CalArts, LA County Receive $115K in Grants for National Endowment for the Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded nearly $5.2 million to California arts organizations, including California Institute of the Arts and the County of Los Angeles, in its second round of funding for fiscal year 2018.

Federal dollars totaling $5,193,800 will benefit 144 grantees up and down the state.

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2018-05-21T15:20:57-07:00May 21st, 2018|Announcements, Education, News|

New Public Art Piece in Santa Clarita


On THE Chuck Pontius Commuter-Rail Trail

The Santa Clarita City Council is inviting the community to attend the Santa Clarita Cycling Bear unveiling dedication on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. located on the Chuck Pontius Commuter-Rail Trail adjacent to Valencia Boulevard (near the AMPM station […]

2018-05-16T17:23:33-07:00May 16th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, Events, News|

West Ranch Percussion Ensemble Returns Home as World Champions

The 24 members of the West Ranch High School percussion Ensemble will forever be known as world champions as they took home the top prize at the Winter Guard International (WGI) World Championships in Dayton, Ohio, this past weekend.

Nineteen students, led by West Ranch Director of Instrumental Music, Jason Marshall, and percussion Instructors Julio Diaz, […]

2018-04-25T14:03:28-07:00April 25th, 2018|Announcements, Artist Spotlight, News|

2018 Cowboy Festival Road Closure and Parking Details

The 25th Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, presented by Heritage Sierra Medical Group, returns to Old Town Newhall this weekend! Residents are encouraged to be prepared for road closures and plan transportation accordingly from Friday, April 20 to Sunday, April 22.

The 2018 Cowboy Festival, taking place at the William S. Hart Park Event Area on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, […]

2018-04-18T10:26:47-07:00April 18th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, News|

Scholarships Still Available Through Santa Clarita Artists’ Association

An important focus of the Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) is fostering a future in visual art.

SCAA’s mission is to promote art in the Santa Clarita Valley by “Making Visual Art visible.” The association’s community outreach programs help with this endeavor, and are always educational, child friendly and free to the general public. SCAA also […]

2018-04-18T10:22:52-07:00April 18th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, Education, News|

Vendors Sought for Artisan Row Arts and Crafts Show

The 2018 Artisan Row Home Arts & Crafts Show is coming to William S. Hart Regional Park on Saturday and Sunday, May 19-20, and organizers have put out the call to vendors.

The two-day event inside Hart Hall will showcase handmade toys, bed and bath items, an array of fashion accessories both handmade and commercial, fabrics […]

2018-04-18T10:17:06-07:00April 18th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, News|

New West Rides into Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival

Award-winning Western music trio and local favorite New West will ride into Hart Park for four Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival performances on Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and April 22.

Renowned songwriter Mike Fleming, fleet-fingered lead guitarist Raul Reynoso and the incredibly talented bassist Dave Jackson perform music steeped in the West, acoustically, authentically, and with […]

2018-04-16T10:41:09-07:00April 16th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, News|

CalArts Selects Tracie Costantino as Its Next Provost

California Institute of the Arts has selected Tracie Costantino as its next Provost. Costantino comes to CalArts from the Rhode Island School of Design, where she was interim Provost.

“We are excited to have attracted a leader of Tracie’s experience, talent, and knowledge,” said CalArts President Ravi Rajan.

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2018-04-16T10:35:14-07:00April 16th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, News|

City Seeking Donut Themed Artwork to Display in Exhibit at City Hall

The City is seeking art that features, highlights or uses donuts as a design element for an upcoming exhibition titled “Donuts.” This exhibition will be displayed in conjunction with the City’s annual exhibits program in the First Floor Gallery at Santa Clarita City Hall from June 5, 2018 to July 10, 2018.  Artists located in Los […]

2018-04-12T10:59:12-07:00April 12th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, News|

Deadline Extended for Earth Arbor Day “cArt aRt” Competition Entries

Get ready to let your creative juices flow as you take an ordinary trash can and change it into a work of art! The deadline for community members to enter the 2018 Earth Arbor Day “cArt aRt” competition has been extended to April 18, 2018. The competition allows entrants to transform everyday curbside recycling carts into imaginative […]

2018-04-12T10:46:09-07:00April 12th, 2018|Announcements, Around Town, News|