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YWCA Lancaster seeks artists for 2024 Black Artist Waystation

YWCA Lancaster is accepting applications for the third year of its Black Artist Waystation.

The program provides support to local Black artists and raises public awareness of the Black arts community. Its name alludes to the Underground Railroad waystations that assisted Blacks in escaping slavery in the 1800s.

This year, YWCA Lancaster will support four artists, who will receive stipends of $2,500. Applications will be accepted through March 29. For more information and to apply, click here.

The theme for 2024 is “Revolutionary Aesthetics.” Artists are invited to consider the legacy of the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and how its principles and innovations might inform contemporary expressions reflecting the “struggles, strengths and celebrations of African Americans.”

YWCA Lancaster anticipates notifying grantees in late April.