Apply now: residencies, grants and other opportunities

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

The TOP-NEW opportunities

SPHERE FESTIVAL - Open Call for Artists Worldwide. SPHERE FESTIVAL invites Visual artists, Performance Artists, Sound and Music Artists and Writers to participate in the world's first largest multidisciplinary festival.

Deadline: November 15, 2017 

28th International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno 2018 - Call for Entries 

Deadline: November 15, 2017 

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 

“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

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.  

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 

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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