MTA Arts & Design

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

MTA Arts & Design (A&D) encourages the use of mass transit in the metropolitan New York area with engaging visual and performing arts and design within the transit environment. A&D’s permanent percent-for-art program, temporary digital art, graphic art, photography, live musical performances and Poetry in Motion are experienced by the 8.5 million people who ride MTA subways and trains daily. Our diverse programs strive to create meaningful connections among sites, neighborhoods, and people. For more information, visit MTA Arts & Design, search #mtaarts on Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, and Twitter.

Please scroll down to view current Calls for Submissions to A&D programs  


MTA ART 

Permanent Art Call for Images

To apply to a Permanent Art Call for Images, click Submit next to the opportunities listed below. You will be prompted to enter contact information, and upload materials for consideration. 

Download Call for Images Frequently Asked Questions, or email arts@mtahq.org. Please be aware of deadlines (Midnight EST on the date listed) and note that if you are interested in more than one Call listed below, you will need to apply to each Call separately.


MTA DIGITAL 

Digital Art Call for Submissions

To apply to the Digital Art Call for Submissions, click Submit next to the opportunity listed below. You will be prompted to enter contact information, and upload materials for consideration. 

Download Call for Submissions Frequently Asked Questions, or email arts@mtahq.org. Please be aware of deadlines (Midnight EST on the date listed).


MTA MUSIC 

Music Under New York Call for Performers

MTA Music Under New York (MTA MUSIC) applications will only be accepted online via Submittable. Online application is available January 1 through March 20, 2020.

To apply for the Music Under New York (MTA MUSIC) Live Auditions, click Submit next to the opportunity listed below. You will be prompted to enter contact information, and upload materials for consideration:

  • short online application form;
  • up to 2 sample audio files not exceeding 5 minutes in length;
  • links to streaming video clips (recommended) and optional materials such as links to website, social media accounts;
  • applicants under 18 MUST include a valid Employment for Child Performer permit.

Download Call for Performers Frequently Asked Questions, or email music@mtahq.org

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MTA Arts & Design