HCA-Headlands Center for the Arts

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Headlands Center for the Arts (HCA) is a private non for profit corporation initiated by an artists collective and conceived by the Golden Gate Recreation Area to transfer former military property to the National Park Service. It is a laboratory for creativity where artists are given time and space to experiment, collaborate and develop new work in a breathtaking natural setting. HCA offers extended, live-in residencies to as many as 30 artists from throughout the US and the world each year and rented studio space for Bay Area artists.Trough residencies and public programs, HCA seeks to explore and interpret the relationship between place and creative process, and to extend appreciation for the role of artists in society. Headlands Center for the Arts is a lively community of working artists and creative thinkers, actively engaged in learning and exchange across cultures and professional disciplines. Through the Artist-in-Residence program, Affiliate Artist Studio program, and Interdisciplinary Public program, HCA encourages dialogues between artists and professionals outside the field of art.