Windows on Main 2015: Street Call for Artists

April 13, 2015

WOMS 2015


In 2015, Windows on Main Street invites local artists to take part in a fresh start of Windows on Main Street.

For the 11th exhibition, this year marks two new Project Leaders: Teresa Marra and Diana Currie.

Key Dates:

May 22: Application deadline

•June 30: Artist’s statement due

•August 3–7: Installations (send us your photos!)

•August 8: Second Saturday Event – TBD

•September 12: De-installation; Closing Party – TBD

Ready To Submit?

Email with your proposal! We’re excited to hear from you!!

Theme: Industrial/Metal

After looking back on past exhibits we have found that a loose theme is really helps guide artists and helps the project have a more cohesive feel.

The theme for 2015 will be Industrial/Metal. You can interpret this theme however you choose, whether it’s through materials, concepts, colors, etc. (more…)

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Auditions: for Singin’ In The Rain

April 3, 2015

Auditions: for Singin’ In The Rain, adapted from the MGM musical, will be held Saturday, April 25th at 1:00 PM and Sunday, April 26th at 8 PM with callbacks on April 27th at The Center for Performing Arts, Rte. 308, Rhinebeck, NY,  No appointment necessary. Needed: Adult actors, singers and dancers.  Prepare: 16 bars of a Broadway-style song.  All parts are open. Performance dates: July 24 – August 16th(Fridays, Saurdays, Sundays). For detailed information:

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ARTtalk Local Beacon ~ April Issue

Art Talk April

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Art in the Loft 2015 – CALL FOR ENTRIES

March 24, 2015

unnamed (5)Arts Mid-Hudson, in cooperation with Millbrook Vineyards & Winery, will once again curate the art exhibit in the loft space above the Winery’s main building. This project, known as ART in the LOFT, is a good opportunity for members of Arts Mid-Hudson to display and sell their work – last season over 50% of the arMillbrook Winery Wine Loft tworks were purchased by collectors.

We invite all AMH member artists to submit work to be juried for inclusion in Art in the Loft. There is no entry fee; however, you must be a member. Not a member? join or confirm member status by calling AMH offices: 845-454-3222.

Deadline for entries: Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Artists will be notified of their acceptance by Friday, April 17, 2015.

Work must be delivered/shipped to the Millbrook Vineyards & Winery by May 8, 2015.

The exhibit will open to the public on May 18. A reception for opening will be planned when the artists have been selected.

The exhibit will close the first week in November, 2015 with a reception announcing the winner of the Wine Label Competition. Closing date will be planned when the artists are selected.


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NYSCA Individual Artists Program Application Seminar

March 17, 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015 3:30 – 5:30 PM

Sanctuary for Independent Media

3361 6th Avenue
Troy, New York 12181

If you are thinking of attending, you should review the NYSCA Program guidelines here and the guidelines for the Individual Artists Program here. You can also view the home page of the New York State Council on the Arts, to see info about the deadline, as well as a list of FAQ’s, video tutorials and recorded conference calls about program guidelines and application process.

The seminar will provide information about opportunities for funding to individual artists from NYSCA, focusing upon support for Composer Commissions, Dance Commissions; Film, Media and New Technology Production and Theatre Artist Commissions through the Individual Artists Program. It will describe application procedures for individual artist applications through fiscal sponsors as well as general information about applying to NYSCA of interest to all applicants for funding.

During the meeting we will provide an overview of what you need to do to apply to NYSCA this year. We will also answer general application questions. The information we provide will be of particular interest to applicants making a complete (new for FY 16) application, including first-time applicants as well as those returning after completion of a multi-year grant.

The meeting will cover eligibility requirements for individual artist applications as well as all NYSCA applicants, new sponsored request forms for individual artists and fiscal sponsors, procedures for registering your application on the NYSCA web site and completing the application through Grants Gateway.

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Basic Grant Writing Certificate Program

March 15, 2015

6 Wednesday evenings from 6-8 pm beginning April 8, 2015

In this class geared toward municipalities and non-profit community organizations, you will learn the fundamentals, communicate with funding sources, sell your program, acquire the skills you’ve always wanted to have, and develop and submit a grant application.
Computer Lab at Desmond Campus, Mount Saint Mary College.
The fee is $250.
Maximum registration: 7
Please call to register 845-565-2073
Or online:

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Compass Arts: Intro to the Graphic Novel – Kids + Adults

March 12, 2015


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Opportunity: Tina Dillman’s “Project Grant”

March 8, 2015

Cute Yellow House=Location of Project Grant

Cute Yellow House=Location of Project Grant

Summer 2015 Launch

Socially engaged artist residency program in Buffalo, NY

If you are an artist working in any media (dance, theatre, performance, installation, drawing/painting, sculpture, video, photography, etc…), living outside of the Western/Central NY area, and are interested in applying, please send an email to:, with a link to your work. For the first year I am accepting applications by invitation only. (more…)

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Opportunity: NYS Parks & Recreation Aide

March 7, 2015


National Purple Heart Hall of Honor

Application Deadline: March 13, 2015

The following seasonal vacancy is announced in the Palisades Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation: (more…)

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ARTtalk Local – March

March 5, 2015

ARTtal116Click here to read the March Edition of ARTtalk Local.

News + Opportunities:

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