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

Dew Tour and Secret Walls

Dew Tour and Secret Walls

Today is the day! Dew Tour is off and running today through Sunday July 1st.  Don't forget to check out the Secret Walls event held on Friday, June 29 at 5 pm, you wont to miss this it! Secret Walls is the world’s largest live art event where artists battle against...

Dew Tour with Eric Trine

Dew Tour with Eric Trine

With the Long Beach Dew Tour just days away we cant wait to see the lounge designed and constructed by Long Beach local artist Eric Trine of Amigo Modern.  Congrats to Eric as this is his second year collaborating with the Dew Tour.   Located by Rainbow Lagoon, make...

2018 Call for Grant Panelists

2018 Call for Grant Panelists

Each summer, the Arts Council for Long Beach convenes grant review panels to undertake the important task of deciding how to distribute annual grant funds to Long Beach artists, organizations and community groups. We invite you to apply! Panelists have included...

Empower Arts West Long Beach

Empower Arts West Long Beach

The Arts Council for Long Beach and Councilmember Roberto Uranga invite you to Empower Arts, on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gold Star Manor. Join us as we celebrate arts education and veteran creativity through visual and performing arts. The...

Things to Do

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

YOU BE YOU RELEASE SHOW X MAKE MUSIC LB

YOU BE YOU RELEASE SHOW X MAKE MUSIC LB

Local hardcore punk band You Be You released their first project recently and they would love you to join them at their demo release show June 21st at the East Village Arts Park in downtown Long Beach during Make Music Long Beach. The band’s members all stem from our...

ART REALM X LB Art Walk

ART REALM X LB Art Walk

“The underlying idea behind ART REALM was to create reality; lacking enough consistent platforms and spaces within our Art District where emerging artists of color and those that identify with underground culture were represented, we created one. ”

Open Conversations: Meet, Draw, Sew and Make

Open Conversations: Meet, Draw, Sew and Make

Join the Arts Council for Long Beach and Long Beach Forward on Thursday, May 23 from 5–8 p.m. at the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) for an Open Conversations collective art making project and discussion. Take part in MOLAA’s current exhibition Chiachio &...

Get Involved

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

Art of Diplomacy Open Conversation

Art of Diplomacy Open Conversation

An Open Conversation on January 22, inspired by the 2018 Sister Cities International’s Youth Artists and Authors Showcase (YAAS) theme Art of Diplomacy, will take place at the Expo Art Center (4321 Atlantic Ave.) at 6 p.m. Join us for a closing reception and a program...

Creative Long Beach Internships Now Open

Creative Long Beach Internships Now Open

Creative Long Beach internships match CSULB and LBCC arts students to work at Long Beach arts and cultural organizations. In addition to the 17-week paid internship, selected interns take part in professional development and networking events with community...

Eye on Design Community Workday

Eye on Design Community Workday

We'd like to invite you to our Eye on Design Community Project Workday. Our Teaching Artist, Betty Rosen is coordinating a community project workday where we invite community members to help us finish our Eye on Design mosaic. Help us place tile on mesh, cut tile, and...

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.