There are presently no open calls for applications.


The Spring 2016 Residency application period will open April 15, 2015. 

Our Spring 2016 Residency season will run from mid January to June 2016. All residency sessions begin on a Monday and end on a Friday. Applicants may choose between periods of 2 week (12 days), 4 week (26 days), 6 week (40 days), or 8 week (54 days) sessions. Before applying, please visit our website at, and go to the Apply page for guidelines. 

To apply, find the category below that best describes your creative discipline, and follow the submission instructions. The application deadline is September 1, 2015. Award notifications will go out by October 1, 2015.

If you have questions regarding Playa's Residencies, or the application process, please email the us at

As Playa continues to evolve we appreciate all the support and contributions by individuals and organizations. Playa remains committed to providing artists and scientists the time and space to reflect, explore and engage  their work.