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Open Conversations with PADNET and WE Labs

On Wednesday, October 28, from 5–6:30 p.m., the Arts Council for Long Beach’s monthly Open Conversations event welcomes Long Beach Public Access Digital Network (PADNET.tv) and Work Evolution Laboratories (WE Labs). The Arts Council will also present our new Risk and...

Announcing Newly Appointed Arts Council Board Members

Top, left to right: Daniel Alvarado, Loara Cadavona, Tasha Hunter Middle, left to right: Cyrus Parker-Jeannette, Jessica Quintana, Darick Simpson Bottom, left to right: Gordon Snead, Griselda Suarez, Sayon Syprasoeuth The Arts Council for Long Beach is pleased to...

Art Matters 10.13.15

The new issue of the Long Beach Business Journal is now available! This issue’s Art Matters page highlights the Arts Council’s State of the Arts event in partnership with the Mayor’s Office, the launch of a new innovative Moblie ArtSpace and the Port of Long Beach...

Announcing this week’s #OctoberIsArtsMonth winner!

Announcing this week’s #OctoberIsArtsMonth winner: Jackie Joyce! Jackie won a $50 gift certificate to Congregation Ale House with this great photo and by sharing that she celebrates Arts Month by teaching her five-year-old how to make paper beads. Wanna be like...

Things to Do

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

Register Today for Summer Art Camps and Classes!

Register Today for Summer Art Camps and Classes!

Summer is almost here and we’d like to highlight some fun summer art camps and classes taking place over the break. There are classes in visual arts, performance, dance, music, writing and more. The Art Exchange has partnered with Able ARTS Work for the 2017 Summer...

Self-Tour the Seven Creative Corridor Murals!

Self-Tour the Seven Creative Corridor Murals!

Did you miss the July 30 bus tour of the seven Creative Corridor murals in North Long Beach? Do not fret! A digital map was created to encourage self-led tours. To learn more about the project, view this short video. And don’t miss this great video and article about...

Four Long Beach Artists Painting Murals for POW! WOW! 2016

Four Long Beach Artists Painting Murals for POW! WOW! 2016

POW! WOW! Long Beach came back for its second year last week, and this time with 21 murals, which included four Long Beach artists. Last week, we chatted with Dave Van Patten and Gail Werner (article here), and this week we had the pleasure of speaking with The...

Four Long Beach Artists Painting Murals for POW! WOW! 2016

Four Long Beach Artists Painting Murals for POW! WOW! 2016

POW! WOW! Long Beach is back for its second year, and this time with 21 murals, which includes four Long Beach artists. This week, we spoke with two of them, Gail Werner and Dave Van Patten. As a Long Beach resident and Native American, Gail Werner draws strong...

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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 6.23.15

Another Long Beach Business Journal was released this week and Art Matters is focusing on POW! WOW! Long Beach, virtual murals via Localism's WALLS: An Art Walk, and the two current exhibits at CSULB's UAM! Until next time, check out Art Matters on Page 38!

Pow! Wow! Long Beach

Long Beach just experienced a major art event with murals completed around town. Here's the map of the locations; the Long Beach Museum of Art's associated exhibit, Vitality and Verve: Transforming the Urban Landscape, is up through September 27, 2015. Truly dynamic...