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APPLY FOR 2014 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

Summer Series

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KickstART Downtown Event Funding
Panel Review Schedule


TIME APPLICANT/PROGRAM
1:00 p.m. La Feria de la Familia
1:30 p.m. Sun City SciFi
2:00 p.m. Downtown Shop Fiesta
2:30 p.m. Sun City Craft Beer Fest
3:00 p.m. Amo Latino Music Festival
3:30 p.m. Fashion Finale!
4:00 p.m. Renewing: Plaza Classic
4:30 p.m. Renewing: Streetfest

Location:
Museums and Cultural Affairs Department
Board Room
400 W. San Antonio Ave. Suite A
El Paso, TX 79901

Reminders:

  • Arrive 10 minutes early
  • Applicant’s Failure to attend the review panel will result in a score deduction
  • MCAD will not accept late attachments or supplemental materials that were not submitted with the application. Please do not bring these items to the review panel.

 

Last Thursdays

Last Thursdays

Art walk of galleries, artists, restaurants, & shops in downtown.
Every last Thursday of the month 6–9PM

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CALL FOR VENDORS
EL PASO DOWNTOWN ARTS & FARMERS MARKET

Seeking interested farmers, backyard gardeners, and other food vendors!

La Semilla is working with the El Paso Museum and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) to integrate farmers & food producers into the El Paso Downtown Artist Market. This is an excellent opportunity to take part in selling your fruits, vegetables, and other foods while helping to build a vibrant downtown marketplace!

The Downtown Artist Market was established in 2011 and is located in El Paso's Union Plaza District. The farmers market recently launched on June 8. The market is open Saturday mornings from 9am to 1pm and offers original arts & crafts, food vending, & entertainment. To learn more and view vendor guidelines, please visithttp://www.elpasotexas.gov/mcad/downtown_market.asp

Please help spread the word by sharing with friends, family, and others who may be interested in vending. If you have any questions please contact Aaron Sharratt at aaron@lasemillafoodcenter.org or Rebecca Munoz at MunozRA@elpasotexas.gov


MCAD New Location

400 W San Antonio Ave, Ste. A
El Paso, TX 79901

Public Hours:
Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

 

Public Art Allied Artist Program - CALL TO LOCAL ARTISTS!
Continuous Recruitment

The City of El Paso Public Art Program is seeking to recruit El Paso artists interested in entering the field of public art. Mid-career and emerging professional artists who have resided in the City of El Paso for a minimum of three (3) years, and who have a strong interest in gaining expertise in the public art process are encouraged to apply. Artists working in all media are eligible. No prior public art experience is required. If interested in applying, please see the full details below.

 

Alfresco! Fridays

MCAD no longer manages Alfresco! Fridays.
Interested individuals in participating in Alfresco! Fridays may contact
the Convention and Performing Arts Center at
(915) 534-0600


MCAD Mission

The mission of the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) is to assist in developing a world-class arts community in El Paso, Texas. To accomplish this goal the MCAD has established The Museums Division comprised of the El Paso Museum of Art, the El Paso Museum of Archaeology and the El Paso Museum of History each dedicated to providing exhibitions and educational activities that recognize the region's multi-cultural heritage and contributors. The Cultural Affairs Division implements funding programs, public art programs, cultural tourism initiatives and performing/visual arts events that provide a variety of opportunities to engage in arts and cultural activities that enliven and celebrate the City of El Paso and the region. The Museums and Cultural Affairs Department is committed to the continued development of the City's arts industry, providing quality programs that are representative of the city's diverse cultures; and to maximizing available resources in order to enhance the city's cultural vitality.

 



 
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