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CA Poet Laureate nominations accepted now through July 25

It’s official: The search for California’s next poet laureate is underway. Poets may self-nominate, or be nominated by experts in the field of literature. The deadline for submission is July 25, 2018. Details on the nomination process, criteria and more can be found in our latest press release.

June is PTSD Awareness Month

The month of June is designated as PTSD Awareness Month, with June 27 officially known as PTSD Awareness Day. In observance, we share some recent resources for the field of military and the arts:

Click here for our story on this month's Joint Committee on the Arts hearing at the California State Capitol for veterans and the arts.

Click here for details on the NEA Creative Forces initiative's new research that suggests art made by military patients can help inform their medical diagnoses. 

Create CA webinar focuses on school district collaboration

CAC partner Create CA is hosting an online webinar on July 18 at 3 p.m. to help artists and arts organizations better utilize the Arts Education Data Project tool for collaboration and partnership with school districts. Presenters include California Arts Council Arts Education Program Specialist Josy Miller, California Alliance for Arts Education Senior Director of Advocacy and Communications Sibyl O'Malley, and Create CA Program Director Pat Wayne. California Arts Council grantees the Luna Dance Institute, Arts for the Schools and AmadorArts will share their partnership experiences. Click here to register.

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Too much team harmony can kill creativity
Harvard Business Review

Ofelia Esparza, Chicana altarista, receives top NEA honor for folk art that carries on an East L.A. tradition
Los Angeles Times

Music education could help children improve their language skills
ABC News


Art Sales Manager
Kala Art Institute
Berkeley, CA

Development Assistant
Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts
Beverly Hills, CA

Program Manager, In-school Arts
Community School of Music and Arts
Mountain View, CA

Gallery Receptionist
L.A. Louver
Venice, CA

Administrative Assistant
Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra
Los Angeles, CA



artist calls

Humanities for All: Project Grants
California Humanities
Deadline: 2018-08-01

Washington Award
S&R Foundation
Deadline: 2018-08-03

Project Support Grant
Open Meadows Foundation
Deadline: 2018-08-15


Pop Art
The Artists Loft
Oakland, CA

6th Annual International Juried 2018 EXHIBIT
The FL3TCH3R Exhibit
Johnson City, TN

San Pedro Festival of the Arts - Artist Call
Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers
Los Angeles

Going Green
Art on 30th/Ashton Gallery
San Diego, CA

The Cup, The Mug 2018
Main Street Arts
Clifton Springs, NY




Summer Forum
Lincoln Center Education
New York, NY
Date: 2018-07-09


Facing Change: Insights from the American Alliance of Museums' Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion Working Group
American Alliance of Museums


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