"The LA Fund's #ArtsMatter campaign reminds us that exposure to the arts is
essential for any truly meaningful education. The arts give us a deeper understanding of
our world and of ourselves. We must fight to keep them alive and well in our public schools.”
Starting today, Los Angelenos will catch a glimpse of the newest artwork from famed street artist Shepard Fairey. This time, the artist isn't promoting a political candidate or drawing attention to a social movement. Click here to read more.
The Los Angeles Fund for Public Education hosted a star-studded event at the Grove shopping mall Tuesday with an unusually large guest: an MTA bus covered in artwork from street artist Shepard Fairey. Click here to read more.
After five years of deep budget cuts in arts education, L.A. Unified is poised to inject music, dance, visual arts and theater into core academic subjects under a five-year plan unveiled Thursday. The Arts Education and Creative Cultural Network Plan will restore at least $13.5 million to arts education by 2017, bringing funding levels back to the $32 million spent five years ago. Click here to read more.
Arts education advocates are dusting off their dancing shoes in Los Angeles Unified. The school district will begin restoring art, music, dance, and theater curriculum in classrooms after years of devastating cuts with a $750,000 grant from the Los Angeles Fund for Public Education. Click here to read more.
Los Angeles Unified can begin reviving arts programs decimated by five years of budget cuts with a three-year, $750,000 grant from the nonprofit Los Angeles Fund for Public Education, officials said Thursday. Click here to read more.
Learn Civil War history by performing a play? Study fractions through exploration of musical scores?
After five years of brutal cuts in arts education, Los Angeles Unified is gearing up to bring more music, dance, theater and visual arts into core academic classes under a three-year, $750,000 initiative to be announced Thursday by the Los Angeles nonprofit group funding the effort. Click here for more.
Shepard Fairey’s new piece of art could soon be driving by you on the L.A. streets.
The Los Angeles Fund for Public Education on Tuesday unveiled its latest addition to its #ArtsMatter public art project, a bold graphic by Fairey that will be splashed across six city buses and hundreds of billboards for the next four weeks.
Titled “Create Your Future,” the piece is the third and final installment of L.A. Fund’s campaign to spread the word about the importance of creativity in education. (Barbara Kruger and John Baldessari also had their art aboard Metro buses.) Click here to read more.
What happens when you do your art on Metro transit property? If you’re a “lesser” artist, you’re targeted by authorities, fined and even sometimes jailed, which is what happened to Revok in 2011 when his probation was, yes, essentially revoked. Click here to read more.
Los Angeles Unified on Tuesday unveiled its final public arts project under a recent campaign -- a bold graphic by contemporary artist Shepard Fairey that will be displayed on bus wraps and hundreds of billboards promoting the importance of creativity in education. Click here to read more.