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Berkeley Civic Arts Program

The Civic Arts Program administers and develops projects which accomplish the mission of the Civic Arts Commission, which advises the City Council on all matters affecting the beauty and culture of the city. 

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  Current Civic Arts Updates  
 

 New Announcement:   

 

North Berkeley Senior Center Public Art Proposals


   
 

Grant Review Panel 

 
 The Civic Arts Program is seeking panelists to serve on our grants review panels for Fiscal Year 2019/2020 for Berkeley-based arts organizations, individual artists and festivals and cultural events taking place in Berkeley. For more information and to apply:
 
 

Civic Arts Grants for Fiscal Year 2019/2020 


Funding for Arts Organizations, Individual Artist Projects and Festivals 

Applications open February 11 – April 25, 2019

Application Workshops at Tarea Hall Pittman South Library Branch for: 

Festivals on March 5, 6 – 8 PM 

Arts Organizations & Individual Artists on March 12, 6 – 8 PM

More information and Grant Applications 

  

 

DOWNTOWN BERKELEY PLAZA 

 
Starting on Friday, January 18 and running through April 17, 2019, the downtown BART plaza will feature a new immersive sound installation called “The City, The Block, A Village Amongst Us…” by sound designer, composer and recording engineer Gregory Robinson. 


      Reports and Studies       

   Civic Arts Contract Forms  

 

 



 
 Civic Arts Commission 

Arts and Culture Plan  

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Agendas and Minutes                                        

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Arts and Culture Plan Updates 2017-18    

 Public Art Program 

 
          Public Art on Private Development Program 

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West Berkeley Library  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Civic Arts Grants

 
          Arts As Economic Development   

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City Hall   


Mayors Innovation Project Presentation    

 

 

 

 

 


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To view information on the nationally-acclaimed Romare Bearden mural commissioned by the City of Berkeley and displayed in the Council Chambers for 30 years, please visit the 
 Romare Bearden page on the city website.  


Romare Bearden
Berkeley--The City and Its People, 1973
collage of various papers with paint, ink, and graphite on seven fiberboard panels 


 

   





 

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