A Call for Art…  A Mitzvah for the Berkshire Kids Place! BERKSHIRE COUNTY AND BEYOND – (December 29, 2015) – Paige Wright announces a call to artists for her fundraiser exhibition, “A Mitzvah for The Berkshire Kids Place”, at Dottie’s Coffee Lounge in Pittsfield.  Open to all artists of all levels (professional, emerging, and students of all ages).  Submission deadline:  February 29, 2016.  Email for prospectus.  Questions?  Please contact Paige and Carrie Wright at mitzvahfortheberkshires@gmail.com.   Curator Paige Wright, a 13 year old, is studying for her Bat-Mitzvah.  Tikon Olam is part of the studies that gives back to the community.  The art exhibition, “A MitzvahRead More →

Artscape Issues Artist Call, Sets Nov. 20 Deadline For Pittsfield’s 2016-2017 Public Art Program Optional Theme of “In Motion:  Pittsfield” Suggested for Sculpture Submissions Artscape, the public art program in the City of Pittsfield, Massachusetts has issued a call for artists for the 2016-17 installation season.  The program, which installs sculptures throughout the City’s Upstreet Cultural District, is open to local, national and international artists, and has selected “In Motion:  Pittsfield” as its theme. The sculptures are expected to span a broad spectrum, from decorative to inspirational, functional to whimsical.  Out-of-the-box, diverse works are encouraged:  whether serious or creatively interpreted, abstract or objective, artists haveRead More →

Application Deadline April 5 Apply online at: https://callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2474&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes MCLA’s Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) announces the 8th Annual DownStreet Art Festival!  June 25th kicks off North Adams’s summer-long arts festival featuring contemporary art, performances, concerts, and more.  Since its inception in 2008, over 125,000 visitors have experienced DownStreet Art’s galleries and performances. This year, DownStreet Art is especially interested in proposals from artists and curators that will activate DownStreet Art beyond “DownStreet Art Thursday’s”.  Examples would include proposals that have an ongoing interactive element, temporary outdoor installations, exhibitions that encourage participation or proposals for works-in-progress that will culminate in a performance or exhibition opening. WeRead More →