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 communities across the state. Recommendations are now being accepted.
Call to Artists Artists are invited to register to participate in this year’s West Medford Open Studios. Registration is open to all artists. You do not need to live or work in Medford in order to register. They also have several special events planned to commemorate this occasion. Learn more.
Deadline: February 4, 2019 (midnight)
Request for Proposals from Choreographers The Dance complex is accepting proposals for their Festival of Us, You, We & Them. It is designed to be open and free to the public, inviting everyone to join them in movement. It is designed to give you/your company exposure to the Cambridge community through professional marketing strategies and public presentations and an introduction of your work to The Dance Complex community. Learn more.
Deadline: February 10, 2019
Call for Collaborators Guerrilla Girls BroadBand (GGBB) has launched an anti-rape poster college workshop called #GGBBCampus (www.GGBBCampus.com). Its goal is to share GGBB guerrilla art activism tactics with the next generation of activists, address rampant issues of sexual violence within college systems, and to give students a platform to raise their personal and scholastic concerns on the topic. The title of the poster is “The Spring Break You Won’t Regret to Remember,” and they are looking for students to submit GGBB-styled poster bylines to go under the title. Learn more.
Deadline: February 10, 2019
Call for Work Kingston Gallery in Boston, MA, is currently accepting entries for their exhibition Re:figuring the Body. Calling all artists who are actively redefining “the body” in the current political climate, Kingston Gallery seeks visually engaging work which will foster important conversations about the body in relation to gender identity, race, self-representation from a cultural and historical perspective, and the body politic. Learn more.
Deadline: February 25, 2019
Call For Panels: 29th International Sculpture Conference The International Sculpture Center (ISC), is seeking panel proposals for the 29th International Sculpture Conference in Portland, OR this October 12-15, 2019. This conference will feature the annual ISC littleSCULPTURE show, ARTSlams and breakout sessions, panel discussions, evening parties, hands-on workshops, a keynote address, open studios and gallery hops, optional art and culture trips, public art tours and visits to nearby sculpture sites, and more. Learn more.
Deadline: March 14, 2019
Project Proposals Artists currently enrolled in MFA studio art programs can submit project proposals for an exhibition with Locust Projects, Miami’s longest-running alternative art space, for an exhibition in their Project Room during the summer of 2019. Learn more.
Deadline: March 17, 2019, midnight EST
Emerging Artists Awards Emerging artists are invited to submit their work for consideration for The Real Art Awards at Real Art Ways. This is a really exciting opportunity for artists, supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Six artists will receive: $2,500 prize, a solo exhibit at Real Art Ways in 2019 or 2020, an exhibition publication with essay, curatorial assistance, and the opportunity for an artist talk. Emerging artists in New England, New Jersey, and New York can apply; artists working in all media are welcome; there is no entry fee. Learn more.
Deadline: March 29, 2019
Call for New Members The Oxbow Gallery in Northampton, MA, is accepting applications for new members. Full memberships and shared memberships are available. The Oxbow Gallery is a cooperative gallery of approximately 40 members. All application materials should be delivered to the gallery on Saturday, March 30 from 12-5pm. Pick up of materials is on Sunday, March 31 from12-5pm. Please visit www.oxbowgallery.org or drop by the gallery at 273 Pleasant St. in Northampton (Thurs. – Sun. 12 – 5pm) for more information and full list of application materials.
Drop off: March 30, 2019
Call for 2020 Site-Specific Artist Installations at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2020 season of site-specific artist installations. They’re again offering two funding levels: $7,500 per standard project, and $15,000 per Criminal Justice Today project. Learn more.
Deadline: June 12, 2019
Image credit: Winter at Sea – Taking in Sail Off the Coast, 1869, Winslow Homer (American, 1836-1910), America, 19th century, Wood engraving. From the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art.