Studio Space Do you need affordable studio space? Are you in Beverly, MA or interested in working in this city? Fill out this interested artist survey The purpose of this survey is to identify artists in Beverly, the North Shore, and the Greater Boston area who would be interested in potentially renting space at BevArt. The building has been voted surplus by the City of Beverly and will go through a public Request for Proposals Process.
Writing for Justice Fellowship PEN America’s Writing for Justice Fellowship will commission six writers—emerging or established—to create written works of lasting merit that illuminate critical issues related to mass incarceration and catalyze public debate. Learn more.
Deadline: May 15, 2019
Project Partnership Grant This grant opportunity is intended to support recurring events and programs that create opportunities for artists in Boston. The City of Boston is offering a limited number of grants of up to $10,000 each. Grants can be used for projects that may include arts or cultural programs, activations, annual cultural traditions, and community arts events. Learn more.
Deadline: May 17, 2019
Storytellers POV Spark and NFB are looking for women, non-binary, and genderqueer storytellers to explore the theme of belonging through Otherly, a series of short documentaries made for Instagram Stories. Learn more.
Deadline: May 17, 2019
Visual Artists Feeling a bit crowded? Time for some Spring cleaning? Want to find your forgotten art a home? Be a part of Post Office Gallery’s Third Annual Memorial Day Weekend CLEAN OUT THE STUDIO SALE on Cape Cod! Gallery commission will be reduced to just 30%. No frills, no food, no fanfare, just honest-to-goodness bargains in an effort to find your art a home! Work will be stacked, hung, leaning against a wall, ready for eager Buyers to catch a deal. Contact Director@PostOfficeGallery.com with any questions.
Drop off: Sunday, May 19, 12pm to 3pm.
Arts Writers Grant Apply for the Arts Writers grant, which supports emerging and established contemporary art writers to “support projects addressing both general and specialized art audiences, from scholarly studies to self-published blogs” with grants ranging from $15,000 to $50,000. Learn more.
Deadline: May 20, 2019
Artists-in-Residence I-Park, located in rural East Haddam, CT, announces its fully-funded four-week autumn multi-disciplinary residencies. Artists/designers working in visual arts, music composition/sound art, language arts, architecture, moving image, landscape/garden/ecological design and performance art are encouraged to apply. I-Park provides comfortable, private living quarters in an 1850’s era farmhouse, a private studio space and a food program. In addition to attentive staff support, shared workshop space and an array of tools, equipment and site materials are available on request. Questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 860-873-2468.
Deadline: Monday, May 20, 2019
LGBTQ+ Artist Mentorship Program The 2019-2020 program cycle of Queer|Art|Mentorship forges new relationships between early-career and established LGBTQ+ artists and curators by partnering mentors with a mentee in their field. Learn more.
Intention to Apply Deadline: May 30, 2019
Post-Production Film Grant ScreeningRoom, Jigsaw Productions and the Points North Institute have announced the launch of Follow Focus, a new grant opportunity for a short documentary film entering into post-production. One selected documentary filmmaker or video journalist will receive a $10,000 grant towards the creation of a short, cinematic documentary film, a one year ScreeningRoom Pro account, and mentorship in the form of feedback from Jigsaw, ScreeningRoom and Points North. Learn more.
Deadline: May 31, 2019
Writers Prize Entries are currently being accepted for The Vilcek Foundation 2020 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Literature. This foundation raises awareness of immigrant contributions in America and fosters appreciation of the arts and sciences. Three prizes of $50,000 each will be awarded to foreign-born writers, 38 years or younger, who have demonstrated outstanding achievement early in their careers. Eligible genres include fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Learn more.
Deadline: June 10, 2019