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Council meeting: June 7 in Nevada City

The California Arts Council will meet on Thursday, June 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City. The public is invited to attend and to address the Council during the public comment period. A detailed meeting agenda is available here.

Thank you, Jane Chu: NEA Chair concludes term on June 4

After four years as chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, Jane Chu completes her term on Monday, June 4. The CAC is grateful for her superior direction, empowering State Arts Agencies, shepherding initiatives like Creativity Connects and Creative Forces, and serving as the lead arts champion for the whole of the nation. Take a look back through her California visits and read the NEA's announcement.

Praise for panels

Last week saw the end of a collaborative, industrious grant panel season at the California Arts Council. We’re excited to connect the outcomes from this part of the process with the next phase in our grant cycle (award allocations!), but we wanted to take one last opportunity to reflect on the amazing people that come through our doors during panels, and offer our gratitude for all their contributions. Click here for the full story.

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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

New Music Fund
FACE Foundation
Deadline: 2018-06-07

Donor Circle for the Arts - Media Arts Project
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Deadline: 2018-06-12


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




Living Cultures Grants or Apprenticeship Programs Webinar
Alliance for California Traditional Arts
Online Webinar
Date: 2018-06-06

Living Cultures Grants or Apprenticeship Programs Webinar (Spanish)
Alliance for California Traditional Arts
Online Webinar
Date: 2018-06-07


Ballet Moves for Adult Creative Health
Queensland Ballet

Art for Everyone: Approaches to Inclusive Practice
Arts Access Victoria


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