Arts & Culture a Featured Plank in Democratic Party Platform

Arts & Culture a Featured Plank in Democratic Party Platform

Tue, 09/11/2012 - 9:26am

Americans for the Arts reported yesterday the Democratic National Party included an "arts and culture" plank in its current year party-wide platform.

Candidate Survey Project Webinar 9/6, 4 pm

Candidate Survey Project Webinar 9/6, 4 pm

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 12:03pm

Arts education supporters who want to help survey school board candidates this fall can log into a free training webinar hosted by California Alliance for Arts Education on September 6.

Arts for LA to Contribute to CA Candidate Survey Project

Arts for LA to Contribute to CA Candidate Survey Project

Tue, 08/28/2012 - 9:00am

Arts for LA will share its annual school district candidate survey results with the California Alliance for Arts Education as part of that organization's statewide movement to get candidates to provide clarity on their arts education philosophies, priorities, and perspectives.

Arts for LA Endorses Measure J, Prop 30, & Prop 38 on Nov Ballot

Arts for LA Endorses Measure J, Prop 30, & Prop 38 on Nov Ballot

Thu, 08/23/2012 - 2:00pm
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Arts for LA announces its endorsement of three pieces of legislation, all supporting access to arts and arts education, appearing on the November ballot in Los Angeles County. Each endorsement is supported by the Arts & Culture Framework of Los Angeles County, which serves as the region’s guide to greater support for arts, culture, and arts education.

Guest blog: Laura Zucker on Ten Years of Arts for All in Los Angeles County

  

Laura Zucker blogs about how Arts for All stays ahead of the curve.

 

 

This post originally appeared on Americans for the Arts's ARTSblog on August 10, 2012.  We thank Americans for the Arts for allowing us to repost it for our readers in Los Angeles County.

Chicago Releases Cultural Plan Draft

Chicago Releases Cultural Plan Draft

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 9:00am

Chicago Cultural PlanChicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events released a comprehensive, citywide cultural plan draft to guide continued development of the city’s arts and humanities sector. A copy of the plan may be downloaded at Chicagoist.com.

Four LA County Schools Receive Arts Education Grants

Four LA County Schools Receive Arts Education Grants

Wed, 07/18/2012 - 1:23pm

Americans for the Arts logoFour K-12 schools in the Los Angeles area received grants totaling $5,000 to support continuation of arts education for their students.

LA County Arts Grants to Support Jobs, Organizations

LA County Arts Grants to Support Jobs, Organizations

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 11:40am
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Los Angeles County Arts Commission logoThe Los Angeles County Arts Commission announced $4.1 million in grants to 175 arts groups throughout the county last week.

Grants range in size from $3,500 to $223,700 and fund organizations in forty-one of Los Angeles County’s 88 municipalities.  Through this program, funding from the Arts Commission will serve an estimated ten million people through July 2013.

Why the Arts Do Not Need to March: Activating Audiences for Advocacy

  

        

 

Abe Flores blogs about why the arts do not need to march.