Close up of a child's hand weaving on a loom.
Workshop still from MSAC's Arts Across Maryland video series. (Worcester County)

Resource Bulletin

The Maryland State Arts Council Online Resource Bulletin

The MSAC online Resource Bulletin is maintained by the Maryland Art Place, and includes local, regional, and national opportunities, calls for artists, grants, and vendor opportunities. The Resource Bulletin is updated on a weekly basis and is categorized by deadline date. If you have information that you wish to have included in the Resource Bulletin, please send it to Caitlin Gill at caitlin@mdartplace.org.

This page contains links to opportunities offered by entities other than the State of Maryland. MSAC is not responsible for the content or availability of any external site. Questions about any of these opportunities should be directed to the entity offering the opportunity.

To see a list of funding and programs offered by MSAC, click here.

From County Arts Agencies

The Mark Ryder Original Choreography Grant Program recognizes individual creative expression and provides financial assistance for Choreographers to create new original work.

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The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts and Wexford Science + Technology are issuing this call for artists for an indoor mural for 4MLK at 4 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd in Baltimore MD 4MLK is a gateway between the BioPark, University of Maryland, Baltimore, and Medical Center offering Class A laboratory, office, flex lab, and convening spaces, and is set to open in fall of 2024.
 

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The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) is excited for the return of Artscape, a showcase of artists and makers, live concerts, visual arts experiences, performing arts, fashion designers, kid-focused activities, film, experimental music, improv and comedy, literary arts programming and culinary delights. BOPA encourage artists and festival goers to embrace Artscape for what it is – a fully accessible, 100% FREE, world-class arts festival – sited in the heart of Baltimore City. Everyone’s invited to Artscape, let's celebrate the arts in Baltimore together!
 

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Howard County Executive Calvin Ball today announced the Howard County Flag Commission has launched a new online form available on the Commission’s webpage where individuals can submit up to three original designs for the new official Howard County flag. 

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The Baltimore Fashion Market is produced by The Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts (BOPA). They  will be hosting 3 pop-up Fashion markets: August 24, 2024, September 28, 2024, and October 26, 2024, from 10am to 4:00pm.

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The Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts (BOPA) is proud to present the Free Fall Baltimore grant opportunity – a citywide celebration that offers hundreds of free arts & cultural events at participating venues throughout Baltimore City. Held in conjunction with National Arts and Humanities Month, local venues, artists, and organizations showcase the importance of the arts with free concerts, dance and theater performances, festivals, lectures, workshops, art exhibitions, and special events. 

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The Allegany Arts Council is seeking proposals for artful treatment of a building wall which is located at the intersection of Baltimore and Mechanic Streets in downtown Cumberland. The Request is limited to artists who reside in the state of Maryland as a condition of grant funding.

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Arts in Education Grant from Harford County Cultural Arts Board supports high-quality arts experiences for Pre-K through 12th grade audiences, or other institutional or targeted settings for any age underserved population, in Harford County.  

What activities can Arts in Education grants funds support?

- High-quality arts experiences for Pre-K through 12th grade audiences, or other institutional or targeted settings for any age underserved population
- These are usually Artists in Residence or Visiting Performances within a school, government facility, or community-based nonprofit setting. 
- Artists in Residence: bring a teaching artist on-site to work with students within your setting over a defined period of time
- Visiting Performers: arts performances and/or one-time workshops

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The Baltimore Mural Program through the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts invites all artists who can envision the big picture to apply for inclusion in the city's Muralist Registry. Community representatives use the registry when choosing artists to design and paint city-commissioned murals in their neighborhoods.

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The mini-grant program is intended for the following purposes: To provide financial assistance to Caroline County non-profit organizations and local government agencies in offering special arts activities and to support small cultural programs in Caroline County.

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Caroline County Council of Arts (CCCA) is accepting applications for its Artist in Residence programs, of which there are a few options to apply. Chosen artists will have the opportunity to utilize the studio space at the Foundry in Denton, MD.

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CCCA is looking for Artists, hobbyists, and instructors of all skill levels are encouraged to apply, helping them provide fun, enriching arts experiences at the Foundry and other locations in 2024. An approach of positivity, patience and kindness is a must.

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Carroll County Arts Council is searching for artists to exhibit in their two galleries.

