A Creative Center Where New Ideas are Born


Your donation underwrites all of our public programming and time & space creative residencies for the groundbreaking artists that challenge us and reimagine the future.

By donating today in any amount, you will get one year complimentary access to Borderless, our new membership program. Please join us as a founding member in 2021. Feel free to email [email protected] with any questions. 

18th Street Arts Center is one of the top artist residency programs in the US, and the largest in Southern California. Conceived as a radical think tank in the shape of an artist community, 18th Street supports artists from around the globe to imagine, research, and develop significant, meaningful new artworks and share them with the public to foster radical imagination, empathy, and positive social change. We run on your donations, which can be made below, or send us a check made out to 18th Street Arts Center, c/o Jan Williamson, 1639 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA, 90404.

Thank you for your support of 18th Street Arts Center, a haven and oasis for a diverse, global group of creative thinkers and makers.

If you would like to become a sustaining member, click here to set up a recurring monthly donation. Thank you for your support!

Contributions are tax deductible.