Patty - Patrick Kennelly - Still 6   Ruppersberg - Reading   Lionel Popkin - Ruth Doesn't Live Here Anymore - John Altdorfer
Art and culture form a significant part of the daily life of Santa Monica. The Cultural Affairs Division offers four grant programs to support a healthy arts and culture ecosystem for residents and visitors.
The City directly supports its core arts organizations with the Organizational Support Program (OSP), funds cultural programs through the Community Access & Participation (CAP) program and provides grants to individual artists living or working within City limits through the new Santa Monica Artist FellowshipsArts Transportation Grants provide support to Santa Monica schools and nonprofits for transportation to and from cultural activities, with funds provided by the L.A. County Prop A Local Return program.

Anthony Friedkin, Tim Miller, 18th St. Arts Complex(1)

GRANTS CALENDAR (Check applications for actual deadline dates.)
  Applications Available   Application Due
Community Access and Participation   February   April
Artist Fellowship   December   February
Arts Transportation Grants   September-mid November   ongoing, September-mid November
Organizational Support Program    February 2015    March 23, 2015






Patrick Kennelly, Patty: The Revival, 2012, photo by Trevor Baker; Allen Ruppersberg, Reading Standing Up, 2004, photo courtesy Margo Leavin Gallery; Lionel Popkin, Ruth Doesn't Live Here Anymore, 2013, photo by John Altdorfer
Anthony FriedkinTim Miller, 1989; Ann ThiermannHistory of the Pico Neighborhood, 1983;  
Last updated: 2/26/2015
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