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The purpose of these grants is to support bringing Maryland artists and performers into the public schools for residencies, workshops, assembly performances, Master Classes, etc. Applications are accepted on an on-going basis. Performer/Artist rosters can be found at Maryland State Arts Council, Class Acts Arts or Young Audiences of Maryland. Arts in Education funding applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.


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This fund is for arts programming and residencies that encourage active community participation. Applicants must be located within Cecil County. One grant per year per organization is our usual policy (special circumstances may warrant a departure from this position). Deadline is the 1st of Every Month

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The Arts in Education Program is designed to promote, strengthen, and enhance the arts and arts education in Cecil County’s elementary and secondary schools and other community settings. 

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The Frederick Arts Council has an annual arts in education fund from which it awards matching grants to schools and other educational entities. The purpose of these grants is to enable teachers and program specialists to enhance their arts curricula by drawing upon the talents of artists and arts organizations in our community.

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The Community Arts Grants program is an effort of the Arts Council to support and expand arts programming throughout Somerset County. These funds, allocated by the Maryland State Arts Council, are intended to encourage arts programming and arts participation across the community. Supported arts disciplines include dance, theatre, visual arts, music, film/media arts, literary arts, folk/heritage/traditional and multi-disciplinary arts programming. This grant is designed to assist non-profit organizations to produce and present arts in the county.

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The Somerset County Arts Council annually awards grants to talented individual artists. The purpose of these grants is to honor, support, and strengthen individual artists living and working in the area. Artists may apply for up to $1,000.

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The Kent Cultural Alliance serves the residents of Kent County supporting and creating equitable access to artistic and cultural experiences designed to connect communities through shared conversations. It is the vision of the Kent Cultural Alliance that all residents of Kent County engage in important civic and social conversation using artistic and cultural experiences as a conduit for connection. Project Grants are available to community-based organizations in Kent County, Maryland that are producing an arts related project.

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Talbot Arts invites organizations and schools that sponsor qualifying arts activities in Talbot County to apply for a mini-grant to support arts-related purposes and programs. Organizations and schools can receive between $100 and $500 for a project.  

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Project RestART provides sponsorship opportunities to Black curators residing and creating in Baltimore City to encourage the curation of cultural experiences centering Black creatives. Project RestART is a direct action to re-stimulate the cultural economy and to address some of the challenges caused by Covid-19.


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The Black Arts District offers paid six month internship opportunities for emerging professionals in Baltimore. Our internships are designed to both support the development of Black creatives, while helping to continue the revitalization efforts of West Baltimore through culture, arts, and entertainment. 

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The Black Arts District offers a 10- month fellowship to a young creative, aged 18-24. This fellow receives training, mentorship, networking opportunities and a $20,000 stipend. The Emerging Artist Fellow is also responsible for producing a public showcase or exhibition in their area of interest, that celebrates the people and places that make up West Baltimore, along with their newly developed skills and creative achievements.

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The CalvART Gallery is seeking emerging and established artists to showcase. Local artists are encouraged to apply for membership to the gallery. You must be a member to be considered.The gallery is a juried gallery and seeks diversity in artwork and membership and have removed the requirement to volunteer to promote greater availability to working artists. While volunteering is not required, volunteering to the extent you are able is encouraged and welcomed. 

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The Arts Council of Calvert County Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The CalvART Gallery is a program of the Arts Council. As a portion of its mission, the Arts Council provides the gallery as a place where local artists may display and sell their art. Local artists are invited to apply to join our gallery. Artists pay an annual membership fee of $75 per year. 

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The Washington County Arts Council is currently accepting show proposals for 2025. To submit, please email a proposal with the required materials outlined on Washington County Arts Council website.

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The Community Grants Program offered by the Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council is a funding initiative designed to support and promote artistic and cultural projects within the community. The program aims to foster creativity, diversity, and engagement by providing financial assistance to individuals, organizations, and groups that contribute to the enrichment of the county’s arts and humanities scene.

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Howard County Executive Calvin Ball has launched a new Public Art program in partnership with the Howard County Arts Council. This program, called Arts for All, will enhance the county's cultural landscape by commissioning permanent public art installations at county facilities and community spaces, reflecting the creative talent and vision of the Howard County community.

