New Downtown Mural Project – Request For Proposals

New Downtown Mural Project – Request For Proposals

The City of Tracy – Cultural Arts Division & Tracy Arts Commission is collaborating with Mr. Byron Alvarez in support of the creation of a new mural project located at 27 W. 10th St. in downtown Tracy, California. This high-visibility site is the east wall in the parking lot of Town and Country restaurant.  Conceptual proposals are due by 5:00 PM on Thursday, June 30, 2022.

Artists who are interested in the project can download the Request For Proposals for complete details!

Tracy Arts Commission – Arts Month Events

As part of Tracy Arts Month 2022, the Tracy Arts Commission presents two FREE, public events!

Join celebrated poets Miniya Joy Brisbane and Darius Waiters on Saturday April 9th for a Poetry Workshop.  This event features a variety of interactive activities that are family-friendly, and will inspire your creativity.  Drop-ins are welcome throughout the session in the Children’s Studio between 10 am and 12 noon.  Supplies are provided.

On Thursday, April 21st the Studio Theatre will be transformed into an Open Mic Night lounge.  Hosted by Emcee Aaron Branscum, with Special Guest singer/songwriter Matt Jaffe, you are invited to share your talents for an eclectic evening of fun.  The event is all ages, and concessions will be open to provide hospitality.

 

Tracy Arts Commission announces new Granting Program!

The Tracy Arts Commission provides support and resources to the our local creative community.  A new Granting Program has been developed this year to encourage and help artists of all kinds, arts educators, and arts organizations present arts and cultural-based projects in Tracy.

Projects must be accessible to the public in the form of events and activities such as classes, exhibits, festivals, performances, screenings, readings, and workshops.  The application process is easy and friendly to small and large projects alike.  This granting cycle will support projects between July 2022 and June 2023.

Interested, have questions?  Join us for an orientation meeting on Wednesday, March 30 at 6 pm to assist you and answer your questions!

Download the 2022 Granting Program Request For Proposals here!

Creative Community Videos

As part of Tracy Arts Month, the Tracy Arts Commission invited local area artists and arts/cultural organizations to submit a promotional or educational short video.  Through their creative practice, skills, services, and projects, you can explore, support, and network with our creative community!

In addition, you can view the premiere of video for the Window Shades Project, documenting the development and the featured artists of our latest Civic Art Project.

Show me the movies!