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Provides Broward-based, not-for-profit cultural organizations with reduced advertising rates and a recognizable presence through larger media placements.
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Broward Cultural Division Calls to Artists

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 Broward 100 - Inside Out - Call to Photographers
Broward Cultural Division is seeking professional photographers for Inside Out Broward. Inside Out is a global art project that gives communities all over the world a platform to express themselves through black and white photographs. Photographers will be selected for the project through a unique partnership among Broward Cultural Division, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Community Foundation of Broward, for Broward County's yearlong centennial celebration, Broward 100 - Celebrating the Art of Community.
Deadline: September 30, 2014
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Port Everglades Terminal Four Solar Lamp Post Art Project
In partnership with Port Everglades, located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the Broward Cultural Division's Public Art & Design Program is seeking to commission one artist or artist team to design, fabricate and install site-specific artwork for attachment to eight (8) solar-powered concrete street lamp posts located at the entrance and periphery of the parking lot adjacent to Cruise Terminal 4 (T-4) at Port Everglades. The selected artist or artist team’s unique approach to the project is welcomed and the desired effect is an aesthetic impact that reinforces the notion that Port Everglades is a world-class seaport.
Deadline: August 29, 2014
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 Broward Cultural Division Workshops

Cultural Diversity Program
Grant Application Workshop for Broward-based Artists & Organizations

September 2, 2014  6 p.m.
Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., 7th Floor, Fort Lauderdale

The Cultural Diversity Program is for artists and not-for-profit organizations whose primary mission is cultural, and develops and sustains the cultures, arts, and artists that are rooted in, and reflective of, the cultural heritage and traditions of the community; and whose principal address is in Broward County. The workshop will guide applicants through the grant process. The application deadline is October 15, 2014.
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2015 South Florida Cultural Consortium
Visual and Media Artists Fellowship Workshop

September 9, 2014  6 p.m.
ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd.Fort Lauderdale

Demystifying the Process: Led by Brandi Reddick
How are recipients selected and how can an applicant improve his/her chances of being noticed? Find out at one of four workshops being offered across the South Florida region. Workshops generally run 90 minutes.
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Cooperative Marketing Program 2014-15
Participant Orientation and Media Trade Show

September 18, 2014  8:30 a.m.
ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. Fort Lauderdale

Speakers: Jody Leshinsky and David Plath

This brief seminar is a prerequisite for participation in the Cooperative Marketing Program. The day will begin with a Breakfast and Media Trade Show in the art gallery. You are encouraged to meet your media representatives who you will be working with throughout the season. During the seminar, you will learn about changes to the FY2015 program and the guidelines on how to participate. There will be prizes so make sure to bring your business cards to drop in the bowl!!
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Broward Arts Journalism Alliance Program 2014-15

Disruption & Opportunity - How We Live Now | October 18, 2014  9 a.m.
Expanding the Framework for Arts Coverage | January 31, 2014  9 a.m.
Building Skills / Writing Workshops | February 21, 2014  9 a.m.

ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. Fort Lauderdale

The Broward Arts Journalism Alliance Program is a series of forums and workshops for professional journalists, citizen journalists and audience members. The program is a collaboration among The Broward Center and Syracuse University's Goldring Arts Journalism Program and Syracuse University's Janklow Arts Leadership Program.
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flag: new item Grants Workshop On Education, Science And The Arts - Broward College, South Campus
Workshops to be presented by the following federal agencies:  National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services and National Science Foundation.  Workshop hosted by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
Date:  Monday, September 15, 2014
Location:  Broward College, South Campus, Building 68C, 7200 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines, 33024
Time:  9:00am - 1:00pm (onsite registration 8:00am - 9:00am)

flag: new item I think it's in my head Catalog Launch - Girls' Club, Fort Lauderdale
Girls' club is pleased to announce the publication of  I think it's in my head, a catalog to accompany the exhibition of contemporary art by women from the collection Francie Bishop Good & David Horvitz, currently on view. Designed by Hello Gusto, the 86-page catalog features an introduction from Girls' Club creative director Michelle Weinberg, an essay on feminism and science fiction by Claire Evans, a work of fiction by Vanessa Garcia and an interview with the curators Monica and Tasha Lopez de Victoria of TM Sisters.  Printed and bound locally in a limited edition, catalogs are $30 and available for purchase online and at Girls' Club. A numbered, limited edition of books are available signed and adorned by TM Sisters.
Date:  Friday, September 12, 7:00pm
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flag: new item Auditions - Area Stage Company, Coral Gables
Auditions will be held August 25, 2014 at 5:00pm at the Area Stage Company, for three upcoming plays:  "In The Heights", "Peter Pan" and "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee".

