Cultural Policy Map

This map provides a comprehensive overview of the regional arts & culture policy landscape. 

Click an icon to view links to cultural plans and policies, arts education plans and policies, and informational pages for municipal arts/culture programs.
Cities hosting Arts for LA Advocacy Teams also have informational reports; these cities are denoted by the red “A” icon.

CAO Recommends Major Cuts

CAO Recommends Major Cuts

Sun, 03/20/2011 (All day)
Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

Department of Cultural Affairs City of Los AngelesLate Friday, March 18th, the Los Angeles' City Administrative Office has issued a series of budget recommendations that include sweeping cuts to city departments, services and expenditures, including Neighborhood Councils, Channel 36, crossing guards, Recreation & Parks and the Department of Cultural Affairs.

Rally to Protect LA's Recovery, 3/23

Rally to Protect LA's Recovery, 3/23

Mon, 03/21/2011 (All day)

Rally to Protect LA's RecoveryThis Wednesday, March 23rd at 2:30pm, a Rally to Protect LA's Recovery will be held in downtown Los Angeles.

The Rally draws attention to the potentially devastating impact of proposed federal budget cuts to the nonprofit and social sectors of the Los Angeles Region.

Cultural Vitality Survey

Cultural Vitality Survey

Wed, 02/16/2011 (All day)

Creative CitiCreative Citieses International, an organization dedicated to examining and promoting the role of culture in urban planning, is creating a Vitality Index for 35 cities in the U.S., including Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Arts Month

Los Angeles Arts Month

Mon, 12/20/2010 (All day)

Los Angeles Arts Month is coming in January 2011.  Organizations and individual artists can participate in this region-wide celebration of Los Angeles County's arts and culture:

Santa Monica-Malibu Candidate Survey and Upcoming L.A & Pasadena Elections

Santa Monica-Malibu Candidate Survey and Upcoming L.A & Pasadena Elections

Wed, 12/08/2010 (All day)
Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

Vote in LA CountyArts for LA will be conducting a survey all of the candidates running for LA City Council, LAUSD Board, Pasadena City Council and Pasadena USD Board prior to the March 8, 2011 elections.  LA City and Pasadena are the sites of our current advocacy workshop series, with the goal of creating a team of arts advocates to ensure that the arts are part of the election disco

Arts Advocacy Workshop Initiative Launches

Arts Advocacy Workshop Initiative Launches

Thu, 10/07/2010 (All day)

Arts for LA has launched a free Advocacy Workshop Initiative for community members in the City of Los Angeles, Pasadena and Long Beach. This interactive workshop series is designed for local stakeholders.

Cultural Facilities RFPs in Committee, 9/21

Cultural Facilities RFPs in Committee, 9/21

Fri, 09/17/2010 (All day)
Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

Los Angeles City Council's Arts, Parks, Health & Aging Committee will discuss the Request for Proposals process for cultural facilities currently owned and operated by the City in the September 21st Committee meeting.