Calls, Forums, Blogs

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 2017 specific calls

Jazz and Blues Festival call to musicians

PuppetPalooza call to artist:  Deadline April 7

How to Fix the World Festival:   Call to Artists   and Call to PresentersSunday, March 5, 2017.

Tiny Great Outdoors Festival:  Call to Artists and Call to Presenters;   Sunday, March 5, 2017.

ArtBeat Talent Application:   Deadline March 27

ArtBeat Craft Vendor Application:  Deadline March 31

ArtBeat Community Vendor Application:  Deadline June 2

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.