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

HEART of LONG BEACH

HEART of LONG BEACH The Arts Council for Long Beach is excited to invite the community to participate and celebrate the completion of the Cambodia Town Mural Project in HEART of LONG BEACH on Sunday, August 13 from 3-8 p.m. through an open call for talent, vendors, or...

SAVE THE DATE: State of the Arts 2017

The Arts Council for Long Beach's annual State of the Arts is the prominent arts event of the year. In partnership with the Office of the Mayor, this special occasion brings together residents, the creative community and city leaders to celebrate the arts in Long...

Things to Do

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

Ponybox Performs at Stories of Boundaries

On Thursday, September 6 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Ponybox Dance Theatre movement artist Elijah Laurant will perform a dance interpretation of the current exhibition Stories of Boundaries at the Collaborative Gallery (421 West Broadway.) Elijah Laurant was born and raised...

Dew Tour and Secret Walls

Today is the day! Dew Tour is off and running today through Sunday July 1st.  Don't forget to check out the Secret Walls event held on Friday, June 29 at 5 pm, you wont to miss this it! Secret Walls is the world’s largest live art event where artists battle against...

Dew Tour with Eric Trine

With the Long Beach Dew Tour just days away we cant wait to see the lounge designed and constructed by Long Beach local artist Eric Trine of Amigo Modern.  Congrats to Eric as this is his second year collaborating with the Dew Tour.   Located by Rainbow Lagoon, make...

Get Involved

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

Eye on Design Community Workday

We'd like to invite you to our Eye on Design Community Project Workday. Our Teaching Artist, Betty Rosen is coordinating a community project workday where we invite community members to help us finish our Eye on Design mosaic. Help us place tile on mesh, cut tile, and...

Port of Long Beach PHOTO Registration

The Arts Council for Long Beach is partnering with the Port of Long Beach (POLB) for the fifth annual PHOTO program, a free three-part photography experience. Whether you’re a pro with a camera or interested in learning the basics, you’re invited to register for the...

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.

Join the Arts Council for Long Beach in Honoring the 2018 State of the Arts Awardees

Long Beach, CA—On Friday, October 12 from 6–9 p.m., the Arts Council for Long Beach will host its annual State of the Arts event in partnership with the Office of Mayor Robert Garcia. This year’s theme, Arts Revolution, is a special occasion that brings together...

Music Tastes Good

Music Tastes Good: Radiolistener is a band formed in tribute to a world renowned and much loved Long Beach local Ikey Owens.  His inspiration, and influence in the Long Beach music scene still echo sweet melodies in remembrance of such a giving soul. Asi Fui is...