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September 26, 2013 artbea
California Arts Council

Are you ready for National Arts & Humanities Month?

Every day in California we celebrate the Arts and Creativity, but October is the month our nation gets the party started! October is National Arts and Humanities Month, the leading annual celebration for the arts and humanities in the nation. How will you celebrate and raise awareness for the arts in your community?

Wanted: Creative Californians for US Arts Leader Councils

Four Americans for the Arts Leadership Councils are seeking nominations for new council members to serve three-year terms from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2016. Do you know of some hard working Californians fit to join the Arts Education Council, Emerging Leader Council, Private Sector Council, or the Public Art Network Council? Nominations close October 9. 

NEA "Our Town" grant application open

The National Endowment for the Arts posted the guidelines and application materials for Our Town, the agency's primary creative placemaking grants program. This year, four California cities were awarded this prestigious grant... can we top that in 2014? Pending availability of funding, grants will range from $25,000 to $200,000. Deadline is January 13, 2014.

what's new   jobs

Want Quick, Accurate Thinking? Ask a Musician
Pacific Standard

Nonprofit Fundraising Insights from 2013 Donor Survey
Miratel Solutions

Help Assemble the GOOD City Index

On tipping the dominoes then walking away
Arts Journal Blogs

Arts attendance in U.S. continues to slide: NEA report
Los Angeles Times

Arts education benefits study of other subjects, say experts
The Desert Sun

Communications & Special Events Manager
Gemini Ink
San Antonio, TX

Managing Director
AXIS Dance Company
Oakland, CA

Administrative Coordinator
Carmel Bach Festival
Carmel, CA

Digital Media Instructor
Freshi Media
Burbank/Bay Area/ Sacramento/Irvine

Development Coordinator
Arts Benicia
Benicia, CA

grants   artist calls

Young Jazz Composer Awards
ASCAP Foundation
Deadline: 2013-12-01

Residency Partnership Program
Chamber Music America
Deadline: 2013-11-01

Submissions for Documentary Fund
Tribeca Film Institute
Deadline: 2013-11-05

Theatre Grants
The Shubert Foundation
Deadline: 2013-12-02

Antenna: Open Call
Press Street
New Orleans

Cat Walk Public Art Installation
Town of Los Gatos
Los Gatos, CA

Contemporary Art at HSG Tell
University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
St.Gallen, Switzerland

65 Degrees: An Exhibition of Contemporary Encaustic Art
Nave Gallery
Somerville, MA

Nave Gallery
Somerville, MA

conferences/workshops   research

Mediation Panel Orientation & Training
California Lawyers for the Arts
Los Angeles, CA
Date: 2013-10-19

Focus on Arts: Virtual Coffee & Conversation with the Doris Duke Charitable Fund (Free)
Foundation Center
Online Webinar
Date: 2013-10-10

Dance Conversations - Theatres in Dance (Free)
Arpana Dance Company/UC Irvine/Ektaa Center
Irvine, CA
Date: 2013-10-26

How a Nation Engages with Art: Highlights from the 2012 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts

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