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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
April 25, 2014

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Live Webcast: Poetry Out Loud National Finals

On April 29 and 30, fifty-three high school students who advanced from poetry recitation competitions in all 50 states and 3 US territories will gather in Washington, D.C. to match their skills in reciting classic and contemporary poetry in the 2014 Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest. Shayna Maci Warner from Marin County will represent California. Good luck, Shayna!   MORE >>

CREATE CA Receives National Recognition

In an article outlining a new national vision for arts education, NEA Director of Arts Education, Ayanna Hudson, highlights the work of California's own arts education coalition. The CREATE CA coalition was born in 2011, after a six-member California team lead by Malissa Shiver, then chair of the California Arts Council, and Craig Cheslog, principal advisor to California State Superintendent of Public Instruction, attended the NEA's sixth Education Leaders Institute.

Learn more about the progress of CREATE CA and other national arts education movements during an NEA webinar on Wednesday, May 14.  MORE >>

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artist calls

Grants for the Arts
Green Foundation
Deadline: 2015-01-01

Citizens' Institute on Rural Design Invites Proposals for Rural Communities Facing Design Challenges
National Endowment for the Arts/Arts Midwest
Deadline: 2014-05-06

2014 Individual Photographer's Fellowship
The Aaron Siskind Foundation
Deadline: 2014-05-23

The Building Bridges 2014-15 Grants Program
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Deadline: 2014-06-27

Doing Your Dirty Work 3
Center for Sex and Culture
San Francisco, CA

Cycle Winters: Bike Art
Winters, CA

"Hidden" International Call For Writers by ArtAscent
Toronto, Ontario

Skyline Hills Branch Library Public Art Project
City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture
San Diego, CA

California State Parks Special Interest License Plate and art contest
California State Park




Get Ready for Your High-Impact Fundraising Campaign (3-Part Webinar Series)
Foundation Center
Online webinar
Date: 2014-05-08

Exceptional Boards, Extraordinary Impact (4-Part Webinar Series)
Foundation Center
Online webinar
Date: 2014-06-03


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