Spring 2015 Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys
Arts for LA invites eligible candidates in Los Angeles County elections to participate in our Spring 2015 Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys.
We thank the following organizations for supporting this round of Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys:
2014 LA Convergence Speakers
Learn more about the leaders, visionaries, and creative problem solvers who will speak at the LA Convergence on October 24.
Arts for LA Board Member Jessica Cusick Honored by French Government for Work in Arts & Culture
The French Consul General in Los Angeles, Axel Cruau, announced that the Santa Monica's Cultural Affairs Manager, Jessica Cusick, has been named a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
2014 LA Convergence
Join us for Los Angeles County's annual convening of leaders in arts, culture, and arts education.
2014 LA Convergence: Building the Next Los Angeles
October 24, 2014 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
East Los Angeles College
Monterey Park, CA
Governor Brown Approves Budget with $5M Increase for California Arts Council
Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed a state budget that includes a one-time $5 million increase in general fund support for the California Arts Council. This is the first time in over ten years the arts have seen an increase of general fund monies, after support for the Arts Council was cut by 94% in 2003.
Arts for LA's Danielle Brazell to Lead LA's Dept of Cultural Affairs
Arts for LA is pleased to announce Executive Director Danielle Brazell has been nominated by Mayor Eric Garcetti to serve as the new general manager of the Cultural Affairs Department of the City of Los Angeles. Her work with the department will begin pending confirmation by the Los Angeles City Council.
State Budget with $5M for California Arts Council Waits for Governor's Signature
The California State Legislature on Sunday approved a budget for 2014-2015 that includes a $5 million increase in funding to the California Arts Council.
California Arts Council Funding Bill Shows Promising Route through State Legislature
by Amy Sauceda
The California Arts Council and Californians for the Arts are celebrating positive steps forward for an appropriation bill of $7 million. Last Thursday, the California State Legislative Budget Conference Committee voted 8-0 to support the increase in funding for the state's arts agency.
New Report Highlights LA County Nonprofit Arts Salaries
Nonprofit arts organizations in Los Angeles County are a vibrant part of the region’s cultural offerings, but a new report published by the Los Angeles County Arts Commission shows these organizations are also significant regional employers, providing nearly $267 million in full time equivalent salaries to 4,650 workers.
National Endowment for the Arts Anounces $1.56M in Grants to LA County Orgs
The National Endowment for the Arts announced today it would invest $1.56M in grant funding Los Angeles County arts and culture organizations. Grantees include organizations staging theatrical productions, providing arts journalism coverage, and museums, among many other types of programs and events.