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YOU BE YOU RELEASE SHOW X MAKE MUSIC LB

Local hardcore punk band You Be You released their first project recently and they would love you to join them at their demo release show June 21st at the East Village Arts Park in downtown Long Beach during Make Music Long Beach. The band’s members all stem from our...

ART REALM X LB Art Walk

“The underlying idea behind ART REALM was to create reality; lacking enough consistent platforms and spaces within our Art District where emerging artists of color and those that identify with underground culture were represented, we created one. ”

Open Conversations: Meet, Draw, Sew and Make

Join the Arts Council for Long Beach and Long Beach Forward on Thursday, May 23 from 5–8 p.m. at the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) for an Open Conversations collective art making project and discussion. Take part in MOLAA’s current exhibition Chiachio &...

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

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...

Ben Caldwell Keynote Speaker at Creative Long Beach Luncheon

On March 22, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., artist, educator, and KAOS Network founder and director, Ben Caldwell will give a keynote address at the first annual Creative Long Beach Internship Program fundraiser, “Interns in the Arts.” The event will take place at The Reef Restaurant.

Interns in the Arts – A Luncheon benefiting Creative Long Beach

Few things in life are more satisfying than seeing a talented young person begin a career in the arts. But without the right professional connections and hands-on experience, their first and greatest challenge may be just getting a foot in the door. That’s why...

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.

Interns in the Arts – A Luncheon benefiting Creative Long Beach

Few things in life are more satisfying than seeing a talented young person begin a career in the arts. But without the right professional connections and hands-on experience, their first and greatest challenge may be just getting a foot in the door. That’s why...