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This year’s theme—#Resist—for the National Queer Arts Festival seems a natural progression. With the systematic cruelty, hate speech and “fake facts” that are besieging all of our communities, it was time to both withstand and take action: the very definitions of Resist.

May 26, 2018 San Francisco International Arts Festival, Bahiya Movement, SevanKelee Boult & Qcc present Weighted Acceptance Fort Mason / Fire House, 6pm Tickets: $25 Ticket Link: www.sfiaf.com Weighted Acceptance is a collaboration of dance, music and poetic storytelling that explores the inter-sectional oppressions faced by People Of Color. This multidisciplinary performance piece seeks to heal […]

Previous Workshop Attendees can apply up to three times for a commission to appear in the National Queer Arts Festival (NQAF). The theme of the 2018 NQAF is Resist! Deadline: September 5th for Non-Workshop Attendees and September 25 for Workshop Attendees. Please download a copy of the Application.  If you have any questions about your […]

Artistic Director, Pamela Peniston, wrote “I asked our artists: How and who do we see and how do we want to be seen? What are our new alliances made of and how will they be constructed? Looking back to our beginnings, what old ideas can be re-examined and what completely new allies, methods, and issues will we explore?”

CQC CA Application form – click on the link to download the form Creating Queer Community Commissioned Artists Application deadline: 5:00 PM on Friday, September 17, 2016 All applications must be submitted via email to artistic@queerculturalcenter.org. The Queer Cultural Center (QCC) will provide approx. 15 commissions ranging from $500 to $1,500 to support innovative projects […]

CQC EA application form Creating Queer Community (CQC) An Emerging Artist Meeting SFArts Commission, Rm. 302/August 30 – 6pm Deadline for Application – September 10/6pm The Flight Deck, Studio/September 7 – 6:30pm Deadline for Application – September 17/6pm Application Form The Queer Cultural Center (QCC) is a multiracial community-building organization that fosters the artistic, economic […]

QCC began operating “Creating Queer Community” in 2000 by awarding 5 small commissions ranging from $500 to $1500. Since then, QCC has commissioned approximately 130 LGBT artists to create new works that authentically express our community’s diverse experiences. The vast majority of these commissions have been awarded to culturally-specific and gender-specific individual artists whose work […]

June 3, 2016
6 – 10pm
Betti Ono Gallery, Oakland

Join us for the opening of 2 exhibitions: The 5Faces Project is a multi-genre collaborative gallery experience courtesy documentary photographer EPLi and black femme burlesque superstar, The Lady Ms. Vagina Jenkins; Femme Space is a photo project exploring queer femme identity and reclamation of space.
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 QCC began operating  “Creating Queer Community” in 2000 by awarding 5 small commissions ranging from $500 to $1500.   Since then, QCC has commissioned approximately 130 LGBT artists to create new works that authentically express our community’s diverse experiences. The vast majority of these commissions have been awarded to culturally-specific and gender-specific individual artists whose work […]

Landa Lakes & QCC present
What Happened to Little Mouse?
June 22, 2016
African American Art & Culture Complex, 7:30pm
Miko Thomas (Landa Lakes)