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NONPROFIT PARTNERS

Nonprofit Partner Applications are now open!

Art Colony Association is seeking nonprofit partners for our upcoming Memorial Park festival, October 11-13th. Applications are now open!

 

Nonprofit partners play an important role in supporting our mission and helping curate our Active Imagination Zone. This area gives young artists the opportunity to learn new art techniques and create masterpieces of their own. If this feels like the right fit for you, please apply now!

 

Application deadline is July 1st. If your application is accepted, you will be notified by August 10th.

If you have any questions email kellyb@bayoucityartfestival.com

2024 NON PROFIT PARTNERS

For over 50 years, the Art Colony Association, Inc., producer of the Bayou City Art Festival,
has raised over $3.6 million in support of local nonprofit organizations.

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ARTreach connects community partners with artists to positively impact the underserved and the community as a whole.

We see art as a healing, restorative, and empowering mechanism to help at-risk populations overcome obstacles and thrive. ARTreach serves the tri-county area of Katy, Texas, including greater Fort Bend County, Harris County, and Waller County. ARTreach connects programs through collaborations with many community partners, including social service agencies, government entities, and other nonprofits. ARTreach artists deliver programs in foster care centers, schools, libraries, hospitals, community centers, senior living homes, and residential treatment centers.

Mission:

ARTreach uses the arts to change lives.Through the power of connection, we deliver quality art programs to the most vulnerable populations in our communities: children and families at risk, special needs groups, and senior citizens. In partnership with professional artists and volunteers, we aspire to create positive impact on the community

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Fresh Arts is a 501c3 Houston-based arts service organization. 

 

Fresh Arts programs include fiscal sponsorship for artist-led projects, resource and information sharing via our Artist Opportunity Board, Artist Resource Library, Toolkits, and Podcast, career-building and mentorship support through our workshops,  panel conversations, and 8-week Artist INC seminar, innovative project development through the Space Taking Artist Residency, and public art projects through our management of Arts District Houston.

Fresh Arts Mission:

Fresh Arts nurtures a local ecosystem designed to position artists and creative entrepreneurs for success. Our programs help advance the careers of local artists and creative entrepreneurs by complimenting their artistic practices through carefully cultivated communities that facilitate shared resources, knowledge, experiences and audiences.

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Mission: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, serves as a welcoming and inclusive place for all people, connecting the communities of Houston with diverse histories of art spanning 5,000 years and six continents.

Vincent van Gogh, Hospital at Saint-Remy, 1889, oil on canvas, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, the Armand Hammer Collection, gift of the Armand Hammer Foundation.

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Misson:

The Miller Theatre Advisory Board (MTAB) acts as a steward of public and private funds to provide professional-caliber performances, free to the public, at the Miller Outdoor Theatre for the cultural enrichment of Houston’s diverse communities and the visitors to this great city.

Mission:

Second Servings’ mission is to alleviate hunger and reduce waste in the city by rescuing surplus food from businesses and conducting free same-day delivery to approved charitable meal sites.

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Pink Bows Foundation was bourne out of the tragic death of Madison Dubiski, at the age of 23, while attending Travis Scott’s Astroworld Music Festival in 2021.

 

Our Safe Spaces provide a location to remove yourself and hit pause when feeling overwhelmed or over-stimulated, allowing patrons to take a breath and re-center outside of the chaos. Our Safe Spaces staffed with licensed mental health counselors provide support for those that may dealing with anxiety, depression or other mental health issues that are so common in our community and daily life.

 

You can’t miss our bright pink custom tent with our great Pink Bows Safe Space team. Great giveaways, grab a cooling gel pack, put your feet up and relax in our tent with A/C and learn more. 

 

Misson:

Our mission promotes stronger safety protocols to be consistently implemented at entertainment venues, while providing safe spaces and protecting attendees.

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Our Active Imagination Zone is a popular area that inspires young artists by featuring hands-on art activities. Our non-profit partners create the art activity and then roll up their sleeves and help our little artists make masterpieces they can take home.

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