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…
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.
"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.
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.
September Newsletter

Arts and Culture Newsletter: September, 2021

September 30, 2021
As we work together toward recovery in the creative sector, it is important to celebrate the wins. I am thrilled to share the news that this month the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors adopted the new Public Art in Private Development ordinance. More than two decades in the making, the new ordinance authored by Chair Hilda L. Solis allocates 1% of private commercial, industrial, and residential development project to fund four categories of public art, cultural facilities, conservation, and arts and cultural programs…
2021 Advancement Grant

Arts and Culture Awards 41 School Districts Grants to Advance Arts Education

September 28, 2021 Announcements, Arts Education, Grants, Press
LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE AWARDS GRANTS TO 41 SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ADVANCE ARTS EDUCATION Funded by Philanthropy, Grants Total $867,700 and Support Projects Ranging from Professional Development to Social Emotional Learning in the Arts