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November 14, 2013 artbea
California Arts Council

California Coastal Art & Poetry Contest

California Coastal Commission invites California students in kindergarten through 12th grade to submit artwork or poetry with a California coastal or marine theme to their annual Coastal Art & Poetry Contest. Up to ten winners will be selected to win $100 gift certificates to an art supply or book store, and each winner's sponsoring teacher will receive a $50 gift certificate for educational supplies.

New Afterschool Arts Programs Research

How can high-quality arts programs attract and retain low-income urban tweens? Drawing on hundreds of interviews with young people, their families, leaders of exemplary programs and others nationwide, a new report from the Wallace Foundation offers some answers, including 10 principles for developing effective programming. Learn more about findings from the report Something to Say: Success Principles for Afterschool Arts Programs From Urban Youth and Other Experts during a live webinar on November 21. 

what's new   jobs

Bringing More Veterans to Work in the Arts Benefits Vets and the Art World
The Daily Beast

Belting out songs from musicals is good for your brain
Arts Professional

Palo Alto expands public art program
Palo Alto Online

You have a lot to do at SAN: A look at the airport's new art
San Diego Magazine

Santa Barbara County Arts Commission Awards $15,450 in Arts Enrichment Grants

Director of Development
San Jose Repertory Theatre
San Jose, CA

Part-Time Development Assistant
Los Angeles Ballet
Los Angeles, CA

Teaching Artist: Beginning Vocal/Choral Music Specialist
Pacific Chorale
Santa Ana, CA

Executive Director
Commission for Arts and Culture
San Diego, CA

Mobile Photo Editor (Contractor)
Sunnyvale, CA

grants   artist calls

Grants Supporting Asian Language Study
Blakemore Foundation
Deadline: 2013-12-30

Arts for teens, social change, and community-driven design
Surdna Foundation
Deadline: 2014-01-01

Museums for America Grants
Museums for America
Deadline: 2013-12-02

NEA Our Town
National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: 2014-01-13

2014 Paperworks, Fiber, and Texture Exhibition
Long Beach Arts
Long Beach, CA

Improv Groups, Stand up Comics
Coachella Improv/Comedy Festival
Indio, CA

Body, body, bodies
Queer Cultural Center
San Francisco, CA

Exhibition/Production Residency/Exhibition Residency
La Bande Video
Quebec, Canada

California Coastal Art & Poetry Contest
California Coastal Commission
Throughout California

conferences/workshops   research

CDP Orientation Webinars (Free)
Cultural Data Project
Online Webinar
Date: 2013-11-21

Rock Your Contracts: Hands-on with Musician and Band Agreements
California Lawyers for the Arts
Santa Monica, CA
Date: 2013-11-20

Something to Say: Success Principles for Afterschool Arts Programs From Urban Youth and Other Experts
The Wallace Foundation

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