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Port of Long Beach PHOTO Gallery Pop-Up

Port of Long Beach PHOTO Gallery Pop-Up

On Saturday, December 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. photographs from the 2019 PHOTO PROGRAM will be on view during the December LB Art Walk. The Port of Long Beach is more than an economic engine – it can be a source of surprising beauty and a feast for the creative eye. The...

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...

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Financial Literacy & Money Consciousness for Artists

Financial Literacy & Money Consciousness for Artists

Co-presented by SBCC and Creative Incite Led by Claire Van Holland of CVLedger, this workshop will help reduce the “fear factor” that artists struggle with when dealing with their money management concerns.  Claire Van Holland is a creative first, who just...

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...

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.