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For the 23rd year of the program, 24 new pairs were awarded
Le damos la bienvenida a César Castro, nuevo coordinador de programas de ACTA
An ACTA Intern’s First Steps into the World and Work of Folk and Traditional Arts
An artist-ambassador from Bahia to the Bay Area
The ACTA board and staff are pleased to welcome Chike C. Nwoffiah as our new Board President. Photo: Janet Tavares Chike C. Nwoffiah is an educator, arts administrator and advocate, and a founding board member of the Alliance for California Traditional Arts. After twelve successful years…
30 organizations across the San Francisco Bay Area
For the 22nd year of the program, 21 new pairs were awarded
Bay Area Tibetan opera singer receives our nation's highest honor in the traditional arts
Remembering a beloved artist, educator, and cultural leader
Words from the Ukrainian Art Center of Los Angeles
February 23, 2022

Mothership Connection

Tuning in with The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol
ACTA made 17 awards through the Sankofa Fund for Cultural Preservation in a new program supported by the San Francisco Arts Commission. The Sankofa Initiative is a re-granting program of the San Francisco Arts Commission’s Arts Impact Endowment to support the healing and creativity…