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Call for Entries

We encourage artists looking for public art commissions to see the CaFE –

Arts Mid-Hudson Pop-Up Galleries

Arts Mid-Hudson curates pop-up art exhibits in office buildings, restaurants, and other venues.  This is a great opportunity for artists to display and sell their work, and we invite all artists to submit artworks. There is no entry fee, but we encourage artists to become a member of Arts Mid-Hudson. This is a rolling review process with no deadline. 

You can become an Arts Mid-Hudson member here:

Additional considerations:

  • Work must be suitable for the gallery
  • All visual artistic mediums are eligible, 2-D and 3-D
  • Artists are responsible for delivering/shipping work to specified locations.
  • Arts Mid-Hudson will take every caution with the artwork, however, artists must provide their own insurance if desired.
  • Arts Mid-Hudson commission on work sold as a result of the exhibition will be 25%.
  • If hanging work, the works must have wires securely fastened on back. If work is unframed, work will be hung with binder clips

Please submit your work using this online application:
Questions? Please contact Arts Mid-Hudson here:
Phone: (845) 454-3222 | Email:

Arts Mid-Hudson’s gallery invites mid-Hudson artists and curators to share their work.

Arts Mid-Hudson members will be given preference when curating and planning two-month exhibits with a focus on group shows and exhibits that include work of members, grantees, funded organizations, and artists throughout Dutchess, Ulster, and Orange Counties. Artists or curators can also propose shorter times for performances or multi-media installations. The gallery space is 400 sq feet with professional lighting and located in a visible location along Dutchess Turnpike (Rt. 44) in the town of Poughkeepsie, NY.
Not sure if you are a member? Join online at  or call our office 845-454-3222.

Athens Laundry, an art and literary series by the Friends of D. R. Evarts Library in Athens, New York.

Ongoing, Open Call.
Athens Laundry seeks art, writing, photography and design for inclusion in its inaugural publication year. We welcome the diversity of styles, forms and voices known to the public library.

Written works should be 500 words or less. Visual works should be 72 dpi and 1200 pixels on the longest dimension. Works selected for print will be required at higher resolution.

Also printed bimonthly, each of five issues is collected and distributed in limited edition annual box sets. Work selected for print appears in two sections: Centerfold, 5.5 x 4.25 inches and On the Inside, 8.5 x 11 inches.

Email submissions with a brief bio and links to

The Gallery @ Rhinebeck

The Gallery@ Rhinebeck is an Artist’s Co-Op. With membership in the Co-Op, your work will be displayed year-round in a beautiful 1500 square foot space on Market Street, the heart of the Rhinebeck retail district. With 20-foot ceilings, entrances on both Market Street and the Market Street Courtyard, this space is a perfect environment to get your work seen be the highest number of potential buyers. Our accompanying website and onsite internet display stations will also allow your entire catalogue to be viewed in HD quality, with a click of a mouse or tap of a screen.

  • If you would like to know more, please contact Pat at

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Poughkeepsie Pop Up Call for Artists – no deadline – ongoing

The Poughkeepsie Pop Up Shop is looking for gift items to be sold in consignment at the current location at 317 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY.

The objects have to be made in Poughkeepsie or the artist has to live or work in Poughkeepsie.
To apply, the artist needs to contact the PopUpShop store manager at and provide 2-3 jpg as sample of the artwork. The proposal will be evaluated by the store committee and the aartist will be notified within 2 weeks from the submission. If accepted, the artist will contact the store manager to set up delivery date.The current consignment commission is 10%.

For further details, contact

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Submit Your Film to Reel Expressions International Youth Film Festival!

Calling all youth filmmakers!
Spark Media is now accepting submissions to our 2017 Reel Expressions International Youth Film Festival! Candidates must be between the ages of 13 and 19 at the time of production, and films must be original shorts, 10 minutes or less.

Submit your film today at

 Coach House Players: Variety Show

written and directed by Barbara Jones
Audition dates:  July 10 & 11 at 7:00 PM to 9:00  PM
Production dates:   August 25, 26, 27

Victory Cup Event

They waive all fees for participating artists to display and sell work.

