Webinars with Arts Administrators Arts Administration Association New England is holding a series of “Sip and Chat” webinars with arts administrators from the region. The next discussion is November 12, 2020, 4 PM, featuring Gannit Ankori, Interim Director, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University; Nora Diedrich, Executive Director, Newport Art Museum; and Lucia Marconi, Manager, Planned Giving, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Budgeting Basics for Small Organizations Cultural organizations, including artist-led organizations, can take part in a free online workshop, Building Blocks for Small Organizations: Budgeting Basics, hosted by Mass Cultural Council and SMU DataArts. The session will explore the annual budget process: why budgeting is critical, and how to use a budget template, create different types of budgets for different audiences, and monitor your budget throughout the year. All are welcome, but this session is especially geared toward smaller organizations and arts managers with little financial knowledge and experience. November 19, 2020, 4 PM. Learn more.
Jazz Performers National Initiative Jazz Road is accepting grant applications. Artists from around the country can apply for up to $15,000 to support their tours. Designed for emerging and mid-career artists around the entire country, Jazz Road Tours supports small, three- to six-site tours at an array of venue types. Learn more.
New England Musicians Pandemic Relief Fund New England musicians who made at least 50% of their income as a performing musician or music educator (last three years) can apply for relief funds from the New England Musicians Relief Fund. Learn more.
Documentary Projects Fund The CAAM Documentaries for Social Change Fund invites ambitious, social issue projects including series that push the boundaries for Asian American storytelling. The Fund offers grants for social issue documentary projects primarily in the research and development phase up to $10,000. This is a development grant without any distribution or other restrictions attached. Learn more.
Deadline: November 20, 2020
Call to Artists Art Fluent’s Curator’s Choice Series we will accept submissions from October 26-November 27, 2020. Open to ALL fine art mediums (oil, acrylic, watermedia, pastel, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, photography, sculpture, fiber, wood, digital art) except video. Free to enter. Learn more.
Deadline: November 27, 2020
Film Completion Fund The Frameline Completion Fund is accepting applications from emerging and established filmmakers for grants of up the $5,000 to complete films that represent and reflect the LGBTQ+ life in all its complexity and richness. Learn more.
Deadline: November 30, 2020
Playwrights The Woodward/Newman Drama Award is an exclusive honor offered by Bloomington Playwrights Project, remembering the many great dramas Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman performed in together. And due to current circumstances, BPP has decided to consolidate its comedy and drama awards into one single contest called the Woodward/Newman Award. This will be open to both comedies and dramas and one winner will be selected regardless of genre and receive a $3,000 prize along with a full production. Learn more.
Deadline: December 1, 2020
Grants for Artists, Photographers Innovate Grant is now accepting submissions for the Fall 2020 Cycle. Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on their website. Learn more.
Deadline: December 10, 2020
Grants for Artists Mass Cultural Council’s Local Cultural Council (LCC) Program has extended its application deadline to December 14, 2020. The LCC Program supports 1000s of community-based projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences annually, with nearly half of the grants benefiting education. Learn more and find your local council.
Deadline: December 14, 2020
Call to Artists Art Fluent invites artists to submit artwork to their online exhibit, Identity. They seek artwork that goes beneath the surface to reveal aspects of the subject that usually remain hidden. All accepted pieces will be displayed in their online gallery. Learn more.
Deadline: December 18, 2020 at midnight (MST)
Chapbooks The Frost Place Annual Chapbook Competition sponsored by Bull City Press is currently accepting submissions. Tiana Clark will judge. The selected winner’s chapbook will be published by Bull City Press. The winner will also receive 10 complimentary copies, a $250 prize, and a full scholarship to attend the Poetry Seminar as well as an optional writing retreat at Frost Place. Learn more.
Deadline: January 5, 2021
Artist Residencies The Studios at MASS MoCA is now accepting applications for a select number of fully funded fellowship residencies occurring between June 15 – Dec 31, 2021. See the full list of available fellowships.
Deadline: January 8, 2021
Image credit: Photo by Dylan Gianlanella. A great rainbow over the waterfall at Skogafoss.