Artist Pipeline Program The Harvard Ed Portal is seeking emerging and mid-career artists of all mediums, genres, and disciplines (including musicians, writers, and performers) to participate in our 2024-25 Artist Pipeline Program and join a cohort of emerging artists learning to build a sustainable arts future. The Pipeline program is only open to artists who currently live or work in Allston-Brighton. Gain boots-on-the-ground skills, get a mentor for your specific goals, work towards a paid opportunity at Harvard, and earn a certificate of completion. Applications are now open. If you need assistance to fill it out or have questions about the program itself, please register for the Info Session + Application Assistance discussion on October 19, 2023. Learn more.
Of Note: “Health & Wellness through Creativity” convening on October 23, 2023 10am-12:30pm (Doors at 9:30am) at the Community Music School of Springfield, 127 State Street, Springfield MA. Mass Cultural Council invites you to join us for this convening where we’ll further discuss Arts on Prescription. This convening will feature a keynote panel discussion with leaders who have been closely involved in this work. They’ll share insights and findings of how and why the creative and cultural sector is an essential partner in the fields of health and wellness. Learn more and register.
Craft Artists Applications for CERF+’s Get Ready Grants for craft artists are now open. CERF+’s Get Ready Grants award up to $500 to individual artists working in craft disciplines to conduct activities that will help safeguard their studios, protect their careers, plan their legacies, and prepare for emergencies. Artists are encouraged to use the Risk Assessment activity to generate ideas. Learn more.
Deadline: October 31, 2023
Call to Artists Visual artists working in all media are invited to apply to be part of Cambridge Arts’ Holiday Art Market at 650 East Kendall Street, Cambridge, from Dec. 1 to 3, 2023, from noon to 6 p.m. each day. The event is presented in partnership with BioMed Realty Trust. Learn more and apply.
Deadline: November 1, 2023, at 5 p.m.
Smithsonian American Art Museum 2024–2025 Research Fellowships These fellowships are residential and support full-time research in the Smithsonian collections. Scholars from any discipline whose research engages the art, craft, and visual culture of the United States are encouraged to apply, as are those who foreground new perspectives, materials, and methodologies Fellowships are residential and support full-time research in the Smithsonian collections. SAAM is devoted to advancing inclusive excellence in the discipline of art history and in higher education more broadly, and therefore encourages candidates who identify as members of historically underrepresented groups to apply. Learn more.
Deadline: November 1, 2023
Women’s Studio Workshop Residencies Applications are currently being accepted for the Women’s Studio Workshop Residencies in Rosendale, New York. Women’s Studio Workshop offers Studio, Residency, Art-in-Education Artist’s Book, Artist’s Book, Artist’s Book for Indigenous Artists, and Research Publication Residencies for women and trans, intersex, nonbinary and gender-fluid visual artists. Their studios are located in the foothills of the Hudson Valley’s Shawangunk Mountains. Learn more.
Deadline: November 15, 2022
Drawing Exhibition Entries are currently being accepted for the 15th Annual Juried International Exhibition of contemporary drawing. UNC Asheville seeks to examine drawing as it is practiced and defined by today’s artists. Such an exhibition will demonstrate the continued significance of drawing through both conventional and innovative methods. In efforts to support the breadth of contemporary drawing, media is open to any traditional or experimental drawing media welcoming both two or three-dimensional works, video and/or installation. Learn more.
Deadline: December 3, 2022 11:59 p.m. (MDT)
Public Art for Spatial Justice Grant Public Art for Spatial Justice aims to support public artmaking that helps us see, feel, experience and imagine spatial justice now, while we are still on this journey towards realizing more just futures for our public spaces and public culture. Learn more.
December 4, 2023, 11:59 PM ET
Call to Artists The Massachusetts Department of Youth Services has announced a call to individual artists and organizations. Apply to provide arts administration and the new Regional Arts Coordinator role. Join DYS Arts Partner Roster. Support productions and special events. Learn more.
Deadline: December 11, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.
Women in Film Fellowship The Women In Film (WIF) Fellowships reflects WIF’s commitment to advancing the careers of women, nonbinary, and trans people across all areas of the industry. This flagship program welcomes Fellows from all areas of the entertainment industry for a year of mentoring, master classes, network building, and one-on-one career strategy sessions. Learn more.
Deadline: January 8, 2024
Portrait Contest The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery invites artists to submit portraits in any media for consideration to the 2025 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. The competition seeks to broaden the definition of portraiture and highlight the genre’s relevance in society and contemporary art. Learn more.
Deadline January 26, 2024
Image credit: Kneeling Female Figure, Mexico, Mesoamerica, H. 13 x W. 8 3/4 x D. 7 1/4 in., Stone-Sculpture, from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.