What outdoor, socially-safe arts programming can you and your organization dream up?
In an experimental shift, this year’s CulturePop program calls for new ideas for and approaches to outdoor, physically-distanced arts programming in downtown Detroit and is presented in partnership with the Rocket Community Fund and the Downtown Detroit Partnership. CultureSource member organizations are invited to apply for $5,000 to activate select downtown parks with logistically-simple arts and cultural programming during the month of December. The application window has now closed; Stay tuned for more information on CulturePop 2021.
The CulturePop program funds simple, quick arts and culture activations in Downtown Detroit spaces in efforts to help arts and culture organizations build new audiences and continue their work in public space. Each year, the program serves as a challenge for CultureSource membership to adapt in-person programming to various parameters.
Proposed projects should be logistically-simple, encourage physical-distancing, and focus on what would make a passerby stop, watch, learn, and participate, in a wintery setting. Proposed projects can be adapted tried-and-true programs or newly developed, innovative programs – both of which we see as ‘experimental’ due to the cold climate and physical-distancing mandates.