New England Filmmakers Apply to LEF New England for a fellowship to support attendance to the 2019 Flaherty Film Seminar (June 15-21, 2019), at Colgate University in Hamilton, NY. The seminar is a great opportunity for film artists to connect with programmers, scholars, and other filmmakers from around the globe. The LEF Fellowships can help New England filmmakers attend. Learn more.
Deadline: February 20, 2019
Writers Fellowships Fellowships from Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing offer writers of color and parent-writers the opportunity to attend the MVICW Summer Writers’ Conference. Learn more.
Deadline: February 25, 2019
Artist Projects Funding Applications are currently being accepted for the 2020 Creative Capital Award. Artists in all disciplines may apply in this round, and the application is free. Select artists will be invited to move forward to two more rounds. Artists who receive the 2020 Creative Capital Award will have access to up to $50,000 in funding to develop their project, plus advisory services valued at $50,000, for a total value of $100,000. They are interested in projects that push the boundaries, as well as artists who are ready to take full advantage of their non-monetary services. Learn more.
Deadline: February 28, 2019 (2pm ET)
Call for Performers, Dance, Theatre Applications are currently being accepted from performers to participate in the 40th Annual Cambridge Arts River Festival (Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.). Learn more.
Deadline: February 28, 2019
Call to Artists Applications are being accepted for the 2019 Love Your Block Mini-Grant program. Through Love Your Block mini-grants, the City of Boston helps transform physical landscapes with social programs that highlight the culture of a community. Examples of acceptable projects include Examples of projects include community gardens, art installations, and placemaking. Learn more.
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Call to Artists The Spartanburg Art Museum in Spartanburg, South Carolina is seeking proposals for solo and group exhibitions for 2019-2020. They are interested in all types of work that address contemporary issues and concerns, use traditional materials in unusual ways, and elevate our visitors’ experiences to new levels of participation and engagement. Any individual, collective, or group of artists (age 18+) who reside in the United States or Canada may apply. All media and themes will be considered for exhibition. Learn more.
Deadline: March 7, 2019
National Theater Project Creation & Touring Grant Provides funds for creation and U.S. touring of artist-led, ensemble, devised projects. These grants are highly competitive and are awarded to eight projects annually.The National Theater Project will consider projects submitted by U.S.-based theater ensembles and individual theater artists with identified collaborators. Only one application per ensemble or artist will be accepted per year. Learn more.
Deadline: : March 11, 2019 (11:59PM Eastern)
Call to Craft Artists The Society of Arts and Crafts in Boston, MA, is accepting entries for their Mentor Program (Deadline: April 1, 2019) as well as the 2019 Artist Awards (Deadline: March 31, 2019). Learn more.
New England States Touring Grant New England nonprofits may apply for New England States Touring (NEST) Grants. NEST Grants help support projects featuring public presentations and activities by NEST-eligible artists listed on CreativeGround. Learn more.
Deadline: April 4, 2019
Filmmakers Entries are currently being accepted for Xsection: A Dance and Science Film Festival. The festival will highlight interdisciplinary collaboration between dance, science, and film. XSFF will accept up to 20 films from both emerging and professional artists and provide a platform for screening, feedback sessions, and networking opportunities. Learn more.
Deadline: April 30, 2019
Medal Design Competition Gloucester Celebrations, Inc., the official organizers of Gloucester, Massachusetts’ 400th-anniversary celebration is accepting entries for the city’s International Commemorative Medal Design Competition. This competition is open to artists and designers worldwide, ages 18 and older. Four prizes, ranging from $3,000 to $10,000 (USD), will be awarded. There is no fee to enter. One of Gloucester’s long-held historic traditions, commemorative medals have been a time-honored part of the city’s historic celebrations for over a century, including its 300th, 350th, and 375th anniversaries. Long-time residents and families, as well as collectible medal and coin aficionados around the world, are already looking forward to the new medal marking the quadricentennial of ” America’s Oldest Seaport. ” Learn more.
Deadline: August 31, 2019
Image credit: Leaning Tower of Pizza, Quincy, Massachusetts, photo by John Margolies, from the Library of Congress Flickr Page.