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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
January 29, 2015

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Introducing our new Council Chairman

On Tuesday, January 27, the members of the California Arts Council unanimously elected Donn K. Harris as their new Council Chair. Harris was appointed to the Council by Governor Brown in January 2014, and has been Artistic and Executive Director of the Oakland School for the Arts since 2007.   MORE >>

Grant Programs Open Next Week

Applications will be available next week for the following California Arts Council programs: Creative California Communities, Artists in Schools, Local Impact (formerly Creating Places of Vitality), and Statewide Networks. Check the programs section of our website next week for application and guideline details.   MORE >>

A Blueprint for Creative Schools

A Blueprint for Creative Schools: A Report to State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson was released today by CREATE CA. The report is a summary report culminating over two years of work by over 100 contributors, dedicated to making a creative education possible for all of California’s students by making the arts a central component of curriculum.  MORE >>

what's new


California Arts Council Gets an Oakland-Based Chair
East Bay Express

New education report recommends expanded tracking of arts in the schools

Study Reveals Why the Arts Must Become More Accessible

Get Ready for Arts in April 2015
Arts Council Napa Valley


Art Camp Lead
Pachis, An Art Studio for Kids
San Diego

Program Assistant (Education)
LUX Art Institute
Encinitas, CA

Program Assistant (Advancement and Visitor Services)
LUX Art Institute
Encinitas, CA

Grants Manager
Japanese American National Museum
Los Angeles, CA

Youth Art Coordinator
Arts Benicia
Benicia, CA



artist calls

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Accepting Grant Proposals to Strengthen Performing Arts
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Deadline: 2015-02-27

Arts Midwest Invites Proposals for Shakespeare in American Communities Program
Shakespeare in American Communities
Deadline: 2015-02-25

National Book Foundation Seeks Nominations for its Seventh Annual Innovations in Reading Prize
National Book Foundation
Deadline: 2015-02-28


Romania Artist Residency
Dacia Gallery
New York City, NY

International Fiber Arts VII Exhibition
Sebastopol Center for the Arts
Sebastopol, CA

Take part in the 20th edition of Voies Off Festival
Voies Off
Arles, France

Art Brownie MAGIC 2015
Art Brownie
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Women Artists Online Art Competition
Focus Point Shape International Online Art Gallery
Tucson, AZ




Tax Tips for Artists
Center for Cultural Innovation
Los Angeles, CA
Date: 2015-02-11



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