The LA County Arts Commission provided

$5.6 million in grants

to artists, schools and arts organizations in FY2015-16

About - Arts Education

The Arts Commission coordinates the Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective, dedicated to making the arts core in K-12 public education.

About - Civic Art

The Los Angeles County Civic Art Program works with leading and emerging artists, County departments and communities to create artworks, design, public engagement activities, exhibitions, temporary art and event-based programming throughout Los Angeles.

About - Funding and Grants

The Arts Commission provides funding support through a variety of grant programs, ensuring cultural services and opportunities are accessible to LA County residents of all ages.

About - Professional Development

The Arts Commission supports a range of professional development opportunities, including scholarships for staff members of grantee organizations, and a range of workshops and networking training opportunities for individual artists and administrators.

About - Research and Evaluation

The Arts Commission uses data and analysis to support work that ensures all residents of LA County can engage with the arts in a variety of ways. We do this primarily through applied research, evaluation, data mining and sharing promising practices.


The Arts Commission produces the L.A. County Holiday Celebration and administers the Free Concerts in Public Sites Program. Performing groups chosen for the Free Concerts Program are selected from the Musicians Roster.