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 (ongoing) applications. 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.

Open Calls listed below are sorted chronologically by the deadline date.

 

 

Visit Ongoing Open Call Deadlines to access all ongoing deadlines, sorted alphabetically by open call name.  Open Calls in the Ongoing list do not have a deadline and applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

 

 

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Arte Studio Ginestrelle | Arte Studio Ginestrelle: Creative & writing retreats in Assisi view Perugia, Italy
Aviário Studio | Aviário Studio Multidisciplinary Art Residency - Summer and Fall 2024 view Portugal
Mineral School | Mineral School Residencies 2024-2025 view Washington, United States
Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts / OffShore Artists Residency | Offshore Artists Residency (OAR) | Artists with Families view Massachusetts, United States
Oak Spring Garden Foundation | Oak Spring Garden Foundation: 2025 Eliza Moore Fellowship for Artistic Excellence view Virginia, United States
Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts / OffShore Artists Residency | Off Shore Artists Residency (OAR) | Summer 2024 view Massachusetts, United States
R.A.R.O. Barcelona | R.A.R.O. Barcelona Multi-Residency Open Call | Summer Residency view Barcelona, Spain
Oak Spring Garden Foundation | Oak Spring Garden Foundation: Interdisciplinary Residency Program - 2025 view Virginia, United States
Creekside Arts | 2024 Creekside Arts Fall Writers Residency view California, United States
McColl Center | Winter-Spring 2025 Artist-in-Residence view North Carolina, United States
Cuttyhunk Island Artists' Residency | Cuttyhunk Island Artists' Residency - September 3 - 10, 2024 view Massachusetts, United States
Buinho | Buinho Residency Program: AiR 2024 - Portugal view Portugal
Ey!Studio | EY!MAD European Mobilty view Madrid, Spain
MASS MoCA | January - June 2025 Residencies at MASS MoCA view Massachusetts, United States
Popps Packing | Camp Carpenter Guest Artists Residency at Popps Packing!! view Michigan, United States
McColl Center | John O. Calmore Creative Activism Artist Residency view North Carolina, United States
Headlands Center for the Arts | Chiaro Award 2025 view California, United States
Headlands Center for the Arts | Artist in Residence 2025 view California, United States
Headlands Center for the Arts | Chamberlain Award 2025 view California, United States
Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity | Slaight New Play Actor Training - September 2024 view Alberta, Canada
Hedgebrook | 2025 Writer-in-Residence Program view Washington, United States
La Porte Peinte Centre pour les Arts | La Porte Peinte: Open Call for June 2025 view France
Vermont Studio Center | Vermont Studio Center: Open Call view Vermont, United States
Stove Works | Guest Curators view Tennessee, United States
Stove Works | Stove Works: Artist Residency view Tennessee, United States
Essere Writer & Artist Residency | Open Call - 2025 Programs view Siena, Italy
Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity | Hide Tanning and Parfleche Residency view Alberta, Canada
Monira Foundation | Monira Residencies, Jersey City view New Jersey, United States
Pine Meadow Ranch Center for Arts & Agriculture | Open Call: Care & Stewardship view Oregon, United States
Centrum Residency Program | Self-Directed Residencies (2025) view Washington, United States
Aviário Studio | Large Format Printmaking Residency - Winter and Spring 2025 view Portugal
Centrum Residency Program | Emerging Artists Residency (2025) view Washington, United States
Centrum Residency Program | In the Making Residency (2025) view Washington, United States
Center for Contemporary Printmaking | Printmaking Residency: Winter Session 2024-2025 view Connecticut, United States
Aviário Studio | Aviário Studio Artist Book Residency - Fall and Winter 2024/5 view Portugal
Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity | Visual Arts Thematic Residency - The System and Other Universes view Alberta, Canada
Loghaven Artist Residency | Loghaven Artist Residency: Open Call (June 1 - July 15, 2024) view Tennessee, United States
Ucross | Spring 2025 Open Call view Wyoming, United States
Grand Canyon Conservancy | 2025 Grand Canyon Artist in Residence view Arizona, United States
La Porte Peinte Centre pour les Arts | La Porte Peinte: Open Call for July 2025 view France
Camp Wonder Wander | Harvest Moon OCTOBER in Tennessee view Tennessee, United States
´ace | Third Open Call for 2024 Production Residency view Argentina
´ace | Third Open Call for 2024 Exploration Residency view Argentina
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts | Open Call: Fall Session 2025 view Nebraska, United States
La Porte Peinte Centre pour les Arts | La Porte Peinte: Open Call for 2025 view France
Aviário Studio | Aviário Studio Multidisciplinary Art Residency - Winter and Spring 2025 view Portugal
Camp Wonder Wander | DONKEYS & Friendsgiving 2024 Cohort view Tennessee, United States
Willapa Bay AiR | 2025 Residencies view Washington, United States
Surel's Place | Surel's Place: Artist-in-Residency Program (January-June) view Idaho, United States
Bloedel Reserve | Creative Residency (2024) view Washington, United States
Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity | Banff Musicians in Residence - Winter 2025 view Alberta, Canada
Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity | Mountain Writers Intensive 2024 view Alberta, Canada
Siao-Long Cultural Park of Tainan City Government of Taiwan | Tsung-Yeh Arts and Cultutal Center Artists-in-Residence Program 2024 view Tainan City, Taiwan
Millay Arts | Millay Arts : Core Residency October 1 view New York, United States
Dora Maar Cultural Center | Dora Maar House Open Call for 2025 Residencies view France
Aviário Studio | Aviário Studio Printmaking Residency - Winter/Spring 2024/25 view Portugal
´ace | Fourth Open Call for 2024 Exploration Residency view Argentina
´ace | Fourth Open Call for 2024 Production Residency view Argentina
Aviário Studio | Aviário Studio Ceramics Residency - Winter/Spring 2025 view Portugal
Green Olive Arts | Green Olive Arts: 2024 January Residency view Morocco
Camp Wonder Wander | Sabbatical opportunity - Donkeys and nature ... view Tennessee, United States
Aviário Studio | Aviário Studio Artist Book Residency - Spring/Summer 2025 view Portugal
Camp Wonder Wander | Donkeys & Spring Flowers - May 11 - 25, 2025 view Tennessee, United States
Aviário Studio | Large Format Residency - Summer and Fall 2025 view Portugal
Millay Arts | Millay Arts Core Residency : March 1 view New York, United States
Camp Wonder Wander | Japan 2026 & 2028 - take your creative flow on the road view Tennessee, United States
Hedgebrook | 2025 The Mother Tree Residency view Washington, United States