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25 Oct 2023

Compete Antenna National Call for Exhibitions

Antenna New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: December 4, 2023 – The Antenna Collective is now accepting submissions for our National Call for Exhibitions for the 2025 exhibition calendar.

Individual visual artists or collaborators working in any visual art mediums are eligible to apply. This opportunity is for individual artists, collaboratives, and collectivesliving and working outside the state of Louisiana. The Antenna Collective is specifically interested in supporting exhibitions that align with Antenna’s mission to provide opportunities for BIPOC, LGBTQ-GNC+, women, immigrant, and other abled cultural contributors and cultural bearers who produce artistic works at the intersection of gender and identity, the environment, equity, renewable resources, abolition, restorative justice, and the histories of the Gulf South, and artists that take an expansive, decolonial, and experimental approach to exhibit-making.

Open to individual visual artists or collaboratives residing outside the state of Louisiana, and in the United States

One exhibition will be selected and awarded a show for the 2025 exhibition calendar. The show will take place at Antenna Gallery, an honorarium of $1,500 (split amongst the group, if collaborative), paid shipping of artwork, paid travel to and from New Orleans for the install and opening of the exhibition, and accommodations in Antenna Gallery’s residency space. Antenna will provide installation and curatorial support along with an opportunity to publish an exhibition catalog, artist book, or similar ephemeral to be determined in collaboration with Antenna’s publishing center, Paper Machine.

APPLY ONLINE –  $20 Application fee


  • December 04, 2023: Deadline for applications
  • January, 17 2024: Announcement of awardees
  • Exhibition Dates: June/July 2025
  • June 06 – 13, 2025: Installation of exhibition
  • June 14, 2025: Exhibition Opening
  • July 12, 2025: Second Reception
  • June 14 – July 27, 2025: Length of Exhibition

Upon acceptance, you will be contacted by the Artist Initiatives and Exhibitions Coordinator to discuss details of your solo exhibition and scheduling.

Antenna is a 501(c)(3) non-profit multidisciplinary cultural institution presenting exhibitions, public programs, publishing, and regranting located in New Orleans. We provide financial, curatorial, professional, residential support for BIPOC, LGBTQ-GNC+, women, immigrant, and other abled cultural contributors and cultural bearers who produce visual and performance art; digitally printed book arts; participatory and socially engaged projects in public space at the intersection of Gender and Identity, the Environment, Equity, Renewable Resources, Abolition, Restorative Justice, and the histories of the Gulf South.

3718 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
t: 504.298.3161

Opportunity Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opportunity Types: Compete. Opportunity Tags: Deadlines 11 Nov thru Dec and Open to U.S. Artists Only. Benefits: Exhibition - Group, Exhibition - Solo, and Stipend.

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