Artists Sought for Future Canal/White River Waterw...
Posted: Jul 19, 2019
The Near Northwest community is developing a series of projects that will highlight the assets of local neighborhoods using the arts as a vehicle for engagement. Arts from a variety of disciplines can bring their creativity to the table by engaging in conversations with community members to strengthen and expand upon the dreams, ideas, and beauty of our communities.
The DaVinci Pursuit, in partnership with the Near North West Community and Reconnecting to Our Waterways Canal Committee, is excited to announce an open call to artists to attend an information meeting to learn about upcoming paid opportunities, which include co-leading Artist/Scientist Walks and developing art objects/installations/events near the waterway.
The meeting will be at 2pm on Saturday, August 17th at Groundwork Indy (1100 Burdsal Pkwy, Indianapolis, IN 46208). Artists of all disciplines and stages of professional development are welcome.
For more information, contact Mark Kesling, email@example.com or 317-833-2783.
Rivoli Theatre Reuse Visioning Session
Posted: Jul 17, 2019
Rivoli Theatre Reuse Visioning Session
John Boner Neighborhood Center
2236 E. 10th Street, Indianapolis, 46201
July 22 – 6 – 7:30 p.m.
As part of the 10th Street arts grant John Boner Neighborhood Center received from Lilly Endowment, they will be conducting a reuse study of the Rivoli. DLR Group has been retained to assist with this work.
The Rivoli has been closed for more than 25 years, but it has a bright future. Your big ideas are needed for its reuse. Dream big!
The visioning session is your first opportunity to provide input and share your ideas for the reuse of the Rivoli. The evening will include activity stations. Arrive anytime between 6 – 7:30 p.m. and stay as long (or little) as you like.
There will be a number of opportunities for you to provide input and feedback on the Rivoli between July – November 2019.
Have questions or want to be added to future Rivoli communications? Contact Joanna Nixon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-258-3139
Pop-Up Gallery Seeks Artwork/Literature for Lucha ...
Posted: Jul 17, 2019
Call for Artists/Authors for Lucha Libro Fest- Indianapolis!
La Sardina Pop-Up Gallery and the Indianapolis Central Library invite you to submit work for consideration for the Lucha Libro Fest – an unforgettable event!.
La Sardina Gallery is a traveling cultural space and pop-up gallery project that opens in commercial spaces and abandoned storefronts. The goal of La Sardina is to be multicultural ambassadors: creating a bridge between worlds through music events, art exhibitions, and performances in different communities throughout Indianapolis. La Sardina has partnered with numerous organizations to bring multicultural arts programming to different communities, and also facilitate Latino- focused programming in already established arts organizations.
Through the Lucha Libro Fest at the Central Library, they seek to create a cultural bridge that many communities all over the world can celebrate, WRESTLING! The Mexican Lucha Libre and the various American Wrestling Associations have had a long- standing cultural exchange. Wrestling performers cross from Mexico to the United States and vice versa to have a constantly rotating cast and crew as well as different job prospects for both communities. These wrestlers have become legendary, mythic characters in the hearts of young and old all over the world! Indiana also has a rich history of professional wrestlers including big names like The Ultimate Warrior, Dick the Bruiser, and Mick Foley just to name a few.
They will bring a talented group of Lucha Libre: (Mexican Masked Wrestlers), masks, ring and all to celebrate this unique cultural tie, while also having engaging activities aimed at literacy and cross- cultural connectivity.
La Sardina will create an art exhibit at Central Library featuring paintings, prints, objects, photographs, and written material relating to Lucha Libre and American Wrestling and pop culture around these traditional sports.
Consideration for the Lucha Libro Fest is going on now through July 31st, 2019. Artists need to submit digital images (small file JPGs) of their original artwork, or PDFs of their written work.
La Sardina and the Indianapolis Public Library seek to promote a lasting cultural positivity and therefore reserve the right to reject works on grounds relating to the mission of both entities. Space is limited so apply early!
Artists can submit 5-10 visual works, and/or one literary work. For two and three dimensional work they can only accept works that are a max of 36” in any direction. For literary works, please limit to short passages (no longer than three pages). The artwork will be on display for as long as 3 months. Pieces can be sold without a gallery fee, however all sales must be taken care of by the artist.
This callout is for all Indianapolis and Midwest artists/authors to submit their work, which should be thematically connected to Lucha Libre and American Wrestling. Work will be on display one month prior to the event, during the event, and one month afterwards.
