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

The Mobile ArtSpace: Redefining Urban Public Art

On Wednesday, October 28 at 7 p.m., architect Wil Carson will give a talk at the University Art Museum about an exciting project the Arts Council is helping launch: the Mobile ArtSpace. Carson’s talk, entitled Mobile ArtSpace: Redefining Urban Public Art, is free and...

Arts Council Funds Five New Microgrant Projects

Every month, the Arts Council funds wonderful community art projects at up to $1,000. Here are the five diverse projects that received funding last month: • Underwater Dreams was an outdoor film screening that took place October 10 at the ArtExchange in partnership...

This Week’s #OctoberIsArtsMonth Winner is Nat Iosbaker!

This week’s #OctoberIsArtsMonth winner is Nat Iosbaker! Nat created this painting, “Frida Blowing in the Wind” for the Dia de los Verdes event at the Growing Experience Urban Farm. His post won him a $50 gift certificate to Restauration! Want to be a winner like Nat?...

Things to Do

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

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...

Rules of Engagement: Culture as Weapon

Rules of Engagement: Culture as Weapon

Join the Arts Council for Long Beach, Carole Frances Lung and Nicolassa Galvez in an Open Conversations about socially engaged art. We are interested in exploring ways Long Beach artists work within the complex social issues and struggles of our time. Lung and Galvez...

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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.

Art Matters 7.7.15

The new issue of the Long Beach Business Journal is now available. This issue's Art Matters page highlights the launch of our fantastic new website by visualade, our Indiegogo campaign Microgrants for a Creative Long Beach, the fantastic Dragon Boat competitions at...