Opportunities in the Arts



Broward Grants

Community Project Grants Applications Invited - Florida Humanities Council
Mini-grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded for single events, lectures or panel discussions, reading and discussion groups, film series, and/or online resources such as interpretive brochures, reading lists, audio/video recordings of scholarly presentations, and classroom resources. Deadline: August 28, 2017.

NEW: Cultural Festival Program grant
To assist eligible Broward-based, not-for-profit cultural organizations and public entities with funding for reimbursable project expenses associated with providing exhibitions, performances, or other cultural festival-related activities which are open to the general public. Deadline: Oct. 1. More info and UPCOMING WORKSHOPS.

Creative Investment Program (CIP)
An individual Broward-based, practicing professional artist who is at least eighteen (18) years old or older may apply for funding to assist with the creation of small, but complete, cultural projects to occur in Broward County and must be an exhibition, live performance, lecture/demonstration or other arts activity that engages an audience. Deadline: Oct. 1. More info and APPLY

Cultural Diversity Program (CDP)

Broward Calls to Artists

Call to Artists | Port Everglades
In partnership with Port Everglades, Broward County, Florida, Broward Cultural Division’s Public Art & Design Program is seeking to commission one artist or artist team (Artist) to design fabricate and install artwork at the new Port Everglades Palm Garage located at the intersection of Eisenhower Boulevard and SW 20th Street, Fort Lauderdale. Opportunities exist on the building’s exterior facade. Budget: $320,000Call deadline: September 10, 2017


Call To Teaching Artists | Bailey Contemporary Arts
Bailey Contemporary Arts is looking for teaching artists to fill arts workshop slots. Workshops can be for adults, teens or children. Please send a letter of interest, a program overview of your ideal workshop and a list of supplies that would be needed. Also include a resume/CV of teaching experience and any photos or materials that may show examples. Please submit all materials in one email to director@baileyarts.org​ with the subject line TEACHING ARTIST.

Mayor's Art Challenge

Broward residents in grades 9-12 who attend public, private or home school are eligible to submit work for the Mayor’s Art Challenge. Monday, September 8th is the deadline for students to submit their application which can be found on the Cultural Division’s calls-for-artists page. Students will need to submit their application with digital images of the artwork (up to two entries), a parental release form and indicate their County Commission District via the Submittable.  Details...

Utility Box Wraps | Oakland Park FL
The City of Oakland is looking for artists to create designs to be digitized and printed on vinyl wraps for approximately 54 utility boxes located throughout Oakland Park. The ongoing project enhances the public realm by adding local artists’ work to surfaces that had often been targeted by vandalism. The City is requesting original designs of local fauna for the 2nd installation series. The artwork must be a realistic depiction of Florida native fauna. The design must be colorful, cover the proposed area (not a lot of white space) and able to be distinguished from a distance. The design must be able to be scaled to different size boxes. Deadline: August 30, 2017. Questions contact kathleenm@oaklandparkfl.gov. Details...

Traffic Signal Box Wraps Round 2​  |  City of Pompano Beach

The City of Pompano Beach will wrap digital versions of artworks on traffic signal boxes located throughout the City. The goal of the program is to add an attractive and creative touch along our corridors by transforming a traffic signal box into a piece of art. This is the second round to a project started in 2015. This beautification effort will enhance the experience of all those visiting the corridors and will help to prevent vandalizing of boxes. Site visits are encouraged but not required. Deadline  August 31 Details...​

Call To Artists - 2nd Annual Seafood Festival - Davie FL
​The 2nd Annual Seafood Festival at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds in Davie, Florida is seeking Arts & Crafters to participate in this great event, taking place on October 28-29. Deadline September 9
For more information email jesprodesign@gmail.com or call 561-633-6034 

Artists Alley Mural
The City of Pompano Beach will commission an emerging artist for the design and installation of a mural that will be located on an exterior wall behind the Bailey Contemporary Arts Building located at 41 NE 1st St., Pompano Beach, Florida. The mural should focus on the idea of playing with perspective. The City plans on continuing to expand the area into a mural alley entitled Artists Alley. Deadline September 29. Details...​ 

