Calls, Forums, Blogs

Check out our calls to artsts for our upcoming festivals like ArtBeat and Jazz and Blues Festival.

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 2018 specific calls

ArtBeat Talent Call (deadline March 27)
ArtBeat Craft application  (deadline March 31)
ArtBeat Community Vendor application (deadline June 1)

Jazz and Blues Fest call to musicians (deadline March 12)

PuppetPalooza call to puppeters (deadline March 5)

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 Blog

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