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May 17, 2012 artbea
California Arts Council

Marissa Kunz: Nailing Jello to the Wall

If you’re wondering where that cover photo image on our Facebook page came from, wonder no more. It’s the creation of Marissa Kunz and the talented kids at Sherman Elementary School in San Francisco.

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Congratulations, Corbin!

Corbin Schaefer Gomez, California's representative in the National Poetry Out Loud Competition and a student from El Dorado County, received an Honorable Mention as one of the highest scoring competitors in the 17-state region that included our state. This is the highest honor ever bestowed on a California competitor.

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

Learning How to Be a Professional Artist Is a Lifelong Process
Huffington Post

Music program suspension leaves hole in education for Chico community students
Chico Orion

Arts Left Behind?
San Diego Reader

Should Mamas Let Their Babies Grow up to Study Writing?
Huffington Post

California's New Poet Laureate

NEA chief Landesman talks up arts education in Atlanta
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

An imagination is a terrible thing to waste

Plating the Arts in South Pasadena
Pasadena Star-News

Doctor in audience saves dancer whose heart stops on stage
New York Daily News

CA Poet Laureate blogs for Humanities Council
Arts Council staff

Adminstrative Office Coordinator
Arcata, CA

Contributing Writer
New Capital Projects
Chicago, IL

Program Assistant, Arts and Culture
San Francisco Foundation
San Francisco, CA

Executive Director
Richmond Art Center
Richmond, CA

Production Manager
Cygnet Theatre
San Diego

grants   artist calls

Humanities Initiatives at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
National Endowment for the Humanities
Deadline: 2012-06-27

Humanities Initiatives at Tribal Colleges and Universities
National Endowment for the Humanities
Deadline: 2012-06-27

Mini-grant Program For Public Schools and Public Libraries
Ezra Jack Keats Foundation
Deadline: 2012-06-30

Touching Lives Through Theatre grants (for middle/high schools)
Pioneer Drama Services
Deadline: 2012-06-30

Alameda County Fair Fine Art Contests
Alameda County Fair
Pleasanton, CA

Face Me
Sebastopol Center for the Arts
Sebastopol, CA

Art In The Park - Sept 8-9, 2012
Petaluma Arts Association
Petaluma, CA

Handmade in America
Singing Stone Gallery & Studio
Tampa, FL

Center Forward 2012 CFE
The Center for Fine Art Photography
Fort Collins, CO

conferences/workshops   research

EDA Learning Exchanges: Share ideas and information about audience engagement
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2012-06-27

Board Development training with Kay Sprinkel Grace
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2012-05-19

ACTA Informational Meeting
Date: 2012-05-21

ACTA Informational Meeting
San Jose, CA
Date: 2012-05-22

Starting a Nonprofit Arts Organization
Los Angeles, CA
Date: 2012-05-23

New Engines of Growth: Five Roles for Arts, Culture & Design
National Governors' Association

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