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San Diego Now generates approx.. $1.1 BILLION in Arts and Cultures revenues

SAN DIEGO ARTS & CULTURE FACT SHEET – Smart to Invest in the Arts San Diego Now generates approx.. $1.1 BILLION in Arts and Cultures revenues Industry leaders from Fortune 500 companies, and the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) judged San Diego to be the only North American city worthy of the Business Destinations […]

New Large Art events in North County

Has anyone else noticed how the art world in San Diego County is slowly moving northward.  Of course, we have a major museum (OMA) and a major performing art center (CCAE).  Now Art San Diego is held in Del Mar after all those years in Balboa Park and the people that bring you Mission Federal Art […]

New Ways to Accomplish Social Change

  EmcArts is pleased to shareit’s newest published article on the intersection of artistic practice and community change, which appears in the Fall 2017 edition of the Grantmakers in the Arts Reader. The article, “The Artistry of Systemic Change: New Roles Emerging for Teaching Artists – New Ways to Accomplish Social Change” is written by EmcArts President Richard Evans, along […]

30th Anniversary NCPC Volunteer Awards Luncheon presented by Tri-City Medical Center

30th Anniversary NCPC Volunteer Awards Luncheon presented by Tri-City Medical Center

November 2 @ 10:30 Am – 2:00 Pm Please join us as we honor men and women from 81 organizations who give their time, treasure and talent to help others in North County. Special presentations include: Corporate Philanthropy Award HARRAH’S RESORT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Spirit of Carol Sigelman Award DON STUMP Robert Krejci Standard of Excellence Award GIGI GLEASON […]

National Arts & Humanities Month

October is National Arts & Humanities Month (NAHM)—a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of culture in America. NAHM was launched by Americans for the Arts 30 years ago as National Arts Week in honor of the twentieth anniversary of the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1993, it was reestablished by Americans for the […]

Tax Reform and the Charitable Deduction

Republican Congressional leaders released their long-awaited tax reform framework which could have a negative impact on charitable giving. We know that Arts Action Fund members care deeply about fully preserving the charitable tax deduction incentive since nonprofit arts organizations rely on donations made by individual taxpayers for approximately 25 percent of their budgets. Please read […]

Action Alert: Possible Repeal of Historic Tax Credits for Historic Preservation​

Action Alert: Possible Repeal of Historic Tax Credits for Historic Preservation​ Your support is needed: Let Congress know that you want to save the Historic Tax Credit. The Federal Historic Tax Credit (HTC) is under threat of elimination or curtailment during current tax reform discussions. Between 2002-2016, the rehabilitation of 169 historic buildings in California—with $468M […]

The Arts Mean Business

Op-Ed Article By Jerry Kern, Councilperson, City of Oceanside Most people don’t think of me as an “artsy” type of guy, despite my wife’s best efforts. However, I do appreciate and understand the arts from an economic perspective. From revitalizing neighborhoods to attracting tourists, the creative arts have a long-standing history in economic development. They […]

Who Benefits from Arts and Cultural Districts?

By Erinn Roos-Brown, Blogging Fellow June 13, 2013 Many arts districts are centers of economic development. But who benefits more from these cultural hubs — the arts community or local government? The Paseo in Oklahoma City is one example of the many arts and cultural districts contributing to economic development in urban centers. Is there […]