Santa Ana Arts Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday!
Josefina Lopez, playwright & author of "Real Women Have Curves," is the featured keynote speaker at the Santa Ana Arts Future Town Hall meeting this Wednesday, January 27, 6:30-8:30 pm at Phillips Hall Theater, Santa Ana College,1530 West 17th Street.  All are welcome.  Admission and parking are free.  This is one of more than 30 focus group meetings being held during this Community Engagement week for the Santa Ana Master Arts & Culture Plan being developed.  A full list of the meetings may be found here.
20th Work Installed in Newport Beach Civic Center Sculpture Park
Patricia Vader's "Sunflower"
Delayed from the September opening of the other Round Two sculptures due to the need for some major repairs, Patricia Vader's "Sunflower" was installed on January 18 to the amazement of many onlookers.  Complete information on this and the other 19 sculptures on exhibit may be found here.
Webinar for Prospective Applicants to This Year's CAC Grant Programs
Scheduled for February 4

The 2016 CAC grant application season has launched! Guidelines and applications for four of its grant programs are now available, and another three will launch within the next two weeks (so stay tuned!). With ongoing assessment of grant programs and the addition of new programs, all guidelines and applications have been revised this year. Please read eligibility and program requirements carefully.  They may be found here.

CAC is conducting a free one-hour webinar for prospective applicants on Thursday, February 4, 11 am.  Register here.



 Arts Orange County is supported in part through funds from

ArtsOC will hold a gathering in its offices on Wednesday, February 10, from 5-7 pm, for Members AND Prospective Members.  Meet the staff of your arts council and network with your peers in the OC arts community!  RSVP by email to Karen Ahola or phone her at 714.556.5160 x11.  We look forward to seeing you then!

ArtsOC presents its 7th Annual Creative Edge Lecture featuring Dr. Charles Limb, a noted neuroscientist AND musician. His lecture is based on his popular TED talk "Your Brain on Improv." More details and ticket information here. For sponsorship information, please email Karen Ahola or phone her at 714.556.5160 x11. We look forward to seeing you then!

ArtsOC is bringing back by popular demand Matt Lehrman for a new and updated workshop on relationship building that will grow your audiences and donor base.  Suitable for Board members, Executive Directors, Marketing and Development staff at all levels.   More details to come soon!

OPPORTUNITY FOR ARTISTS WHO RESIDE IN CITY OF ORANGE! The Kenneth A. Picerne Foundation Artist Outreach Project seeks experienced artists age 55+. 
More details here.
Make a difference through your CA tax return by supporting the Keep Arts in the Schools Fund! More details here.
Arts Orange County is the leader in building appreciation of, participation in and support for the arts and arts education throughout Orange County. 
It is a powerhouse in advancing Orange County's arts ecology, a trailblazer in advocating workforce development through arts education, a leader in building future audiences and a trendsetter in the world of nonprofit arts councils.

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