The Arts Commission and Department of Public Work Uncover Time Capsule

July 27, 2018
The LA County Arts Commission and the LA County Department of Public Works recently uncovered a time capsule buried at the base of the Forte Moor Memorial in Downtown LA.

LA County Awards Over $4.5 Million In Grants To County Arts Organizations

July 20, 2018
The Los Angeles County Arts Commission has announced $4,518,000 in two-year grants to 216 nonprofit arts organizations through its Organizational Grant Program (OGP).

Arts Commission Announces $500,000 in Grants

June 20, 2018
Arts Commission Announces $500,000 in Grants to LA County Organizations Providing Services Outside Arts

Two LA County Civic Art Projects recognized by AFTA

June 20, 2018
Two LA County Civic Art Projects recognized by American for the Arts

A Message from Kristin Sakoda: May 2018

May 16, 2018
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.

LA County Arts Commission And Partners Present Data-Driven Festival to Promote Arts Access

April 24, 2018
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

Largest Paid Summer Arts Internship Program Opens for LA County College Students

April 23, 2018
Now in its 18th year, the LA County Arts Internship Program will provide 179 university and community college students with paid on-the-job experience at over 100 arts organizations

A Message From Kristin Sakoda: March, 2018

March 22, 2018
On February 15, I had the distinct pleasure of joining the County of Los Angeles as Executive Director of the Arts Commission.


Inverted Landscapes by Elena Manferdini
The Artwork Titled "Inverted Landscapes" by Elena Manferdini Was Chosen from 260 Submissions Across the Country

Inverted Landscapes, a site-specific artwork at the Zev Yaroslavsky Family Support Center in Van Nuys, California has been named as one of the 38 best public art projects by the 2015 Public Art Network (PAN) Year in Review by Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts.


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