New Video:

SETC Fall Unified Professional Auditions

Each year:
* Participating companies look to fill over 1,000 roles
* Dozens of theatre companies and casting representatives participate
* An average of 200 actors, singers and dancers audition

Audition Dates: August 27-28, 2017
Location: Crowne Plaza Atlanta-Airport, Atlanta, GA

Early-Bird Registration Deadline ($35): July 15, 2017, Noon ET
Online Registration Deadline ($45): August 15, 2017, Noon ET

Click here for more information

Call to Artists: The 10th Annual Art Studio Views Tour

Looking for painters, sculptors, glass artists, ceramicists, photographers, and printmakers to participate in its Labor Day weekend event, Sept 2-3, 2017.  If you have a studio in Hyde Park, Staatsburg, Rhinebeck, Red Hook, Tivoli or Germantown and are interested in either participating or learning more about the tour, please contact Joanna at:

Little Shop of Horrors *2

by Alan Menken & Howard Ashman
Directed by Barbara E. Melzer
Audition dates: September 5 and 6 at 7:00 PM to 9:00  PM
Call back date: September 8 at 7:00 PM to 9:00  PM

Auditions will be held at:
the Coach House Theatre, 12 Augusta Street, Kingston, NY [directions]Production dates:   November 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 & 19

Synopsis:  The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” – after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it, BLOOD. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s out of this world origins and intent towards global domination!

Characters needed:  6 men.  5 women.
(Cast List for Little Shop of Horrors)

  • Seymour – twenties, insecure, and put upon.  Tenor
  • Audrey – twenties, blond, sexy, sweet. Soprano
  • Mr.  Mushnik – older, boss, failure as a florist. Tenor
  • Orin- handsome dentist, egotist. Also plays Wino Two. Tenor
  • The plant Audrey Two- a puppeteer is needed and plays Wino 1in the first scene.
  • Voice of the plant – Think Rhythm and blues voice.  Barry White
  • Chiffon, Ronnette and Crystal – three singers who must be able to dance who function as the Greek Chorus.  Sopranos.
  • Also 1 female and 1 male for various small parts.

*2 Produced by special arrangement with Musical Theatre International (MTI)

Call for Artists, Performers, Sculptors, Craftspeople, and makers of all kinds – deadline May 15


THE SECRET CITY is seeking holding their annual gathering in Woodstock, NY at noon on Sunday, July 30th at the Bearsville Theater. In conjunction with the event, we’re presenting a festival of performances, exhibits, happenings and installations throughout the last weekend of July. The theme of the weekend is HARMONY.

For info on how to apply, please visit our Facebook event here.

Deadline is May 15th.

2017 Summer Invitational Exhibition Opportunities

Blue Mountain Gallery is offering two show dates for guest exhibitions in 2017. Individual artists or groups may apply. The available dates are July 11 – 29 and August 1 – 19.
To apply as an individual, please send a note of intent, a CV and 20 images of recent work on a CD to Blue Mountain Gallery, 530 West 25th Street, New York, NY 10001. For groups, we request a description of intent, information on each artist and an image for each. Blue Mountain Gallery is a nonprofit gallery and does not take a commission on sales.Find out more about 2017 Summer Invitational Exhibit, price and the application process please visiting our website at 646 486 4730 or email:

Artist Residencies/Internships

We encourage artists looking for residency opportunities to see the Alliance of Artists Communities webpage – a terrific resource for all artistic genres.

Creative Capital Blog –Upcoming Residency and Fellowship Opportunities

We’re Hiring! Thomas Cole: National Historic Site

Development Associate
Join the fundraising efforts to continue to grow and develop our community of supporters.

Museum Educators
Lead tours and school programs, provide gallery coverage, and participate in other visitor activities at the historic site.

Visitor Center Manager
Manage the Visitor Center operations and create a welcoming and responsive environment for visitors.

Visitor Center Associate
Support Visitor Center operations and create a welcoming and responsive environment for visitors and participate in other visitor activities at the site.

Would you like to work at The Ashokan Center?

We need a Caretaker, First Cook, Dishwasher/Prep Cook and Program Instructors
Click for information:

Your personal residency in Mexico

Superb live/work studio space 

for artists & writers 

This spring or summer you can finish a manuscript, prepare for a show, collect your thoughts, and plan your next body of work.

Located on Lake Chapala, Mexico’s largest lake, nestled in a ring of mountains with colorful fishing villages strung like pearls along the north shore where a slower pace of life awaits you. Beat the heat and humidity and paint or write to your heart’s content.
Reserve a private studio apartment where you can focus on your creative work and enjoy our gorgeous scenery and perfect year-round climate.
Equipment Available: Cress sample kiln, professional easel, 33″ floor loom (summer residencies)

More information about rates &

Call for Photographers:

Art Society of Kingston’s 2018 Kingston Community Calendar

ASK invites interested photographers to take photos for submission to the 2018 calendar project. The 2018 theme: “Kingston: Inside and Out 2.0”, (same theme as 2017) will feature some of Kingston’s fine historic homes, both interior shots and architecturally significant exteriors, as well as a few beautiful gardens in their summer glory. Photos must date from the past two years, and photo subjects must be located within the city limits of Kingston in Fall, Winter, Spring, or Summer.

