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).
This guide offers essential advice and shares experiences from industry leaders. The guide also provides a go-to list of services available from government departments and agencies to help you make the most out of international opportunities.
The European social partners in the live performance sector have launched two new online interactive tools to support risk assessment ("OiRA" tools). The OiRA tools for the Live Performance sector have been developed to give venues, production companies and all those working in the sector a roadmap to address the many health and safety challenges they face. Such tools can be useful in the context of touring and collaboration works.
The main goal of this project led by Mercat de les Flors in Barcelona was to support development, mobility and exchange for dance artists. This cooperation project followed the principles of the European Dancehouse Network (EDN), the umbrella organisation for most of the module-dance project partners. Delve into this inspiring and well-done publication!
Discover the tools Directory to implement and strengthen cultural policies and statistics in ACP countries. Découvrez le Répertoire d’outils d’appui à la mise en place et au renforcement de politiques et statistiques culturelles dans les pays ACP.
The Newton Fund’s aim is to develop science and innovation partnerships that promote the economic development and welfare of collaborating countries. Some opportunities concern culture, creativity and innovation including for Brazil, China, Egypt, Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
EXCITE is a project under the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) programme, a programme aiming to stimulate growth and entrepreneurship throughout Europe by financially supporting young entrepreneurs looking for experience and senor knowledge abroad. Within this programme, EXCITE represents a consortium of 7 partners with a particular focus on stimulating entrepreneurship in the Creative and Cultural Industries. On-going application.
Harvard University South Asia Institute’s Arts Initiative (USA) > Call for South Asian emerging artists
Your country of residence must be within South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, or Sri Lanka), with particular preference for artists from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, or Sri Lanka, as SAI seeks to create unique opportunities for to engage with artists from countries that have less representation at Harvard. Deadlines: 15 August 2015 and 15 December 2016.
The GALA funding guide is a first inventory of public and private, international, European, national, regional and local funds, calls and initiatives that can support arts and culture projects on environmental sustainability. The research was coordinated by On the Move with the support from COAL, Coalition for art and sustainable development.
The Touring Artists Forum is online: Share your international work experiences with other artists and cultural professionals. The touring artists Forum is linked to the portal http://touring-artists.info which provides information on legal regulations and administrative procedures in Germany – for foreign artists who work here temporarily and for German artists (or artists living in Germany) who work abroad for a limited period of time. The portal's focus is on visual arts and performing arts.
The FUND-FINDER, A Guide to funding opportunities for arts and culture in Europe, beyond Creative Europe
This new IETM publication - coordinated by On the Move - provides a detailed and easy-to-read overview of public and private funding opportunities for the arts and culture in Europe and beyond: it provides a comprehensive list of funding programmes at national, regional and local level and describes in a simple and clear language how artistic and cultural projects can fit with the objectives of several EU funding programmes other than Creative Europe.
The 2012 - 2015 activities of keðja, the Nordic-Baltic EU supported project for the contemporary dance field was evaluated by Mary Ann DeVlieg and Judith Staines. Find the evaluation report online.
This research – based on 100+ survey responses, 12 depth interviews, and analysis of nearly 200 other Hubs – provides the starting point for understanding Europe’s Creative Hubs. It sets out who they are, what they do, and what support they need.
Waves of energy is the programme launched by San Sebastian 2016 to subsidise cultural initiatives by citizens. Under this initiative, cultural projects and programmes presented by individuals and not-for-profit associations will receive grants. Ongoing deadlines.
The Institute of International Education announced on 26 May the launch of a programme to save the lives and work of artists who face persecution in their home countries. The new Artist Protection Fund (APF), a three-year pilot programme supported by a $2.79 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will make life-saving fellowship grants to threatened artists from any field of artistic endeavor, and place them at host universities and arts centers in countries where they can safely continue their work and plan for their future.
Entitled "Change, networked economy, the cultural sector and beyond", this online resource arises from the conviction about the need for a new