Hanford Grantee Workshop

Hanford Grantee Workshop

You’re Invited! California Humanities invites you to attend a free information session about funding opportunities for humanities programming in Hanford on Wednesday, June 7th from 11am– 2pm hosted by Hanford Carnegie Museum, at 109 E. 8th Street. We’ll be joined by staff from the office of Congressman David Valadao, (CA-21). Program staff will give an overview of our current grant programs: Humanities for All grants (Quick Grants and Program Grants) and the California Documentary Project grants. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with other colleagues and get answers about questions and feedback about potential project ideas. Please bring a […]

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Valley Children’s Calls on Local Artists For Specialty Care Centers in Bakersfield and Modesto

Valley Children’s Calls on Local Artists  For Specialty Care Centers in  Bakersfield and Modesto

  Valley Children’s Calls on Local Artists For Specialty Care Centers in Bakersfield and Modesto     (Bakersfield/Modesto, California) – Valley Children’s is releasing a “Call for Artists” in the Bakersfield and Modesto areas to submit examples of their work for purchase or commission, to enrich the healing environment of two new outpatient specialty care centers.   Valley Children’s Medical Group has plans for two specialty care centers – Eagle Oaks Specialty Care Center in southwest Bakersfield and Pelandale Specialty Care Center in north Modesto. Eagles Oaks Specialty Care Center will be a 52,000-square-foot medical center in southwest Bakersfield. The […]

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Tioga Sequoia Brewing Company is seeking an artist for their June Arthop!!

Tioga Sequoia Brewing Company is seeking an artist for their June Arthop!!

    Tioga Sequoia Brewing Company​ is looking for an artist for their June Arthop. If you or someone you know is interested please send a brief description of yourself and some examples of your work to: matt@tioga-sequoia.com

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Center for Cultural Innovation Grant Information Sessions

Center for Cultural Innovation Grant Information Sessions

  CCI Grants Information Sessions Join CCI on the road to learn about Investing in Tomorrow Organizational Grants that provide funding for projects by diverse and up-and-coming leaders at nonprofit or fiscally sponsored arts organizations that hold promise for re-shaping the trajectory of California’s nonprofit arts sector in ways that advance intergenerational and multicultural leadership, inclusion and equity, and new sustainability models. In these interactive information sessions across California, participants utilize design-thinking tools to envision transformation, spark innovation, and build networks. Facilitated by Amy Kweskin, CCI Program Director, Bay Area. Additional CCI Grant Programs Additional CCI Grant Programs California Arts […]

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The Steering Committee for the City of Fresno Mariposa Project seek artists and or design team’s qualifications

The Steering Committee for the City of Fresno Mariposa Project seek artists and or design team’s qualifications

Mariposa Plaza Project REQUEST FOR ARTISTIC QUALIFICATIONS CALL TO ARISTS + DESIGN TEAMS   The Steering Committee for the City of Fresno Mariposa Project seek artists and or design team’s qualifications to create and install interactive public art in the Mariposa Plaza.  The Mariposa Plaza is an outdoor entertainment venue located in downtown Fresno. This opportunity is open to design teams in the U.S.  Artist led teams including architects, landscape architects, engineers and lighting designers are encouraged to apply. The receipt deadline is May 1, 2017, by 3:00pm WST. To download the complete call and application click: Submission information.

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Kepler School Seeks Experienced Muralist!

Kepler School Seeks Experienced Muralist!

  Kepler Neighborhood School seeks a muralist! An 8th grade class at Kepler Neighborhood School needs a muralist to help with a project.  The mural will go in space about 8’ by 4’ in the front of their new (refurbished) building at Stanislaus and Broadway.  This is a civic education project, with the message of celebrating diversity and equality.  We have a grant to pay an artist $600 plus $200 for materials.  Students could raise more if needed.  Looking for someone who enjoys working with students who want to serve their community. Contact John Minkler; 907-9534 or johnminkler3@gmail.com.

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The California Civil Liberties Program

The California Civil Liberties Program

The California Civil Liberties program The California Civil Liberties Public Education Program is a competitive grant program for nonprofits and units of state and local government involved in various civic, educational and artistic projects for the public on the subject of civil liberties. Funded projects will provide the public with information and comparisons to the civil-liberty violations experienced by Japanese Americans during WWII. The program is fulfilled by the California State Library. There are two funding levels: Major Preservation/Public Media projects ($150,000 max request) and Community Projects ($40,000 max request). Extended deadline date: Monday, March 20, 2017. “The purpose of […]

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UCLArts & Healing Conference: CREATIVITY & THE ARTS IN HEALING

UCLArts & Healing Conference: CREATIVITY & THE ARTS IN HEALING

UCLArts & Healing Conference in partnership with the Expressive Therapies Summit CREATIVITY & THE ARTS IN HEALING   Learn arts-based tools for facilitating communication, building connection, promoting positive emotions, fostering engagement, reducing stress, and managing the impact of trauma in our inaugural experiential training conference. expressivetherapiessummit.la Choose from 125+ workshops delivered by leading national experts in art, dance, drama, drumming, music, and writing integrated with mental health practices.  Scroll down for selected workshop titles. Specialty Tracks:  Mindfulness & Wellbeing, Children & Adolescents, Community Building & Social Justice, Expressive Writing & Journaling, Play Therapy, Special Populations, and Evening Self-Care.  A convenient selection for Educators & Arts Professionals features sessions of particular interest to those in non-clinical settings. What […]

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Seeking Nominations for the next City of Fresno Poet Laureate

Seeking Nominations for the next City of Fresno Poet Laureate

The Fresno Arts Council is seeking nominations for the City of Fresno Poet Laureate. This is a unique opportunity to showcase an individual who has demonstrated a commitment to the literary arts through poetry.  Lee Herrick our current Poet Laureate has served our community well.  We appreciate his service and look forward to the selection of another outstanding individual to serve in this role. Please submit your nominations by March 27th to insure your nominee is included in the selection process.   Nomination Form

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Texas Tech is seeking a professional sculptural artist.

Texas Tech is seeking a professional sculptural artist.

    Project Summary: The Texas Tech University System seeks to commission a professional artist to create site-specific exterior sculpture(s) to be placed outside the new Experimental Sciences Building II, located at the Texas Tech University campus in Lubbock, TX. Construction of the new facility will be completed by January 2019.   The Experimental Sciences Building II will be a multidisciplinary research facility designed to serve teams of faculty researchers and their students from such diverse disciplines as chemistry, physics, and engineering. The new building will allow scientists from different disciplines to work together to solve problems.   Safety is […]

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