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The Foundation distributes a series of monthly $1,000 grants to projects and their creators; it is "a micro-genius grant for flashes of micro-brilliance". Projects have included efforts in a wide range of areas including technology, arts, social good, and beyond. Have an awesome idea? Apply!
Established with gifts from IIE Trustees Robert L. Dilenschneider and Mark A. Angelson, the Janet Hennessey Dilenschneider Scholar Rescue Award in the Arts will provide life-saving fellowships to 10 threatened scholars in fields such as painting, dance, music, architecture, and the performing arts.
Each year Light Work invites 12-15 artists to participate in its residency program, including one artist co-sponsored by Autograph ABP and one artist in conjunction with the Urban Video Project (UVP). Artists selected for the residency program are invited to live in Syracuse for one month. Ongoing deadline for applications.
Established in 1995, the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE) is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State and administered by Mobility International USA (MIUSA). Learn more about it and ECA's Lives Without Limits campaign.
This program offers Canadian individual music professionals, groups or small ensembles an opportunity to travel on occasions important to their artistic and career development. Music professionals include instrumentalists, singers, composers, librettists, arrangers, performers, conductors, singers/songwriters and opera stage directors. Deadlines: 15 April, 15 June, 15 September, 15 November and 15 February.
McColl Center for Visual Arts' residency program is dedicated to supporting artists regionally, nationally and internationally and promoting contemporary art. The Center's goal is to present art and artists in a way that engages and enriches the public while revealing the creative process through open studios, outreaches, community projects, exhibitions, and educational programs. The Artist-in-Residence receives a stipend, materials budget, travel allowance, and housing (if outside of Charlotte). Deadline: ongoing.
The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York is a leading nonprofit, residency-based contemporary art institution for emerging to mid-career artists and curators from around the world. ISCP collaborates with over forty partner governments, institutions, and organizations to fund residency opportunities. A number of partners in different countries sponsors publicly call for applications for residencies at ISCP. If you are eligible to apply, visit the website to have more information about the ISCP residency offered and the application procedure.
The Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy in Ljubljana devotes a certain amount of funding towards encouraging and promoting cultural and artistic cooperation, collaboration and exchange between the United States and Slovenia. Applications will be accepted from professional artists and professionals in the cultural field who are American or Slovene citizens or residents and from not-for-profit arts or cultural organizations or institutions registered in the United States of or Slovenia. Deadline: 15 August.
We invite you to discover Theatre Without Borders, an informal, volunteer, virtual community that shares information and builds connections between individuals and institutions interested in international theatre exchange. TWB is a virtual and practical space for creating artist-to-artist, people-to-people connections and for sharing knowledge, information and skills. Find out more...
IN TRANSIT. A study on international law and the mobility of artists, art works, cultural goods and services
The aim of the IN TRANSIT study is to provide an overview of the main international legal instruments which impact on the mobility of artists, art works, cultural goods and services. Case studies of bilateral and multilateral legal agreements give practical insight into how legal instruments are used by countries across the world to enhance cross- border mobility. The study was commissioned by the UNESCO to Richard Poláček & Judith Staines and is now available in English and French.
International visas and taxation: a guide for performing arts organisations in Australia and New Zealand
This guide helps navigate the sometimes complex processes surrounding visas, work permits and taxes when preparing to tour internationally. Dedicated to Australian and New Zealand performing arts companies touring worlwide, it contains useful information for artists of all countries and disciplines on target countries in Europe, Asia, Latin and North America.
This short guide to global mobility is written by Judith Staines for artists and cultural operators. It is concerned with professional mobility, travel to and work in places beyond Europe. (version française dans l'article)
Aerowaves offers a service to list dance platforms from around Europe and beyond. You can check the calendar for future programmes. You can send listing info for a national or regional dance platform.
IFACCA is delighted to release its research report on artists' international mobility programs. Researched and written by UK-based consultant, Judith Staines, with input from IETM, IFACCA and 25 respondents covering every continent, the 35-page report documents the many types of artists' mobility initiatives implemented around the world. (version française dans l'article)