Need some online resources for creativity and self-care?
|POC Zine Project||POC Zine Project’s mission is to makes ALL zines by POC (People of Color) easy to find, distribute and
share. They are an experiment in activism and community through materiality.
|Rookie Mag Creative Prompts||Rookie Mag was founded in 2011 as an online magazine for and by teenagers and ceased publication in
2018. Check out this list of creative prompts and gain inspiration from all 87 issues archived on their site!
|Queer Zine Archive Project (QZAP)||The Queer Zine Archive Project (QZAP) was first launched in November 2003 in an effort to preserve
queer zines and make them available to other queers, researchers, historians, punks, and anyone else
who has an interest DIY publishing and underground queer communities
|Dance||Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”||For the first time ever, Boston Ballet will partner with NBC10 Boston to bring Mikko Nissinen’s “The Nutcracker” to homes across New England. Celebrate the holiday season with a brand-new, one-hour broadcast of this beloved ballet and bring the magic of “The Nutcracker” straight to your living room.|
|Dance||Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Chroma,
Grace, Takademe, Revelations (2015)
|Alvin Ailey’s signature masterpiece, ‘Revelations,’ pays homage to and reflects African-American
cultural heritage, which Ailey considered one of America’s richest treasures – “sometimes sorrowful,
sometimes jubilant, but always hopeful.”
|Dance||A Choreographer’s Creative Process in Real Time||We all use our body on a daily basis, and yet few of us think about our physicality the way Wayne
McGregor does. He demonstrates how a choreographer communicates ideas to an audience, working
with two dancers to build phrases of dance, live and unscripted, on the TEDGlobal stage.
|Dance||Pas de Deux (American Ballet Theatre)||ABT launches PAS DE DEUX, a limited, four-episode documentary series exploring the intersection of
dance and other diverse art forms. Produced by Oscar®-winning Little Monster Films, each PAS DE
DEUX episode sets the stage for two artists to delve into each other’s process and craft in intimate
conversations that culminate in new artistic creations.
|The Kennedy Center’s Digital Stage||Watch extraordinary performances from the Kennedy Center’s stages and beyond, with new releases
daily, special series and original stories. Explore our vast collection of thousands of videos.
|Paperhand Puppet Intervention||Paperhand Puppet Intervention’s mission is to use diverse styles of puppetry and artistic expression to
create works that inspire and promote social change. Many of their past shows are available online for free
|Media Arts||Pixar in a Box||Pixar in a Box is a behind-the-scenes look at how Pixar artists do their jobs.|
|Music||Smithsonian Jazz Oral History Program||Established by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in 1992, the Program
seized the opportunity to document more than one hundred senior jazz musicians, performers, relatives,
and business associates.
|Music||BBC World Music Archive||Explore more than a decade of Radio 3 on-location recordings from 2000 to the present in BBC’s World
Music archive, recording the life and musical traditions of countries ranging from Brazil to North Korea
and Cuba to Turkmenistan.
|Patrick Dorow Presents “Stay Home for the Holidays 2020”||For the past decade, Home for the Holidays has become an award-winning family tradition across the Seacoast. This uplifting musical, created by Patrick Dorow and including performers from all over the country, tells a story we all know so well; families and friends reuniting for the holiday season! Although we are unable to invite you back to our “living room” (stage) where we’ve always met before, we can’t imagine closing 2020 without the HFTH family. So, this year, Home for the Holidays is bringing us together, for the very first time, in your living room!|
|Theatre||Romeo and Juliet (2019) at Shakespeare’s Globe||Watch Romeo and Juliet for free, our Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production created
especially for young people, filmed from Shakespeare’s most famous stage, the Globe Theatre. Romeo
and Juliet (2019) YouTube Premiere is available until February half-term 2021.
|Visual Arts||High School to Arts School: Introduction to Portfolio Development||Students can apply to this FREE Introduction to Portfolio Development program by February 7th. This session is designed for high school juniors (and sophomores, on a case-by-case basis) interested in going to art college. This Spring Session will provide students with an introduction to portfolio development, focusing on building students’ art vocabulary and observational drawing skills. Classes meet Saturdays, 10am – 3pm from March 20 – June 5. Students must be available for all classes.⠀|
|Visual Arts||Currier Museum of Art From Home ARTalk Online||The Currier Museum of Art is creating videos and pulling together various resources and information
to provide you with many ways to view art, create art, and connect. They add new items frequently.
|Visual Arts||UNH Museum of Art Virtual Gallery||Access to UNH Museum of Art’s virtual galleries, previously recorded artist talks and workshops,
virtual sketchbooks, and information about the exhibitions.
|Visual Arts||The Art Assignment||The Art Assignment is a weekly PBS Digital Studios production hosted by curator Sarah Urist Green.