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The C&O Canal Trust is sponsoring a monthly photo contest highlighting the best photos you have taken of the C&O Canal National Historical Park! Each month, a new contest will begin, so return often to enter your photos. We  will post the contest entries on our Facebook page each month for voting. The picture that receives the most “Likes” each month will be featured as our Facebook cover photo and will appear in our monthly email newsletter and our print newsletter, which is published three times a year.

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Around Maryland

The Meeting House Gallery in Columbia, MD, is seeking artists for our next exhibition, "Summer Sojourn" from July 20 to October 19, 2024. Artists whose visual art explores the joys of summer are invited to make a submission by June 16, 2024. Artwork submissions in all media and styles will be considered for this juried exhibition. The Gallery can accommodate 2-D artwork of all sizes, including wall sculptures up to 30lbs. Two display cases are available for 3-D artwork.

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Maryland Federation of Art (MFA) invites all MFA Members residing in any of the states or territories of the US, Canada, and Mexico to enter this exhibition. Any original 2D or 3D work that is square and is a maximum of 12” including frame, and follows exhibition guidelines and submitted before the deadline will be eligible for this show.

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The Maryland Federation of Art (MFA) invites artists to submit their printmaking pieces for display at Maryland Hall’s Earl Gallery. Open to artists in the US, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico, all fine art entries will be considered. Selected works will feature in this MFA-organized exhibition in Annapolis, MD.

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Overlea ArtsFest is seeking visual art and film submissions for their upcoming festival. All artwork submitted must be available for sale. A commission fee of 15% of the total sale will be retained on any artwork that is sold. All artwork accepted for the show must be properly prepared for display. Pieces intended to hang on the wall must have either hanging wire or sawtooth hangers. 2D pieces meant to display on easels should have a stiff backing, matte or frame. Artwork will not be checked in for the show until it is properly prepared. Artists and Filmmakers must be 18 years or older to enter.

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MFA welcomes submissions of original 2D or 3D works depicting landscapes from North America, Hawaii, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America. Selected pieces will be exhibited in MFA’s Circle Gallery.

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VisArts invites artists working in all media to apply for 2025 solo exhibitions in the Gibbs Street Gallery, Common Ground Gallery, and Concourse Gallery. Exhibitions in each of the galleries explore the breadth of contemporary art and feature emerging to mid-career artists. Exhibits reflect a wide range of media and experimental approaches that offer the viewer unexpected interactions with art. Applicants who’ve participated in a solo exhibition at VisArts within the past two years aren’t eligible to apply.

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The City of Takoma Park is seeking submissions for future performances in the Takoma Park Arts series as part of their mission to support the arts in the D.C. area and provide free performances for city residents and visitors. The series, which is organized by the City's Arts and Humanities Division, provides a performance venue, an honorarium, extensive promotion, and a professional recording of the performance.

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Building African American Minds (BAAM) is looking for a Teaching Artist to facilitate art classes
for after school students in grades 1-5. The Teaching Artist will work with students over a course
of 6 to 8 weeks where they will design artistic outdoor benches. The students’ designs will be
considered for the final design that will appear on proposed benches to be located outside of
the BAAM Athletic Center. Artists across all visual and performing arts mediums are welcome!

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Delaplaine Art Center is calling all senior artists for their Over 70 Show. The show is limited to 100 pieces.

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Radiant Voices is a virtual exhibition dedicated to highlighting the dynamic talents of contemporary women artists from around the world. Juried by a distinguished juried panel of art world professionals including Ekaterina Popova, Alicia Puig, Marina Press Granger, and Liza Zhurkovskaya, the Visionary Arts Museum aims to create a vibrant and inclusive show that honors and amplifies the voices of women artists. 

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The MD Traditional Artist-in-Residence (AiR) provides an opportunity for an artist whose work demonstrates vital contributions to a particular living cultural tradition in Maryland and is qualified to pass on their knowledge and traditions to younger generations who may not have any exposure to these traditions. The selected artist will share their tradition with the UMBC Linehan Artist Scholars over 4 consecutive class sessions in the fall and then guide the scholars in developing a workshop for elementary students in the spring. 

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Midtown Baltimore, in partnership with MCB Real Estate and Bloom Arts Strategy, seeks to activate the vacant retail space in the Fitzgerald building with opportunities for creative community engagement. The goal of the activations is to connect with artists of all kinds to facilitate and implement ideas that transform the space into a creative hub that serves artists’ needs and engages the broader Baltimore community.

