In For Members on July 19, 2017 at 2:54 pm



Friday, October 13

Hosted by the City of Palm Desert

Details will be emailed to Members

And…you may also want to take advantage of the following opportunity:

We have strategically selected our next PACSOCAL date because the California Desert Arts Council has partnered with the Americans for the Arts’ National Arts Marketing Project (NAMP) to host a one-day workshop titled “Big Strategies and Real Tactics for Connecting Artists, Audience and Place” on Thursday, October 12. The workshop will offer practical application of branding, advertising and audience development tactics.  The fee for the one day symposium is $75.

SANTA MONICA – RFP – Camera Obscura Studio Residency Proposals

In RFP on July 19, 2017 at 2:42 pm

Proposals sought from artists and artisans living in Los Angeles County for a fourteen-week studio residency at the Camera Obscura Art Lab in Palisades Park, Santa Monica. The Studio Residency Program offers artists a glass-walled studio with a spectacular ocean view in an iconic midcentury park building overlooking the Santa Monica Pier, four blocks from the terminus of the Expo line. The City seeks artists whose work offers opportunity for inspiring the public through example and instruction. All disciplines and mediums will be considered. This Studio Residency spans 14 weeks and the City is looking for two applicants to fill the timeslot of January 3 – April 11, 2018.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists and artisans must reside in Los Angeles County.

BUDGET: An honorarium of $2,000 and use of the facility for a final exhibit/presentation is offered to each Resident.

DEADLINE: October 11th, 2017 by 12:00PM PST

QUESTIONS: Naomi Okuyama, Cultural Affairs Supervisor,,  (310) 310-0187


SANTA MONICA – RFP – Annenberg Community Beach House Call For Group Exhibition Proposals 2018-2019

In RFP on July 19, 2017 at 2:36 pm

Beach=Culture presents a year-round series of temporary exhibits, concerts, talks, readings and artist residencies at the Annenberg Community Beach House. Exhibits showcase the work of regional artists and artist groups – both emerging and established.

The City provides a versatile exhibition program that offers display space, an opening reception, optional additional public events, promotion and exposure to a wide variety of visitors to the Annenberg Community Beach House. For the public, exhibits provide a stimulating cultural counterpoint to the social and recreational opportunities at this country’s only “Public Beach Club.”

The Purpose of Beach House Gallery is to: Support artistic activity in Santa Monica; Open avenues for discourse between artists and the general public; Present unique perspectives and narratives that are intrinsically connected to the Beach House; Advance opportunity and professional development for LA County-based artists

ELIGIBILITY: Curators and artists must reside in Los Angeles County.

BUDGET: Small honoraria for artist talks, public events, music, etc. of $200/per presenter/performer are available and will be negotiated with city staff. The exhibitions themselves have no dedicated budget, other than the support we provide in installing and promoting the exhibition at the Annenberg Community Beach House.

DEADLINE: August 18th, 2017 at 10:59 PST

QUESTIONS: Laura Becker, (310)458-8350,