85 organizations receive Arts Council grants for partnerships in rural and underserved communities

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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
July 24, 2014

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"Creating Places of Vitality" Grants Awarded

We're pleased to announce that 85 California arts organizations will receive grants from 2013-14 Creating Places of Vitality program funds. A total of $810,442 will be awarded. This program supports innovation and partnerships in rural and underserved communities, and will reach twenty-four counties, including fourteen rural counties.  MORE >>

We want to hear from you!

We're seeking input on needs and interests for future services to the arts field. During the “listening tours” we held last year, constituents overwhelmingly agreed that the Arts Council is uniquely positioned to provide convening, networking, and training opportunities. In this survey we ask: what topics and training areas are most needed?  MORE >>

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Merced Art Hop brings out the inspired
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S.F. Cultural Affairs director Tom DeCaigny champions artists
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Call for Artists Kicks Off Major "River Reflections" Project
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Part-Time Teaching Artist
The Imagine Bus Project
Santa Rosa

Marketing/Public Relations Director
Los Angeles Ballet
Los Angeles

Volunteer Producing Director
Poor Dog Group
Los Angeles, CA

Campaign Director
Los Angeles Philharmonic Association
Los Angeles

Teaching Artist: Beginning Photography
Venice Arts
Venice, CA



artist calls

Grants to promote gender/racial/economic justice
Open Meadows Foundation
Deadline: 2014-08-15

Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges
National Endowment for the Humanities - Division of Education Programs
Deadline: 2014-08-21

Leff-Davis Fund for Visual Artists
Sacramento Region Community Foundation
Deadline: 2014-08-22

SDAI Regional Juried Show
San Diego Art Institute
San Diego, CA

Landscapes, Seascapes & Urbanscapes
Pacific Art League
Palo Alto, CA

Lifetime Unscripted Development Pipeline: Casting Search
New York Television Festival
New York, NY

Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition
Joshua Tree National Park Council for the Arts
Twentynine Palms, CA

SDAI Artist In Residence Program
San Diego Art Institute
San Diego, CA




Proposal Writing Workshop
Foundation Center
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2014-08-08

Storytelling for Nonprofits: Harnessing the Power of Video and Print to Share Your Stories
Foundation Center
Online webinar
Date: 2014-07-30


Building the Future of Education: Museums and the Learning Ecosystem
Center for the Future of Museums


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