It was standing room only in the conference room where Arts Education was discussed at the Capitol on April 18, 2012. Malissa Feruzzi Shriver, Chair of the California Arts Council and co-Chair of the CREATE CA initiative, testified about the stressed circumstances of arts education in the state--and about the potential for a major turnaround for the arts and arts education.
Californians get arts grants from the National Endowment
The National Endowment for the Arts announced this week that it will grant $77.17 million to not-for-profit organizations and state arts agencies nationwide--including to 132 California organizations for $5.04 million. Of that amount, $1.1 million is for the California Arts Council to further its partnership activities with the NEA as the state's arts agency.
Could your organization benefit from receiving 100 hours of consulting services from a professionally trained graduate student? The Masters in Arts Management Program of the Claremont Graduate University will place a select number of graduate students to consult with arts and cultural institutions in fall 2012. Deadline: May 18, 2012.
Testimony from Malissa Feruzzi Shriver, Chair of the California Arts Council, to the California Legislature at an informational hearing called by Senator Curren Price, Chair of the Joint Committee on the Arts, on April 18, 2012.