May 10, 2023 | Issue 72

Your Path to Thriving


self-care offerings


opportunities that bring people together


tips from experts


July 18 - 21, 2023

Winston-Salem, NC & online

In-Person Registration

Regular Registration: $200 (Early Bird $150 until May 12)

Student/Emerging Professionals Registration: $100


Online Registration

Regular Registration $50

Student/Emerging Professionals Registration: $25

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Registered attendees have access to monthly pre-Summit content!

Upcoming opportunities

I Can Do That:

Artist Led Organizations

May 10th at 3pm ET

Summit Attendees Monthly Meet-up

June 20th at 3pm ET

I Can Do That:

International Touring

June 1st at 3pm ET

Video: Meet Winston-Salem Chef Don McMillian (2021 Artists Thrive Summit)

Relive Chef Donald McMillian's cooking class from the 2021 Artists Thrive Summit! Chef Don not only shared delicious recipes and culinary knowledge, but also intimate stories about his time as Maya Angelou's personal chef.

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Mindfulness Activities

Daily Meditation & Contemplative Practice Offerings: Breathing breaks, reflection journaling, monthly morning practice, midweek mantras, mindful drawing, and meditation. This is a virtual offering from Pratt Institute and is free & open to all.

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Article: 6 podcasts for better mental health

Check out this short list from ARTShub on podcasts that can bring the balance to your mind and support your mental health.

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Cultural Equity Learning Community (CELC): Summer 2023 Cohort

We are a proud Distribution Partner of the Cultural Equity Learning Community (CELC), a self-paced intersectional anti-racism course open to arts and culture leaders committed to building intersectional racial equity. Registration is open through July 19th for the 2023 cohort, running from August 2023 - January 2024. 

The CELC offers affinity tracks for BIPOC and white arts leaders, both featuring lectures and guided reflections, guest speakers and featured artists, office hours and peer-to-peer learning, and additional resources. The CELC was filmed and edited by Boston-based digital media production company, HipStory, and made possible by the generous support of the Mass Cultural Council. The CELC is presented by Arts Connect International.

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Article: What’s the Latest on the Writers’ Strike?

You may have heard that the Writers Guild of America has gone on strike. To get up to speed on the demands of the writers, how it will affect TV and streaming, and what studios are saying, check out this article from the New York Times.

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Call for Submissions: Marguerite McGlinn Prize for Fiction

Philadelphia Stories hosts its annual national short fiction contest. This prize is presented by the generous support of the McGlinn and Hansma families. All works should be unpublished and not more than 8,000 words. 

Deadline: May 15, 2023

Prize: 1st place - $2,500 and invitation to an awards dinner; 2nd place - $750; 3rd place - $500

Fee: $15 per submission

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Call for Submissions: VIA Art Fund - Artistic Production Grant

VIA Art Fund is accepting letters of inquiry for their Artistic Production Grant. They champion the production of new work – from creation to exhibition, documentation, and dissemination – that reflects artistic excellence and innovation. When possible, VIA Artistic Production grants are made with the intention to gift the work to a US-based cultural organization, ensuring that VIA-funded artworks live on to encounter new audiences under the stewardship of public institutions. VIA awards grants to artists, nonprofit organizations, cultural institutions, art production platforms, and biennials or festivals working in the field of contemporary art in the United States and internationally.

Deadline: May 18, 2023

Grant: $25,000 - $100,000

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Call for Submissions: The Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant

The Andy Warhol Foundation is accepting applications for the following project types: article, book, or short-form writing. You must be applying for a project about contemporary visual art (art made since World War II). Projects on post-WWII work in adjacent fields (architecture, dance, film, media, music, performance, sound, etc.) will only be considered if they directly and significantly engage the discourses and concerns of contemporary visual art.

Deadline: May 17, 2023 11:59PM EST 

Grant: $15,000 - $50,000

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Call for Submissions: The Hopper Prize

The Hopper Prize seeks to create new relationships between artists, curators, writers, and collectors in addition to providing unrestricted cash awards to artists. The Hopper Prize network reaches professionals who are committed to supporting the field of visual arts. Support from The Hopper Prize makes it possible for artists to fully realize their creative expression while reaching new curatorial audiences, collectors, writers, and advisors. All artists internationally are eligible to apply. The only art form not currently accepted is sound based art. 

Deadline: May 16th, 2023 at 11:59PM PST

Grant: $3,500 or $1,000

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Call for Submissions: The Ama Amoedo Foundation Scholarships

With the aim of providing resources and opportunities for the strengthening of the art ecosystem and its institutions, 10 grants of $10,000 will be awarded in four categories: Artists (four grants, two of those designated to artists from Argentina/Uruguay), Art and Social Engagement (two grants), Organizations (two grants), and Publications (two grants). Grants are intended for artists, artistic collectives, non-profit organizations, associations, institutions and foundations that have a significant connection with Latin America, either by nationality, cultural heritage and/or the site where the project will be carried out. 

Deadline: May 15, 2023

Grant: $10,000

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