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Call for Writers: Submissions for READ 650 “Spooked” Deadline Mar. 1, 2021

Call for Writers: Submissions wanted for READ 650 "Spooked" Deadline: March 1, 2021 Share your true story about premonitions, superstitions, or the thing that went bump in the night. Think ouija boards, fortune tellers, or a prank played on a sibling. Tell us about the strange, the unexplained, or the paranormal for this special event of ghost (and other) stories [...]

Call for Proposals:Sculpture Park at Bethany Arts Community Deadline: Feb 28, 2021

Call for Proposals:Sculpture Park at Bethany Arts Community Deadline: February 28, 2021 Bethany Arts Community (BAC) invites artists to propose project ideas for a sculpture park they are developing on the BAC property in Osssining, NY.. Bethany Arts Community’s campus is situated on 25 serene and picturesque acres and combines a charming 1920’s period building with a later addition of [...]

Working Artist Photography Award Winter Call Deadline: Feb 17, 2021

Call for Photographers; $1000 Working Artist Photography Award Winter Call Deadline: February 17, 2021 The Working Artist Photography Award is a regular one-time art purchase award dedicated solely to photography and photo-based artwork. This award is offered by Working Artist Org. (b.2008)(Tacoma, WA) is a privately run and backed micro-grant project, devoted to the acknowledgement and promotion of great contemporary [...]

Call for Student Film Makers: YoFi Fest’s Quaran-Teen Cinema Showcase

Call for Student Film Makers: YoFi Fest’s Quaran-Teen Cinema Showcase Deadline: January 17, 2021 With the support of AT&T, YoFi Fest is presenting a collection of short films by teenagers sharing their stories, thoughts, feelings, and experiences about how the Covid-19 pandemic and quarantine has affected their lives. YoFi Fest, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit with the mission of promoting arts and culture [...]

Call for Writers: Submissions wanted for READ 650 “Between the Lines” Podcast

Deadline: Open What do you write? How do you write? And why does writing matter? Read650 is interested in short, personal meditations about any aspect of writing and the writing life for the “Between the Lines” segment of our new podcast, currently in development. Do you have some thoughts, observations, or hard-earned wisdom to share about writing -- or about not writing, [...]


All artists in the Tri-State Area, at any stage in their artistic careers, are encouraged to email up to three (3) submissions of work completed from 2018 to 2020 calendar years to The Lincoln Park Conservancy, Inc. (TLPC) for an exhibit entitled “Struggle,” an event for Quest for Justice – A 60-Year Commemoration of the Lincoln School Decision, to be [...]

Poets – Westchester County Poet Laureate Deadline: November 16, 2020

In partnership with Westchester County, ArtsWestchester is pleased to announce a competitive call for the inaugural Westchester County Poet Laureate program for the 2021 – 2022 term. Westchester’s Poet Laureate will be an advocate for poetry and the literary arts, have significant personal poetic work and will encourage the community to engage with poetry by creating and leading activities that inspire writing […]

Virtual Exhibit at the Hammond Museum Deadline November 15, 2020

The Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden in North Salem, New York, features a Virtual Exhibition curated monthly and viewable on the Hammond’s virtual exhibition website. Each month a painting will be posted to use as a muse or inspiration for the Artist Submissions. All visual media and styles – 2D, 3D, short film and video, installation, as well as short literary forms, […]

Call for Artists: 11th Biennial Alexander Rutsch Award Deadline: Dec. 15, 2020

Pelham Art Center is pleased to announce a call for entries for the 11th biennial Alexander Rutsch Award and Exhibition for Painting. This juried competition is open to U.S.-based artists aged 19 and older. The winner is awarded a $7,500 cash prize, a solo exhibition and printed catalog at Pelham Art Center. Pelham Art Center is proud to sponsor this competition […]

Dance. Fine Art. Performance. Traditional, Virtual and Everything In Between.