Arts for LA
Arts for LA helps communities throughout Los Angeles County advocate for greater investment in the arts. Our mission is to foster a healthy environment in which arts and culture in the region may thrive and be accessible to all in Los Angeles. In all of our activities, we partner with artists, arts organizations, parents, neighborhood groups, elected/appointed officials, school districts, the business community, and other stakeholders to educate the public about the important role the arts play in Los Angeles.
Olga Garay-English Announces Departure From LA Department of Cultural Affairs
Olga Garay-English Announces Departure From LA Department of Cultural Affairs
Olga Garay-English, executive director of the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, announced this week that she will be stepping down from her post in January.
Philanthropist David Bohnett on the Creative Economy of Southern California
Philanthropist David Bohnett on the Creative Economy of Southern California
How can creativity help save L.A.? Activist, philanthropist, and entrepreneur David Bohnett identifies the connection between arts & culture in L.A.
Nurturing the Arts in Los Angeles
Nurturing the Arts in Los Angeles
Los Angeles has solidified its place as an incubator for arts and culture, but how can it maintain its creative fuel into the future?
reFRAME: Valley Days and the Actors Fund Partners
reFRAME: Valley Days and the Actors Fund Partners
Valley Days offers employment and training programs serving entertainment industry professionals in need of financial, career, and emotional guidance.
How Arts and Culture Voters Can Change Los Angeles
How Arts and Culture Voters Can Change Los Angeles
Arts for LA presents a nonpartisan candidate survey which seeks to initiate public dialogue about the role arts and culture play in building communities.
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icon, Architecture/ Design discipline

Architecture/ Design

California becomes an international export by redefining the concept of city and home.

icon, Community Arts discipline

Community Arts

Through workshops, education and placed based projects, art is the connective tissue of a community.

icon, Cultural Politics discipline

Cultural Politics

Funding bubbles, cultural deserts and the politics of access to the arts in the 21st century.

icon, Film & Media Arts discipline

Film & Media Arts

At the shadow of the entertainment industry, video artists and underground filmmakers take a stand.

icon, Literature discipline

Literature

Noir, sunshine and dystopia create a multi-ethnic narrative that is read, watched and admired around the globe.

icon, Multi-Disciplinary discipline

Multi-Disciplinary

Multi-hyphenate works that combine disciplines, remix dogmas, and reinvent the wheel.

icon, Music discipline

Music

A dialogue between cultures, the music of our state serves up the California dream like no other artform.

icon, Performance discipline

Performance

Staging the drama of California through dance, music and theater.

icon, Visual Arts discipline

Visual Arts

Breaking away from the European and New York vanguard, California reinvents the art world.


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