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27 Community Art Projects Funded by the Tacoma Arts Commission
The Tacoma Arts Commission recently awarded $138,000 in Community Arts Projects funding to 27 Tacoma organizations, groups, and businesses in support of 2023 public outreach projects in the fields of culture, dance, film, literary, music, performing, visual, and cross-disciplinary arts.
"We're proud of the breadth of artistic genres represented and excited to see the impact the selected projects will have for ensuring access to high quality arts and cultural activities across a range of communities and Tacoma neighborhoods." said Tacoma Arts Commission Chair Michael Kula.
Funded projects include the production of six cultural and arts festivals, four hands-on visual arts workshops, three music and performing arts series, two murals, two sound art projects, two video productions, two youth education programs, one community engagement project, one cultural dance party series, one dance performance series, one film festival, one literary arts publication and workshop, and one visual art exhibit.
Funding was awarded as follows:
The Community Arts Projects funding program financially supports organizations and groups producing arts-focused community projects that are inclusive, accessible, and/or address equity issues. Community Arts Projects is one of two funding programs administered by the Tacoma Arts Commission. For a complete listing of funding programs and information about the Tacoma Arts Commission, visit cityoftacoma.org/fundinghttp://www.cityoftacoma.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=1660.
NAOMI STROM-AVILA (she/her)
Funding & Cultural Programs Manager
Office of Arts & Cultural Vitality
Office of Arts & Cultural Vitalityhttp://www.cityoftacoma.org/arts | Tacoma Createshttp://www.tacomacreates.org/