Open Calls
Artist Opportunities

100% Acrylic Art Guards by Agata Olek Photo: See-ming Lee (CC BY-SA 2.0, adapted.

Here you will find a selection of current international and national open calls and opportunities (i.e. competitions, prizes, exhibitions, awards, proposals, residencies and grants) across art forms for artists, creators, translators and makers to participate in exciting international programmes.

If you would like to see an opportunity added to our listing, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Listings are regularly updated.

ETC Artist Residency Programme

Emerging stage directors wanted!
The new ETC Artist Residency Programme is designed to bridge the divide between European public theatre institutions and the independent theatre scene. It aims at offering new perspectives and professional artistic experience for eight emerging directors.
Apply by 18th February 2018

Arbeitsstipendien für Übersetzer

Das europäische Übersetzer-Residenzprogramm des Goethe-Instituts in Kooperation mit der Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S. und der Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen bietet professionellen Literaturübersetzern aus dem Ausland ein Arbeitsstipendium in Deutschland an.
Bewerbungsschluss ist der 28. Februar 2018.

BCLT Summer School: International Literary Translation & Creative Writing

The BCLT Summer School 2018 brings together translators and writers for an intensive one-week residential programme of hands-on translation and creative writing practice. Find out more about the German to English translation workshop with German author Sandra Hoffman led by Katy Derbyshire and how to join.
Apply by 15 April 2018

Aesthetica Art Prize

The Aesthetica Art Prize is presenting an opportunity for emerging and established artists to further their involvement in the art world. Categories for entries are Photographic & Digital Art; Three-Dimensional Design & Sculpture; Painting, Drawing & Mixed Media and Video, Installation & Performance.
Apply by 31 August 2018