Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

For Support Of The Performing Arts Program

  • Amount
    $390,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    2/24/2017
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is a multi-disciplinary arts center whose performing arts programming serves 150,000 audience members each year. Presenting outstanding works of performing arts, as well as serving as a hub for creative incubation, the Center has become a pillar for artists from diverse artistic perspectives, genres, and communities. Located in the SoMa district of San Francisco, artists and audiences from the Bay Area and beyond benefit from YBCA’s focus on innovative commissions, community rentals, and community engagement initiatives. Continued support will enable the organization to increase cross-programmatic work, new program formats, and increase the number of artist residencies.
About the Grantee
Address
701 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103-3138
Grants to this Grantee
for an artist-driven convenings regranting initiative  
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, known as YBCA, is a multi-disciplinary arts center dedicated to developing and presenting performances, exhibitions, lectures, civic engagement activities, and festivals. YBCA also supports individual artists with funding, professional development opportunities, and opportunities to present their work. In a typical year, YBCA offers more than 120 performances, and draws audiences of more than 75,000 from around the Bay Area and nation to its theaters and galleries in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood. This grant will support the development, marketing, and presentation of artist-driven convenings that align with the Performing Arts Program’s Artists strategy.
for the Performances Program  
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is a large, multi-disciplinary arts center located in downtown San Francisco. It produces and presents performances, exhibitions, lectures, festivals, and screenings — reaching more than 76,000 people through the roughly 120 performances it offers each year. YBCA appeals to audiences from all over the region through its adventurous commissions; community rentals of presenting space; community engagement initiatives; and YBCA 100 list, which recognizes leading artists, leaders, and activists that are using creativity to enact change.

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