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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
July 31, 2014

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Article: Common Core Embraces Broad Definition of the Arts

We're deeply involved in linking the arts and Common Core standards through our support of the Creativity at the Core professional development initiative and our work with the CREATE CA coalition, but the conversation is nationwide. In this Huffington Post article, John M. Eger examines the arts education opportunities that lie within these new standards.    MORE >>

Craft Artists Affected by Wildfire Offered Assistance

The Craft Emergency Relief Fund would like to make sure that any professional craft artist seriously affected by the Sand Wildfire is aware of the emergency relief assistance available from CERF+.  MORE >>

Last chance! Tell the Arts Council what matters to 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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L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky exiting as a champion of arts
Los Angeles Times

It's summer, and student artists are ... studying?
Orange County Register

Is Poetry Dead? Not if 45 Official Laureates Are Any Indication
New York Times

Grant funding will bring monthly music to downtown Woodland
Daily Democrat

Blogging as art: How the San Jose Rep, social networking and Match.com are connected
San Jose Mercury-News


Development Director
Crowden Music Center

Props Master
Smoke and Mirrors Company, LLC
North Hollywood

Front Desk
Gagosian Gallery
Beverly Hills

Managing Director
Watts Village Theater Company
Los Angeles

Changeover Technicians
A Noise Within



artist calls

United States and Canadian Competition for Fellowship Grants 2014 Competition
John S. Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Deadline: 2014-09-19

Architecture and Design Projects
The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
Deadline: 2014-09-15

Alternative Exposure for San Francisco Bay Area
Southern Exposure
Deadline: 2014-09-18


San Francisco & Bay Area Visual Artists
Forse Art Consulting
Denver, CO

Vessels: An Exhibition of Fiber Art
Nave Gallery
Somerville, MA

Nave Gallery
Somerville, MA

Truth Telling: Art in Search of Social Justice
Nave Gallery
Somerville, MA

You Are Here
AFTA Productions
Glendale, CA




Proposal Writing Boot Camp
Foundation Center
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2014-09-24

Bookkeeping Basics for Creatives
California Lawyers for the Arts
Santa Monica, CA
Date: 2014-08-11


National Center For Arts Research Annual Report
SMU National Center For Arts Research


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