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June 28, 2012 artbea
California Arts Council

New ArtWorks! Story: Bethune TheatreDanse

On February 12, 2012, Zina Bethune died tragically. But the remarkable dance company that she founded over 30 years ago lives on, proving that death won't stop the company and disabilities won't stop the dancers.

Peach Farmer Named to National Council for the Arts

California writer David "Mas" Masamoto has been named to the National Council on the Arts. He is an organic peach and grape farmer, author, and columnist for The Fresno Bee. His most well-known book is Epitaph for a Peach. He joins two other Californians on the Council, Ben Donenberg of the Shakespeare Center and Frank Price of Price Entertainment, both of Los Angeles. White House Press Release.

Big Grants Awarded by Big Funders

Two large funding entities, The James Irvine Foundation and the Creative Work Fund, have recently announced funding for their programs.

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

Academy of Art University Launches Digital Alumni Magazine
PR Web

National National Endowment for the Arts Funding Reduction Proposed
Arts for LA

The Rise of the Creative Class, Revisited
National Journal

Art museum founders bow out during 10th anniversary celebrations
Pasadena Star-News

City of San Diego Nonprofit Arts and Culture Industry Generates $579.4 Million in Economic Activity and Supports 17,817 Jobs Annually
City of San Diego

A monolithic debut for LACMA's 'Levitated Mass'
Los Angeles Times

California Community Foundation's $5.1 million grants to LA County includes $402K for the arts
California Community Foundation

National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2012 NEA National Heritage Fellowship Recipients
National Endowment for the Arts

Budget blues in Chico, including arts cuts
Chico News and Review

Stanislaus Arts Council will close by end of the month
The Modesto Bee

Director of Programs
San Jose, CA

Elementary School Art Teacher
Incredible Children's Art Network
Santa Barbara, CA

Executive Director
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation
San Francisco, CA

Development Manager
California Summer Music
San Francisco, CA

Gallery Cleaner & General Handyman
Ace Gallery
Los Angeles

grants   artist calls

Ideas That Matter Design Grant Program
Sappi Fine Paper North America
Deadline: 2012-07-20

innOVATION Grants Program
Deadline: 2012-07-31

Down The Rabbit Hole
Alchemy Art Gallery
San Diego, CA

The Third Dimension
3D Camp Houston Symposium
Houston, TX

2012 Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest
Poets Club of Lincoln
Lincoln, CA

Baang and Burne Contemporary Call for New Artists 2012
Baang and Burne Contemporary
New York City, NY

Love/Hate Photography Show
StoneCrop Gallery
York, ME

conferences/workshops   research

The 36th Annual Conference & Theatre Tour
San Diego, CA
Date: 2012-07-18

Building Partnerships with Business: Volunteering for the Arts (The pARTnership Movement series)
Online Webinar
Date: 2012-07-18

A Diverse Palette: What Arts Graduates Say About Their Education & Careers (2012)
Strategic National Arts Alumni Project

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