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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
March 21, 2014

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Meet the Poetry Out Loud State Competitors

The California county finalists have made their selections, memorized, and rehearsed. Thirty-five counties will participate in the Poetry Out Loud State Finals in Sacramento. View a list of the state competitors, including the poems they'll recite, at this link. You can watch the finals live on the Cal Channel beginning at 8:10 a.m. on Monday, March 24.   MORE >>

New! Calendar Available on

Want to stay up-to-date on the latest program deadlines, events, and meetings of the California Arts Council? Visit the new calendar feature on our website.    MORE >>

Grant Deadlines: Arts on the Air & Artists in Schools

Our Arts on the Air and Artists in Schools programs close today. Make sure your organization doesn't miss a deadline. Head over to the programs page of our website for applications, guidelines, and program details.   MORE >>

Top 10 Reasons to Support the Arts in 2014

In anticipation of next week's National Arts Advocacy Day, Americans for the Arts has updated their handy list of 10 Reasons to Support the Arts. We're proud to add that the arts mean BIG business in California, as 1 in 10 jobs in California are part of the creative industries.  MORE >>

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The arts matter
The Union

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San Diego harnessing STEAM: Events show power of arts and science
San Diego Union-Tribune

Incarcerated teens write to free their demons; 'I could have been beautiful'
PBS News Hour


Artistic Director (AD)
San Diego Italian Film Festival
San Diego, CA

Assistant Technical Director
Harris Center for the Arts
Folsom, CA

Executive Director
Taiko Community Alliance
San Jose, CA

Office Coordinator
AXIS Dance Company
Oakland, CA

Director of Network Relations
Incredible Children's Art Network
Santa Barbara, CA



artist calls

Music Presenting Grants for Small Scale Presenters
Partners in Performance
Deadline: 2014-05-15

SDCF Observership Program
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation
Deadline: 2014-06-01

Challenge America Fast-Track
National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: 2014-05-08

Arts Guild New Jersey
Rahway, NJ

Arts Alive - West Coast Interactive Arts Experience
Studio Channel Islands Art Center
Camarillo, CA

Artist Opportunity in May
Fold Gallery
Los Angeles, CA

Sunken Treasures Juried Art Show
Tahoe Maritime Museum
Homewood, CA

Summer National Juried Exhibition
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art
Novato, CA




All About Branding: Manage your Website and Social Media
Blue Line Gallery
Roseville, CA
Date: 2014-04-12

Fundraising for Non-Profit Organizations: A Two Part Series
California Lawyers for the Arts
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2014-04-03


Arts and business: partnerships that work
Australia Business Arts Foundation


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