Four LA County Schools Recognized for Exemplary Arts Ed Programs

Four LA County Schools Recognized for Exemplary Arts Ed Programs

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 9:05am

CA distinguished schoolFour schools in Los Angeles County were among thirteen recognized by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson for "exemplary arts programs" serving middle and high school students.

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.

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.

Pasadena USD Third Graders Meet the Impressionists

Pasadena USD Third Graders Meet the Impressionists

Wed, 02/27/2013 - 2:01pm

Photo: Pasadena USD studentsThird graders at Sierra Madre Elementary School in the Pasadena Unified School District experienced the Impressionism Period (1875-1925) as part of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission's Arts for All initiative’s Residency Grant Award Program.  Teaching artists Aman Dance Educators worked with classroom teachers to incorporate the theme into their daily lessons.&

Arts for All Welcomes New Leadership

Arts for All Welcomes New Leadership

Mon, 11/19/2012 - 9:12am

Photo: Denise Grade & Rachel LevinArts for All recently announced the arrival of arts education leader Denise Grande to fill its vacant director position, while successful philanthropy consultant Rachel Levin stepped into the co-chair position of Arts for All’s pooled fund, which helps oversee the disbursement of grant funds in the Arts for All program.

Los Angeles County Arts Commission Announces Grants to Organizations

Los Angeles County Arts Commission Announces Grants to Organizations

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 10:15am

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission is now welcoming applications for the 2013/14 Organizational Grant Program (OGP).  OGP provides financial support to assist and strengthen nonprofit arts organizations to provide quality arts services to enrich the lives of Los Angeles County residents.

Guest blog: Laura Zucker on Ten Years of Arts for All in Los Angeles County

  

Laura Zucker blogs about how Arts for All stays ahead of the curve.

 

 

This post originally appeared on Americans for the Arts's ARTSblog on August 10, 2012.  We thank Americans for the Arts for allowing us to repost it for our readers in Los Angeles County.

LA County Arts Grants to Support Jobs, Organizations

LA County Arts Grants to Support Jobs, Organizations

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 11:40am
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Los Angeles County Arts Commission logoThe Los Angeles County Arts Commission announced $4.1 million in grants to 175 arts groups throughout the county last week.

Grants range in size from $3,500 to $223,700 and fund organizations in forty-one of Los Angeles County’s 88 municipalities.  Through this program, funding from the Arts Commission will serve an estimated ten million people through July 2013.