Civic Art Division Annual Report
Civic Art Division annual report for the 2021-22 fiscal year.
Since 2015, the Department of Arts and Culture has collected consistent data about the demographic makeup of people who attend our professional development and technical assistance (PD/TA) programs. This report summarizes our analysis of six years of PD/TA programs offered by the department, from 2015-16 through 2020-21.
Civic Art Division annual report for the 2020-21 fiscal year.
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.
In 2020, the Department celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Arts Internship Program, while simultaneously adjusting the program to ensure viability and flexibility in the face of challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Department, the arts sector, and students in the County.
Civic Art Division Annual Report
An annual report chronicling the activity of the Department of Arts and Culture's Civic Art Division from January July, 2019 - July, 2020. 
The Department of Arts and Culture in collaboration with Claremont Graduate University’s Center for Business and Management of the Arts today released a new paper titled Accessibility and the Arts: Reconsidering the Role of the Artist.
Based on interviews with disabled and non-disabled artists and art professionals, this research study, Accessibility and the Arts: Reconsidering the Role of the Artist, investigates the role of artists and the museums that exhibit their work in making artwork accessible to people with disabilities.
End of Year Report
The 2019-20 End of Year Report provides an overview of how the Arts Ed Collective has adapted our work to support partners, youth, and families during the COVID-19 pandemic. This summative report on activities between January and June 2020 addresses the ways in which County agencies, school districts, and community-based organizations are pivoting to remote programs and services to ensure that youth across the region engage in quality arts education.
What began as a health crisis has become an economic crisis and a moment of reckoning for racial justice. Since mid-March, systemic and structural inequities across LA County have become more visible than ever before.