California Arts Council Listens to LA County Arts Leaders

California Arts Council Listens to LA County Arts Leaders

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 12:06pm

Photo: microphoneThe California Arts Council welcomed guests from throughout Los Angeles County to a special “listening session” focused on helping the state art agency craft a strategic plan to guide its growth and development.

National Arts Advocacy Day Needs Your Support

National Arts Advocacy Day Needs Your Support

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 8:30am

Photo: advocacy in actionThis week hundreds of arts advocates from across America gathered in Washington, DC, to promote the value of public and private investment in arts and culture.

Budding LA Artist Wins ArtsDay 2013 T-Shirt Design Contest

Budding LA Artist Wins ArtsDay 2013 T-Shirt Design Contest

Fri, 03/22/2013 - 9:05am

Photo: Andrew Colunga's designThree local artists have been recognized as finalists by Arts for LA as part of our Arts Day T-shirt Design Competition. ArtsDay, scheduled for April 17, is LA’s annual celebration at City Hall of the impact of arts and culture on our communities, neighborhoods, and residents.

CD12 Strives to Be the "Creative Hub" of LA County

CD12 Strives to Be the "Creative Hub" of LA County

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 2:53pm

Photo: Nonprofit Arts Day Summit panelistsOn March 18, Arts for LA joined the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and the Los Angeles County Arts Commission on a panel for the District 12 Nonprofit Arts Summit, organized by Councilmember Mitchell Englander.

Inglewood Candidates Respond to Arts & Culture Survey

Inglewood Candidates Respond to Arts & Culture Survey

Thu, 03/14/2013 - 8:30am

Photo: inglewood Cultural ArtsThree of nine candidates for the Inglewood City Council have responded to Arts for LA’s semiannual arts & culture candidate surveys.  The surveys, which cover the overlap between the economy and public funding for the arts, were published today on ArtsforLA.org.

Los Angeles Leaders Salute LAUSD for "Arts at the Core"

Los Angeles Leaders Salute LAUSD for "Arts at the Core"

Wed, 03/13/2013 - 11:09am

Photo: board members at Arts at the Core breakfastOn February 22, Arts for LA joined Arts for All and The Music Center in saluting the LAUSD Board of Education for their unanimous passage of the “Arts at the Core” resolution last October.

Glendale Candidates Respond to Arts & Culture Survey

Glendale Candidates Respond to Arts & Culture Survey

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 11:43am

Photo: Glendale Arts logoEvery candidate for Glendale’s Board of Education and eight of eleven candidates for Glendale City Council have responded to Arts for LA’s semiannual arts & culture candidate surveys.  The surveys, which cover the overlap between the economy, public funding for the ar

Arts for LA Announces Partnership with KCET's Artbound

Arts for LA Announces Partnership with KCET's Artbound

Arts for LA will contribute original content about Los Angeles County’s cultural politics, community arts, and related topics as part of a new partnership with Artbound (http://www.kcet.org/arts/artbound), KCET’s magazine of Southern California arts and culture.

Why Being "In the Solution" Matters

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa with Arts Advocates

 

 

 

Executive Director Danielle Brazell blogs on how providing a solution can be the most effective advocacy strategy.