Announcements
Phung Huynh Creative Strategist

Phung Huynh - Creative Strategist for Office of Immigrant Affairs

August 08, 2022 Announcements
Phung Huynh is a Los Angeles-based artist and educator whose work explores cultural perception and representation. Known for exploring the complexities of Southeast Asian refugee communities through drawings that include the iconic pink donut box, Huynh applied her artistic practice and her own experience as a refugee and immigrant to her work with Office of Immigrant Affairs (OIA) on strategies to build trust and increase participation in LA County support services.
Arts Commissioner Helen Hernandez

Helen Hernandez: Commissioner Spotlight

July 29, 2022 Announcements
Helen Hernandez is a community advocate at heart. Born in Azusa, she was the oldest daughter of 12 children—inheriting a passion for service from her family, and a fierce sense of determination. “We didn’t have much. My dad was a plumber, and he struggled to give us all a good Catholic school education. So, I always took every opportunity because I never felt like I had anything to lose.”
IT Manager Alexis Camins

Alexis Camins: Staff Spotlight

July 29, 2022 Announcements
Alexis Camins moved to the Bay Area from the Philippines when he was 9 years old. When a friend dragged him to audition for a musical in high school—42nd Street—his fate was sealed. "I just fell in love with theater. I fell in with being on stage, with being around friends that wanted to express themselves. I felt like I had met my people," he says.
July Newsletter

Arts and Culture Newsletter: July, 2022

July 29, 2022
In this month's newsletter, we are thrilled to share the Countywide Cultural Policy Strategic Plan for Los Angeles County. I am grateful to Supervisors Hilda Solis and Sheila Kuehl, who directed us to develop a plan to implement the Cultural Policy, and to our community for your input, advocacy, and participation. We will share updates soon…
22-23 CIAG Grantees

CIAG Awards Announced For Social Justice And Social Service Orgs

July 28, 2022 Announcements, Funding, Grants
The Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) announced today $750,000 for 75 Community Impact Arts Grants (CIAG), one-year grants for arts programming at nonprofit social justice and social service organizations, and municipal departments throughout LA County.
22-23 OGP Grantees

Department of Arts and Culture Announces More than $4.5M For Local Arts Organizations

To support local arts nonprofits and the communities they serve, the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture has announced $4,518,000 million in grant awards through its Organizational Grant Program (OGP). The awards provide two-year grants for 227 organizations.
The High Desert Coloring Book

The High Desert Coloring Book

July 12, 2022 Civic Art
The drawings for this book were created by artist Cheryl Molnar and inspired her glass mosaic mural, "Birds in Flight," a commission by the LA County Department of Arts and Culture for the High Desert Restorative Care Village in Lancaster, California.
Canyon Dreamscape Coloring Book

Canyon Dreamscape Coloring Book

July 12, 2022 Civic Art
The drawings for this book were created by artist Olalekan Jeyifous and are inspired by his aluminum mural installation "Canyon Dreamscape," a commission by the LA County Department of Arts and Culture for the Olive View Restorative Care Village in Sylmar, California.

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