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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
October 23, 2014

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Council Invests in New Arts & Economic Development Projects

The California Arts Council will support seven additional projects through the new Creative California Communities program. This program was formed in early 2014 with the goal of transforming communities by harnessing arts and culture as a key economic development strategy. The seven new innovative projects reach underserved communities and represent a wide range of arts disciplines.   MORE >>

Live Webcast of Creative Placemaking Convening

Want to learn more about creative placemaking? The National Endowment for the Arts, with support from ArtPlace America, is hosting a convening to examine how performance-based organizations, and the artists they engage, transform places through their artistic practices. To register for the free live webcast of Beyond the Building: Performing Arts and Transforming Place, go to the NEA website.

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Mariposa County Arts Council to Offer Free Photography Program for People Over 55
Sierra Sun Times

Inside the prison actors studio
Reuters: Photographer's Blog

Study shows that recent arts alumni are resilient, adaptable and involved
IU Bloomington Newsroom

Palm Springs school arts, tech programs seen as models
The Desert Sun

Pilot Funding Returns Arts to California Prisons
ABC News


Managing Director
Carlsbad Music Festival

Production Artist
Glenkirk Church

Membership Coordinator
Napa Valley Museum

Marketing & Development Manager
The Walden School
San Francisco

Account Sales Coordinator
Center Theatre Group
Los Angeles, CA



artist calls

Applications for Rome Prize
American Academy in Rome
Deadline: 2014-11-15

Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art
A Blade of Grass
Deadline: 2014-11-24

Black Rock Arts Foundation Accepting Applications for Civic Art Projects
Black Rock Arts Foundation
Deadline: 2014-12-01

UCIRA Open Classroom Grants
University of California Institute for Research in the Arts
Deadline: 2014-11-01


Broma Sole Artist Residency 2015 - Costa Rica. Open Call: Apply by 11/15/2014.
Impresas Visionarios
San Rafael de Alajuela, Costa Rica

Sugar Rush
EN EM Art Space
Sacramento, CA

The Lions Project: Dedicated to the Voices of Africa and the African Diaspora
Winter Tangerine Review
New York City, NY

Request for Qualifications Transit Shelter Public Art Opportunity
Creve Coeur Arts Committee
Creve Coeur, MO

The Unity Book Project.
The Art Of Monteque
Los Angeles, CA




How to Apply to the Creative Work Fund
Foundation Center
Online webinar
Date: 2014-10-27


America After 3PM: Afterschool Programs in Demand
Wallace Foundation


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