Perform & Participate



Apply to perform in the 2020 ARTS FIRST Performance Fair, which will take place on Saturday, May 2, 2020, 1-5pm in various locations around Harvard Yard.
Final deadline: January 22, 2020.

Apply to publicize your arts event happening on Harvard's campus between April 30-May 3, 2020 in the ARTS FIRST Guide and website.
Final deadline: January 22, 2020.


ARTS FIRST can't happen without a team of amazing volunteers! Apply to volunteer if you are interested in being a part of ARTS FIRST 2020 and experiencing working at Harvard’s longest-running arts festival. Volunteers help set up, clean up, greet audience members, hand out guides, and keep performance venues running smoothly. All volunteers will get a free ARTS FIRST t-shirt!


Funding for your ARTS FIRST project is available through the OFA's Project Grant Program. The deadline for Spring 2020 Project Grants is 5pm on Monday, November 18, 2019.

Questions? Contact Marin Orlosky Randow, ARTS FIRST Coordinator, at orlosky@fas.