Late Filers Can Still Contribute to "Arts Council Fund"
October 15 is the last day to file your 2011 state tax return to avoid penalties and interest. For those who are filing late, it's a good time to make a tax-deductible contribution to the "Arts Council Fund," a.k.a. Tax Checkoff for the Arts.
Explore Collaborative Learning for Museums in Webinars
The way people learn is changing. It's not just a one-way street anymore; it's collaborative. Is the California museum field ready to embrace and model this transformation for museum users? The California Association of Museums (CAM) thinks so.
Statewide Networks 2011-12
Arts service organizations provide services to artists and arts organizations through communications, professional development opportunities, networking and arts advocacy. Sixteen California arts service organizations that provide regional or statewide service receiving funding from the 2011-12 Statewide Networks Program. SEE PRESS RELEASE
Another Facebook Milestone for the California Arts Council
Some of you will remember that about a year ago, the California Arts Council and the Arizona Arts Commission began a friendly race to see which state's arts agency could reach 10,000 Facebook "likes" first. We got to the 10K mark in November 2011 ... and in less than a year doubled it to 20K!
YoungArts applications due Oct 19
YoungArts, a program for artistically talented 15- to 18-year-olds, identifies and nurtures emerging artists in the visual, literary and performing arts. Those accepted are eligible for scholarships and other awards, including nominations for U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts. Complete applications are due October 19, 2012. SEE MORE
"Million Plates" Ad Firm Sought
The California Arts Council seeks submissions from advertising firms for the Million Plates campaign. The Request for Proposals opened on September 7, 2012, and submissions are due by Friday, October 5, 2012. SEE RFP PDF * SEE DGS POSTING