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Big news: We've moved to Medium!

CAC's blog publishing has been relocated to Medium! The platform's modern design and comprehensive capabilities give us the freedom to tell more in-depth stories, deliver content more creatively, and to bring more voices and guest features into the mix. And not to worry, we've migrated all of our old content from the WordPress blog archive over to our set of stories, so you won't miss a beat. Follow us on Medium now.

Online resource offers creative engagement for older adults

engAGED: The National Resource Center for Engaging Older Adults, funded by the U.S. Administration for Aging, is a new online resource center aimed at encouraging creativity among older Americans. It features lifelong learning resources, technology services for seniors, and intergenerational activity and creative caregiving guides. The initiative is a partnership of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, the National Center for Creative Aging, the National Resource Center for Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes at Northwestern University and others. Click here to explore the engAGED National Resource Center.

Field scan explores intersectionality of art & environment

ArtPlace America has published its fourth field scan in a series, with the goal of  identifying areas of intersectionality between sectors of community development and creative placemaking. The report, Farther, Faster Together: How Arts and Culture Can Accelerate Environmental Progress, is an exploratory first step to discover what goals or needs of the environmental sector can be addressed through collaboration with creative placemaking. Nine case studies are featured for a framework for achieving sustainable outcomes. Read the report here.

what's new


Decolonizing the art museum: the next wave
The New York Times

What the Mona Lisa tells us about art in the Instagram era
The New York Times

Music activates regions of the brain spared by Alzheimer's disease
Science Daily

Amador High senior wins the county's poetry contest
Sierra Lodestar


Program Associate
Dance Resource Center
Los Angeles, CA

Assistant Registrar
Catharine Clark Gallery
San Francisco, CA

Contracted Public Arts Conservation and Maintenance Services
City of Pleasanton
Pleasanton, CA

Technical Manager
Grand Performances
Los Angeles, CA

Curator and Director of Public Programs
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
San Jose, CA



artist calls

FY18-19 Organization Project
City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program
Deadline: 2018-05-15

2018-19 Strategic Development for Emerging Cultural Organizations
City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program
Deadline: 2018-05-15


2nd International Photography Competition
Fusion Art
Palm Springs, CA

Sebastopol Library Public Art Project
City of Sebastopol
Sebastopol, CA

Call For Artists -Global Art-
Sol Treasures
King City, CA

Artist Call
Arc Gallery
San Francisco, CA

“ALL Landscapes” Online Art Competition
Contemporary Art Gallery Online




State Arts Learning Colloquium
California County Superintendents Educational Services Association
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2018-05-17


50-State Comparison: State Summative Assessments
Education Commission of the States


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