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State of the Arts 2015!

Mayor’s Office Partners with Arts Council For State of the Arts Event For the first time in its history, the Arts Council for Long Beach’s annual State of the Arts event will be hosted in partnership with the Mayor’s Office. In another first, the event will be held at...

Exciting State of the Arts Update!

The stage backdrop for the Arts Council's annual State of the Arts event will be a portion of the huge painting created by KEEP LBC FIT with local artists, expected to be named the largest glow-in-the-dark painting by the Guinness Book of World Records. This was a...

Announcing this Week’s #OctoberIsArtsMonth Winner!

Announcing this week’s #OctoberIsArtsMonth winner: Debbie Lewis! Debbie won a $50 gift certificate to Kafe Neo restaurant with this great post showing how she and her friends celebrate Arts Month. Debbie writes, “I am celebrating October Arts Month by participating in...

Welcome Back to Long Beach, Musica Angelica

Musica Angelica is a world-class musical group that plays 18th-century classical music on baroque instruments. These period instruments allow listeners to experience Bach and Mozart’s compositions the way they were intended to be heard. The musicians use lighter...

Things to Do

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

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...

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...

State of the Arts 2015!

Mayor’s Office Partners with Arts Council For State of the Arts Event For the first time in its history, the Arts Council for Long Beach’s annual State of the Arts event will be hosted in partnership with the Mayor’s Office. In another first, the event will be held at...

Port of Long Beach Photo Exhibition

October 4: Port of Long Beach Photo Exhibition For the third year in a row, the Arts Council has partnered with the Port of Long Beach for Port of Long Beach Photo, a three-part photography learning experience for amateur and professional photographers alike. The free...

Welcome Back to Long Beach, Musica Angelica

Musica Angelica is a world-class musical group that plays 18th-century classical music on baroque instruments. These period instruments allow listeners to experience Bach and Mozart’s compositions the way they were intended to be heard. The musicians use lighter...

Get Involved

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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