Of Note: The Worcester PopUP is a new space for workshops, community events, performances and opportunities to share and sell locally made creative work by artist and creative entrepreneurs. The Worcester PopUP is a program of the Worcester Cultural Coalition dedicated to collaborative co-working, performance, and creative entrepreneurship. They are located in downtown Worcester Massachusetts at 20 Franklin Street. Learn more.
Documentary Filmmakers Production Grants The International Documentary Association (IDA) Enterprise Documentary Fund provides production funds to feature-length documentary films taking on in-depth explorations of original, contemporary stories and integrating journalistic practice into the filmmaking process. In addition to funds, grantees will receive additional resources and expertise tailored to the needs of the project. Inclusion and diversity, both in terms of the filmmaking team and subject matter, are a priority of the fund. Learn more.
Deadline: April 28, 2019
Call for Photographs and Photo-based Works The Old North Church & Historic Site is accepting entries for the exhibition Rally Point: Bravery + Action (May 17 – July 15, 2019) to be on display in its community gallery space Patriots Corner. Submitted works should explore how teamwork, collective action, and fellowship can promote active citizenship, or more broadly, the concepts of community and courage. With this exhibit, Old North, a national landmark visited by over 200,000 people per year, seeks to investigate what teamwork and courage look like in the 21st century. Active duty and veteran military are especially encouraged to submit. Up to three pieces of original work can be submitted (no entry fees). Learn more.
Deadline: April 30, 2019 (11:59pm)
Short Stories Glimmer Train is seeking stories of up to 12,000 words from emerging writers for their Short Story Award for New Writers. Open to writers whose fiction has not appeared, nor is scheduled to appear, in any print publication with a circulation over 5000. Most entries run from 500 – 4000 words, but any lengths up to 12,000 words are welcome. Learn more.
Deadline: April 30, 2019
Call to Artists Entries are currently being accepted to the exhibition Interpreting Brain and Spinal Fluid Disorders through Art, an open juried national exhibition sponsored by Art League Rhode Island (June 13 – August 21, 2019) at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Gallery. Due to gallery restrictions, only 2-D work can be accepted to this exhibit. Juror: Mary Dondero, Interdisciplinary Artist, Professor of Art, Bridgewater State University. Questions, contact email@example.com or (401) 861-0500. Learn more.
Deadline: May 3, 2019
Call to Artists The Cultural Center of Cape Cod is accepting entries to the exhibit Color My World: An Exhibit Of Work That Uses Color to Engage, Excite, Inspire (June 5-30, 2019). Artists worldwide are invited to submit work that uses color to great effect BUT DOES NOT DEPICT FLOWERS. For four days during the Color My World exhibit, the Garden Club of Hyannis, Massachusetts will display floral arrangements and designs inspired by the artwork, so the exhibit itself should NOT include depictions of flowers. All other subject matter and all media will be considered. Cash prize for Best in Show $500. Learn more.
Deadline: May 10, 2019
Writers Ploughshare’s Emerging Writer’s Contest is open to writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry who have yet to publish or self-publish a book. The winners receive publication in Ploughshares and an award of $2000 each. The 2019 contest judges are Ottessa Moshfegh (Fiction), Leslie Jamison (Nonfiction), and Fatimah Asghar (Poetry). Learn more.
Deadline: May 15, 2019
Call to Artists L’Atelier Berkshires Gallery is looking for artists to feature in their Summer Art Shows 2019. L’Atelier Berkshires is located at 597 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA. Learn more.
Deadline: June 15, 2019
Image credit: Stained glass panel depicting an angel, North Rose Window, Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France. Photograph from the Medieval Stained Glass Photographic Archive. Interested in learning more about Medieval art and stained glass? Check out these books by Madeline Harrison Caviness.