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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
May 11, 2017

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Why Should Government Support the Arts?

The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) has issued an updated edition of its policy brief, "Why Should Government Support the Arts?" The report, designed for arts advocates, details the economic, health, educational, and cultural benefits of public arts funding.  MORE >>

Poet Laureate Dana Gioia featured guest on Memorial Day

On May 29, San Francisco will play host to the largest Memorial Day commemoration on the West Coast. California Poet Laureate Dana Gioia will be among the speakers during the formal ceremony at the National Cemetery, marking the occasion with a recitation of his work "Finding a Box of Family Letters," in which he contemplates a photograph of his father in uniform.   MORE >>

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Arts groups slam proposed 31 percent budget cut
The San Diego-Union Tribune

Could $499,000 in grants that help our soldiers be one reason Congress spared the NEA?
Los Angeles Times


Executive Director
Country Dance and Song Society
Easthampton, MA

Technical Director
Marlborough School
Los Angeles, CA

Choir and Musical Director
Marlborough School
Los Angeles, CA

Student Support Coordinator
Mills College
Oakland, CA

Marketing Associate
San Jose Jazz
San Jose, CA



artist calls

Investing in Tomorrow Organizational Grants
Center for Cultural Innovation
Deadline: 2017-07-12

Living Cultures Grants Program
Alliance for California Traditional Arts
Deadline: 2017-07-17

Apprenticeship Program
Alliance for California Traditional Arts
Deadline: 2017-07-17


Seeking Artists - Open Call for Art
Artist Portfolio Magazine
Garden Grove, CA

L.A. Photo Curator Call for Entry: "The Art of Timelessness" curated by Lisa Gizara
L.A. Photo Curator
Los Angeles, CA

Artist's Eye Open All-Media Arts Competition
Orange County Fine Arts
Costa Mesa/Santa Ana, CA

Hermosa Beach Lifeguard Service - Pre 1936
Hermosa Beach Murals Project
Hermosa Beach, CA

Myths & Urban Legends
Art of Toys
Sacramento, CA




Contract Basics for Creative Artists
California Lawyers for the Arts
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2017-05-23

Hate Speech and "Dog-Whistles": Global Perspectives and the First Amendment
California Lawyers for the Arts
Los Angeles, CA
Date: 2017-05-23


Strengthening Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Arts and Culture Sector for All Los Angeles County Residents
Los Angeles County Arts Commission


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