Calls for Artists

Since launching in 2005, Chicago Artists Resource has been committed to sustaining vibrant and accessible artistic communities through our online platform. In the 2015 - 2016 Fiscal Year, CAR was visited 1,789,806 times, with 1,255,298 unique sessions. CAR has 13,017 Facebook fans and 5,561 Twitter followers. Every job posting, call for artists, and event posting reaches nearly 80,000 users each month in the vibrant artistic community of the Chicago region and nationally. If you are making a post today, we ask that you consider donating based on the following suggestions:

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Title Call Type Deadline Posted onsort ascending
Seeking Storytellers Interested in Performance Collaborators 06/01/2017 05/28/2017
Openings for Shows in July & August Curatorial 05/31/2017 05/26/2017
"The Big Black Box" Serial - OPEN AUDITIONS Auditions 06/03/2017 05/26/2017
Auditions for One Year Chekhov's 4th Season Auditions 06/18/2017 05/25/2017
Chicago Children's Museum is looking for Performing Arts Partners! (organization and individuals) Other Calls 01/01/2018 05/24/2017
2nd Fridays in Pilsen - "Show and Tell" at Simantikos! Exhibitions 06/03/2017 05/23/2017
History of the Chess Queen (or the Advent of Feminine Power) Exhibitions 06/09/2017 05/23/2017
Summer residency 2017: public events & summer course catalog Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 08/31/2017 05/22/2017
Home Exhibitions 08/01/2017 05/21/2017
mo-men-tum Exhibitions 07/22/2017 05/18/2017
Garfield Park Conservatory Artist in Residence Program Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 07/10/2017 05/18/2017
P(Art)nerships Workshop Series and Showcase seeks performing artists Other Calls 05/30/2017 05/15/2017
Wassaic Family Residency Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 06/19/2017 05/11/2017
Wassaic Winter Residency Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 06/19/2017 05/11/2017
Fall 2017 Sponsored Artist Program - High Concept Labs Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 06/15/2017 05/09/2017
Enter Pride Films and Plays' 2017 LezPlay Contest Writing 06/16/2017 05/08/2017
Call for Writers and Directors for The Whiskey Radio Hour Collaborators 06/11/2017 05/06/2017
Actors, Directors, Movers--Improve your work with BRECHT'S viewpoints-- June Workshop Conferences and Symposia 06/03/2017 05/06/2017
Silence Awareness Existence - Thematic residency in Finland, Winter 2017-18 Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 07/01/2017 05/04/2017
Auditions for BYOT Productions' "The Rover" Auditions 07/31/2017 05/02/2017


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