Info Portals

List of current Resources

Africancolours

news and information source on the visual arts in Africa.

Link: http://www.africancolours.net

Tags: Visual arts, news, information, Africa

Africancolours
 

Americans for the Arts

America's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America, dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts.

Link: http://www.americansforthearts.org/

Tags: arts, America, advocacy

Americans for the Arts
 

Apollonia

A platform of cooperation in the area of the visual arts among European, Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the countries along the Baltic Sea and in the South Caucasus. The website of their association includes listing of artists, projects, publications with a newsletter. They also have an annual publication, Gazet´art.

Link: http://www.apollonia-art-exchanges.com/

Tags: Exchange

Apollonia
 

Art Hub Asia

A multi-disciplinary organisation devoted to contemporary art creation in China and the rest of Asia. It initiates and delivers ambitious art projects through a sustained dialogue with visual, performance, and new media artists. Arthub serves as a collaborative production lab, a creative think tank as well as a curatorial research platform.

Link: http://arthubasia.org/

Tags: contemporary art, China, Asia

Art Hub Asia
 

Artfactories

An international platform of resources dedicated to art and cultural centres, which are born from citizen artistic initiatives and based on involvement with communities.

Link: http://www.artfactories.net

Tags: international, art, culture, organisations, communities

Artfactories
 

Artforum - Artguide

Artforum’s free directory to the international art world, listing art fairs, auctions and current gallery and museum shows in over 400 cities.

Link: http://www.artforum.com/guide

Tags: museum, gallery, exhibition, directory

Artforum - Artguide
 

Artsactive

An international network of projects, organisations or individuals involved in artistic collaboration with science and industry research labs. The network includes the main organisers of programmes of collaboration between artists and science or industry research labs, but also collaborators who study, influence or otherwise motivate such programmes. Artsactive runs projects, publishes calls and other news of interest to artists working in this field.

Link: http://www.artsactive.net/

Tags: science, industry, network, collaboration, research

Artsactive
 

Changing Room Toolkit

Changing Room offers free tools for knowledge-sharing and matchmaking between cultural operators in Europe.

Their Knowledge Base is a wiki style resource written by and for cultural operators and students - training opportunities, mobility grants, research on mobility and more

Link: http://changingroom.teh.net/

Tags: training, mobility, cultural operators

Changing Room Toolkit
 

CREATE Directory

CREATE is offering an opportunity to arts and culture organizations in the Central African sub-region, Africa or elsewhere, interested in gaining global visibility, to advertise their organization, festival or project in the 2011 Edition of the Directory of Arts and Culture Organizations & Festivals active within the Central African sub-region.

The maiden edition (2010) was released in August 2009 and is quickly becoming a reference publication for artists, cultural entrepreneurs and managers, policy makers, researchers and anyone interested in the arts and culture sector in Africa. Festival organizers will also find the directory very useful in publicising their events. Listings are free. By advertising, you are promoting your work to a global audience. You are also supporting CREATE in ensuring that the directory is released annually.

Link: http://www.artsmanagement.net/downloads/directory-create-africa.pdf

Tags: project, organisation, festival, directory, Africa

CREATE Directory
 

Culture 360

Culture360.org is a unique multidisciplinary arts and culture portal connecting Asia and Europe. Created for and fueled by artists, cultural practitioners and policy makers, culture360.org is your platform to inform, collaborate, interact and exchange ideas with the arts and cultural communities across Asia and Europe.

Discover the latest opportunities, news and events. Find organisations in your region or area of interest. Read articles and interviews with different perspectives on the arts and cultural scenes of Asia and Europe. Become a member and connect with other artists, practitioners and policy makers.

Link: http://www.culture360.org

Tags: organisations, opportunities, news, events, Europe, collaborate, Asia

Culture 360
 

Culture Jobs International

Culture Jobs International is a new European website that keeps cultural operators informed about jobs in Europe, and enables cultural organisations to recruit from across Europe.

The main collaborator is Changing Room (Trans Europe Halles project to stimulate cross-border mobility of cultural operators).

Link: http://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/jobs

Tags: recruit, jobs, Europe

Culture Jobs International
 

Euclid

A vast resource of European and International cultural funding, publications, research, events and seminars.

Link: http://www.euclid.info/

Tags: European, international, funding, research, events

Euclid
 

EURES Job Mobility Portal

Job vacancies in 31 European countries, CVs from interested candidates, what you need to know about living and working abroad and much more brought to you by the EURES network.

Information tools which aim to give help and support when considering moving to or recruiting from another country.

The Living and Working Conditions database contains details on a number of important issues such as finding accommodation and other practical information.

Link: http://ec.europa.eu/eures/home.jsp?lang=en

Tags: jobs, Europe, jobseekers, employers, CV

EURES Job Mobility Portal
 

Euromed in Culture

A Euro-Mediterranean cultural cooperation network to fostering intercultural dialogue, mutual comprehension as well as the emergence of artistic cooperation projects in the Euro-Mediterranean area.

Link: http://euromedinculture.org/index.php?lang=en

Tags: universities, Mediterranean, intercultural dialogue, institutions, Europe, cooperation

Euromed in Culture
 

Lab for Culture

A website for all those involved in arts and culture who create, collaborate, share and produce across borders in Europe. LabforCulture.org is a vast source of online information, case studies, discussions, debate and research on European cultural cooperation. From information and tips on how to fund a project to links to key cultural organisations and networks.

