Poetry Entries are now being accepted for the Philip Levine Prize in Poetry. A prize of $2,000, publication by Anhinga Press, and 25 author copies is given annually for a poetry collection. Learn more.
Deadline: September 30, 2017
Fabric, Fiber, Textile Artists Friends of Fort Point Channel has issued a call for artists for Fort Point Channel Fabric & Fiber Arts Fair (September 30, 12-4pm) to celebrate the closing of Stephen Hamilton’s Stitched Into Memory Installation. Apply to become a fiber arts vendor at their craft fair. Learn more.
Drawing & Printmaking,Poetry, and Traditional Arts Fellowships Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellowship applications in Drawing & Printmaking, Poetry, Traditional Arts now available. Fellows awarded $12,000 each and Finalists will receive $1,000 awards (contingent upon final state budget approval). Learn more.
Deadline: October 2, 2017
Professional Development Workshops MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists program is accepting applications for its Matched Savings Program and fall/winter Professional Development Workshops. Massachusetts artists in all disciplines & financial circumstances are encouraged to apply. Learn more.
Deadline: October 9, 2017
Call to Artists The Cultural Center of Cape Cod invites artists to submit images to their online competition AMPLIFY. All winners will be displayed in their online gallery. First Place $500, Second Place $200 and Third Place $100. The Cultural Center directors will jury. Learn more.
Deadline: October 13, 2017
Local Cultural Council Grants Mass Cultural Council’s Local Cultural Council Grants program for individuals, schools, and cultural organizations offers project support grants. Each council awards money based on individual community cultural needs, assessed and set by council members. Learn more.
Deadline: October 16, 2017
Artist Residency The National Parks Arts Foundation is offering an artist-in-residence program at Haleakala National Park in Hawai’i . Learn more.
Deadline: October 20, 2017
Poetry Festival Proposals The 2018 Mass Poetry Festival submission period is now open. The festival, which will take place May 2018, seeks programming that encompasses the diversity of Massachusetts poets. Within that diversity, they will select the highest quality content and presentation possible. Learn more.
Deadline: October 30, 2017
Writers Fellowships The Fine Arts Works Center is accepting applications for their Writers Residency Fellowship program. Writers who have published a full-length book of creative work (or have a contract to publish a full-length creative work) in any genre are not eligible. Fellows are required to reside full-time in Provincetown during the seven months of the Fellowship. Fellows are provided with an apartment and a monthly stipend of $750. Learn more.
Deadline: December 1, 2017
Clay Artists The State of Clay is a juried show open to original, innovative ceramic work by current and former residents of Massachusetts. The aim of the show is to broaden public awareness of contemporary ceramic art and to provide a venue for Massachusetts’ clay artists. The show is hosted by the Ceramic Guild of the Lexington Arts & Crafts Society in Lexington, MA. Juror Emily Zilber will select awards in person and present a talk at the Artist Reception. Learn more.
Deadline: January 12, 2018
Of Note: The EBT Card to Culture program provides free or discounted entry for the more than 758,000 Massachusetts residents with an Electronic Benefit Transfer card, which is provided to those in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Learn more.
Photo credit: An octopus in a crevice in a canyon wall with a large white sponge, a large Paragorgia sp. coral bush, a large venus flytrap anemone, and a bottlebrush “black” coral bush. Image ID: expn3186, Voyage To Inner Space – Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collection. Credit: NOAA OKEANOS EXPLORER Program; Our Deepwater Backyard: Exploring Atlantic. Photo Date: 20140920T181440Z. Canyons and Seamounts 2014.