A.C.,T. was founded in 1991 as an artist-run cooperative for emerging and established artists. A.C.,T. provides members with the means of creating their own opportunities for exhibition, and developing a sense of community by working together on common goals.
A.C.,T. offers workshops, lectures, classes and demonstrations for its members and the community. It employs a variety of exhibition approaches and encourages thinking outside the box by including the participation of nonvisual and/or performing artists in shows or openings.
All show proposals are developed by members and brought to the group for discussion and approval. A.C.,T. is a multi-ethnic and culturally diverse organization whose members are committed to showing their work in the city. A.C.,T. is designed to be financially accessible to everyone.
To develope a sense of community for member artists through regular meetings and through group work toward common goals.
To mount a variety of exhibit approaches.
To foster member dialog about issues involved in arts and exhibits through group discussions and debates.
To create a cooperative organization that will be financially accessible to all members of the community.
To operate in a democratic manner; alternative proposals developed by board/officers brought to the entire group for discussion and vote; one member one vote.
All artists given equal opportunity to show through multi-ethnic and multi-cultural exhibitions.
To offer involvement to non-visual artist and non-artist.
To share and exchange resources and skills among members.
To offer workshops, lectures, demonstrations, and classes of interest to members and to the community.
A.C.,T. Gallery: (313)961-4336