Festivals & Projects Grants Mass Cultural Council is now accepting grant applications for Festivals & Projects. The Festivals & Projects provides one-year grants of $2,500 to support public activities incorporating the arts, humanities, or sciences, taking place between July 1, 2023 and June 30, 2024. Learn more.
Deadline: June 8, 2023 at 11:59pm (ET)
Call for Climate Art This call is for a thematic exhibition devoted to artwork relating to the topic of the warming climate and related political and cultural crisis. Held at Limner Gallery in beautiful, downtown Hudson, NY, the exhibition is open for entry to all artists working in any media. Learn more.
Deadline April 30, 2023
Call to Artists Danforth Art is now accepting submissions for their annual juried exhibitions. Emerging and established artists in all media are invited to submit work. Learn more.
Deadline: April 30, 2023
Call to BIPOC Artists The Providence Art Club welcomes artists to submit work for an open exhibition celebrating their founding member Edward Mitchell Bannister (1828-1901). The Edward Mitchell Bannister National Exhibition: Celebrating BIPOC Artists is open to BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) artists living and working throughout the United States, its territories, protectorates, and provinces. Learn more.
Deadline: May 1, 2023
Call for Art Fountain Street gallery in Boston is now accepting submissions for its 2023 international call for art titled, About Face. About Face invites commentary on artistic, personal, and cultural identity, as much as it is about the politics of authority, representation, inclusion, and exclusion. For this call, they would like to see work that ranges from bold and socio-political to subtle and poetic A curator’s choice and two honorable mentions will be awarded. Learn more.
Deadline: May 1, 2023, 11:59PM
Call for Public Art The Friends of the Mary Ellen Welch Greenway (FoMEWG) are looking to commission an artist to create a mural on the Mary Ellen Welch Greenway (MEWG), in the East Boston neighborhood in Boston, MA. Local artists are highly encouraged to apply. The MEW Greenway is a recreational open space in East Boston. Residents of all ages use it for running, jogging, walking, and biking. The FoMEWG has worked on several art pieces on City of Boston property and will support the artist with the approval process from the Boston Art Commission (BAC). The FoMEWG has also been working with the Boston Parks Department and the BAC to develop this project in winter 2022/2023. The proposed themes for the mural are nature and water. Learn more.
Deadline: May 1, 2023
Call For Artists The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts in partnership with the Rhode Island State Police is accepting qualifications for the public art commission at the new Southern Barracks to be built in West Greenwich. The budget for the artwork is $100,000. The Call is open to working artists, who reside in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine and New York. Artists are invited to submit their qualifications digitally at CallForEntry.org, or visit the RISCA website to learn more.
Deadline: May 1, 2023
Of Note: MASSCreative is excited to launch their new FREE four-part virtual training series for artists, creatives, cultural leaders, and political changemakers. The Creative Advocacy Training Series is perfect for novice and experienced organizers looking to deepen their skillset. We are eager to connect advocates who are passionate about creating a more equitable and inclusive creative sector. Each session will include instructors who are knowledgeable in advocacy and organizing, opportunities for participants to share their experiences and learn from fellows, and time for questions. The trainings will take place on Zoom, from 9am – 11am on the following dates: Friday, May 19th, Friday, May 26th, Friday, June 2nd, Friday, June 9th. Participants should plan to attend all four trainings. Recordings and presented materials will be shared with participants following the session. The series is limited to 50 participants in order to ensure an active series. For further questions about the Creative Advocacy Training Series, please email Richeline Cadet, Director of Organizing, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Register here.
Deadline: May 2, 2023
Art Commissions Workshop Artadia is hosting a free online workshop, Making It Work: Navigating Public and Private Art Commissions for Artists, with Mallory Ruymann and Leah Triplett Harrington. This workshop is aimed to empower artists to successfully approach commissions in the conceptual, budgeting, and production phases. Incorporating real-life case studies pulled from their respective practices, the presenters will share best practices and learnings related to the creative process, project management, legal, and financial aspects of a commission project. 5/4, 2 PM ET. Learn more.
Call to Artists Brush Art Gallery & Studios and Lowell National Historical Park Seek entries for “Expressions of Culture and Identity” — Exhibit Dates: June 10 to July 30, 2023 $500 in prizes will be awarded. Learn more.
Deadline: May 5, 2023
Call to Artists 13FOREST Gallery in Arlington is currently seeking submissions for the summer exhibition, As Luck Would Have It, which will focus on the theme of “luck” and all its iterations. Whether we believe good (or bad) fortune is pure happenstance or a force that can be conjured, it is often a potent part of the stories we tell about ourselves and the world. 13FOREST is accepting submissions of completed work or proposals for a new piece to be completed before the show opens. Learn more.
Deadline: May 6, 2023
Call for Public Art The New Art Center, on behalf of Chestnut Hill Square, seeks an artist or artist team to develop and install a site- specific work of temporary public art to enhance the visitor experience. To be installed in August 2023 and on view through December 2023, the project should be designed to be maintained and to withstand the elements. $8,000 for an artist/artist team, inclusive of all project development, material, supplies, building, installation and maintenance. Learn more.
Deadline: May 8, 2023
Call for Outdoor Temporary Art The Umbrella Arts has announced a call for submissions for Art Ramble 2023, their annual temporary outdoors art exhibition in Hapgood Wright Town Forest, in collaboration with the Concord Natural Resources Division. This year’s Art Ramble focuses on work that measures the change that results from exposure to the environment or to human intervention. BIPOC artists are encouraged to apply. Learn more.
Deadline: May 15, 2023 11:59PM
Call to Paper Artists B.J. Spoke Gallery is accepting entries for their PAPERWORKS 2023 virtual exhibition. Artists who use paper as their primary medium, as a substrate, or as the subject of a video. All entries to the Paperworks 2023 competition must be the original work of the artist. Artist will be allowed to submit up to 6 images and/or 2 videos. Submissions must be the original work of the artist. Learn more.
Deadline: May 24, 2023
Call to Artists VISIONS OF TRANE is an exhibition that prompts visual artists to consider some of the qualities inherent in Black music. Regarded as one of the most advanced improvisers in modern music, John Coltrane’s deep explorations have raised the bar for music around the world. But, how do the principles of this music play out in the visual art realm? Visions of Trane is offered in a desire to learn more about this relationship. Learn more.
Deadline: June 1, 2023 at 11:59 PM
Image credit: Handwritten sheet music for John Coltrane’s religious suite A Love Supreme. From Wikimedia Commons.
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