In 2016 the Council will invest $8.6 million in a total of ten competitive grant programs.

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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
October 08, 2015

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BIG NEWS! Announcing our 2015-16 Grant Programs Lineup

At a public meeting in Santa Cruz on Wednesday, September 30, the California Arts Council adopted its program budget for fiscal year 2015-16. The Council will invest $8.6 million in a total of ten competitive grant programs that will serve a wide variety of California's communities through engagement with the arts, creative expression, and cultural experiences. Complete details are available at this link.

The announcement includes details on two new grant programs: Artists Activating Communities, supporting sustained artistic residencies in community settings and Cultural Pathways, supporting emerging arts programs rooted in communities of color, recent immigrant and refugee communities, or tribal groups.  MORE >>

State Cultural Districts: What's Next?

Many of you have responded enthusiastically to our announcement last week on the Governor's signing of the bill empowering the California Arts Council to designate areas as Cultural Districts. We will be undergoing a thorough planning process in order to develop our statewide cultural districts program, with an expected program launch in mid-2016.

We encourage any interested parties to join our Cultural Districts information list to stay up-to-date on the program as it develops, and/or to identify your community as a potential applicant. Sign-up here!   MORE >>

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Museum Store Assistant (Part Time)
Asian Art Museum
San Francisco, CA

Marketing Associate
San Francisco Playhouse
San Francisco, CA

Annual Giving & Special Events Manager
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA

Store Stockroom Coordinator
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San Francisco, CA

Executive Director
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Ventura, CA



artist calls

Asian Cultural Council Invites Applications for 2016 Grants
Asian Cultural Council
Deadline: 2015-11-02

ACLS Invites Applications for African Humanities Fellowships
American Council of Learned Societies
Deadline: 2015-11-02


Hold Up
Angels Gate Cultural Center
San Pedro, CA

A Curious Reality: Exploring the mythos of Fantasy, Sci-fi, & gaming
Union Street Gallery
Chicago Heights, IL

Mexican Culinary Arts Instructional Residency 2015/2016 - Arquetopia - Puebla, Southern Mexico
Arquetopia Foundation and International Artist Residency
Puebla, Mexico

Self-Directed Artist Residencies 2016 - Art, Design, or Photography - Arquetopia - Puebla or Oaxaca, Southern Mexico
Arquetopia Foundation and International Artist Residency
Puebla or Oaxaca, Mexico

Mexican Textiles Instructional Artist Residency 2016 - Arquetopia - Oaxaca, Southern Mexico
Arquetopia Oaxaca International Artist Residency
Oaxaca, Mexico




CA$H Applicant Workshop
Dancers Group
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2015-10-13


Diversity in the Arts
DeVos Institute of Arts Management


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