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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
April 20, 2017

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Job opportunity at the CAC: Now Accepting Applications

Join us! We're in search of a Staff Services Manager I to head up our administrative support team. This is a valuable opportunity to serve a unique agency dedicated to the cultural vibrancy of California. Applications accepted through the final filing date, May 1.   MORE >>

New Pilot Grant Program: Reentry through the Arts

Reentry through the Arts (RTA) is a new, two-year pilot grant program rooted in the California Arts Council's belief that the arts are a powerful vehicle for positive change in people, communities and society. For this pilot program, RTA grants will support arts programs for people who have been convicted of a criminal offense and have served time in correctional institutions. The proposed grant project must have the arts as a central component of a holistic and integrated approach to reentry that also identifies other community-based support services including but not limited to job skills training, job placement, mental health and wellness, drug treatment, and/or case management. Deadline: May 3, 2017 at 5:00 PM.   MORE >>

Request for Proposals: Arts in Corrections Service Providers

The California Arts Council is seeking arts organizations to implement rehabilitative arts programs in California state prisons. Current and new service providers are encouraged to submit proposals. Click here to learn more. RFP Deadline: May 15, 2017 at 5:00 PM.   MORE >>

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Artist Studio - Office Manager
Marina Del Rey, CA

Development Director
The Gabriella Foundation
Los Angeles, CA

Executive Director
San Francisco, CA

arts-X-press Resident Coordinator
Pacific Symphony
Irvine, CA

Development Associate
Palos Verdes Art Center
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA



artist calls

Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award
American Music Therapy Association
Deadline: 2017-05-05

Oakland Cultural Funding Program
City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program
Deadline: 2017-05-15

Art Works: Media Arts
National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: 2017-07-13


Visions In Clay
LH Horton Jr Gallery
Stockton, CA

Seeking interactive, engaging art installations for eclectic two-day music festival
Music Tastes Good
Long Beach, CA

BoldPas: An Art Takeover of Old Pasadena
Old Pasadena Management District
Pasadena, CA

Alameda Fair Fine Art Competition
Alameda County Fair
Pleasanton, CA

Call for Teaching Artist Proposals
Skirball Cultural Center
Los Angeles, CA




2017 ACSO Annual Conference
Omni Los Angeles Hotel
Date: 2017-07-20


The Arts in a Digital World
The Canada Council for the Arts

ARTS DEPLOYED: An Action Guide for Community Arts & Military Programming
American for the Arts


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