Call to Artists What’s Going On, a juried exhibition inspired by Marvin Gaye’s historic anthem January 6–29, 2023 Piano Craft Art Gallery, 793 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02118 Juried by Hakim Raquib (Boston) and Ellen Jacob (New York). Violence Transformed invites visual artists to participate in What’s Going On, a juried, 2023 multi media arts exhibit of works responding to Marvin Gaye’s 1971 song of consciousness raising and protest. Violence Transformed’s What’s Going On seeks 2D and 3D entries in any medium for exhibition and/or digital projection at the Piano Craft Gallery in Boston, MA. Submissions can include videos of proposed performances for showing during the exhibit. Please note: The audience for Violence Transformed exhibits include children, adolescents and adults of diverse backgrounds and communities. The organization is less interested, therefore, in graphic depictions of violence than in works that encourage reflection, awareness and community-wide engagement with the arts. Learn more.
Deadline: October 27, 2022
Deadlines Approaching for Mass Cultural Council’s Grants for Individuals: Local Cultural Council Grants, STARS Residencies, and the Cultural Sector Recovery Grants for Individuals.
*Local Cultural Council Grants Applications are currently being accepted for Local Cultural Council grants. Applicants may apply to the LCC Program for projects, operating support, ticket subsidy programs, field trips, artist residencies, fellowships or other activities, based on local priorities and needs. LCCs may also choose to fund cultural field trips for children, grades pre-K through 12, by subsidizing the cost for children to attend programs in the arts, humanities, and sciences (including performances, educational tours, and exhibits). Learn more.
Deadline: October 17, 2022
*STARS Residencies Teaching Artists, Scientists, or Humanists.: The Mass Cultural Council’s STARS program will open soon on September 28, 2022, and for the first time individuals can apply! Learn more.
Deadline: October 25, 2022, 11:59pm (ET)
*Mass Cultural Council’s Cultural Sector Recovery Grants for Individuals are unrestricted $5,000 grants to creatives and gig workers to support recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and set a path for growth. Watch a recorded webinar about the program in English or Spanish. Read the program guidelines and apply.
Deadline: November 1, 2022
Social Practice Artist Residency The Essex Art Center is accepting applications for a social practice artist residency in Lawrence. This residency is open to artists living and working within a 25 mile radius of Lawrence, Massachusetts whose work is predominantly community-based and/or participatory in nature. Learn more.
Deadline: November 20, 2022
2023 Walter Feldman Fellowship for Emerging Artists The Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston (A&BC) is accepting entries for the 2022 Walter Feldman Fellowship for Emerging Artists. The program supports the careers of emerging artists through the opportunity to produce a solo exhibition or alternative presentation of work, as well as curatorial and professional development support, including expert guidance on improving business skills for the effective presentation and promotion of your work. This program is made possible by the investment of celebrated abstract expressionist artist Walter Feldman, who long held the goal of supporting emerging artists with opportunities for professional recognition and growth. This year’s juror is Dr. Audrey Lopez. Learn more.
Deadline: November 30, 2022
Currier Museum Artist-in-Residence Artists with a history of community engagement can apply for this social practice residency, which comes with a stipend, travel allowance, materials budget, and housing in a fully furnished home in Manchester, NH. Learn more.
Deadline December 1, 2022
Call to Artists The Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury, CT, is currently accepting entries for their annual MIXMASTER exhibition. The show seeks to discover and recognize the talents of the Museum’s artists members working in New England and the Tri-state region. Initiated to support and recognize contemporary art, MIXMASTER provides an opportunity for established and emerging artists to debut their most recent work. Submissions will be open on Friday, October 7, 2022. Learn more.
Deadline: December 1, 2022
Exhibition Proposals As one of the busiest public library buildings in Massachusetts, the Newton Public Library’s two galleries are highly sought after, well-loved by library patrons and prominently located on the first floor. We welcome applications from New England region artists showing works that are compatible with the Walker Display system. Artists from a variety of ethnicities and life experiences are encouraged to apply. Results will be released by Friday, February 10, 2023. For information contact Ellen: firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more.
Deadline: December 9, 2022 at 11:59PM
Image credit: Head Fragment, c. 900–300 BC, Mexico, Olmec, 1200-300 BC, Jadeite, Overall: 7.4 x 6.2 x 5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 7/16 x 1 15/16 in.). From the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art.