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CAC Administrators of Color Fellowship applications open

The School of Arts & Culture at the Mexican Heritage Plaza (SOAC), an Administering Organization of the California Arts Council, has announced the opening of the California Arts Council Administrators of Color Fellowship program. The statewide pilot program will match 10 arts administrators of color, Fellows, with an arts and culture organization, Host Organizations, dedicated to equity and community engagement for a nine- to 12-month fellowship. Apply by July 31 - learn more in our press release.

CAC COVID-19 News & Resources page

The California Arts Council has created a new online resource that includes the last agency updates surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, plus emergency funding opportunities, emergency preparedness best practices, and webinars featuring arts leaders and artists from the national arts community. Click here to visit the COVID-19 New & Resources webpage.

Grants for arts participation by people with disabilities

Applications are open now for cycle two of the California Arts Council's Arts and Accessibility grant program, offering support to artists with disabilities and organizations enhancing arts and culture opportunities for people with disabilities. Direct funding for artists is available through this grant. The program is administered in partnership with the National Arts and Disability Center at UCLA. Click here to learn more.

NEA Big Read funds nine California projects

Nine organizations in California have been awarded a total of $135,000 in funding for the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read initiative, supporting dynamic community reading programs in our state. Read more about the grantees and the Big Read program in the National Endowment for the Arts press release.

what's new


Can socially distanced theatre still teach social skills?
American Theatre

Andy Warhol Foundation awards $4 M. to U.S. arts organizations against backdrop of uncertainty in cultural sector

Police brutality. A global pandemic. Why we need art - and freedom - now more than ever
The Sacramento Bee


Videographer / Visual Storyteller
Dance Muse
Irvine, CA

Interview Host / On-Camera Storyteller
Dance Muse
Irvine, CA

Videographer / Visual Storyteller
Dance Muse
Irvine, CA

Interview Host / On-Camera Storyteller
Dance Muse
Irvine, CA

Videographer / Visual Storyteller
Dance Muse
Irvine, CA



artist calls

Poetry Coalition Fellowship Program
Cave Canem Foundation
Deadline: 2020-07-15

SNAAP Research Fellows: Round 2
Strategic National Arts Alumni Project
Deadline: 2020-08-31

The Frieze Impact Prize 2020 in partnership with Art for Justice
Deadline: 2020-07-03


Call for Art: Fact vs. Fiction, Gallery 263
Gallery 263
Cambridge, MA

The Magazine of Contemporary Art - Call for Submissions
Los Angeles, CA

3rd Annual Women Artists Art Competition
Fusion Art
Palm Springs, CA

New American Paintings Featured Artist Competition: Pacific Coast 2020
New American Paintings
Boston, MA

Depot Hill Stairs
Capitola Art and Cultural Commission
Capitola, CA




Inspiration for Prospective Our Town Applicants
National Endowment for the Arts
Online webinar
Date: 2020-07-01

Praxis in the Borderlands: Humanitarian Aid, Mobilization and Migration
California Lawyers for the Arts
Online webinar
Date: 2020-07-09


Envisioning the Future of Theater for Young Audiences
National Endowment for the Arts

In It for the Long Haul: How Arts and Cultural Organizations Can Consider Adapting
SMU DataArts


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