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NEA awards $5.2 million to support arts and innovation in CA

The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded nearly $5.2 million to California arts organizations in its second round of funding for fiscal year 2018. Federal dollars totaling $5,193,800 will benefit 144 grantees up and down the state. The spring announcement includes the NEA's annual partnership with the California Arts Council as well as jurisdictional and regional arts agencies, and the categories of Art Works, Creativity Connects, Our Town, and Research: Art Works. Details are in our latest press release.

ACTA announces two 2019 funding opportunities

The Alliance for California Traditional Arts, California Arts Council's partner for folk and traditional arts, has announced the opening of two grant programs for 2019. The Apprenticeship Program offers $3,000 contracts to California artists and culture bearers for six to 12 months of intensive one-on-one training in a specific art discipline; the Living Cultures Grants Program provides support of up to $5,000 for traditional arts projects demonstrating impact on cultural communities. The application deadline for both programs is June 29. Click here for more details or to register for an informational webinar.  

We've moved to Medium!

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what's new


MAC offering its last 'Writers Workshop'

Culture Report: A new art exhibition opens behind bars
Voice of San Diego

California Poet Laureate Dana Gioia, Oscar nominated Ron Koertge team up for poetry doubleheader in Library Community Room on Friday
Pasadena Now

An LA art space, with roots in '70s Chicano Movement, now has a permanent home


Visitor Experience and Facilities Manager
International House Davis
Davis, CA

Director of Operations
International House Davis
Davis, CA

Programs and Outreach Manager
International House Davis
Davis, CA

Administrative-Marketing Assistant
Reka Lena Art Group LLC
Agoura Hills, CA

Art Instructor
Art Studio Agoura
Agoura Hills, CA



artist calls

Exhibition Grants - Spring 2008
Terra Foundation
Deadline: 2018-08-01

2018 Halstead Grant
Halstead Bead
Deadline: 2018-08-01


Open Call: The Future of Freedom
City of Buena Park Fine Arts Division
Buena Park, CA

Call for LGBTQI Photographers
Band of Vices Art Gallery
Los Angeles, CA

Call to Artists: Public Artwork for Outdoor Piano and Bench
Arts Council of Placer County
Rocklin, CA

Artist Demos at Community Events
Arts Council of Placer County
Rocklin, CA

Open Call for Art 'Pose' Apero Fine Art Catalogue
Southern California




Leveraging the Every Student Succeeds Act to Advocate for the Arts
Grantmakers in the Arts
Online Webinar
Date: 2018-05-29


Toward the Future of Arts Philanthropy: The Disruptive Vision of the Memphis Music Initiative
Memphis Music Initiative


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