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VisArts invites applications and proposals from local, national, and international artists for a six-month residency at our studios in Rockville, Maryland. Studio space is provided free of charge. Artists receive a $500 monthly stipend. Gibbs Street Artists in Residence present their work in culminating solo exhibitions. 

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The Meeting House Gallery at The Oakland Mills Interfaith Center is accepting applications for future exhibits. Artwork in all media and styles which can be hung, including wall sculptures, is acceptable. The gallery is large, has very good lighting, and has two display cases for three-dimensional work. Between congregational services, a nursery school, meetings, private parties, and other events, more than 3,000 people visit our building each week.

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Baltimore Claywork's long-term residency offers early to mid-career artists the opportunity to develop their work in a dynamic community environment for one to three years. The selection of residents is highly competitive and based on artistic excellence, the potential for growth, the strength of the proposal, and a commitment to building a clay-oriented community. Awarded to all early to mid-career artists who have completed either undergraduate and/or graduate degrees, or have equivalent years of experience. Residencies start in September.

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Dorchester Center for the Arts (DCA) seeks applications from artists for exhibitions at Dorchester Center for the Arts, located at 321 High Street, Cambridge, MD. The selected artists will be invited to exhibit a selection of their current work in a portion of the Gallery Space at DCA. This is an open call to artists residing within 100 miles of Dorchester County. Residents of Dorchester County are encouraged to apply. All exhibitions will be featured in DCA’s print and online communications.

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Annmarie Garden is accepting proposals for the exhibition of outdoor works in our beautiful sculpture garden located in Southern Maryland.  Environmental Art & Site Specific Installations - Artists who create site-specific installations are encouraged to submit proposals, and may want to consider applying to our Artist-in-Residence program. Financial considerations will vary depending on the project. An honorarium, will be awarded to accepted artists.

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The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture requests exhibition proposals from artists for the Popcorn Gallery, Stone Tower Gallery, and Park View Gallery at Glen Echo Park for the calendar year 2024. The mission of the Glen Echo Park Partnership Galleries is to showcase the work of diverse artists, including resident artists at Glen Echo Park and artists from the greater Washington, D.C. area. We aim to exhibit quality art by artists who represent a broad spectrum of our region, with diverse backgrounds, and working in a wide range of artistic media. Our exhibitions attract visitors from across the region and bring new audiences to Glen Echo Park.

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Maryland Art Place (MAP), in partnership with Hotel Indigo is pleased to announce an open ‘Call to Artists’. As an extension of MAP’s annual IMPACT public art partnership projects, MAP is working with Hotel Indigo to offer rotating exhibitions in Hotel indigo’s library and Poets Modern Cocktails and Eats. This opportunity is available to visual artists living or working in Maryland. Maryland Art Place will curate four exhibitions a year based on submissions entered through a rolling basis.

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Maryland Hall is looking for an exhibition to be shown in the Chaney and Martino Galleries. Please note gallery shows are planned 6-18 months in advance and submissions are subject to approval.

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Maryland Hall is looking for an exhibition to be held in the Executive Director's Gallery, an intimate exhibition space available to local artists. Located outside the Executive Director's office, the exhibit is open to the general public to enjoy during Maryland Hall's regular hours of operation.

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Busboys and Poets are accepting art submissions for their Columbia, MD and all locations. Artwork is reviewed for display at their locations year-round, in the order submissions are received. Preference will be given to local artists with a large body of work.

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Compass Rose Theater is actively searching for Teaching Artists to join its in-school and after-school residency programs, with additional opportunities for weekend outreach and on-site workshops. The theater offers a competitive salary for qualified candidates. Compass Rose Theater is particularly interested in passionate teaching artists who can contribute diverse perspectives and skills to their program planning and implementation.

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Peabody Institute seeks musicians working in diverse genres to join Sound Rounds, a program which brings trained musicians to patients’ bedsides to provide comfort and companionship through music. To support music programs taking place in Baltimore and DC, Peabody seeks local artists from each area. 

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Artists nationwide are invited to submit up to three works of art to taureanwashingtonart@gmail.com with the subject line "TWS Artist Registry Submission." Each piece should be a maximum of 1MB, accompanied by the artist's name, city of residence, work titles, and website or social media page. Submissions will be posted on www.taureanwashingtonstudioscenter.com, aiming to establish a nationwide network for emerging talent, all at no cost to the artist.

