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 discussions are June 9, 2020, 4 PM, featuring Nick Adams (Executive Director, Cantata Singers), Madeleine Stekzinsky (Co-founder/Executive Director, ZUMIX), and Jim Wooster (Executive Director, Passim Boston); and June 11, 2020, 4 PM featuring Lee Mikeska Gardner (Artistic Director, The Nora Theatre Company), Julianne Boyd (Artistic Director, Barrington Stage Company), and Kate Snodgrass (Artistic Director, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre).
Medical Emergency Grants The New York Foundation for the Arts has partnered with Robert Rauschenberg Foundation to administer the Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants program, which provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 for unexpected medical/dental/mental health emergencies. The grants are available to visual and media artists and choreographers who live anywhere in the U.S., its Territories, and the District of Columbia. The program does not cover lost wages/income. Learn more.
Deadline: June 15, 2020
Of note: Promote yourself, your fees, and your creative work on Creative Ground, a free searchable database of New England based performers and artists.
Dance Experience Dancing Queerly Live with multimedia presentations, original new work, pop-up dance lessons, and more. Hosted by TruDee with Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion, Lilly Rose Valore, Queens with a Mission, Em Papineau and Sofia Engelman, The Boston Renegaydes and Olivia Blaisdell. Free, registration required. June 19, 2020 at 7:00 pm EST.
Peaceful Protest Posters The New Art Center in Newton is accepting submissions to an online exhibition of Peaceful Protest Posters. submit up to three images of Protest Posters of their own design. Posters should predominately include graphic arts, iconography, and/or imagery. Posters that are made up in multiple parts may be submitted as one piece. Ibrahim Ali-Salaam will curate. Learn more.
Deadline: Friday, June 26, 2020, 11:59 PM ET
Pittsfield Art Show Artists in Pittsfield: participate in the Drive-Walk-Bike-By City Art Show. It’s an effort to fill Pittsfield neighborhoods with art on the evening of July 3, 2020 to unite the community. Art will be viewed from cars, bikes, or on foot from a socially safe six foot distance. Artists can display work in all media from porches, trees, lawns, driveways, open garages, projections on homes, or however they devise for passers-by. To participate, send your Pittsfield address to firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more.
Poetry Fellowships The Poetry Coalition, a network of 25+ poetry organizations coordinated by the Academy of American Poets, has launched the Poetry Coalition Fellowship program, a program that will offer paid fellowship positions to five fellows per year who will each assist a different Poetry Coalition organization for twenty hours per week over the course of a forty-week period. All positions will be remote. The five organizations hosting the inaugural Poetry Coalition Fellows beginning this year are CantoMundo, Cave Canem, Kundiman, Mizna, and Split This Rock. Learn more.
Deadline: July 15, 2020
Call to Artists Augusta Savage Gallery at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst has announced a call for entries for their juried digital art exhibition, Breathing While Black. Learn more.
Deadline: July 15, 2020
Image credit: North Atlantic Right whale mother and calf. Learn more
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