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ABOUTFACE VIRTUAL 2021 CLASS SCHEDULE

NOW CLOSED January 9, 16, and 23 FULL 

OPEN April 3, 10, and 17

OPEN May 1, 8, and 15

The Arts and Culture Commission is excited to be working with Veterans in Contra Costa County and offering a series of FREE self-portrait painting classes as a way of saying "Thank you for your service." Funding provided by the California Arts Council’s Veterans in the Arts program and Contra Costa County.

• No art experience required.

• All painting materials and technical assistance will be provided!

• Email staff@ac5.cccounty.us for program updates and class information

• Virtual workshops will follow Contra Costa County protocols to keep instructors and veterans safe.

REGISTER for FREE virtual classes here:

https://forms.gle/eKjUohd9E61GBuYc6

Need help filling out application?  We're here to help! 

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The Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County in partnership with the California Arts Council, National Endowments for the Arts, and Poetry Foundation proudly supports Poetry Out Loud (POL), a national recitation contest open to high school students. Poetry Out Loud generates a love of poetry, helps students master public speaking, and builds self-confidence.

The program is open to all Contra Costa County high schools and organizations that work with grades 9-12 (homeschoolers can also participate).

Interested in participating in a virtual POETRY OUT LOUD starting in December? 

Fill out form here: https://forms.gle/x1AFVf9oraNuGEsbA

Larger LACOG Grantees!

CONGRATULATIONS 

2020-21 LACOG GRANTEES! 

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THE QUINAN STREET PROJECT

About LACOG: In partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the California Arts Council (CAC) awarded the Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County a grant as part of the 2020 State-Local Partner Cares Relief Fund. The Commission will administer a sub-grant program (LACOG) to fund general operating support, and/or project-based support to local arts and cultural organizations serving communities of color disproportionately affected by COVID-19. LACOG awardees are paired with commissioners to receive one-on-one guidance and support. 

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Virtual Arts Café

Be inspired by Contra Costa County high school student artworks!

Visit: Student Art Exhibit

Information: Arts Café 

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