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

Join the Arts Council for Long Beach in Honoring the 2018 State of the Arts Awardees

Long Beach, CA—On Friday, October 12 from 6–9 p.m., the Arts Council for Long Beach will host its annual State of the Arts event in partnership with the Office of Mayor Robert Garcia. This year’s theme, Arts Revolution, is a special occasion that brings together...

Things to Do

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

Port of Long Beach PHOTO Gallery Pop-up and Maritime Photography Talk

On Friday, March 29 from 7-8:30 p.m., the Arts Council for Long Beach’s Open Conversations series kicks off at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s adults-only Night Dive event. Join the Arts Council and Port of Long Beach for an insightful talk on maritime photography. Port of Long Beach photographer Tim Rue, who was featured in Bloomberg’s 2018 Year in Pictures, will talk about his adventures documenting maritime life from the air, land, and sea. Also hear from Arts Council Artist Registry photographer Eddie Davila, who uses photography to document the ocean and surrounding environment. Learn about the Port of Long Beach’s PHOTO Program and view the Port of Long Beach PHOTO Gallery pop-up collection, which features photos from the 2018 PHOTO Program collection.

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...

Get Involved

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

2nd Annual Fiesta in the Park

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, 7th District Council Member Roberto Uranga cordially invites you to join him, and the Arts Council at this year's 2nd Annual Fiesta In The Park. There will be live entertainment and performances for free from 12:00PM - 6:00PM...

Living Arts Long Beach Now Accepting Applications

Take charge of your life and career through Living Arts Long Beach! Turn your passion for art into a career! Living Arts Long Beach will give you real life-creative-job skills you need to succeed and connect you to professional artists who have careers in the arts....

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.