Eight organizations receive grants for high-quality arts education programs benefiting at-risk youth.

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

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Arts Council Meeting: Next Week in San Diego

The Arts Council will meet on Wednesday, June 24 at the San Diego Watercolor Society, NTC at Liberty Station and Thursday, June 25 at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation. View the meeting agenda at this link. The public is invited to attend and address the Council during the public comment period on both days.

How Juan Felipe Herrera found his voice in California

In a in-depth profile from the Poetry Foundation, our Nation's new Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera discusses his childhood in California, his discovery of poetry, and his role in the Chicano-Latino literary political-arts movement.

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Mariposa County Arts Council Selected as Arts Organizations Receive California Arts Council Grants for Programs Benefiting At-Risk Youth
Sierra Sun Times

Stop "Defending" Music Education
Huffington Post

Students Illustrate Creative Ways to Save Water
Save Our Water

U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera on the art of poetry
Los Angeles Times


Executive Assistant to Chief Curator
Museum of Contemporary Art
Los Angeles, CA

Executive Director
San Francisco, CA

Assistant Curator
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Development Director
San Francisco

Operations and Events Manager
Museum of Contemporary Art
Los Angeles, CA



artist calls

William H. Johnson Foundation Invites Applications From African-American Artists for 2015 Johnson Prize
William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts
Deadline: 2015-09-18

Grammy Foundation Accepting LOIs for Music Research and Preservation Projects
Grammy Foundation
Deadline: 2015-10-01


Dorland Arts Colony Residency
Dorland Mountain Arts Colony
Temecula, CA

Point of Entry
San Diego International Airport
San Diego, CA

A Plein Air Paint Out in Downtown San Rafael
Downtown San Rafael Business Improvement District
San Rafael, CA

2015 Public Artist Roster
Washington State Arts Commission
Olympia, WA

Huntington Beach Outdoor Public Art Project
Huntington Beach Senior Center in the Park
Huntington Beach, CA




Community Arts Program; New Applicant Workshops
Zellerback Family Foundation
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2015-09-08


Minding the gap: Elucidating the disconnect between arts participation metrics and arts engagement within immigrant communities
Jennifer L. Novak-Leonarda, Michael K. O'Malleya & Eileen Truong


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