Performing Artists NEFA’s New England States Touring (NEST) grant program provides support to New England-based nonprofit organizations (known as presenters) for performances and community activities by select New England performing artists. Learn more.
Deadline: March 1, 2013
Artist Residency The White Mountain National Forest & Arts Alliance of Northern NH is currently accepting applications for their Artist-in-Residence Program. Artists in all media are invited to apply. The program seeks to highlight the ways the arts can be used to explore and interpret the forest environment and forest-related issues. Learn more.
Deadline: March 15, 2013
Call to Visual Artists Agora Gallery’s (in NY) 28th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition is now accepting entries. Awards include participation in an exhibition in New York City, online and print promotion for your art and cash prizes. Learn more.
Deadline – March 19, 2013
Professional Development Sessions Creative Economy Summit 4, March 22 and 23, 2013, Downtown Turners Falls, MA. Registration required.
Writers Ploughshares Emerging Writer’s Contest is currently accepting nonfiction, fiction, and poetry entries. Winners published in Winter 2013–2014 issue and each receive a $1,000 prize. Submit 3–5 poems or under 5,000 words of prose. Learn more.
Deadline: April, 2, 2013 (noon)
National Call Looking@Democracy: A national contest for creative media pieces about strengthening American democracy is currently accepting submissions. submission in any digital format such as short videos, audio stories, animation, music videos, public service announcements, infographics, graphic art, even Facebook and iPhone apps. The Looking@Democracy challenge is offering a total of $100,000 in prize money for short, provocative media submissions designed to spark a national conversation about how we can all come together to strengthen American democracy. Learn more.
Deadline: April 30, 2013
Of Note: The wicked smart people at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University are offering a series of special webcasts exploring copyright issues. Learn more.
Image credit: Sheet music cover illustration shows a drawing of a man seated in a chair playing the guitar, while a woman peeks from behind him. Note 2.) On t.p.: Latest popular songs of George C. Staley. Under the management of Harry Doel Parker, 1890, from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts/Music Division.