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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
February 01, 2017

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A Statement on Federal Arts Funding

The impact of the National Endowment for the Arts is essential, and wide-reaching. The grants and programs that the NEA administers are powerful examples of how the arts are a vital part of our everyday lives. This power can be seen in communities across the nation, and California is no exception. Our Director, Craig Watson, issued a statement today on federal funding for the arts. Click here to view the complete statement.

Job Opportunity: Arts in Corrections Manager Position

We're seeking qualified applicants for the second of two new staff positions supporting our Arts in Corrections program. Is this the perfect job for you or someone you know? Click here for details.

Council Meeting: Tomorrow in Sacramento

The Arts Council will meet on Thursday, February 2nd at the Warehouse Artist Lofts, located at 1108 R St. Sacramento, CA 95811 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The public is invited to attend and to address the Council during the public comment period. A detailed meeting agenda is available at:

10 Grant Programs Now Open

In January, we began accepting applications for five additional grant programs: Arts & Public Media, JUMP StArts, Research in the Arts, and Veterans Initiative in the Arts; plus our Accessibility Grant, made available through our partnership with the National Arts & Disability Center.  MORE >>

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Nevada City welcomes Cultural District program
The Union

Write Out Loud Coordinates for Local High Schools Poetry Out Loud Regional Finals
Broadway World, San Diego

2017 Poetry Out Loud January 29
Rocklin & Roseville Today


Operations Coordinator
The Crucible
Oakland, CA

Content Marketing Associate
South Coast Repertory
Costa Mesa, CA

Donor Services Associate
Santa Barbara Symphony
Santa Barbara, CA

Cherry Blossom Festival Volunteer
Japanese Friendship Garden
San Diego, CA

Marketing & Events Coordinator
Glendale Arts/Alex Theatre
Glendale, CA



artist calls

Art Works: Creativity Connects
National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: 2017-05-04

Challenge America Grants
National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: 2017-04-13


boxART! Call to Artists!
City of Fremont
Fremont, CA

Call for 2018 Site-Specific Artist Installations at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Philadelphia, PA

Performer/Educator position
Kaiser Permanente
Oakland, CA

Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival #61
Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival
Mill Valley, CA

Artist in Residence
The Gardens at Heather Farm
Walnut Creek, CA




Relax with Tax for Artists and the Self-Employed
California Lawyers for the Arts
2140 Shattuck Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
Date: 2017-02-16


Institutional Connections, Resources, and Working Across Disciplines: What Arts Alumni are Saying
Strategic National Arts Alumni Project


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