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Call for Submissions: The 19th Annual Yukon Riverside Arts Festival

“The Yukon Riverside Arts Festival provides an accessible environment for community members and visitors to interact with and celebrate the arts. The Festival welcomes artists practicing traditional and contemporary art forms and features exhibitions, artist demonstrations, lectures, live music, art installations, and art market, and more!”

For more information, please visit: kiac.ca

-from Klondike Institute of Art and Culture
Read KIAC’s profile on ArtBridges’ Community-Engaged Arts Directory and Map

Call for Submissions: Myseum Intersections 2020

Myseum of Toronto is launching a call for submissions for our fifth annual Myseum Intersections festival.

Festival Dates: April 1 – 30, 2020
Deadline: Sunday, June 30, 2019 @ 11:00PM (EST)

Myseum Intersections is an annual festival that will take place during the month of April 2020. The festival explores intersectional perspectives of Toronto through collaborative exhibits, events, and experiences. Intersections presents a wide array of programming intended to create dialogue on civic issues and inspire a deeper knowledge and appreciation of our city.

Project proposals can range from exhibitions to events such as walking tours, workshops, panel discussions, lectures, public programs, exhibition tours, community celebrations, interactive experiences, walking tours and performances. We prioritize participatory and co-created projects, and encourage collaborative partnerships between organizations, collectives and individuals.

To view examples of Intersections projects from previous years, click here. To see project snapshots from last years’ festival, click here.

Should you have any accessibility concerns that might impact your ability to access or complete the digital submission form, please inform Yan Wen Chang (by email: yanwen[at]myseumoftoronto.com or phone: 416-583-2030) in advance of June 15th, 2019 to allow Myseum to appropriately accommodate your requests.”

-from Myseum

Submit your ArtBridges award nomination!

ArtBridges/ToileDesArts is now collecting nominations for the 5th Annual Recognition Awards for community-engaged arts initiatives, community partners and ArtBridges’ Member initiatives.

These awards will showcase remarkable work in community-engaged arts taking place in Canada. There are three categories:
1) Innovation 
2) Resiliency 
3) Creativity 

One award will be given in each category. Each award-winning initiative will receive a certificate and $250 award as well as recognition on the ArtBridges hub. You can apply for one, two or all three, award categories. The awards jury will be comprised of three active leaders in community arts in Canada.

You are eligible to nominate your a community-engaged arts initiative that you are involved with or another that you think highly of. To be considered, please fill out the attached one-page nomination form http://goo.gl/forms/Unv1GClZHm and submit it back to ArtBridges by June 30, 2019

Past recipients include SExT: Sex Education by TheatreRed Dress ProductionsSister WritesBlueprint PathwaysSarasvàti ProductionsOpen Field CollectiveDAREartsMUArtHeart Community Art Centre4Cs Foundation’s Art Bikers ProgramVIBE ArtsThe Sustainable Thinking and Expression on Public Space Initiative (STEPS). 

Please contact us at tiffany@artbridges.ca, or 416-691-7777 (toll-free: 1-877-278-3002) if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Tiffany Nyklickova
ArtBridges Membership Developer

& Seanna Connell
Director

Call for Applications: Yukon Riverside Arts Festival

“The Yukon Riverside Arts Festival provides an accessible environment for community members and visitors to interact with and celebrate the arts. The Festival welcomes artists practicing traditional and contemporary art forms and features exhibitions, artist demonstrations, lectures, live music, art installations, and art market, and more!”

For more information, please visit: kiac.ca

-from Klondike Institute of Art and Culture
Read KIAC’s profile on ArtBridges’ Community-Engaged Arts Directory and Map

Call for Submissions: HOLD FAST Contemporary Arts Festival (St. John’s)

“September 18th – 22nd –  St. John’s, Newfoundland

Deadline for submissions: May 4th 2019 (midnight)

Eastern Edge Gallery seeks local, national, and international artists for their 20th Contemporary Arts Festival – HOLD FAST! Opportunities for established works to expand into our communities through a residency program, workshops, artist talks, and culminating in a performance/installation based Art Crawl event! We hope to see proposals with engaged and informed artistic practices that can challenge or explore the ways in which art can make an impact.

About the festival:

HOLD FAST is a celebration of contemporary art practice held in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, a festival dedicated to immersive contemporary art and is the longest running in the province. HOLD FAST delivers accessible, meaningful and critically-relevant contemporary art programming across an array of media including: installation, performance, screenings, artist talks, dance, community events, and artist-led workshops for people of all ages.”

For more information, please visit Eastern Edge Gallery.

-from Eastern Edge Gallery
Read Eastern Edge’s profile in ArtBridges’ Community-Engaged Arts Directory and Map

Call for Submissions: Tangled Art Gallery

“OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Deadline February 15, 2019

Tangled Art + Disability is currently accepting proposals from Deaf, Mad and Disability-identified artists, and groups, collectives, and organizations engaging in disability curation to be hosted at Tangled Art Gallery.