The Analog Photography Residency at Full Circle Fine Art allows one selected artist access to both of Full Circle’s on-site color and black and white darkrooms. The residency ranges from one to three months based on project proposals.

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Love Groove Festival is searching for artists, musicians, vendors and more to participate in their upcoming soul-stirring, music and arts festival based in Baltimore, Maryland. 

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Gallery Unicorn seeks applications from artists for individual or joint exhibitions at Gallery Unicorn, Towson Unitarian Universalist Church, 1710 Dulaney Valley Road, Lutherville, MD, 21093. Gallery Unicorn is the rotating, year-round display of art on the walls of the sanctuary at Towson Unitarian Universality Church (TUUC), featuring painters, photographers, collage makers and more, both from TUUC and beyond. Artists working in any media that can be wall hung are invited to propose a show. Artists interested in showing their work are required to submit to Gallery Unicorn a completed application.

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Regional

The Annual is one of the oldest and most prestigious competitions in the United States. Open to local, national and international artists, The Print Center is particularly interested in highlighting the use of photography and/or printmaking in new and intriguing ways, both in content and process. Any artist using Photography and/or Printmaking as critical components in their work can enter. Artists whose work pushes the boundaries of traditional photographic and printmaking practices are encouraged to enter. 2D and 3D works are eligible.

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Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts announces a call for artists for its upcoming Ivyside Juried Art Competition. Artists will be selected from online submissions by a faculty committee. Up to four artists are awarded annually with a solo gallery exhibition in one of two gallery spaces (each approximately 13’ x 25’) at the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at Penn State Altoona.

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Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts announces a call for artists for its upcoming Ivyside Juried Art Competition. Artists will be selected from online submissions by a faculty committee. Up to four artists are awarded annually with a solo gallery exhibition in one of two gallery spaces (each approximately 13’ x 25’) at the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at Penn State Altoona.

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Short Short Fest is an annual touring animation festival, highlighting independent animators and artists from across the region. Submit your animation short to be considered for prizes and bragging rights. To be considered, films submitted must contain animation and be less than 7 minutes. All genres and styles will be considered. Short Short Fest welcomes submissions from artists of all ages.

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The exhibition aims to celebrate art created by LGBTQIA+ artists in the greater DC and NYC area. Preference will be given to art that celebrates bold and unapologetic self-expression through the use of striking colors, textures, sounds, or other artistic mediums.

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TILT Institute for the Contemporary Image invites artists to submit applications to our annual artist-in-residence program. The AIR Program provides support to talented, self-directed, committed artists of all levels who are advancing contemporary photography by incorporating innovative approaches to making in their practice and whose work is aligned with our core values of diversity, equity, accessibility, inclusion, and justice.

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Susquehanna Art Museum (SAM) for their 9th annual juried exhibition, Domestic Affairs. Submit artwork that explores subjects relating to the domestic. In a time when social, political, and familial norms are being revealed and renegotiated on an international scale, the term ‘domestic’ relates to a wide range of topics.

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Juried Outdoor Sculpture Competition. Three locations around the City of Fredericksburg, VA have been selected for the display of public sculpture from October, 2024 to September, 2025. Liability insurance provided. Stipend of $2000.

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The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) invites established and emerging illustrators from around the globe to share their interpretation of “What does an AIDS-free generation mean to you?” With a special People-Centered Care category sponsored by Gilead. This category focuses on illustrations that depict the importance of people-centered care in achieving an AIDS-free generation. With a panel of internationally renowned judges, the competition offers an opportunity to inspire artists to showcase their talents by illustrating their unique vision.

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Wayne Art Center is seeking submissions for the 29th International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Fine Craft, in the following mediums: basketry, ceramics, fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, paper, wearable art, and wood. Work created utilizing CAD/CAM technologies and 3D printing tools also is eligible.

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A call for artists for Fiber IV, an exhibition celebrating everything fiber. LibertyTown wants to showcase the full breadth of fiber art including, but not limited to, weaving, dying, felting, sculpture, sewing, quilting, knitting, and crocheting. Fiber can be cotton, wood, wool, paper, metal, or synthetic materials. The artwork must consist primarily of fiber and be of original design. Kits and commercial patterns are prohibited.

