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Cultured Cocktails with Art Launch

A portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5pm-8pm happy hour will go to support Art Launch.

When:
Sep 27, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Thursday Time & Price:
5 PM - 8 PM, Free
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Cultured Cocktails with Bagatelle

A portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5pm-8pm happy hour will go to support Bagatelle

Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, September 20th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00 PM -8:00 PM happy hour will go to support Bagatelle and Good Hope Films. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the Bagatelle team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the organization, so don't be shy, raise a glass (or three) while raising funds for your creative community.


About Bagatelle
Bagatelle is a film produced by Good Hope Films. 

Summary: While on tour in a foreign country, a struggling cellist ditches her musical career to attempt a marriage with a wealthy farmer. The story is inspired and is loosely based on 'Ionych', a story by Anton Chekhov.

About Good Hope Films, LLC
Founded in 2008 in Houston, Texas, Good Hope Films is dedicated to socially conscious entertainment with a cross-cultural reach and international scope. Over the years the documentaries it has produced or co-produced with partners such as WWF and Austin Film Studios have screened at festivals worldwide. Its recent foray into animation produced a feature that is being successfully distributed across multiple platforms in the United States. The company’s television clients include Voice of America, Channel 1 (Russia), and REN (Russia). Currently Good Hope Films has a slate of four films in various stages of production.

About Fresh Arts’ Cultured Cocktails:
Fresh Arts' Cultured Cocktails at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar (located at 307 Fairview St. near the corner of Taft St.) is a weekly community building fundraiser in celebration of the arts. Participating groups receive 10% of all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour. Since its inception in 2008 the program has raised nearly $110,000 for Houston Area artists and arts organizations. Fresh Arts' Cultured Cocktails program is generously sponsored by Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar.

Fresh Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to strengthening the sustainability and vibrancy of Houston's arts sector by bolstering the capacity and professional practice of artists and arts organizations and enhancing the public's engagement with the arts.
When:
Sep 20, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Thursday Time & Price:
5 PM - 8 PM, Free
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HAA: Support for Organizations I & II

Workshop Seminar!

For four hours, the grants team for the Houston Arts Alliance will be available to answer any questions or concerns you have regarding the Support for Organizations application process. No appointment necessary. come when you can . See you there!

While this event is free, you can secure your spot by registering here: https://houstonartsalliance.wufoo.com/forms/s6w82gk0pnr7x9/

Due Date: Aug 8, 2018
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Grant: Craft Emergency Relief Fund!

Submissions have re-opened!

Have you and artist you know experienced a recent, career threatening emergency, such as an illness, accident, fire or natural disaster?

CERF+ emergency assistance includes grants and/or brokered assistance, such as booth fee waivers and discounts or donations on supplies and equipment.

Artists interested in CERF+ emergency assistance must first complete an inquiry form. If it is determined that you may be eligible for assistance, you will be invited to apply for assistance. Before filling out an emergency assistance inquiry form, carefully read through the eligibility criteria and supporting documentation requirements.


THIS EMERGENCY GRANT HAS A ROLLING DEADLINE.


APPLY HERE: https://cerfplus.org/get-relief/apply-for-help/craft-emergency-relief-fu...

Due Date: Dec 31, 2018
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Retablos 31: CALL FOR ARTISTS!

Hosted by MECA
MECA is pleased to announce Retablos31 - an annual silent auction fundraiser and exhibition of retablos celebrating the tradition of devotional painting, presented in collaboration with Lawndale Art Center. For this exhibition MECA invites artists from the Houston community to create original works of art following the tradition of devotional retablo making.

Retablos31 Exhibition Dates:
Monday, October 15, 2018 - Friday, November 2, 2018

Retablos31 Silent Auction & Closing Party:
Thursday, November 2, 2018 | 7-11 PM

The theme of Retablos31 is promesas cumplidas (promises kept); promesas pedidas (promises made); devotional to a loved one (devocional a un ser amado), saint (a un santo), higher power (a un poder superior); and healing (sanación).

MECA will distribute 200 tins on a first-come, first-serve basis - one tin per artist. Participating artists MUST be present to pick up tin material in person.

Silent auction bidding of the completed retablos begins at the artist’s designated minimum starting bid. $150 is the maximum starting bid. Bidding on each item will increase by minimum increments of $25.

Participating artists will be offered 50% of the proceeds from the sale of their retablo in the Silent Auction, which will take place on Friday, November 2nd  — Dia de los Muertos — and will receive a complimentary ticket to the event.

RETABLO REQUIREMENTS
Participating artists receive tin material distributed by MECA to start with and agree to observe the established theme with the following restrictions:


  • Each work must incorporate the metal issued by MECA (other materials may be added, but tins may not be substituted and will not be accepted.)

  • Maximum finished size: 11" x 13" x 5" deep. Please take note of this!

  • Finished artworks must be submitted ready to hang from the wall (all necessary hardware needed to install the artwork must be included). L nails can be provided by MECA for works using only the surface of the provided metal.


MECA will not display artwork which does not met all stated conditions or lacks sufficient structural integrity for exhibition and sale.

Retablo Tin Pick up
Friday, August 17, 2018 | 11 AM - 4 PM
Saturday, August 18, 2018 | 11 AM - 4 PM

Finished Retablo Delivery:
DEADLINE: September 29 - October 1, 2018 | 11 AM - 4 PM  


Due Date: Oct 1, 2018
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Honey Art Cafe

Address:
3516 South Shepherd Dr
77098 Houston , TX
United States
Texas US
Telephone:
832-582-0672
Hours:

Mon Closed
Tues 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Wed-Thu     2:00pm - 11:00pm
Fri 2:00pm - 12:00am
Sat 11:00am - 12:00am
Sun Noon - 10:00pm


Honey Art Cafe serves in-house desserts and beverages while also offering art classes and art supplies for their patrons. 



