Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs Regional Minigrant Program
CultureSource serves as the regranting agency for the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs(MCACA) Minigrant program in Region 10b, Wayne County. The Minigrant program is a partnership between MCACA and Regional Regranting Agencies throughout the state.
Minigrants support a broad range of artistic expression from all cultures through projects which preserve, produce or present traditional or contemporary arts and culture and/or arts education. In addition, the Minigrant program includes a category for Professional or Organizational Development (POD) to assist nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, administrators, and artists with opportunities that specifically improve their business management and/or brings the artist or the arts organization to another level artistically.
CultureSource will host a series of free informational workshops on minigrant guidelines and the application process. Register to learn about minigrant eligibility for your arts and culture project or professional and organizational development project.
Step-by-step instruction from a professional DCA member artist. This session led by Mick Mastal.
Cost: $30 (all materials supplied) Take home your finished piece at the end of the night. Bring your own refreshments!
Please note: You MUST sign-up by Tuesday, June 13. Space is limited, register early. Call 734-720-0671 or purchase online at www.downriverarts.org (online includes a $2 service charge). Sorry, no refunds or transfers.
Southgate Heritage Days!
The DCA will be doing fun art projects with the kids from Noon-3pm. Stop by and say hi!
Body Works - DIY Spa series class
Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 10am
Learn how to make 4 products: Bath Bombs, Brown Sugar and Honey Scrub, Pink Himalayan Salt Scrub, and Lavendar Bath Salts. Each one would cost so much more at a spa or specialty store and you can make them for a fraction of the cost for yourself, friends and family.
Cost: $35 + $5 supply fee due to instructor on class day.
Instructor: Kathy Morgan
Location: Downriver Council for the Arts, 81 Chestnut Street, Wyandotte, MI
Space is limited! Open to persons 14 and older. Please register by May 27. Call: 734-720-0671 or purchase online below (online includes a $2 service charge).
Held in conjunction with the Wyandotte Street Art Fair, The Chestnut Art Fair is a vibrant collection of artists, crafters, performers, live creaters and street food in a fun and casual block party... outside on Chestnut Street and inside the DCA building.
When: Friday and Saturday, July 14-15, 2017 Time: 10am-9pm Where: Inside 81 Chestnut and Outside on Chestnut Street
This event is free to attend and open to the public!
If you are an artist, entertainer or food vendor wishing to participate, please download the application for complete guidelines. Clicking ont the right will take you to the page. If you have any questions or special arrangements, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This bag is filled with all sorts of handmade artful items. Each bag is different and definitely worth way more than $5! These bags are available in the DCA Gift Shop and can be purchased any time you're there. Sales of these grab bags go toward fundraising for special exhibits and events at the DCA. Why don't you pick one up and have a hand in bringing new and exciting art to the Downriver area?!
PAST EVENTS AND FUNDRAISERS
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The activities of the DCA are supported by the MICHIGAN COUNCIL FOR ARTS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS and the NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS. Please click on their logos to understand the importance of state government investment and the impact of public funding on the arts in our community.
Friday: Closed - open for special events
Sunday and Monday: Closed - open for special events
The Downriver Council for the Arts is a non-profit, 501(c)3 regional arts organization that represents, promotes and serves 21 Downriver communities in Southeast Michigan. Our mission is to enrich the quality of life in the Downriver communities by advocating and promoting the arts and providing opportunities for involvement and participation in arts and cultural activities. The Downriver Council for the Arts (DCA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides services without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex or handicap. Funding for the DCA comes from grants, donations, membership, fundraising events, and gallery sales.