Arts Ed Newsletter: April

Arts Ed Newsletter: April

April 29, 2022
So far we’ve walked you through two of the six key strategies that guide our collective impact work: School-Based Arts Education and Community-Based Arts Education. This month, we’ll dive into our next strategy for expanding arts education across the region: Creative Career Pathways for Youth, which helps prepare young people ages 14-24 to contribute to LA County’s robust economy. The arts teach us how to communicate, collaborate, problem solve, re-imagine, and innovate—all skills needed for success in the 21st century workforce…

Arts and Culture Newsletter: April, 2022

April 29, 2022
Thank you for celebrating April as Arts Month! This year, it was launched by a Board of Supervisors motion, authored by Chair Holly J. Mitchell and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, to designate Arts Month, recognize the role of arts in the work of healing and recovery from COVID-19, and continue the County’s work of ensuring that all the benefits of, and opportunities provided by, the arts are accessible to everyone.
Jacob Pratt

Artist Jacob Pratt Selected For Creative Strategist Residency

The Department of Arts and Culture has announced that artist and entrepreneur Jacob Pratt has been selected for a one-year residency as part of its Creative Strategist Program. Pratt will work with staff at the Los Angeles City/County Native American Indian Commission to develop a project that could include performing art presentations, community engagement, cultural asset mapping, and other programming.
Professional Development Newsletter: April

Professional Development Newsletter: April, 2022

April 22, 2022
The March professional development newsletter contains opportunities for grantees and individuals. It was sent out on April 22, 2022.
Anita Ortiz

Media Executive & Diversity Consultant Anita Ortiz Joins Arts Commission

April 21, 2022 Announcements, Communications
The Department of Arts and Culture has announced media executive Anita Ortiz has joined its Arts Commission, the LA County Board of Supervisors’ longstanding advisory body for the arts.
Measuring Participation Report

Measuring Participation: Six years of Professional Development Events and Workshops at the Department of Arts and Culture

Since 2015, the Department of Arts and Culture has collected consistent data about the demographic makeup of people who attend our professional development and technical assistance (PD/TA) programs. This report summarizes our analysis of six years of PD/TA programs offered by the department, from 2015-16 through 2020-21.
2022 AIP

Nations Largest Paid Summer Arts Internship Program Opens

LA County’s long-running creative workforce development program, the LA County Arts Internship Program (AIP), will provide 228 university and community college students with paid on-the-job experience in the arts at over 140 nonprofit organizations starting this summer.

Arts Month 2022

April is Arts Month! Los Angeles County’s creative ecosystem is one of the most vibrant in the world—with arts nonprofits, businesses, artists, and creative workers collaborating in performing arts, design, film and screen industries, and literary arts.