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February 15, 2018

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Arts in Corrections RFP questions due Feb. 27

The California Arts Council is now accepting proposals from arts organizations interested in providing arts programming to inmates at state adult correctional facilities. Questions regarding the RFP must be submitted by February 27 at 5:00 p.m. PST. The final deadline for proposals is March 26 at 5:00 p.m. PST. Get the details in our press release. An archived video of last week's RFP webinar can also be found in the Links section of our Arts in Corrections webpage.

Don't miss your moment! CAC grant opportunities still open

Opportunities for state arts funding are still available! Application deadlines are coming up for our Arts Education Exposure (Feb. 22), Cultural Pathways (Feb. 23), JUMP StArts (Feb. 23), Organizational Development (March 1) and Local Impact (March 8) programs. Details for all open programs are here.

Support creativity in the classroom with your CA tax return

Smart needs art! Be a champion for arts education when filing by making a contribution to the Keep Arts in Schools Fund. 100% of your tax-deductible contribution is applied to arts education programming supported by the California Arts Council. Get the details on how to donate.

NFF survey seeks input from arts organizations

The widely watched Nonprofit Finance Fund State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey is seeking participation from the arts field to create an accurate snapshot of the health and challenges of the nonprofit sector. Click here to take the survey. Responses are anonymous unless you choose to identify yourself.

what's new


Mural in San Diego's 'Little Saigon' kicks off public arts project
Times of San Diego

M'town freshman to compete at state level

National study: San Diego's Fern Street Circus helps at-risk youth develop social and emotional skills

Zevely Zone: Very proud to be at Poetry Out Loud
CBS News 8

Oakland-based educator and artist Nashormeh Lindo elected California Arts Council Chair
San Francisco Chronicle

10 San Diego-area organizations share in latest National Endowment for the Arts grants
The San Diego Union-Tribune


Theater Sales Coordinator
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
Escondido, CA

Marketing & Events Coordinator
Bolinas Museum
Bolinas, CA

Parks Exhibition Center Manager
Idyllwild Arts
Idyllwild, CA

Associate Director
City Hearts: Kids Say Yes to the Arts
Topanga, CA

Consignor Services Associate
Los Angeles Modern Auctions
Los Angeles, CA



artist calls

2018 Hewlett 50 Arts Commissions
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Deadline: 2018-04-20

Creative Industries Incentive Fund
City of San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs
Deadline: 2018-03-12


Presidential Portrait
Fresno County Superintendent of Schools
Fresno, CA

San Francisco Bay International Photo Show
San Francisco Bay Month of Photography
San Francisco, CA

Utility Box Art Project
City of San Bruno
San Bruno, CA

Earth Day Festival: CALL TO ARTISTS
Arts Council of Placer County
Rocklin, CA

Utility Box Art Program
City of San Ramon
San Ramon, CA




The Business of Art - Entrepreneurial Training for Artists
Center for Cultural Innovation
Los Angeles, CA
Date: 2018-03-03


The Arts and Dropout Prevention: The Power of Art to Engage
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network


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