Countywide Cultural Policy Public Comment

Cultural Policy Strategies – Public Comment

From January 3 – 31, 2022, we are seeking public comment on the draft set of Cultural Policy Strategy Proposals.
December Newsletter

Arts and Culture Newsletter: December, 2021

December 21, 2021
This December, we are reminded these are challenging times, to be sure. Yet I look back on 2021 with a sense of pride and accomplishment about the work at the Department of Arts and Culture, and the resiliency of the LA County arts and culture community. It was a year that required delays and pivots, but also revealed unique moments of opportunity. We stepped up. We acted quickly to support the arts sector, we secured record levels of funding for recovery initiatives, we adopted landmark arts policies, and we continued to advance equity as LA County's artists and cultural organizations delivered healing, engagement, art, and opportunities for reflection and joy…
Creative Strategist Program Evaluation

Creative Strategist Program Evaluation

An evaluation of the first six residencies of the Creative Strategist program finds that a significant amount of art-as-process occurred across the residencies, with many of the creative strategists doing work engaging communities, especially those historically underserved by local government.
November Newsletter

Arts and Culture Newsletter: November, 2021

November 30, 2021
Earlier this month, a motion authored by Chair Hilda L. Solis proclaimed November as Native American Heritage Month. In keeping with Los Angeles County’s priority of cultural and racial equity, and in recognition of our American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) communities, this month I feature our ongoing collaboration with the LA City/County Native American Indian Commission (NAIC)…
October Newsletter

Arts and Culture Newsletter: October, 2021

October 29, 2021
Our Department advances arts, culture, and creativity in and throughout Los Angeles County. As a local arts agency we strive to be reflective of and responsive to the communities in the jurisdiction we serve. Yet, as you will see below, we are also incredibly proud to have LA County's local arts and cultural innovations represented on the national and international stage…
"Los Angeles Skyline" by Susan Logoreci

Los Angeles Selected for World Cities Cultural Forum Leadership Exchange

The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture and the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs join international cities chosen for the World Cities Culture Forum’s Global Leadership Exchange, a program to tackle global issues including culture as an expression of democratic participation; providing access to creative space; addressing risk at cultural institutions; and funding that supports diverse art forms.
20-21 Civic Art Annual Report

Professional Development Newsletter: October, 2021

October 12, 2021 Professional Development
The October professional development newsletter contains opportunities for grantees and individuals. It was sent out on October 12, 2021.
Maria Rosario Jackson

Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson to Chair National Endowment for the Arts

October 06, 2021 Announcements, Communications, Press
Dr. Jackson’s Cultural Leadership Roles Include the Los Angeles County Arts Commission Cultural Equity and Inclusion Initiative’s Advisory Committee,/P.