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FIREHOUSE GALLERY General Information

The Firehouse Gallery is a community gallery space. Availability is on a first come, first serve basis. Current availability: fall of 2019. For inquiries and information email the Director of Visual Arts, Kelsey Livingston, at klivingston@artsbr.org.

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge invites dynamic, experienced and creative Teaching Artists for camps, after-school and in-school residencies in the Greater Baton Rouge region, pre-kindergarten through high school. Click for Details | Click for Application

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge invites you to apply to the Ebb & Flow Festival (April 6-7, 2019) as a juried artist vendor.  The Ebb & Flow Festival will celebrate the capital region’s cultural, economic, and ecological connection to the Mississippi River and all things that ebb and flow.  The two-day Baton Rouge festival will be replete with extraordinary live music, visual arts, exciting culinary offerings, public art, artist demonstrations, multidisciplinary performance art, and interactive art and cultural experiences to intrigue and satisfy art lovers of all ages. This year’s festival will partner with 3rd Street Songwriters Festival, the Water Institute, Young Entrepreneurs Academy, Downtown Development District, Visit Baton Rouge, and multiple arts and entertainment groups. Application Deadline: Saturday, December 1, 2018 - (with $10 Jury Fee)

Presented by Baton Rouge Gallery Center for Contemporary Art, Surreal Salon is an annual juried exhibition that sheds light on the expanding quality and breadth of the pop-surrealist/lowbrow movement. This exciting and diverse movement has come to the forefront of contemporary art in recent years and Surreal Salon celebrates all the reasons why. The 11th annual Surreal Salon exhibition (which will be held from January 3 - 31, 2019 at BRGCCA) will mark the first time this multimedia juried exhibition is open to all artists worldwide. Application deadline: November 17, 2018

The Baton Rouge chapter of The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is seeking artwork made by people with mental illness.  The selected artwork will be exhibited in an exhibition called The Mind’s Eye at the Firehouse Gallery, at the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, with a reception on December 8th 2018. Application deadline: November 5, 2018

The Arts Council of Livingston Parish invites former and current residents of Livingston Parish to submit art for possible exhibition and publication in a coffee-table style book entitled, " Preserving the Culture of Livingston Parish". Juried multimedia art as inspired by life in Livingston Parish will be accepted. Visit www.artslivingston.org for more information. Application deadline: October 31st 2018.

The Percent for Art Program is seeking artists or artist teams to design and implement two (2) site-specific sculptures or installations of original design for the Computer Science and Technology Building, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana. Application deadline: November 8th 2018.

The Junior League of Baton Rouge would like to have local artists paint 8" x 8" canvases (provided) to be sold at the Hollydays opening gala and auction. They are looking for unique artists take on the holidays, this could be Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or any holiday you celebrate around the end of the year. This year the Junior League has decided to focus our efforts on children's health and wellness. They are collaborating with Woman's Hospital to start with the beginning stages of life providing take home bags of diapers and formula as well as information on mommy and baby health. They would love to have your help by donating to Hollydays auction this year to help us raise funds for our community projects. Interested artists should contact: Elizabeth Ferrari, ferrari.eh@gmail.com

On World AIDS Day, Saturday, December 1, 2018, please join NO/AIDS Task Force as it holds its 32nd Annual Art Against AIDS Gala at Club XLIV at the Superdome to support men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS in the New Orleans community. Art Against Aids would like to humbly ask you for a donation for our silent auction. They invite you to honor the cause by donating original art, jewelry, hotel stays, memberships, spa packages, gift certificates for services or whatever is your specialty. Application deadline: Monday, November 12, 2018.

The South Arts State Fellowships and Southern Prize acknowledge, support, and celebrate the highest quality artistic work being created in the American South. The program will be open to individual artists living in the South Arts region: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. This program is open only to visual artists and will expand to other disciplines in the future. Applications for the 2019 State Fellowships and Southern Prize are now open. Application deadline: December 3, 2018.