Selected photographs will be featured in ASK’s 2018 Kingston Community Calendar. A $50
honorarium will be awarded for each monthly photo used and $150.00 for the cover photo (no
money awarded for photos used as small insets, see example below).

The deadline for submissions is August 1, 2017
Contact: Chris Acosta

3D Fabrication Studio & Textile Technology Studio Residency Program 2017


For 3 days onsite the resident learns and gain hands-on experience with laser cutting, cnc routing, resin and FDM 3D printing, digital embroidery, automated long arm sewing and 3D scanning. Applications for the 3 Day onsite residency program must include a detailed project proposal that outlines what the resident plans to work on while onsite. Residents are responsible for arranging their own accommodations, travel expenses, meals and alternative materials if projects require materials outside of those provided.
DFR works with residents in an online meetings prior to their onsite visit to figure out project needs and make sure residents can arrive and hit the ground running with their ideas. The project-based goals make the time onsite productive and rewarding. The resident can utilize the 3D Fabrication Studio and Textile studio working directly with DFR staff to produce a variety a samples based on project-based goals. There are basic materials supplied and residents can send materials to be ready for their onsite visit. Residents can work extensively learning beside the DFR team during facility hours. After 3 days onsite the resident can add additional time at DFR studios for further idea development. Please see application page for details on residency participation fees.  Applicants must recommend their preferred dates on their application. There are no application fees to apply to our programs. to apply.

This competitive program offers artists and designers the opportunity to spend more extensive time at DFR 3D Fabrication Studio and Textile Studio working to develop ideas and learn workflows specific to proposed project ideas and goals. Project proposals must specifically outline project goals and learning objectives. This program includes 6 scheduled days onsite for residents with rudimentary to advanced level experience with digital fabrication technology. This program is ideal for planning artworks for exhibitions and to better understand implementation of this technology for larger scale projects (i.e. museum, gallery, art fair and other professional art venues). Travel, lodging, food and project expenses for materials outside of those provided are the responsibility of the resident. Please see application page for Hybrid Program residency participation fees and more details. There are no application fees to apply to this program. to apply.


Workshops at Arts Mid-Hudson

Visit the webpage to see the full schedule of course offerings 

Art Lessons with Leslie Bender

Private art lessons with Leslie Bender at The Shirt Factory in Kingston, NY.
Learn to draw and paint whatever you wish to learn, beginning where you are now. Drawing, perspective, volume, composition. Watercolor, pen and ink, acrylic painting. Beginner to advanced welcome.
Visit and contact: PayPal accepted.   Cell~845-670-2027

Looking for a fun summer workshop for youth who love theatre, singing and/or dancing? Our inspirational programs will fill their summer with the Musical Theatre, Drama, or Rising Young Professional experience they are looking for.  Choose from our 7 Summer Workshops presented on this page and join us for 1, 2, 3 or 4 weeks; or for the whole summer.

 In our workshops filled with fun, wonderful new friends and personal growth, all campers will enjoy their time with our top-notched staff from the theatre world and theatrical mainstays in education such as Carnegie Mellon University, Manhattan School of Music, Hartt, LIU C.W. Post and more. With comfortable air-conditioned studios and daily outdoor time for lunch & relaxation, each workshop meets from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m..

Take a look at our Summer Workshops, and when you’ve found the program that looks right for your family member, print up the application and send it in, or contact us so that we can answer any questions you might have.  A NYCA Summer is the ultimate time to share the fun of acting, singing & dancing with friends that you’ll keep as you travel along your personal path in the theatre world and/or through life.

Additional information available at:

Barrett Art Center: Oil Painting with William Noonan Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to Noon For painters who are looking to improve their basic understanding of the medium.
Beginners to advanced

Summer Camp for the New York Conservatory for the Arts (NYCA) in Hurley, NY.

We are offering 4 different time slots that will allow students/parents the opportunity to go to camp 1-4 weeks!  Visit for information on the enrichment in the area of the arts and performance.

There are many opportunities during these camps for the campers to work directly with professional actors and perform on stage!  Our older students have the opportunity to apprentice in the field of theater, at the Woodstock Playhouse.

Next week, students that auditioned for Troupe,will begin their travels to Disney, in order to perform. Besides this
wonderful trip, the year of study has three culminating performances that our local families may enjoy too!

“Seussical the Musical” will include the entire student body of NYCA, plus some additional actors brought in for the adult roles, June 2-4at The Woodstock Playhouse!

