This page introduces cultural mobility news and opportunities - with travel cost at least partially funded - at least three times a week. You can search the news by topic (funding, call, residency, training, meeting etc.) or world regions (destination).
The Prince Claus Fund’s Ticket Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners by covering travel costs, in particular for artists and cultural practitioners living in Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, non-EU Balkans and non-EU Eastern Europe who wish to travel within these areas.
Vermont Studio Center’s Displaced Artists Fund exists to assist visual artists and writers displaced due to natural disasters, climate change, or political turmoil or threat by providing residencies in a safe and supportive community of creative peers. Applications on a rolling basis.
The Fund is designed with applications from UK organisations in mind, but any organisation is eligible to apply. Grants are available to applicants working with local partners in one or more of the Fund’s target countries: Afghanistan, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Iraq, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey and Yemen. Deadlines for the large grants (expression of interest): 31 March 2017 and for the small grants: 21 April, 21 July 2017 and 20 October 2017.
To honor the memory of its member Emanuele Carboni, actor and playwright who died prematurely in June 2016 at the age of 36, the cultural association Music Theatre International (M.Th.I.), in collaboration with FUIS, IGEA association, MTM Lydia Biondi association and with the patronage of the City of Tivoli, announces the first edition of the “Emanuele Carboni Award - theater of the mystery and noir". The award, which aims to enhancing the young Italian dramaturgy, is open to young Italian authors (resident in Italy or abroad) interested in writing text for theatre and who have not yet turned 36 years at the expiry date of the notice. Deadline: 30 June 2017.
More Europe - external cultural relations produced, in collaboration with the Centre for European Perspective (Slovenia) and Lecturio, an e-learning course on "Intercultural Competences in Civilian Crisis Management".
STEP stands for ‘Supporting Travel for Engaged Partnerships’. The STEP travel grants funding programme has been initiated and managed by the European Cultural Foundation (ECF), with the support of Compagnia di San Paolo (CdSP). STEP travel grants support creative and critical individual cultural workers who are travelling across Europe and neighbouring countries, to help foster a society with greater solidarity, equality and a stronger sense of social justice. You should apply at least 60 days before the mobility.
The ArtCOP21 Professional Workshop gathered in Paris on 3-4 December 2015 more than 150 representatives from the arts and culture from over 30 countries. The ArtCOP21 Professional Workshop aimed to foster cross-sector dialogues through the exchange of best practice and to highlight the necessity of focused support and funding mechanisms to consolidate the leadership of the cultural sector with regards to sustainable development and environmental sustainability. Download the report and the resources. Le rapport est également disponible en français sur le site de COAL.
The scholarships can be asked when applying for a training activity for young conductors or composers under the label of ECA-EC and the Eurochoir. It targets talented conductors and composers under 30 with limited economic resources. Applicants shall apply by the deadline of applications for each respective event.
Circostrada with On the Move > European Funded Projects 2016 Guide focused on Circus and Streets Arts
Realised by Circostrada in partnership with On the Move, the "European Funded Projects 2016" guide presents the EU-funded projects taking place over June 2015 and throughout 2016, within the European Union and beyond, in circus and street arts, and to some extent in creation in public space.
Created in close collaboration with the artist David Franklin through a staff exchange with Art Motile, On the Move is pleased to share a visual mapping of the 750+ news articles it shared on its website in 2016.This concise document presents data about the type of cultural mobility funding opportunities the network is signposting, the disciplines they cover, as well as the regional origin of funding and its various destinations in terms of regional beneficiaries.
Artistic mobility: views from European cities and artists, a study by the City of Turin and EUROCITIES
‘Artistic mobility: views from European cities and artists’ is a new study conducted by the city of Turin (former chair of the EUROCITIES ‘Mobility of artists’ working group) in partnership with EUROCITIES.
New : Cultural Mobility Funding Guide – Brazil // Novo: Guia de Financiamento da Mobilidade Cultural - Brasil // Nouveauté : Guide des financements de la mobilité culturelle – Brésil (EN/PT/FR)
On the Move and Embaixada Cultural are proud to present the Edition 2017 of the Cultural Mobility Funding Guide for Brazil with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Communication-France. On the Move e Embaixada Cultural se orgulham em apresentar a Edição 2017 do Guia de Financiamento da Mobilidade Cultural para o Brasil. O guia contou com o apoio do Ministério da Cultura e Comunicação da França. On the Move et Embaixada Cultural sont ravis d’annoncer l’édition 2017 du Guide des financements de la mobilité culturelle pour le Brésil, avec le soutien du Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication-France.
The European Networks of Institutes of Culture (EUNIC Global) commissioned the Department of Social, Political, and Cognitive Sciences of the University of Siena a report to survey existing cultural diplomacy training and research activities and to assess the training needs of the cultural diplomat of the future, as seen from practitioners and academics. Read the online report.
The Ultimate Cookbook for Cultural Managers - Taxation of Artists in an International Context is the second publication of the RISE project. The European Festivals Association (EFA) and Pearle*-Live Performance Europe have teamed up to improve knowledge on legal and managerial aspects on cross-border cooperation within the EFA RISE project, funded by the Creative Europe Programme from the European Union from 2014 until 2017.
The European Commission and music sector are working together towards a new EU support strategy for music. A report of the work carried out so far through “Music Moves Europe” can be found online with special mention on cultural mobility.