“Rock On! … through … up … over” is the theme for the next Art in Public Places exhibition for July 7 to September 28 at Twentynine Palms Visitor Center Art Gallery and Chamber of Commerce, 73484 29 Palms Hwy. in downtown Twentynine Palms. 

Desert artists are invited to submit an original piece of art for possible inclusion in the group exhibition. Artwork will be received at the visitor center gallery on In/Out day, Friday, June 29, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Artists unable to make this time can request an alternate delivery time by calling (760) 367-3445 any weekday prior to In/Out day.

Entries due by June 22nd

Download the entry form here:

https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/755550_c6c01f15bb76469bb9b08a55eaf9369c.pdf

Call for Entries: Artwork depicting or inspired by Joshua Tree National Park or its cultural history.
6th annual JTNP Art Expo juried exhibition, September 1-30, 2018.
Deadline for entries: Monday, June 25, 2018 (by 11:59 p.m. PT).
Artists may submit up to 3 artwork pieces for the $35 entry fee.
Submit photos of artwork and artist bio at www.jtnparts.org.
Artists selected for the juried exhibition will be notified July 2.

Applications due by May 20th 2018: Apply NOW!

Five years ago, Wells Fargo expanded its commitment to helping military service members, veterans and military families by sponsoring No Barriers Warriors through its Warriors to Summits expedition series. In 2018, the expedition will focus on the valued attributes that veterans bring to our communities and workforces, emphasizing what veterans are capable of when given a chance.

No Barriers Warriors and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) are seeking veterans with disabilities for their 2018 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues expedition. This epic journey is designed to provide rigorous mental and physical challenges that help veterans reflect on their past, recognize where they are now, and develop a vision for their future. The 2018 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues expedition will include a team of 12 veterans, including 4 alumni from previous No Barriers Warriors expeditions.

What are the necessary conditions for a sustainable arts ecosystem in Los Angeles 10 years from now? How can artists be agents for change to take the necessary actions NOW? A panel of local arts leaders from across the sector will provide provocations, stimulating participant-led conversations on urgent topics facing Angelenos today (and tomorrow), and resources will be shared to stimulate action.

This event is made possible by a grant from the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles.

 DATE: Saturday, April 28, 2018

TIME: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

LOCATION: Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (Garden Level), 244 S. San Pedro St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

COST: $10 (includes lunch by Todo Verde)

REGISTRATION: https://tinyurl.com/CCIconvening

“The Bloomin’ Desert: Kaleidoscope of Color” is the theme for the next Art in Public Places exhibition from April 7 through June 29, 2018 at Twentynine Palms Visitor Center Art Gallery and Chamber of Commerce, 73484 29 Palms Hwy. in downtown Twentynine Palms.

Artists are reminded that artwork will be received at the visitor center gallery on In/Out day, Friday, March 30, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Artists unable to make this time can request an alternate delivery time by calling (760) 367-3445 any weekday prior to March 30.

Registration is OPEN for the 2018 Highway 62 Open Studio Art Tours. Remember your membership must be active and be a resident (f/t or p/t) of the Morongo Basin. You'll need a photo of your artwork (read the guidelines), and be ready to select your primary medium.

Design a poster for the 16th Annual Joshua Tree Music Festival, capturing the ethos & vibe of the festivals via your own creative interpretation.
You must include the festival name and date (Joshua Tree Music Festival, May 17-20, 2018, in your design). The rest is up to you!
THE PRIZE - $500 plus 2 x JTMF passes for the May festival. A limited edition of the winning design will be printed and sold at the festival (proceeds to benefit Joshua Tree Living Arts (501c3), and will be used in social media festival promotions.

Calling All Library Public Programmers!

February 24, 2018
Published in Grants

Library Innovation Lab 2018: Exploring New Ways of Engaging Immigrant Communities through Public Humanities Programming

Library Innovation Lab (LIL) aims to build the capacity of California public libraries to provide responsive and relevant public humanities programming through a practice-based professional development experience. Ten programming librarians from all parts of the state participated in the initial year of the program; each designed, implemented, and assessed an innovative project to engage immigrants in their community (see descriptions here).

There is a free information webinar this coming week on March 2, 2018.

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