Long Beach Art Council for Long Beach
Arts Council for Long Beach supports arts and cultural organizations and individual artists. The Arts Council also provides access to families, children, and the community to a broad spectrum of creative artistic expressions and cultural experiences by building partnerships and programs that weave arts and culture into the fabric of the community.
In October, the Arts Council for Long Beach launched the Cambodia Town Mural Project, an initiative that will install eight public art murals along Anaheim Street between Long Beach Blvd. and Junipero Ave. This project is in partnership with Cambodia Town Inc., United Cambodian Community (UCC), Homeland Cultural Center (HCC), the offices of councilmembers Daryl Supernaw (4th District), Dee Andrews (6th District) and Midtown Business Improvement District.
Executive Director Victoria Bryan has announced she is stepping down from her role with the Arts Council for Long Beach. After two and a half years with the organization, Bryan reflected on the experience, “When I became executive director, my personal goal was to see the organization solidly heading in the new direction laid out in our Strategic Plan—our roadmap.
Having an arts degree can be a tough sell for some employers, but with the launch of the new Creative Long Beach internship program top students are offered paid internship positions throughout the creative economy. Creative Long Beach believes the wealth of talent, skills, and ingenuity in advanced arts students at California State University, Long Beach is a perfect match for developing creative problem solvers and passionate employees throughout our city.
Artist Jocelyn Foye, known for her dynamic performance-based works, will present a spectacular dance and music project as part of the Arts Council for Long Beach’s A LOT Initiative. For this project, Field Dance & The Crane, Jocelyn will transform amateur dancers into complex, choreographed forms.
The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency, in partnership with the Arts Council for Long Beach, announces the dedication of a new permanent public art project for The Promenade on Tuesday, November 22, at 11 am.
Image Emergence: Promenade of the Clouds by Craig Cree Stone is an integrated public artwork located on the south block of The Promenade in Downtown Long Beach.
Bring your drum for a community drum circle featuring the world-class west african beats of female drumming group ADAAWE.
Those who follow the beat of their own drum aren’t alone. Drummers from across Long Beach will gather to experience the world-class beats of female percussion group Adaawe for an evening of community drumming, fire dancing, soul food, and a celebration of peace.
Playing Chase by artist Rob Neilson
The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency (RDA), 8th District Councilwoman Rae Gabelich, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine, and the Arts Council for Long Beach announce three new art installations in North Long Beach.
The Arts Council for Long Beach received a $10,000 grant from the Los Angeles County Arts Commission to cultivate a new donor base while commissioning artists to create new artwork for The Collaborative, a cultural facility and exhibition space in Downtown Long Beach.
Photo by Sean Foreman
Long Beach artists, musicians, promoters and arts activists are invited to an “Arts Bootcamp” on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at the EXPO Building in Bixby Knolls.
The Arts Council for Long Beach is passionate about activating underutilized public spaces. On Saturdays June 11 and 18, the space located at the corner of Ocean Blvd. and Lime Ave. and the site of the public art installation Chantilly Clad will come alive with live music, symposia, interactive workshops, and more, all free to the public.