Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Issue Areas: Arts Education, Community Participation, Cultural Diversity, Performing Arts, Sustainable Livelihoods

In its curatorial decision-making process, 18th Street seeks artists who demonstrate social consciousness and spiritual awareness in a well-developed art making practice. We emphasize artists who are emerging to mid-career in their development, manifest the spectrum of approaches to contemporary ideas and reflect the diverse population of Los Angeles. 18th Street Arts Center aspires to be an artist-friendly gathering place, providing a physical center in a city characterized by its de-centralization.

18th Street Arts Center is a nonprofit residential arts center in Santa Monica that supports arts organisations dedicated to issues of community and diversity in contemporary Society.