APIDA Arts Festival Celebrating the Creativity of Asian, Pacific Island and Desi Americans in Chicago will host its inaugural festival, May 5 – 7, in association with the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Goodman Theatre and Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA).
APIDA Arts Festival amplifies and unifies Asian, Pacific Island and Desi/South Asian American artists in Chicago by showcasing their work at premier cultural institutions, providing greater representation, equity and opportunity. The work includes events and performances for all ages, workshops, art and more.The current APIDA Arts Festival schedule and locations of events is available at APIDAArts.org
APIDA Arts Festival is also calling for submissions to participate in the Festival. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, Feb. 15. Interested artists including painters, musicians, dancers, comedians, film makers, spoken word and others may apply at APIDAArts.org/program.