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The Berkeley Arts Council seeks submissions from artists and artisans for an open jury call for the Berkeley Art Works co-op group. The Berkeley Art Works is located at 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg, WV and is a project of the Berkeley Arts Council. Participating artists and artisans must become members of the Berkeley Arts Council, pay a monthly fee for display space and a 20% commission on sales, and agree to sit in the gallery 1-2 days per month. Co-op members also support the gallery in other ways, including exhibit installations and helping with events and promotional activities.

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The Archives of American Art offers internships year-round to students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs who wish to learn and gain professional experience in various fields including archival science, information management, museum studies, art administration, art history, and cultural studies. 

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National & Beyond

Il Varco and Lago Film Fest are proud to host the third edition of the international residency of cinema shot inside videogames and with Artificial Intelligence. An intensive week of webinars and live lessons in Revine Lago where participants will be able to understand and put into practise this experimental frontier of Cinema, accompanied by the most renowned filmmakers of the genre. 

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Teravana is hosting its highly anticipated "8th Flower International Juried Art Competition," extending an open invitation to visual artists worldwide to showcase their finest artworks centered around the theme of flowers.

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Gallery 4% is calling artists for their 1st ever Micro & Macro i.e. Nature Juried Art Contest. Take part in this online extravaganza of art and nature for a chance to win cash prizes worth up to $500. Winners will also be invited to participate in an art show to display their best works on our website along with other exciting rewards.

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The NAT PHOTO SOCIETY invites participants to explore the diversity of nature through their camera lenses and capture it for posterity. This contest is open to photographers of all levels, encouraging them to interpret and showcase their unique perspectives of Earth. Participants have the chance to win prizes up to $500 and gain significant recognition and promotion.

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Decagon Gallery is searching for artwork that showcases the environmental challenges that our planet faces, from climate change and pollution to biodiversity loss and sustainable development. This is an opportunity to use the power of photography to shed light on the critical issues impacting our environment and inspire positive change.

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The Luxembourg Art Prize aims to reveal and promote talented artists who have yet to establish a profile on the contemporary international scene. Its function is to discover artists, and it is open to any artist, amateur or professional, with no limits on age, nationality or place of residence.

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Artists from all countries are welcome to submit their works for consideration. You are welcome to submit works in any medium. (painting, photography, printmaking, installation, sculpting, mixed media, poems, illustration, etc). The theme of the exhibition is OPEN.

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Artists from all countries are welcome to submit their works for consideration. You are welcome to submit works in any medium. (painting, photography, printmaking, video art, installation, films, sculpting, mixed media, poems, illustration, etc). The theme of the exhibition is open.

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To honor the legacy of Mary Bowman and support other accomplished young and emerging art activists ("artivists") like her, the National AIDS Memorial has partnered with ViiV Healthcare to create the Mary Bowman Arts in Activism Award. Student and non-student art activists are welcome to apply for this award. 

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The exhibition will examine ideas of dramatic transformations, changes, or shifts through a variety of mediums in art. Any mediums are welcome, including but not limited to photography, sculpture, painting, collage, digital design, video art, installation, ceramics, performance art…

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SlowArt Productions presents the annual group thematic exhibition, A Show of Heads. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from October 10 - November 2, 2024. Open to all artists working in any media, this exhibition will include all interpretations and portrayals of the Human Head, from the traditional to the abstract and conceptual. All visions of the head, including partial and multiple heads, will be considered.

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The 2024 Global Contest promotes climate justice. This include climate refuges, the very young, the very old, the disabled and injured, the poor, indigenous and island people, and women. Images of climate champions advocating for change, and those helping to mitigate and reverse climate change are welcome.

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Woman Made Gallery seeks to provide space for an inclusive voice in the struggle for representation of BIPOC women in the art world. For 32 years Woman Made Gallery’s vision has been to “ensure the equal placement of women’s art in the world. WMG hosts conversations on issues that matter most to women, helping them make sense of the world through a feminist lens.”

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The Annual Mineck Fellowship in Furniture Arts, $25,000 in unrestricted funds awarded every year.


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Passepartout Photo Prize (“Passepartout”) was initiated by Il Varco srls in 2020 as a photography
contest to promote and widen the exposure of emerging photographers. Passepartout aims to support the development of talented photographers from all over the world by creating opportunities for worldwide exposure. Passepartout awards 500 euros in a monetary prize to a winner of each edition, exhibition participation in a fine art gallery in Rome (Italy), and publication in our partners’ magazines for selected outstanding photographers.

