Please note the link to the listing’s website is located in each individual notice’s title.

The date included in each listing is the deadline for that notice, not the date of the event.

If you would like to add a notice, please email Shasta.


Audition Notices

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (7/15, 7/16)
Cresson Lake Playhouse

Steel Magnolias (7/29, 7/30)
Altoona Community Theatre

Always…Patsy Cline (8/19, 8/20)
Cresson Lake Playhouse


Call for Exhibition Notices

Cambria County Fair, Ebensburg, Fairground (7/20)
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Fairs and Festivals Art Vendor Opportunities

Food Truckin to the Cove, Martinsburg, Morrisons Cove Memorial Park (8/17)

Coves 4th Annual Fall Craft Show, Martinsburg, Morrisons Cove Memorial Park (8/28)

Jaffa Shrine Craft Show, Altoona, Jaffa Shrine Center (10/12)

Holiday Shopping Expo, Roaring Spring, YMCA (11/1)

Cheery Crafts, Candies and Food Festival, Altoona, East End United Methodist Church (11/1)


Farmers/Flea Markets Art Vendor Opportunities

Many local markets have rules in place on what types of vendors they will allow. Please review that organization’s rules pertaining to vendors before applying.

Altoona Farmers Market, Altoona, Heritage Plaza
Open: Thursdays 9 am to 2 pm (Ongoing to October)

Altoona Station Farmers’ Market, Altoona, Station Medical Center – Indoors and Year round
Open: Fridays 10 am to 2 pm

Leighty’s 29 Acre Outdoor Flea Market, Newry, Behind Leighty’s Boot Warehouse
Open: Sundays, 7 am to 3 pm (Ongoing to October)

Pine Grove Mills Farmers Market, Pine Grove Mills, St. Paul Lutheran Church parking lot
Open: Thursdays, 3 to 7 pm (June 14-September 27)


Grant & Funding Notices

Awesome Foundation Grant, (Ongoing)

A micro-granting organization, funding “awesome” ideas, The Awesome Foundation set up local chapters around the world to provide rolling grants of $1000 to “awesome projects.” Each chapter defines what is “awesome” for their local community, but most include arts initiative and public or social practice art projects.


Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, (Ongoing)

Established as part of Lee Krasner’s legacy, the Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant was set up to support and strengthen the creative lives of artists. A competitive grant for artists with extensive exhibition records, this grant has a long list of impressive alumni.


John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Grant(Opens in July)

Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for individuals who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. The Foundation offers Fellowships to further the development of scholars and artists by assisting them to engage in research in any field of knowledge and creation in any of the arts, under the freest possible conditions and irrespective of race, color, or creed.


Gottlieb Foundation Individual Support Grant(Opens in September, closes 12/15)

Please note that these grants are available only to mature individual visual artists. The Foundation defines maturity in this case as having worked for 20 years or more in a mature phase of art.  The Gottlieb Foundation does not fund organizations, projects, educational institutions, students, graphic artists, or those working in crafts. The disciplines of photography, film, video, or related forms are not eligible unless the work directly involves, or can be interpreted as, painting or sculpture.