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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.   

Bearden large          Romare Bearden, “Berkeley--The City and Its People” (1973)

 

CURRENT CIVIC ARTS UPDATES  


CIVIC ARTS GRANTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019/2020

Funding for Arts Organizations, Individual Artists Projects and Festivals
Applications open February 11, 2019. Deadline 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

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.
More information and application  

DOWNTOWN BERKELEY PLAZA
Running from April 18 through July 17, 2019, the downtown BART plaza will feature a new immersive sound installation called "Berkeley Rain" by composer and sound artist Edmund J. Campion. “Berkeley Rain” is a site specific music composition and sound installation created for the Berkeley BART Plaza.  

CIVIC CENTER ART EXHIBITION
The opening reception for the Civic Center Art Exhibition 2019-2020 in collaboration with Kala Art Institute is on Friday March 1, 2019, 4:00-5:30 p.m. Welcoming remarks by the Honorable Mayor Jesse Arreguin will be followed by refreshments and tours of the art.
More information on the exhibition

NORTH BERKELEY SENIOR CENTER PUBLIC ART PROJECT
The North Berkeley Senior Center will be undergoing renovations. Through T1 Bond funding there will be new art at the entrance of the Senior Center to beautify the space and make it welcoming.
North Berkeley Senior Center Public Art Project updates  

OTHER PROGRAM INFORMATION

Reports and Studies
Civic Arts Contract Forms
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Civic Arts Commission 

Agendas and Minutes                                         

 
Osteraas 

Arts and Culture Plan  

Arts and Culture Plan Updates 2017-18  

  

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Public Art Program 

Berkeley's Public Art Guidelines      

Recent Projects      

  

West Berkeley Library

Public Art on Private Development Program 

Factsheet    

       
       
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Civic Arts Grant 

City Hall 

Arts As Economic Development   

Mayors Innovation Project Presentation          



 

 

 

 

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