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Does your organization want to make a difference through culture and creative expression? The California Arts Council wants to help! State arts funding saw a significant permanent increase this year. Greater investment equals greater opportunity to meet the demand for arts and cultural experiences across California. Don’t miss out on your chance to apply for state arts grants. Register for a free informational webinar on Tuesday, December 5th to get an overview of the California Arts Council’s 2017-18 grant programs.
 
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Desert Lotus House for Writers’ mission is to offer a dedicated space with the freedom of unregulated time for writers to be alone with their work in the revelatory landscape of Joshua Tree, CA. 

On November 3rd, the residency opened for applications for residencies starting in January 2018.  For application guidelines and details of the residency, please see the website. For updates, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.  

Arts Connection and Elwood and Associates, in partnership with KOA Corporation, is seeking qualified individual artists or teams to work in collaboration with them to support and create visual materials for the community engagement activities being conducted for the Morongo Basin Active Transportation Plan (MB ATP).
CALL FOR ARTIST - APPLICATION
Open Until December 15, 2017
 
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Where: San Manuel 66’ers Baseball Stadium
Date: Saturday March 24, 2018
Time: Noon - 9:00pm
Fee: None
Contact: Stephanie Sanchez: RediscoverSB@sbcity.org or (909) 384-5357
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EVIL WITCHES SQUELCH CHILDREN AT THE LEWIS FAMILY PLAYHOUSE!
 
MainStreet Theatre Company Opens Season with Roald Dahl’s The Witches Opening October 14th

Did you know that Arts Connection is an independent non-profit arts council, not a unit of government? We are dedicated to stimulating creative and economic vitality and enriching lives throughout the communities we serve by providing support, promotion, education, and advocacy for the arts.

Speaking up for the arts and culture is integral to our mission!

Published September 15, 2017 | By County of San Bernardino          

The community, including residents, artists, educators, and culture-oriented organizations and businesses throughout the Morongo Basin will be asked to participate in developing a Strategic Plan for Culture and the Arts.

The County of San Bernardino will lead the effort along with The Cultural Planning Group, a Southern California consulting firm specializing in the field of arts and culture with experience working with communities across the country to create cultural plans.

“The Morongo Basin is known for its artistic and creative way of life which continues to attract residents, businesses and tourists to this region,” said San Bernardino County Third District Supervisor James Ramos. “We hope the community will help us build this roadmap to continue to promote and celebrate the Morongo Basin as an artistic hub.”

The plan will assist Morongo Basin communities to articulate their vision for culture and the arts. This will lead to plans for activities that can fulfill that vision, such as art shows, arts education, musical performances, poetry readings, writing groups, festivals and seminars.

The Cultural Planning Group will work with a leadership group of community leaders, including artists and others, to guide the planning process grounded in the unique creative identity of the Morongo Basin, and to create a plan based on the priorities of the communities of Joshua Tree, Morongo Valley, Pioneertown, Landers, Wonder Valley, Yucca Valley, and Twentynine Palms. The local communities will implement the plan with guidance from the leadership committee.

The Strategic Plan for Culture and the Arts is expected to be complete in mid-2018. The first public meetings will begin before the end of the year. The San Bernardino County Land Use Services Planning Division will also be posting information on their website and social media links.  For additional information visit http://www.cultureandartsmb.com

 

2017-2018 Poetry Out Loud : National Recitation Contest

 Diversity and Inclusion: The Influence of African American Art in Southern California

Thursday, January 25, 2018 – Sunday, February 25, 2018

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El Sueño Americano,Nuestra Contribución a hispanic heritage month Art Exhibition -- Call For Artists

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