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.

Executive Director at Arts Council for Long Beach Steps Down

victoria-bryan 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.

Internship Program Builds Creative Economy by Matching Art Students with Local Employers

clay-artist 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 Presents Field Dance & The Crane at A LOT

jocelyn-foye-field-dance-th 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.

RDA and Arts Council for Long Beach to Dedicate New Public Art Project

Arts Council for Long Beach Receives Grant to Commission New Work 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.

World-class Percussion Group Adaawe Comes Join Community Drum Circle

Bring your drum for a community drum circle featuring the world-class west african beats of female drumming group ADAAWE. 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.

North Long Beach Receives Three New Art Installations

New Art Installations in North Long Beach 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.

Arts Council for Long Beach Receives Grant to Commission New Work

Arts Council for Long Beach Receives Grant to Commission New Work 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.

Bootcamp for Artists: Learn The Skills to Exhibit, Market and Fund Your Art

Photo by Sean Foreman 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.

Arts Council for Long Beach Presents “A Lot Symposium and Performance Series” at Chantilly Clad

Chantilly Clad Chantilly Clad 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.

RDA & Arts Council Plant Sea Grass on Ocean Blvd.

RDA & Arts Council- Ocean Blvd @ Cedar Sea Grass by Barbara Grygutis Public art is a community asset that expresses a places positive sense of identity and values. The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency (RDA), in partnership with the Arts Council for Long Beach (ACLB), announces the installation of a new permanent public art piece downtown.

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