LA Fund Launches 2nd Arts Initiative

The Los Angeles Fund for Public Education, a philanthropy dedicated among other things to bringing arts integration programs to LA area schools, launched the second part of a $4 million public art and arts education fundraising campaign called “Arts Matter” on Tuesday.

John Baldessari’s LA Fund bus design. Source: LAUSD

Twelve city buses, 175 billboards, and 271 additional spaces across Los Angeles will be feature public works of art to raise awareness of the LA Fund’s push to make arts a core part of LA students’ education.

Monica Garcia and Mayor Villaraigosa at the LA Fund unveiling. Source: LAUSD

Billboards across the city will also feature inspirational messages from local entertainment and education leaders, including Tom Cruise, Mayor Villaraigosa, and LAUSD Board President Monica Garcia.