Does your organization want to make a difference through culture and creative expression? The California Arts Council wants to help! State arts funding saw a significant permanent increase this year. Greater investment equals greater opportunity to meet the demand for arts and cultural experiences across California. Don’t miss out on your chance to apply for state arts grants. Register for a free informational webinar on Tuesday, December 5th to get an overview of the California Arts Council’s 2017-18 grant programs.
 
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Arts Connection and Elwood and Associates, in partnership with KOA Corporation, is seeking qualified individual artists or teams to work in collaboration with them to support and create visual materials for the community engagement activities being conducted for the Morongo Basin Active Transportation Plan (MB ATP).

SB Arts Fest Call for Artists

October 25, 2017
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CALL FOR ARTIST - APPLICATION
Open Until December 15, 2017
 
Event
Where: San Manuel 66’ers Baseball Stadium
Date: Saturday March 24, 2018
Time: Noon - 9:00pm
Fee: None
Contact: Stephanie Sanchez: RediscoverSB@sbcity.org or (909) 384-5357
www.sbcity.org/SBArtsFest • Facebook: SBArtsFest

 Diversity and Inclusion: The Influence of African American Art in Southern California

Thursday, January 25, 2018 – Sunday, February 25, 2018

OPEN CALL

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El Sueño Americano,Nuestra Contribución a hispanic heritage month Art Exhibition -- Call For Artists

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“Summer Nights” Art Show

Artwork due June 30 at Twentynine Palms Visitor Center & Gallery

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Open Call to Artist for the High Desert Arts and Literary Festival!

The High Desert Arts and Literary Festival invites artists to submit original entries of their paintings and prints, sculpture, clay art, textile art, photography, art glass, mixed media, and original fine art jewelry to display and sell. The Festival is in association with the American Association of University Women (AAUW), The San Bernardino County Museum, High Desert California Writers Club, and the San Bernardino County Library.

The Festival will be held Saturday, September 9th, at the Victor Valley Museum in Apple Valley. Proceeds benefit local STEM educational programs and local scholarships. For more information email: hdalfav@gmail.com, or call 760-646-6961.

Deadline August 1, 2017

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As part of the Center for Cultural Innovation’s (CCI) efforts to support new arts leadership with support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Investing in Tomorrow Organizational Grants is a new, one-time grant program that will invest $105,000 in bold ideas by individuals at California nonprofit or fiscally sponsored arts organizations that have the potential to re-shape the future of the arts sector in exciting and important ways. 

CURRENT PROGRAM INFORMATION:

Who is eligible to apply:

Grant applications must meet the following criteria to be eligible for funding:

  • Applicants must be a 501(c)3 or fiscally sponsored arts organization based and operating in California.
  • There is no limit to the number of applications each organization can submit; however, grants are limited to one per organization.
  • Project lead(s) must be culturally diverse (i.e., diversity in many forms, including but not limited to socio-economic background, education level, ethnicity, gender, or geographically underserved communities) and/or early- to mid-level arts professional (i.e., promising, rather than already demonstrated, leadership). Project lead(s) must be formally affiliated with the applicant organization (i.e., full- or part-time employment, board member, actively contracted consultant, but not volunteers).
  • Applications must be authored by project lead(s) so as to reflect their ambitions for shaping the future in ways that are important to them. Applications will require the signature of the project lead(s) and two different signatures of the heads of the organization (both the Director and a board member).
  • Projects must meet one (or more) of the priority issue areas of Investing in Tomorrow. (There is no limit to the number of priority areas projects may address, but it is advisable to identify the most relevant as applications will be judged on the merits of responding to every selected issue area.)
  • Applications must convey concrete ways that the project can influence change in the nonprofit arts sector. (Caveat: Real change can happen without a lot of money but, at the same time, we recognize that project ambitions should also reflect what is actually possible at this grant amount and amount of time.)
  • Projects must be able to be fully implemented within a one-year grant term. (Grantees will be expected to report on early signs and stages of field change, even though the long-term effects may not be realized until much later.)


Ineligibility: Current grantee organizations participating in William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Arts Leadership Forward program are not eligible so as to distribute funding beyond this cohort more broadly.

Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements may request up to $7,500. This is a one-time grant opportunity that aims to support 14 projects for a total investment of $105,000.

DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 2017 BY 12:00 P.M. PST

For more details : http://www.cciarts.org/Investing_in_Tomorrow_Org_Grants.html and http://www.cciarts.org/cgi/page.cgi/cali_grants.htm

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CALL FOR ART: Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition 2017

Artwork entries are now being accepted for the fifth annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition and Juried Exhibition, which will be held in September at the Oasis of Mara in Twentynine Palms, next to Joshua Tree National Park Headquarters. 

Deadline for entry submissions for the juried exhibition is Saturday, July 15, 2017, by 11:59 p.m. PT. Artwork must depict or be inspired by the unique aspects of Joshua Tree National Park or its cultural history. Artists may enter up to three (3) artwork entries for an entry fee of $35, and images of the artwork and entry fees can be submitted online. Complete guidelines and entry form are available at www.JTNPArts.org.

Approximately 50 to 60 artists will be selected for the honor of exhibiting in the show, which will be on display at the historic 29 Palms Art Gallery for the month of September, with an awards reception set forSaturday night, Sept. 16.

Artists’ work will be for sale during the show, and they will be included in an exhibition catalogue and eligible for one of several cash awards totaling $5,000. Entry is open to national and international visual artists age 18 and over. The artist’s work can be 2D or 3D and must be original and created within the last five (5) years.

In addition to the exhibition, the Art Expo weekend celebration is set for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 16 and 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at various venues at the Oasis of Mara. The event will include an Art Market, booths, live music, food and beverages on the lawn at 29 Palms Inn; art classes, demonstrations, and the exhibition at 29Palms Art Gallery; demonstrations at 29 Palms Creative Center; interpretive walks and talks at Joshua Tree National Park Oasis Visitor Center and the Oasis of Mara, and more. 

A complimentary 10x10 booth space will be offered for juried artists to sell additional art during the Art Expo weekend’s Art Market. Other artists may participate in the Art Market for a $50 booth fee.

The Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition is presented by Joshua Tree National Park Council for the Arts, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and local sponsors and partners. For more information, visit the website www.JTNPArts.org, or email: artists@jtnparts.org.

 

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