Tangled is committed to cultivating Deaf, Mad and Disability-led work that engages politically in social practice, advances the conversation around Disability Arts, and disrupts through accessible art practices. Our goal is to foster developing conversations in ‘crip’ aesthetics and support the transformative potential of Disability Arts.

Tangled Art + Disability is accepting submissions to our gallery space for exhibitions in our next exhibition season, July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020. This call is for curatorial proposals and artists working in all media.

Tangled Art + Disability is boldly redefining how the world experiences art and those who create it. We are a not for profit art + disability organization dedicated to connecting professional and emerging artists, the arts community and a diverse public through creative passion and artistic excellence. Our mandate is to support disability-identified artists, to cultivate Disability Arts in Canada, and to enhance access to the arts for artists and audiences of all abilities.

Tangled Art + Disability will support artists and curators in generating vital work that enhances and expands a ‘crip’ aesthetics, and integrating inclusive practices of access and accessibility. We encourage submissions from diverse communities and cultural backgrounds including Black, Indigenous, POC & LGBTQQIP2SAA. The gallery, located at Suite 122 in the 401 Richmond Building, features 800 square feet of exhibition space. We pay artist fees to artists according to CARFAC standards.”

For more information, please visit tangledarts.org

-from Tangled Art + Disability’s website

Artists are asked to submit artwork that reflects on the experience of mental health for TTC (Toronto)

Twentytwenty Arts is producing a mental health awareness campaign in collaboration with the Canadian Mental Health Association Toronto (CMHA Toronto) that will be displayed on the TTC Subway for November and December 2018. Artists are asked to submit artwork that reflects on the experience of mental health, in which selected works will be available for sale on the TTC shop website.”

For more information, please visit Twentytwenty Arts website

-submitted by Twentytwenty Arts

Call for Submissions: Yukon Riverside Arts Festival (Deadline June 30)

“The Yukon Riverside Arts Festival provides an accessible environment for community members and visitors to interact with and celebrate the arts. The Festival welcomes artists practicing traditional and contemporary art forms and features exhibitions, artist demonstrations, lectures, live music, art installations, and art market, and more!”

For more information, please visit: kiac.ca

-from Klondike Institute of Art and Culture
Read KIAC’s profile on ArtBridges’ Community-Engaged Arts Directory and Map

Call for Submissions: Emergence Symposium – Arts & Equity: Leading Social Change (Neighbourhood Arts Network)

Emergence is a partnership by Neighbourhood Arts Network, a strategic initiative of Toronto Arts Foundation. This opportunity offers artists and community leaders valuable resources, facilitation skills, peer-to-peer learning opportunities and insights that will empower the community engaged arts sector and further promote more inclusiveness and equitable conditions within the neighbourhoods that our community engaged artists work.

The Emergence Symposium is a full day conference with four days of community arts activations leading up to the main event (Nov 19-23) . Emergence will convene over 200 community engaged arts practitioners, policy makers and community leaders for reciprocal knowledge exchange and critical discussions surrounding the theme of Arts and Equity. This large-scale symposium will build on the equity dialogue and issues that Neighbourhood Arts Network and its members have explored since the network was founded in 2010.

We invite artists, arts organizations, curators, arts practitioners at any stage in their career/practice to submit proposals for art activations, artist talks, and workshops. We welcome perspectives that are intersectional and encourage proposals from Deaf and disability cultures, artists with lived experiences including LGBTQQIIA, Indigenous, Black and Persons of Colour

All art disciplines are welcome. Deadline for submission: June 10, 2018″

All those interested in the open call are encouraged to contact angie[at]torontoarts[dot]org.
For more information on the symposium, please visit Neighbourhood Arts Network’s website.

-from Neighbourhood Arts Network’s website
Read Neighbourhood Arts Network’s profile on ArtBridges’ Community-Engaged Arts Directory and Map

Call for Visual Art: SPARK Disability Art Festival (Calgary)

“Studio C is proud to announce the SPARK Disability Art Festival 2017, to be held in multiple venues across Calgary November 27 through December 8. The Call for Visual Art is now open. Continue reading for details on eligibility and how to submit.

ELIGIBILITY: SPARK’s visual art exhibitions are open to all artists with a disability. The SPARK Festival is committed to equity and inclusion and welcomes applicants from diverse communities including emerging and established artists with developmental, physical, or sensory disabilities, mental illness, brain injury, and/or chronic illness.

GUIDELINES: To be considered, complete the attached application form and send it to: sparkfestival@icloud.com. Upload jpeg files to: http://www.yogile.com/sparkfestival2017.

Visual art submissions are being accepted until 11:59pm on September 30, 2017. For help with your submission, contact Roxanne Taylor at: sparkfestival@icloud.com.”

Learn more at: www.sparkdisabilityartfestival.com

-submitted by SPARK Disability Art Festival