Calls, Forums, Blogs

Spring calls to artists rolling out. Found here!

Below are the current calls issues by the Arts Council.  They can also be found in the program pages, which provides more context for what we are looking for.

Arts Council 2016 specific calls

Joe's Jazz and Blues Fest 2016 call  (deadline April 1)
Cinema Somerville Film Festival with SCATV (deadline April 4)

PuppetPalooza 2016 call (deadline April 11)

ArtBeat 2016 talent call (deadline April 11)
ArtBeat 2016 Craft call (deadline April 1)
ArtBeat 2016 Community Vendor call (deadline June 3)

SomerStreets 2016 Festivals: June, August, September & October - Call for Vendors
SomerStreets 2016 Festivals: June, August, September & October - Call for Talent

ArtsUnion Summer/Fall 2016 Producers call (coming soon)

In addition, check out these other resources where calls are posted.

Art Deadline List

An online newsletter providing information about juried competitions and exhibitions, calls for proposals/papers, jobs, internships, residencies, and funding opportunities in the arts.


ArtSake is a place to dig into the creative, innovative work of Massachusetts artists. It’s hosted by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.  Part blog, part resource/call.

New Foundation for the Arts Network Forum 

A community forum for artists, presenters, organizations, or anyone with interest in the arts, including calls to artists and organizations.