City of Pasadena Arts and Culture Commission and the Division of Cultural Affairs
03/15/21 5:00 PM Receipt
Grants of $500 to California individual artists and arts and culture organizations in eligible areas for the opportunity to participate in a local virtual arts event. Applicants must contact an event partner prior to applying. Funding is intended to allow smaller arts and culture organizations, arts and culture organizations that do not have facilities; independent, non-commercial galleries, ensembles, and artists who live, work, or lease property in Pasadena, to offset the cost of participating in the Virtual ArtNight event.
ArtNight Pasadena is an ongoing partnership between local cultural institutions and the City of Pasadena. Twice each year, many of the City’s nonprofit arts and cultural institutions open on a Friday night to provide a variety of art, culture, and music – free-of-charge – to the public. The primary purpose of ArtNight is to introduce audiences to and build membership for Pasadena’s arts and culture organizations.
Because COVID-19 social distancing requirements continue, the City is coordinating another Virtual ArtNight and seeking participation by Pasadena-based, nonprofit arts and culture organizations, arts organizations without venues, independent non-commercial galleries, ensembles and individual artists.
After 42 successful events, ArtNight continues to be one of Southern California’s most popular events. ArtNight patrons have come to expect excellent performances and diverse programming. Music, dance, spoken word, theater, performance art, visual art exhibits, art workshops, and storytelling are among the many eligible art forms that have received MiniGrants.
The Arts and Culture Commission is seeking individual artists and organizations of all sizes and disciplines to reflect the robust cultural life of Pasadena by participating in Virtual ArtNight.
MiniGrant recipients must provide a letter of support from an ArtNight Partner (identified art or cultural venue host sites). ArtNight Partners include: A Room to Create Pasadena, Armory Center for the Arts; Art Center College of Art and Design; artWORKS Teen Center; Boston Court Pasadena; California Art Club; City Hall; Light Bringer Project; Lineage Performing Arts Center; MUSE/IQUE; Parson’s Nose, Pasadena Central Library; Pasadena City College; Pasadena Conservatory of Music; Pasadena Museum of History; Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena Unified School District; Red Hen Press; Shumei Arts Council; Side Street Projects; USC Pacific Asia Museum.
Courtesy of Cultural Affairs all MiniGrant recipients will be:
GrantWatch ID#: 139010
Virtual Event Date: Friday, April 16, 2021, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit applications and direct questions to:
Jayme Filippini, ArtNight Coordinator
City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division
USA: California: Pasadena
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