April is Arts, Culture & Creativity Month in California!

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NEW! Funding available for prison arts program development

Is your organization interested in getting involved with our Arts in Corrections program, but you aren't fully there yet? This opportunity is for you! Up to $25,000 is available in support for innovative projects, training, and mentorship opportunities intended to break down the barriers of prison arts programming and work in state correctional settings. Funding is available both to current Arts in Corrections Coordinating Organizations and organizations interested in providing arts programming through the California Arts Council's Arts in Corrections program in the future. The deadline for proposals is April 22. Learn more here.

New bill would establish CA Youth Poet Laureate Position

The California Arts Council hopes to expand the relevancy of the state's appointed poetry positions to California's next generation as the sponsor of Senate Bill 748, authored by Senator Henry Stern, with coauthors Senators Ben Allen and Robert Hertzberg, creating the new appointed position of California Youth Poet Laureate. Help us turn up the creative voices of our youth - learn how to show your support in our latest press release.

April is Arts, Culture & Creativity Month

Californians for the Arts has officially declared the month of April to be Arts, Culture and Creativity Month in the state of California, dedicated to connection, advocacy and mobilized efforts to advance the arts across the state. The monthlong campaign features multiple ways to participate through trainings, storytelling, events, public action and more, culminating in a big event on April 23 at the state Capitol in Sacramento for Arts Advocacy Day. Join the movement! Click here for more information about how you, your organization, or your community can participate in Arts, Culture & Creativity Month.

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3 Glen Ellen artists win grants from Creative Sonoma
Sonoma Index-Tribune

Student named runner-up at poetry recitation competition
New Times

National poetry program provides students opportunity
Plumas News


Entry Level Shop Fabricator
Blackwidow LLC
Los Angeles, CA

Summer Guest Services Internship
Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Costa Mesa, CA

General Manager
Musical Theatre West
Long Beach, CA

Executive Director
Southern Exposure
San Francisco, CA

Digital Marketing Manager
ODC San Francisco
San Francisco, CA



artist calls

Artadia Award - San Francisco
Deadline: 2019-08-01

Music & Arts Grant
California Casualty
Deadline: 2019-06-30


Two Mosaic Murals
City of San Pablo
San Pablo, CA

Shifting Perspectives on Trauma - Art Exhibition
The Perception Project
Los Angeles, CA

Site: Brooklyn Gallery
Brooklyn, NY

Site: Brooklyn Gallery
Brooklyn, NY

60th Annual Summer Arts & Crafts Fair
Mendocino Art Center
Mendocino, CA




Arts Summit 2019: The Human Journey: Creating the Story of US
The Kennedy Center
Washington, D.C.
Date: 2019-04-29


Rural Prosperity Through the Arts and Creative Sector: A Rural Action Guide for Governors and States
National Governors Association


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