Camp Ground: Arts, Corrections and Fire Management in Santa Monica Mountains

LA County Civic Artwork Receives Award from Public Art Network

June 05, 2019
Artist Kim Abeles recognized For Collaboration with Female Inmates Who Fight Fire 'Americans for the Arts' Honors Project that Embedded Abeles in Los Angeles County Fire Department's Malibu Conservation Camp #13

2019 Arts Internship Program Opens For LA County Students

March 29, 2019
Largest Paid Summer Arts Internship Program Opens for Los Angeles County College Students Expansion Includes Positions for Community College Students

Art For Justice Fund Awards Arts Commission $750,000 Grant

December 19, 2018
The LA County Arts Commission has received a one-year grant from the Art for Justice Fund to support the launch of the Arts and Youth Development Project, which will utilize a number of collaborative, arts-based strategies to transform the LA County Juvenile Justice System and dismantle the youth-prison pipeline. With this announcement, the Arts Commission joins a national cohort of 32 fall 2018 grantees.

2019-20 CIAG Application Window Open

November 07, 2018
Community Impact Arts Grant (CIAG) Application Window Open Until December 19, 2018 Funding Opportunity for Nonprofit Organizations Using the Arts to Serve Constituents

Joint Statement Regarding the Christopher Columbus Statue in Grand Park

October 03, 2018
Following the Board motion in October 2017, the Los Angeles City/County Native American Indian Commission, the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and the Los Angeles County Human Relations Commission began working collaboratively to identify options for addressing the statue of Christopher Columbus (statue) in Grand Park which is a part of the Los Angeles County Civic Art Collection.

Funding Opportunities Available for Nonprofits in LA County

September 05, 2018
Applications are open for two separate grant opportunities, made possible by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. The Organizational Grant Program (OGP), and the Arts Internship Program support organizations providing cultural services to LA County residents, communities and neighborhoods.

Poems And Poets to Descend on Michillinda Park

August 07, 2018
Readings Celebrates New Civic Artwork in the Park

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On Tuesday, May 15, the LA County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to create the first-ever LA County department for arts and culture. The motion, co-authored by Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Sheila Kuehl, instructs the County to transition the LA County Arts Commission to a stand-alone County department starting July 1, 2018 and complete the transition by fiscal year 2019-20.

Building on the success and excitement surrounding LA’s first-ever Arts Datathon in 2017, the LA County Arts Commission presents Arts Datathon: Collections, which aims to explore collections data as a way to increase access to the arts. This event brings together artists, curators, civic hackers, educators and arts administrators from across the region to explore collections data on topics from military memorabilia to street art.

The LA County Arts Commission Musicians Roster is a vetted list of Los Angeles County musicians who are available to perform as part of our Free Concerts in Public Sites program. The musicians on the Roster are local, active and representative of the County's diverse musical traditions and cultures. In 2018, we added 24 new musical groups to the Roster. To celebrate, we've created a list of the musicians below. We hope you enjoy. And, of course, we hope you dance!

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