Choreographers Green Street Studios announces the Spring/Summer 2011 cycle of its Emerging Artists Award Program designed to provide infrastructure for choreographers, to create new work, and to provide deep, ongoing mentorship between experienced and early-to-mid-career choreographers. The Emerging Artist Award provides the opportunity for New England-based choreographers to be in residence at Green Street Studios from March – June 2011. Call 617-864-3191.
Deadline: March 4, 2011
Grant Information Workshop The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod (AFCC) will hold a grants information workshop for interested applicants on Tuesday, March 8, 6 pm at the AFCC office in Centerville. First-time applicants are strongly urged to attend. Reservations required. Contact 508-362-0066 or email@example.com. AFCC’s grants program provides cash awards to local artists and cultural organizations that are engaged in projects that help create a strong, stable, and diverse arts and culture industry on Cape Cod, and contribute positively to the quality of life and economic vitality of the region. Preference is given to specific program initiatives, particularly those enhancing the arts education of learners of all ages, and to collaborative efforts within the arts community.
Deadline to RSVP: March 7, 2011
Filmmakers Birmingham SHOUT: Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (August 27-28, 2011, Birmingham, AL) is now accepting submissions of independent films by, for, or about the GLBT community in the following categories: narrative feature (over 45 minutes), documentary feature (over 45 minutes), and short (under 45 minutes). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 205-324-0888.
Deadline: March 15, 2011
Boston Photographers The Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events seeks Boston photographers to capture the essence and spirit of Boston. They are asking participants to photograph Boston on Patriot’s Day 2011. The best 25 photographs chosen will be displayed in the Mayor’s Gallery, the remaining pictures will adorn the hallways on the 2nd and 8th floors of Boston City Hall. The exhibition will take place May 23 – June 30, 2011. Participants must reside or work in the City of Boston. Artwork submitted will be juried by the The Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events Exhibition Committee. To apply, submit 3 jpegs (72 dpi) of the photos, description sheet of the work submitted, and resume or brief description of your photography experience. Deliver or email completed applications to John Crowley, Exhibition Coordinator, Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events, Boston City Hall, Room 802, Boston, MA 02201. Questions: email@example.com or 617-635-2368.
Deadline: March 30, 2011
Public Art Festival Call to Artists The summertime festival ArtBeat 2011 (Somerville, MA) includes music, performance art, craft vendors, dance, theater, and food. Each year they develop a theme that serves as a launching point for artists and the community to express themselves. This year it is “Red.” Deadline for Craft Artists: March 28, 2011
Deadline for Performing Artists and Painters: April 1, 2011
Call to Artists FIGMENT BOSTON 2011 is now accepting project proposals for the event which takes place June 4-5 on the Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston, MA. Learn more.
Deadline: April 15, 2011
Painters Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Foundation Grant is offered to American painters aged 45 or older who demonstrate financial need. The primary emphasis is to promote public awareness and a commitment to American art, as well as encouraging interest in artists who lack adequate recognition. Questions: Call 508-487-1750 or visit www.paam.org.
Deadline: August 15, 2011
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Image credit: Photograph by Provincetown Art Association depicting the Hawthorne Gallery.