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November 08, 2013 artbea
California Arts Council

Apply now for NEA's Big Read

The Big Read, a signature program from the National Endowment for the Arts, is now open for applications. Libraries, community groups and other nonprofits may apply before January 28, 2014. New titles include The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu and When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka.

US Mint seeking artists to design our nation's coins

The United States Mint and the National Endowment for the Arts are seeking artists to participate in the Mint's Artistic Infusion Program, a commission program for artists and illustrators to design the nation's coins and medals. "By partnering with the NEA, the Artistic Infusion Program will attract an even wider range of new and diverse artists to contribute to the design of America's coins and medals," said Mint Deputy Director Richard A. Peterson. Are they looking for you?

what's new   jobs

Piece by piece, Palo Alto is using developer money to expand public art collection
San Francisco Chronicle

Remembering the Value of an Arts Education

Santa Ana Seeks Artists to Beautify Utility Boxes

Why Art Therapy is Good for the Brain
A Place for Mom

Santa Monica Public Art Takes Centerstage with 'Chain Reaction'
Santa Monica Daily Press

Executive Director
Commission for Arts and Culture
San Diego, CA

Mobile Photo Editor (Contractor)
Sunnyvale, CA

Curatorial Assistant
The Museums of Los Gatos
Los Gatos, CA

Roman J. Witt Artist in Residence
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Manager of Individual Giving
The Broad Stage
Santa Monica, CA

grants   artist calls

Scholarly Editions and Translations
National Endowment for the Humanities
Deadline: 2014-01-07

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

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

Service Grants
The Taproot Foundation
Deadline: 2013-12-01

Art and the Culture of Competition
Harper College Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
Palatine, IL

Expressions West 2014
Coos Art Museum
Coos Bay, OR

Experimental Tape Art ($2,200 in prizes)
New York, NY

Paintings Of Pets (Open)
New York, NY

Dance Films
Tiny Dance Film Festival
San Francisco, CA

conferences/workshops   research

"Ask an Expert" Webinar: Engage Your Audience! Support Your Orchestra With a Powerful Website
Association of California Symphony Orchestras
Online Webinar
Date: 2013-11-13

Introduction to Fundraising Planning (Free)
Foundation Center
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2013-11-15

Do You Have Questions About Health Care Reform and the Affordable Care Act? (Free)
San Francisco Arts

Date: 2013-11-16

Preserved Drawing in a Sculptor with Dementia
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences

Storytelling & Social Change: A strategy guide for grantmakers
Working Narratives

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