Kress Interpretive Fellow The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis, TN, seeks a talented emerging curator for the position of Kress Interpretive Fellow, a one-year full-time position. Reporting to the Chief Curator, the Fellow will work with the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art’s Kress holdings of European art that spans the thirteenth to the eighteenth centuries. The Fellow will conduct research and contribute to the interpretation of this collection in preparation for the museum’s major capital project – relocating to a purpose-built, new building designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects Herzog & de Meuron. The Fellow will have the opportunity to work on an exhibition that will explore the ways in which historic works of art can be used to reflect on the practice of decolonization in museums. Learn more.
Pulitzer Center – AI Accountability Fellowships Six to eight journalists from anywhere in the world will receive up to $20,000 for 10-month fellowships to report on the impacts of algorithms and automated systems in their communities. Learn more.
Deadline: July 1, 2023
Call for Photographers New England artists working in photographic mediums are invited to submit 1-3 pieces of 2D or 3D work to the 44th Annual Jack Parfitt Open Juried Photography Exhibition. This year’s theme is “Thinking of Home: Memory and the Domestic”. The juror for this exhibition is Alisa Swindell, Associate Curator of Photography at the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College. Submissions are limited to 48″ in the longest direction including frame. 3D submissions must be primarily photo based, i.e sculpture, wall hangings, and books. Work must be created in the last 3 years and not shown at the Levy Gallery. Over $2500 in prizes will be awarded, including the $800 Renee Giffroy Award for a photographer under 30. Learn more.
Deadline: July 8, 2023
The Studios at MASS MoCA Residency Situated within the museum’s factory campus in the Berkshire Mountains, the year-round program hosts up to 10 artists at a time for two- or four-week stays. The fee is $650 per week and full fellowships are available. Learn more.
Deadline: July 8, 2023
Filmmakers Fund Launched in 2010, the Catapult Development Fund provides early-stage support to documentary filmmakers when funding is hardest to find. Catapult conducts an open call for applications twice a year, with decisions announced in the early spring and late fall. This year, they will offer twenty grants of up to $25,000 USD to filmmakers in development with a documentary feature or short. Learn more.
Deadline: July 10, 2023
Muralists Design murals to be printed and displayed along Cambridge’s new community trail, the Grand Junction Multi-Use Path. Cambridge Arts is looking for two artists to create lenticular murals for the 2-mile-long, shared-use path that will run alongside, but separated from, an active freight rail track, the Grand Junction Rail Line. The line marks a southwest-to-northeast route from the Charles River at the Boston University Bridge, through the Kendall Square / MIT and East Cambridge neighborhoods to Somerville. Anticipated budget will be approximately $40,000 per mural project. Submit images of past work and biographical information to be considered for this project. Learn more.
Deadline: July 10, 2023, 5pm
Black Trans Women Visual Artists Grant Applications are currently being accepted or the QUEER | ART Illuminations Grant. This annual $10,000 grant will support Black trans women visual artists, drawing attention to an existing body of work. Four finalists will also receive a $1,250 award. Winning artists will receive additional professional development resources and further guidance to bolster their creative development in the field. Learn more.
Deadline: July 12, 2023
Call for Poetry, Fiction, Literary Nonfiction The Cincinnati Review invites submissions for the annual Robert and Adele Schiff Awards. One poem, one piece of fiction, and one piece of literary nonfiction will be chosen for publication in our prize issue, and winning authors will receive $1,000 each. All entries will be considered for publication in The Cincinnati Review. Learn more.
Deadline: July 15, 2023
Call for Poetry The 7th Annual Art on the Trails: Transformation at Beals Preserve in Southborough has been installed and the call for poetry is open! Sixteen projects are on exhibition from 21 artists from all around Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Illinois, and New York, including bison made from steel wool, a dandelion made from found metal, and many other wonders. Learn more.
Deadline: July 31, 2023
Filmmakers Fund The AXS Film Fund is for creators of color in documentary filmmaking or nonfiction new media who identify as living with a disability. They seek to bring visibility to creators who are oftentimes overlooked. While they ask that a person of color living with a disability is a key contributor to the project, they welcome diverse teams to apply. Five creators will be awarded with grants of up to $10,000 each to assist them in finishing their projects in any stage. Learn more.
Deadline: July 31, 2023
Image credit: Portrait of a Man Wearing a Laurel Wreath, Roman Period, early to mid–2nd century, Egyptian; The Fayum, Egypt. Al Fayyum (Object made in), Ancient Egypt (Object made in), Roman Empire (Object made in), 101 CE-150 CE, Lime (linden) wood, beeswax, pigments, gold, textile, and natural resin. From the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago.