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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
April 06, 2016

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Professional Development & Consulting Grant Opportunity

Our popular Professional Development and Consulting grant program (PDC) is back for a second year! The PDC program assists arts organizations in building their capacity for success through professional development or consulting services.

The Council has increased its allocated investment in the PDC program in response to high demand from the field, offering up to triple the number of grants this year. Guidelines and application are available now. Application deadline: April 21, 2016.   MORE >>

Best Wishes to our colleague Diane Golling

Our social media guru and administrative assistant extraordinaire is retiring next week! Read Diane Golling's story and join us in wishing her all the best in her retirement.    MORE >>

CREATIVZ: A new online conversation about artists

CREATIVZ is a conversation about how artists in the United States live and work and what they need to sustain and strengthen their careers. Part of a research project from the Center for Cultural Innovation and the National Endowment for the Arts, CREATIVZ features essays by a range of thinkers in the arts field, along with comments, images and ideas curated from contributions through social media using the hashtag #creativz. Please add your voice!   MORE >>

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Why Theater Majors Are Vital in the Digital Age
The Chronicle of Higher Education

'Arts in Corrections' expands at Pelican Bay State Prison
North Coast News

What Prison Reform Looks Like Inside California State Prison, L.A. County


Copyeditor/ Indexer (Spanish, English and Portuguese)
Los Angeles Filmforum
Hollywood, CA

Artist Liaison
La Jolla Music Society
La Jolla, CA

Artistic Assistant/Music Librarian
La Jolla Music Society
La Jolla, CA

2 Assistant Stage Managers
La Jolla Music Society
La Jolla, CA

Facilities Manager
Minnesota Street Project
San Francisco, CA



artist calls

Aaron Siskind Foundation Invites Applications for 2016 Individual Photographer's Fellowships
Aaron Siskind Foundation
Deadline: 2016-05-30

KODAK Student Scholarship Program
Deadline: 2016-05-27


Politics of Plastic
S.C.R.A.P. Gallery
Cathedral City, CA

2016 Fine Art Competition
California State Fair
Sacramento, CA

Multiple Artist-in-Residence Opportunities
LUX Center for the Arts

Solo Exhibition Opportunity
Sweetwater Center for the Arts
Sewickley, PA

Starry Night Programs
Truth of Consequences




What to Look for When Signing a Contract
California Lawyers for the Arts
Culver City
Date: 2016-04-13


The Arts in Early Childhood: Social and Emotional Benefits of Arts Participation
National Endowment for the Arts


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