Calls for Entries

These notices, listed chronologically by due date, are provided as a service to the sponsoring organizations.   Placement herein should not be considered endorsement of or promotion by the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council.

McKnight Artist Fellowships
Highpoint Center for Printmaking
Submission Deadline October 31, 2018 at midnight

For information about this mid-career printmaking fellowship visit our website.  Fellowship timeline includes finalists hosting jurors for studio visits in December 2018, printmaking fellows announced in January 2019, period of the fellowship is February-November 2019, and fellowship exhibition at Highpoint in January 2020.

Minnesota Varsity
Classical MN Public Radio

Submission Deadline December 3 at 9am

Composers ages 14-18 and grades 9-12 are invited to submit one original score (3-7 minutes in length) for any combination of the specific instruments listed here.  You may compose/submit a  trio for all three players; a duet (piano and violin; cello & violin, cello & piano); or an unaccompanied solo for piano, violin, or cello. Music for any other instruments will not be accepted for this year’s competition. To participate, read all the rules and apply online here:

• Monday, December 3 @ 9:00am: the final deadline to submit your composition. Late entries are NOT accepted.
• Saturday, 2/23/2019: Mentoring Day in Saint Paul
• Saturday afternoon, 5/11/2019: Showcase Concert at Ted Mann Concert Hall

Northern Woods Exhibition
Submission Deadline April 15, 2019

Call to Woodworkers and Artists - Opportunity to present your work to the public at the 36th Annual Northern Woods Exhibition in Eden Prairie April 25-28.  Online Applications.  In 2016, 114,942 visited Eden Prairie Center during the Exhibition.

SMU Page Theatre

The Page Theatre seeks submissions from local artists interesting in exhibiting in their Ben Miller Lobby. Opportunities to exhibit are available throughout the year. This opportunity is unpaid, but artists are welcome to sell their work (the Page Theatre does not broker sales or take a commission). In addition, artists may choose to host a reception during their exhibit.
For consideration, please email a biography/artist statement, work samples, and a link to any web presence to Submissions will be considered on an ongoing basis. At this time, we are not equipped to display 3D or sculptural work.