MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists Free Online Artist Workshop Crowdfunding for Artist Projects with Laura Christensen on Tuesday, August 8, 2023 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM (in Zoom) Learn tips and tricks to help crowdfund your art project. In this workshop, Laura will guide participants through the process of preparing and running a successful crowdfunding campaign, from setting funding targets, to identifying potential backers, to sharing your campaign with the world. Participants will take away best practices for running a short-term campaign to fund a particular project on any crowdfunding platform. Learn more and register.
Fellowships for First Peoples The First Peoples Fund Fellowships are open to visual, performing, and literary artists with cash awards of $10,000. Applicants must be an enrolled member or provide proof of lineal descendancy of a U.S. federally recognized tribe, a state recognized tribe, or be an Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian. Learn more.
Artists in Business Leadership Fellowships, Deadline: August 7, 2023
Cultural Capital Fellowships, Deadline: August 14, 2023
BIPOC Artists The Corning Museum of Glass BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) Residency allows artists to spend a month at The Corning Museum Studio in Corning, NY exploring new directions in glassmaking or expanding on their current bodies of work while using the immense resources of the world’s leading glass museum. Learn more.
Deadline: August 31, 2023
Call to Sculpture Artists Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park in Cornish, NH has issued a call to artists for Sculptural Visions. Sculptors are invited to apply to showcase their work and demonstrate their process at Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park’s annual Sculptural Visions festival on September 23, 2023. A per diem compensation of $300 will be awarded to accepted sculptors. Learn more.
Deadline: September 1, 2023
Performing Artists Grants USArtists International supports in-person and virtual performances by American artists at engagements at international festivals and global presenting arts marketplaces outside of the United States. The program funds individuals and ensembles across all performing arts practices and disciplines. USArtists International is designed to encourage the presence of U.S. performing artists on international stages and in the global arts community; to support engagements that develop and expand both the careers and artistic goals of U.S. performers by providing connections with presenters, curators, and fellow artists; and to promote justice in the arts community by elevating the diverse voices contributing to the vibrant array of creative expression in the United States. USAI provides grants of up to $18,000 toward eligible expenses. Learn more.
Deadline: September 29, 2023
Quilters The Wayne Art Center in Wayne, PA, seeks submissions to Art Quilt Elements 2024, the 16th international biennial juried exhibition highlighting contemporary fine art quilts in a highly acclaimed exhibit promoting the art quilt as a fine art form. AQE 2024 Jurors Carolyn Ducey, Ann Johnston and Bruce Pepich will review applications and select the work for Art Quilt Elements 2024. Exhibition March 24-April 27, 2024 Learn more.
Deadline: October 15, 2023
Filmmakers Grant The Roy W. Dean Grant winner for Fall will receive $3,000 and thousands more in donated services including a film score as well as animation to help them complete their project. Eligible projects include documentary films, narrative features, short films, and web series. Learn more.
Deadline: October 31, 2023
Public Art Grants The New England Foundation for the Arts, Public Art for Spatial Justice program offer grants ranging from $15,000 to $30,000. These grants for Massachusetts-based artists or collectives aim to support public art that helps us see, feel, experience, and imagine spatial justice. Learn more.
Deadline: December 4, 2023
Image credit: Eastman Kodak Company advertisement postcard, from the Harvard Fine Arts Library, Digital Images & Slides Collection.