Chalk Lit
Broward County Main Library invites you to take part in Ft. Lauderdale's  inaugural chalk art festival. This free family friendly event will feature live 2D and 3D chalk artists creating large scale murals in the north plaza of the Main Library. the theme for the event is 'Literature'. Deadline October 15 More Details...​

Recreation Program Proposals for Upcoming South Side Facility - City of Fort Lauderdale
The City of Fort Lauderdale Parks & Recreation Department is searching for top instructors to provide outstanding programs to our community. The completely renovated building will house a variety of cultural arts programs and events and be a cultural destination for all generations of the community. We are seeking qualified instructors for a variety of programs which may include: 3-D & Computer Animation, Culinary Lessons, Dance Classes, ESOL Classes, Gardening, LEGOr Robotics, Martial Arts, Math & Science, Tutoring, Music Lessons, Parent & Infant/Toddler Classes, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Yoga & Pilates Classes or YOUR own unique program, For more information or to apply, view here (PDF). 

City Vista Artist in Residence Program Applications - Pompano Beach
​The Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency has issued a call for artists of all disciplines to submit applications for the City Vista Artist in Residence(AiR) program. City Vista is a mixed-use apartment building located in the heart of the developing downtown district. Artists must meet income requirements to be eligible to rent the one-and two-bedroom apartments. Artists are encouraged to submit a portfolio of their artistic work to innovate@copbfl.com. Details...

Painters interested in creating live art - W Hotel
Painters interested in creating live art at the W Hotel on Wednesday evenings should send samples to jayea@artserve.org

Affordable Office & Studio Space Available at ArtServe – first come, first served
Affordable office and studio space, office, workstations and practice rooms of varying sizes are available for rent at ArtServe. Contact: Hal Axler at Hala@Artserve.org or 954.462.8190 ext 212

Studio Space Available - Studio 18 in the Pines
Studio 18 in the Pines currently has studio space available for emerging Artists committed to their artistic development with a desire to become a member of a dynamic artistic community. Studio space rentals start at $233 per month. Practicing artists of all media are encouraged to apply. For more information, please contact Amelia Mohamed at (954) 961-6067 or e-mail amohamed@ppines.com.

Buskers Program - City of Fort Lauderdale
Local artists are invited to apply to perform at a unique street entertainment experience bringing to life the Riverwalk District and portions of Central Beach with exciting acts, live music, street performers and arts and crafts vendors. Details...

Interactive ArtWalk Sculpture - Coral Springs
As part of Coral Springs’ dedication to the arts, the Public Art Committee is looking to commission an artist/artist team to create an interactive sculpture for the NW 31st Court ArtWalk. This sculpture should be significant in size and able to hold its own. It must have interactive aspects that involve the spectator. Details…

MASS District Art Walk - Ongoing Call for Vendors
MASS District will showcase local & unique artists/vendors during our neighborhood Artwalk every last Saturday of the month. Vendors and artists, reserve your space now. MASS District is also looking for volunteers & interns not only for Artwalk but in the following areas - Audience Engagement, Events Coordination, and Media. Inbox or call - create@massdistrict.com​ / 954-866-3890.

Office Space for Rent to Non-Profit H.O.M.E.S, Inc.
Office space available immediately to rent to a non-profit.  It is approximately 1,000 sq. feet - 3 office spaces, kitchen (which could be used as an office space) and bathroom. We are asking $1,000 per month for rent.  The space is centrally located; 10-15 minutes from downtown. This building is easily accessible with parking right out front. Contact: Michelle Lundgren at 954-563-5454  ext. 716 or email mlundgren@homesfl.org​.

