Drawing & Printmaking, Poetry, Traditional Arts Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellowship applications in Drawing & Printmaking, Poetry, Traditional Arts now available. Fellows awarded $12,000 each and Finalists will receive $1,000 awards (contingent upon final state budget approval). Learn more.
Deadline: October 2, 2017
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry Entries are currently being accepted for the 27th Missouri Review’s Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize. Awards $5,000 and publication to the prize-winners in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Learn more.
Deadline: October 2, 2017
Unpublished Short Stories Recommended Reading, a magazine by Electric Literature, is now accepting open submissions of short fiction stories 2,000-10,000 words in length. Learn more.
Deadline: October 4, 2017
Musical Theatre Artist Grants The Jonathan Larson Grants are intended to honor and recognize emerging musical theatre artists. Composers, lyricists, and librettists who work in musical theatre are the focus of the grants. ATW is committed to serving artists who are creating new, fully producible works for the theatre, and advancing the art form. The grants do not honor a specific piece or project. Grant awards are based on merit, and are intended for those artists with a demonstrated commitment and dedication to a career in musical theatre. Further, the grants are not intended to be scholarships, and artists applying for grants should be working professionally in the field. Learn more.
Deadline: October 7, 2017
Art in All Media Fountain Street Gallery, an artist-member gallery space located in Boston, has issued a call to artists in any media for the exhibition Space Invaders. The organizing theme of the exhibition is work that explores the concept of space in all its myriad forms and interpretations. Past Artist Fellow Samuel Rowlett will jury and curate. Learn more.
Deadline: October 15, 2017
Call for Artists Palaver Strings, Music Ensemble in Residence at Boston Center for the Arts, seeks a visual artist collaborator to create a participatory, temporary public art installation that prompts audiences to reflect on Boston as a sanctuary city. Learn more.
Deadline: October 23, 2017
Poets The submission period for the 2018 Massachusetts Poetry Festival is now open. The festival seeks programming that encompasses the diversity of Massachusetts poets. Within that diversity, they will select the highest quality content and presentation possible. Learn more.
Deadline: October 30, 2017
Call to Artists The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod has announced a call to artists for the theme: Sensory Overload. New works will be given preference. They encourage submissions of digital and performance art. Live performance submissions for the opening reception on January 6, 2018. Cash award for Juror’s Choice. Blind jury. Learn more.
Deadline: October 31, 2017
Filmmakers Entries are currently being accepted for the Boston International Film Festival (April 25 – May 2, 2018). They are considering both feature-length and short subject in Narrative, Documentary, Animation, and Experimental. Learn more.
Deadline: November 6, 2017
Craft Artists The Artists “Get Ready” Grants help artists working in craft disciplines safeguard their studios, protect their careers + prepare for emergencies. Up to 10 grants ($500 for individual artists and $1,500 for groups of artists) will be awarded on a competitive basis to eligible artists towards the purchase of goods or services that will have a direct impact on increasing career + emergency readiness. Learn more.
Deadline: November 30, 2017
Women Cinematographer Grants The Digital Bolex Grant for Women Cinematographers offers approximately $10,000 worth of gear and accessories loaned on a rolling basis to any narrative short, music video, or feature film project to be shot by a female cinematographer. Recipients of the grant receive a loaned camera package for up to 21 production days. Grant is open only to productions that engage a female director of photography. Grant is only open to films shooting in the Continental United States. Learn more.