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Knight Arts Challenge
There are three simple rules for submissions, and they are: 1) The idea must be about arts. 2) The project has to take place in or benefit the community in which the challenge is based. 3) You must find other funding to match the Knight Foundation grant. Deadline: May 2, 2016.

Broward Cultural Division’s Creative Investment Program
An individual Broward-based, practicing professional artist who is at least eighteen (18) years old or older, resides in Broward County and has lived continuously in Broward County for the immediate twelve (12) consecutive months prior to date of application. Deadline: June 1, 2016.


Volunteer Intern - Broward Cultural Division
This position will be assisting the Public Art & Design section.

Grounds Manager - Bonnet House
This position’s primary responsibility is the maintenance and preservation of the Bonnet House grounds, gardens and natural landscape in accordance with the Living Collection Policy and Procedures. The grounds manager position is full time (40 hours per week) and includes a generous benefit package. Interested applicants should email a resume and three references to

Teaching Artist - Broward Center
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, FL is seeking creative and dynamic Teaching Artists for part-time, seasonal, freelance opportunities. We are looking for qualified teachers in the fields of acting/improv, musical theater dance and musical theater singing to teach weekly classes, facilitate workshops and provide arts instruction for the Rose Miniaci Arts Education Center. Classes will are offered to students ages 3 years old – adults. Please specify what fields(s) and age group(s) you are most qualified to teach. Submit resume, cover letter & a sample 50-minute lesson plan to

Intern - Sunrise Pops
The Sunrise Pops, a highly-regarded community orchestra based in Sunrise, is seeking two to three students (high school or college) to serve as interns for the coming 2016–17 season. Responsibilities may include event planning, designing a marketing campaign, conducting a community survey, developing a social media plan, and attending board meetings. For more information, please contact Donna Horkey, Board Chair, at

Several Positions - Art & Culture Center/Hollywood
The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood is looking for enthusiastic and creative instructors who have 3 or more years experience- teaching multiple arts subjects to work with our summer arts camp. All positions are contractual with competitive salary. Positions available include: Musical Theatre Directors, Musical Theatre Choreographers, Musical Theatre Vocal Instructors, Elementary and Early Childhood Art Instructors, Elementary and Early Childhood Drama Instructors, Elementary and Early Childhood Assistant Instructors.

Marketing Assistant - Young at Art Museum
The Marketing Assistant serves as an active member of the Marketing & Development Department and provides support in implementing a comprehensive marketing & branding campaign primarily by effectively assisting with external & in-house marketing initiatives, advertising campaigns, graphic design, social media, public relations and other areas as assigned.

Visitor Service Associate - Young at Art Museum
Greet visitors with a friendly, professional service-oriented approach. This position is responsible for serving as the initial contact for all visitors to the Museum; providing information, addressing questions, concerns or needs related to its operations, programs and services.

Special Events Manager - Museum of Discovery Science
The Special Events Manager is responsible for a spectrum of development activities, including planning and implementing a special events calendar, fostering annual fund giving and nurturing, developing and enhancing donor/sponsor relationships, all to meet target fundraising goals and advance the mission of MODS.

Calls to Artists

Film Screening Call for Filmed in Broward: Take 2
If you have made a feature, documentary of short that was filmed in Broward County, you can submit your work free of charge to: can accept any online screener. The films selected will be screened July 1 - 3 at Cinema Paradiso - Lauderdale. Each filmmaker will have the opportunity to intro their film and if time allows, participate in Q&A following the screening. Deadline: May 20, 2016. Email Greg von Hausch for more information at:

Broward Cultural Division Call to Artists
The Broward County Public Art & Design Program in conjunction with the Water and Wastewater Division is seeking to commission a qualified professional artist or team of artists to produce a unique informational video. The video shall creatively document the County’s Water and Wastewater services, operations and the benefits provided to residents. Deadline: May 6, 2016.

Call for Haitian Artists and Performers - Fort Lauderdale
On May 6, 2016, Destination Friday’s at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center will feature Haiti and Haiti’s Carnival. If you are interested in showcasing your artwork or presenting a performance, please contact Sara Pacheco at

Seeking Professional Artists to teach Summer classes - Coral Springs Museum of Art
Camp sessions are offered to children ages 6–17 for week long increments and run three hours each. We have two sessions per day: 9:00 – 12:00 and 1:15 – 4:15. Summer camps begin June 13 and run through the week of August 15. If interested, email teaching experience, brief description of class you’d like to teach & appropriate age range to

Studio Space Available - Studio 18 in the Pines
Artists committed to their artistic development with a desire to become a member of a dynamic artistic community are invited to tour Studio 18 in the Pines, and view spaces available for rent at 1101 Poinciana Drive, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025.

