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September 20, 2012 artbea
California Arts Council

2012-13 "Artists in Schools" Grantees Announced

The California Arts Council announced that 139 organizations received Artists in Schools 2012-13 grants to provide high quality arts education through in-school and after-school programs--a total of $1,076,666. "The California Arts Council's Artists in Schools program strives to improve K-12 education for thousands of our state's children--many who might not have access to arts education without Artists in Schools," said Arts Council Director Craig Watson. SEE PRESS RELEASE

Free Museum Day: Saturday, Sept. 29

Dozens of California museums (and thousands nationwide) are participating with the Smithsonian's "Free Museum Day" program and opening their doors at no cost on Saturday, September 29, 2012. A (free) ticket from the Smithsonian website is required. SEE INFORMATION AND TICKET DOWNLOAD * SEE PARTICIPATING CALIFORNIA INSTITUTIONS

Got Grants? Fall Grant Season Wide Open

Ah, the waft of cooler breezes, the shorter days, the turning leaves. Yes, folks, it's grant season. We want to remind you of the many terrific grant opportunities with autumn deadlines. First step? A look at our über-popular "Grants" web page where you can sort by deadline, discipline, applicant type or region, and then plot your march to the money.

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

Education Department Awards $6.6 Million Grant to Support Arts Education
US Department of Education

Crowd-funding sites such as Kickstarter yield a mixed record of success

It's Arts in Education Week: Let's Celebrate and Get to Work!

MilTree: Healing Military Veterans Through the Arts

Sonia Romeo's Medallions Rise Up in Little Tokyo

State of arts funding: Donors show caution
U-T San Diego

Zachary Copfer Blends Bacteria And Photography In Bacteriography Series (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Huffington Post

Ford Provides Scholarships to Latino Artists
Hispanic Business

The National Endowment for the Arts Presents a New System Map to Guide Research Agenda Over the Next Five Years

Administrative Assistant
California Alliance for Arts Education

Executive Director
Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts
Alta Loma, CA

Part-Time Teaching Artist Assistant
Southern Exposure
San Francisco, CA

Press & Marketing Manager
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
Santa Barbara

Membership & Special Projects Assistant
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
Santa Barbara, CA

grants   artist calls

Summer Stipends
National Endowment for the Humanities
Deadline: 2012-09-27

Choreographers in Mentorship Exchange (Southern California deadline)
Margaret Jenkins Dance Company
Deadline: 2012-10-01

Research Grant in Art Education
National Art Educational Association
Deadline: 2012-10-01

SFFS/KRF Filmmaking Grants (Fall deadline)
San Francisco Film Society
Deadline: 2012-09-26

Small grants for creative projects for classroom teachers
Kids in Need Foundation
Deadline: 2012-09-30

NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship
National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: 2012-10-01

Call for Artists
City of Sunnyvale
Sunnyvale, CA

Call for Artists: WRAP
Port of San Diego
San Diego, CA

Art for the House 2012
Hospitality House
San Francisco, CA

"Order, Chaos and Disarray"
Serene Insights Arts Gallery
west Bend, WI

SymphoNet Young Artist Competition
New West Symphony and iCadenza
Thousand Oaks, CA

conferences/workshops   research

Scenario Planning & Collaboration Among Heritage Institutions to Improve Disaster Preparedness for Collections
California Association of Museums
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2012-09-24

Collaborative Learning Conversation/Webinar (Free)
California Association of Museums
Online Webinar
Date: 2012-09-26

Collaborative Learning Conversation/Webinar (Free)
California Association of Museums
Online Webinar
Date: 2012-09-27

Nonprofit CRM Roundtable (Free)
Foundation Center
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2012-09-25

Engaging the Next Generation of Philanthropists (Free)
Foundation Center
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2012-09-26

Foundation Fundraising
Foundation Center
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2012-09-27

Artist Employment Projections Through 2018
National Endowment for the Arts

California's Arts Ecology
The James Irvine Foundation

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