She explores art and art history through the lens of things happening today. New episodes every other
|Visual Arts||Institute of Contemporary Art Boston (ICA) at Home||Delve into art, performance, and the creative process through live virtual events – or find concerts,
studio visits, and art-making to check out on your own time.
|Visual Arts||12 World-Class Museums You Can Visit Online (Mental Floss)||A list of 12 different museums you can visit virtually including: The Metropolitan Museum of Art,
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the National Gallery of Art.
|Visual Arts||“Printmaking at the Edge” Virtual Gallery (The Art Center, Dover NH)||Online January 1 – February 28, 2021 // The Award-Winning Art Center in Dover, New Hampshire has a virtual gallery called “Printmaking at the Edge.”|
|Visual Arts||“Creating in Isolation” Virtual Gallery (The Art Center, Dover NH)||The Award-Winning Art Center in Dover, New Hampshire has a virtual gallery called “Creating in Isolation.”|
|Visual Arts||Google Arts and Culture||Free online exhibits from museums all around the world.|
|Visual Arts||PMAC’s “Off The Wall Virtual Art Show, Fall 2020”||We were thrilled to welcome students back into our classrooms this fall, following all the guidelines of masking and social distancing.We modified our class sizes, provided each student with their own sets of supplies, and added additional protocols to keep our spaces clean and sanitized. The PMAC staff and teaching artists prioritized getting students back into the classroom, while still understanding that for some of our students, online lessons were preferred. Students tapping into their creative sides while connecting with others was a welcome respite over these past 5 months. Congratulations to our students and thank you to our teaching artists for all they do to mentor our young artists!|
|ABC (Artists Building Community) Art Studio Anywhere||Through this virtual learning hub provided by Say Sí, you can make the world your art studio with
tutorials, art challenges and more.
|3/5/21||BGM Fellowship Spring 2021 Application||Fellows participate in a series of master class workshops focusing on the work of women artists and activists (both contemporary and historic). Under the leadership of Mahogany L. Browne and other invited guests, workshops will use texts for and by Black women artists and scholars. Fellows have the opportunity to learn from guest artists and lectures from BGM Ball honorees. At the end of the season, Black Girl Magic Fellows will release a digital anthology of their work.||The BLACK GIRL MAGIC FELLOWSHIP Program is a series for girls and non-binary youth ages 13-19 centered on their development as writers, building their self-esteem, and addressing issues that matter most to them. Curated by Mahogany L. Browne, Urban Word Artistic Director/ Poet/ Activist, this year’s fellowship launches at the 2021 Black Girl Magic Ball, where our invited 15 Fellowship winners will be invited and officially introduced as this year’s cohort.|
|3/12/21||Faith in Full Color, Vol. II Submissions (Land & Space)||Publication and $100 stipend||Volume II will explore the sacred spiritual connections we cultivate with the LAND we reside on and the SPACES we occupy. Visual artists and writers are encouraged to submit work that speaks to their unique faith-based, spiritual, and/or ethical perspectives on land and space. Black, Indigenous, and Trans creators to the front of the line, please. CONTRIBUTORS WILL BE PAID. Open to creators in the U.S. aged 18-35. Submissions should be completed works. (Pitches or works in progress will be accepted only under extenuating circumstances.) Creators are welcome to submit more than one work. Only one submission per author may be selected. Examples of submissions include, but are not limited to: photographs, collages, paintings, sketches, sermons, poetry, short stories, essays, commentary, and personal reflections.|
|3/13/21||Never Such Innocence Competition||NSI goodies and other exciting opportunities – to be confirmed when we can! The Volksbund had kindly offered 4 spots into their summer camp for first place winners in the 16-18 age category of each section of the competition! More details to come soon!||This international competition invites students age 9-18 to submit artwork focused upon conflict and its impact. The 2021 theme is “The Unheard Voices of Conflict: Stories from Around the World,” and can involve a response to historical or current conflict.|
|3/14/21||Wheezy Creator Scholarship||$1,000 College Scholarship. We will send the award check to the financial aid office of the winner’s academic institution or future academic institution in their name, and in the name of their institution (depending on the school’s requirements). If the student’s academic institution does not have a financial aid office, the student will receive the funding directly.||This is for those solo creators out there. Do you have something to say that the world needs to hear? How will you say it? Video, photography, writing, painting, yelling really loud? Whatever it is, this scholarship is here to help you learn how to say it as authentically and uncompromisingly as possible. Technology today allows us to create so much all by ourselves. I built my career on it and now I want to help you build yours. The Wheezy Creator scholarship will support one brave and ambitious creator who has a brilliant vision and purpose for what they would like to create.|
|3/28/21||Kindergarten Mag||Publication||Welcome to Kindergarten’s 4th issue! Nostalgia! What makes you nostalgic and what does nostalgia feel like? Submissions are now open, we want your poetry, essays, photo sets, fiction, book/movie reviews, etc. Send us an email: [email protected]|
|3/31/21||Goldenrod Editions||Publication||Goldenrod Editions is a New York based independent photobook publisher. Send all entries to [email protected] 1-5 photos, 1500px @300 DPI longest side. JPG format only. Open theme. Please include short bio and any relevent information.|
|3/31/21||Drifter Zine||Publication||Submissions are currently open for The Fem Issue! We are accepting artwork, poetry, short stories, features, essays and photography from Womxn and Femme identifying artists and writers. Femininity has long been the target of violence by the patriarchy. Over and over again there have been attempts to silence Womxn and Femmes through femicide, assault, and derogatory insults.
