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

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.

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.

2nd Annual Fiesta in the Park

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

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.