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Since 1976, the Arts Council for Long Beach has funded hundreds of arts professionals, arts and cultural organizations, education programs and community arts events.


Arts Council for Long Beach State of the Arts

The Arts Council presents the annual State of the Arts ceremony, honoring Long Beach’s arts community. Here are some of the highlights from State of the Arts 2017.

The Arts Council for Long Beach strives to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors of the City of Long Beach through the cultivation of the arts by:

  • Promoting artists living in Long Beach

  • Uplifting communities to engage in arts and culture

  • Building connections between artists and audiences

  • Leading discussions about the role of arts in the community

  • Implementing outstanding arts education programs for students in the LBUSD

  • Cultivating unique opportunities for art to be shown and appreciated

  • Advocating for the arts sector in city, county, state and federal levels

  • Rewarding excellence in the arts through our annual and monthly grant programs

  • Transforming Long Beach through public art that showcases the city’s character

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