Call for Art FIGMENT Boston’s call for art for their main 2017 event on The Rose Kennedy Greenway (Saturday, July 22 and Sunday 23, 2017). FIGMENT is an explosion of creative energy, an annual celebration of participatory art and culture where everything is possible. Learn more.
Deadline: June 7, 2017
Call to Artists The Harris A. Berman Diversity Gallery, a small gallery space at the corporate office of Tufts Health Plan in Watertown was established to enrich the work environment of their nearly 1600 employees, as well as outside visitors and guests. They are currently looking for artists to fill the space in the coming months. Each show is typically on display for approximately two months. The gallery is not open to the public, but is seen by their 1600 employees every day. To receive an info packet with faqs and a floor plan of the space or for questions, submissions can be emailed directly to Lena_Adams@tufts-health.com
Call to Artists Touchstone Gallery in Washington DC is seeking entries for their national juried show Art of Engagement. Artwork entries should reflect present-day issues and concerns. Juror: Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator, American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center. Open to all artists living and/or working in the United States, 18-years-old and older. All original visual media that is the artist’s own concept, design and work. Learn more.
Deadline: June 12, 2017
Call for Submissions The Furnace Fringe Festival in Boston is an inclusive arts festival occurring July 7-9 featuring performances and visual arts exhibitions. Submissions are currently being accepted for dance, music, and visual arts. Email with questions. Learn more.
Deadline: June 15, 2017
Call for Artists 10th Annual Governors Island Art Fair – New York’s Largest Independent Exhibition is seeking artists working in Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Installation, Video, & Sound. The 2017 Governors Island Art Fair will feature one hundred artists of exceptional talent, each awarded an exhibition room in the historic and beautifully dilapidated buildings. Once selected, your exhibition space is free and GIAF is free to the public. 4heads keeps artists’ costs to a bare minimum so gallery scouts, journalists and collectors know this is where to find the freshest talent.
Deadline: June 15, 2017
Independent, Non-Fiction Film POV, public television’s premier showcase for independent, non-fiction film seeks programs from all perspectives to showcase in its annual PBS series. All subjects, aesthetic approaches and lengths are welcomed. Learn more.
Deadline: June 16, 2017
Artist Residency Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, in partnership with the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance, is creating an artist-in-residence program for a digital storyteller with photo and video experience. The residency is a yearlong, part-time position with the Fishermen’s Alliance, which involves compiling and editing video from its archive as well as shooting new footage and interviewing current Cape Cod fishermen. It’s an opportunity to build up a portfolio, work with a nonprofit, and tell the story of Cape Cod’s fishermen in an artistic way. Learn more.
Deadline: June 30, 2017
Call for Artists The Nashua Area Artists’ Asssociation is seeking artists to participate in the 64th Greeley Park Art Show held on August 19th and 20th. The show is open to all artists 18 years and older working in all forms of 2- and 3-D media. Learn more.
Deadline: July 1, 2017
Call to Artists The Massachusetts Horticultural Society invites artists to be a part of its 3rd Annual Arts on the Green Evening at The Gardens at Elm Bank in Wellesley on Thursday, July 27th, 5:30 – 8:00 pm. Visitors will wander the gardens, enjoy live music, and stroll through their walk at this free event. There will also be activities, tours and refreshments. Artists are invited to participate in the Art Walk in their gardens — display your work, offer your work for sale, and/or showcase your talents en plein air. Learn more. Questions, contact Amy Rodrigues.
Deadline: July 15, 2017
Call to Artists UMass Amherst Fine Arts Center is currently accepting entries to their exhibition Home. They invite artists to consider Home as the subject of their creations and encourage artists to be as focused and specific in their thinking and artwork as possible in order that this exhibition may have maximum impact. Learn more.
Deadline: August 1, 2017
Call to Artists, Writers The Matador Review, an alternative art and literature quarterly, is now accepting submissions for the Fall 2017 publication. They publish poetry, fiction, flash fiction, and creative non-fiction, inviting all unpublished literature written in the English language (and translations that are accompanied by the original text) as well as many forms of visual art. Learn more. Submissions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions and concerns can be sent to email@example.com.
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Local Cultural Council Program The Mass Cultural Council’s Local Cultural Council (LCC) Program supports thousands of community-based projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences annually, with nearly half of the $3 million in LCC grants benefiting education. Each of the Commonwealth’s 329 LCCs are accepting applications by October 17, 2017. Individuals, schools, and cultural organizations are encouraged to apply for support. Find your LCC, read the guidelines, and access applications online.
Deadline: October 17, 2017
Call to Artists The Big Picture Art Project is looking for artists to participate in their collective art project. Their project is unique and exciting and open to anyone in the world. Participation is free.