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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
May 29, 2014

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Blue Star Museums offer Free Admission to Military Families

Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America is offering free admission to the nation's service members and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2014. Click here to see a list of participating California museums.   MORE >>

Article: Turnaround Arts and Why It Works

In an article published by Americans for the Arts, Malissa Ferruzi Shriver talks about the Turnaround Arts program and its recipe for success. The California Arts Council is the founding supporter of this groundbreaking work. Shriver states:

"Keep an eye on California.  Keep an eye on Turnaround Arts as it grows, as it attracts media attention, and impacts policy. In California, we have the support of the California Arts Council, the California Department of Education, CREATE CA, foundations, the business community and high profile artists.  We are investing in change. We are investing in equity and access for all students, regardless of their zip code."   MORE >>

New website for CREATE CA

The California Arts Council is a proud founding member of CREATE CA, California's statewide arts education coalition. Want to learn more about the work of CREATE CA? Visit to catch up on the latest news and initiatives from this hardworking group of educators, artists, and business leaders working to restore arts education in California schools.    MORE >>

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Frustrated LA school board members' message to administrators: Provide detailed arts budget

Grammy-winner Jason Mraz to Burbank Elementary: 'I'm Yours'
San Diego Union-Tribune

Repertory is the Answer

Turnaround Arts and Why It Works
Americans for the Arts

Spreading the word about poetry
Mount Shasta News


Director of Finance
Richmond Art Center

Director of Development
Richmond Art Center
Richmond, CA

Online Creative Writing and Events Rep
UCLA Extension
Los Angeles, CA

Community Investments Senior Program Officer
San Francisco Arts Commission
San Francisco

Executive Director
National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture
San Francisco, CA



artist calls

California Historical Society Accepting Proposals for 2014 Book Award
California Historical Society
Deadline: 2014-07-01

Creative Work Fund Invites Letters of Inquiry for Northern California-Based Art Collaboration Grants
Walter and Elise Haas Fund
Deadline: 2014-12-05

Fleishhacker Foundation Invites Applications From Bay Area Arts Organizations
Fleishhacker Foundation
Deadline: 2014-07-15

2nd Annual True Colors LGBTQ Art Exhibition
Press Street
New Orleans, LA

Solo Exhibition
New York, NY

Call for Installation/Demonstration Artists
Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival
Mill Valley, CA

Faux | Real
Non-Fiction Gallery
Savannah, GA

Arteles Creative Residency Program 2015
Arteles Creative Center
HC$meenkyrC6, Finland




Rights Clearance Issues in Film and Television
California Lawyers for the Arts
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2014-06-04

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights in a Work-Made-for-Hire Economy: Important considerations for artists, creative freelancers, employees and employers
California Lawyers for the Arts
Berkeley, CA
Date: 2014-06-24


Trendswatch 2014
Center for the Future of Museums


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