkoff for the Arts"

Californians can donate to the arts on their state tax returns this year -- but that may go away if the amount collected in 2012 doesn't meet the minimum $250,000. Arts lovers, advocates and celebrities like Maria Shriver are encouraging Californians to Check Off the Arts on their taxes this year and support the California Arts Council. SEE PRESS RELEASE

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Spring 2012 Peer Review Panels

The California Arts Council will conduct a peer-review panel of applications to a variety of the agency's programs during spring 2012. The panel review process is open to the public. SEE PRESS RELEASE

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If every california taxpayer gave a $1, there would be $15 million for the arts.
what's new   jobs

Help Save the Arts: Donate a Dollar on Your Tax Form
Pacifica Riptide

Music Education In Public Schools Gets A Passing Grade

Leadership and the Creative Economy: Foster the Spirit at the Heart of Innovation

Support the Arts. Drive the Plate!
Atkin Report

State arts council could lose the OK to raise money via tax forms
Los Angeles Times

Arts Involvement Narrows Student Achievement Gap

NEA study finds arts engagement helps low-income youth
Washington Post

Elementary School Arts Classes Reduced, Report Says
Huffington Post

Production Manager
La Jolla Music Society
La Jolla, CA

ROOTS Social Justice/Theater Facilitator
Community Works
San Francisco, CA

Gallery for the People
West Hollywood, CA

Head Preparator
Ace Gallery
Los Angeles, CA

Head Registrar
Ace Gallery
Los Angeles, CA

grants   artist calls

Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions
National Endowment for the Humanities
Deadline: 2012-05-01

Student Achievement Grants (October deadline)
National Education Association Foundation
Deadline: 2012-10-15

Native American Library services: Enhancement grants
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Deadline: 2012-05-01

Professional photojournalist grants and student grants (Nov deadline)
Getty Images
Deadline: 2012-05-01

Learning and Leadership Grant (June Deadline)
National Education Association Foundation
Deadline: 2012-06-01

Funding for visual art
Luce Fund in American Art
Deadline: 2012-06-15

The Center for Fine Art Photography
Fort Collins, CO

$1000 Working Art Grant / Purchase Awards
Working Artist Org.
Tacoma, WA

Art in Public Places - RFQ
YoloArts Art and Ag Project
Woodland, CA

Artist Call
Sherwood Gallery
San Francisco, CA

Broadway Beautification Art in Public Places
City of Laguna Beach
Laguna Beach, CA

conferences/workshops   research

Social Entrepreneurship: The New California B-Corporation
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2012-04-18

Getting Big Results: Arts Partnerships with Small and Midsized Businesses (Webinar)
Date: 2012-04-24

Arts Education in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools 1999-2000 and 2009-2010
Federal Department of Education

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