USArtists International Grant Deadline April 3

March 15, 2019

Invited to perform at a festival abroad? USArtists International grants can help you make your performance a reality.

Committed to the presence of U.S. artists on world stages, USArtists International provides grants to ensembles and individual performers in dance, music and theater invited to perform at significant international festivals and performing arts markets abroad. Determine if you are eligible by reviewing the program guidelines.

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2019 Dutchess County Poet Laureate Announced

February 26, 2019

 Raphael Kosek
Raphael Kosek

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro has appointed Hopewell Junction resident Raphael Kosek as the County’s 2019 Poet Laureate. Ms. Kosek will serve a one-year term in this unpaid role and bring poetry to the community through a series of readings and events, the first of which will be to read her poetry at the County Executive’s 2019 State of the County Address on Wednesday, February 27th at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park.

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Teaching Artists Wanted: Deadline: December 9, 2018

November 29, 2018

Have a skill you would love to teach others? Interested in teaching a workshop at Arts Mid-Hudson? Our front gallery space is perfect for learning/teaching a new skill. Apply to be one of our teaching artists for 2019.

Click here to fill out the application 
Questions? Contact Melissa – 845-454-3222 or melissa@artsmidhudson.org

2019 Dutchess County Poet Laureate CALL FOR NOMINATIONS!

Nominations may come from individuals or organizations within or outside Dutchess County. Poets may self nominate. Nominees for the Dutchess County Poet Laureate must:

  1. Reside in Dutchess County for at least two years.
  2. Be a published author with a body of high quality work.
  3. Be comfortable in the performance of poetry in public.
  4. Be interested in presenting a sense of the community through poetry.
  5. Be willing to advocate and educate people about poetry.

Nominations for 2019 Dutchess County’s Poet Laureate must be submitted by January 2, 2019 to the Arts Mid-Hudson office. Click here for more details and to fill out the online application.

DEADLINE EXTENDED! 2019 Alan Cooper Leadership in the Arts Award

November 21, 2018

Nominations Due November 30, 2018

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF) has extended the nomination deadline for the 2019 Alan Cooper Leadership in the Arts Award. Named after MAAF’s Executive Director from 1994-2017, the Alan Cooper Award honors an arts leader who has impacted the arts sector in meaningful ways including creating model programs, developing innovative partnerships, and embodying dedication to the arts and diverse artistic expression. Though not necessary for nomination, MAAF is interested in recognizing an arts leader who has made significant contributions via public-private partnerships or in international cultural exchange.

Nominations are now being accepted through Friday, November 30, 2018. Eligible nominees will have demonstrated impactful leadership in the arts within MAAF’s nine state region of DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, USVI, VA, or WV. For more information please go to http://www.midatlanticarts.org/grants-programs/alan-cooper-leadership-in-the-arts-award/

The awardee will be selected in spring 2019 and be recognized at the May 2019 MAAF board meeting. In addition to the acknowledgement event, the awardee will receive a cash honorarium of $2,500.

For more information, please contact Adam Plantz at adamp@midatlanticarts.org or via telephone at 410.539.6656 x102.

USArtists International Deadline Approaching on November 30!

The USArtists International (USAI) application is open and the second deadline of the 2018-2019 program cycle is Friday, November 30, 2018 for engagements taking place between March 15, 2019, and March 14, 2020. If you applied at the September deadline, you will be notified by November 27.

Committed to the presence of U.S. artists on world stages, USArtists International provides grants to ensembles and individual performers in dance, music and theater invited to perform at significant international festivals and performing arts markets abroad. Determine if you are eligible by reviewing the program guidelines.

Interested in learning more?Join us for our webinars!

Call For Artists: 6th Annual Catalyst Small Works Show

October 23, 2018

December 8, 2018 – January 6, 2019

Deadline to submit: November 17th

Painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, mixed media of many kinds will be considered. No video. Submit up to four quality jpegs (labeled w/your last name and/or title) to info@catalystgallery.com. Include in the email your name, email, address, phone number, website, instagram, and title/media/dimensions/price of each work. (more…)