The Los Angeles County Arts Commission fosters excellence, diversity, vitality, understanding and accessibility of the arts in Los Angeles County. The Arts Commission provides leadership in cultural services for the County, encompassing 88 municipalities, including funding and job opportunities, professional development and general resources.
April 15, 2015 Arts Ecology
In 2013, 198,110 people in LA County were employed in 79 “creative occupations.” Half of those jobs did not require a bachelor’s degree. What kinds of careers are available, how well do they pay, and what training is required?
March 18, 2015 Arts Education
In 2013, Arts for All and the LA County Arts Commission administered a survey to arts organizations and teaching artists across the County, to find out who provided arts education services to LA County's 2,198 public schools.
Arts education across all 81 school districts in LA County has held steady since 2005-06, despite the recession and even as the total number of students enrolled in public schools has declined. That’s what we learned when we analyzed data on arts courses, enrollment and teachers that was reported by school districts to the California Department of Education (CDE).