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

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

Interns in the Arts Luncheon Canceled

Interns in the Arts Luncheon Canceled

Arts Council for Long Beach feels it is important to let you know that your health and safety are top of mind amid concerns about the coronavirus. This morning the Arts Council received Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent press release regarding COVID-19. Mayor Robert...

Open Conversations 2021 Strategic Plan

Open Conversations 2021 Strategic Plan

The Arts Council wants to hear from residents about their thoughts and visions for the future of arts and culture in Long Beach. We have embarked on a planning process that is informed by public input and will determine our work over a 5 year period, starting in 2021....

Get Involved

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

Resources for Students at Home During COVID-19 Quarantine

Resources for Students at Home During COVID-19 Quarantine

  Internet and Computer Resources:    Charter and Comcast free internet    Free Chromebooks and Low cost internet for LBUSD Families Food Resources:   LBUSD free meals during COVID-19 Quarantine   Gus's Fried Chicken offering free lunches...

Determinaton LB

Determinaton LB

We would like to invite you Saturday February 1st 11 am - 1 pm to celebrate our workshop series Determination LB with Big Sleeps at 1340 Cherry Ave, in Long Beach. There will be music, performances, Determination gallery, give aways by @creativeflowarts and food.• • •...

Washington Middle School Mural Celebration

Washington Middle School Mural Celebration

On Tuesday, September 24 from 5–7 p.m. the Arts Council for Long Beach will be celebrating inclusion and diversity with the completion of a new mural at Washington Middle School. The Arts Council’s effort is to spotlight the collaborative work of muralist Kenny...

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.

Artist Registry Feature: Corie Mattie

Artist Registry Feature: Corie Mattie

Arts Council for Long Beach is featuring artists from our Artist Registry. For the month of August, we are celebrating socially engaged artists and this week we are highlighting public artist Corie Mattie. Corie Mattie is an LA-based artist and muralist who...

Artist Registry Feature: Able Arts Work

Artist Registry Feature: Able Arts Work

Arts Council for Long Beach is featuring artists from our Artist Registry. For the month of August, we are celebrating socially engaged artists and this week we are highlighting fellow non-profit organization, Able Arts Work. The primary vision of Able ARTS Work is to...

Artist Registry Feature: Joshua McCall

Artist Registry Feature: Joshua McCall

Arts Council for Long Beach is featuring artists from our Artist Registry. For the month of July, we are celebrating our BIPOC artists and this week we are highlighting Joshua McCall. Joshua McCall is a painter, graphic designer, clothing designer, but most...