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Check here for our latest announcements and opportunities — from artist calls and grants to exciting projects.

Director of Operations, Compound

Director of Operations, Compound

Compound, a new cultural space opening in Long Beach in 2020, seeks an energetic, experienced, hands-on innovator to fill the inaugural role of Director of Operations (OD). Compound is in its start-up phase with a mission to be a creative hub where art, wellness, and...

Things to Do

Learn more about upcoming Arts Council events and partner events happening around town.

UNFILTERED Finalists’ Reception

UNFILTERED Finalists’ Reception

Downtown Long Beach Alliance has partnered with the Arts Council for Long Beach for the 3rd Annual Unfiltered Photography Contest to celebrate Arts Month through the launch of #DTLBUNFILTERED. This signature art program invites the community and visitors to the...

Senator Gonzalez’ Dia de los Muertos Pop-Up

Senator Gonzalez’ Dia de los Muertos Pop-Up

The Arts Council for Long Beach will be at State Senator Lena Gonzalez' Dia de los Muertos Pop-up event this Friday. We will be paying our respects and honoring two artists lost this year: Toko Tasi and Katie Phillips. Please join us as we remember their work in the...

Knotted Dimensions Opening Reception

Knotted Dimensions Opening Reception

Art@Work’s fourth rotation, Knotted Dimensions, will showcase Long Beach based artist Katie Stubblefield and San Pedro artist Nancy Voegeli-Curran. IDEA’s beautiful office space sets the location for Stubblefield and Voegeli-Curran’s paintings and wall sculptures that...

Long Beach Art Walk Saturday, November 9

Long Beach Art Walk Saturday, November 9

The Long Beach Artwalk is a project of the Arts Council for Long Beach. Walk 7 city blocks with 6 Galleries, 21 Murals, and 30 businesses and experience unlimited possibilities. for more information visit artslb.org/lb-artwalk/.

Get Involved

Learn more about the Arts Council’s latest initiatives, education opportunities and arts advocacy calls to action.

Washington Middle School Mural Celebration

Washington Middle School Mural Celebration

On Tuesday, September 24 from 5–7 p.m. the Arts Council for Long Beach will be celebrating inclusion and diversity with the completion of a new mural at Washington Middle School. The Arts Council’s effort is to spotlight the collaborative work of muralist Kenny...

Determinaton LB

Determinaton LB

Determination LB is a series of workshops for youth ages 16 to 24. Through the workshops students will learn about artistic techniques; mural creation from concept to completion; public art; self-esteem; and health and wellness. The workshops will be led by artist Big...

Financial Literacy & Money Consciousness for Artists

Financial Literacy & Money Consciousness for Artists

Co-presented by SBCC and Creative Incite Led by Claire Van Holland of CVLedger, this workshop will help reduce the “fear factor” that artists struggle with when dealing with their money management concerns.  Claire Van Holland is a creative first, who just...

Profiles in the Arts

We love to share all the fantastic work happening in the creative community. Check here as we profile local artists, community leaders and organizations making things happen.