Arts District Box Project




The Arts District Box Project highlights the colorful, urban community situated in the city center along Washington Avenue.  The District includes creative businesses, restaurants, artist studios, reimagined industrial building, historic architecture and is home to the highest concentration of working artists in the state.  Twenty-four artists were selected to create boxes around the theme of affordable studio space using discarded material as a way to collect surveys from visitors at 24 locations within the district.


Next time you’re in the area, visit one or more of the locations below and tell us what brings you to the Washington Avenue Arts District and what more you would like to see!




Box Locations:

1. Aquarium by Jessica "Jexxi" Padilla

Jerry's Artarama, 2201 Taylor St, Houston, TX 77001

2. Untitled by Sarah Luna

Empower Fitness, 1005 Sawyer St, Houston, TX 77007

3. Where More is Not Necessarily More. by Tracey Meyer

Avenue CDC, 2505 Washington Ave #400, Houston, TX 77007

4. Symbiosis by HANSDOTTIR

Meek Studio & Gallery, 1903 Spring St, Houston, TX 77007

5. Pajarito by Elizabeth Umanzor

Spring Street Studios, 1824 Spring St, Houston, TX 77007

6. Untitled by Samar Babar

CrossFit H-Town, 1919 Silver St, Houston, TX 77007

7. GREED by Zachary J. Williams

Sabine Street Studios, 1907 Sabine St, Houston, TX 77007

8. Flowerfall by Morna Simon-McGuffey

Fresh Arts, 1502 Sawyer St #103, Houston, TX 77007

9. Untitled by @el_Eduh

Silos at Sawyer Yard, 1502 Sawyer St, Houston, TX 77007

10. Set A Spell! by Pen Morrison

Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter St, Houston, TX 77007

11. Different Places by Sylvia Blanco

Holler Brewery, 2206 Edwards St, Houston, TX 77007

12. Sunshine by Tyler Kay

Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards St, Houston, TX 77007

13. All Means All by Michael Healey/YES Prep East End

Momentum Indoor Climbing Silver Street, 1401 Silver St, Houston, TX 77007

14. What's Yours Is Mine by Amadorio Amador

Asakura Robinson (Architecture Firm), 1902 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007

15. The Balance of Growth by Kevin Cromwell (not in place)

Taco Deli, 1902 Washington Ave D, Houston, TX 77007

16. Atomic TV by Kim H Ritter

Henderson Heights, 908 Henderson St, Houston, TX 77007

17. The Death of Culture & Community by Lauren Luna

MECA, 1900 Kane St, Houston, TX 77007

18. Parrots on a Box by Janavi M Folmsbee

Buffalo Bayou Cistern, 105 Sabine St, Houston, TX 77007

19. Untitled by Tamer Ghoneim

Spring Street Beer & Wine Garden, 1920 Houston Ave, Houston, TX 77007

20. Only A Bird In A Gilded Cage by Joella Guaraglia-Wheeler

Cafeza, 1720 Houston Ave, Houston, TX 77007

21. Golden Cat & A Blue Butterfly! by Piyali Sen Dasgupta

Café Brussels, 1718 Houston Ave, Houston, TX 77007

22. Untitled by Lyndsey Little

Stantons City Bites, 1420 Edwards St, Houston, TX 77007

23. Coming Soon: Respect by Gerald-James Rhodes

Elder Street Artist Lofts, 1101 Elder St, Houston, TX 77007

24. In The New Colonialism Artists Are The Missionaries by Samuel Russek

Paper Co. Cafe (@ Ecclesia), 1100 Elder St, Houston, TX 77007


The Boxes will be displayed until August 17, 2018. If you have questions about the Box Project email, info@fresharts.org.


Fresh Arts:

Facebook: Fresh Arts

Instagram: @FreshArtsOrg

Twitter: @FreshArts


WAAD:

Facebook: Washington Avenue Arts District

Instagram: @artsdistricthou

Twitter: @artsdistricthou


Spacetaker Contents: 

HAA - Support for Artists and Creative Individuals!

Grant Term: January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Next Deadline: September 10, 2018, 5:30 p.m. (CST)

 

GUIDELINES

Houston’s artists and creative individuals make Houston a more culturally rich place to live through their creative problem solving, provoking messages and animation of neighborhoods and cultural institutions.

The Support for Artists and Creative Individuals program provides funds of up to $15k to advance the careers of Houston artists and creative individuals creating new work or completing work already in progress. All awardees are responsible for sharing the work they accomplish in a public program as outlined in their grant proposal. 

  • Max Award: $15,000
  • Workshops: Register
  • Application opens: August 10, 2018


RESOURCES:

» MARKETING PLAN TEMPLATE
» ARTISTIC SUPPORT MATERIALS GUIDELINES
» TEMPLATE - AUDIENCE SURVEY FORM
» GLOSSARY OF TERMS
» FIND YOUR COUNCIL MEMBER
» CREDIT LINE REQUIREMENTS
» HOUSTON ARTS ALLIANCE LOGO SET
» HOUSTON ARTS ALLIANCE ELLIPSE SET
» CITY OF HOUSTON SEAL SET
» HOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX INFORMATION
» WHAT MAY NOT BE FUNDED

 

Please contact the Grants department for questions or information anytime at grants@haatx.com or 713-527-9330 x450. 


OPENS AUGUST 10TH


LINK TO APPLY: http://www.houstonartsalliance.com/opportunities/grants/support-for-arti...

Due Date: Sep 10, 2018
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