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[Sponsor] Sundays in July, Experience Some of the Decade’s Most Exciting Avant-Garde Films

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience 30 beautiful, provocative, and poetic avant-garde films that are part of “21st Century Limited: Experimental Films 2000-2009” on July 18th and 25th. Drawn from Film Comment magazine’s best-of-the-decade poll, six Sunday programs in July will showcase some of the most memorable experimental works from the first decade of […]

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[Sponsor] The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts presents: stylus | a project by ann hamilton

If the voice’s call is the origin of speech – with its ability to hail, summon, or bestow a name – then perhaps the hand, raised to touch, or signal at a distance, is its silent counterpart. These two gestures form a call and response that provides the structure for stylus, a project created by Ann Hamilton for the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts.

Conceived in response to the Pulitzer’s mission to be both a sanctuary and laboratory, the installation is structured around live acoustic elements and will be punctuated by participatory workshops which will occur throughout the project. This installation offers many opportunities for visitors to interact directly with Ann Hamilton’s work.

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[Sponsor] Apply for Santo Foundation’s Individual Artist Award, $3500 Grant

The Santo Foundation recognizes and assists the careers of individual visual artists. The mission is to provide individual artists with grants, travel stipends, and subsidized artist live/workspace. Graduate students, and emerging artists to mature artists are eligible for consideration. Open to all US and international artists. A minimum of two $3,500.00 grants will be awarded in 2010. Application submissions began March 15, 2010 and will close on June 30, 2010. Candidates are required to apply online through CaFé (

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Hunter College MFA Thesis Exhibition Spring 2010 Opens Wed May 19

The Hunter College MFA These Exhibition opens tomorrow (Wednesday, May 19, 2010) and will feature the work of 22 emerging talents. Located near Times Square, the exhibition venue will also be hosting a free panel discussion this Saturday, May 22, featuring major art world figures, including artist Carol Bove, dealer Gavin Brown, art historian David Joselit, and curator Adam Kleinman.

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[Sponsor] Tyler School of Art Summer Painting Intensive 6-week Residency

Interested in honing your painting skills over the summer? The Tyler School of Art Summer Painting Intensive is a six-week (June 14–July 23) immersion program for artists interested in developing their work in a challenging and supportive environment.

The SPI is a non-credit, post-baccalaureate-style residency program suitable for BA and BFA seniors and recent graduates aiming to hone their artistic and intellectual skills, students building a portfolio for application to graduate school, as well as professional artists seeking to strengthen their abilities and expand their outlook.

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[Sponsor] Mattress Factory Presents Art You Can Get Into

The Mattress Factory is a cutting-edge museum of contemporary art located in the historic Mexican War Streets of Pittsburgh’s North Side.

Hailed as the best facility for installation art in the United States, the Museum’s unusual galleries house a growing — and distinctive — permanent collection, featuring artists James Turrell, Yayoi Kusama, Winifred Lutz and Rolf Julius, as well as innovative temporary exhibitions.

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[Sponsor] Materials for the Arts

Since 1978, Materials for the Arts has provided thousands of New York City’s arts and cultural organizations, public schools and community arts programs with the supplies they need to run and expand their programs. MFTA helps artists realize their visions, provides students with a richer educational experience and furnishes businesses and individuals with a simple and efficient way to enhance the cultural life of their city, while promoting environmental awareness and reuse.

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[Sponsor] Vartali’s a Cut Above in the Arts, Win a Free Haircut

Located at the heart of the 57th Street gallery scene, Vartali Salon is proud to announce a joint contest on Art Fag City and Hyperallergic to provide a free cut and optional color (valued at $200) to the person who can creatively tell us in 100 words why they deserve a free hair cut (new clients only). It’s Whitney Biennial and art fair season in New York, so we want you to look your best but first you tell us why you deserve the free haircut … and don’t forget to be creative!

ENTER NOW, become a fan of Vartali on Facebook, and the winning entry will be announced on Monday March 8th onVartali’s Facebook page.

As a special offer for readers of Hyperallergic, Vartali is offering all new clients a 20% discount with select stylists until March 31st. With this special offer you can get yourself a new haircut, single process or some highlights for as little as $50–90. Just give them a call and let them know that Hyperallergic sent you.

To make an appointment call Vartali Salon at (212) 935-4640 and visit them at 48 E 57th St, 2nd Fl, New York, NY.