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August 02, 2012 artbea
California Arts Council

New ArtWorks!: Eldergivers--Never Too Late to Create

Given the choices, bingo, TV or art--ART wins out! With many arts organizations serving populations of 8-year-olds, Eldergivers, a California Arts Council "Creating Public Value" grantee, serves clients whose average age is 80. Read about the most unexpected of voices waiting decades to be heard. Full story.

5 Organizations to Use CDP Data to Figure Out What's What

Five California organizations will utilize data from the California Cultural Data Project for research projects on California's arts and cultural sector through research grants as part of the California Cultural Data Project Working Group Research Grant Initiative. A total of $49,800 was made available for grants utilizing data from the California Cultural Data Project. More info.

Rural Arts Organizations Get Technical Assistance Grants

The California Arts Council approved technical assistance funding to 11 county arts agencies as part of the agency's State-Local Partnership Program at the Council's June 2012 meeting. The funding will be used for peer consultations and related technical assistance for these developing local arts agencies in rural areas of California.  More info.
If every california taxpayer gave $1, there would be $15 million for the arts.
what's new   jobs

When the Olympics Gave Out Medals for Art

Primary grade educators invited to free workshop to learn fun ways to teach science, technology, engineering, art and math
San Jose Mercury News

Art For Economy's Sake
Stateline/Pew Center on the States

Art? Indispensable!
San Luis Obispo Tribune

STEAM Ahead: Merging Arts and Science Education
Public Broadcasting Service

New Teaching Artist Institute Launched by San Diego Young Audiences
Huffington Post

State Arts Funding Begins Comeback

Joshua Tree: More than Just Camping
San Diego Reader

Immersed in Movies: Previewing Art and Science at SIGGRAPH, with Muren, Letteri, Trumbull, Landau, Deakins

Hollywood not opening doors to Bring Hollywood Home Foundation
Los Angeles Times

Music Integration Specialist
Music in Schools Today
San Francisco Bay Area

Teaching Artist
Music in Schools Today
San Francisco Bay Area

Development Assistant
The Crucible
Oakland, CA

Executive Director
Jackson, CA

Corporate and Foundations Grants Manager
New Conservatory Theatre Center
San Francisco, CA

grants   artist calls

Grants for Female-led Projects Promoting Womens' Racial and Economic Equality (Aug deadline)
Open Meadows Foundation
Deadline: 2012-08-14

Community Impact Grants Program from Home Depot (Aug deadline)
Home Depot
Deadline: 2012-08-13

Reseach: Art Works (Grants for Arts Education)
National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: 2012-11-06

New Directions Inc, Communtity of Friends
Los Angeles, CA

Call for Fiction Submissions
Unmanned Press
San Francisco, CA

Scapes: Land, Sea, Urban
Pacific Art League
Palo Alto, CA

Call for Los Angeles area Visual Artists -Theme, "Icons"
No Roses Gallery
Los Angeles, CA

David Lynch Exhibition
Public Works: Roll Up Gallery
San Francisco, CA

conferences/workshops   research

Teaching Artist Training
San Diego, CA
Date: 2012-08-07

Photography and the Law
Santa Monica, CA
Date: 2012-08-08

California Association of Museum's Collaborative Learning Conversation
Independence, CA
Date: 2012-08-09

Arts Education Field Guide
Americans for the Arts

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