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June 14, 2013 artbea
California Arts Council

Cultural Data Project seeks input

The Cultural Data Project -- an online tool utilized by many major funders in the state, including the California Arts Council -- is seeking input to help improve services. Arts administrators and others are asked to complete a simple survey and provide feedback. Respondents are eligible to win a gift-card. SEE SURVEY LINK * SEE BACKGROUND MESSAGE TO FIELD

Artists' workforce data tool from the NEA

A new data tool from the National Endowment for the Arts demonstrates the impact artists have on the national economy. "Artists represent just 1.4 percent of the labor force, but they have an outsized role as entrepreneurs and innovators who contribute to the vitality of the communities where they live and work," said NEA Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa. SEE PRESS RELEASE * SEE DATA TOOL

Arts Council Listening Tour: San Diego and San Jose

The California Arts Council is in the process of creating a new Strategic Plan. To gather your ideas, the Arts Council is conducting a "listening tour," a series of meetings to ask for input from interested Californians.  Our last stops are San Diego on June 19, San Jose on June 25 and Costa Mesa on July 25.

what's new   jobs

"A Father's Advice" from CA's Poet Laureate
UCR Today

The Creative Capital of the World
Huffington Post

How the Arts Can Improve Your Health
Huffington Post

A report after a year in Aggieland - interview with 2012 POL champ
Davis Enterprise

Cambodia welcomes statues' return from US museum
Wall Street Journal

Copyright: Empowering Innovation and Creativity
Huffington Post

California Arts Council Funding Bill Stalls, but Plan B Emerges
Arts for LA

Museum Assistant
Long Beach Museum of Art
Long Beach, CA

Designer/Artist Assistant
MC Studio
Los Angeles, CA

Development Associate / Database Administrator
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Beverly Hills, CA

Staff Accountant
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Beverly Hills, CA

Associate Director of Development
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Beverly Hills, CA

grants   artist calls

Keeping Music Alive
The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation
Deadline: 2013-08-01

Pioneer Drama Service Seeks Entries from Middle and High School Drama Programs for The Show Must Go On Video Contest
Pioneer Drama Services
Deadline: 2013-06-30

SDC Foundation Programs for Emerging Artists
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation
Deadline: 2013-07-31

Community Stories Grant
Cal Humanities
Deadline: 2013-08-01

Multi-Arts Production Fund
Multi-Arts Production Fund
Deadline: 2013-10-04

Contemporary Expressionism Juried Show
San Diego Museum of Art Artists Guild
San Diego, CA

ENDANGERED Art & Photography Contest 2013
ENDANGERED: Art for Apes
Sag Harbor, NY

Bridge to the Soul: Online and Traveling Exhibition
Art 4 All People/AYAtelier.com
Los Angeles, CA

Exhibit in Australia
The Australian Art Show
Melbourne & Sydney, Australia

Working Artist Org. / $1000 Working Art Grant / Art Purchase Awards
Working Artist Org.
Seattle, WA

conferences/workshops   research

Understanding Long-term & Cumulative Effects
Americans for the Arts
Online Webinar
Date: 2013-06-27

Proposal Writing Workshop
Foundation Center
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2013-06-25

Photography & the Law
California Lawyers for the Arts
Santa Monica, CA
Date: 2013-06-19

Public Art: Contracts and Fabrication
California Lawyers for the Arts
Los Angeles, CA
Date: 2013-06-22

Music Law Basics for the Social Media and Digital Age
California Lawyers for the Arts
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2013-06-26

Worlds Collide! Today's New Universe
Association of California Symphony Orchestras
Costa Mesa, CA
Date: 2013-07-25

Equal Opportunity Data Mining: National Statistics about Working Artists
National Endowment for the Arts

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