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Digital Innovation Fellowships - American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)
ACLS invites applications for the ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships. This program supports digitally based research projects in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences. Each fellowship carries a stipend of up to $60,000 towards an academic year's leave and provides for project costs of up to $25,000. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree conferred prior to the application deadline. An established scholar who can demonstrate the equivalent of a Ph.D. in publications and professional experience may also qualify.
Deadline: September 24, 2014
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Business for the Arts of Broward - Cultural Tour
Go behind the scenes of Broward County's Cultural Treasures. Tour bus leaves from ArtServe promptly at 9 a.m. Breakfast (8:30 a.m.) and lunch will be provided. Venues will include: ArtServe, NSU's Museum of Art l Fort Lauderdale, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Museum of Discovery and Science, Sailboat Bend Artists' Lofts and many more.
Date: September 26, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m.
To register, contact Robyn Vegas at
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California Documentary Project Grants - Cal Humanities
Cal Humanities is a non-profit that promotes the humanities in California in order to help create "a state of open mind." The California Documentary Project (CDP) is a competitive grants program that supports documentary film, radio, and new media productions that enhance our understanding of California and its cultures, peoples, and histories. Projects must use the humanities to provide context, depth, and perspective and be suitable for California and national audiences through broadcast and/or distribution. The three CDP grant categories include research & development, production and public engagement. Grant awards range up to $10,000.
Deadline: October 15, 2014
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Volunteers needed for Art Fallout 2014 - Girls' Club - Fort Lauderdale
Each year starting in 2010, Girls' Club has organized the community-wide art event Art Fallout to highlight the growing presence and production of contemporary art in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Girls' Club connects with various art venues, artist studios, museums, galleries and alternative spaces to present a city-wide artwalk-style event. Volunteers are needed to spread awareness of the event, install and de-install artworks at different locations, document with photo and video, staff shuttle buses and help guide visitors to participating destinations.
Event Date: October 18, 2014
Info Sessions/Orientation Dates: August 29th | September 27th | October 10th
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flag: new item Executive Director (Part-time) - Women's Foundation of Palm Beach County
The Executive Director will be passionate about WFPBC’s mission, skilled at building bridges and forming new partnerships, and able to articulate the organizational vision in a way that inspires and moves to action a range of stakeholders. The new leader will be the public face of the organization – out front, comfortable and articulate in the spotlight – and equally adept behind the scenes providing support and a collaborative style with partners and constituents.  The ideal candidate will have several years of fundraising experience showing demonstrated results. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience and skills in aligning organizational structure with strategic goals.
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flag: new item Volunteer Services Coordinator - Broward Center for the Performing Arts
The Volunteer Services Coordinator supports the Volunteer and Intern Services Manager in the recruitment, supervision, and development of the volunteer corps to ensure optimal volunteer staffing in all areas of the Performing Arts Center Authority's (PACA) venues. Duties will include: Manage the goals, objectives, and policies of the volunteer program; Conceptualize, organize and execute multiple new volunteer training sessions and refresher training sessions; Coordinate and implement volunteer recognition and appreciation events and initiatives; Keep current business and social correspondence with volunteers; Propose changes and updates to the Volunteer Manual to ensure that active volunteers are advised of current policies and procedures; Collect all volunteer activity at PACA and on relevant statistics for use in grant proposals and for public relations purposes; Create and produce quarterly volunteer informational e-blast; Provide necessary paperwork for BPCA and affiliated venues for Front of House.
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flag: new item Manager, Grants Programs Oversight (RR-085) - Broward County Public Schools
Requires experience in grant project development and administration. Ability to apply innovative ideas from conferences, meetings, and webinars to project work. Goal of position is to facilitate interdepartmental coordination and cooperation between departments and schools for deploying standardized project management practices, methods, and tools for grants; To provide guidance and support to the District grant managers and school-based administrators to achieve key performance outcomes.
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Vice President, Philanthropy - Palm Healthcare Foundation
The Vice President, Philanthropy, working closely with the President/CEO and the senior management team, is responsible for growing the Foundation's assets and available grant dollars. The role requires a combination of extraordinary service to donors and sharing the message of the foundation’s work with potential new donors.  The Vice President, Philanthropy will manage programs that build relationships with potential donors and their professional advisors; oversee and strengthen the organization’s services to existing donors; lead donor prospecting activities; and participate in the overall leadership of the organization as a member of the senior management team.
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Grants Manager - Broward Partnership
The Grants Manager is responsible for private and government grant writing, fundraising activities and donor relations. The Grants Manager multi-tasks and has the ability to work independently, exercising good judgment and initiative. 
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President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - Boys & Girls Club of Broward County
The Chief Development Officer will be the senior level development professional responsible to lead a successful Major Gifts & Planned Giving program; responsible for planning, developing, and growing the comprehensive fundraising program for securing financial support from individuals, foundations, and corporations. Identifies, cultivates and successfully solicits gifts from individuals.
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Executive Director, Debbie's Dream Foundation - Curing stomach Cancer - Davie FL
Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF) is a 501(c)(3)
non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about stomach cancer,
advancing funding for research, and providing education and support internationally to
patients, families, and caregivers. DDF seeks as its ultimate goal to make the cure
for stomach cancer a reality.
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Two-Year High School Internship - Museum of Discovery and Science
The Museum of Discovery and Science and United Way of Broward County are launching APP-titude, a new two-year internship starting this fall for high school juniors. The program will expose students to
careers in engineering and computer science while being introduced to coding and APP development.
Student/parent Orientation: September 6th

