Artist Residency Proposals The Brookline Arts Center is seeking proposals for an eight-week artist residency in their historic firehouse turned art center. Learn more.
Deadline: April 13, 2018 (11:59pm)
Call for Art Presenting Auxiliary Meaning is an art curation project that will showcase works around the duality of sound descriptive language. This series will be be presented in partnership with and hosted by MMMMaven an electronic music production and DJ school in Central Square, Cambridge. Auxiliary Meaning aims to inspire while provoking thought around the synesthetic intersection of visual art and music. The first installment of this series will be focused on the theme volume. We can think how loud in terms of sound can also be applied to how bright or punchy a visual is or how something quiet even muted might be seen with demure tones or appear desaturated. Learn more.
Deadline: April 13, 2018
Boston Poets The City of Boston Mayor’s Poetry Program is currently accepting submissions on the theme of “Boston’s Diverse Neighborhoods.” Selected poems will be displayed throughout City Hall and highlighted at a public reading hosted by Poet Laureate Danielle Legros Georges. Learn more.
Deadline: April 14, 2018
Black Poets of African Descent The Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize is a second-book award for black poets of African descent, offered every other year. This award of $1000 celebrates and publishes works of lasting cultural value and literary excellence. The prize also includes publication by Northwestern University Press for a second book of poetry by an African American poet. Matthew Shendoa is the judge. Learn more.
Deadline: April 16, 2018
Writers Residency The Kerouac Project provides four residencies a year to writers of any stripe or age, living anywhere in the world. In the past we have accepted writers with no formal writing education alongside those with MFA’s and impressive résumés. Each residency consists of approximately a three month stay in the cottage in Florida where Jack Kerouac wrote his novel Dharma Bums. Learn more.
Deadline: April 16, 2018
Legal Concerns For Filmmakers Webinar The Center for Independent Documentary offers free monthly webinars. The next in the series will discuss Legal Concerns For Filmmakers. They will be joined by entertainment attorney, Sandy Forman, who will be discussing wide ranging concerns to filmmakers such as appearance releases, rights clearances, work for hire agreements, fair use and copyright issues, and collaboration and co-production agreements. This will be an interactive session where attendees will be able to present their questions (although please keep in mind that Sandy will be unable to give specific legal advice). The webinar will take place on Tuesday, April 24th at 12pm ET. Questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited and spots will be given on a first-come-first-serve basis, so register here.
Call For Art The Brookline Arts Center is seeking artwork submissions from New England artists for their upcoming exhibition Unframed. The exhibition will present a selection of unframed works on paper installed directly on the gallery walls. Learn more.
Deadline: April 29, 2018 (11:59pm)
Opportunity Fund for Boston Artists The next review deadline for the Opportunity Fund is April 30, 2018. These city of Boston grants support meaningful one-time opportunities for professional development and community arts experiences for Boston artists. Learn more.
Deadline: April 30, 2018
Call for Art The Cultural Center of Cape Cod invites artists worldwide to submit images for their Uplifting Art 2018 elevator door competition. Three images will be selected, one for each elevator door in the Cultural Center’s Education Wing. The images, provided as high resolution digital files, will be reproduced on material to be affixed to the elevator doors for one year. The Cultural Center directors will jury. Learn more.
Deadline: Friday, May 4, 2018
Musicians The Make Music Boston Festival, the annual free music festival is looking for performers for their June 21st festival. The event features musicians of all stripes. Learn more.
Art-in-Education Artist Book Residency The Women’s Studio Workshop is accepting applications for their Art-in-Education Artist Book Residency. The eight- to ten-week residency is awarded to two emerging women artists to create a new artist’s book and teach young people. Generally, the resident dedicates her first month to producing a limited edition artist’s book, which is handprinted and bound in the studio. WSW can provide technical advice; training on new equipment, techniques, and materials; and production assistance. During the second half of the residency, the artist works with young people in WSW’s studios, teaching one to two days/week for three to four weeks and visiting the students twice in school. Studio space and equipment is reserved for students during program hours, but artists may work at any time outside of AIE. The program provides a stipend of $350 per week for up to ten weeks, up to $750 for materials, up to $250 for travel within the continental U.S., free onsite housing, and 24/7 studio access during non-AIE sessions. Learn more.
Deadline: November 15, 2018 (postmark)