As the northeast braces for more winter weather, the summer may seem a long way off. But we at FIGMENT Boston are dreaming of the upcoming public art season, and we invite you to join us!
Photo: Tes Rivera
Save The Date/s
Look for more information on our social media channels for 2017 Artist Jam Sessions and Artist Meet & Greets.
Artist Funding OpportunitiesConsider applying for artist grant opportunities with projects that may also be included in FIGMENT 2017’s season. The FIGMENT Boston team is happy to support applications for both opportunities below, please reach out to us with any questions! firstname.lastname@example.org
Firefly Arts Collective Grant
Firefly is an annual arts festival in Vermont. Artists who are awarded Firefly Arts Collective Grant must attend this year’s Firefly festival, July 4-7 2017, and install their project at the event, and additionally bring the project to FIGMENT Boston 2017. Firefly Arts Collective funded close to half of applications submitted last year.
Anniversary Grant ($1,000) deadline: February 13, 2017 | Creativity Grant (up to $700) deadline: February 27, 2017
More information HERE
NEFA’s Creative CityGrant
Funds artists who reside within the Route 495 belt for public projects to be installed within Boston proper. Creative City holds the core value that broad access to creative activity is essential, and that direct investment in artists will foster new ways to engage Boston's diverse communities. Creative City funded about 33% of applications last year.
Deadline*: February 21, 2017 | More information HERE
* If you intend to install your project at FIGMENT Boston, list “FIGMENT” as your community sponsor, and contact us to provide a letter of support: email@example.com