Center for Cultural Innovation
knowledge + networks + financial independence for artists
CENTER FOR CULTURAL INNOVATION promotes KNOWLEDGE SHARING, networking and financial independence for individual artists and creative entrepreneurs by providing business training, grants and INCUBATING INNOVATIVE PROJECTS that create new program knowledge, tools and practices for artists in the field.


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Announcement of CCI's New Interim President & CEO

The Center for Cultural Innovation is pleased to announce that Angie Kim is our new Interim President and CEO as of July 15, 2014. She has been a board member of CCI since 2009 and recently stepped down as Board Chair to assume this position. She succeeds Cora Mirikitani who became CCI’s founding President and CEO in 2006. For a full description, please click below.


ARC 2014 Final Round Grantees Announced

The Center for Cultural Innovation is pleased to announce the fourteen Los Angeles County artists who are recipients of the final round of the Artists' Resource for Completion (ARC) Grants. 


Investing in Artists 2014 Performing and Media Arts Round Grantees Announced

Twenty-four California artists were announced as recipients of Investing in Artists 2014 Performing and Media Arts round grants.





Show Me the Money!

If only it were that easy. At CCI, we understand that whether you are well established or just starting out, all artists need access to financial resources.



Click here to learn about the Creative Capacity Fund.



Professional Development Workshops for Artists

New Fall Workshops! 

Ready to take your arts business to the next level? Check out our Fall Workshops for LA and San Francisco below, sign up, and start getting the business and management skills you need to grow in your artistic career!

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The Business of Art - Los Angeles
Begins September 17

CCI’s signature program, the Business of Art™, is specifically designed to enhance the business skills of artists and creative entrepreneurs. As a Business of Art™ student, you will learn key skills that will provide you with the knowledge and resources to help advance your art career, develop your ideas, and increase your financial independence. Over five weeks, you will learn key concepts involved in goal-setting, marketing and self-promotion, money management, legal issues, strategic planning and project financing. 

> Learn More and Register Here!


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