The California Arts Council is pleased to welcome its newest staff member, Arts Program Specialist Jason Jong.

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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
July 10, 2014

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We're seeking input from your community!

The Arts Council just issued a survey to the field, asking for input on needs and interests for future services from the agency. When gathering input for our new strategic plan, our constituents overwhelmingly agreed that the Arts Council is uniquely positioned to provide convening, networking, and training opportunities. So now we ask: What topics and training areas are most needed?  MORE >>

A unique opportunity for CA arts executives

Are you a CEO whose organization works closely with communities on creative placemaking initiatives? National Arts Strategies is seeking participants for their unique one-year Chief Executive Program: Community and Culture. This program will help leaders explore, reflect, apply and share concepts that address the two biggest challenges for cultural institutions - making strategic choices that are on-mission and leading change.   MORE >>

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Fresno City Hall renews debate on art subsidies
Fresno Bee

Work of slain Iraqi artist is unveiled at California Capitol
Sacramento Bee

Sonoma County plans art booster effort
North Bay Business Journal

Arts-In-Corrections Programs Return To California Prisons

State arts council gets $5 million increase
Orange County Register


Teaching Artist: Beginning Photography
Venice Arts
Venice, CA

Teaching Artist: Art Discovery
Venice Arts
Venice, CA

Annual Giving Coordinator
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
San Francisco

Ballet Instructor
The Wooden Floor
Santa Ana

Teaching Aritsts
San Francisco Opera Guild
San Francisco



artist calls

Humanities Collections and Reference Resources
National Endowment for the Humanities
Deadline: 2014-07-17

My LA2050 Grants Challenge
Deadline: 2014-07-31

SDC Foundation Programs for Emerging Artists
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation
Deadline: 2014-07-31

NEA GAP: Art Works July Deadline
National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: 2014-07-24

2014 Umpqua Plein Air
Umpqua Valley Arts Association
Roseburg, OR

In Your Dreams
Carnegie Arts Center
Turlock, CA

The World Around You
Linus Galleries
Pasadena, CA

From Our Perspectives: A National Women's Art Exhibition
The Oakland Community College Womencenter
Farmington Hills, MI

"SeaScapes" Online Art Competition
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
Jupiter, FL - Online Event




Crafting Effective Messages (Free)
Foundation Center
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2014-07-22

Collaboration Agreements & Copyright Basics
California Lawyers for the Arts
Berkeley, CA
Date: 2014-07-16


Critical steps toward capital health in the cultural sector
Nonprofit Finance Fund


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