Holiday Magic Festival of Trees | Bonnet House Museum and Gardens
A team of designers decorating Bonnet House trees and wreaths December 5-7 that will be on sale throughout the week. On December 8th, festivities begin with a party on the veranda (Designers receive 1 complimentary pass -$50 a ticket for designer/decorators guests). Bonnet House will also be open for self-guided tours at night from December 9-14 with something exciting each night; from Santa and his elves, to Christmas story telling, to strolling carolers and much more.​ Deadline for entries and Guidlines can be obtained by emailing Darla Worley Livesay, Director of Development at darlaworleylivesay@bonnethouse.org.​​

Florida Calls to Artists

Call for 2D and 3D work, "Absolutely Abstract 2017" - Lake Park FL 
An Exhibit of Work, any subject, any medium, created by artists who live in Palm Beach County, FL. Hosted by the Artists of Palm Beach County at their gallery, Art on Park in Lake Park, FL, this promises to encourage emerging and established artists to show their creativity.This Call for artists is open to non-members and will be juried by Jean Hutchison, for cash prizes.​ Deadline July 26, 2017. Details...

COCA's Arts In Public Places 2018 Exhibition Season
​COCA in Tallahassee, FL is now accepting proposals from individual artists and small groups for exhibitions at the downtown City Hall Art Gallery and the Artport Gallery at the Tallahassee International Airport. A volunteer jury of artists and citizens evaluates the proposals and recommends an exhibition season for the Art in Public Places program. COCA curates exhibitions for the Art in Public Places program on behalf of the City of Tallahassee. Deadline: July 28, 2017.  Details...

Public Art Opportunity: New Orange County Park - Christmas, FL
The Orange County Public Art Review Board seeks an artist or artist team(s) to develop artwork for a new park near the historic rural community of Christmas, Florida, located adjacent to a nature reserve. $35,000 budget. The values of nature, history, community and non-urban lifestyle should inform the art. East Orange District Park is located on 14 acres with single entry drive off U.S. Highway 50. Numerous possible locations are available for placing or integrating art. See website for grounds layout, floor plans and elevations and submission guidelines. No entry fee. Deadline: July 31, 2017. ​Details...

2nd Annual West Palm Beach Arts Festival
The Armory Art Center announces a call to artists for its annual West Palm Beach Arts Festival, December 2 and 3, 2017 in West Palm Beach, FL. 2-D categories include: Drawings, paintings, photography, printmaking, mixed-media. 3-D categories include: Ceramics, sculpture, fiber, jewelry, glass, furniture. $35 application fee. Deadline: August 31, 2017. ​ Details...

Fourth Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition - Ocala
The City of Ocala in partnership with the Appleton Museum of Art, Fine Arts For Ocala, and Marion Cultural Alliance is accepting submissions from artists working in North America to participate in the Fourth Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition. Ten works will be selected for a 20-month exhibition at Tuscawilla Park in Ocala, FL. Entry deadline: September 30, 2017. Details...

27th Annual All Florida Juried Arts Show - Martin County
The Arts Council of Martin County, Florida invites artists residing in Florida to participate in its 27th Annual All Florida Juried Arts Show. Selected works will be exhibited at the Court House Cultural Center from Friday, September 22 through Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Deadline: July 28, 2017. Details...

Cross Creek Rising Exhibition - Gainesville
The exhibition will present work which celebrates the profound influence of the environs of north Florida and Cross Creek on the lives of artists and the work they make. Five $500 prizes will be awarded in any category. Deadline: August 4, 2017. Details...

MUCE Now or Neverland Art Fair | Art Basel WKND - Miami
Artists are overall encouraged to submit work that depicts Hip Hop’s influence in fashion, music, dance, culture, politics, fads & trends over the past 4 and half decades. The exhibit is open to honor and to critique of the genre. Deadline: August 25, 2017.

Sixth Annual Island City Juried Art Exhibition | Art Gallery 21, Wilton Manors
All Broward County artists are invited to participate in the Sixth Annual Island City Juried Art Exhibition. Entry fee is $20 per entry, with a maximum of two entries per artist. ​Art Intake will take place from 12 Noon to 3 PM on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Exhibit opening and presentation of ribbons and cash awards to the winners will take place at 7 PM on Saturday, September 30th. Click here for the 2017 Juried Exhibit Rules & Entry Form

