Of Note: MassCreative invites all artists to participate March 26, 2019, in Creativity Connects: MASSCreative Arts Advocacy Day. This is an opportunity to show our state political leaders that arts and creativity should be an expected, recognized, and valued part of everyday life! Plus, if that isn’t enough, the event includes a march from Emerson Paramount Center to the MA State House with the Boston Area Brigade of Activist Musicians, Keytar Bear, Rara Bel Poze, and the Summer Street Brass Band. Learn more and RSVP.
Of Note: Audio storytellers, filmmakers translating works into audio stories, and other artists exploring audio: you can submit your work for a community screening at a Joint Film + Audio Potluck at the PRX Podcast Garage in Boston, Wed, Apr 3, 2019, 6-9 PM. Space is limited for the Community Showcase (6-7 PM – learn more and submit). No RSVP required for Potluck and Conversation (7-9 PM). The event is co-hosted by the PRX Podcast Garage, Sonic Soiree, Boston Film Potluck, and LEF Foundation.
Call for Immigrant Writers and Composers White Snake Projects is collecting stories from Boston immigrant communities and commissioning immigrant composers as part of its new program SING OUT STRONG: Immigrant Voices. Learn More.
Deadline: March 30, 2019
Call For Artists Gallery X in New Bedford, MA, is accepting entries for their self portrait exhibition It’s All About ME! (April 3-28). Artists can submit up to 5 pieces of art no larger than four feet by four feet. Work should be ready to hang with wire of proper hanging attachments. Gallery X charges a 30% commission for sales of non member work and a 20% commission to members. Learn more.
Deadline: March 31, 2019
Photographers Entries are now being accepted for EXPOSURE 2019: The 23rd Annual PRC Juried Exhibition. The juror is Mark Alice Durant of Saint Lucy Books and Saint-Lucy.com. Learn more.
Deadline: April 12, 2019
Cambridge Artists The 11th annual Cambridge Arts Open Studios will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, noon to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The city-wide event celebrates the creative work of visual and performing artists in Cambridge. Artists are invited to register to show in their own studio or home or in a group venue organized by Cambridge Arts. Learn more.
Early Registration Deadline: April 15, 2019
Electronic Music The 2019 NAfME Electronic Music Composition competition is open to students from Kindergarten – Collegiate. Compositions should be 5 minutes or less and should either be composed electronically or include electronic instruments (vocal and/or acoustic instruments may be combined with electronic instruments) Learn more.
Deadline: April 19, 2019
Sculptors The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center in West Rutland, VT, invites artists to submit proposals for SculptFest2019, September 7-October 20. The theme for this year’s outdoor exhibition is Changes, guest curated by Bill Wolff, Assistant Professor and Head of the Sculpture area at Salisbury University on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Artists responding are encouraged to think across and between creative disciplines and media, and to pursue metaphors connecting small-scale changes with social, historical, natural and geologic change, and of course, the CSSC and its grounds. Sculptors, installation artists, sound artists, video artists, web-based artists, performance based visual artists, multimedia and other artists are encouraged to submit work to this call. Learn more.
Deadline: June 28, 2019
Image credit: Photograph of the fabulous Keytar Bear at the Patriots Super Bowl LIII Victory Parade near Government Center.