BIPOC and LGBTQA+ Womxn and Femmes historically are the main target of this violence. But our voices have not been silenced, they have only gotten louder and they refuse to be forgotten. Femininity holds power because we have rage rooted in compassion and kindness to empower each other. This issue is dedicated to empowering Womxn and Femme artists, writers, and journalists to showcase their art, poetry, articles, essays, photography or music. Please send your submissions to [email protected] with your name, a short bio and Instagram handle.
|3/31/21||superfroot magazine||Publication||the theme for our first issue will be lover boy. lover boy refers to love of all kinds. send us first loves, heartbreak, love letters, hookups, twin flames, unrequited love, and more! anything to do with love, hearts, cupid, etc. we’d love to see it! we are currently accepting prose, art, and photography.|
|3/31/21||2021 Magnify Voices Expressive Arts Contest||$250/winning submission||The Magnify Voices Expressive Arts Contest began in 2019 as the flagship activity during Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month to highlight the need for improvement in NH’s children’s mental health system. Over 100 submissions were received in the first 2 years, and we anticipate greater participation this year. Youth in middle and high school (grades 5 – 12) are invited to submit creative pieces about their experiences with mental health in New Hampshire. The creative pieces will be showcased to help raise awareness, decrease stigma and discrimination, and affect change. Youth are invited to create a short film (2 minutes or less); write an essay or poem (1000 words or less); or design another medium of expression such as a painting, song, or sculpture. The goal of Magnify Voices is to raise awareness of the necessary changes needed to ensure socially and emotionally healthy youth in the Granite State. Winners will be chosen by a panel of judges with varied expertise according to their grade (5-8th and 9-12th). Prize money will be awarded, and a celebration event (TBD) will take place in May.|
Humor Poetry Contest
|First Prize: $2,000 plus a two-year gift certificate from our
co-sponsor, Duotrope (a $100 value)
Second Prize: $500
Honorable Mentions: 10 awards of $100 each
Top 12 entries published online
|Now in its 20th year, this contest seeks today’s best humor poems. No fee to enter. Submit published or unpublished work. Judge: Jendi Reiter, assisted by Lauren Singer Ledoux. Length limit: 250 lines maximum. No restriction on age of author. The poem you submit should be in English. Inspired gibberish is also accepted.|
|4/4/21||2021 Congressional Art Competition||The winning artwork of our district’s competition will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol, as part of an exhibit with winners from around the country. Winning artwork is also featured on the House Congressional Art Competition webpage. Second place artwork will be displayed in the Congressman’s D.C. office in the Cannon Building, and third place will be displayed in our Manchester district office.||Congressman Pappas welcomes participation by high school students who attend schools in or live in New Hampshire’s First Congressional District. All entries must be original in concept, design, and execution and must not violate any U.S. copyright laws. Any entry that has been copied from an existing photo or image (including a painting, graphic, or advertisement) that was created by someone other than the student is a violation of the competition rules and will not be accepted. Work entered must be in the original medium. More information on the website.|
|5/31/21||Chaotic Merge Magazine!||Publication||Chaotic Merge is looking for submissions from all different forms of artist. We seek work that is adventurous and test the border of art and structure. Don’t be afraid to mess with everything you have ever learned in your lives. We write to have fun! We encourage voice of people of color and members of the LGBTQ+ community to submit their work. We are currently accepting work for Issue 2 | Spring.|
|The 2021 WCA/NH
|$1,000 College Scholarship, plus a one-year membership
in WCA/NH, including exhibition opportunities. The
$1,000 Scholarship is payable to your school upon
confirmation of enrollment. Payment will be made to the
Bursars Office by winner’s next semester.
|2021 Women’s Caucus for Art/New Hampshire Chapter (WCA/NH) Annual Scholarship, to be awarded to a deserving female undergraduate student majoring in the visual arts, at a degree-granting New Hampshire college or university deadline will be announced in 2021.|
|Food and Nutrition||