Jennifer Backhaus, Founder and Artistic Director of
Backhausdance, will join
ArtsOC Executive Director Rick Stein on stage in co-emceeing the 17th Annual Orange County Arts Awards on October 25. Backhausdance received the OC Arts Achievement Award for Outstanding Arts Organization in 2012. Learn more about Jenny
OC Museum of Art's Move & Expansion Plans Detailed
this article in the Orange County Register, the
Orange County Museum of Art has gone public with some details of its long-planned move from Newport Beach to the S
egerstrom Center for the Arts campus in Costa Mesa.
OC Organizations Granted Over $170,000 by State Arts Council
The California Arts Council announced its final grants for the year, and Orange County organizations took in over $170,000 in 2015-16 support. Read more about the local impact here.
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ACTION ALERT ON 2 ITEMS:
NEA FUNDING & US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION REGULATIONS
PLEASE ACT NOW on these two important items:
National Endowment for the Arts has been proposed for an increase by the President, and the increase was approved in the House Interior Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ken Calvert. It is now being considered as part of the larger Interior bill, and it is a critical time to express support. You can do this through a quick & easy e-mail form
U.S. Department of Education has left out "the arts" from the federal education bill. You can easily send a comment using an online form asking them to restore the language. Details
Arts Orange County mourns the passing of longtime OC arts & education champion Marian Bergeson, who has died at age 90. Bergeson was the first woman elected to both the California Assembly and State Senate. She later served as Secretary of Education under Governor Pete Wilson, and as a member of the Orange County Board of Supervisors. OC Register obituary
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