Frame invites grant applications for contemporary art projects in 2017

Frame Contemporary Art Finland’s project grant applications for international contemporary art projects in 2017 opened on Wednesday 1 March. Frame invites applications from organizations for exhibition projects involving Finnish artists.

Project grants are available for contemporary art projects with Finnish artists taking place in 2017. Grants are awarded in the following fields of contemporary art: visual art, photography, media art, applied art, comics art, performance art and sound art.

Frame’s travel grant that can be applied for at any time. Travel grants are available for expert visits to Finland.



The deadline for project grant applications is Friday 31 March 2017 at 11.59pm Finnish time (GMT +2).

Grant applications are to be submitted online via: https://frame.apurahat.net/frame/

Detailed information on the application procedure is available on Frame’s website.


Grant decisions

Frame will notify all applicants of its decision individually. Successful projects will be posted on Frame’s website at the end of May 2017. Travel grants decisions will be made every second month in 2017.

Frame’s grant system is funded out of annual state subsidies received from the Ministry of Education and Culture.

Frame is an expert organization with the mission to raise the profile and increase the international visibility of Finnish contemporary art. Frame operates as an information centre for Finnish contemporary art, and it is in charge of the Finnish exhibition at the Venice Biennale.


More information:

Karoliina Korpilahti, Coordinator, Frame Contemporary Art Finland
tel. +358 (0)44 728 9914


Image: Elina Autio: Pipework, 2015.