Open Projector Night 

Open Projector Night (OPN) is a quarterly shorts film program that showcases all genres of film and video with a connection to Michigan. Find submission information and apply today.

Apply for a Show

Find opportunities for future UICA group and solo exhibitions with open calls.


Exit Space Project

The Exit Space Project is a Grand Rapids public art program organized by UICA. Learn more about ESP art in Grand Rapids and opportunities for future works.

UICA Fresh Pick

The UICA Fresh Pick award is given annually to a member of KCAD’s graduating class who shows a high level of talent and potential.


The Shop

Feature your work in UICA’s Shop, an eclectic collection of art, and handmade home goods, jewelry, and gifts.


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ArtPrize Ten

Due to the amount of interest from artists seeking to exhibit at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts during ArtPrize, UICA will not consider submissions from artists outside of the official ArtPrize connection process. To apply for consideration and learn more about artist eligibility and submission requirements, visit artprize.org

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Holiday Artists Market

The Holiday Artists Market is UICA’s annual arts and handmade goods fair. Applications open in April for the December event.