Choreographers Designed to support original, innovative, and risk-taking artistic ventures to nurture and to grow the careers of choreographers, The Boston Foundation and The Aliad Fund’s Next Steps for Boston Dance responds to the needs of dance artists working in multiple genres to have the flexibility to push creative boundaries, work in dedicated spaces, and have mentorship and/or skill development opportunities. Learn more.
Deadline: October 31, 2017
Dancers, Choreographers Entries are currently being accepted to perform at the 2018 Inside/Out stage at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival (June 20-August 26, 2018) and Inside/Out performances occur every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening during the Festival. Jacob’s Pillow is interested in presenting all dance forms and genres, including culturally-specific dance forms and dance-theater in addition to classical and contemporary choreography. Artist submissions that contain an audience engagement element, work-in progress proposal, or educational component are welcome. Learn more.
Deadline: October 31, 2017
Call To Artists Granite Town Gallery’s First Annual Small Works exhibition in Milford, NH, is a juried show open to professional artists from the Southern New England region. Actual image area of your work(s) must be no more than 10 inches in any direction, not including framing or mounting. Learn more.
Deadline: November 3, 2017 (10:00 PM)
Of Note: Info session at StageSource in Boston on Saturday, November 4, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT for Creative Capital’s awards. Artists, and others from the cultural community to learn how artists can apply for funding of up to $50,000 for innovative project ideas, plus receive career development and advisory services valued at an additional $45,000. Learn more.
Greater Boston Area LGBTQIA Latinx Artists BLAA is excited to collaborate with the Harvard Ed Portal’s Crossings Gallery (HEP), Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA), and the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) at Harvard University for BLAA’s fourteenth exhibition. This exhibition will offer a platform of self-expression for LGBTQIA Latinx artists. Marginalized by the dominant culture and often within their own communities, this show celebrates the intersectional identities of these artists, offering a space for empowerment, community, representation and visibility. Artists must identify as Latinx, LGBTQIA and have a direct connection to the greater Boston area. Submission is free and open to all mediums. Learn more.
Deadline: November 10, 2017 (midnight)
Roxbury and Mattapan Artists MCCA’s Art program includes a series of neighborhood exhibitions and currently has a call out for submissions from artists based in Roxbury and Mattapan. Their rotating schedule of art exhibits is viewed by thousands of people attending conventions in Boston. To apply send 4 – 6 jpegs, a resume & bio to MCCAart@gmail.com. Learn more.
Deadline: November 10, 2017
Project Grants for Performers Live Arts Boston provides up to $15,000 in project-specific funds to artists, collaborators, unincorporated groups or bands, and small performing arts organizations with annual budgets less than $250,000, to create, produce, or present artistic work for Greater Boston audiences. Learn more.
Deadline: November 15, 2017
Residency in Italy The Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Residency offers two to four week residencies in the Arts & Literary Arts, at the Bellagio Center in Northern Italy. The Foundation seeks applications from outstanding creative artists at all career stages with a record of significant achievement in their fields. Videographers, filmmakers, novelists, playwrights, poets, visual artists, and artists in performance art and multimedia from any country are welcome to apply. Projects in all fields are welcome, but there is an interest in projects that are inspired by or relates to global or social issues. Learn more.
Deadline: December 1, 2017
Photography The Cultural Center of Cape Cod invites artists worldwide to submit images to their online photography competition, The Golden Hours. Deadline: January 19, 2018 (11:59pm MST). Any and all methods of capture and process are welcome. Learn more.
Deadline: January 19, 2018
The Antarctic Artists and Writers Program The main purpose of the U.S. Antarctic Program is scientific research and education. The Antarctic Artists and Writers Program supports writing and artistic projects specifically designed to increase the public’s understanding and appreciation of the Antarctic and human endeavors on the southernmost continent. The program furnishes U.S. Antarctic Program operational support, and round-trip economy air tickets between the United States and the Southern Hemisphere, to artists and writers whose work requires them to be in the Antarctic to complete their proposed project. Learn more.
Deadline: June 1, 2018
Image credit: Boston Ballet dancers rehearsing Reina Sawai’s “54448 #5.” Photography by Lauren Pajer/Boston Ballet.