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August 23, 2012 artbea
California Arts Council

Building San Jose's "Platform" for Creative Placemaking

With the theme, Platform: Building Networks to Catalyze Creative Urban Culture, the City of San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs and the California Arts Council hope to lead a lively discussion about Creative Placemaking. The September 14 event at San Jose City Hall includes a number of sessions and exhibits. And Arts Council Director Craig Watson will lead a conversation with local arts and economic development leaders on innovative examples of creative placemaking.

Emergency Aid for Craft Artists in No. California Fire Zone

CERF+, the national emergency preparedness and response organization, announces that emergency relief assistance is available for professional craft artists seriously affected by the Northern California wildfires.

Let's Celebrate National Arts in Education Week!

Back to school time? You bet! Reason to celebrate? Arts education, of course. Celebrate National Arts in Education Week from September 9-15, 2012 -- draw attention to arts education in your school and build momentum for a great school year.

Creating Public Value 2011-12 grantees

The California Arts Council announced the grantees for its Creating Public Value program this week. Seventy-seven organizations received funding to provide arts programming in rural and underserved communities in which geography, economic conditions, ethnic background, or disability hinder access to the arts. SEE PRESS RELEASE


VISIT CALIFORNIA has plenty of tools to inform people about the great things happening in California. Their quarterly "What's New in California" press release is distributed to tourism media outlets around the world. Items for the Winter wrap-up are due September 21, 2012. INDUSTRY WEBSITE

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

CA Arts Council Funds Statewide Creative Economy Impact Report
Arts for LA

Impressive new public art works at San Diego County Operations Center
U-T San Diego

It Starts With Art
The California State University

New Management for Fremont Symphony at a Critical Stage
San Francisco Classical Voice

CA Poet Laureate and others recommend books to presidential candidates
Los Angeles Times

Getty Foundation announces $1.95 million grant to CGU in support of the Getty Leadership Institute
Claremont Graduate University

Musicians' Brains Might Have an Edge on Aging
Doctor's Lounge

Mitt Romney: Eliminate NEA Funding

Hamlisch understood importance of art education
The Hour

iPhone Arts Festival Coming to Santa Monica
Santa Monica Patch

Executive Assistant
Association of California Symphony Orchestras
Sacramento, CA

Program Coordinator
Joe Goode Performance Group
San Francisco, CA

Costume Manager
Los Angeles Ballet
Los Angeles, CA

Box Office & Administrative Assistant
Los Angeles Ballet
Los Angeles, CA

Freelance Art Handler
ASP Fine Art Services
Los Angeles, CA

grants   artist calls

USArtists International Funding for International Festivals (Sept deadline)
National Endowment for the Arts / Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Deadline: 2012-09-07

Jonathan Larson Grants (musical theater)
American Theatre Wing
Deadline: 2012-09-14

Applied Materials Excellence in the Arts (Sept deadline)
Arts Council Silicon Valley
Deadline: 2012-09-10

Sundance Institute/Alfred P. Sloan Commissioning Grant
Sundance Institute
Deadline: 2012-09-07

Culver City Performing Arts Grants
City Council, Culver City
Deadline: 2012-09-10

Bridging Cultures Bookshelf Muslim Journeys
National Endowment for the Humanities
Deadline: 2012-09-25

Holiday Performer Auditions
San Diego and Los Angeles

2013 Newport Beach Film Festival Now Open for Submissions!
Newport Beach Film Festival
Newport Beach, CA

Uptown Art Park Call for Sculptures
Oakland Public Art Program

Apply for 17th Marin Art Festival
Marin Art Festival
San Rafael, CA

CreativiTea call for artists
KPFA and ACCI Gallery
Berkeley, CA

conferences/workshops   research

Contract Basics for Creative Artists
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2012-08-28

La Mesa Series: Adornment: Traditional Arts & the Natural World
Berkeley, CA
Date: 2012-08-27

What To Do If You Have An Invention And How To Make The Best Use Of A Patent Lawyer
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2012-08-29

Awakening the Power of Collective Impact
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2012-08-28

Grant Workshop: California Documentary Project Grant
Online Webinar
Date: 2012-08-28

State Film Subsidies: Not Much Bang For Too Many Bucks
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

How Dance Audiences Engage: Summary Report from a National Survey of Dance Audiences

Creative California Desert--the Creative Economy Baseline Study

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