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Catharsis 2020 Grantees

Catharsis 2020 Grantees

The Above Featured Image is of "Art as Activism" from the Rhizome Collective Last year we awarded 25 Grantees a total of about $19,000 with the inaugural year of our grant program. Our grantee pool was comprised 9 Art Projects, 4 Events/Workshops/Etc and 12 Theme...

The power of going after the unimaginable

The power of going after the unimaginable

A talk with our Catharsis Community It can always be intimidating participating in something completely new and outside your normal scope. Often, we get trapped in others perception of how things are done. The art and creative communities in Washington DC are no...

Upcoming Deadlines

Upcoming Deadlines

Ceremonial Fire Letter of Intent The Ceremonial Fire Letter of Intent is for any potential fire arts on the Mall. Whether a Temple, Effigy, Flow Arts, Propane Art, or other ceremonial practice involving the use of living flame, this application is for our community...

A Vision of Catharsis

A Vision of Catharsis

A guest post from Jessica Snow Catharsis has come a long way since its first year as a Vigil for Healing from the War on Drugs, with unquestionably the largest structure ever burnt on the National Mall, and only one sound stage to draw bodies closer through the...

What Catharsis Means To Madison

What Catharsis Means To Madison

Here's the impact your contribution can make. Madison experienced Catharsis and that experience impacted her life. Video has has closed captions Watch on YouTube Watch on Facebook You can help make more of this happen in 2020. Consider making a tax deductible...

Art Theme Contest Announcement

Art Theme Contest Announcement

Today, we’re launching a special contest to source the art that will represent this year’s theme for Catharsis on the Mall: A Vision of Haven. The winner’s art will be displayed on our website, in our emails, advertisements, signs, and all other official event...

Art Grant Applications Are Open

Art Grant Applications Are Open

Art Grant Applications for our 2020 Vigil for Healing are open! Apply Now We strongly recommend reading our Guide to Grants before applying. Download/Open the Guide We look forward to your applications, whether they're inspired by our mission to create accessible...

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