this town is small artist-run centre presents a call for submissions for an upcoming project entitled Radiant Rural Halls. This project will consist of a series of public art events such as workshops, installations, and performances to be presented at rural community halls in PEI. The programming will take place between February and March 2022, with exact dates and venues to be confirmed later this year. 


this town is small wants to connect with rural artists and communities. The artist-run centre is seeking project proposals that engage with the unique features and facilities of rural community halls. During Radiant Rural Halls, artists will present their projects and have an opportunity to speak about their work in a public setting such as a meet and greet, artist talk, or round-table discussion. A printed catalogue featuring photographs and original writings that reflect on the artistic presentations and engage with the unique history and contemporary culture of PEI’s community halls will be created as an extension of the project. 


Professional artists residing in Atlantic Canada are eligible to apply and artists with connections to rural communities will be prioritized. Submissions will be reviewed by a jury of professional artists and community representatives.
Artists can learn how to apply online here. The deadline to apply is December 5 at midnight.