Of Note: We are encouraging artists and other cultural workers to take our latest COVID-19 Cultural Impact Survey. Mass Cultural Council is seeking to collect new economic impact data from Massachusetts artists, cultural sector workers, and cultural organizations specifically regarding March 1, 2021 – February 28, 2022. This data will inform and shape how we advocate for and support the cultural sector. Learn more.
Take the survey by: April 15, 2022
ArtBeat The ArtBeat 2022 planning has begun! The Somerville Arts Council’s annual multicultural arts festival showcases the City’s diverse and vibrant arts communities and attracts ten thousand visitors to Davis Square. Presented by the Somerville Arts Council (SAC) and Mayor Katjana Ballantyne. ArtBeat is now its 36th year and features an eclectic mix of music, dance, theater, food, performance, and interactive activities. This year’s theme is Rise. This year’s applications are now online. Learn more and apply.
Craft Vendor Deadline: Thursday, March 31, 2022
Dance artists, general artists, and musicians/performers Deadline: Monday, April 18, 2022
Call for New Members The New Hampshire Art Association is seeking new members. Benefits of membership include participating in multiple member exhibitions each year at the Levy Gallery in downtown Portsmouth, invitations to exhibit at our satellite locations and the League of NH Craftsmen Fair in Sunapee, access to our library of recorded Business of Arts classes, and more! To maintain our high standards we require artists to be juried into the association. Currently the NHAA has two jurying opportunities each year, one in the Fall and one in the Spring. The next new member jurying will take place on Sunday, April 10th – Monday, April 11th. This opportunity is open to New England artists of all mediums. Learn more.
Deadline: April 8, 2022 by 5pm
Call to Artists Newton Cultural Development is seeking artists to activate Newton parks and open green spaces this summer by adding inviting and accessible public art. This art installation will be temporary, lasting approximately three months. Flutter, will consist of six (6) butterfly depictions placed in different parks throughout the city. Butterflies have lives of transformation and resilience – an appropriate reminder for us in our current climate. The project goal is to reimagine City Hall grounds and Newton parklands for community enjoyment while improving engagement with the arts. Learn more.
Deadline: April 8, 2022
Call for Art The Call for Art for the 2022 Art on the Trails outdoor exhibition opens on March 4th. The exhibition will be installed in the Beals Preserve, Southborough, Massachusetts on Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12 and will remain in the Preserve until September 11, 2022. The juror is sculptor Anne Alexander. 2022 Theme: Exposure. Learn more.
Deadline: April 15, 2022
Call to Artists ArtsWorcester seeks artworks that dive into games, play, and interaction for Playing Games. Create a touchable or kinetic piece that will bring the experience of art from the visual to the interactive. Interactive works are strongly encouraged. Give gallery visitors the chance to stop, look, and play for this exhibition opening in May. $500 in prizes will be available. Learn more.
Deadline: April 21, 2022
Call for Muralist The Revere Public Arts Commission seeks one or more artists or artist team(s) to develop a mural for the Butler Circle MBTA Wall. The wall faces a busy rotary entering Revere Beach, which attracts over 900,000 people each year to its coastline, making it a prime location for a mural. The mural wall dimensions are 40′ wide and 35′ high. $20,000 has been approved for artwork. The selected artist(s) or team(s) will be awarded a comprehensive contract (or contracts). The artist will be responsible for artwork design, fabrication, materials, installation, insurance, travel, and all related incidental expenses. Learn more.
Deadline: April 25, 2022
Call for Muralist City of Revere has announced a request for proposals for a muralist for the Point of Pines Underpass Mural. Please review site plan to understand the work surface, how it relates to surrounding elements and the installation requirements to complete this project. $20,000 has been approved for artwork. The selected artist(s) or team(s) will be awarded a comprehensive contract (or contracts). The artist will be responsible for artwork design, fabrication, materials, installation, insurance, travel, and all related incidental expenses. Learn more.
Deadline: April 25, 2022
Call to Artists The Hopkington Center for the Arts is accepting entries for their 2022 Arts in Bloom exhibition, juried by Sorin Bica. Arts in Bloom is a competitive juried annual show open to all artists. Sorin will choose the artwork to be exhibited, and will also select six outstanding works for awards. These artworks will be honored with fresh flower arrangements designed by Hopkinton Garden Club members for the reception on May 26th. The six winning artists will receive cash prizes totaling over $1,000. The Theme: Hope, perseverance and the strenght of the human spirit. (Art work does not have to include flowers.) Learn more.
Deadline: May 2, 2022
MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists Free Workshops
The Art of Submission for Festivals, Museums and Beyond with Catherine T. Morris
This is a new offering!
Wednesday, May 4, 2022 | 2-3:30 p.m. | For Massachusetts
The Basics of Building a Grant with Yara Liceaga-Rojas
Tuesdays, May 10, 17 & 24, 2022 | 2-4 p.m. | For Rhode Island & Connecticut
Learn more for details and registration information for these free workshops
Image credit: Paul Wayland Bartlett, Head of a Cat, bronze, 5 1/8 x 4 x 4 1/2 in., modeled ca. 1877-1880, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Armistead Peter III