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 February 25, 2021, 4 PM, featuring Emily Borababy, Chief Advancement Officer, Celebrity Series of Boston; Matthew Siegal, Executive Director, LexArt, Lexington Arts & Crafts Society, MA; and John Andrews, Owner, Creative Collective, Creative North Shore and John Andrews Photography, Salem MA.
Community Arts Forum The City of Cambridge is hosting a Community Arts Forum. At this online forum, learn about resources available for #CambridgeMA artists and cultural organizations – and get a chance to ask your questions and hear from others in the community. For creative folks who live, work, create or present in Cambridge or would like to. Thursdsay, February 25, 2021, 5:30-7:30 PM. Learn more.
Call to Artists Kingston Gallery will be exhibiting a juried show, Whistling in the Dark, from July 28th to August 29th, 2021. This year’s jurists will be Lavaughan Jenkins, Jeesoo Lee, and Jamal Thorne. They seek work that is visually engaging and will foster a broader dialogue about the influence of art. The gallery will hold related public events weekly through its series Kingston Conversations. Kingston Gallery welcomes a wide range of visually compelling work from diverse artists representing the Boston art community. They strongly encourage submissions from BIPOC and under-represented artists. All media will be considered, and alternative media is welcomed. Learn more.
Deadline: March 12, 2021 at midnight EST
Collage Artists Collage artists with a passion for equal rights and equitable opportunities for all are invited to apply for Kolaj Institute’s Social Justice Collage Workshop, a four-week program designed to provide a foundation for the intersection of collage and social justice with the end result of creating a collage for an exhibition in May. Learn more.
Deadline: March 13, 2021
Call for Sculptors Applications are currently being accepted from Old Frog Pond Farm and Studio in Harvard, Massachusetts. Their annual Sculpture Walk is an outdoor exhibition situated throughout the fields, pond, and forest paths of the farm. This year’s theme is “Emergence.” 15th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit(July 15 – October 9, 2021). Learn more.
Deadline: March 15, 2021
Project Submissions Art Fluent’s Curator’s Choice Series is currently accepting submissions. Curators Choice is a spotlight of artists worldwide bringing you their words of wisdom and how they work through their creative process. Open to all fine art mediums (oil, acrylic, watermedia, pastel, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, photography, sculpture, fiber, wood, digital art) except video. Free to enter. Please send a third-person bio, a 1st person statement, and up to 20 jpegs (72 dpi at 1000px on the long side) in a zipped folder with your name to email@example.com, with the words, Project Submission in the subject line.
Deadline: March 19, 2021
Call to Artists The Griffin Museum of Photography strives to encourage a broader understanding and appreciation of the visual, emotional, and social impact of photographic art. The Museum will be hosting our 27th Annual Juried Members’ Exhibition with Juror Arnika Dawkins in summer 2021, and are looking for submissions in any medium, style, and school of thought. Learn more.
Deadline: March 21, 2021
East Boston Residents New Urban Mechanics is using collaborative storytelling, dance, and movement to prototype a new form of learning about the City’s budget with East Boston residents. Learn more and apply.
Deadline: March 22, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.
Call to Artists Real Art Ways is now accepting submissions for the 2021 Real Art Awards! Emerging artists living in New Jersey, New England, or New York are invited to submit their work for consideration free of charge. Six selected artists will receive a $2,500 prize, solo exhibition, catalogue essay, and more. This year’s jury panel includes: artist and writer Kameelah Janan Rasheed; artist and Director of the School of Art at George Mason University Hasan Elahi; and Real Art Ways Executive Director Will K. Wilkins. The Real Art Awards is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Learn more.
Deadline: March 31, 2021
Outdoor Sculpture and Installations Art In the Orchard (AIO) is seeking sculptures and installations for its Sixth Biennial outdoor exhibit in Easthampton, Massachusetts. This biennial is expected to draw more than 20,000 visitors from August 10th to November 28th and feature 30 works. Selected artists will receive a $500 honorarium (totaling $15,000). Work containing elements of the whimsical, absurd, or surreal and those that elicit emotional responses are encouraged, as well as kinetic and site-specific work. AIO was awarded the prestigious Gold Star Award for exemplary community arts project. Learn more.
Deadline: April 1, 2021
Call to Artists Art Fluent invites artists worldwide to submit artwork to their online exhibit, Of the Earth. Our plant formed over 4.5 billion years ago. Oceans and land were born, and the atmosphere began to take shape. Humanity stepped in, and our presence became widely evident. Our hand lies heavily on the planet as few places on earth remain untouched. The art of the landscape varies from natural, contemporary, traditional, urban, industrial, or just a wide-open minimal space-we seek artwork that captures the earth’s spirit and character. Show us what Of the Earth means through your perspective. Learn more.
Deadline: April 2, 2021 at midnight (MST)
Muralist The Brookline Arts Center is seeking proposals for a temporary mural to be exhibited in our Annex Gallery in Fall 2021. Artists are invited to develop a plan for a site-specific temporary mural, based on any theme or narration they wish. The artist selected will design, create and exhibit their proposed installation. All artists residing in the United States are eligible to apply. Questions, call 617-566-5715 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more.
Deadline: June 4, 2021
Image credit: A restorer is patiently filling the gaps of the much damaged frescos in the crypt of Sant’Eustorgio church at Milan, Italy. Picture by Giovanni Dall’Orto, March 1 2007.