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VCU Health is seeking artists to submit digital images of original artwork available for purchase for the new inpatient and outpatient Liver Transplant Units.

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Artists from all countries are welcome to submit their works for consideration. You are welcome to submit works in any medium. (painting, photography, printmaking, video art, installation, films, sculpting, mixed media, poems, illustration, etc). The theme of the exhibition is open.

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Artists from all countries are welcome to submit their works for consideration. You are welcome to submit works in any medium. (painting, photography, printmaking, installation, sculpting, mixed media, poems, illustration, etc). The theme of the exhibition is open.

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The Pollock-Krasner Foundation provides financial resources for visual artists to create new work, acquire supplies, rent studio space, prepare for exhibitions, attend a residency and offset living expenses.

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First Street Gallery provides an excellent opportunity for individuals who are interested in learning about, and gaining hands-on experience in the various aspects of running a (nonprofit) art gallery to include: art-handling, publicity, and administrative, curatorial, exhibition and research activities.

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The Climate Art Collection is a non-profit art foundation that serves as a curation platform for artists who address climate and nature themes in their work. The Climate Art Collection welcomes submissions from artists worldwide and embraces all art formats. The Climate Art Collection's objective is to bring climate change and its effects to the attention of a global audience, including galleries, curators, collectors, and the general public. 

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Iris Youth Magazine is accepting submissions from writers aged 12-26 from anywhere in the world through email or their submissions form. Decisions are made on a rolling basis. 

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The Stochastic Labs offers fully-sponsored residencies to engineers, artists, scientists, and entrepreneurs from around the world. Residencies include a private apartment at the mansion, co-working and/or dedicated work space, shop access, a $1,000 monthly stipend and a budget for materials.

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The Awesome Foundation is a global community advancing the interest of awesome in the universe, $1000 at a time. Each fully autonomous chapter supports awesome projects through micro-grants, usually given out monthly. These micro-grants, $1000 or the local equivalent, come out of pockets of the chapter’s “trustees” and are given on a no-strings-attached basis to people and groups working on awesome projects.

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South Porch Artists is a retreat space for working artists, scholars and clergy to pursue creative projects. Located on an historic property in downtown Summerville, SC, South Porch immerses residents in the evocative setting of a small Southern town, just half an hour from downtown Charleston. Up to six residents at a time are offered comfortable lodgings and studio work space, either in our 1835 Main House or contemporary Cottage Studio. 

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La Maison de Beaumont offers an Artist Residency & Retreat Program in the South of France (Provence & Luberon region). The Art Residency Program of La Maison de Beaumont is a multi-disciplinary residency that was created with the goal of offering a beautiful space for musicians, scholars, writers, painters and other artists who seek a quiet place to work undisturbed on their art. The scenery and beauty of the region, as well as the history and comfort of the house, provide an ideal setting to focus on creative work.

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The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant program is intended to provide interim financial assistance to qualified painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose needs are the result of an unforeseen, catastrophic incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation.

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Innovate Grant offers two $1,800.00 grants each quarter—one for Visual Artists and one for Photographers. Additionally, twelve honorable mentions (six in art and six in photography) gain exposure on the website, joining a vibrant community of talented artists. Beyond the grants, Innovate Grant is dedicated to promoting winners and honorable mentions into the future.

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Arts on Broadway invites you to apply for a juried exhibition in their distinct space in Midtown Kansas City, MO. This is a national art exhibition open to emerging, mid-career, or established artists. All media is welcome in their 2500 sq/ft space.

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Vendor Opportunities

Market Center Community Development Corporation and Lexington Market are inviting vendors, artists, performers for a celebration of Market Center Neighborhood, hoping to engage the greater community to support this beautiful and creative neighborhood surrounding Lexington Market. 

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Historic Stevensville Arts & Entertainment District is looking for vendors to participate in their Art Market. All artwork for sale must be handcrafted by the vendor and must fall into the categories listed on the application.

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Love Groove Festival is searching for artists, musicians, vendors and more to participate in their upcoming soul-stirring, music and arts festival based in Baltimore, Maryland. 

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