A collage of images of people and art from scenes from MICAfest 2022.

Welcome to M/others Institute for Collaboration and ART (MICA)

MICAfest 2024 is coming to Northampton, MA, this May (2024)!

MICAfest Art for Change: The M/others’ View 

Visual/Performing/Literary Arts Festival

90+ m/other artists

 Featured at:
Northampton Center for the Arts, Anchor House of Artists, Bombyx Center for Arts and Equity, Spill the Tea Sis, The Sphere Northampton Incubation Lab, Rhynia, Inc

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A Local Celebration of M/others’ Perspectives in Northampton!

Dive into the vibrant heart of Northampton’s creative scene with Mothers Institute for Collaboration and Art (MICA)at MICAfest Art for Change: The M/others’ View. This second annual month-long celebration unfolds throughout Northampton, MA, in May 2024.

We are actively looking for sponsors and donations, both monetary and in-kind. Check out our Giving page to learn more.

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MICAfest 2024 Artist Submissions

MICAfest 2024  Art for Change: The M/others’ View

MICA is seeking bold and innovative submissions from visual artists, performers, writers, and storytellers exploring the many facets of m/otherhood for the upcoming city-wide, month-long festival in May 2024 throughout Northampton.

🌈 Illuminate the spectrum: single, chosen, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, disabled, and beyond.

Learn all about the next MICAfest coming in May 2024!
Read the themes and details here on our artist submission page

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Submissions close on February 15th!

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