Friday, March 14, 2013 6 pm - 10 pmSpring ArtNight MiniGrant OpportunityArtNight Pasadena, sponsored by the City of Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission and the Division of Cultural Affairs, is an ongoing partnership between local cultural institutions and the City of Pasadena. On March 14, 2014, 18 arts and culture institutions will open, free-of-charge, for the evening to provide a variety of art, culture, and music. Free shuttles will transport the public to the different participating organizations from 6 pm to 10 pm. The Arts & Culture Commission is seeking individual artists and organizations of all sizes and disciplines to reflect the robust cultural life of Pasadena by participating in ArtNight. MiniGrants of $500 each are offered to smaller arts and culture organizations; arts and culture organizations without facilities; independent, non-commercial galleries; ensembles; and individual artists, to offset the cost of participating in the Spring ArtNight event. Awards are contingent upon available funds and host site commitment. Organizations, ensembles and groups that are based in Pasadena will receive preference over those applicants not based in Pasadena. MiniGrant recipients must perform at and partner with one of the identified art or cultural venue hostsites; venue will approve the MiniGrant(s) at its site; grantees should contact venues directly to arrange. Please see the application for more details.DEADLINE: January 13, 2014, 4:00 pm
Spring 2014 Mini Grant Application
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