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We are excited to welcome Nestor Guerrero to the ACTA team as the Sounds of California Archives and Media Intern based in Los Angeles! Nestor will be working with our LA team on our Sounds of California: Boyle Heights program, assisting…
In light of the recent manifestations of movements around police reform and the global conversation on how we can dismantle white supremacy in all our institutions, the Alliance for California Traditional Arts calls on our supporters and constituents to support policy campaigns that reallocate funding to…
Zakarya and Naomi Diouf of Oakland and Hugo Morales of Fresno Honored
ACTA Stands in Defense of Black Lives
At ACTA we believe that social distance doesn’t have to mean social isolation. That’s why we have introduced a new series of live videos we are calling Shelter Together, bringing you LIVE performances, demonstrations, and words of wisdom from traditional artists across California on our social media channels!…
In an effort to support traditional artists and organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting loss of bookings, programming, and income, ACTA has compiled a shortlist of funding and readiness resources. This page will be updated as new funding and support resources become available.
Exploring Traditional Arts + Health
February 27, 2020

SaludArte

Building Health Equity on the Bedrock of Traditional Arts and Culture
Sixteen artist pairs awarded
41 organizations recognized statewide
Marcella Lopez-Schmidt Joins the Fresno Office
November 25, 2019

ACTA in San Diego

Gathering with artists and friends in Logan Heights