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.

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.

Hot off the Presses: "Some Place Chronicles"

March 09, 2018
Some Place Chronicles is a creative placemaking project that features the people, histories and cultures of East Rancho Dominguez, Florence-Firestone, Lennox and Ladera Heights/View Park/Windsor Hills.

Clare Haggarty Elected To American For The Arts' Advisory Council

January 17, 2018
In December, members of Americans for the Arts elected Clare Haggarty as a member of their advisory council for the Public Art Network Council.

LA County Arts Commission Welcomes Work by Artist José Sacal Into County Collection

January 09, 2018
The LA County Arts Commission announces an addition to the County’s Civic Art Collection, a sculpture donated by renowned Mexican artist José Sacal. The artwork, which was originally created in 2012, honors two important women with roots in LA County, civil rights icon Dolores Huerta and LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis.

LA County Board of Supervisors Appoints Kristin Sakoda as Executive Director

December 12, 2017
LA County Board of Supervisors Appoints Arts Leader Kristin Sakoda as Executive Director of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission

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