Operations and Event Support Manager - Freedom Climb
The Freedom Climb operations and event support manager position is a paid professional reporting to the director of the Freedom Climb in organizing and supporting all Freedom Climb related activities. The manager will lead the operations of events and membership of the Freedom Climb Circle process to ensure streamlined functions in support of the director and the volunteers.
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Art Studio Available - Studio 18 in the Pines - Pembroke Pines
Artists committed to their artistic development with a desire to become a member of a dynamic artistic community are invited to tour the studio to view spaces available at Studio 18 In the Pines, 1101 Poinciana Drive Pembroke Pines FL 33025. Studio 18 in the Pines, operated by the City of Pembroke Pines Recreation and Cultural Arts Department, provides gallery space, visual art classes, lectures, workshops and more.
Contact Sharon Sammarco at 954-961-6067 or by email at
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Call To Artists

flag: new item Westside Pool Project - El Paso, TX
The City of El Paso’s Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) Public Art Program and Parks and Recreation Department seeks to commission a professional visual artist or artist team to design, fabricate,  and install artwork for the Westside Pool Project. The City of El Paso requests qualifications from professional  visual artists, or artist team, who live in the United States. The total budget available for this project is $150,000. Design features of the building facility will also be compatible with the existing Leo Cancellare Pool. The Public Art Program is looking for an artist capable of collaborating with the Architectural design team to envision and create a large scaled artwork that integrates with the building’s architecture, reflects the active nature of the building and values of the community that uses it. Opportunities for the artwork may take the space of the window mullions, floors, or walls (interior/exterior), or other locations coordinated  that are to be with the architectural design team. The artwork materials should be compatible to stand the test of time in the humid atmosphere of the interior of an aquatic center. Some materials to consider may be glass, tile, metal, terrazzo, or the like.
Deadline: September 25, 2014
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flag: new item Art Fallout 2014 - Girls' Club, Fort Lauderdale
Girls' Club is calling all artists to submit work for this year's Art Fallout: Unframed, a one-day, open call exhibition of work on paper with an interactive public feedback element.  Artists of all levels may submit up to two works on paper, no larger than 24 inches. Works will be included in the one-day exhibit at Girls' Club as part of the community-wide event Art Fallout. In addition to the public, an informal panel of art professionals - gallery owners, art dealers, independent curators, museum professionals and arts writers - are invited to view and give public feedback with color-coded Post It notes.
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flag: new item Visual Artist & Photographer - "Art of Community" Project, Inside Out Theatre
Inside Out Theatre is looking for a visual artist and photographer to work together with The City of Hallandale Beach, and Memorial Health Care Systems on a project designed to help unify the City of Hallandale Beach.  Funded by the Community Foundation of Broward, the project is designed to engage the residents of Hallandale Beach using art as a tool to dialogue around community issues and bring residents together to help solve the problem.  The art will be community driven but the artists are a key component of the process and will be expected to attend meetings to discuss issues and ideas. These are paid positions.
Email cover letter and resume to:

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 "Modern Mystics" - FAT Village Art Walk and Day of the Dead, Fort Lauderdale
Halloween and Day of the Dead are old traditions ranging from South America to Celtic Cultures, spanning Christianity and Pagan Beliefs. We explore fears of the unknown, our relationship to our ancestors, mortality and what lies beyond the veil.  We are looking for work that addresses these questions in our new show, "Modern Mystics". Event dates:  October 18 - November 2, 2014
Please include 3 small jpegs or a web link to your work and a short description of how your work fits the theme

