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May 31, 2013 artbea
California Arts Council

California "Big Read" 2013 recipients

The National Endowment for the Arts announced its 2013 "Big Read" recipients. Seventy-seven organizations received funding nationally, with 13 of them in California.

Listening Tour--June 7 in Sacramento

Members of the California Arts Council will host the agency's Strategic Plan "Listening Tour" meeting in Sacramento on June 7. The meeting will start at 10:30 a.m. and conclude at 12:00 noon. The public may make comments. RSVPs are encouraged.  See public notice in story. * RSVP * OTHER DATES

Staffer Rob Lautz Departs Agency

Arts Program Specialist Rob Lautz will be leaving the California Arts Council to accept a position at the Department of Developmental Services. Rob's last day at the Arts Council will be Friday, June 7, 2013.

Capitol Display of Visual Arts from California K-12 Schools

The California Arts Council took a stroll through the Capitol hallways this month, and noticed some beautiful artwork from two schools in the state. Turns out the Legislature has a program to show off the best from California K-12 schools. Continue reading for information on how your school could be considered.

what's new   jobs

Big state arts funding bill falters, so backers lower the ante
Los Angeles Times

Why Philanthropy Should Steam Ahead and Support the Creative Economy
Huffington Post

Why Fresno Is The Land Of Poets
Here and Now

Are the Arts Dead in California's Public Schools?
Zocolo Public Square

CA State Summer School for the Arts scholars are named for 2013
The Acorn

Modesto Art Museum gets $101K grant
The Modesto Bee

Using Neuroscience to Better Appreciate Art
Psych Central

How to Entice People to Buy Symphony Tickets
Pacific Standard

Arts in schools: Unusual charters use dance, string instruments to motivate students

Military Moms Singing Group Inspired by Deployed Children

Part-Time Studio Assistant for Interdisciplinary Multimedia Artist
Los Angeles, CA

General Manager, Stanford Live & Bing Concert Hall
Stanford University

Director of Music Programs, Education and Engagement, Stanford Live
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Development Officer, Claire Trevor School Of The Arts
University of California at Irvine
Irvine, CA

Artist Services Coordinator
La Jolla Music Society
La Jolla, CA

grants   artist calls

Barnes & Noble Sponsorships & Donations - National program
Barnes & Noble
Deadline: 2014-01-01

One-year Aid Grants for Experienced Artists
Pollock-Krasner Foundation
Deadline: 2014-01-01

Performing Arts Management Fellowship
Kennedy Center
Deadline: 2013-08-13

Creative Leadership Grants 2013
Deadline: 2013-06-21

SDCF Observership Program
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation
Deadline: 2013-06-01

Artist to Create Distinctive Artwork for Rosie's Dog Beach
Arts Council for Long Beach
Long Beach, CA

International Wall Painting Competition in Toride 2013
Toride City Urban Design With Mural Executive Committee, Toride City
Toride Shi Bunka Geijutsu Ka, International Wall Painting Competition in Toride 2013 5139 Terada Toride City Ibaraki Japan

Papirmass 2014 Call for Entries
Toronto, Canada

All Things Instagram
Right Side Art
Portland, OR

Juried Fine Art Exhibition: Childhood Memories
Smithtown Township Arts Council
Saint James, NY

conferences/workshops   research

5th Annual Literary Workshop: Guide to Modern Book Publishing
California Lawyers for the Arts
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2013-06-03

Art of Science Learning Incubator for Innovation
Balboa Park Cultural Partnership
San Diego, CA
Date: 2013-06-01

Learn about funding for traditional artists and organizations
Alliance for California Traditional Arts
Online Webinar
Date: 2013-06-04

Learn about funding for traditional artists and organizations
Alliance for California Traditional Arts
Online Webinar
Date: 2013-06-05

Connecting Vision to Practical Strategies
Cultural Connections
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2013-06-06

L.A. Dance Summit
Center for Cultural Innovation
Los Angeles, CA
Date: 2013-06-06

Workshops-GYST 8 week version
Get Your Sh*t Together
Pasadena, CA
Date: 2013-06-03

Fundraising with Social Media
Foundation Center
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2013-06-04

Nonprofit Explorer: Research Financial Data from Nonprofits

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