Project for Empty Space (PES) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating safe and equitable spaces for audiences and artists alike. PES is committed to cultivating discourse around important social issues through the catalytic lens of contemporary art. Its mission is to promote artists whose work is oriented around social impact; and to initiate conversations that engage issues of marginality, intersectionality, and cultural tolerance. PES is a dynamic institution that nurtures vital connections between Newark’s artists and its communities. It promotes equitability and empowerment while offering artists the resources they need to explore urgent social issues.
Project for Empty Space
The Regional Re-granting Program is established to recognize and support the movement of independently organized, public-facing, artist-centered activity that animates local and regional art scenes but that lies beyond the reach of traditional funding sources.