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April 05, 2013 artbea
California Arts Council

New Council member: Christopher Coppola

The California Arts Council has a new Council member. Christopher Coppola was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown on Friday, April 5, 2013. SEE PRESS RELEASE

Quick survey of artists for disaster-planning research

Arts organizations and artists can end up in serious crises, from medical emergencies and sudden loss of leadership to theft or IT crashes. A consortium of arts-related organizations are researching how to help. If you're an artist or arts administrator, please respond to this quick survey to better prepare constituents and grantees to survive these trying episodes. SURVEY

Arts & early development webinar Apr 17: NEA, Head Start

Two federal agencies will present a public webinar on the importance of the arts in early childhood development on April 17, 2013, and the public is invited to participate. The webinar starts at 11:00 a.m. PST (2:00 p.m. in Washington, DC), and is free with advanced registration. REGISTER  SEE PRESS RELEASE

Artwork submissions sought by SoCal Senator

Each year state Senators highlight artists from their districts in the state Senate art show. A staffer from Senator Bob Huff's office reached out to tell the California ArtBeat that his office is seeking submissions from artists in his district, which covers portions of Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino Counties. Images may be emailed until April 19. SEE SENATOR HUFF'S PRESS RELEASE

See Yo-Yo Ma's arts-policy lecture online April 8

When Yo-Yo Ma takes the stage on Monday April 8 for the Nancy Hanks Lecture for arts public policy, there will be hundreds in the audience ... and potentially thousands watching online at the Americans for the Arts YouTube Channel, starting at 3:30 p.m. Pacific (6:30 p.m. in DC). A moderated chat with Ma on Tuesday will take place at 7:30 a.m. (10:30 a.m. in DC) as well.

what's new   jobs

SLO teacher James Bruce is a hero!
New Times

U.S. Children's Poet Laureate: 'Poetry should be read out loud even if you are all alone in a room'
Media Bistro

Palo Alto mayor, fellow council members call for more public art
San Jose Mercury News

Nevada County student takes third at Poetry Out Loud!
Nevada City-Grassy Valley Union

Celebrities and Art Collectors Flock to 2013 LA Art Show
Artfix Daily

Sharon Stone, Tracy Morgan to lobby lawmakers for arts funding
The Hill

Pacific Grove H.S. senior Arwa Awan wins Poetry Out Loud
Monterey County Herald

Chuck Close and Other Artists Go Back to Court in Battle Over Resale Royalty Law

Membership & Bookstore Associate
Pasadena Museum of California Art
Pasadena, CA

Production Manager
La Jolla Music Society
La Jolla, CA

Art Gallery Manager
Wall-Street Gallery
West Hollywood, CA

Boutique Manager
Venice, CA

Donor Stewardship Coordinator
Stanford University

grants   artist calls

Fund for Elementary School Drama (Grades 1-5)
Charlie Lovett Fund
Deadline: 2014-01-01

Grants for Organizations Benefitting At-Risk Youth
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Deadline: 2014-01-01

Art in LA 1945-1980, grants for LA archival projects
Getty Foundation
Deadline: 2014-01-01

National Native Artist Exchange (Ongoing Deadline)) Grants
New England Foundation for the Arts
Deadline: 2014-01-01

Docent.co Grand Opening
Philadelphia, London

Artwork Database
Crystal Lauren Cornell Art &Services
Santa Ana, CA

Freedom, Rebellion & Adventure
San Benito County Arts Council
Hollister, CA

Liquid Borders - Bari, July 2013
International ArtExpo
Bari, Italy

HeART & Soul ~ Take a Deeper Look
Soul Art Shows
Costa Mesa, CA

conferences/workshops   research

Contract and Copyright Basics for Artists
California Lawyers for the Arts
San Pedro, CA
Date: 2013-04-11

Arts & Human Development Task Force Webinar (Free)
National Endowment for the Arts
Online Webinar
Date: 2013-04-17

French-American Jazz Exchange
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Online Webinar
Date: 2013-04-10

ON DEMAND WEBINAR: Arts Education webinar -- Collective Impact
National Endowment for the Arts

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