Thursday, February 20, 2014

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State arts funding news, Strategic Plan webinar today, and don't forget... we're hiring!
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Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
February 20, 2014
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Sen. Lieu proposes partial Arts Council budget restoration

Senator Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) announced at a hearing of the Joint Committee of the Arts that he will introduce legislation to restore state funding for the California Arts Council to $25 million, a level not seen in more than a decade.   MORE >>

Asm. Calderon introduces bill to increase arts funding

Last week, Assemblymember Ian Calderon (D-Whittier) introduced Assembly Bill 1662, a measure that appropriates funding for grant programs and other efforts that increase access to the arts for all Californians.  MORE >>

Strategic Plan Webinar at 3pm Today

Did you contribute ideas and/or feedback during our strategic planning process? Are you a grantee -- or possible future grantee -- of ours? Are you interested in public policy, arts policy, or strategic planning in general? Come one, come all, to today's webinar, hosted by California Arts Council Vice-Chair, Susan Steinhauser, and Director, Craig Watson.   MORE >>

Join our team! Arts Grants Administrator Jobs

The California Arts Council will be hiring individuals to fill program administrator positions for the first time in over ten years. Currently there are two vacancies to be filled. This is a rare opportunity to join a hard working agency during an exciting time of growth. Check out the posting at this link and help spread the word!  MORE >>


what's new
jobs
For the Poor, the Arts Are a Path to Opportunity
NY Times (letter from Bob Lynch & Robert Redford)
Director, Teaching Credential Program in the Visual Arts
Academy of Art University
San Francisco, CA
Office Assistant for Fine Arts Studio
Ingrid Calame Studio
Los Angeles, CA
Executive Director
Mission Inn Foundation and Museum
Riverside, CA
Marketing Coordinator
Stanford Live
Stanford, CA
Events Liaison
El Dorado Arts Council
Placerville, CA

grants
artist calls
Catherine Doctorow Prize for Music
Gotham Chamber Opera and the Jarvis & Constance Doctorow Family Foundation
Deadline: 2014-04-01
Gotham Chamber Opera Launches Catherine Doctorow Prize for Music February 14, 2014
Gotham Chamber Opera and the Jarvis & Constance Doctorow Family Foundation
Deadline: 2014-04-01
New Waves! 2014-AYITI in Jacmel & Port-au-Prince
Makeda Thomas Dance & Performance Institue
Haiti
MACLA: Open call for Latino Artists in the Bay Area
MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
San Jose, CA
Scotts Valley Art & Wine Festival
Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce
Scotts Valley, CA
Undressed: An Expose of Conceptual Garments and Accessories
Pajaro Valley Arts Council
Watsonville, CA

conferences/workshops
research
2014 Annual Conference
California Association of Museums
Napa, CA
Date: 2014-03-05
Focus on Legal Issues for Photographers
California Lawyers for the Arts
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2014-02-26
More Asking, Less Writing (4-Part Webinar Series)
Foundation Center
Online Webinar
Date: 2014-03-05
Growth in the Fashion Industry: A New Approach to Protection?
UC Hastings
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2014-02-28