Application Deadlines: We have 2 yearly deadlines:
October 1st (Midnight, EST) deadline is for the April,
May, June & July residency sessions. The online system for the October
1st deadline opens early March.
March 1st (Midnight, EST) deadline is for the August,
September, October & November sessions. The online system for the March 1st
deadline opens early November.
Millay Colony awards one four to five day Group Residency each year to a group of between three to seven collaborating artists. The residency is awarded through an application process and includes private bedrooms/studios, public meeting places and meals.
The residency is available to any artists' groups, including musicians and bands, publishing collectives, theater and dance troupes, galleries, etc, or simply individuals collaborating on a project.
The group awarded the residency will be able to stay for 4-5 days at the end of one of the regular residency months. Travel to & from the colony will be the responsibility of the group members.
1) Include a description detailing the history of the collaboration or organization, including any available individual bios;
2) a one-page project description of proposed activities for the residency;
3) any available work samples from either the group or individuals within the collaborating group. This can include writing samples up to 20 pages, up to 10 art images, and up to a 2 minute video.
4)Indicate the top two months your group could stay at the colony. (The residency will last 4-5 days and held toward the end of the normal residency months from April-October).