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January 06, 2020

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California Arts Council Programs Evaluation Consultant RFP

The California Arts Council is seeking a qualified consultant or firm to design and implement a collaborative and human-centered program evaluation of the CAC's grant and contract-based funding programs using innovative and inclusive methods. Proposal submissions are due by 5 p.m. on February 4. View details and the Request for Proposal here.

Council Chair and Vice Chair elections held

The California Arts Council re-elected Nashormeh Lindo and newly elected Jaime Galli to serve as Chair and Vice Chair of the Council, respectively, at a public meeting on Thursday, December 5, 2019 in Oceanside. More details in our latest press release.

Sample emergency preparedness plans available for arts orgs

The Performing Arts Readiness (PAR) project website has added free downloadable sample emergency plans created for performing arts organizations to aid organizations in the creation of their own plans. Planning for emergencies is vital for the survival of organizations and will aid in preventing emergencies, reducing their impact, and will speed recovery and resumption of operations following an emergency. View and download the emergency plans here.

Registration open for Create CA convening May 12 & 13

CAC partner Create CA presents "CREATE"ing Momentum Together, the 2020 annual statewide convening, along with the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association Arts Initiative and the Sacramento County Office of Education, on May 12 and 13. The two-day event brings together district and school teacher leaders, administrators, school board members, arts organizations and community leaders to design arts education strategies, collaborate and hear from industry leaders, and create professional development opportunities for equity and advocacy. Click here to register or for more information.

what's new


Looking ahead: 20 things we're looking forward to in the arts in 2020
The San Diego Union-Tribune

Artist Wayne Thiebaud, at 99, decides to play the clown
San Francisco Chronicle

Santa Fe Art Colony residents see ray of hope in fight against skyrocketing rents
Los Angeles Times


Executive Assistant
Antaeus Theatre Company
Glendale, CA

Leaders Circle Manager
San Francisco, CA

Education Coordinator
Triton Museum of Art
Santa Clara, CA

Temporary Prep
Hammer Museum
Los Angeles, CA

Studio Associate
Art Studio
Culver City, CA



artist calls

USArtists International
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Deadline: 2020-04-01

Grants for Arts Projects
National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: 2020-02-13


Call For applications: Exhibit at the french art festival les Decades de la peinture
Association Harpo's
Brioude, France

Big Ink visits 3 Fish Studios
Big Ink LLC
San Francisco, CA

CICA New Media Art Conference 2020 Call for Papers & Exhibitions
CICA Museum
South Korea

Utility Box Public Art Program
City of Redondo Beach CA
Redondo Beach, CA

Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
Now Art LA
Inglewood, CA




Copyright Law for Creatives
California Lawyers for the Arts
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2020-02-06


What Is the Evidence on the Role of the Arts in Improving Health and Well-being?
World Health Organization


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