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Poets The Unterberg Poetry Center’s “Discovery”/Boston Review Poetry Prizes are now accepting entries. Four prizes of $500 each and publication in Boston Review are given annually for a group of poems. Winners also receive transportation to and lodging in New York City to give a reading at the 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center. Poets who have not yet published a full-length poetry collection are eligible. John Ashbery, Eduardo C. Corral, Timothy Donnelly, Susan Mitchell, and Rosanna Warren will judge. Submit a 10-page manuscript, including at least two unpublished poems and two poems that are one page in length. Learn more.
Deadline: January 24, 2014
Of Note: The New Art Center hosts a Curator Workshop & Information Session that brings an interested public together with curatorial professionals to learn about curating contemporary art, to increase dialogue in curatorial ideas and to promote the New Art Center’s Curatorial Opportunity Program (COP). The featured speaker is Anna Stothart, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston. This event will take place at the New Art Center, 61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA on Tuesday, January 28, 7-9pm. To pre-register, call (617) 964-3424, click here or email Kathleen@newartcenter.org. Last minute drop-ins always welcome. Admission of $10.00 supports the New Art Center’s Exhibitions Program and the Curatorial Opportunity Program.
Photographers The Photography Center of Cape Cod/Cape Cod Art Association is currently accepting entries for Shadows, an open juried photography show and sale at the Mashpee Public Library. Learn more.
Deadline: January 31, 2014
Boston Area Choreographers The Third Life Studio Choreographer Series is an informal performance giving Boston area choreographers a venue to try out new work in an informal setting or to show more developed work. The intimate setting of Third Life Studios creates an opportunity for busy dance artists to see one each others work, to network and for audience members to see and meet established artist and up and coming dancers and choreographers they might not otherwise be exposed to. The Series has presented over 60 Boston dance groups and is now hosting 4-5 shows per year. To Apply for the Friday, February 28th performance, submit the following: a short bio for the program, number of dancers (preference will be given to group works over solos), a 2-3 sentence statement about the work you would like to present or your work in general, a jpg photo or two for series flyer with photography credits, a YouTube link to your work or the specific piece you would like to present. Learn more. Questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Art The Nave Gallery Annex, Davis Square is currently accepting entries for the exhibition Painting Intricacies (April 18-May 4, 2014) curated by Resa Blatman. Learn more.
Deadline: March 7, 2014
Exhibition Proposals The Newton Free Library is currently accepting art exhibition proposals. Learn more.
Deadline: May 16, 2014 (by noon)