18th Street Arts Center celebrates three decades supporting thousands of artists around the globe to imagine, research, and develop meaningful new artworks that catalyze positive social change.

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We believe that art-making is an essential component of a vibrant, just, and healthy society. 18th Street moves culture forward by advancing artist’s ideas and by providing  time, space, and resources to American and international artists to congregate, collaborate, and develop new work.

Our Programs

The vitality and programs of the 18th Street Arts Center are based on the belief that exceptional talent deserves to be fostered. Founded in 1988, 18SAC is a multi-tiered residency program for artistic innovation that actively nurtures and promotes the work of contemporary artists from around the globe, from all disciplines, and at various career stages. Learn more about our programs here and our artist alumni here.

Sue Dakin/ Founder



Artist Residency experience