Ah yes, the peaceful shoreline. Welcome summer! Bring on the bridge traffic!
Decorate the COOL Bus The Cultural Organization of Lowell has a new pair of wheels and they need your help designing it. Submit proposals to decorate this 21-person bus that will be used to engage local and neighboring communities in the arts while getting the word out about the many great things happening in Lowell. The person with the winning design gets $1,175 and will be directly involved in making their design come to life. Learn more. Questions: email@example.com.
Deadline: June 15, 2011
Call to Watertown Artists The Watertown Open Studios is currently accepting applications for their annual event. Artists must live, work or create art in Watertown or belong to a Watertown art organization in order to participate. Learn more. Questions: Watertown Open Studios, c/o Lisa Fast, 36 Walnut Park, Newton, MA 02458.
Deadline: June 15, 2011
Call to Artists The Design Studio for Social Intervention seeks an artist/team to collaborate with them on phase two of a campaign co-designed with youth to address social violence in Boston. Currently the campaign uses the symbol of the fitted cap (frequently used by gangs and crews to “rep” their block) and memorial pin to offer youth a chance to “flip” the dynamic of block vs block violence in Boston. For this aspect of the project, the artists will develop a social intervention that engages 200 or more young people. Questions: contact Kenneth Bailey.
Deadline: June 20, 2011
Call to New Media Artists The New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. is now accepting proposals for its Turbulence.org Commissions Program. The goal of these commissions is to support work that creatively explores the Internet as a site of production and transmission. This includes work by individual artists and collaboratives, and work that uses the Internet as a repository and/or explores its possibilities as a conduit. All artists are encouraged to consider how their project advances creative use of the network. Learn more.
Deadline: June 30, 2011
Call to Artists The Arsenal Center for the Arts is currently accepting submissions for their 2011 and 2012 exhibition season. Arsenal Arts is seeking to review an artistic body of work in order to invite qualified artists to participate in one of several exhibits over the coming year. Selected artists will be notified by August 1, 2011. Learn more. Questions: contact Aneleise Ruggles.
Deadline: July 15, 2011
Also of note:
ARTmorpheus Seminar on Fiscal Sponsorship, a Fundraising Tool for Artists and Creative Projects, June 8 at the Boston Center for the Arts
Artists in Context Connected and Consequential Conference, June 10-12 at the Northeastern University Egan Center
Image credit: Photograph of crowded beach by Magnus Rosendahl.