Shasta County California Arts Council
 

Our commitment as an organization is to promote the arts and public interest in the arts, to provide assistance and services to arts organizations, institutions and individuals, and to significantly enhance the impact of the arts and arts education on the quality of life in Shasta County.

The Shasta County Arts Council provides accessibility to the Arts for all through

• Low-cost or free ticket prices to events, performances and exhibitions at Old City Hall
• Low-cost classes and workshops
• Free access to arts information through SCAC's in-house reference library and online website (www.shastaartscouncil.org) The Shasta County Arts Council provides afford-able support services to local Artists, Arts groups and community organizations through
• Low rental fees for the use of Old City Hall and affiliations
• Low commissions on sales of artwork through the SCAC Gallery Store and Gallery Exhibitions
• Umbrella services for local (start-up) Arts organizations seeking non-profit status
• Discounts on facility use fees, tickets and gallery purchases for SCAC members The Shasta County Arts Council pro-vides economic opportunities for Artists, Arts organizations, and community members through
• Online Artist Referral Service link-ing Artists with their communities (
www.shastaartscouncil.org/referral)
• Advocacy and Education on behalf of Artists’ right to be paid
• Business Workshops for Artists
• Booking and promotional opportunities
• Exhibition, performance, and teaching opportunities The Shasta County Arts Council supports Arts in Education for all community members through
• Subsidized bus fares to performances and exhibitions for students attending private, public, and charter schools
• After-school Artist Residencies (grant supported)
• Scholarships for graduating seniors continuing their education in the Arts after high school
• Scholarships for students attending the California Summer School for the Arts The Shasta County Arts Council believes in community collaborations
• K.A.R.E (Kid's Arts Recreation Education) brings the Arts to children and seniors living in transitional housing. A collaboration with Northern Valley Catholic Social Services
• The Power is Yours Poster Contest and FOCUS Film Festival collaborations with Far Northern Regional Center
• VIVA Downtown’s Annual Beer and Wine Festival
• Open Studios Tour collaboration with Turtle Bay Exploration Park
• New Library Now public art collaboration As a high school intern at SCAC, an at-risk student was encouraged to pursue his interest in graphic arts. At the age of 19, he earned an MTV award for his work on a Red Hot Chili Peppers Video. By the age of 20, he was designing for the Xbox. A local write self-publishes her children’s book. Several years later, a New York agent finds the writer through SCAC’s online Artist Referral page. The book is now being optioned for a movie.
Information Link: Shasta County Arts Council
 

 
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