21st Annual ArtWorks of Eau Gallie - A Juried Fine Arts Festival - Melbourne, FL
ArtWorks of Eau Gallie announces a call to artists for a juried fine arts festival, November 18-19, 2017 in the Eau Gallie Arts District in Melbourne, FL. $20,000 in awards, including the $3500 Link Johnsten Best of Show Award, and $4000 in sponsor purchase awards. $185 ($25 application fee + $160 booth fee). Deadline: September 1, 2017. Details...​ ​

ArtsFest Stuart
The Arts Council of Martin County announces a call to artists for its annual juried art festival, February 10-11, 2018 at Memorial Park in Stuart, FL. Best of Show, 1st & 2nd place per category. Fine Art and Fine Craft. $30 application fee. Deadline: September 30, 2017. ​ Details...

Nude Nite - Miami
Nude Nite, the largest show dedicated to nude artworks in North America, is accepting submissions for its nouveau art event showcasing and selling figurative works, November 9-11, 2017 in Miami, FL. All genres are welcome, including film. $40/ up to 2 works. Deadline: October 12, 2017​ Details...​

14th Annual Poetry Festival
A full week of poetry events with some of America's most award-winning and extraordinary poets: readings, craft talks, interviews and panel discussions, workshops, all to be enjoyed with a community of poets from all over the United States, Poets will gather from over 30 states and beyond to attend the 14th Annual Poetry Festival in Delray Beach. The deadline to apply for a workshop is November 10th. The full schedule is online here...
Deadline: November 10, 2017​

USA Call to Artists 

31st Annual Materials: Hard + Soft National Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition​ - Greater Denton Arts Council
The Greater Denton Arts Council proudly presents the 31st Annual Materials: Hard + Soft National Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition. Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the country, Materials: Hard + Soft began in 1987 and was originally initiated by area artist Georgia Leach Gough. The exhibition celebrates the evolving field of contemporary craft and the remarkable creativity and innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media. Approximately 70 works will be selected by an esteemed juror for exhibition at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton, Texas.​Deadline September 29, 2017 Details...

Endangered Art4Apes
Artists are invited to enter the 3rd annual ENDANGERED Art & Photography Contest. This global, juried, online art contest aims to focus attention on the plight of endangered and threatened species/habitats. The challenge is to interpret or reflect ENDANGERED through either: Celebration of the beauty of endangered or threatened species/habitats or Illustration of the threats they face. Categories include Fine Art (including sculpture, jewelry and wearable art) and Fine Art Photography (digital manipulation accepted). Prizewinners exhibited in Miami during Art Week, December 6-9th, 2017. Deadline: October 8, 2017. Details...

Broward Jobs in the Arts

Figure Drawing Instructor - Boca Raton Museum Art School
Community art school has an opening for an artist - teacher to teach figure drawing and representational painting. Experience teaching adults, college or high school students. Note: we are not seeking an artist who can 'teach anything'; we are seeking an artist with expertise in specific area. Part-time position starts in September, but instructor needs to be identified as soon as possible. To apply send short cover letter, resume, link to website and/or two images of your figurative artwork, and if possible two images of students' artwork. Email: artschool@bocamuseum.org​

Art School Office Manager - Boca Raton Museum Art School
The Art School Office Manager is responsible for the daily operation of the Art School office and management of student records. The Office Manager manages effective systems for management of student registration, class enrollment, bookkeeping, teacher payroll, office administration, and supervision of office staff.  Email: artschool@bocamuseum.org​

Scheduling Coordinator  - Fantasy Theatre Factory
Theatre for young audiences touring company with a rich 35-year history in the South Florida community is seeking a Scheduling Coordinator to join our team in an entry-level position on a full-time basis. More info hereOpen Until: August 28, 2017.​

Exchange Artist/Photographer - UNCOMMON Gallery, Fort Lauderdale
UNCOMMON Gallery (fort lauderdale) is offering a great exchange opportunity... artists or photographers that want to apply - must be able to work 2 weekdays a week (11am -5pm) in the gallery in exchange for 2 walls in our exchange suite to exhibit their work ongoing... Lots of new good things going on - come get involved. This is a great opportunity for the right fit... :-)​ email via their facebook page or Email: exchange@uncommonstock.net​

