Apply now: residencies, grants and other opportunities

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

The TOP-NEW opportunities

International Video Art Festival Now&After invites artists from all over the world to submit their works for its eighth edition.

Deadline: December 20, 2017

The Forecast International Platform for Pioneering Ideas has an open call, inviting creative pioneers and innovators in various arts disciplines a chance to work with internationally renowned mentors to develop their projects.

Deadline: December 20, 2017

Farm Studio Artist Residency in Rajasthan, India has an open call for artists’ residencies to support community-based open platform where creativity can unfold free from accustomed distractions.

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Amsterdam Light Festival 2018-19 is looking for creative interpretations of the theme 'The Medium is the Message'. 

Deadline: January 3, 2018

Future Architecture Platform invites multi-disciplinary emerging creatives who work on transformative projects and ideas for the future of architecture to apply for participation in the European Architecture Program in 2018!

Deadline: January 8, 2018

Photography contest, Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation - Powerful women: breaking stereotypes in the Euro-Mediterranean region 

Deadline: January 15, 2018

European Media Artists in Residence Exchange Programme aims to enable European artists to collaborate on projects and create closer bonds between European media organisations.

Deadline: January 20, 2018

The 10th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research (ICCPR2018) – call for cultural policy papers on the theme: The Cultural Governance of Global Flows: Past and Future.

Deadline: January 22, 2018

New Geographies Public Art Commission are seeking Expressions of Interest from artists in the UK and internationally with experience of working with communities and/or in the public realm in response to places or sites.

Deadline: January 28, 2018 

International Research Programme (Visual Arts). The Programme provides curators, directors of art institutions and other art professionals from abroad with the opportunity to acquire an insight into contemporary Danish art and the Danish art scene, and to strengthen networking and dialogue between the Danish and the international art scenes.

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Berlin: The Artistic Cultural Diplomacy Forum 2018 - "Building Cultural Bridges through Art, Film and Music" Held Parallel to the Berlin Film Festival 2018 

Deadline: February 23, 2018 

FEST 2018: FILM SUBMISSION PERIOD OPENFEST invites all the interested and curious to check the Film Submissions Page for FEST 2018, where all information about submission, payments and other questions can be found.

Deadline: March 4, 2018 

VENICE BIENNALE: SUMMER SCHOOL IN CURATORIAL STUDIES VENICE OPEN CALL. The Summer course in Curatorial Practice is an English-taught, intensive program on the history of contemporary visual arts and practices of exhibition-making, taking place during the Biennale of Venice.

Deadline: March 15, 2018 

Other relevant opportunities: 

Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020 

Schedule of the Calls for Proposals on Cross-border Cooperation Programme Poland - Belarus - Ukraine 2014–2020 

Funding opportunities for culture and audiovisual sectors from Creative Europe 

ArtCondo is artists collectively purchasing studio space, commercial work spaces and live/work lofts throughout New York City. Artists, gallery owners, foundations, residencies, creative businesses and non-profits are all eligible to participate. 

nextPix/firstPix is now assisting with Crowdfunding Grants for 2017  

Please indicate in your submission that your deadline is less than 30 days or that the campaign is in progress. 

The Prince Claus Fund’s Mobility Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners. The Mobility Fund is open throughout the year to receive applications. 

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

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.  

NAKED STATE - Art Residency is a 10-day residency to create artworks that explore the nude human body in context of nature, culture and art.

Deadline: December 15, 2017 

Berlin: The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2017 - "Promoting Global Collaboration, Unity and Peace through Cultural Diplomacy" 

Deadline: December 22, 2017 

Auditions for the European Young Orquestra (EYO). The EYO holds annual auditions in all 28 member states of the EU in order to select the finest EU orchestral musicians between the ages of 16 and 26.

Deadline: December 31, 2017 

Start-up Denmark is an initiative by the Danish Government which provides a gateway for talented foreign entrepreneurs to take advantage of Denmark’s vast start-up opportunities and strong entrepreneurship ecosystem. The goal is to grow high-impact startups in Denmark. 

Deadline: December 31, 2017

“Share Your Ideas to Shape the Future of Europe!” - Calls for Proposals 

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Visegrad Scholarship Program support Masters and post-Masters (PhD/postdoc) studies/research stays at higher-education institutions in the V4 region, as well as in the Western Balkan and Eastern Partnership countries. 

Deadline: January 1, 2018 

Various kinds of DAAD funding for foreign students, graduates and postdocs

Partner Search Database - in case you are searching for a foreign partner organisation to submit a joint project proposal within the open calls of the Creative Europe programme. 

Barcelona Dance Award (from March 29 to April 2, 2018) - World Championship Competition for Dance Schools, Companies and Groups from all over the World. Please send to the organizer email:  

The Yale Center for British Art offers three types of short-term residential awards to scholars undertaking research related to British art.

Max Weber Programme Fellowship at the European University Institute  

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