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 Goodyear City Hall Public Art Project - Goodyear, Arizona
The City of Goodyear is seeking to hire an artist or artist team to create a memorable and significant main entrance at the exterior of Goodyear City Hall located at 190 S. Litchfield Rd. Goodyear, AZ 85338. The proposed project will include identification (signage) for City Hall, artwork that defines the location, and create a “sense of arrival”. The public art will create an environment of distinction, enjoyment and pride for all citizens. The selected Artists will coordinate with City representatives and community stakeholders to create an inclusive plan for the designated area.
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 ENDANGERED Art & Photography Contest - Miami
Global, juried Fine Art/Photography/Wearable Art contest to interpret “ENDANGERED” as it applies to animals, plants, the environment and ecosystems. We encourage creativity in interpretation and communication of the theme.  The judging panel consists of acclaimed National Geographic photographer, Joel Sartore, Thom Collins, Director of the Pérez Art Museum Miami and Carolyn Benesh, Coeditor and Copublisher of Ornament Magazine.  All proceeds, including entry donation of $25, will go directly to the Center for Great Apes, a sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees. Prizewinners plus an invited selection of other entries of significant merit will be exhibited in the Wynwood district of Miami, December 4 - 6, 2014, during Art Basel week. 
October 3, 2014
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Artist in Residence - Studio 18 in the Pines, Pembroke Pines
Artists interested in applying need to be professional practicing visual artists and interested in collective art practice. Those qualified should submit applications digitally (PDF; JPG or as otherwise indicated below) to Sharon Sammarco and include: a letter of interest with a statement of purpose describing what the artist hopes to individually accomplish during the residency and their interest in working on a group project, resume (with complete contact information), three letters of recommendation, representative examples of work in digital form:  5-10 images of work, JPGs, 72 dpi, with a maximum size of 1000 pixels on either side. Include corresponding image list with title, date, media and dimensions. The selection criteria will focus on individual artistic excellence and what the candidate will artistically contribute to STUDIO 18 IN THE PINES.
Email information to:
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Sun Mall World Competition - Mexico
This is an opportunity for sculpture artists, sponsored by the Sun Mall Museum of Art, Mexico's leading shopping mall corporation, looking to create new platforms for the emerging artist’s professional exposure.
50 selected artists will be showcased in The Sun Mall World Competition’s website and at the Sun Mall Museum of Art in an exclusively curated exhibition. The sculptures will be judged by prominent curators and art experts and the winner will be announced at the private view of the exhibition in March 13, 2015.
The jury's criteria will be based upon the innovation in the use of bronze, steel, cooper, glass and marble as well as the originality, creative energy and aesthetic sensitivity demonstrated in the entries.
Deadline: November 15, 2014 Selected Artists Announced:  November 30, 2014

Cosmic Connections Juried Competition - Contemporary Arts Project USA, Miami
Juried Exhibition hosted by Contemporary Art Projects USA during Art Basel Week at the new innovative Concept Fair (Formerly Miami Modern), located in the heart of downtown Miami's new art district and adjacent to the Pérez Art Museum and Frost Museum within the New Museum Park.
Categories: Computer Art, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Short Films, Small and Monumental Sculptures, Videos, as well as all Innovative New Technologies in Art.
Deadline: October 31, 2014, When: December 2-7, 2014
Website: then click on: 'Call for Artists'

9th Annual Ribbons for the Children - Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center (CDTC) - Fort Lauderdale
Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center, in Fort Lauderdale, is currently accepting original art work for the 9th Annual Ribbons for the Children event in recognition of World AIDS Day. This event benefits CDTC's Comprehensive Family AIDS Program which supports children and families infected and affected with HIV/AIDS. CDTC invites artists to produce and donate an original visual art piece that reflects their interpretation of the AIDS Ribbon.
Deadline: September 25, 2014
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5th Annual Paint the Beach Festival - Fort Myers Beach Art Association
Artists are encouraged to apply to Paint the Beach - A Plein Air Festival in Fort Myers Beach, Florida, a non-juried painting competition and show. This festival is intended to bring the excitement and beauty of the plein air painting tradition to Ft. Myers Beach Florida. This non-juried event will run from November 3 until November 9. Artists may paint within specified areas from November 4-6. Possible scenes include beach views, historic buildings, beach businesses and marine subjects. There are over $2500 in cash awards to the Plein Air painters as well as various named and merit awards.
Dates: November 3-9, 2014
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51st Annual Fine Arts Festival - Old Florida Celebration of the Arts - Cedar Key, FL
Established in 1964 and formerly known as the Cedar Key Sidewalk Arts Festival, this event was revived in 2005 - returning to a juried fine arts show. Since then the event's reputation has grown and the festival has become one of the most charming shows in Florida. 120 artists will be invited through the jury process.
Deadline: November 15, 2014
Fee: $32 to apply, $165 for a booth
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