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April 26, 2012 artbea
California Arts Council

Successful Arts Education Hearing at the Capitol

It was standing room only in the conference room where Arts Education was discussed at the Capitol on April 18, 2012. Malissa Feruzzi Shriver, Chair of the California Arts Council and co-Chair of the CREATE CA initiative, testified about the stressed circumstances of arts education in the state--and about the potential for a major turnaround for the arts and arts education.

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Californians get arts grants from the National Endowment

The National Endowment for the Arts announced this week that it will grant $77.17 million to not-for-profit organizations and state arts agencies nationwide--including to 132 California organizations for $5.04 million. Of that amount, $1.1 million is for the California Arts Council to further its partnership activities with the NEA as the state's arts agency.

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Apply Now for Arts Administration Consultations

Could your organization benefit from receiving 100 hours of consulting services from a professionally trained graduate student? The Masters in Arts Management Program of the Claremont Graduate University will place a select number of graduate students to consult with arts and cultural institutions in fall 2012. Deadline:  May 18, 2012.

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Shriver's Testimony on Arts Ed to Legislature

Testimony from Malissa Feruzzi Shriver, Chair of the California Arts Council, to the California Legislature at an informational hearing called by Senator Curren Price, Chair of the Joint Committee on the Arts, on April 18, 2012.

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

Arts Endowment Trims Support for PBS Shows
New York Times

Kids with autism find music therapeutic
Daily Record (N.J.)

Poetry Out Loud National Finals set for May in Washington, DC
Arts Council staff

Californians receive significant Doris Duke Foundation artist award
Arts Council staff

USC's take on the hugely successful Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
USC News

The Return of Art Program in Schools
New America Media

Study from California company Adobe reveals global creativity gap
Arts Council Staff

Movie Studios Are Forcing Hollywood to Abandon 35mm Film
LA Weekly

Broad coalition pushes to restore arts to California schools
USA Today

California Poet Laureate, from trailer to boardroom
Ocean Beach Rag

Ace Gallery
Los Angeles, CA

Kids Arts and Crafts Instructor
MakeSpace ARTS
Pasadena, CA

Fall Kennedy Center Internships: Hands-on Experience for Aspiring Arts Managers
DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the Kennedy Center
Washington, D.C.

Teaching Artists!
Southern Exposure
San Francisco, CA

Event Production Intern
The Los Angeles Jewish Symphony
Woodland Hills, CA

grants   artist calls

Challenge America Fast-Track:Grants for Arts Projects
National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: 2012-05-24

Master Artists-in-Residence Program (May deadline)
Atlantic Center for the Arts
Deadline: 2012-05-18

City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program
City of Oakland
Deadline: 2012-05-25

I Cannot Work Without a Model!
New Art Now
Tampa, FL

Call for Artist
California Art Walk
Anaheim, CA

2013 Artists in Residency
Caldera Arts Center
Sisters, OR

Animals: Facts, Fairy Tales & Fantasy
Pacific Art League
Palo Alto, CA

Can You Hear Me Now?
StoneCrop Gallery
York, ME

conferences/workshops   research

Documenting Your Work as an Artist: Telling Your Story with Images
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2012-05-05

Music Supervisor Agreements
Santa Monica, CA
Date: 2012-04-28

Free Arts Advice for Individual Artists and Arts Organizations at "Arts Tune-up"
Santa Clarita, CA
Date: 2012-04-28

Flywheel: Creative Economy Incubator
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2012-06-01

FY11 Arts and Culture Economic and Community Impact Report
City of San Diego

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