This page provides information about current funding schemes available through ACAX. As we consider effective information transfer a priority, we continually publish information about the newest international calls for applications available for Hungarian artists, art historians and curators.

Further calls for applications:

Residency Program for Artists and Arts Managers

ArtsLink Residencies

ArtsLink Residencies offers artists and arts managers from eligible overseas countries a five-week residency at an established, non-profit arts organization in the US. The program is designed to create opportunities for artists and communities across the US to share artistic practices with artists and arts managers from abroad and engage in dialogue that advances understanding across cultures.

Deadline: 15 October 2012

Artist Residency Program

Bemish Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, United States

The Bemis Center provides Artists-in-Residence with the gift of time, space and support. Generously sized live/work studios, three months of uninterrupted work time and a monthly stipend combine to create an ideal environment for creative growth and experimentation.

Application Deadline: 30 September 2012

Call for Artists

Cornerhouse, Manchester

Cornerhouse, Manchester is offering an exciting opportunity for artists to apply for the chance to create new work as part of a group show which will open in January 2013. The exhibition is being produced by a team of young curators following the successful exhibition Lost is Found. There will be a fee of £1000 for each of the chosen artists to create their work.

Deadline for submissions: 12 September 2012

Call for proposals - Young Curators program

Palais de Tokyo Young Curators Program, Paris

In the summer of 2013 the Palais de Tokyo is entrusting its entire program schedule to young curators. They will be selected on the basis of the proposals they submit. The proposed project must clearly demonstrate innovative thinking about exhibition formats.

Deadline: 30 September 2012

Call for applications - Artist-in-Residence 2013

Atelier Hotel Pro Forma, Copenhagen

Hotel Pro Forma is an international laboratory of performance and installations. Atelier Hotel Pro Forma is now offering a unique opportunity to one or two professional artists with suitable projects. Applicants must therefore submit a concrete project proposal to develop during their residency.

Deadline: 15 August 2012

Open Call for Curators

The Node Center for Curatorial Studies, Berlin

The Node Center for Curatorial Studies invites international emerging curators to a residency program lasting twelve intensive weeks in order to expand their professional practice by developing projects in Berlin in a collaborative environment.

Residency period: 18 September – 11 December 2012),
Application deadline: 3 August 2012

Call for Entries

5 Minutes - 4th Short Video Biennial, Ljubljana

In just eight years the international Short Video Biennial -5 Minutes in Ljubljana has become an important testing ground for local and international artists. For this fourth edition, German art historian and curator Silke Opitz has proposed the theme “Into the Real World”, along with the parallel solo exhibition of Finnish-born artist Pilvi Takala. Videos of the selected artists will be shown in October 2012 at the exhibition in P74 Center and Gallery in Ljubljana.

Deadline: 30 July 2012

Call for Submissions


Since 1989, the Open is a call-out to artists of any age, geographical background and residing place to enter, with an exhibition of the selected artworks taking place at MOSTYN, and a prize of £10,000 awarded to a single artist or collective. While continuing in this tradition, the 18th edition will also bring a fundamental addition. A prize of £1000 will be given to the 'People's Choice', which will be determined by the artist or collective who receives the most votes from the visiting public during the exhibition's run.

Deadline: 30 July 2012

Call for Artists

Celeste Prize 2012

Celeste Prize is an international prize for contemporary arts which awards 20,000 € in prizes. The application is open to artists worldwide, without limits of age or experience.  A team of top art curators and critics will choose the 40 finalist works which will be exhibited 1-9 December in Rome.

Deadline: 31 July 2012

Call for Artists

Barbican Arts Group Trust: ArtWorks Open 2012

ArtWorks Open 2012 will be held from 31st August to 16th September during the East London Arts Festival. Submissions are welcomed from artists working in any 2-dimensional media, but dimensions for works are limited. The selection panel will award two prizes (1000 £, 500 £). In addition both winners will be offered the opportunity to use one of Barbican Arts Group Trusts' exhibition spaces for a solo show or to curate their own show including artists of their choice.

Deadline: 9 August 2012