New data totals California's annual creative economy output at $407 billion.

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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 weekend, 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 more details.

Creativity at the Core Summer Institute in San Diego

The California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) Arts Initiative is hosting a three-day summer institute on arts learning and California state standards, July 25-27 at the San Diego County Office of Education. Teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, artist educators, arts leaders, arts specialists, parents, and school board members are encouraged to attend.  Click here for details and registration information.

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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L.A. region's 'creative economy' produced 457,400 jobs in 2016, driven by Hollywood rebound
Los Angeles Times

Reception for 'Resilience - Art in Dialogue With Nature' exhibit planned for May 26
Lake County News

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Company Stage Manager
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

Supply Store / Print Center Sales Assistant
Southern California Institute of Architecture
Los Angeles, CA



artist calls

Performance Program
The Aaron Copland Fund for Music
Deadline: 2018-06-30

Investing in Artists Bay Area Ally Fund Matching Grant Program
Center for Cultural Innovation
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




Learning Break Webinar: Balance Sheet Reports
Online Webinar
Date: 2018-05-30

California Lawyers for the Arts and You
California Lawyers for the Arts
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2018-05-30


Farther, Faster, Together: How Arts and Culture Can Accelerate Environmental Progress
ArtPlace America


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