Call for Nominations Mass Cultural Council's next Commonwealth Awards ceremony will be held on April 8, 2019. The Commonwealth Awards recognize exceptional achievement in the arts, sciences, and humanities, and honor individuals, organizations, programs, and municipalities who have made significant contributions to education, economic vitality, and quality of life in … [Read more...]
Recent posts about the creative process, support for individual artists, and new art in Massachusetts.
Periodically, we pose questions about issues artists face in their work and lives. This month, we're revisiting a question we first posed to artists in 2013: How do social, environmental, and political issues events your art? Dariel Suarez, writer I grew up in a place where politics was embedded in every aspect of life. The identity of the country and everyone in it—as … [Read more...]
"Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it." Mary Oliver (September 10, 1935 - January 17, 2019) Performing Artists The BAMS Fest is now accepting performance applications for the BAMS Festival on June 22, 2019. The festival aims to promote, connect and celebrate Afro-centric culture, heritage, and contributions to the American fabric as … [Read more...]
Of Note: The Mass Cultural Council is now accepting 2019 Artist Fellowship applications in the categories of Film & Video, Music Composition, and Photography. Don't space out and forget to apply! Learn more. Deadline: Monday, January 28, 2019 Call to Artists Artscape is calling for new public outdoor art (sculpture and installations) for 2019. ArtScape is an annual … [Read more...]
Exhibition Proposals for Mid-Career Artists Smack Mellon in Brooklyn, NY, reviews submissions from Mid-Career Artists wishing to have their work considered for solo, two-person, or group exhibitions. They define a mid-career artist as someone who has been working as an artist for over 10 years. They support mid-career artists who are without commercial representation. Learn … [Read more...]