The Call

The Call is the Kranzberg Arts Foundation Open Invitation to apply and submit to be considered for the following:

  • Musicians, Visual Artists, and Literary Artists in the St. Louis Region interested in participating in the 2024 Kranzberg Arts Foundation Artist in Residency program
  • Visual Artists in the St. Louis Region looking to exhibit with Kranzberg Arts Foundation at The Dark Room Gallery, High Low Gallery, The Gallery at The Kranzberg, Sophie’s Artist Lounge, and The Walls Off Washington
  • Active Performing Musicians who are interested in performing at The Dark Room (ongoing) and Music at the Intersection (2024 Festival and beyond) – Rolling Deadline

Submissions to The Call do not guarantee selection or performance in any Kranzberg Arts Foundation program, event, or venue. Please note, The Call is s subject to change.

Please do not contact individual Kranzberg Arts Foundation staff members regarding The Call; send any and all questions to info@kranzbergarts.org. Stay tuned for more details and information on how to apply.

Important Dates

  • The Call Announcement: May 15th, 2023
  • The Call Application Open: May 30, 2023
  • The Call Open Submission: May 30 (12 pm) – July 10, 2023 (12 pm)*

*Submissions for Active Performing Musicians who are interested in performing at The Dark Room and Music at the Intersection will be a rolling deadline.


Eligibility Requirements

2024 Kranzberg Arts Foundation Artist in Residency (KAIR) Eligibility Requirements:

  • 18 Years of age or older
  • A resident of the St. Louis Region
  • ;”>Solo Artists (No groups, collaborations, companies, or organizations.)
  • Cannot be employed by or for the Kranzberg Arts Foundation
  • Cannot be in pursuit of a degree during the term of the residency.

Exhibiting Visual Artist Eligibility Requirements:


The Kranzberg Arts Foundation welcomes all communities into our venues and workspaces. We strive to make our spaces accessible and inclusive and understand that we are responsible for creating spaces and programs that provide opportunities and platforms for Black, Latinx, POC, Native, artists with disabilities, and LGBTQIA+ artists. We have invested heavily in building resources that are accessible and available to the entire St. Louis region. We remain committed to using our resources and influence to help build a more diverse and equitable arts community.



KAF continues redefining and expanding our short and long-term residency programs and all of our opportunities for artists within the STL Region the Foundation hosts partnerships with over 150 arts organizations and artists in the St. Louis region and provides an intersection of arts venues and work environments that serve a full range of artistic practices.

We encourage you to review our website to learn more about our spaces, technical specifications and floor plans and how they can benefit your proposed project. We also encourage you to sign up for our weekly newsletter here.


2024 Kranzberg Artists In Residency

Attention prospective residents! In order to be given access to the Residency Application, you are required to complete the Pre-Qualification. Only those who have successfully completed the Pre-Qualification will receive an email with an application link and a unique ID. You will need your unique ID number to complete the application. If you have completed the prequalification, and have not received an email response, please check your spam folder. For questions, contact us at info@kranzbergartsfoundation.org. Our team will respond to your inquiry within one business day.

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Pre-Qualification Application

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Kranzberg Visual Arts Residency

High Low Literary Arts Cafe in Grand Center, St. Louis

High Low Writers in Residency

Music at the Intersection 2016 in Grand Center

Kranzberg Music Residency