For submission please include:
Name, Email, Address, Title of your work with appropriate dimensions, and a short Artist
SEND TO: CHRISTOPHERDANC@GMAIL.COM with the message LUCHA LIBRO
Artists must be able to transport their work to The Indianapolis Central Library and also pick up their works after the events. Pick-up and drop off times will be sent out upon selection.
The Lucha Libro Fest event will take place at The Indianapolis Central Library, Saturday, September 28 th, ,
2019. If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com
Photo credit: Lourdes Grobet
Sierra Club Hoosier Chapter Seeks Artists and Poet...
Posted: Jul 03, 2019
How do we as humans interact with and impact nature, both positively and negatively?
How does the natural world affect us?
Can spending time in nature help us heal?
How has our relationship with the natural world changed?
Do we have a disconnect with nature, and has this been detrimental to our lives… and our planet?
Where do we go from here?
The Sierra Club Hoosier Chapter invites artists to reflect on these questions and create pieces in response. The deadline for submission is August 30, 2019. This year, their exhibition will run in October & November. The exhibition will take place at the Indiana Interchurch Center Gallery in Indianapolis.
Please make sure you read the rules and regulations before submitting your work.
You can complete the submission form online here.
More of a writer than a visual artist? This year will see their first ever chapbook publication, to be produced alongside our art show. See this page for details!
Playwright Theater Lab
Posted: Jun 19, 2019
New for next season and in honor of Actors Theatre of Indiana’s 15th anniversary, a new program dedicated to nurturing new playwrights and developing future plays – the ATI TheatreLAB Series. You won’t want to miss being there when it all begins!
ATI is accepting submissions (locally and abroad) now through July 31. Submissions electronically can be sent to my attention via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “TheatreLAB – (name of play)” in the subject or via snail mail to: Don Farrell “TheatreLAB – (name of play)”, Actors Theatre of Indiana, 510 3rd Avenue SW, Suite D, Carmel, IN 46032. Determinations will be made and announced before/by the season opener of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels on September 6. #ATIstage#ATItheatreLAB #newplays
Indy Author Fair
Posted: Jun 19, 2019
Indy Author Fair 2019 – Author Registration
The Library is excited to announce the 2019 Indy Author Fair, a day devoted expressly to Indiana’s talented writers. This year’s fair will take place on November 9th. The day includes activities for writers and book lovers of all ages. Workshop sessions provide an opportunity to learn about the writing community in Indianapolis, practice writing exercises, and explore marketing and publishing opportunities. Classes are designed for writers of all skill levels.
Attendees can network with more than 40 up-and-coming Indiana authors who offer a wide variety of writing styles and genres. Book sales and signings will be available.
Are you an author?
Would you like a table at the Author Fair?
Author Registration: June 17 – July 28
Authors must register to be considered for participation in the Indy Author Fair. Participants will receive table space to network with other authors, meet the public, and promote books. Registration does not guarantee participation. Registered authors will receive a notification confirming or declining participation no later than September 23, 2019.
The Indy Author Fair is presented by The Indianapolis Public Library in association with the Indiana Writers Center.
Publishing Anthology Seeks Poetry, Fiction, Creati...
Posted: May 14, 2019
When Dreams Come True Spring 2020 Anthology
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Kids at Heart Publishing is excited to announce a mixed genre anthology exploring dreams that come true. Sometimes our dreams don’t seem to make sense, but other times dreams point to a future event or circumstance that takes place and has meaning in our lives. Whether your specialty is poetry, fiction, or nonfiction, Kids at Heart wants to know about dreams that come true and the impact they’ve had on your lives.
Submit original, unpublished works of 3000 words or less.
Up to three poems may be submitted per entry.
Use Times New Roman font, 12 pt.
Deadline: October 1st, 2019
Cost: $15 Per Entry
Checks payable to:
Kids At Heart Publishing, LLC
215 W. Main St.
Cambridge City, IN 47327
Publishing Your Words and Dreams
Call for Special Indianapolis Issue of the Indiana...
Posted: Apr 16, 2019
CALL FOR SPECIAL INDIANAPOLIS ISSUE! The Indianapolis Review is currently working on an Indianapolis issue that will contain works by Indianapolis (and surrounding area) poets and artists ONLY. They are looking for writers and artists who CURRENTLY live in the area. They are still open for general submissions from anyone, regardless of location, but if you are interested in being considered for the Indianapolis Issue, please put a note in your cover letter and/or title of your email. email@example.com
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