Spring 2015 Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys

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:

Apply to be part of ACTIVATE: Advocacy Leadership; Deadline Sept 12

Apply to be part of ACTIVATE: Advocacy Leadership; Deadline Sept 12

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:19pm

ACTIVATE Advocacy Leadership Academy applications are due this Friday, September 12. If you have not yet applied, make sure to do so by the end of this week to take advantage of this exciting opportunity to make a difference in education in Los Angeles County. 

VOTE: LAUSD District 1 Special Election to Be Held August 12

VOTE: LAUSD District 1 Special Election to Be Held August 12

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:40am

VoteCandidates Alex Johnson and George McKenna are vying for election to the District 1 seat on the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education.  The seat, formerly held by the late Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, has been vacant since her sudden death last December.

National Endowment for the Arts Anounces $1.56M in Grants to LA County Orgs

National Endowment for the Arts Anounces $1.56M in Grants to LA County Orgs

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:39pm

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.  

RSVP for ArtsDay 2014 by April 10!

RSVP for ArtsDay 2014 by April 10!

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:46am

ArtsDayArtsDay 2014 is just over a week away!  We are so excited to welcome everyone back to City Hall for our annual celebration of arts and culture in Los Angeles. 

Fall 2014 Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys

Fall 2014 Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys

Arts for LA invites eligible candidates in Los Angeles County elections to participate in our Spring 2014 Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys. 

We thank the following organizations for supporting this round of Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys:

Mayor Garcetti Invites Ideas from Arts & Culture Community in LA

Mayor Garcetti Invites Ideas from Arts & Culture Community in LA

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 2:29pm
Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

Photo: Mayor's RoundtableMayor Garcetti welcomed over one hundred arts and culture leaders from the Los Angeles area to City Hall today to give him advice, insight, and feedback on how the city should invest and support arts and culture in the coming years.

Arts for LA Thanks Olga Garay-English as She Departs DCA Today

Arts for LA Thanks Olga Garay-English as She Departs DCA Today

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 11:38am

Photo: Olga Garay-EnglishArts for LA thanks Olga Garay-English for her unwavering service to the Los Angeles’s arts and culture sector and congratulates her as she takes the next step in her career. Today is Ms. Garay-English’s last day as the executive director of the Department of Cultural Affairs.

Via KPCC: LAUSD's Bennett Kayser on Arts Education

Via KPCC: LAUSD's Bennett Kayser on Arts Education

Fri, 12/20/2013 - 12:25pm

Photo: Bennett Kayser

from KCET's Artbound: Philanthropist David Bohnett on the Creative Economy of Southern California

As the Creative Capital of the United States, L.A.'s greatest export is culture. The creative economy is the 4th largest employment cluster (of 66) and accounts for 1 in 8 jobs in the County.

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