Call for Participation Individuals are invited to participate in an annual worldwide initiative called On Display Global, a movement installation developed by physically-integrated dance company Heidi Latsky Dance, to commemorate the United Nation’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3, 2019. On Display/Harvard is part of a network of communities across the world who perform the work each year. On Display is a structured improvisational movement piece designed to be performed by diverse people and presented in a public and accessible space. The installation allows performers and the public alike to fully witness each other. The Harvard Dance Center is thrilled to be partnering with Harvard’s Widener Library for this project. No formal dance experience is required. Persons with and without disabilities are encouraged to participate. The movement installation will involve stillness, structured improvisation, and internal focus. Questions, contact Elizabeth Epsen, Communications & Programs Coordinator for Dance, email@example.com, 617-496-0314. On Display/Harvard, Wednesday, December 3, 2019, 7-8pm at Widener Library, Harvard University. Learn more.
Call to Performers, Vendors, Visual Artists BAMS Fest 2020 is accepting applications from performers, vendors, and visual artists. Boston Art & Music Soul (BAMS) Festival strives to break down racial and social barriers to arts, music, and culture for marginalized communities of color across Greater Boston. Learn more.
Deadlines: Vendors, November 22, 2019; Visual Artists, December 27, 2019; Performers, January 6, 2020
Call to Artists ArtsWorcester is currently accepting submissions for the 16th Annual College Show. All students from Worcester-area colleges, at all levels of expertise, are eligible. Submission is free. Show your favorite project from last year, or the piece you made in the course that you liked most. Cash prizes will be awarded. This year’s College Show will be juried by Lynne Cooney, Artistic Director and chief curator of the Boston University Art Galleries. Artists may submit up to three works. Learn more.
Deadline: Sunday, December 1, 2019
Matching Grant Available to Present Indigenous Performing Artists Nonprofit presenters in New England receiving funding from NEFA’s New England States Touring (NEST) grant for a project featuring Indigenous artists can receive up to a dollar-to-dollar matching grant from the AIP Touring Fund. Learn more.
December 2, 2019 (11:59 PM ET)
Playwrights Company One Theatre’s expansive PlayLab initiative is an incubator of new work for writers of varied experience levels and backgrounds. PlayLab’s myriad programs aim to provide professional development that aligns with C1’s mission of nurturing civically-engaged artists and creating a more equitable city. Mentorship opportunities for emerging playwrights to practice and enhance their craft while actively engaging with our mainstage programming. Learn more.
Deadline: December 9, 2019 (11:59 PM)
Call for Plymouth Poets The Plymouth Regional Economic Development Foundation has announced a call for the Plymouth Poet Laureate. They will pay the poet laureate $2,500 over the two-year commitment. Plymouth Poet Laureate is to elevate poetry in the consciousness of Plymouth residents and to promote the community’s values, history, people, and cultural traditions through literary arts. The Plymouth Poet Laureate is an honorary two-year appointment. During that term, the Poet Laureate will advocate for poetry, literature, and the arts, as well as contribute to the community’s literary legacy through public readings and participation in civic events. The Poet Laureate is encouraged to actively
propose and lead community projects that strengthen the program’s purpose. Learn more.
Deadline: December 13, 2019
Musicians The Musicians Playground is launching a new series called Art & Music where they’ll feature the work of four artists a year in combination with live music at their space in downtown Boston. The exhibitions will be held quarterly and open to the public. Any artists who are interested should apply to firstname.lastname@example.org with a link to their work.
Artist Fellowship Through the Artful Seeds Artists Fellowship, The Art Connection provides non-profits a direct hands-on experience with an artist, introducing them to the full cycle of art – ideation, physical making and exhibition – over a six-month period.The Art Connection awards fellowships each year to qualified and talented visual artists. Artists will receive a monetary award of $4,500 to develop their project and an additional $1,500 is allotted to purchase supplies and cover other costs. Learn more.