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

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...

Arts Council Funds Seven New Microgrant Projects

Every month, the Arts Council funds wonderful community art projects at up to $1,000. Here are the seven diverse projects that received funding last month: • The Monarch Celebration Mural at Hughes Middle School is part of the school’s Campus Monarch Conservation...

Things to Do

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

UNFILTERED Fan Favorite Reception

UNFILTERED Fan Favorite Reception

The Downtown Long Beach UNFILTERED Photo Exhibition moved to MADE by Millworks on January 8 and is now open to the public. A Fan Favorite Reception will be hosted on January 13 from 7–9 p.m. The exhibition closes to the public on January 28. The Fan Favorite winner...

Served Like a Girl: Screening and Q&A

Served Like a Girl: Screening and Q&A

When: Thursday, December 14 Where: Art Theatre of Long Beach 2025 East 4th St., Long Beach, CA 90814 A special of screening of a documentary called Served Like a Girl, providing a candid look at several American women as they transition from active duty to civilian...

Downtown Long Beach UNFILTERED Photo Gallery Event

Downtown Long Beach UNFILTERED Photo Gallery Event

Join the Downtown Long Beach Alliance and Arts Council for Long Beach for the inaugural UNFILTERED photo contest gallery opening on December 9 at 5 p.m.located at The Collaborative Gallery (421 W. Broadway). See the 25 finalist photos on display, and celebrate the...

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

The Unlikely Shakespeare Company, HomeFront Rising and the Arts Council for Long Beach are proud to present William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. The drama of military war and the comedic war between the sexes meet in the great playwright's hilarious,...

Eye on Design Community Workday

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...

Long Beach Open Studio Tour

Long Beach Open Studio Tour

October 14 and 15 from noon to 5 p.m., visit studios of Long Beach artists by planning a self-guided tour with friends in celebration of Arts Month. For info on participating artists, studio locations, live music locations, etc., visit LBopenstudiotour.com. This event...

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

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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.

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