Call for Public Artist The City of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is seeking artists to create a major public artwork outside the city’s new Tobin Montessori and Vassal Lane Upper Schools complex, as part of a reconstruction of the educational and community hub at 197 Vassal Lane. Artists are invited to submit your qualifications – images of past work and biographical information – to be considered for the $650,000 commission. Learn more.
Deadline: Extended to December 4, 2020
Choreographers The ninth annual National Choreography Month (NACHMO) Boston is looking for new or significantly reworked pieces to be choreographed in January 2021. NACHMO Boston is open to anyone regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, choreographic experience, or style of dance. Read more about NACHMO Boston at nachmoboston.weebly.com. Please feel free to also attend their Info Session on Tuesday, November 24th from 8-9:30pm. Learn more.
Deadline: December 5, 2020
Call to Artists Entries are currently being accepted by the Cultural Center of Cape Cod for their open theme exhibition Anything Goes. All media (except film) considered. Learn more.
Deadline: December 11, 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
New England Nonfiction Filmmakers LEF New England is now accepting submissions for Moving Image Fund grants from New England-based filmmakers making feature-length (40+ minute) non-fiction film projects. This program cycle accepts applications for Production grants of $15,000; and Post-production grants of $25,000 (Post-production applications are only open to projects that have received prior LEF funding). Learn more.
Letter of Inquiry Deadline: January 22, 2021
Curatorial Proposals The Cambridge Art Association is pleased to announce an open call for Curatorial Proposals for a 4-week exhibit, to be held in January 2022 at our Kathryn Schultz Gallery (located at 25 Lowell Street, Cambridge MA 02138). This call is open to New England-based curators. They are seeking new voices, and exhibits that are thought-provoking, transformative, and those that present new ideas. This platform is a unique opportunity for both emerging curators to present a project or idea with support from CAA’s full-time staff. In addition to presenting a curatorial exhibit, the selected curator will also jury a complementary exhibit in their University Place Gallery. Benefits include a $1,000 stipend. Learn more.
Deadline: February 15, 2021 (11:59pm)
Image credit: Dorothea Lange in Texas, circa 1934.