Open Calls

Discover residency programs using the open call deadlines listings.

A person in a studio space surrounded by sculptural items.
An Artist-in-Residence at Bemis Center. Photo courtesy of the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. Photography by Colin Conces.

An open call is an opportunity for upcoming or rolling application deadlines to residency programs. Artist Communities Alliance (ACA) provides two types of lists to help with the residency search process. Note that only ACA members and their residency programs are listed.

Select Upcoming Open Call Deadlines to access the upcoming deadlines, sorted chronologically by the deadline date.

Select Ongoing Open Call Deadlines to access all ongoing deadlines, sorted alphabetically by open call name. These open calls do not have a deadline and applications are accepted on a rolling basis.


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Oak Spring Garden Foundation: 2023 Eliza Moore Fellowship for Artistic Excellence view
Oak Spring Garden Foundation: Interdisciplinary Residency Program - 2023 view
Kala Art Institute: Media Award view
PLAYA: Supported Residency Application 2023 view
Elsewhere Living Museum: Social Practice Institute for Southern Jewish Artists 2022 view
Mesa Refuge Fall 2022 Residency view
Headlands Center for the Arts: Artist in Residence 2023 view
Headlands Center for the Arts: Chamberlain Award 2023 view
Headlands Center for the Arts: Chiaro Award 2023 view
Trillium Arts: Fall 2022 Individual Artists Applications view
La Porte Peinte: Open Call view
Stove Works: Artist Residency view
The Neon Museum: AIR7 view
Banff Centre: Indigenous Classical Music Gathering | In Person view
Atlantic Center for the Arts: Artist in Residence 2023 view
Center for Contemporary Printmaking : Session 1 | 12/01/22 - 2/28/23 view
MASS MoCA: 2023 Puerto Rico Artist Fellowship / Residencia Artística para Artistas de Puerto Rico view
MASS MoCA: 2023 Residencies view
Crosstown Arts: 2023 Residencies view
La Porte Peinte: Open Call view
Loghaven Artist Residency: Open Call (June 1 - July 15, 2022) view
Camp Wonder Wander: Residencies - Fall 2022 view
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts: Open Call Fall 2023 view
Cheekwood Estate and Gardens: Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence Series 2023 Open Call view
The Bowers House: 'Bowers Hour' Fall Residency Application view
The South Fulton Institute: Filmer Partners Program view
La Porte Peinte: Open Call view
The South Fulton Institute: Individuals Partners Program view
The South Fulton Institute: Organizations Partners Program view
Banff Centre: Adventure Filmmakers Workshop - Fall 2022 view