Production Assistant - Fantasy Theatre Factory
Fantasy Theatre Factory is seeking a Production Assistant to join our team in an entry-level position on a full-time basis. As a key member of the production team, the primary responsibility is to oversee the day-to-day operating function of our grant-funded productions, field trip performances, production/operational logistics at the Sandrell Rivers Theater and other off-site bookings  More info hereOpen Until: September 8, 2017.​

Cultural Affairs Manager – City of Pompano Beach
Responsible professional work planning, organizing, facilitating, and directing the cultural activities of the City of Pompano Beach. Responsible for coordinating the interface between the Cultural Arts Foundation and city government in the areas of technical research, special reports, agenda preparations, and public information presentations. Work includes developing marketing programs, cultural arts programming, grants programs, advocacy, revenue development, and the development of cultural facilities to stabilize and encourage the growth of Pompano Beach's cultural community. Details...

Education and Community Engagement Manager, Palm Beach Opera 
This position is part of the Institutional Advancement Department and is responsible for managing and growing programs that engage our patrons, the community, K-12 students, adults, teachers, and university-level students and staff. This position works closely with the Development, Marketing, and Artistic departments, manages the Education & Community Engagement Associate and all department volunteers, and works closely with, and reports directly to, the Managing Director. Details...​

Marketing Coordinator - Young at Art Museum
To develop and execute a comprehensive marketing campaign, integrating a spectrum of strategies to better align museum programs, events and initiatives with the museum’s mission and the community’s needs. 

Programs Manager - Coral Springs Museum of Art
The Museum is seeking a motivated, self-starter who will be responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of all education and public programs at the Museum. More info here.

Sales & Community Engagement Coordinator - Miramar Cultural Center
This part-time employee will be a key contributor in helping the Cultural Affairs Department achieve monthly and annual revenue targets. Details…

Education Assistant (PT) - Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Assists the Education Department with the evening and weekend operations of the Rose Miniaci Arts Education Center which includes recruitment, registration and dismissal of students who participate in Broward Center's extensive educational programs. Details…

Facilities Services Coordinator - Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Provides Facilities Staff with coordination, project management, contract management, and administrative support. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to fcsearch@browardcenter.org.

Intern - Association of Performing Arts of India
Apaiart.com is seeking a motivated intern to assist with communications and social media for the organization. Interns will learn the inner workings of a non-profit organization's experience regarding communications with artists, patrons and press. For more information on how to apply, contact apaiart@comcast.net.

Jobs USA

Local Arts Advancement Programs Manager, Americans for the Arts
Working with and reporting to the Director of Local Arts Services, the manager is responsible for coordinating and implementing Americans for the Arts' comprehensive full-career-spectrum field education (students to executives and board members, and all in between) offerings to develop competent and informed arts professionals ready to advance and lead the arts on a local, regional and national level. Details...

Operations Associate, Americans for the Arts
The Operations Associate performs general administrative work in support of the human resources, meetings and events and office services function of Americans for the Arts. The associate should possess strong skills in developing, maintaining, and improving organization and office-wide systems. The associate should have an eagerness to learn, prefer to work independently, and have an enthusiasm for the arts. Details...

Grants USA

Foundation for Contemporary Art Accepting Applications for Emergency Grants
Created in 1993, the foundation's Emergency Grants program provides grants of up to $2,000 to innovative visual and performing artists who have unanticipated, sudden opportunities to present their work to the public when there is insufficient time to seek other sources of funding; or who incur unexpected or unbudgeted expenses for projects close to completion with committed exhibition or performance dates. Deadline: Open.

CERF+ Announces New Artists "Get Ready" Grants
Deadline: August 15, 2017. CERF+ announces new Artists "Get Ready" Grants to help artists working in craft disciplines safeguard their studios and protect their careers. Up to 10 grants will be awarded on a competitive basis in two grant cycles to eligible artists towards the purchase of goods or services that will have a direct impact on increasing their emergency readiness. Artists are encouraged to use CERF+'s Risk Assessment to generate ideas and review recommended activities in the Get Ready and Studio Safety sections of the www.cerfplus.org.

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