Exhibition Proposals GRIN accepts proposals for solo and group exhibitions, gallery-wide guest curated exhibitions, and other special events. GRIN is a contemporary art gallery in Providence, Rhode Island, founded to create a space for artists to develop and exhibit their work and to promote an intellectually demanding yet aesthetically pleasing environment focusing on art across mediums. Learn more.
Music Artists Club Passim’s Iguana Music Fund awards grants between $500 and $2,000 to individual artists for specific career building projects. The grants are open to any artist in any musical genre with an affiliation to New England either by residence or tour history. Learn more.
Deadline: October 15, 2014
Photography Portraits The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO, has announced that its Portraits call for entry is open for submissions. The call defines a portrait as a visual representation that portrays the likeness of a person, place, animal, or object. All capture types and photographic processes welcome. Debra Klomp Ching will serve as juror. Learn more.
Deadline: October 15, 2014
Curatorial Proposals Gallery 263 in Cambridge encourages submissions to its Curatorial Proposal Series (CPS) for Winter ’15 exhibitions. The CPS program provides the opportunity for New England artists of all media and career levels to experiment with the organization and presentation of contemporary art. Open to solo and group proposals, though groups are encouraged. Learn more.
Deadline: October 19, 2014 (11:59pm)
Call to Artists Entries are now being accepted for the Gardner Area League of Artists (GALA) 2014 Fall Juried Art Show which will be on display November 14-30, 2014 at the GALA Art Center, 205 School Street, Gardner, MA 01440. The juror is Roger Hankins, Director and Curator of the Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross. Learn More.
Deadline: October 24, 2014
Poets, Poetry Organizations, Presses, and Editors Proposal submissions are now being accepted for The Seventh Massachusetts Poetry Festival to be held May 1-3, 2015, in Salem, Massachusetts. Learn more.
Deadline: October 30, 2014
Visual and Performing Artists The Mayor’s Office of Arts + Culture and First Night Boston 2015 invite visual and performing artists to apply to participate in First Night Boston, the annual New Year’s Eve celebration. Under this year’s theme of “Innovation, Inspiration, and Celebration,” the event will showcase dozens of performances and attractions throughout the city including a daytime Family Festival, Grand Procession parade, firework displays, evening performances, and more. Learn more.
Deadline: October 31, 2014
Musical Theater The Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater, administered by the American Academy of Arts and Letters, subsidize full productions, studio productions, and staged readings by nonprofit theaters in New York City of musical theater works by composers and writers who are not already established in this field. Only one submission by a collaborative group or a sole creator will be accepted. Learn more.
Deadline: November 1, 2014
Public Art Commission Tufts University Art Gallery sponsors the creation of a temporary public art project sited at a high visibility location on Tufts’ main campus in Medford/Somerville. The Tufts University Art Gallery seeks Requests for Qualifications from Massachusetts artists to create a 10 x 20 foot billboard-scale work of art in collaboration with participants of the Tufts’ Tisch College of Active Citizenship and Public Service’s pilot Intersections Project. This public art project aims to highlight the importance and value of art on a university campus as a vehicle for social change. Learn more.
Deadline: November 7, 2014
Art for Social Change The Surdna Foundation is issuing a request for proposals to support projects developed in response to communities’ specific challenges and to support artists and organizations whose long-term, deeply-rooted work has increased social engagement. The foundation will consider all artistic disciplines, including cross-disciplinary work, for grants ranging from $25,000 to $150,000 over one or two year periods, with a maximum total award of $150,000 per year. Learn more.
Deadline: November 12, 2014 (11:59 pm EST)
Golden The Brookline Arts Center (BAC) is celebrating it’s golden (50th) anniversary, and the BAC invites Massachusetts based artists of all mediums to submit work relating to gold. Jurors are Julie Graham and Mags Harries. The show, Golden, will run February 6-April 10, 2015. Learn more.
Deadline: December 7, 2014, 11:59pm
Image credit: Photograph of Lois Mailou Jones painting in her Paris studio in 1937 or 1938, with kitten supervising from her shoulder. From the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.