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Grants in Broward

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale's Merit Scholarship Competition for AutoNation Academy of Art + Design Creative Summer Academy
The scholarship competition will be held on Saturday, April 25 from 10 am to 1 pm at the Academy studios, located at 4 W. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Pre-registration is required.
For registration and information please email or call 954-262-0239.

Jobs in Broward

ReServe matches continuing professionals 55+ with the nonprofits that need them. A nonprofit, Reserve connects dedicated professionals seeking meaningful engagement through part-time employment opportunities (10-30 hours a week) with South Florida's non-profits and public institutions. ReServists work for a modest hourly stipend and the satisfaction of giving back to a worthy cause in their "encore" careers. ReServists include former fundraisers, grant writers, strategic planners, event organizers, bookkeepers, accountants, administrative assistants and file clerks. Details...

Event Assistant - Bonnet House
The Event Assistant is responsible for coordinating event details with the Event Manager and/or the Event Coordinator on the day of an event. The position would work closely with guests, vendors and clients to ensure a smooth event from set up to clean up. Email resume to:

Visitor Services Staff - Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Florida The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic individual with customer service and general administrative experience working in a professional setting. The candidate should work well as part of a team and also be self-directed, conscientious, punctual, dependable, and organized. For details, email

Programming Administrative Assistant - Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Providing administrative support and contract review and editing to the Programming Department. Please submit your resume to:

Calls to Artists in Broward

inSIDE/OUT at ArtServe
ArtServe seeks submissions that illustrate how art has helped uplift and rejuvenate the spirit form the core of this exhibition. Inspirational art pieces that have a deeper, underlying message that allows the art work to morph into a vital exchange between artist and patron. The overarching theme of the show explores the emotional and sociological influences that have inspired artistic expression in individuals living with life challenges and disabilities. Details...

Events in Broward

"Small Differences" Art Exhibition and Auction to benefit His House Children's Home Located in Pembroke Pines, Broward College South Campus’ Office of Cultural Affairs (B.SOCA) is excited to give back to the South Florida community the gift of art with the “Small Differences” professional art exhibition, reception and auction.
Closing Reception/Auction with Spoken Word Performance - Wednesday, April 29 - 4 – 7 p.m.
Art Gallery - Broward College South Campus - 7200 Pines Boulevard - Pembroke Pines, FL 33024

Grants in Florida

CINTAS Foundation and MDC Museum of Art + Design Announce Opening of the 2015-16 Fellowships Competition The categories are:

  • 2015-16 CINTAS Knight Fellowship in Visual Arts - $15,000
  • 2015-16 CINTAS Foundation Brandon Fradd Award in Music Composition - $10,000
  • 2015-16 CINTAS Foundation Award in Creative Writing – $10,000
  • 2015-16 CINTAS Foundation Award in Architecture - $10,000

All submission materials must be received by Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Details...

Calls to Artists in Florida

East Water Treatment Public Art Project
A public art project for the Boynton Beach East Water Treatment facility that delivers public education and demonstration about the City’s drinking and reclamation water systems. Details...

Fort Lauderdale Fringe Festival
On May 2nd, from 12 noon-10 p.m. there will be a street fair with street artists, performers, vendors, activities for children, food trucks. Seeking artists and craftspeople who would like to have a booth on the street. There is no charge and we will provide a table for you. If interested, please email Richard White with your information and images of your work at Details...

5th Annual CityWrights Weekend for Playwrights
Register today for this national conference, held from June 25-28th at the EPIC Hotel in downtown Miami. CityWrights Weekend for Playwrights brings playwrights together with a stellar ensemble of Master Artists and theatre industry professionals for lively creative and professional development workshops, panels, readings, performance, and networking with agents, producers, publishers and fellow playwrights. Details...

Grants in the U.S.

National Storytelling Network (NSN) Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling
Deadline: April 30, 2015
This annual award recognizes the transformational properties of storytelling and the ways storytelling can promote change in individuals and communities. Grants of $5,000 will be awarded to support model storytelling projects that are service-oriented, based in a community or organization, and to some extent are replicable in other places and situations. Eligibility: must be a member of the National Storytelling Network to apply for Brimstone funding. Details...

Harpo Foundation Seeks Applications for New Work Grants
The foundation is inviting Letters of Inquiry for its 2015 New Work Project Grants program. Through the annual program, grants of up to $10,000 are awarded to nonprofit organizations in support of new work by underrecognized artists age 21 or older. The foundation considers proposals that directly support the production of new work by visual artists and/or collaborative teams. This production may happen in the context of an installation, public intervention, residency, or exhibition. Details...

Jobs in the U.S.

Director of Cultural Affairs - City of Dallas, TX Reporting to the Assistant City Manager, the Director will guide the City's support for thriving artistic and cultural opportunities that enhance the quality of life for Dallas residents and visitors and strengthen partnerships among artists, arts nonprofits, business leaders and government. Details...

Calls to Artists in the U.S.

Rawls College of Business Public Art RFQ - Lubbock, TX
The Texas Tech University System seeks to commission a professional artist(s) to create site-specific exterior sculpture(s) to be placed outside of the Rawls College of Business building addition, which will add a three-story structure on the northwest corner of the existing facility. Deadline: May 19, 2015, 3 p.m. (Central). Details...

Illuminate/12th Street Corridor - Jeffersonville, IN
Artists are invited to apply for a commission in Jeffersonville, Indiana, to create a family of permanent, outdoor, sculptural lighting artworks adjacent to City Hall, the Clark Memorial Hospital and the Claysburg Neighborhood. Deadline for concept submittals is May 22, 2015. Details...

Elevate 2015 - Projects for Downtown - Atlanta, GA
The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs in Atlanta Georgia is seeking creative, innovative public art projects to exhibit in downtown Atlanta during the month of October 2015. Projects may include, but are not limited to: murals, site-specific installations, film, performance art, music, etc. Details...

Public Art League (PAL) Call to Artists - Champaign-Urbana, IL
This opportunity is open to all professional visual artists, aged 18 and older, with public art experience. Details...

International Calls for Artists

WINTER APPLICATION NOW OPEN for Dec/Jan Residency - Lake Chapala, Mexico

360 XOCHI QUETZAL is a FREE artist residency located on Lake Chapala, Mexico. International writers, playwrights, visual artists, fiber artists, filmmakers, photographers, new media artists, dancers and musicians are all welcome to apply for a free 1-month residency. We also have a personal residency program for artists who need longer periods of creative time (1 - 4 months). Email for more info. Applications for Winter Residency are due September 27, 2015 through CAFÉ Details...

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