Report and Documentary Highlight Benefits of Artworks for Civic Engagement

Report and Documentary Highlight Benefits of Artworks for Civic Engagement Four Projects in South LA Represent Shift Towards “Art As Infrastructure”

Hot off the Presses: "Some Place Chronicles"

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.

Civic Art Annual Report 2016–17

January 23, 2018 Civic Art, Publications
The LA County Arts Commission Civic Art Program is pleased to present the 2016–17 Annual Report. In FY 2016–17, a total of 62 civic art projects were actively managed and covered 60 communities reaching over 8,500 community members throughout the County.
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Research & Evaluation at the Arts Commission, 2016-17

Read our report on the 2016-17 Research and Evaluation Plan: what we did and why, and some key lessons we learned along the way.

Artist in Residence at MLK Hospital: Evaluation and Lessons Learned

Artist Sandy Rodriguez was placed as an artist in residence at the Recuperative Care Center at the Martin Luther King Medical Campus in Willowbrook, CA, in 2016-17. This residency was part of a $1.6 million investment in Civic Art funded through the LA County Percent for Art policy. A final evaluation report on the residency is available now.

Arts Education Profile Report: 2015-17

The LA County Arts Education Profile survey was administered to all 2,277 public schools in LA County to learn about the quantity, quality and equity of arts education. We found that nearly every school offers at least some arts instruction, and most schools offer at least two disciplines. At the same time, we found troubling inequities that reflect disparities in the wider society. 
Participants in the 2017 Arts Access Datathon

Arts Access Datathon

On Saturday, April 22, 2017, nearly 150 participants, speakers, volunteers, and observers assembled in downtown LA to spend the day exploring how data can be used to improve access to the arts for all ten million residents of Los Angeles County. This report tells the story of what we did, and provides a toolkit for others who want to do their own datathon.
Cultural Equity and Inclusion Initiative

Strengthening Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Arts and Culture Sector for All Los Angeles County Residents

This report outlines the Cultural Equity and Inclusion Initiative, an 18-month public process that led to the development of 13 recommendations to the LA County Board of Supervisors to ensure that everyone in LA County has equitable access to arts and culture, and to improve inclusion in the wider arts ecology for all residents in every community. 

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