Arts Council members vote to support thirteen new and expanded arts programs and initiatives with $5 million budget increase.

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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
December 05, 2014

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Exciting new research from the Irvine Foundation

Yesterday, the James Irvine Foundation released Why "Where"? Because "Who," a new study of arts venues, spaces and tradition. The research provides context, insights and examples drawn from review of current practices in the field and includes a set of practical recommendations and a framework for applying these lessons.   MORE >>

NEA awards more than $4 million to California

The National Endowment for the Arts announced this week that 161 grants will be awarded to California organizations and artists. NEA Chairman Jane Chu said, "Since coming to the NEA, I have met with many NEA grantees and have seen first-hand the positive impact they have on their communities. These new projects will continue to demonstrate the power the arts have to deepen value, build connections, and foster an atmosphere of creativity and innovation both at the community level and with individuals throughout the nation."  MORE >>

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California receives more than $4 million in NEA arts funding

Arts Education Matters: We Know, We Measured It
Education Week

National Endowment for the Arts Awards $29 Million for Arts Projects
National Endowment for the Arts

Art therapy opens up creative world for recovering soldier
Federal News Radio

Showcases for Art in Silicon Valley: At Stanford University, an Arts District Grows
New York Times


Director of Education
San Diego History Center
San Diego, CA

Exhibition Director
Richmond Art Center
Richmond, CA

Art Teacher
San Diego, CA

Regional Coordinator, California Networks for Collaboration
California Association of Museums

Associate Director of Marketing & Communications
ArtPower! at UC San Diego
San Diego



artist calls

The Fender Music Foundation Grant Process
Fender Music Foundation
Deadline: 2014-12-31

Surdna Foundation Accepting Letters of Inquiry for Youth Artistic and Cultural Programs
Surdna Foundation
Deadline: 2014-12-31

Arts & Cultural Facilities Grant Program
Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission
Deadline: 2014-12-31

Art Ed Connect Grant
Silicon Valley Creates
Deadline: 2014-12-31


Residency at Children's Museum
Bay Area Discovery Museum
Sausalito, CA

Navasota Artist in Residence
The Arts Council
College Station, TX

In the Sac
Blue Line Arts
Roseville, CA

John Michael Kohler Arts Center Arts/Industry Program
John Michael Kohler Arts Center
Sheboygan, WI

Chaos Theory
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art
Santa Ana, CA




Local Arts Education Advocacy Webinar
California Alliance for Arts Education
Online Webinar
Date: 2014-12-09


Is Grantmaking Getting Smarter?
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations


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