Last Call! Mass Cultural Council Survey This is the last week individuals and organizations can complete the Agency’s sixth COVID-19 cultural impact survey. Respond by April 15, 2022.
Performers Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion seeks in-person performers for QUEER CABARETS presented 4 evenings during Pride Month June 16- 19, 2022 in collaboration with the Central Square Theater. Learn more.
Of Note: Boston Art Review is seeking quotes from artists and creatives about experiences with or looking for live/work space in the Boston area, for an upcoming issue. If your quote is considered, Boston Art Review will reach out for additional details and to confirm consent to publish. Learn more.
Call to Artists The Needham Art Association is accepting entries to their Spring Judged Exhibit which will take place at the Center at the Heights (CATH). Work can be no larger than 16 x 20 inches. Learn more to apply.
Deadline: April 19, 2022
Call to Artists The Malden Public Library is accepting applications for their Monthly Rotating Art Exhibit. Through April 30, 2022, you can apply to showcase your art for one month in the library, July – December 2022. Learn more.
Call to Artists The Watertown Arts Market is committed to including a diverse range of arts and culture offerings across mediums and cultures. Participation is free for individual artists and nonprofit organizations. Arts and culture businesses will be asked to pay a nominal registration fee. Learn more.
Call to Artists Entries are currently being accepted for the Cape Cod Museum of Art’s International Juried Exhibition in Dennis, MA. The theme of this exhibition, All The World’s A Stage, opens unlimited interpretations to all visual artists. Explore the possibilities of expressing theater, dance and music through your artwork. Take inspiration from a specific performance or performer. Use kinetic artwork, embracing movement and time. A more politically minded artwork might depict or respond to today’s world stage. Or, on a more personal level, how does performance find its way into religious, familial, social and romantic life? Exhibition Dates: 5/11/22 – 7/24/22. Juror: artist Bill Evaul. Learn more.
Deadline: April 23, 2022
Call to Printmakers Entries are currently being accepted for Katzman Contemporary Projects open call for Northeast artists for The Big Print Show, which opens June 23, 2022 at Katzman Contemporary Projects in Dover NH. Work must be framed and wired to hang or if unframed, will be held by magnets circumferentially. The magnets can leave an indentation on paper in the periphery. All work must be dropped off or shipped to gallery flat. Learn more.
Deadline: April 29, 2022
Artist in Residence (AiR) Summer 2022 The Beacon Gallery’s nonprofit arm (Beacon Gallery Consulting) and Arts Administration Association New England (AAANE) AiR program aspires to support artists to explore and unleash their creative process. The AiR program is designed to bring talented artists into Beacon Gallery’s creative space to produce work for in-situ and ongoing exhibition. One artist will have access to a studio and gallery space, to be used to create unique artwork while on-site. The Beacon Gallery-AAANE AiR program supports artistic inquiries, encouraging the creative intellectual and personal growth of visual artists. We hope to facilitate this process by offering a gallery space and time so artists can focus on their practices in a safe space where they can thrive, create freely and assess their values as creators/makers. Learn more.
Deadline: April 30, 2022
Call to Artists Entries are being accepted for COASTLINE: A Celebration of the New England Shoreline and Coastal Way of Life, May 20 – June 12, 2022. LexArt invites artists from Lexington and surrounding communities to submit two-dimensional, representational or abstract painting that relates to the New England shoreline and or coastal way of Life. Work can be in any painting medium including, mixed painting media. The exhibit will be displayed in our newly renovated Molly Harding Nye Gallery, an outstanding museum-style exhibition space. Cash prizes to be awarded. Learn more.
Deadline: May 1, 2022
Register for Workshop Recording MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists Program offers free, career-building workshops for artists. In May, Catherine T. Morris will lead a workshop called The Art of Submission for Festivals, Museums and Beyond. Registration for in-person participation in the workshop is at capacity, but you can still sign up to receive a link to a recorded version of the workshop, after it takes place on May 4, 2022. Learn more.
Documentary Filmmakers The Miller/Packan Film Fund supports documentaries that Educate, Inspire and Enrich. The fund is financed through the Rogovy Foundation. Each year, grants totaling $200,000 are awarded to between eight and twelve filmmakers. Each grant is one-time only and offered in amounts up to $25,000. At the highest level, the Fund’s subject categories are Education, the Environment and Civics. Grants will be awarded to filmmakers who most closely match their defined areas of interest. Learn more.
Deadline: May 15, 2022
Call to Artists The Umbrella Arts Center invites artists to participate in their Art Ramble 2022. The Art Ramble is a temporary outdoor public art installation sited around the Fairyland Pond in the Hapgood Wright Town Forest, in collaboration with the Concord Natural Resources Division. For the exhibition, They are seeking dynamic artworks that express a striving to regain balance with its surroundings. How does the imbalance produced by climate change generate new directions, migrations, contortions, orientations? How can we bridge the growing chasm between the loss of habitat, and life’s persistence? Artwork can reflect various types of knowing: scientific, kinetic, kinesthetic, aesthetic, Indigenous, or a combination. Please consider any and all angles and perspectives. The environment is all around us. Artwork need not be at eye level—though all work must be fully visible from the path. We will be looking for a mix of scale, media and perspective, as well as work that is site-specific and responsive to the environment. All media, including sound installation (via QR code) and performance will be considered. BIPOC and artists of all backgrounds and identities are encouraged to apply. Learn more.
Deadline: May 16, 2022
Feature-length U.S. historical Documentaries The Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film, now in its 4th year, is designed to provide finishing funds ($200,000), including outreach and marketing, for feature-length U.S. historical documentaries. Learn more.
Deadline: June 1, 2022
Call to Artists Fountain Street in Boston has launched The Sidewalk Video Gallery, a public viewing gallery for video and other digital media art. Exhibitions of short, silent, experimental work will be displayed on two 50″ monitors facing out from gallery windows at sidewalk level. The programming is designed to promote diversity and include a broad array of artists, styles, thematic content, and levels of experience. Learn more.
Image credit: Raphaelle Peale, Still Life – Strawberries, Nuts, American, 1774–1825, Oil on wood panel, 16 3/16 × 22 3/4 in., from the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago.