Archive | July, 2016

Creative Community Projects in Lincoln

6 Jul

The Tacoma Arts Commission is offering a free workshop and $500-$5,000 grants for creative community projects in the Lincoln District. Any Tacoma resident with a creative idea for a community project is welcome to attend the workshop and apply for the grant, including neighborhood activists, teachers, creative professionals in the arts (visual artists, filmmakers, designers, performers, musicians, etc.), do-it-yourself entrepreneurs, storytellers, and practitioners of folk art, outsider art, healing arts, culinary arts, martial arts, or gardening arts.

The workshop will be held Saturday, July 30, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Lincoln District Project Office (750 S. 38th St. in Tacoma) Tacoma Pierce County Health Department Auditorium, 3629 S D St, Tacoma, WA 98418. Workshop attendees will learn more about community engagement and creative projects, see inspiring examples, take a neighborhood walk, meet possible collaborators, and participate in brainstorming sessions for their own projects. Lunch will be served.

RSVP to Asia Tail at atail@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 591-5206 for the workshop. Grant applications are due by 4 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. More information on this opportunity is available at cityoftacoma.org/artsopps.  More information about the Lincoln Neighborhood Revitalization Project is available at cityoftacoma.org/lincoln.

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