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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
September 23, 2016

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Craig Watson Elected to NASAA Board of Directors

California Arts Council Director Craig Watson has just been elected to the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies board of directors. In this position, Craig will represent California's interests at the national level among other state arts agency leaders. Congratulations, Craig!   MORE >>

Survey: California Cultural Districts Public Input

The California Arts Council is undergoing an extensive planning process for the development of California's first statewide cultural districts program. We're gathering input via public meetings, one-on-one interviews, and via a new survey. All interested parties are encouraged to weigh-in via the brief online survey, available at this link: The survey should take no more than 10 minutes to complete.

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Josh Kun, author who uncovered L.A.'s musical counter-history, named MacArthur fellow
Los Angeles Times

Artstart Receives California Arts Council Grant
Sonoma County Gazette

New school initiative will support the arts
Napa Valley Register


Edward Cella Art & Architecture
Los Angeles, CA

Technical Supervisor
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
Escondido, CA

Ceramic Sculpture Instructor
City of Manhattan Beach
Manhattan Beach, CA

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, CA

Executive Director
Pasadena Museum of California Art
Pasadena, CA



artist calls

Silicon Valley Donors Circle Issues RFP for Visual, Media, Literary Arts
Donor Circle for the Arts
Deadline: 2016-10-08

Creative Work Fund
Creative Work Fund
Deadline: 2016-12-02

California Documentary Project
California Humanities
Deadline: 2016-11-01

innOVATION Grant Awards
Ovation Foundation
Deadline: 2016-10-28


Monster Buddy Drawing Project
The Artwork of Candice Broersma
Yucaipa, CA

2016 International Juried Photography Exhibition | Greater Los Angeles Area
Dab Art & The HUD Gallery + Studios
Ventura, CA

Oscillation Transia
Film Festival
Telluride, CO

ARTISTS UNITED! The Revolution Begins with US
Charles Krause/Reporting Fine Art & Millennium Arts Salon
Washington, DC

“Still Life” for Gallery Exhibit
New York, NY




Arts Tune-Up
LA County Arts Commission
Santa Clarita
Date: 2016-10-01


Creativity Connects: Trends and Conditions Affecting U.S. Artists
National Endowment for the Arts


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