Civic Artist Initiative

Arts and Culture Receives 1.75 Million to Invest in Diverse Artists

February 19, 2020
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation supports Arts and Culture's new Civic Artist Initiative with professional development, fellowships, and project opportunities for artists

Three Reports Shed Light on DEI Challenges

December 10, 2019
Arts and Culture's Research and Evaluation Division releases three reports, free and accessible, on three different aspects of arts in LA County.
Fort Moore Pioneer Memorial Re-Dedication Ceremony

Fort Moore Pioneer Memorial, Re-Dedicated

July 03, 2019
The re-dedication ceremony for the Fort Moore Pioneer Memorial took place in downtown Los Angeles on July 3, 2019—the 51st anniversary of the original dedication.

LA County Arts Commission Transitions to First Official LA County Department of Arts and Culture

July 01, 2019
Los Angeles County Arts Commission Transitions to First Official Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture Local Agency Advances Arts, Culture, and Creativity for the People of LA County
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

LA County Releases Open Source Affordable Housing Resource

April 30, 2019
LA County Releases Open Source Design Resource to Spur New Affordable Housing Free Publication on Accessory Dwelling Units to Inspire New Housing Typology in the Effort to Combat and Prevent Homelessness

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

Poems And Poets to Descend on Michillinda Park

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


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). Since its inception in 1947, the arts commission has provided funding for arts and culture programming. For the last 20 years, the OGP has extended that support to include local small and mid-size arts organizations providing cultural services for the benefit of the more than 10 million residents of LA County.


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