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

Arts Council Funds Three New Microgrant Projects

Every month, the Arts Council funds wonderful community art projects and professional development opportunities at up to $1,000. Here are the three diverse projects that received funding last month: • Cory Bilicko is creating a series of documentaries on local, Long...

Arts Council for Long Beach Announces Grantees for 2015–16

The Arts Council for Long Beach is proud to announce the 26 artists and arts organizations funded through its annual grant programs for 2015–2016. Generously supported through the City of Long Beach’s allocation for the arts, these artists and organizations represent...

Arts Council Welcomes Spring Marketing Intern

As part of the Art Council’s Creative Long Beach Internship Program, a partnership with Cal State University Long Beach (CSULB), the Arts Council hired CSULB student Elizabeth Munzon as marketing intern for the spring semester. Elizabeth is an artist pursuing a...

Arts Council Funds Five New Microgrant Projects

Every month, the Arts Council funds wonderful community art projects and professional development opportunities up to $1,000. Here are the five diverse projects that received funding last month: • Sewing Rebellion is a group created by artist and past Arts Council...

Things to Do

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

Dew Tour with Eric Trine

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...

East Village Arts Park Grand Re-Opening

East Village Arts Park Grand Re-Opening

Councilmember Pearce’s Office is proud to announce the Grand Opening of the newly revisioned East Village Arts Park in Downtown Long Beach. The kickoff event will be an Open Conversations event focused on what residents would like to see in the Arts Park, and what process they would like to see in programming. The event will be topped off with live music.

Dew Tour Brings Interactive Art to Long Beach

Dew Tour Brings Interactive Art to Long Beach

The Dew Tour will bring local artists and the community together for a fun and free event open to the public from June 28–30.  Dew Tour is an innovative contest series and content platform that brings together the world’s best skateboarders, snowboarders, skiers, artists, brands, and fans to celebrate competition, culture, and creators.

OPEN CONVERSATION: African American Cultural Center

OPEN CONVERSATION: African American Cultural Center

We invite Long Beach residents to join us in an OPEN CONVERSATION On February 20, 2018, the Long Beach City Council took the first step toward creating an African American Cultural Center that would celebrate Black history, arts and culture. Spearheaded by...

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

Applications Available for Art Education Funding!

Are you a third or fourth grade teacher in LBUSD? Do you want your students to learn about public art and the cultural traditions in their community? The Arts Council released applications for two arts education programs, Eye on Design and Passport to the Arts. These...

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.