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DCA Grant Opportunities 2023

September 1
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2023 Grants Application Schedule

Cultural Grant Program

July 2023
Grant RFP open to LA-Co-based nonprofit orgs proposing range of arts and cultural services

Call for Grant Review Panelists

September 2023
Open Call — RFQ open to artists, arts administrators, cultural event producers, and other local community members interested in participating in the peer review panel process to review grant proposals

Neighborhood Engagement Artist Residency (NEAR) Grant Program

September 2023
Grant RFP open to individual artists living in LA Co proposing multi-week community-focused residencies/public presentations in neighborhoods throughout LA City

Creative Opportunities-Optimizing Promise (CO-OP) Grant Program

September 2023
Grant RFP open to individual artists living in LA Co and nonprofit social-justice organizations proposing artist-led, multi-week arts residencies/public presentations in South LA Promise Zone (same RFP as NEAR program)

City of LA Individual Master Artist Project (COLA-IMAP) Grant Program

September 2023
Grant RFP open to mid-career literary, performing, and visual artists living in LA Co

Listing Current Year Grantees on the GAD Page

October 2023
Posting of DCA grantees on https://culturela.org/current-grantees/ once contracting has been completed

Public Space Activation Fund (PSAF)

October 2023
Grant RFP open to a range of LA-based organizations, individuals, neighborhood businesses, other community stakeholders (note: specific program categories dependent on budget)

Arts Workforce Empowerment (AWE) Grant Program

December 2023
Supplementary grant RFP open to mid-sized nonprofit organizations with current service contracts through the Cultural Grant Program


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June 5 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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New Abstracts: Recent Acquisitions

New Abstracts showcases an expansive range of practices constituting abstract art today. Many artists working with abstract vocabularies today interrogates not only the possibilities of color, material, gesture, and form, but also the potential for injecting abstract art with political, spiritual, or personal meaning. Featured artists include Peter Bradley and Jade Fadojutimi. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hammer Museum, UCLA, 10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States

Rita McBride: Particulates

The Hammer’s new bank gallery opens with Particulates, an installation by Rita McBride that is part of the Hammer Contemporary Collection. Inspired by time travel, the principles of light and space, and quantum physics, this monumental yet ethereal sculpture is a conjunction of water molecules, surfactant compounds, and the beams of high-intensity lasers that materialize as they interact with particulates of mist emitted into the space. Particulates exchanges gravity, a core element in sculpture, for the potential of infinitely traversable…

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

Women Defining Women In Contemporary Art of the Middle East and Beyond

This exhibition presents 75 works by women artists born or living in what can broadly be termed Islamic societies. Largely perceived as voiceless and invisible, they are neither. Each through her unique vision is fashioning not only her own definition of self but also helping to redefine and empower women everywhere and to challenge still-persistent stereotypes. Their art depicts a breadth of inventively and often ideologically conceived women’s imagery, bearing witness to rapidly shifting political developments and often accelerated social…

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Grammy Museum, 800 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite A 245
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States
$12 – $18

The Power of a Song – A Songwriters Hall of Fame Exhibit

Through artifact displays, an original film, and interactive experiences, The Power of Song: A Songwriters Hall of Fame Exhibit, examines the songwriter’s creative process, tells the stories of great songwriters – all of whom are Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees or special award recipients – and digs deep into the celebrated compositional works that make up the American music treasury.   Wednesdays through Mondays, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States

Angelic Troublemakers Exhibition

Angelic Troublemakers is an exhibition of digital drawings and photographs relating to the theme of LGBTQIA+ Pride at the West Hollywood Library. “We need in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers.” – Bayard Rustin. Mondays – Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sundays, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

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