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

Annual Arts Awards Nominations Now Open!

Annual Arts Awards Nominations Now Open! The Arts Council for Long Beach is pleased to accept nominations for our 2016 Arts Awards! The awards are: James H. Ackerman Arts Philanthropist, Arts Volunteer, Arts Educator, Arts Innovator and Economic Development Arts...

Things to Do

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

Ponybox Performs at Stories of Boundaries

Ponybox Performs at Stories of Boundaries

On Thursday, September 6 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Ponybox Dance Theatre movement artist Elijah Laurant will perform a dance interpretation of the current exhibition Stories of Boundaries at the Collaborative Gallery (421 West Broadway.) Elijah Laurant was born and raised...

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...

Get Involved

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

Attend January 26 Council Meeting to Support a Percent for Arts Policy

Great news: following Mayor Garcia's State of the City announcement on January 13 to look into reinstating a percent for arts policy, Vice Mayor Lowenthal and Councilmembers Andrews, Gonzalez and Price are bringing a recommendation to that effect to the January 26...

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.

InterTrend’s Lunar New Year Interactive Installation

InterTrend’s Lunar New Year Interactive Installation

On Tuesday, February 13, interTrend Communications will reveal their annual Lunar New Year installation on the first floor of their headquarters at The Psychic Temple. This year celebrates Year of the Dog. Multicolored digital images of dogs that are trained by...

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...