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

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...

Things to Do

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

POW! WOW! Long Beach 2019

POW! WOW! Long Beach 2019

Ever since 2015, POW! WOW! has made its mark on Long Beach. This week-long event gathers artists—both Long Beach-bred and international—to paint the walls of Long Beach. This year is no different, with 22 different artists displaying their talents. The Arts Council...

Arts Awards Nominations Now Open

Arts Awards Nominations Now Open

In partnership with the Office of the Mayor, State of the Arts brings together over 300 arts supporters to celebrate the arts in Long Beach. In addition to announcing new projects, every year the Arts Council recognizes local arts excellence by honoring residents who...

Get Involved

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.