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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
February 19, 2015

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California Poet Laureate Application Process Now Open

The official nomination process and application for the role of California Poet Laureate is now open. Application forms and complete details are available at The submission deadline is April 3, 2015. Poets may self-nominate, or be nominated by experts in the field of literature.

The role of the California Poet Laureate is to spread the art of poetry from classrooms to boardrooms across the state, to inspire an emerging generation of literary artists and to educate all Californians about the many poets and authors who have influenced our great state through creative literary expression.   MORE >>

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Mokelumne art exhibition travels to Oakland to share river's beauty and raise awareness of water conservation
San Francisco Chronicle

Practicing Art and Creativity

Promise fulfilled: Required public art springs up on Mid-Market
San Francisco Chronicle


Gallery Educator
Skirball Cultural Center
Los Angeles, CA

Senior Major Gifts Officer
Los Angeles Philharmonic Association
Los Angeles, CA

Teaching Artist
Chuck Jones Center for Creativity
Costa Mesa, CA

Theatre Technician III: Audio/Video Specialist
City of Rancho Cucamonga
Rancho Cucamonga

Program Director
Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens
San Clemente



artist calls

Creative Capital Accepting Applications for Awards in Moving Image and Visual Arts
Creative Capital
Deadline: 2015-02-28

Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Accepting Proposals for Collaborative Performing Arts Tours
Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation
Deadline: 2015-03-13

ArtPlace America Issues RFP for One-Time Community Development Initiative
ArtPlace America
Deadline: 2015-03-12


Body Fine Art, photography competition
Body Fine Art
Los Angeles, CA

BART Gallery
Popup Underground
San Francisco, CA

"Transformation" Art of All Mediums exhibition.
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
Silver Spring, MD

Annual Juried Members' Exhibition for Prints, Works on/in Paper and Book Arts.
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
Silver Spring, MD

Spring Online Showcase
Oil Painters of America
Barrington, IL




2015-16 California Presenters Next Gen All California Leadership Diversity Program
California Presenters
Date: 2015-04-10


Cortical Thickness Maturation and Duration of Music Training: Health-Promoting Activities Shape Brain Development
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


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