Arts for LA Welcomes New Staff Member Charles Flowers

Arts for LA Welcomes New Staff Member Charles Flowers

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 8:48am

Arts for LA is pleased to announce Charles Flowers has joined the staff as the director of development.

CA Arts Council Funds "Public Value" Projects in LA County

CA Arts Council Funds "Public Value" Projects in LA County

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 10:15am

The California Arts Council announced over $650,000 in grants to arts organizations statewide as part of its “Creating Public Value” grant program.  Nineteen organizations in Los Angeles County will receive a total of $168,000 in support.

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.

Los Angeles Seeks City’s First Poet Laureate

Los Angeles Seeks City’s First Poet Laureate

Mon, 08/27/2012 - 9:00am
Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced last week the establishment of an official Poet Laureate program for the City of Los Angeles.

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
Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

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.

CA Arts Council Funds Statewide Creative Economy Impact Report

CA Arts Council Funds Statewide Creative Economy Impact Report

Thu, 08/16/2012 - 11:14am

Otis College of Art and DesignThe California Arts Council wants to know more about how creative industry affects the state of California’s overall economy and will get its answers the annual Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region expands to include the entire state.

LA County Home to US’s First Green Certification for Arts Orgs

LA County Home to US’s First Green Certification for Arts Orgs

Thu, 08/02/2012 (All day)

Arts:Earth PartnershipWhen Joel Shapiro and Justin Yoffe oversaw the installation of solar panels on the roof of the Electric Lodge in Venice, California, in 2001, they may not have realized they’d also made the first step in what would become a countywide movement to make the arts into green businesses.

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.

James Irvine Foundation Announces $855,000 in Grants to LA County Arts Orgs

James Irvine Foundation Announces $855,000 in Grants to LA County Arts Orgs

Thu, 06/28/2012 - 12:18pm

the James Irvine FoundationThe James Irvine Foundation announced grants totaling $855,000 to six Los Angeles County arts organizations whose work “hold[s] significant promise for the future of the arts nationwide, particularly as they lead the way in exploring how best to adapt to demographic and technological shifts.”