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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 Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal in a California lawsuit brought by artists including Chuck Close and the estate of Sam Francis against auction houses over resale royalties. Both sides are interpreting the results to weigh in their favor.
That notion that there is “nothing to do” in Visalia is being rapidly displaced by the challenge of deciding which of many galleries, theater performances, concerts, art events to attend.
A key player in this renaissance is the Arts Consortium.
Dana Gioia, the poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, is returning to public life.
This time as California Poet Laureate.
California has found its next poet laureate: Dana Gioia, a professor of poetry and public culture at the University of Southern California and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.
Joining Forces: Plant to Paper is a new art and writing project catering to veterans and people on active military duty. Mil-Tree joined forces with Arts Connection from San Bernardino to create the project. This multifaceted art project, spanning from February through May, is paid for by a Veterans in the Arts Initiative grant from the California Arts Council.
Arts in Corrections
CA Arts Council
Poetry Out Loud