Of Note: The Somerville Arts Council is conducting an arts space survey for both artists and organizations looking for space in Somerville. Learn more.
Free Boston Area Artist Workshops In partnership with the City of Boston’s Office of Art & Culture, MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists is sharing a series of new and exciting workshops being offered this Winter/Spring:
Protecting our Practice and Creative Self with Ngoc-Tran Vu // Feb 1, 2-4pm
Suitable for artists of all disciplines. 25 live participants max.
Financial Well-Being Through Interdependence with Amy Smith & jumatatu m. poe // Feb 9 & 16, 2-4pm
Suitable for artists of all disciplines. 30 live participants max.
An Introduction to Cooperatives in the Arts with Daniel Park // March 28, 2-5pm
Suitable for artists of all disciplines. 100 live participants max.These free workshops have been specifically designed with Boston area artists in mind and we hope there is something in here for everyone! Please note, live workshop access is only open to Boston area artists. Recorded access will be made available for artists across MA with pre-registration. Space is limited. Learn more and register.
Filmmaker for ACTivate Residency The Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) is looking for a filmmaker to collaborate with resident artists throughout their ACTivate Residencies. The first ACTivate Residency occurs on February 6–12, 2023, and the second on July 17–23, 2023. The filmmaker will be responsible for the filming and production of two 3–5 minute documentaries to document the work and highlight the impact of the ACTivate Residency. Learn more.
Deadline: December 19, 2022
Poets Entries are currently being accepted for the Poetry Society of America Awards. The Poetry Society of America has a variety of awards, ranging from $250 to $2,500, for poetry and manuscripts. Learn more.
Deadline: December 31, 2022
Traveling Fellowship for Emerging or Mid-Career Painters Newburyport Art (NAA) is hosting the application process for The Donald Jurney Traveling Fellowship. One grant of $7,500 will be awarded to an emerging or mid-career artist, working in a traditional, representational manner, for the purposes of traveling to paint or study in Europe. The Fellowship is intended to be a serious opportunity to paint and study, without constraint, in the rich cultural world of Europe. The goal is to enable an experience that is both broadening and enriching, informing the Fellow’s work and life for years to come. All funds are intended to defray costs of travel both to/from the chosen destination(s), as well as costs associated with lodging, meals, and art materials. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older by February 1, 2023. Applicants will be notified of the winner of the Fellowship in March 2023. The winner’s travel must be completed by February 28, 2024. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2023
Creative Forces Community Engagement Grants Applications Now Open for Creative Forces Community Engagement Grants. As part of its Creative Forces®: NEA Military Healing Arts Network, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is pleased to announce that applications are now available for the Creative Forces Community Engagement Grant program. A partnership with Mid-America Arts Alliance, these grants support arts engagement projects that address the distinct experiences, challenges, and strengths of a broad military-connected population, including active duty service members, guardsmen, reservists, and veterans, as well as their families and caregivers. Learn more.
Deadline: January 19, 2023
Photo credit: Two men making handmade paper at Frontline Arts. Photo by James Teichman.