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Blog post on Curating

The absorption of the word “curating” into everyday speech perhaps signals the democratization of a notoriously inaccessible profession within a notoriously inaccessible industry. It can only be a good thing if an encounter with curating in a new context encourages people from more diverse backgrounds to be attracted to the profession. Read more on this […]

Deadline 12/2020 English Français Stipends / Grants


Deadline: Dec. 5, 2020

Calls Deadline 11/2016 English Español Exhibitions

Call for Curatorial Projects, Valencia, Spain. Deadline: Nov. 14, 2016.

——>English<—— V.O. The Consortium of Valencian Museums has launched the first edition of “V.O.” The purpose of this call is the selection of three projects, for exhibitions during the years 2017 and 2018 at the Centre del Carme of Valencia and other associated centers of Alicante and Castellon. The projects submitted must address contemporary artistic […]

Calls Deadline 09/2016 English

Smack Mellon Call for emerging curators. Deadline: Sept. 1, 2016

Proposals are accepted annually from Emerging Curators for the Emerging Artists Summer Exhibition. The Emerging Artists Summer Exhibition will be curated by a selected Emerging Curator and will be made up of Emerging Artists. An Emerging Curator is defined as an independent curator who is beginning their career as a curator. Proposal must show history […]

Calls Deadline 10/2016 English Fellowships / Internships Residencies

The Van Eyck Call for Applications for Residency (Maastricht). Deadline: Oct. 3, 2016.

——–>English Version (Dutch below)<——— Call for Applications: work period 2017 The Van Eyck invites artists, designers, photographers, architects, landscape architects, curators, writers, and thinkers to apply for a residency at the Jan van Eyck Academie for 6 up to 12 months. Participants are given the time and space that is needed to develop their talents, […]

Calls Deadline 08/2016 English Residencies

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. Open Call for Curator in Residence. Deadline: Aug. 29, 2016

Curator in Residence Program in Nebraska, 2017 Now celebrating its 35-Year Anniversary, the Bemis Center is thrilled to launch the first Curator-in-Residence Program in the state of Nebraska, infusing Omaha with thought leaders in contemporary curatorial practice to engage the local arts community. Competitive applicants will possess a strong knowledge of international contemporary art and […]

Calls English Español Exhibitions The Past Deadlines

Comisart for Emerging Curators. Deadline: Sept. 23, 2016

Call for Applications, 2016 Comisart is a call for applications aimed at art curators under 40 years of age, with Spanish nationality or resident in Spain, who have previously curated at least three exhibitions. Any curators who already have well-established careers will not be accepted. The three curators selected will receive a grant of 6,000 […]

Calls Deadline 06/2016 English

The Curatorial School. Deadline: June 24 2016

As part of the second edition of the Valletta International Visual Arts Festival (VIVA), theValletta 2018 Foundation opened the second edition of its Curatorial School. -taking place till the 4th September, at the University of Malta Valletta Campus. The weeklong programme with international curators and academics is intended for practitioners and students from a variety […]

Calls Deadline 07/2016 English Residencies

Two research residencies in Barcelona. Deadline: July 15, 2016

Encura research residency 2016/17 Call for two fully funded research residencies Hangar Barcelona in association with Curators’ Network is offering two fully-funded one-month-residencies in Barcelona, Spain. They will take place from November 14, 2016 – December 18, 2016 and from January 18, 2017 – February 19, 2017. Application form The call is free of […]

Calls English Prize / Award

The Portfolio Reviews 2016 List

The Portfolio Reviews 2016 List: Hey: The list for 2017 is already online here! We have compiled these lists for all of you who might interested in showing your work to qualified professionals around the world! Entries are shorted by date and simplified for a practical use. For more info, go to their respective websites. […]