OPEN CALL – 2024-25 CREATING QUEER COMMUNITIES – SECOND LEVEL

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Queer Cultural Center will select 5-7 applicants for the CQC2 cohort. CQC2 cohort members will receive professional development workshops and will produce an individual cultural event as part of QCC’s 2025 Spring Queer Arts Festival.  The artistic theme for the 2025 Spring Queer Arts Festival is “Pleasure in the Storm”. We invite projects that address queer approaches to sustaining ourselves and our communities through cultivating inner joy, community connection, and sensory pleasures amid the ongoing political, cultural, public health, and climate crises that shape our current material conditions.

QCC is hiring for a full-time Program Manager

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The Program Manager plays a critical role in the successful development, implementation, and management of QCC's core programs. This role is responsible for overseeing two key initiatives: Creating Queer Communities (CQC) workshops (levels 1 and 2) and the National Queer Arts Festival (NQAF) held biannually (spring and fall).

QCC Teaches: Budgeting for Artists Workshop

We invite artists and creatives of all disciplines to join us on March 16th as we walk through the most important parts of drafting a budget for your upcoming project or production. 

QCC Selects Eight Artists for 2024 CQC Level 1 Cohort!

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We want to give a warm welcome to our new Creating Queer Communities Level 1 Cohort <3!
qcc staff stand in a row, smiling. left to right are vienna, anand, sarah, and ali. bright sparkly gold text reads "queer cultural center wishes you JOY in 2024" on top, with staff names at the bottom

2024: JOURNEY TO THE JOYPOCALYPSE!

Daoism teaches that 10,000 joys and 10,000 sorrows fill a life. If you ask us, lately humanity’s collective sorrows seem to be piling up way too fast to keep the balance. Too much trauma, too little recovery. Too much need for our communities’…

OPEN CALL – 2024 Creating Queer Communities – First Level

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What is Creating Queer Communities?  Queer Cultural Center is thrilled to relaunch Creating Queer Communities, our beloved professional development training program for queer and trans artists in the San Francisco Bay Area. For over…
Graphic displays faded image of a forest of trees, overlayed with a picture of white and yellow flowers. White highlighted text at the top of graphic reads “27TH ANNUAL NATIONAL QUER ARTS FESTIVAL” with “SPRING 2024” and “FALL 2024”in the middle of the doc. For SPRING 2024, white curved lines are connected to three seperate green text bubbles: the first reads “Season Anchor L. Frank Manriquez,” the second reads “Season Anchor Xtal Azul & Bloom Collective QTBIPOC Visual Art Exhibit,” and the third reads “call for artists and volunteers coming soon!” For FALL 2024, white curved lines are connected to three seperate purple text bubbles: the first reads “Creating Queer Communities Emerging Artist Showcase,” the second reads “Season Anchor: Stay tuned for announcement!” and the third reads “CQC application information coming soon!”

October 2023 QCC News

ANNOUNCEMENTS Congratulations to QCC team members Vienna Alvarez and Sarah Guerra on their new position titles and promotions! Vienna is now our Development & Production Manager, while Sarah Guerra is our organization's Deputy Director.…

September 2023 QCC News

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Queer Cultural Center promotes social justice through the artistic and financial development of queer art and culture. Queer Cultural Center promotes social justice and the creative and financial development of queer artists and culture makers. We steward artists whose programs nourish, connect, and mobilize trans & queer communities in San Francisco and its diaspora.  

OPEN CALL – 2024-25 CREATING QUEER COMMUNITIES – SECOND LEVEL

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Queer Cultural Center will select 5-7 applicants for the CQC2 cohort. CQC2 cohort members will receive professional development workshops and will produce an individual cultural event as part of QCC’s 2025 Spring Queer Arts Festival.  The artistic theme for the 2025 Spring Queer Arts Festival is “Pleasure in the Storm”. We invite projects that address queer approaches to sustaining ourselves and our communities through cultivating inner joy, community connection, and sensory pleasures amid the ongoing political, cultural, public health, and climate crises that shape our current material conditions.

Our Community Values

Queer Cultural Center has long played a prominent role in the frontlines of queer culture in the Bay Area. We are inspired and informed by the generations of LGBTQ2S+ artists and activists who lead the charge for equality and inclusion.

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