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Celebrating Women’s History Month

Celebrating Women’s History Month

🌟 Celebrating Women’s History Month with ArtsLB! 🌟 This March, we are shining a spotlight on the incredible women in our artist registry who have made a lasting impact on our community. We are so grateful for the trailblazing women who have paved the way for us,...
Books & Buckets

Books & Buckets

SURVEY HERE Books & Buckets needs Washington Community Neighborhood’s Input! WHAT IS THE PROJECT ABOUT? A Washington Community Neighborhood Mural Project The Washington Neighborhood Basketball Court Mural Project is a collaborative effort between Washington...
Donate Today!

Donate Today!

When you become a recurring donor, or Partner in the Arts, you will join a special group of people reaching out each month to provide Arts opportunities for not only individual artists but for organizations, educational programing and public works that uplift our...
Open Conversations: Creative Corps Program

Open Conversations: Creative Corps Program

 Join us for an afternoon celebrating the 2023 Professional Artist Fellows in the closing of “Energy in Motion”, the 2023 Professional Artist Fellowship exhibition, along with welcoming the incoming 2024 Operating I & II grantees, Community Project grantees, and...
In Memory of James Nash

In Memory of James Nash

A message from Gregory Johson, Arts Council for Long Beach Board President: As we entered into the holiday weekend, we learned of the passing of my colleague in the arts, James Nash. We served together on the board of directors at the Arts Council for Long Beach. He...
LGB Airport Art Contest Finalist

LGB Airport Art Contest Finalist

We are thrilled to announce that an artist has been selected for Long Beach Airport’s call for art. This new artistic addition to the airport will be a beautiful mural that will showcase the unique and vibrant culture of Long Beach. We invite our traveling...
Sharing is Caring an ArtsLB Mario Ybarra Jr Collaboration

Sharing is Caring an ArtsLB Mario Ybarra Jr Collaboration

Are you a lover of the arts? Do you believe in supporting local artists and creatives? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to show your support! The Long Beach Arts Council, in collaboration with local artist Mario Ybarra Jr., has released a line of...
Sowing Seeds of Change 2023

Sowing Seeds of Change 2023

ABOUT With the gracious support of the VSA Kennedy Center, the Arts Council for Long Beach (ArtsLB) presents our Mosaic Art program to youth with neurodevelopmental disabilities, specifically autism spectrum disorder. Our program takes place at Sowing Seeds of Change,...
Stand with ArtsLB

Stand with ArtsLB

Today, in partnership with Elders Rising and Long Beach Historical Society, the Arts Council for Long Beach (ArtsLB) announced a new citywide public arts program, Rainbow Heroes. This groundbreaking initiative focuses on telling the stories of LGBTQIA+ Elders through interactive murals that will be placed in all nine (9) City Council Districts. The first honoree will be Dr. Angela Bowen.”

THE PASSIONATE PURSUITS OF ANGELA BOWEN

THE PASSIONATE PURSUITS OF ANGELA BOWEN

Written and Directed by Angela’s wife Dr. Jennier Abod, this movie is a powerful story about the life of Angela Bowen, a black lesbian feminist activist who grew up in inner city Boston during the Jim Crow era. Despite the many obstacles she faced, Angela went on to...
Go Make Something Kids! LBCC Exhibition

Go Make Something Kids! LBCC Exhibition

Go Make Something, Kids! Is excited to present Long Beach, Unified, an art exhibition to be held at the Long Beach Community College Art Gallery. Long Beach, Unified features original art works from Go Make Something Kids! participants who represent the Leadership...
Omar Awaida Tribute Mural

Omar Awaida Tribute Mural

September 24th @ 11 AM – 2 PM Los Cerritos Park.3750 Del Mar AveLong Beach, CA 90807Joseph Awaida, Raihan Dakhil and their 3-year-old son Omar were fatally struck by an intoxicated driver on Halloween in 2019. Councilmember Roberto Uranga has worked with the...
Getty 25 x Arts Council for Long Beach

Getty 25 x Arts Council for Long Beach

In celebration of the Getty Center’s 25th Anniversary, J. Paul Getty Trust is partnering up with neighborhoods across Los Angeles to produce ten bespoke community-centric festivals that embrace the local community and showcase Getty-inspired programming. The objective...