Sep 25, 2008

Innovative Fundraising for Arts Series (FULL Scholarships available)

The Center for Nonprofit Management is pleased to present the
Innovative Fundraising for Arts Organizations Series. LACAC grantees
(excluding OGP III), DCA grantees and nonprofits in Wendy Greuel's
district qualify for a FULL SCHOLARSHIP. Please visit for more information.

This series will focus on best current practices in designing an
integrated development program for arts organizations of every size.
Whether you work for a large institution or are running a one-person
shop, this course will provide you with new tools for effective
fundraising. We will concentrate on fundraising activities that
build on your organization' s unique assets and provide the best
return on investment—the investment of your time and your
organization' s resources.

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Lankershim Art Center

Dates & Topics:

Wednesday, October 22: Integrated development planning and board
involvement in fundraising
Wednesday, October 29: Individual Giving, with emphasis on Major
Wednesday, November 5: Institutional giving—corporate foundation and
government grants
Wednesday, November 12: Sponsorship and Special Events

About the Facilitator:

Eileen Gill, Gill Consulting Associates, has worked with
organizations of all sizes, from mid-sized performing arts
organizations such as Northlight Theatre and Chicago Opera Theatre to
major cultural and educational institutions such as the University of
Chicago, the Ravinia Festival, and the J. Paul Getty Trust. At the
Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles she was responsible for all
fundraising and membership aspects of the museum's $12 million annual
operating fund.

TEACH AFTER SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATER: 2:25-3:35pm Wednesdays in Torrance


$30 per hour to work with kids after school.

DAY: Wednesday TIME: 2:25-3:25 SCHOOL IN: Torrance

There is a possibility of additional classes in the Torrance & Redondo
Beach areas.

Seeking individuals experienced in the arts who are creative,
enthusiastic, caring motivated, responsible, and most of all, who love
to work with children. You must have formal training in your art
-formal training may include any college credits currently earned
towards a degree in the arts and/or an advanced level of training in
private studios. You must have prior experience teaching children
(references required) and have a reliable car. You do not need to play
an instrument and a teaching credential is not needed. Ideal for
college students building a resume!

Our company works with public and private Schools in Manhattan Beach,
Redondo Beach, Torrance, El Segundo and San Pedro.

Hiring NOW for the Fall school term - work begins immediately! The
commitment for the Fall Term runs from mid September to mid December.
An option to stay on for the Winter/Spring term is available and runs
from early January to late May.

Please call us to begin with a phone interview: (310) 827-8827 (no
faxes or emails)

Performing Arts Workshops has been a leading provider of after school
enrichment and summer camps for both private and public schools in Los
Angeles and Orange Counties for over 20 years.

Call for Entries


The Pico Rivera Centre for the Arts announces its 4th Annual Call
for Entries exhibit November 22, 2008- January 10, 2009. An artist
reception will be held on Saturday November 22, 2008 from 4:00-
7:00p.m. and will feature refreshments and light food.

Participation is open to any living Southern California artist 18
years and older. All entries must be original works of no more than
two years old (2006- 2008). Submissions limited to two pieces
maximum and may not exceed sixty inches in either direction
(including frame) or exceed fifty pounds. There is a participation
fee of $15 for one piece and $25 for two pieces to help defray the
cost of instillation and publicizing the exhibition. We will accept
cash or check payable to the City of Pico Rivera. Entry forms,
slide submissions, photos, or a color print of artwork is due by
Friday, October 10 2008 at 5:00 p.m. Accepted entries will be
notified by Friday, October 24, 2008.

The works will be juried by California based artist with cash prizes
awarded to the top entries.

Entry forms are available at all park sites and city facilities and
online at,For information; call the Centre for the
Arts at (562) 801-4300. The Centre for the Arts hours are Tuesday –
Thursday from 1 – 8:30 p.m. and Saturday 1-4 p.m. The gallery is
closed Sunday, Monday, Friday and Holidays.

Sep 22, 2008

Artist Opportunity

Request for Qualifications

Artist opportunity for the creation of temporary, site-specific art in
non-traditional locations:

The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) seeks to implement Temporary
Public Art Projects at or adjacent to private development sites,
throughout the City. Through funding from Arts Development Fees, the
Department will select up to 25 artists, artists teams and art
collectives to form a pre-qualified pool that we can call on to activate
open spaces in specific retail, commercial, and industrial corridors.
The artists, teams or arts collectives selected to the pool will be
eligible to propose site-specific, temporary art installations,
performances, or *art happenings* in non-traditional sites connected
with specific private development addresses as the projects become

For details and the complete Request for Qualifications, see the
attached PDF or visit the website at:

The deadline is October 15th.

City of Los Angeles
Department of Cultural Affairs
Public Art Division
201 North Figueroa Street, Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90012