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For the first time, grants were open this year to organizations that serve children from birth to age 5.
The state's Arts Council has announced more than 1,000 grants statewide totaling $15 million.
Just over 1,000 applicants will get state money for a wide range of arts and culture projects.
Dana Gioia will present a free poetry reading in Mariposa as part of his 58-county tour of California.
TheatreWorkers project and Sequoyah School awarded California Arts Council "Artist in Schools Student Engagement" grantPasadena Now
State funds support arts programming for K-12 students.
Communities across America have a stake in the arts.
A new update to Google Street View allows museum-goers to read annotations about paintings, zoom in on high-resolution images, and more.
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics are the center of attention in most US public schools today. But training in the arts has been shown to improve creativity and innovation. This info-graphic shows the benefits of both.
The arts bolster the economy, public health, education, and more.
The NEA: a great American success story under threat.
A personal, historical, and comparative consideration of using public money to support the humanities.
Assessment is the answer to innovative arts ed.
There is no think tank that has the arts and humanities as its principal charge. Why not?
Research shows a correlation in children between good rhythm skills and a good grasp of grammar.
The Pulitzer Prize winner hopes to rekindle "the pleasure of poetry" for all readers.
While awaiting its fate under the Trump administration, the National Endowment for the Arts announced its second round of funding for the 2017 fiscal year.
A new report shows how the nonprofit culture sector stimulates the economy both locally and nationally.
Inmates at Solano State Prison are using theater to break down social barriers while creating a cathartic escape for themselves and others.
The California Arts Council will award $90,000 to the Ink People Center for the Arts and the city of Eureka as part of its Creative California Communities program.
Modesto Sound has been awarded a nearly $9,000 grant from the California Arts Council as part of its Arts and Public Media program.
Viola painter's Homeless Art Project got a big boost through a $14,400 California Arts Council grant.