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

UNFILTERED Finalists’ Reception

UNFILTERED Finalists’ Reception

Downtown Long Beach Alliance has partnered with the Arts Council for Long Beach for the 3rd Annual Unfiltered Photography Contest to celebrate Arts Month through the launch of #DTLBUNFILTERED. This signature art program invites the community and visitors to the...

Senator Gonzalez’ Dia de los Muertos Pop-Up

Senator Gonzalez’ Dia de los Muertos Pop-Up

The Arts Council for Long Beach will be at State Senator Lena Gonzalez' Dia de los Muertos Pop-up event this Friday. We will be paying our respects and honoring two artists lost this year: Toko Tasi and Katie Phillips. Please join us as we remember their work in the...

Knotted Dimensions Opening Reception

Knotted Dimensions Opening Reception

Art@Work’s fourth rotation, Knotted Dimensions, will showcase Long Beach based artist Katie Stubblefield and San Pedro artist Nancy Voegeli-Curran. IDEA’s beautiful office space sets the location for Stubblefield and Voegeli-Curran’s paintings and wall sculptures that...

Long Beach Art Walk Saturday, November 9

Long Beach Art Walk Saturday, November 9

The Long Beach Artwalk is a project of the Arts Council for Long Beach. Walk 7 city blocks with 6 Galleries, 21 Murals, and 30 businesses and experience unlimited possibilities. for more information visit artslb.org/lb-artwalk/.

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

Ben Caldwell Keynote Speaker at Creative Long Beach Luncheon

Ben Caldwell Keynote Speaker at Creative Long Beach Luncheon

On March 22, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., artist, educator, and KAOS Network founder and director, Ben Caldwell will give a keynote address at the first annual Creative Long Beach Internship Program fundraiser, “Interns in the Arts.” The event will take place at The Reef Restaurant.

Interns in the Arts – A Luncheon benefiting Creative Long Beach

Interns in the Arts – A Luncheon benefiting Creative Long Beach

Few things in life are more satisfying than seeing a talented young person begin a career in the arts. But without the right professional connections and hands-on experience, their first and greatest challenge may be just getting a foot in the door. That’s why...

2019 ACLB Call for Musicians

2019 ACLB Call for Musicians

The Arts Council for Long Beach has launched a Call for Musicians. Musicians are invited to submit an application to provide entertainment at events such as our East Village Arts Park events, Collaborative Gallery events, public art projects, etc. Work will begin in...

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.