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October 04, 2012 artbea
California Arts Council

Nominate CA arts on NEA's Facebook in October

October is National Arts and Humanities Month, and the National Endowment for the Arts wants to highlight favorite local arts organizations on its Facebook page -- one a day, for 31 days. Know a fabulous one in your community? Nominate it today! (But no self-nominations, please.) Make a nomination.

List Your Event for National Arts & Humanities Month Online

National Arts & Humanities Month is a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of culture in America designed to encourage all Americans to explore new facets of the arts and humanities in their lives, and to begin a lifelong habit of active participation.  Now Americans for the Arts has an easy way for the people to learn about your National Arts & Humanities Month event.

The Latest with CREATE CA? Updated Webpage Reveals All

CREATE CA:   Core   Reforms   Engaging   Arts   To   Educate
As an inter-agency, broad-based coalition of partners, CREATE CA is more than an initiative. It’s a movement. CREATE CA teams innovative thinkers from multiple sectors of California’s creative economy, public and private, to design an educational environment for all children that features arts education as part of the solution to the crisis in our schools. READ ABOUT THE INITIATIVE'S PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE.

California's Uta Barth Now MacArthur "Genius" Fellow

She got a phone call out of the blue: $500,000 – no strings attached.  Uta Barth, Southern California conceptual photographer, was just named one of 2012's MacArthur Foundation Fellows, one of the world's most prestigious honors. 

what's new   jobs

Big Bird in the Presidential Debate: Mitt Romney advocates cutting funding for Sesame Street, PBS
Washington Post

Seeking Return of Art, Turkey Jolts Museums
New York Times

Public Funding for the Arts: 2012 Update
Grantmakers in the Arts

The Visual Effects Society Inducts Seven New Fellows For Their Contributions To The Art
Shoot Online

The Museum of Craft and Folk Art Closes Forever in December
SF Weekly

Isleworth Mona Lisa conjures new art world mystery
News Times

Should The Federal Government Invest In Arts Education?
Mint Press News

The creative economy is becoming an integral part of global trends.
Creative Mornings

Artificial intelligence cracks history of art

Calistoga Candidates Face "Arts Town Hall"
Napa Valley Patch

Director of Development
Nimbus Arts
St Helena, CA

Theatre Operations and Technical Assistant
City of Tracy
Tracy, CA

Dublin, Ireland

Executive Director
Museum of Children's Art (MOCHA)
Oakland, CA

The Granada Theatre volunteer usher opportunity
The Granada Theatre (The Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts)
Santa Barbara, CA

grants   artist calls

Learning and Leadership Grant (October deadline)
National Education Association Foundation
Deadline: 2012-10-15

Student Achievement Grants (October deadline)
National Education Association Foundation
Deadline: 2012-10-15

Children's Fund
LEGO Group
Deadline: 2012-10-15

Choreographers in Mentorship Exchange (San Francisco/Bay Area deadline)
Margaret Jenkins Dance Company
Deadline: 2012-10-15

Contemporary Arts Performance Projects
Multi-Arts Production Fund
Deadline: 2012-10-17

Organizational Grant Program
Los Angeles County Arts Commission
Deadline: 2012-10-17

Seasons Online Art Competition
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
Jupiter, FL

2013 Wild & Scenic Film Festival Art Exhibition: A Climate of Change
Nevada County Arts
Nevada City, CA

Field Projects Artist Open Call
Field Projects Gallery
New York, NY

Out of the Blue
Gallery Route One
Point Reyes Station, CA

5th Annual Juried Exhibition
Idaho Falls Arts Council
Idaho Falls, ID

conferences/workshops   research

The Representational Art Conference
California Lutheran University
Ventura, CA
Date: 2012-10-14

Merchandising, Commercial Tie-ins, Product Placement & Sponsorships
California Lawyers for the Arts
Los Angeles, CA
Date: 2012-10-06

Contract Basics for Artists (and Networking Event)
California Lawyers for the Arts
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2012-10-11

Strengthening Your Nonprofit's Income Portfolio
Foundation Center
Online Webinar
Date: 2012-10-10

A Day for Individual Artists
Foundation Center
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2012-10-11

Inside a Museum Turnaround
Americans for the Arts
Online Webinar
Date: 2012-10-09

Arts enrichment and preschool emotions for low-income children at risk
Early Childhood Research Quarterly

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