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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
October 26, 2017

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How to support creative communities affected by wildfires

Artists are often among the first to step up to answer the call for those in need. In the wake of the recent wildfires in Northern California, our State-Local Partners at Creative Sonoma and Arts Council Napa Valley are doing just that. Both have launched disaster recovery funds supporting artists and cultural organizations impacted within their communities. Click the links for each organization to learn more and to donate!

Involvement in the arts means better health, NEA study says

A recent report from the National Endowment for the Arts outlines how the arts can impact the health of older adults. The study found arts engagement to have an overall positive effect on daily physical health, hypertension, and cognitive ability for people over 55, whether creating art or observing it. Click "more" for the full report.   MORE >>

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artist calls

The Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation
2017-18 Dance Composition Awards
Deadline: 2017-11-09

William H. Johnson Prize
The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts
Deadline: 2017-11-16


Holiday Art Market-Call for Artists
Pacific Art League
Palo Alto, CA

33rd Annual Tallahassee International Juried Competition
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

Art Responders
San Francisco, CA

2017 High School Holiday Card Contest
Donor Network West
San Ramon, CA

Andy's Unity Park Public Art Installations
Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation
Santa Rosa, CA




Get Evolved : Navigate the Lifestages on the Creative-Business-Career Lifecycle
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2017-11-01


Not Just Money: Equity Issues in Cultural Philanthropy
Helicon Collaborative

Creative Freelancers
Creative Industries Federation


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