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.
KUSC's Interactive Team Makes Classical Cutting Edge
KUSC's Interactive Team Makes Classical Cutting Edge
KUSC Interactive creates digital platforms, stories, and experiences for web, mobile, and other forms of interactive media.
reFRAME: Watts Village Theater Company
reFRAME: Watts Village Theater Company
The Watts Village Theater Company, the only arts organization that regularly produces live theater in Watts, speaks to the greater L.A. and U.S. community through themes shaped by the Watts experience.
Can Schools Provide Arts Education on a Tight Budget?
Can Schools Provide Arts Education on a Tight Budget?
In the face of budget cuts to arts education in the LAUSD, Abe Flores of Arts for L.A. argues that advocacy for arts education is advocacy for a complete 21st century education.
Toward a Complete Education: LAUSD and Arts at the Core
Toward a Complete Education: LAUSD and Arts at the Core
LAUSD recently approved a resolution to establish the arts as part of the district's core curriculum. For advocates of arts education everywhere, this is a watershed moment.
reFRAME L.A. County: Stories From Our Communities
reFRAME L.A. County: Stories From Our Communities
"We Are Talking Pyramids", a public art project, gave young artists the opportunity to work with leaders in many contemporary art fields, opening up their worlds to art forms they had never before encountered.
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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.

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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.

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Visual Arts

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


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