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California ArtBeat

California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
May 16, 2014

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New Program Links Creativity and Common Core

This week marks the launch of "Creativity at the Core," a project of the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association, funded by the California Arts Council in partnership with The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. This statewide initiative will help teachers and administrators navigate the new Common Core standards by using the arts in professional development training, leading to student success in Common Core and 21st Century learning.   MORE >>

Seeking Organizations for Arts-in-Corrections Pilot

In partnership with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the California Arts Council has released a request-for-proposals (RFP) for Arts-in-Corrections Coordinating Organizations -- nonprofits and others that can appropriately coordinate artist personnel for a new Arts-in-Corrections pilot program.  MORE >>

Ovation CEO Charles Segars Calls for Restored Arts Funding

In an opinion piece published in Capitol Weekly, Ovation CEO Charles Segars, a longtime advocate for public arts funding, states, "Our rapidly evolving global economy demands a dynamic and creative workforce that requires support for the arts at all levels. As a critical primer of an economic engine generating $13 billion in annual tax revenue, it stands to reason that the California Arts Council's state allocation be increased now, and permanently."   MORE >>

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California arts under siege, starved of funding
Capitol Weekly

The Arts and Creative Problem Solving
PBS Parents

The Paradox of Art as Work
New York Times

Eureka, CA: Be a not-so-struggling artist
Sunset Magazine

Residents, artists question Bergamot Station development
Santa Monica Daily Press

Art's role in classrooms takes center stage
Monterey Herald


International Client Manager
Cadogan Tate
Long Beach

Events and Business Development Coordinator
La Jolla Music Society
La Jolla, CA

Director of Finance
Orange County Museum of Art
Newport Beach, CA

Executive Artistic Director
Diversionary Theatre
San Diego

Associate Director, Marketing & Communications
UC San Diego
La Jolla



artist calls

State-Local Partnership Program
California Arts Council
Deadline: 2014-06-20

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

Call for California Artist Applicants: Visual Arts, Craft and Literary Arts Grant Awards
Center for Cultural Innovation (CA)
Deadline: 2014-07-01

On Seeing Exhibition on Huffington Post
On Seeing: An Online Exhibition Series
Los Angeles, CA

The Living Mark
Verum Ultimum Art Gallery
Portland, OR

MUSE: The Art of Transformation and Healing
Art 4 All People
Bolinas, CA

Remote Response: Social Justice through the Artist's Eyes
The Harwood Art Center
Albuquerque, NM

Open Call for group exhibitions and featured artists
Flow Art Space
St Paul, MN




Intellectual Property Law Survey for Creative Artists
California Lawyers for the Arts
Berkeley, CA
Date: 2014-05-28

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


2014 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey: Arts & Culture
Nonprofit Finance Fund


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