Webinars with Arts Administrators Arts Administration Association New England is holding a series of “Sip and Chat” webinars with arts administrators from the region. The next discussion is November 19, 2020, 4 PM, featuring Ryan Fotter, Chief of Staff, Boston Ballet; Gill Rose, Artistic and General Director, Odyssey Opera; Lars Hasselblad Torres, Executive Director, Artisans Asylum; and Anne Wright, Education Director, Artisan’s Asylum.
Of Note: Watch Centering Justice: Indigenous Perspectives on Art in Public Space, recorded September 22-24, 2020.
Call for Artists, Vendors The Drive-In Holiday Market is a holiday vending opportunity for artists! A little bit quirky, definitely different and a big dose of holiday fun, New England Open Markets presents the first Drive-In Holiday Market on Sunday, December 13th at the Moonrise Cinemas Drive-In in Carver, MA. Learn more.
Dancers Mark DeGarmo Dance is now accepting applications to participate in its Virtual Salon Performance Series to showcase original artistic works-in-progress with a facilitated audience response portion. Student and professional dance artists are encouraged to apply with solo, duet/trio and group ensemble pieces of varying genres. Each performer will have the opportunity to present up to 10 minutes of unfinished work followed by 10 minutes of audience feedback. Learn more.
Deadline: December 3, 2020 11:59PM ET
Public Art The City of Cambridge is seeking artists to create a major public artwork outside the city’s new Tobin Montessori and Vassal Lane Upper Schools complex, as part of a reconstruction of the educational and community hub at 197 Vassal Lane. They invite you to submit your qualifications – images of past work and biographical information – to be considered for this $650,000 commission. (No proposals at this time.) Questions, contact Hilary Zelson, Public Art Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org, and she will be in touch. Learn more.
Deadline Extended: December 4, 2020, noon EST
Grants for Artists Mass Cultural Council’s Local Cultural Council (LCC) Program has extended its application deadline to December 14, 2020. The LCC Program supports 1000s of community-based projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences annually, with nearly half of the grants benefiting education. Learn more and find your local council.
Deadline: December 14, 2020
Professional Development Support The Public Art Learning Fund provides grants of $500 to $2,000 to support professional development opportunities for New England artists to strengthen their public art practices. Learn more.
Deadline: December 14, 2020, 11:59 PM Eastern
Call to Artists Gallery 263 invites artists to submit work that tells stories of overlooked narratives to Storylines. This regional exhibition is juried by James Everett Stanley, an artist and Assistant Professor of Painting at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Open to residents of New England or those who have lived in New England in the last 5 years. All visual and performance media (2D, 3D, time-based) will be considered. Learn more.
Deadline: January 18, 2021
Call to Artists The Mary Cosgrove Dolphin Gallery at Worcester State University has announced a call for entries for 2020, an upcoming online juried group exhibition. This call is open to emerging and established artists working in any 2D/3D media and video. The Gallery is committed to supporting and promoting diversity and inclusion. We wholeheartedly encourage all interested artists to apply. Late applications will not be considered. Learn more.
Deadline: February 11, 2021
Call to Artists The Cultural Center of Cape Cod invites artists to submit work for their gallery or online exhibitions, Luminosity, The Magic of Water, and Into the Woods. All winners of Luminosity and Into the Woods will be displayed in the galleries. Winners of The Magic of Water will be displayed in the online gallery. Open to All fine art mediums (oil, acrylic, watermedia, pastel, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, photography, sculpture, fiver, wood, digital art) except video. Learn more.
Deadlines: Luminosity, January 1, 2020; The Magic of Water, January 8, 2020; Into the Woods, February 19, 2020.
Microgrants for Boston Artists In response to the current socio-political climate, Red Bull Arts initiative directly supports artists through providing unrestricted aid. The Microgrant program will award two $1,000 grants each month to two artists based in Boston. Open to artists aged 18+ residing and working in Boston for the last year, at minimum. Applicants must be able to receive taxable income in the United States regardless of their citizenship status. Both individual artists and groups can apply. Groups that apply together will collectively receive one $1,000 grant. Learn more.
Image credit: Untitled Man in Boat on Moonlit Sea, Albert Pinkham Ryder, oil on panel, 11″ x 14.5″.