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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
November 20, 2015

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Be a part of our grantmaking process!

Are you a potential panelist? We're looking for panelists to serve on the 2016 peer review panels for our grant programs. Panelists are an integral part of the process that supports the creative voices of California.

We are looking for individuals who have in-depth professional experiences in the arts, arts education, arts administration, arts in juvenile justice, and/or related fields, to come to Sacramento to review and rank grant applications. In addition to well-established members of the arts and culture world, young professionals are encouraged to apply. Great effort is made to create diverse panels representing various geographic areas, organization size, ethnicity, gender, and areas of expertise. Apply by January 4th!   MORE >>

Huge Arts Education Win in U.S. Congress This Week

Here's something a lot of us have been urging: American schools' emphasis on STEM may officially turn to STEAM -- Science, Technology, Engineering, **Arts** and Math! 

In the midst of the biggest shakeup of federal education law in over a decade, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) successfully added an amendment today to the rewrite of the nation's Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) legislation that will integrate the arts into STEM education (science, technology, engineering and math).This is of particular significance because her amendment was unanimously adopted by voice vote by the joint House-Senate Conference Committee during today's mark-up of the final ESEA bill. Read the full story from Americans for the Arts.   MORE >>

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Poet Laureate's Poem for CSU student killed in Paris Attack
CBS Fresno

Pasadena after-school arts program gets White House recognition

LA County supervisors want more diversity in LA arts
Los Angeles Daily News

Call to artists
Foothills Sun-Gazette


Electronic and Digital Art Lab Manager
California College of the Arts
Oakland, CA

Business Development Manager
San Francisco, CA

Executive Director
County of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA

Dance Teaching Artist
Alonzo King LINES Ballet
San Francisco, CA

Office Manager/Bookkeeper
Ctrs. For Research on Creativity
Topanga, CA



artist calls

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Accepting Applications for USArtists International Grant Program
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Deadline: 2015-12-04

CEC ArtsLink Announces Grant Opportunities for Artists & Arts Managers
CEC Artslink
Deadline: 2015-12-03


Heisler Park Scenic Overlook and Bench Competition
City of Laguna Beach
Laguna Beach, CA

Studios in the Park
Paso Robles, CA

Call for Artists: Benjamin's Banquet
The Chait Galleries Downtown
Iowa City, Iowa

Contemporary Art Gallery Online Announces an International Call for Artists to Participate in the ALL Digital and Photography Art Competition & Exhibition
Contemporary Art Gallery Online
Annapolis, Maryland

Southern California Annual Freshwater Art Show
The San Diego Watercolor Society
San Diego, CA




The Fundamentals of Fundraising
California Lawyers for the Arts
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2015-12-04


An Exploratory Study of Demographic Diversity in the Arts Management Workforce
Grantmakers in the Arts


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