You're Invited: #KidsCre8 Twitter Party, 11/20 at 11 a.m.

You're Invited: #KidsCre8 Twitter Party, 11/20 at 11 a.m.

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 11:00am

Photo: Twitter Party InviteArts for LA is pleased to partner with the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and its arts education initiative, Arts for All, for a lively Twitter Party on the topic of creativity and your children!  The party will kick off at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 20, in conjunction with American Education Week.

Olga Garay-English Announces Departure from LA Department of Cultural Affairs

Olga Garay-English Announces Departure from LA Department of Cultural Affairs

Mon, 11/04/2013 - 2:27pm

Photo: Olga Garay-EnglishOlga Garay-English announced today she will be stepping down from her post as executive director of the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs effective January 4, 2014.  Arts for LA thanks Ms. Garay-English for her unwavering service to the city’s arts and culture sector and congratulates her as she takes the next step in her career.

Los Angeles Designates October 12, 2013 "Mural Day"

Los Angeles Designates October 12, 2013 "Mural Day"

Fri, 10/11/2013 - 12:59pm
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The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to declare Saturday, October 12, 2013, “Mural Day” in the City of Los Angeles in recognition of  the new mural ordinance going into effect after an eleven year moratorium on murals on private property.

Arts for LA Releases School Board Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys

Arts for LA Releases School Board Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys

Fri, 10/11/2013 - 10:03am

Photo: ArtsVoteLAWith an estimated $5.3 billion in educational funding set to invigorate California’s schools due to Proposition 30, school board leaders will be tasked with setting the priorities and direction for their schools’ future.  To help spark dialogue around arts and education issues, Arts for LA has distributed Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys to every eligible candidate for election in 33 school district races throughout Lo

Arts for LA Invites Arts & Culture Leaders to Attend LA Convergence Oct 29

Arts for LA Invites Arts & Culture Leaders to Attend LA Convergence Oct 29

Thu, 09/26/2013 - 3:03pm

Photo: convergence logoArts for LA invites any interested arts and culture stakeholder to register for the 2013 LA Convergence, to be held October 29 at the Skirball Cultural Center.

Arts for LA's Abe Flores To Take on National Role

Arts for LA's Abe Flores To Take on National Role

Thu, 09/19/2013 - 1:07pm

Photo: Abe FloresArts for LA Advocacy Field Manager Abe Flores has accepted a position with Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading arts advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC.

LAUSD Votes to Allocate Funds to Further "Arts at the Core"

LAUSD Votes to Allocate Funds to Further "Arts at the Core"

Thu, 09/12/2013 - 1:08pm

The LAUSD Board of Education approved by a 5-2 vote a resolution to bolster district support for arts education as an extension of last year’s “Arts at the Core” resolution.

Angeleno & Arts Ed Supporter Herb Alpert Receives National Medal for the Arts

Angeleno & Arts Ed Supporter Herb Alpert Receives National Medal for the Arts

Wed, 08/21/2013 - 2:17pm

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2013 LA Convergence

2013 LA Convergence

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Thank you to everyone who attended the 2013 LA Convergence!

We enjoyed a lovely day with our colleagues exploring the issues and trends at work in our field.  We hope these dialogues will continue over the coming months.

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RESCHEDULED: LA City Council to Pass Mural Ordinance

RESCHEDULED: LA City Council to Pass Mural Ordinance

Thu, 08/22/2013 - 10:04am
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Update 8/22: The City Council has again tentatively rescheduled the discussion and vote of the mural ordinance for Wednesday, August 28. Check the agenda on the City Council calendar for more information.