Free admission to 100+ CA museums for military families this summer!

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Blue Star Museums free to military Memorial Day to Labor Day

More than 100 California museums will offer free admission this summer to active-military duty and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, beginning this Memorial Day and running through Labor Day. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Click here for the list of participating venues.

List your grant opportunities on the CAC website

Attention grantmakers! The California Arts Council website maintains a searchable database of funding opportunities available from outside organizations. Help us keep it comprehensive: If you have a grant or fellowship that needs visibility, submit it for inclusion by emailing your information to

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.

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Alonzo King LINES Ballet
San Francisco, CA

Art Instructor
Studio 1.6
Alameda, CA

Executive Director
Friends of the Chinese American Museum
Los Angeles, CA

Director of Marketing and Audience Engagement
Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, CA

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Los Angeles, CA



artist calls

Living Cultures Grants Program
Alliance for California Traditional Arts
Deadline: 2018-06-29

Apprenticeship Program
Alliance for California Traditional Arts
Deadline: 2018-06-29

Pacific Pioneer Fund
Pacific Pioneer Fund
Deadline: 2018-06-01


Summer Salon
Art Share LA
Los Angeles, CA

Chico Outdoor Art Festival - Artist Call
The Studio 561
Chico, CA

Reimagining America
Arroyo Arts Collective and Ace/121 Gallery
Glendale, CA

Crocker Kingsley Exhibition
Blue Line Arts
Roseville, CA

The Great American West - Artist Call
Pacific Art League
Palo Alto, CA




Impact Investing in the Creative Economy
Online Webinar
Date: 2018-05-31

Photography and Copyright Law
California Lawyers for the Arts
Santa Monica, CA
Date: 2018-05-30


NIH/Kennedy Center Workshop on Music and the Brain: Finding Harmony
National Institutes of Health/John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts


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