RESOURCES FOR PEOPLE WORKING IN THE ARTS
National Endowment for the Arts
Sacramento Mediation Center
The California Arts Council was established in January 1976 to encourage artistic awareness, participation, and expression; to help independent local groups develop their own arts programs; to promote the employment of artists and those skilled in crafts in both the public and private sector; to provide for the exhibition of art works in public buildings throughout California; and to enlist the aid of all state agencies in the task of ensuring the fullest expression of our artistic potential.
Local Arts Agencies in California
ARTS ADVOCACY ALLIES:
Arts for LA
Increasing support for the arts in Los Angeles County.
California Council for the Humanities
Strengthening communities by creating, sponsoring and promoting change.
Alliance for California Traditional Arts (ACTA) cultivates the growth of traditional arts and culture through stewardship in tending and nurturing California's unique cultural landscape; services to artists; and connecting people, resources and information.
Arts and Disabilities Network
Association of California Symphony Orchestras (ACSO)
California Alliance for Arts Education (CAAE) promotes, supports,and advocates visual and performing arts education for preschool through post-secondary students in California schools.
California Arts Advocates (CAA) is a membership organization representing artists, arts organizations and Californians who support the Arts.
Sacramento Arts Advocate is a nonprofit endeavor to raise public interest in the vital cultural, educational and economic role of the arts in our communities and to engage residents of the greater Sacramento region in advocating for the arts.
California Asian American Pacific Islander Arts Network (CAAPIAN)
California Association of Museums (CAM) assists its members in fulfilling their missions as educational and research institutions that interpret and preserve art and cultural and scientific artifacts for public benefit
California Indian Basketweavers Association (CIBA) The purpose of the Association is to preserve, promote and perpetuate California Indian basketweaving traditions
California Presenters (CP)
Latino Arts Network (LAN)
Pilipino Artists Network (PAN) Los Angeles-based Fil-Am Arts, the Association for the Advancement of Filipino American Artsa non-profit, 501 C3 organizationaims to present, promote, produce and preserve the rich and diverse arts and culture of the Philippines and Filipino people.