Hammer Museum

Pasadena Art Alliance

Over the past 25 years the Hammer Museum at UCLA has emerged as a driving force for artistic innovation in Los Angeles – taking risks and building programs that have made it one of the most vibrant and influential museums in America. The Museum presents a unique mix of major thematic exhibitions, solo retrospectives, projects by emerging artists, and a …

Human Resources LA (HRLA)

Pasadena Art Alliance

Human Resources LA is an arts organization founded in 2010 by a team of creative artists who seek to broaden engagement with contemporary and conceptual art, with an emphasis on performative and underexposed modes of expression. HRLA’s gallery is located in Los Angeles’s arts-vibrant Chinatown neighborhood. Funding will provide support for Beyond Nature, a group exhibition in HRLA’s Chinatown space …

Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (ICA LA)

Pasadena Art Alliance

Founded in 1984 as the Santa Monica Museum of Art, ICA LA is one of the few kunsthalles – non-collecting museum – in the United States. Its mission is to support art that sparks the pleasure of discovery and challenges the way we see and experience the world, ourselves, and each other. It is committed to upending hierarchies of race, …

Japanese American National Museum (JANM)

Pasadena Art Alliance

The Japanese American National Museum is one of the nation’s premier culturally specific museums. Through the building of a comprehensive collection and development of multi-faceted exhibitions, educational activities, public programs, and publications, the Museum preserves and shares for current and future generations the rich and diverse stories of Japanese Americans for national and international audiences alike. The grant-supported exhibition, hapa …

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)

Pasadena Art Alliance

LACE both champions and challenges the art of our time by fostering artists who innovate, explore, and risk. By moving within and beyond its four walls, LACE seeks to provide opportunities for diverse audiences to engage deeply with contemporary art. Uniquely positioned among commercial galleries and major art establishments at the heart of Hollywood, LACE has nurtured not only several …

LA Freewaves

Pasadena Art Alliance

Freewaves creates public media art events that bring diverse audiences and independent media artists together in dialogue on current issues. Media arts include the work of artists who use communication technology – video, film, the web, and mobile devices.  The grant will support two thematically-related projects, Ain’t I a Womxn?, an evening of performances and public interactions; and Dis . …

LAXART

Pasadena Art Alliance

LA><ART is a leading independent non-profit contemporary art space in Los Angeles, committed to the production of ambitious and experimental exhibitions, public art projects, and publications with both emerging and mid-career artists working locally, nationally, and internationally. This grant will provide support for a solo presentation – a new video installation and 3D rendering – of Nira Pereg’s work, Melt …

Long Beach Museum of Art

Pasadena Art Alliance

The Long Beach Museum of Art is one of the area’s most dynamic and enduring cultural resources.  It provides quality arts education for thousands of local school children, and offers diverse and compelling exhibitions of art both in its permanent collections and in temporary exhibitions. Funding will support the creation of Fragile Thoughts, a stained glass contemporary art installation by …

Materials & Applications

Pasadena Art Alliance

Materials & Applications is an open-air, outdoor exhibition space dedicated to advancing new and underused ideas in art, architecture, and design. Its mission is to provoke new work through exhibitions and public programming, in the form of open calls, temporary architectures, curated performances, and happenings. Funding will support Privacies Infrastructure, an exhibition and installation that explores the physical, social, and …

MAK Center for Art and Architecture

Pasadena Art Alliance

The MAK Center, established in 1994, inhabits the modernist landmark R.M. Schindler House and the Mackey Apartments & Garage in mid-Wilshire. Unique in its role as a constellation of historical architectural sites and contemporary exhibition spaces, the MAK Center acts as a cultural laboratory, encouraging the development of risk-taking ideas in art and architecture. Grant funds will help realize the …