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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
August 10, 2017

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2017 GIA Conference to be held in Detroit, Oct. 28-31

The Grantmakers in the Arts Conference provides a networking opportunity for arts grantmakers nationwide to share best practices, learn from each other, and stay up to date in the field. This year's conference takes place Saturday, October 28 through Tuesday, October 31 in Detroit, MI. Early registration ends August 31. Attendance is open to foundations, public funding agencies, and corporate giving programs. Click "more" for conference, registration and eligibility details.  MORE >>

Blue Star Museums free to military families until Labor Day

Midsummer reminder! More than 100 California museums are offering free admission to active-military duty and their families now through Labor Day. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Click "more" for the list of participating venues.  MORE >>

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Los Angeles Master Chorale
Los Angeles, CA

Artistic Director
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Santa Monica, CA

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Garry Marshall Theatre
Burbank, CA

House Manager
Garry Marshall Theatre
Burbank, CA



artist calls

Research: Art Works
National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: 2017-10-10

Documentary Fund Program
Sundance Institute
Deadline: 0000-00-00


Landscape, Seascape, and Cityscape
Pacific Art League
Palo Alto, CA

Juncture: 40th Anniversary Members Exhibition
San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
San Jose, CA

Steampunk-Victorian Holiday Faire
High Hand Art Gallery
Loomis, CA

First All Women Artist Exhibition
Franco Moragrega Contemporary Art
San Diego, CA

Black Light Art Show 2017
Alameda, CA




2017 Arts Education Partnership Annual Convening
Arts Education Partnership
Washington, D.C.
Date: 2017-09-06

Greening Your Nonprofit Arts Organization
UMassAmherst Arts Extension Service
Date: 2017-09-06


Museum Board Leadership 2017: A National Report
American Alliance of Museums

Recalculating the Formula for Success: Public Arts Funders and United Arts Funds Reshape Strategies for the Twenty-First Century
Grantmakers in the Arts


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