Of Note: 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. Read the program guidelines and apply. Key dates for this program include:
Information session: October 6, 2022
Application deadline: November 1, 2022.
New Public Art Commission The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts in partnership with the University of Rhode Island is accepting qualifications for a new public art commission at URI’s Fine Arts Center. Applications are being accepted online only through Café (CallforEntry.org); for questions or assistance in submitting your application, contact Molly Dickinson, Public Art and Cultural Facilities programs director, Molly.Dickinson.firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more.
Deadline: September 1, 202
Call for Art The New Hampshire Art Association invites New England artists to submit designs for a Light and Dark themed art installation window display with a nod to Halloween. Artists are welcome to submit individually or in groups. They ask that each application include a 1-page written proposal, which can include up to 5 images. There is no fee to apply. Learn more.
Deadline: September 16, 2022
Call for Sculpture Proposals As part of Portsmouth NH’s 400th anniversary celebration in 2023, they plan to create a maritime-themed sculpture garden in a currently existing city park. They are interested in new concepts as well as already existing art that fits the theme and hasn’t been shown nearby. Learn more.
Deadline: September 23, 2022
Image credit: Poem-card from the Shinkokin wakashu (New Collection of Japanese Poems from Ancient and Modern Times) with Design of Pine on a Beach, 1606, calligraphy by Hon’ami Koetsu, (Japanese, 1558-1637), card mounted on a hanging scroll; gold, silver, and ink on paper. Overall: 132.1 x 43.2 cm (52 x 17 in.); Painting only: 20 x 17.4 cm (7 7/8 x 6 7/8 in.). From the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art.