Of Note: Harvard Law School’s technology and intellectual property legal clinic, based at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University has produced a free Cyberlaw Guide to Protest Art. The information in this guide is based on general principles of law and is intended for background educational purposes. It is not comprehensive, and they can’t guarantee its accuracy. Read more.
Call for Cape Cod Artists, Artisans The Artist Cottages at Orleans Market Square is seeking artists and artisans. The jury will make every effort to review Applications within 4 weeks of submission, and notify you if you have been accepted. Applications will be juried on a rolling basis so long as there are slots available. Learn more.
Of Note: The Nuts and Bolts of Being a Performing Artist workshop on April 3-4, 2018 in Boston offered by Assets for Artists and co-sponsored by the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) and The Boston Foundation. April 3-4, 2018 | 9 AM-4 PM, The Boston Foundation, 75 Arlington St # 1000, Boston, MA. Learn the ins and outs of running a creative business from two working artist/educators, Seth Lepore and Amy Smith, who will cut through the confusion with a high dose of humor. Participants will be equipped with tools that can be implemented right away while having the business-speak explained from an arts-based perspective. Topics include business models, marketing, public relations, fundraising, fiscal sponsorship, insurance, grant writing self-producing your work, touring your work regionally and nationally, working with presenting organizations/curators, helpful arts advocates/allies/networks, and life budgeting and financial literacy. Apply online.
Deadline: February 12, 2018
Project Grants The application for the Creative Capital Award is open through February 28. In a shift from previous cycles, artists working in all art forms are now welcome to apply in the same award round. Artists who receive the Creative Capital Award will have access to up to $50,000 in funding to develop their project, plus advisory services valued at $45,000. We are interested in groundbreaking and original projects, as well as artists who are ready to take full advantage of our non-monetary services. Learn more.
Deadline: February 28, 2018
Dance Educators Applications are currently being accepted for the 2018 NDEO Professional Development Scholarships for Dance Educators. Learn more.
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Poetry Creative Writing Fellowships The National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowships program offers $25,000 grants in poetry to published creative writers that enable the recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. Learn more.
Deadline: March 7, 2018
Of Note: The Mass Cultural Council Institute is a free event focused on unleashing the power of culture in communities throughout the Commonwealth. We invite artists, city and town leaders, cultural and youth organizations, and others interested in the intersection between culture and communities to join us for a day of connection and conversations. See what’s in store for the day. The event takes place Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the DCU Center in Worcester. Register now.
Grant for Older Painters The Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Grant, Provincetown Art Association and Museum’s annual artist grant is now open for submissions. The Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Grant is awarded annually to under-recognized American painters over the age of 45 who demonstrate financial need. The mission of this grant is to promote public awareness of and a commitment to American art, and to encourage interest in artists who lack adequate recognition. Learn more.
Deadline: April 2, 2018
Traditional Arts Apprenticeships Mass Cultural Council is now accepting applications to its Traditional Arts Apprenticeships Program. Apprenticeships are a time-honored method by which an individual learns skills, techniques, and artistry under the guidance of a recognized master. Learn more.
Deadline: April 12, 2018