The Medici were the most impactful patrons in the history of the Western arts,
supporting the likes of Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Botticelli, Raphael, Galileo
amongst many many more across the many artistic fields including sculpture, painting,
science, music, architecture, etc.
The mission of Club Medici is to foster the creation, enjoyment, dissemination, review and preservation of new works of original art of note across a wide spectrum of artistic disciplines. The target audience for enjoyment and exposure is regional, national and global creators. The target audience for artist participation will be weighted toward, but not exclusively, individuals 40 years of age and above who feel they want to explore a more immersive creative opportunity.
Club Medici will offer short-term and medium-term artist residency stays in exchange for completing a directed critical review of work by regional artists. In addition, Club Medici provides pass-through grants to support capital and major ticket projects for emerging and second-tier arts organizations, partial support on a case-by-case basis for arts residents, and direct micro grants to support artists with expanding awareness and in the dissemination of art and artists such as touring, events, promotion, etc. They also provide scholarships for artists. Lastly, Club Medici maintains an archive and permanent collection to preserve the work of the artists who participate in their programs.