Arts, Culture, and Humanities
QCC employs the arts to build a united LGBT community that values diversity, inclusiveness and equality and to challenge and reduce internal racial, gender, economic, age and sexual identity divisions in our community. The commissioning, presenting, Website and technical assistance programs actively stimulate the artistic and economic growth of the San Francisco LGBT arts community by nurturing its outstanding artists and by promoting the development of culturally diverse LGBT arts organization.
Ms. Pamela S. Peniston
762 Fulton St
San Francisco, CA 94102-4119 USA
queer, LGBT, arts, lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual
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Since 1998, QCC has presented more than 1500 of the nation?s best-known Queer artists at 11 month-long National Queer Arts Festivals, including Bill T. Jones, Robert Rauschenberg, Alice Walker, Bernice Bing, Adrienne Rich, Cherrie Moraga, Pauline Oliveros, Meredith Monk, Thom Gunn, Marga Gomez, Tee Corinne, Ester Hernandez, Armando Rascon, Dorothy Allison, Justin Chin, Michelle Tea and Lourdes Portillo. These annual events have developed one of the Bay Area?s most culturally diverse audiences: the 2008 Festival?s 80 programs attracted over 75,000 people. In addition to staging an annual month-long Festival, QCC operates four other programs. Our technical assistance program, Queer Multicultural Arts Development (QMAD) diversifies the City?s Queer arts community by providing emerging trans, lesbian and Queer arts organizations of color access to affordable grantwriting, financial management, fiscal sponsorship and strategic planning; in 2007-08, QMAD?s grantwriting services enabled transgender, lesbian and Queer artists of color to access over $250,000 of government and foundation grants. QCC?s Creating Queer Community program has commissioned approximately 80 LGBT artists to create new works that authentically express the experiences of our community?s most marginalized segments; the commissioned pieces are presented at our annual Festivals. In FY 07-08, more than 700,000 people visited www.Queerculturalcenter.org, which contains over 12,000 pages of material documenting the historical evolution of Queer art and culture in San Francisco.
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QCC-THE CENTER FOR LESBIAN GAY BISEXUAL TRANSGENDER ART & CULTURE
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