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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
June 12, 2014

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Patty Milich Announces Her Retirement

Patty Milich will retire from the state after working at the California Arts Council for more than 25 years. Patty serves on the Executive Staff as the Programs Officer overseeing the administration of all grants programs and some special initiatives. Over the years, Patty wore many hats at the CAC, providing outstanding service to California's arts community in various roles. Friday, June 27, 2014 is Patty's last full-time day in the office.  MORE >>

Arts Council Meeting: June 17 & 18 in Los Angeles

The Arts Council will meet on Tuesday, June 17 and Wednesday, June 18 at the  Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Los Angeles. The two-day meeting will take place Tuesday from noon - 5pm, and Wednesday from 10am - 4pm. The public is invited to attend and address the Council during the public comment period on both days.  MORE >>

Jane Chu Confirmed as NEA Chairman

Today, the United States Senate voted to confirm Jane Chu as the 11th chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. The White House is expected to make the official appointment in the coming days and Chu will begin her appointment shortly thereafter.   MORE >>

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Community Helps Creative Economy Thrive In Los Angeles

A record number of O.C. students selected for state arts summer school
Orange County Register

Arts-In-Corrections Program Returns To California Prisons

Silicon Valley's Secret Subculture, Not So Secret Anymore

Something Extraordinary Is Happening at Ironwood State Prison
Huffington Post


Director of Development
UCSB Arts & Lectures
Santa Barbara

Theatrical Services Tech I (Lighting & Effects)
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego

Marketing Manager
Carlsbad Music Festival
Carlsbad, CA

Managing Director
Carlsbad Music Festival
Carlsbad, CA

Performance Operations Assistant Supervisor
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego



artist calls

Grammy Foundation Accepting Letters of Inquiry for Grants in Music Research and Preservation Projects
Grammy Foundation
Deadline: 2014-10-01

Terra Foundation Offers Funding for American Art Exhibitions
Terra Foundation for American Art
Deadline: 2014-08-01

Apprenticeship Program
Alliance for California Traditional Arts
Deadline: 2014-08-01

Open Call for Artists, Group Shows, Curators etc.
Cologne, Germany

Wunderkammer Handcar Races and Juried Art Festival
Artistic Wonders Society
Windsor, CA

The Graue Award Year 3
Southern Exposure Off-site
San Francisco, CA

Picnic on the Promenade
Downtown Santa Monica Inc
Santa Monica, CA

What Goes Bump In The Night (2014)
Clay Arts Vegas, LLC
Las Vegas, NV




Information for the Dance Professional: An Overview of Intellectual Property Law and Career Management Strategies
California Lawyers for the Arts
Woodland Hills, CA
Date: 2014-06-30

An Overview of Mural Laws in Los Angeles
California Lawyers for the Arts
Venice, CA
Date: 2014-06-17


Arts & Culture Economy 2014: Measuring Successful Arts & Culture Strategies
Providence College/Rhode Island College


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