Open Call Art Festival aquamediale 16 – 2025 in the Spreewald

The 16th edition of the Spreewälder Kunstfestival aquamediale will take place in 2025. The Förderverein aquamediale e.V. has been commissioned by the district of Dahme-Spreewald to prepare the festival and is now launching an Open Call for Artists. The documents are attached. The 16th aquamediale is committed to examining the factors that influence the coexistence […]

MIXED UP kick-off promotion

The MIXED UP kick-off funding for unusual and new cooperation ideas poses questions such as: How can a cooperation between schools/daycare centers and cultural education partners be designed within a period of approx. 12 months? What processes are necessary for this? What goals should be pursued together? Unlike the Mixed Up Award, the Kick-Off funding […]

LensCulture Street Photography Awards

Are you ready to elevate your street photography from hidden treasures in your portfolio to celebrated art on a global stage? The LensCulture Street Photography Awards invite you to submit your most captivating photos and series, providing you with a unique platform to showcase the vibrant, pulsating life of your streets from around the world. […]


For the MIXED UP Prize 2024 under the motto “Rewriting futures”, we are looking for successful partnerships between schools, all-day providers or daycare centers and actors in cultural education that enable young people to rewrite their futures. The participating projects and offerings address the challenges of our time, such as super-diversity, climate change, poverty, war, […]

Art & Environment Prize 2024

In 2023, Lee Ufan Arles and the House of Guerlain will jointly launch the Prix Art & Environnement, which will be awarded each year to a work of universal significance whose philosophical depth matches that of Lee Ufan. The connection to the environment resonates with the values that the House of Guerlain represents. Lee Ufan […]

frei-raum – Exhibition and Gallery Funding of the Art Foundation Saxony-Anhalt

With the “frei-raum” funding program, the Art Foundation supports exhibition projects on contemporary art. The program includes the possibility of applying for an annual plan for a gallery in addition to individual exhibition projects and exhibition blocks. Funding is provided for exhibition projects that create communication and exchange between artists and the public and place […]

daring – short film funding from the Art Foundation Saxony-Anhalt

With the “dare-courageous” short film program, the Arts Foundation aims to support young filmmakers in particular in the production of films. The project to be funded can be fiction, animation and documentary films as well as experimental forms of documentary and fictional film. Funding is available for all genres. In principle, the program supports short […]

Work grants from the Saxony-Anhalt Art Foundation

Work grants serve to promote individual artistic achievements. The foundation supports artistic projects in the visual and applied arts, the performing arts, literature, music, film (screenplay and project development only), design, architecture and media art as well as interdisciplinary projects. Originality, quality and feasibility of the artistic project are required. The awarding of work grants […]

Project funding from the Saxony-Anhalt Art Foundation

Project grants can be applied for by individuals (natural persons) or legal entities (e.g. associations, foundations under public law, companies, etc.). Artists’ collectives or groups should check whether it makes sense to set up a GbR or whether an individual should take on the application and the associated rights and obligations. Within the framework of […]

Open Call for Art: Theme NUDE

Everyone is welcome to apply, regardless of your background and stage of career. Submission is always free, and only after we send you a confirmation, you will be asked to pay a participation fee. With each exhibition you will automatically be considered for our prizes! (1st place: free solo virtual exhibition, 2nd place: free virtual […]

CLAIM Culture makes you strong. Alliances for education: “We can do art” – AUGUST/SEMPTEMBER 2024

Under the title “We can do art”, the Bundesverband Bildender Künstlerinnen und Künstler e. V.(BBK), as a program partner of the BMBF, supports art projects of local alliances that are led by professional visual artists.artists for children and young people whose educational opportunities are limited.The projects can include classical artistic techniques such as painting, drawing, […]

Otto Ditscher Prize 2025 for book illustration

Every four years, the Rhein-Pfalz district awards the Otto Ditscher Prize for outstanding achievements in the field of book illustration. The prize is endowed with EUR 7,500. In addition, a prize of EUR 1,500 will be awarded to book illustrators under the age of 40. The illustrations to be submitted must deal with one of […]

Creative Photo Awards

The Creative Photo Awards are regarded worldwide as a first-class competition for professional and amateur photographers. Our international jury, consisting of renowned photographers, editors and industry experts, evaluates the submissions with a view to innovation and creativity. The winners of the main categories will receive an exclusive invitation to the AWARD CEREMONY and GALA, where […]

LIGHTGATE @ CoSy-Festival – Urgent search for visual artists

From 08.08. Until 12.08.2024, an extraordinary art exhibition will take place at Dornburg Castle on the Elbe near Magdeburg as part of the CoSy Festival (approx. 500 participants). CoSy is an acronym that stands for “Contrasts in Symbioses”. Through performing, visual and media art, we, the CREATOR e.V., want to show contrasts (e.g. traditional art […]


O25 – 15. Internationale Ausstellung zeitgenössischer Künste7. 6. – 5. 10. 2025 | Dresden, robotron-Kantine Zum 15. Mal organisiert die OSTRALE – Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst ihre internationale Ausstellung zeitgenössischer Künste, im Jahr 2025 vom 7. Juni bis zum 5. Oktober, in der robotron-Kantine im Herzen von Dresden und an weiteren Standorten. KünstlerInnen unabhängig von […]

Funding for art and cultural projects

Gemeinnützig anerkannte juristische Personen und natürliche Personen mit Geschäftssitz bzw. Wohnsitz in Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Sachsen und Sachsen-Anhalt können bei der Ostdeutschen Sparkassenstiftung Förderung für Kunst- und Kulturprojekte beantragen. Gefördert werden Vorhaben in den Bereichen Bildende Kunst, Musik, Literatur, Theater und Denkmalpflege. Das Projekt muss der regional zuständigen Sparkasse vor Antragstellung vorgestellt werden. Bewerbungsschluss 10.07.2024

Project funding Visual arts project fund

Mit dem Projektfonds Bildende Kunst unterstützt das Goethe-Institut die internationale Vernetzung von Kulturschaffenden aus Deutschland und der Welt. Er fördert Projekte, die künstlerische und kuratorische Kooperationen über nationale und kontinentale Grenzen hinweg betreiben. Der Fonds bietet so die Chance, grenzüberschreitende Diskurse und Forschungsfragen in komplex und überregional angelegten Projekten zu bearbeiten und mit Formaten, Prozessen […]


The objective of this call is to facilitate the production of art and knowledge at different stages and levels at Bulegoa z/b. The residency, which is open to artists and researchers, will last for a month and include space and discursive and financial resources. The residency will take place in 2025 and includes two public […]


FOR DRAWING AND WOOD SCULPTURE// JULY 22 – AUGUST 03, 2024 For the sixth time this year, the La Veta association is organizing the Val Gardena Summer Academy, a two-week course programme focusing on drawing, sculpture and casting in the heart of the South Tyrolean Dolomites. The Summer Academy is dedicated to artists, sculptors, art […]

Open Call Exhibition Gallery Group Motto

For our second Season September-December 2023 we are looking for artists who want to participate in our group shows.There will be a total of 4 exhibitions. We are searching for 5-10 positions for each exhibition. September: HouseOctober: SexNovember: MachineDecember: Garden Please include to your application: portfolio, CV, (short) artist statement, work/project description including sketch (or […]