Congressional Art Competition for high school students living in the Inland Empire. The theme for this year’s competition is “commUNITY.” The winner of the competition will have their artwork on display in the United States Capitol for one year.

 

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Musician / Artist Opportunity
 
Volunteer musicians/artists are needed for a new program designed to bring the arts into downtown San Bernardino. "Music at the Courthouse" will connect local artists with the public the first Thursday of each month from Noon to 1 p.m.
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Graphic Design Assistance

The CSUSB Anthropology Museum is in the final stages of preparing a unique and innovative exhibition that highlights Inland Empire community members' memories of childhood -- fifty participants have provided an object of sentimental value along with their memories of that object and their reflections on becoming who they are today as influenced by childhood experiences.

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Health Related Emergency Grant for Artists  Offered through the Women’s Center for Creative Work! The goal of this grant program is to provide more $30,000 in grants to artists who have a medical or dental emergency or have an illness-related financial need. Artists are eligible to apply for up to $3000. Typical grants will be between $2000-$3000.

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Big Bear Lake Artwalk Festival - July 2016

Bartlett Events Center, 630 Bartlett Rd

Big Bear Lake, California (West)

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2016 marks the City of Ontario’s 125th Anniversary since its incorporation on December 10, 1891. Help celebrate Ontario’s 125th Anniversary as a docent at the Ontario Museum of History & Art by sharing our rich history and heritage of community, culture, and commerce with visitors.

The museum is currently looking for volunteers to participate in its docent training program that begins in April. Docents provide interactive group learning experiences through guided tours of museum exhibits and presentations at local schools and community centers. No previous background in art or history is required, just a passion for learning and interacting with visitors. The ability to speak a language other than English is a plus. The benefits of becoming a docent include: building relationships with people who share a common interest, becoming an active participant in the community, and taking behind-the-scenes field trips to destinations around the City of Ontario. 

Docents play an essential role at the Ontario Museum of History & Art through their interactions with visitors. Our docents have been key in providing tours for 1,200 students annually. Tours are projected to increase to over 2,000 students a year, making the role of docents even greater. Join us at one of the following informational sessions to learn more about the docent program:

Share Your Love for the City of Ontario: Introduction to the Museum Docent Program

Thursday, March 17, 2016 (1:00 PM to 2:30 PM) or Saturday, April 2, 2016 (10:30 AM to Noon) 

Join us for an opportunity to learn about our docent program. Participate in a tour and brief presentation, hosted by the museum curators and docents. Light refreshments. Free Admission. Reservations requested. For more information or to make a reservation call (909) 395-2510.

 

The Ontario Museum of History & Art is located at 225 S. Euclid Avenue, Ontario, CA 91762. Gallery hours are Noon to 4 PM, Thursday through Sunday. Admission is free. For more information, call (909) 395-2510 or visit: www.ontarioca.gov/museum-history-art. The Ontario Museum of History & Art, is a public-private museum operated by the City of Ontario with support from the non-profit Ontario Museum of History & Art, Associates.

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A chance to work in solitude, amidst the Mojave Desert. The Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency are now accepting applications for their 2016 residency program, taking place May 24 -July 12

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OIL PAINTING WITH KAREN WEBER

February 18, 2016
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OIL PAINTING WITH KAREN WEBER

 Learn how to paint or improve existing skills, by painting still life from life.  Karen will demonstrate the benefits of painting small and often.  She will share four basic concepts that you’ll be able to apply to painting any subject.  Still life doesn’t have to be stuffy!  Come and see how design, color and loose brushwork can bring energy and vitality to your painting.

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CALL TO ARTISTS...

 

MMM show – March 6 take-in

Open to all artists

Get your creative thinking cap on!  Get to the studio and make us some art!   Art that makes us say, “Wow!” or “Hmmm!”

The 47th Multi Media Mini Show is open to all California artists and/or RAA Friends.  Artists can submit up to three 3D or 2D pieces.  Multi-media means… anything... photography, jewelry, paintings, ceramics, glass, wood, fiber, etc!  But Mini means strict size limitation:  must fit within a 14.5” cube, including frame and/or base.   Fee is $45/1-2 pieces, $60 for 3 pieces, for Friends of RAA fee is $30/1-2 pieces, $45 for 3 pieces.  Our judge, Daniel Foster, will select which pieces will be put in the show, as well as choose the awards.  The prospectus/ entry form is available at the Redlands Art Association, 215 E. State St., downtown, Redlands and on their website: www.redlands-art.org.  (Use the Friends tab, then Forms, and select 2016 MMM Show.)  Type in your information on the form and then print it out.  Art can be for sale or not for sale. The Gallery gets 20% of sales.

All entries must be hand delivered to the RAA Gallery on Sunday, March 6, between 10am - 4pm. Out of town artists can mail their art in before March 3. Winners of the competition will participate in over $ 3000 in cash and product awards.   Purchase Award Patrons will select their art pieces at a private showing before the exhibit opens for the public. 

Grand Opening Gala will be Friday, March 11 from 5pm to 7pm.  The Artist’s Award Ceremony will be on Sunday, March 13.

For further information on how to enter or become a Purchase Award Patron, please visit the Redlands Art Association at 215 E. State St., downtown Redlands, visit the website www.redlands-art.org or call, 909-792-8435.

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