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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
January 09, 2015

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NEW! Water Conservation Student Art Contest

Attention teachers, parents, and administrators! We invite you to participate in the Conservation Creativity Challenge Poster Contest. Students are invited to invent fun and unique ways to reduce water use and illustrate their best idea with an original poster design.The contest aims to educate students about the serious matter of California's drought, and to help raise awareness of everyday water conservation practices through the arts and creativity. All California students in 4th and 5th grade are eligible to participate and win prizes!   MORE >>

NEA Grants Celebrate the Arts and National Parks

The new “Imagine Your Parks” grants will provide $1 million in funding through the NEA Art Works grant category to projects that use the arts to engage people with memorable places and landscapes of the National Park System. The National Park System includes not only national parks, but also national historic sites, trails, rivers, seashores, landmarks and national monuments, heritage areas, preserves, battlefields, recreation areas, and more. Click here to learn more about the National Park System in California.  MORE >>

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California students invited to devise creative solutions to state water problem

$1 Million in New Grant Funding Available to Celebrate the Arts and National Parks
National Endowment for the Arts

Art to be installed along San Lorenzo River

Art offers rare positive for inmates
San Diego Union-Tribune

California State Summer School for the Arts Looking for Talent
Sierra Sun Times


Director of Graduate Admissions
Art Center College of Design
Pasadena, CA

Gallery Receptionist
L.A. Louver
Venice, CA

Grants Manager
South Coast Repertory
Costa Mesa

Head Registrar
Ace Gallery
Los Angeles, CA

In-House Photographer/Social Media Content Manager
Ace Gallery
Los Angeles, CA



artist calls

Grant Programs in the fields of environment, historic preservation, and human migrations
J.M. Kaplan Fund
Deadline: 2014-12-31

Grants for Cultural Projects
Hearst Foundation
Deadline: 2014-12-31

Grants for Organizations Promoting Arts, Education, and Community Outreach
Sony Corporation of America
Deadline: 2014-12-31

Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Announces New Fellowship for Native Hawaiian Artists
Native Arts and Cultures Foundation
Deadline: 2015-01-15


Open call for participation in art fair GZ-BASEL 2015
Basel, Switzerland

Venice Institute of Contemporary Art (ViCA) and Porch Gallery Present "Water Works II" an International Juried Exhibition
Porch Gallery
Ojai, CA

Behold: Modern Metal Vessels Call for Entries
Lillstreet Gallery
Chicago, IL

Sequim Arts 39th Annual Juried Show
Sequim Arts
Sequim, WA

Call for Video+Sound Works
Echofluxx 15 Festival
Prague, Czech Republic




Destination: Creative Schools, From Blueprint to Action
Sweet's Ballroom/Oakland School for the Arts
Date: 2015-01-30


Why "Where"? Because "Who" - Arts venues, spaces and tradition
Irvine Foundation


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