Call for Mendon Town Hall Campus Special Art Project The Mendon Cultural Council is looking for an artist to create a unique visual art installation for the recently restored Town Hall Campus. The artwork will be located outside and must endure the elements and all-weather conditions native to New England. We are seeking an original work that is visually captivating and embodies our town’s personality. Possible media include sculpture, tiles, brick, and painting of planters or murals. One artist is sought to manage this project. The chosen artist may feature solely their own work or work in collaboration with other artists or groups. A single grant of approximately $1,500 is intended to cover the artist’s time and materials for the project and be paid upon the completion of the work. Questions, contact the Mendon Cultural Council at (508)473-2312 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more.
Dance Series The deadline for the Greenway Conservancy’s Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Greenway Dance Series Presented by Amazon has been extended to Friday, September 23, 2022. Given the specific histories represented on The Greenway, They are particularly interested in working with choreographers/companies of Indigenous, Native, AAPI, Black, and other marginalized backgrounds/experiences. Learn more.
Deadline: September 23, 2022
Arts Administrators of Color Apply to be a part of Network for Arts Administrators of Color’s Mentorship & Sponsorship Program. The program, which is supported by Mass Cultural Council, will include monthly professional development workshops and one-on-one mentoring sessions, November 2022 – May 2023. Learn more.
Deadline: September 30, 2022
Curatoral Proposals The Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) is currently seeking exhibition and/or curatorial proposals for their gallery space for 2024 and beyond. The goals and criteria of exhibitions at the JAC are: to provide a platform for innovative approaches to curatorial, artistic and/or art historical concerns and/or to empower emerging and mid-career artists, or curators, by providing an incubator for their ideas and explorations. Learn more.
Deadline is October 1, 2022
Call to Artists Application for group exhibition at Aplomb gallery in Dover, NH Nov 12, 2022 -Jan 5, 2023 and in VR during the Meta Biennale, 2022. Submit up to 5 works to be considered for a group show at Aplomb Contemporary Portrait Gallery that reference the relationship between individuals. Learn more.
Deadline: October 15, 2022
Grants for Cambridge Artists Cambridge Arts’ annual grants: Art for Social Justice Grants ($7,500) support projects that present the themes and ongoing work of social justice to the Cambridge public through the arts; Local Cultural Council Grants (up to $5,000) offer funding to individuals and organizations for cultural projects, public art, ticket subsidy programs, cultural field trips for children, and other activities; Organizational Investment Grants ($9,000) provide support for operational costs, sustainability, and resiliency to local cultural organizations that benefit Cambridge residents. Learn more.
Deadline: October 17, 2022
The Mass Cultural Council has three grant programs currently available for individuals: Local Cultural Council Grants, STARS Program, and the Cultural Sector Recovery Grants for Individuals.
*Local Cultural Council Grants Applications are currently being accepted for Local Cultural Council grants. Applicants may apply to the LCC Program for projects, operating support, ticket subsidy programs, field trips, artist residencies, fellowships or other activities, based on local priorities and needs. LCCs may also choose to fund cultural field trips for children, grades pre-K through 12, by subsidizing the cost for children to attend programs in the arts, humanities, and sciences (including performances, educational tours, and exhibits). Learn more.
Deadline: October 17, 2022
*STARS Program Teaching Artists, Scientists, or Humanists.: The Mass Cultural Council’s STARS program will open soon on September 28, 2022, and for the first time individuals can apply! Learn more.
Deadline: October 25, 2022, 11:59pm (ET)
*Mass Cultural Council’s Cultural Sector Recovery Grants for Individuals are unrestricted $5,000 grants to creatives and gig workers to support recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and set a path for growth. Watch a recorded webinar about the program in English or Spanish. Read the program guidelines and apply. Key dates for this program include:
Information session: October 6, 2022
Application deadline: November 1, 2022
Printmaking Residency Fellowship Zea Mays Printmaking is offering a subsidized fellowship for a 2-week residency in our printmaking studio to one practicing printmaker or a pair of 2 collaborative printmakers. Applicants are strongly encouraged to demonstrate a commitment to Zea Mays Printmaking’s mission to research, practice and share safer and non-toxic printmaking processes. The 2023 Residency Fellowship Residency Dates: June 6-18, 2023. Learn more.
Deadline: December 1, 2022
Image credit: Anonymous, American 20th Century, Boston and North Chungahochie Express, 1916/1919, oil or tempera on composition board, 18 9/16 x 24 9/16 in. From the collection of the National Gallery of Art.