The California budget signed last week includes $6.8 million permanent increase for the arts.

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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
July 06, 2017

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CAC Expands Rehabilitative Arts Programs in State Prisons

The California Arts Council awarded new contracts to 12 different arts organizations offering rehabilitative arts services in California state prisons. Arts programming now reaches all 35 state adult correctional institutions - a significant increase from the 20 institutions served in the previous fiscal year. Funded by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the Arts in Corrections program improves the safety and environment of state prisons, and combats recidivism.   MORE >>

Reflections on the Americans for the Arts Convention

The California Arts Council paid a visit to the Bay Area last month for the annual Americans for the Arts Convention, along with 1,200 other arts and culture professionals. Hosted locally by the San Francisco Arts Commission, the convention provided the opportunity for our programs staff to network with their peers, connect with grantees and learn more about the issues that impact our work to support creativity and culture across the state.  MORE >>

Exam Opportunity: Associate Arts Grants Administrator

The California Arts Council is is hiring for Associate Arts Grants Administrator positions! At this time, interested individuals should take and submit the Associate Arts Grants Administrator exam and other required materials. Click "MORE" for further details on the exam registration process. The final exam filing date is July 17.   MORE >>

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Reentry Through the Arts Program gets $90,000
Los Angeles Sentinel

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Esparto receives California Arts Council 'local impact' grant
Daily Democrat

Getting the big picture: Photography class for veterans about more than snapping pictures
The Union

State budget permanently increases Arts Council funding by $6.8 million


Senior Director of Education
Inner-City Arts
Los Angeles, CA

Associate Arts Grants Administrator (EXAM)
California Arts Council
Sacramento, CA

Operations Coordinator
A Noise Within
Pasadena, CA

Sales/Studio Instructor
Bullseye Glass Co.
Emeryville, CA

Special Events Assistant
Asian Art Museum
San Francisco, CA



artist calls

Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Award
Levitt Foundation
Deadline: 2017-10-02

Gloria Burt Sacramento Region Arts Fellowship
Blue Line Arts
Deadline: 2017-07-17


The Art of Movment
Blue Line Arts
Roseville, CA

Newsletter: A Collection of Ideas-in-Progress
United Projects
Los Angeles, CA

Artist in Residence Program
San Diego Natural History Museum
San Diego, CA

Call for Art: Living Bridge Project
Chinese Culture Center Of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Halloween Call For Art
SugarMynt Gallery
South Pasadena, CA




Curricular Progressions
LUNA Dance Institute
Berkeley, CA
Date: 2017-08-07


How culture and the arts can promote intercultural dialogue in the context of the migratory and refugee crisis
European Union


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