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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.

Special Events Coordinator - Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is hiring a Special Events Coordinator who plans, coordinates, executes and oversees all special event functions in Broward County. Send cover letter & resume to

Program Manager - Pompano Beach Foundation
The programs manager is responsible for all facets of the programs at schools. In particular, responsible for ensuring that students reach the programmatic goals, tutors succeed and relationships with parents and school partners are strong. Fiscal responsibility for all school level expenses.

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

Calls to Artists

Open Audition - Girl Choir of South Florida
All girls ages 6 through 13 are welcome to audition. No preparation or prior musical experience is necessary. Saturday, June 4, 2016. 10AM - 2PM. For questions about auditions, please send email to or call 954–533–9227.

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Launches Main Entryway Design Contest
Entrants must submit their name and contact information and a hand-drawn or computer-generated design and list of materials by July 1 to Brett Keating at Deadline: July 1, 2016.

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: June 10, 2016. Email Greg von Hausch for more information at:

“Summer Heat Seven” Anniversary Competition - Rossetti Fine Art Gallery
This is open media and open theme exhibit for all 2D and 3D works. All artists are invited to enter paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics, photography, video, etc. and will compete for $750 in cash awards. Deadline: July 5, 2016. For more information, email

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.


Part-time Studio Art Teachers - Boca Raton Museum of Art
We are seeking artists with specific background and knowledge, not generalists. Seeking specialist to teach: adults, jewelry, figurative clay sculpture, collage, representational painting. Qualified applicants please send resume and two or three images (not larger than 300dpi) of artwork demonstrating your skill in specific medium. Send to before June 30,2016.



Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation Individual Support Grants
The Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation aims to encourage artists who have dedicated their lives to developing their art, regardless of their level of commercial success. To that end, the foundation’s Individual Support Grants program was conceived in order to recognize and support the serious, fully-committed artist.

William H. Johnson Foundation Invites Applications from African-American Artists for 2016 Johnson Prize
The Johnson Prize is awarded annually to an early-career African-American artist working in the area of painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, installation, or a new genre. Deadline: November 10, 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.

National Sculpture Society Accepting Submissions for Dexter Jones Award
The society is accepting submissions from individual sculptors for the 2016 Dexter Jones Award. Through the annual competition, an unrestricted prize of $5,000 will be presented to a sculptor for an outstanding work of sculpture in bas-relief. Preference will be given to figurative or realist sculpture. Deadline: October 3, 2016.

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.


Video Producer and Media Coordinator - Americans for the Arts - Washington, DC
Americans for the Arts’ Website and Technology Strategies team is looking for a Videographer and Media Coordinator to serve as part producer, part director and part editor. You’ll lead the planning and capturing of video to be shown across Americans for the Arts’ various channels including its YouTube channel and website.

Leadership Alliances Coordinator - Americans for the Arts - Washington, DC
The Leadership Alliances Coordinator works as part of the team to develop, plan, promote, and execute these key programs and events.

Calls to Artists

Public Art League 2016 Sculpture Exhibition - Champaign-Urbana, IL
Selected sculptures will be installed in the community metro area and will serve as major visual anchor points, community identity and a statement that creativity and art are of vital importance to our existence in Central Illinois. Deadline: June 3, 2016.

East Village Green Phase 1 Public Art Project - San Diego, CA
An artist or artist team is sought to design, fabricate and transport permanent, site-specific artwork for East Village Green Phase 1 and consult during installation of artwork at the site by the City.

Dwight H. Murray Improvement Plaza Project RFQ - Napa, CA
It is the City’s intent to select one artist or artist team to conceptualize and produce unique art elements that activate the Plaza and serve as visual landmarks for this newly designed civic space.

Industrial Engineering Relocation Public Art
The Texas Tech University System seeks to commission a professional artist to create a mural to be placed on the wall near the entrance to the newly remodeled Industrial Engineering building, opening in January 2017. Deadline: June 22, 2016.

Parking Plaza Lobby Stair Public Art Project - San Diego, CA
Artists and artist teams are invited to submit qualifications for the Parking Plaza Lobby Stair Public Art Opportunity. To apply, create a vendor profile & follow the confirmation email to view the opportunity. Deadline: June 2, 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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