Call for Workshop and Performance Proposals

USC Pacific Asia Museum

Los Angeles, CA

About us:

The USC Pacific Asia Museum, established in 1971, is one of a few U.S. institutions dedicated to the arts and culture of Asia and the Pacific Islands, serving the city of Los Angeles and the Greater Southern California region. The museum’s mission is to further intercultural understanding through the arts of Asia and the Pacific Islands. Learn more:


What we are looking for:

The Education Department is seeking proposals for workshops and performances related to the upcoming special exhibit Tsuruya Kōkei: Modern Kabuki Prints Revised & Revisited (read full description here)


The exhibition will run from February to July 2019 and workshop or performance can take place in that time frame. The workshop or performance should focus on at least one of the exhibition’s themes of the history of traditional Japanese blockprinting, Kabuki theater, contemporary interpretations of Japanese art and culture in cinema and manga, artist and performer identity, the role of an artist or performer in society, etc.


We are looking for workshops and performances for adults, children, and families (intergenerational). Teaching artists should have experience working with diverse audiences and different skill levels as well as a basic knowledge of or familiarity with Asian art. You are welcome to submit more than one proposal.


How to Apply: Email the following materials to Bethany Wearden (Public and Campus Programs Specialist) at [email protected]


Submit via email:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Workshop or performance proposal including:
  3. Description of workshop/performance and how it relates to the exhibit’s themes and why it is of interest to you
  4. Supplies Needed
  5. Estimated project cost including artist/teacher honorariums
  6. If a workshop, sample lesson plan from previous work. If a performance, links to prior work


Proposal Deadline: Monday, November 12, 2018

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