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Check out new list of opportunities for Artists, Explorers, and Creative Professionals.

The TOP-NEW opportunities:

The call for proposals for Forecast’s second edition. Pioneers from anywhere in the world working in various disciplines may submit their project ideas. Selected participants will have the chance to work with accomplished mentors toward bringing their projects to fruition, and to present them to the public. 

Deadline: November 30, 2016

New Call: Join Pilot Cities programme in Europe.

Deadline: November 30, 2016

Call for applications: Meet up! German-Ukrainian Youth Encounters. The encounters should focus on projects that address political and historical questions. Support can also be provided for artistic, multi-media, musical or other creative forms of encounters, e.g. theatre projects, films or websites.

Deadline: December 11, 2016 

The 1st Call for Proposals within the ENI CBC Programme Poland-Belarus-Ukraine 2014-2020. The Call is open for all Thematic Objectives of the Programme: Heritage, Accessibility, Security and Borders and all their priorities.

Deadline: December 31, 2016 

Other relevant opportunities: 

Free Online Classes in Architecture, Engineering and Urbanism 

URIS Fellowship. The initiative “Ukrainian Research in Switzerland” (URIS) announces two fellowships once a year. They are open to postdoctoral and senior scholars in the humanities, cultural studies and social sciences whose research has the potential to make a substantial contribution to a better understanding of the history, society, politics and culture of Ukraine.

Deadline: November 18, 2016

The Swedish Institute awards scholarships to promote and develop good, lasting relationships, exchanges and networks with people and institutions in other countries.

Online course ART of the MOOC: Public Art and Pedagogy from Duke University, Creative Time. Starts: November 21, 2016 

FEMINISM AND MUSEUMS: CALL FOR PAPERS from international submissions for forthcoming book, Feminism and Museums: Intervention, Disruption and Change, which we'll be publishing next year (2017) and which will be edited by Dr. Jenna Ashton (Manchester Metropolitan University). You can download the full Call for Papers here.

Deadline: November 21, 2016

NEW CALL to provide support for European cooperation projects on the Creative and Cultural sector.

Deadline: November 23, 2016 

Open call 2017 Residency and retreat in Italy “La Macina di San Cresci”

Do you want to know more about Creative Europe projects? Don’t miss Showcase Conference on 27 October in Brussels 

International Performing Arts Camp | Tuscany, Italy October 24 - 29, 2016

The program offers the unique time and space for meeting new friends, refreshing creative ideas, generating new creative initiatives and collaboration with like-minded arts people!

Grant for professional performers (dancers, choreographers, actors of dance, physical theatre, drama, musical theatre, contemporary circus artists, movement directors, physical theatre directors, multidisciplinary artists). The grant supports accommodation and meals during the International Performing Arts Camp 2016 in Tuscany, Italy. Project dates: October 24 - 29, 2016  

Deadline — October 24, 2016

Culture for shared, smart, innovative Territories. Towards 2020 European Regional development (Community of Oleśnica, Poland, 27-28 October 2016 ) 

The conference, organized in partnership with ECoC Wroclaw 2016, Community Culture Center of Oleśnica and ENCC, will be structured around four topics: Urban and rural territories: cultural practices for synergies; Territories as ‘commons’: strategies for citizens empowerment; Creative territories: sustaining imagination and capacities; Economic models for smart territories: fostering entrepreneurship and new business models.

International Performing Arts Camp

I.P.A.C. is the multidisciplinary program for performing arts practitioners from different countries and techniques. The camp is based at the XII century Monastery in Italy. It offers the unique time and space for meeting new friends, refreshing creative ideas and connecting with like-minded arts people.

DeadlineOctober 29, 2016

Open call for photographers: Amateur Photographer of the Year - APOY 2016 competition (UK)

Amateur Photographer of the Year 2016 – Your chance to enter the UK’s most prestigious competition for amateur photographers. Judges are looking for imaginative and well-executed pictures that explore the theme in an exciting way. Check deadlines.  

Deadline: October 30, 2016 

7th WORLD SUMMIT ON ART AND CULTURE (Valletta, Malta, 18-21 October) 

This grandiose cultural event is held under the aegis of IFACCA, International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies,and Arts Council Malta.

Second Europeana Challenge 2016 - fashion

Calling all developers, designers, makers, artists, educators and cultural heritage digital thinkers! We’re offering a share of €20.000 for the best idea(s) of how to creatively re-use Europeana and Europeana Fashion’s openly licensed fashion content in a digital product, service or business. Winner(s) will also benefit from promotion and additional non-financial business development support to help realize their ideas. Prize: Total of €20.000 for the best project idea(s) 

Online application period: 19 September – 31 October 2016

The Call for Papers for BRIDGE: The Heritage of Connecting Places and Cultures is now open. Abstracts of 300 words will be accepted via our online submission form up to 1st November 2016.


Conference CASES: Autumn - a meeting place for leaders of the creative industries, business, technology and innovation. Get unique experiences, insights, analytics fresh and good practices in the field of marketing, advertising, media, business, branding and Digital Communications. 

Location: VDNH TECH (Kiev) / November 12, 2016

IMéRA (Institute for Advanced Study of Aix-Marseille University) receives researchers and artists under residence schemes of 3 to 12 months (depending on calls for applications); it also accommodates a few multi-disciplinary teams with a collective project for short duration stays. Residents work on their own research projects in connection with Aix-Marseille teams and research centres. 

Deadline: November 18, 2016 

Global call for art and society project presentations

Deadline: November 30, 2016

Beirut Art Residency welcoming residents from all artistic backgrounds.

Deadline (2017 Open Call): December 15, 2016 

Call for Presentations & Workshops - International Multidisciplinary Conference in Austria, December 16-20, 2016
Theatre - Dance - Music - Visual & Multimedia Art - Arts administration - Performing Arts Training - Theatre Design & Technology

Call for papers: 4th International Conference on New Music Concepts | Treviso, Italy

During the 18th and 19th of March, the 4th International Conference on New Music Concepts will take place in Treviso, Italy. Researchers, scientists, engineers and scholar students will share their experiences and discuss their challenges.

Deadline – January 8, 2017

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants support digital projects throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and long-term sustainability.

Deadline: January 11, 2017

Advanced Visual Studies/Judd-Hume Prize, a major new art and philosophy programme /will launch in spring 2017/

In March 2017 a major new interdisciplinary programme named after Donald Judd and David Hume, will launch. Founded by leading Judd expert Peter Ballantine, the programme seeks to promote pre-eminent international scholarship and discussion around topics that lie at the intersection between the visual arts and philosophy.

2-3 November 2016 (Namur, Belgium) The b.creative conference is the launching pad of the Creative Tracks initiative. Creative Tracks aims to establish an international platform to support the networking of young creative professionals worldwide with a view to stimulate new partnerships and encourage cross-innovation projects. Conference website and registration will be available before the end of August 2016. The event will be live streamed. 

Internship - Program and Promotion - Luxembourg City Film Festival 

Deadline: February 18, 2017

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