Poetry on the T MassPoetry is accepting open submissions for poetry to be featured on MBTA trains in December 2015 as part of its Poetry on the T program. Two spots will be open for a poem by any Massachusetts resident, while one spot will be reserved for a Massachusetts middle or high school student. Learn more.
Deadline: September 28, 2015
Visual Artists Business Grant The Clark Hulings Fund 2015 Business Accelerator Grant is now accepting applications. The fund offers targeted financial assistance and business support to professional visual artists to help them boost their careers and succeed as managers of their art businesses. Applicants must detail exactly how the grant would help them undertake, improve, or expand a specific project. Examples of activities covered by the grant include mounting, casting, creating marketing materials, and transporting work to an exhibition. The fund does not support performance, literary or commercial work. Winners and finalists announced in November 2015. Amount:Two $5,000 grants (no fiscal sponsorship required). Learn more.
Deadline: September 30, 2015
Call to Artists The Nave Gallery Annex in Somerville has announced a call for entries for the exhibition Predictions: Responding to Environmental Issues. They want submissions that address a range of environmental issues including: conservation of “place,” sustainability of ecosystems, and topics related to global warming. Work that explores a variety of approaches, such as aesthetic expression of the sublime, activist design, documentary exploration, and/or choice of “harvested” materials will be considered. All media accepted. Curated by Kathy Desmond. Learn more.
Deadline: October 15, 2015
Jazz Musicians Applications are now being accepted for the Presenter Consortium for Jazz which provides support to consortiums of three U. S. presenters that collectively engage up to three professional U.S. jazz ensembles (consisting of 2-10 musicians each) to perform at each presenter’s venue. Learn more.
Deadline: October 30, 2015
Translation of Prose, Poetry, Drama Through fellowships to published translators, the Arts Endowment supports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English. Grants are for $12,500 or $25,000. Award amounts are determined by the NEA. Learn more.
Deadline: December 8, 2015
Exhibition Proposals The The Newton Free Library presents monthly shows of two-dimensional works by New England area artists in their two exhibiting spaces, the Gallery and Main Hall. They are a state-of-the-art facility visited by more than 13,000 people weekly. The Library Art Committee meets twice each year to select shows for the following year. Applications are now being accepted for exhibits for the July-December 2016 time period. Learn more.
Deadline: December 11, 2015 (12 noon)