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APIDA Arts Festival

May 07, 202310:00 am - 4:00 pm

Composite courtesy of APIDA Arts

About the Event

The MCA is proud to collaborate with Mia Park, founder of APIDA Arts, to present Day 3 of the APIDA Arts Festival, a three-day event that 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.

Schedule, performances and participants to be announced.

APIDA Arts Festival is calling for submissions to participate in the Festival. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, Feburary 15. Interested artists including painters, musicians, dancers, comedians, film makers, spoken word and others may apply at APIDAArts.org/program.

This program is organized in collaboration with Mia Park, Founder and of APIDA Arts.

About APIDA Arts

The mission of the APIDA Arts Festival is to amplify and unify 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.

By showcasing and bringing together the creativity and imagination of Asian, Pacific Island and Desi/South Asian Americans, APIDA Arts Festival envisions a strong and sustainable APIDA arts community that is an integral presence in Chicago’s culture Рevocative of our past, declarative of our present and innovative towards our future. The programming includes a self-populated Artist Directory, networking events and a festival dedicated to APIDA arts.