2016 Seafood Festival @ The Bergeron Rodeo Grounds
Arts & Crafts Vendor Fee: $100.00 (Covers both days). Contact Jennifer by phone (561) 633–6034 or email for more info.



Upcoming Grant Deadlines - Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs
Any Florida organization engaging in cultural programming that is either a public entity or a registered nonprofit is eligible to apply for 2017–2018 grants for General Program Support, Specific Cultural Projects (including Artist Performances on Tour), and Cultural Facilities. Deadline: June 1, 2016.
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New Grant Deadlines - The Florida Humanities Council
Projects may include lecture series and panel discussions, reading and discussion groups, film series, oral history projects, exhibitions, and the development of cultural resources that complement public programming. Deadline: June 1, 2016.

Ronald McDonald House of South Florida Grant Opportunity
Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida is providing other South Florida non profit organizations focus on children’s initiatives the opportunity to apply to our grants program. For 2016 a total of $100,000 in funding is available and two cycling opportunities. Deadline: May 6, 2016.


Tutors (Part-time) - Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs
Arts for Learning Miami seeks experienced tutors to help high school students in core academic subjects, including math and science, for its ArtWorks program, a year-round paid internship program in the arts. Tutors will provide individualized support in specific subject areas to foster student growth and improvement.

Contract Managers (Small CBOs) - Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs
The contract manager for the Small Community-Based Organizations (CBO) Program and Professional Development Initiative will support its successful implementation.

Part-Time Administrative Grant Consortium Coordinator - Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs
The Part-Time Administrative Coordinator provides administrative support to the Grant Director by assisting in planning, evaluating, and reporting in the project’s record management system, preparing documents and reports; as well as, maintaining the daily operations and projects communications with the College and community.

Calls to Artists

International Kinetic Art Exhibit and Symposium’s outdoor exhibit - Boynton Beach
The City of Boynton Beach Arts Commission and the Kinetic Art Symposium Exhibit Committee invites you to participate in the February 3 - 5, 2017, International Kinetic Art Exhibit and Symposium’s outdoor exhibit. Submission Deadline: May 12, 2016.

”A Well-Crafted Tale” Open Juried Exhibition - St. Petersburg
A Well-Crafted Tale is an open, juried exhibition of fine craft (paintings and photographs are ineligible). Deadline: May 20, 2016.



Harpo Foundation 2016 Emerging Artist Residency Fellowship
Deadline: October 1, 2016.

Individual Photographer’s Fellowships - The Aaron Siskind Foundation
The Aaron Siskind Foundation is accepting applications for its 2016 Individual Photographer’s Fellowships program. The annual program encourages and celebrates artistic achievement in contemporary photography by supporting the creative endeavors of artists working in photography and photo-based art media. Deadline: May 30, 2016.


Executive Director - Center for Contemporary Arts - Santa Fe, NM
Reporting to the Board of Directors through the Board’s Executive Committee, the Executive Director (ED) is CCA’s Chief Executive Officer charged with providing leadership and with representing CCA to the tri-cultural community served by CCA. The ED is responsible for the development and implementation of strategic artistic vision, programming, and planning.

Calls to Artists

6 Artist/Team Opportunities for Nakoma Sky - Oro Valley, AZ
Posada Life is seeking multiple artists or artist teams to create public art for Nakoma Sky, a retirement community in Oro Valley, Arizona. Deadline: May 26, 2016.

John F. Kennedy & Army & Navy Parks Public Urban Art Projects - Memphis, TN
Projects include a mural, sculptures and other public art pieces. Selection criteria will include previous experience with the design of exterior sculpture projects. Deadline: May 20, 2016.

Matsui Waterfront Park Public Art Project - Sacramento, CA
The Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission invites artists and artist teams with experience in the design, fabrication and installation of artwork in the public realm to apply for the Matsui Waterfront Park public art project. Deadline: May 16, 2016.

Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Fine Arts - National
The foundation will award three prizes of $50,000 each to young foreign-born artists who demonstrate outstanding early achievement. Artists practicing in a variety of media — including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, and other visual arts processes — are encouraged to apply. Deadline: June 10, 2016.

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