Classes/Workshops at Woodstock School of Art

Click HERE for class schedule and registration

Art Centro Mid-Hudson Heritage Center

Click HERE for class schedule and registration

Artist Live/Work Space

Workspace in Fishkill

Studio space available for Art Instructors to teach classes. Looking for all types of instructors. Fine art, drawing, photography etc. Location: 1012 Main Street, Fishkill

 For more information Please call or email John Yoo


Beautiful live/work historic townhouse

Beautiful Live / Work Historic Townhouse

Available Now

• Fully-renovated 2,400SF four-story brick townhouse

• Union St Historic District

• Enormous parlor

• Two-and-a-half bedrooms

• Flexible living space for up to 4 people

• Light-filled attic work / storage space; ideal art studio

• Huge English-basement kitchen with granite countertops,

lots of cabinets, and heated Italian stone floor

• Two beautiful bathrooms / one with clawfoot tub

• Sliding glass doors from kitchen to patio

• Wooden privacy fence

• Parking

• Laundry

• High-efficiency heat and hot water; whole-house fans in attic

• Walk to Metro North / Amtrak and all downtown amenities—restaurants, post office, business and government offices

$2,000 / month; tenant pays utilities

Mobile: 1.646.508.5687 land:1.718.596.4505

Mobile: 646.508.5687 land:718.596.4505


ArtCondo ( is a real estate initiative that helps artists and creative businesses purchase professional timeshares, raw commercial workspaces and/or live/work lofts in NYC. Artists, gallery owners, foundations, residencies, creative businesses and non-profits are all eligible to participate. National and international artists can own one month professional timeshares to create, exhibit and sell their art “wares” in the NYC marketplace. ArtCondo gathers creative people together to form buying groups to leverage their collective buying power to purchase space collectively. Spaces will be raw industrial spaces with concrete construction and a freight elevator, and can be used as visual art studios, music and rehearsal studios, exhibition spaces, art storage, collaborations, classes or workshops and other forms of creative businesses.  Spaces vary in size. Groups and collectives are encouraged to apply together. Sign up at to learn more and receive updates.


Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

Click here for Fall Grant Deadlines.

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

Click here for Fall Grant Deadlines

Naomi Winston Scholarship

In honor of Naomi Winston, an annual scholarship has been established and made available, through the National Society of Arts and Letters, to young visual artists between the ages of 16 and 22. Applicants must demonstrate exceptional talent and promise of future success. The scholarship funds are only for private study, for special training or for personal advancement in the applicant’s art medium. They can be used for workshops, museum programs, summer programs, etc. The funds are not for college tuition, housing or travel. The maximum amount awarded to an applicant is $5,000. In most years as many as eight to ten scholarships are awarded in varying amounts.

Deadline February 1, 2017

The scholarship is limited to 2-Dimensional work.  For more information and application materials please see:  A printable flyer is available on the website.

Individual Support Grants- The Adolf & Esther Gottlieb Foundation

The Foundation wishes to encourage artists who have dedicated their lives to developing their art, regardless of their level of commercial success. This program was conceived in order to recognize and support the serious, fully-committed artist, and we hope these individuals will consider applying. Twelve grants are awarded each year. Applications are reviewed by a panel of five professionals in the arts who have no affiliation with the Foundation.

Click here for full details

Deadline: December 15

Artist Residencies/Internships

We encourage artists looking for residency opportunities to see the Alliance of Artists Communities webpage – a terrific resource for all artistic genres.

Creative Capital Blog –Upcoming Residency and Fellowship Opportunities


Insurance Info: the Roxbury Arts Center6:00 – 8:00 pmArtists of all disciplines are welcome.Free Event- preregistration recommendedThe Actors Fund’s Artists Health Insurance Resource Center (AHIRC) knows about healthy artists. They’ve been connecting people who work in the arts around the country to health insurance and affordable health care since 1998. With the advent of Health Care Reform, we’ll all need to be insured. AHIRC exists to help people in the arts across the country to navigate the process of getting health insurance.Join us at the Roxbury Arts Center to speak with James Brown, National Director of Health Services, of the Actors Fund.  This one-on-one consultation will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and give you clear, step-by-step guidance on what your options are and how to get the most affordable coverage. Find out if you’re eligible for free insurance or subsidies. This is an excellent opportunity for unbiased counseling.We ask that you call or email to let us know that you will be attending so we can be prepared with snacks and proper information for everyone!Contact Annie Schwed, Grants and Community Coordinator, for more information or to preregister at:annie@roxburyartsgroup.orgor 607.326.7908.
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Warrior Productions is excited to announce open auditions for new short plays to be performed at the 3rd Annual Short Play Festival at The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck Sept. 15-17, 2017.  Sides will be provided at auditions.  Community Theatre, non-union.


*Friday, May 19 from 6-8pm

*Saturday, May 20 from 2-4pm

Auditions will be held in the Frazer Room at the Starr Library, 68 West Market Street in Rhinebeck.  For more information contact 518-256-0714 or

Additional information at