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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
December 21, 2017

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CAC grant opportunities now open for applications

Grant season is in full swing at the CAC, with 14 grant programs now accepting applications! Get the details on all of our offerings here. And in case you missed it, we archived the video for our Informational Webinar on opening day.

Cultural Pathways grant program webinar on Jan. 9

Join us on Tuesday, January 9 at 11 a.m. as Arts Program Specialist Jason Jong hosts an informational webinar about the CAC's Cultural Pathways grant program for small and emerging organizations rooted in communities of color, recent immigrant and refugee communities, or tribal and indigenous groups. Jason will give an overview of the program including details on the application process, budget requirements and support materials needed. Register here.

Call for panelists ends Dec. 31 - help shape a creative CA!

If you haven't applied yet to serve on a grant program peer-review panel next spring of 2018, now's your last chance! Applications close at the end of 2017. Your participation helps ensure that our review process is democratic, fair and representative of California’s diversity. Apply now.

Opportunity: Strategic Planning Consultant RFP

The California Arts Council is developing a new Strategic Plan to guide the work of the agency for three to five years; beginning in January 2019. The agency is seeking proposals from qualified consultants or consultant teams to assist in the development of the Strategic Plan, including extensive public outreach as a key element of the process. Details are available here.

Southern Exposure announces artist roster for 2018-19 tours

The 2018-19 roster of artists for Southern Exposure is now available for booking. A program of the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America connects Latin American performing artists with U.S. audiences. Fee support grants are available to nonprofits based in the U.S. or its territories that schedule engagements with roster artists. More information is available here.

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Development Associate
Blue Line Arts - Arts & Business Council Sac Region
Roseville, CA

Team Build Program Assistant
The Crucible
Oakland, CA

Executive Director
Healdsburg Center for the Arts
Healdsburg, CA

Development Director
Chehalem Cultural Center
Newberg, OR

Associate Director of Major Gifts
Japanese American National Museum
Los Angeles, CA



artist calls

Exhibition Grants - Fall 2008
Terra Foundation
Deadline: 2018-03-01

USArtists International - July 2018 Projects
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Deadline: 2018-04-05


Call for Artists
County of San Mateo
North Fair Oaks , CA

Not Just Drawing: A Line With Intent
ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation
Chicago, IL

Linus Galleries
Long Beach, CA

Artworks Northwest 2018
Umpqua Valley Arts Association
Roseburg, OR

"It's Like, Totally Rad Art"
City of Santa Clarita
Santa Clarita, CA




Dance Education Forum: Focus on Equity
LUNA Dance Institute
Berkeley, CA
Date: 2018-02-24


Beyond the Core: Advancing Student Success Through the Arts
Education Commission of the States


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