|The Associates of the Boston Public Library
Application Deadline: 5/15
The Associates of the Boston Public Library is looking to provide an emerging children’s writer with the financial support and office space needed to complete one literary work (defined as fiction, non-fiction, a script, or poetry, for children or young adults). The writer-in-residence is granted access to and use of the Boston Public Library’s special and circulating collections, a total stipend of $20,000 paid monthly over a nine-month period, use of a private office space, and numerous opportunities to connect with the community. Applicants must be U.S. citizens with an active engagement with writing as an avocation or profession, and may have no more than three previously published works.
|Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
Application Deadline: 5/18
The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts is a non-collecting museum that presents exhibitions and programs which explore the boundaries of contemporary art, reflect the interests of artists and a culturally diverse audience, and bring current issues into focus. The DCCA’s Artist-in-Residence program allows artists to conceive, implement, and manage projects that engage community groups in meaningful art experiences. During the residency, an artist lives at the DCCA and makes a full-time commitment to collaborate with an under-served community group for ten weeks to create artwork based on issues relevant to the participants’ lives. Benefits include a stipend of up to $8,000, funds for travel and supplies up to $4,000, live/work accommodations, publicity, and exhibition opportunities. Applicants must be United States residents who are not enrolled in a full-time degree program.
|Newton Free Library
Newton Center, MA
Call for Entry
Application Deadline: 5/25
The Newton Free Library presents exhibits by regional artists in the Gallery and Main Hall of the main library, a state-of-the-art facility which 13,000 people visit weekly. The library is currently accepting proposals for original 2-dimensional works to be shown for a one month period. All publicity is handled by the Programs and Communications Office, including a press release, an article in the library newsletter and any signs that are needed for the show. Exhibiting also offers the unique opportunity to sell exhibited work with no commission taken by the library.
|CUE Art Foundation
New York, NY
Call for Entry
Application Deadline: 5/30
CUE is launching a new open call program, the CUE Curatorial Project. This program provides one deserving curator the time and resources to realize an innovative project, with the aim of encouraging curatorial research in tandem with exhibition planning. CUE will provide institutional guidance and resources to the curator, contributing their expertise and professional connections to assist in creating a highly successful exhibition. The selected applicant will receive a $1000 honorarium, an exhibition/production budget of up to $2500, up to $1500 toward shipping expenses, and up to $4000 for catalogue production. Proposals must be conceptually rigorous and focus on artists, projects, and themes that are innovative, challenging, and engaging. The majority of the artists proposed in the project must qualify as under-recognized, meaning no commercial gallery representation and no solo exhibitions in a commercial venue in the last 10 years.