Link: http://www.labforculture.org/

Tags: projects, organisation, funding, culture, case studies, art

Lab for Culture
 

mondaynews

mondaynews is a weekly updated website with a comprehensive list of participation calls and art events - deadlines, application procedures, grants and funding for artists, curators, trainees, students or art institutions.

mondaynews also promotes berlinerpool artists and art initiatives.

Link: http://www.mondaynews.net/

Tags: newsletter, events, deadlines, artists, applications

mondaynews
 

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)

A website for artists and all the types of organisations that support them - listings of jobs, opportunities, residencies, grants, news, events. Somewhat "New York City" focused, but many international listings as well.

Link: http://www.nyfa.org

Tags: opportunities, new york, job, grants, events

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
 

On the Move (OTM)

On the Move (OTM) aims to facilitate cross-border mobility in the arts and culture sector contributing to build up a vibrant European shared cultural space strongly connected worldwide.

A website dedicated to information on everything related to professional mobility in the areas of theatre, dance, music and other performing arts disciplines. It includes news, links, publications, opportunities and a newsletter.

Link: http://www.on-the-move.org

Tags: theatre, performing arts, opportunities, news, music, mobility, dance

On the Move (OTM)
 

Power of Culture

Dutch website on culture and development. Monthly magazine on arts, culture and heritage in Africa, Asia, Latin-America and South-Eastern Europe. Includes a "Guide" with expert centers, festivals, funds, museums, venues and more.

Link: http://www.powerofculture.nl

Tags: events, magazine, guide, culture

Power of Culture
 

SICA, the Dutch portal for culture professionals

Information on international culture policy, funding opportunities, Dutch law, regulations and policies. Their help desk provides advice about international cultural exchange.

Link: http:///www.sica.nl/

Tags: Netherlands, law, information, funding, Dutch

SICA, the Dutch portal for culture professionals
 

SPACE

Pilot Project for Artist Mobility
December 2008 – November 2011

Ten national cultural institutions with an international policy and practice created a new platform, dedicated to Support the Performing Arts Circulation in Europe: SPACE.

The SPACE project’s objective is to give priority to the mobility of arts productions and to combine cultural mobility with cultural diversity, European citizenship and investing in emerging generations. Still a young initiative, SPACE will enlarge the network while implementing the different activities of the multi-layered project.

Tags: performing arts, mobility, international, Europe

SPACE
 

Sudplanete

Sudplanete is the cultural diversity portal entirely devoted to artists and cultural operators of the South! It includes a specialized search engine, links, news, artist database, as well as cultural structures, events and programs.

Link: http://www.spla.pro/

Tags: South, database, cultural

Sudplanete
 

The Foundation Center Philanthropy News Digest

News and links to all types of foundations and funding opportunities.

Link: http://fdncenter.org/pnd/

Tags: foundations, grants, news

The Foundation Center Philanthropy News Digest
 

The Global Alliance for Cultural Diversity

UNESCO's Global Alliance works to strengthen cultural industries in developing countries by encouraging knowledge-sharing, capacity-building, good practice and mentoring between our members.

Global Alliance members come from a wide range of sectors including governments, cities, intergovernmental bodies, artists' co-operatives, small and medium sized businesses, multinational companies and the academic world.

Link: http://portal.unesco.org/culture/en/ev.php-URL_ID=32089&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

Tags: cultural industries, governemnt, business, corporation, artist

The Global Alliance for Cultural Diversity
 

Touring Artists

Are you working internationally and do you have questions on visa, taxes, insurances, etc. - questions that always come up in the context of cross-border cultural mobility?

The information portal, touring artists, a joint project of the German Center of the International Theatre Institute (ITI) and the Internationale Gesellschaft der Bildenden Künste (IGBK), addresses these issues related to the legal framework and administrative procedures in Germany and provides information for artists and cultural organizers working internationally.

As the newest endeavor the portal will be complemented by the touring artists Forum where users will have the possibility to communicate directly, to ask questions and to share individual experiences: forum.touring-artists.info

Link: http://www.touring-artists.info/home.html

Tags: visa, taxes, insurance, Germany, cross-border cultural mobility

Touring Artists
 

Universes-in-universe

Informative site with news, background info and database on contemporary art in the whole world. Extensive coverage on biennials and large exhibitions.

Link: http://www.universes-in-universe.de

Tags: information, exhibition, contemporary art, biennial, art world

Universes-in-universe
 

Visiting Arts

An organisation providing information and intelligence to help people engage in intercultural activity through their newsletter, help-sheets, training programs, workshops, networking events, work placements and other collaborations.

Link: http://www.visitingarts.org.uk

Tags: United Kingdom, uk, training, opportunities, information, collaborations

Visiting Arts
 

Wooloo.org

An online community that facilitates interactions and collaborations among artists, curators, organisations and open call opportunities. You can publish your own open calls for participation, exhibit and promote your own projects, and participate in the listed open calls.

The Wooloo online system can manage your open calls, receiving and managing applications, saving time and money. You can also use their promotion service, spreading your announcement to their extensive list of subscribers, for a fee.

Link: http://www.wooloo.org/

Tags: promotion, organisations, open call, curators, community, artists, application

Wooloo.org