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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.

Foundation for Contemporary Art: Open Applications for Emergency Grants
Provides up to $2,000 to innovative visual and performing artists who have unanticipated, sudden opportunities to present their work to the public or who incur unexpected or unbudgeted expenses for projects close to completion with committed exhibition or performance dates. Deadline: Open.


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. As the key member of the scheduling/programming team, the primary responsibility is to oversee the day-to-day operating function of our grant-funded productions tour schedule, field trip performances and other off-site bookings throughout the State of Florida and out-of-state as well. This is an ever-changing role with a wide variety of actions and responsibilities. We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, enthusiastic, great with customers, and knows how to effectively close a sale via a lead and/or research and identify prospective sponsors.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to: jobs@ftfshows.com
Open Until: August 28, 2017.​

Summer Camp Teachers – Fantasy Theatre Factory Summer Camp 2017
Fantasy Theatre Factory is currently looking for experienced Summer Camp Teachers for our 2017 Theatre Arts Summer Camp Program. Candidates must be willing and able to assist in creating a dynamic curriculum for the two (2) weeks of camp. Candidates must be able to pass a Level 2 Background Check and must be working professionals in theatre. 
Deadline: July 25.

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.

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. The position requires a passion for art, commitment to education and lifelong learning, and visitor (children and adult) engagement. Experience is necessary in budgeting, record keeping and office suite programs. Full time exempt work days are Tuesday through Saturday with some evening hours. The ideal candidate will be friendly and personable, extremely organized, and have proficient computer skills. Sense of humor, flexibility and team player mindset a must. No phone calls please. Send email together with resume to Jandrews@coralsprings.org.

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.

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.

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.

Chief Engineer - Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Leads the Facilities Services Department in the maintenance of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts (BCPA), by providing technical expertise in the operation of the Physical Plant. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to: cesearch@browardcenter.org. Preference will be given to local applicants.

Student Enrichment in the Arts (SEAS) Supervisor - Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Assists the Director of Guest Services in creating a positive experience for SEAS guests, supports the relationship with the Broward County School Board, and promotes the Performing Arts Center Authority's (PACA) mission of serving the community through arts. If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume to seassuper@browardcenter.org. Please note that this position is event driven and hours vary depending on the need per event.

Copywriter and Publications Coordinator - Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Assists the Marketing department and supports the organization by providing and coordinating editorial for print and digital applications. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to copysearch@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.

Calls to Artists
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...

Seeking Recreation Program Proposals for Upcoming South Side Facility - City of Fort Lauderdale
The City of Fort Lauderdale Parks & Recreation Department, along with the Friends of South Side, is searching for top instructors to provide outstanding programs to our community! South Side is a historic, 11,000-square-foot, two-story Masonry Mediterranean Revival building with Pueblo inspired decorative elements. 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. For more information, download the attached forms or contact Lester Alexander at 954-828-7108 or lalexander@fortlauderdale.gov

Artist-in-Residence Program  - Pompano Beach​ CRA
The Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) - pompanobeachcra.com - 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 and is within walking distance from three dynamic cultural venues - the historic Ali Cultural Arts Center, the historic Bailey Contemporary Arts, and the new Pompano Beach Cultural Center and Library. 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. All artists who submit these documents will be notified when City Vista leasing applications are made available by Landmark Developers, LLC. Upon acceptance into City Vista, artists are invited to participate in the Artist-in-Residence program. For any questions please contact Emily Marcus, CRA Project Manager, at 954-786-7835.

Port Everglades Cruise Terminal 2, Art Project 1
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 transform an interior wall located behind the ticket counter in the embarkation area of Cruise Terminal 2. The overall design aesthetic of the artwork shall enhance the environment of Cruise Terminal 2 and contribute to Port Everglades’ commitment to establish a sense of place for Port’ s visitors. The total budget established for this project is not to exceed $67,000. Deadline July 17

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. Prospective artists in residence will be provided leasing applications as soon as they become available from the Landmark Developers. Artists are encouraged to submit a portfolio of their artistic work to innovate@copbfl.com.

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. Specially priced for the non-profit and cultural arena, costs start at just $150/month but inventory is limited. With ample parking and a central location, non-profits and creatives can keep overhead low, and put those resources back into their organization. Join ArtServe’s fun, creative and collaborative atmosphere. 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.

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.

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 & Artists, reserve your space now! Selling in MASS is a unique experience! Signup as vendor.massdistrict.com. 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.

"Broadway Idol" Song Contest​ Miramar Cultural Center

Performers, aged 18 and up, and all styles are invited to participate.  Please send a video (use private setting if the video is housed on a public platform like YouTube) of you singing 30 seconds of your best Broadway show tune.  Selection can be sung either with accompaniment (tracks or live) or a cappella. Video quality does not matter - a camera phone is fine.  From the pool of submissions, up to 30 people will be chosen on the basis of their video to participate in Broadway Idol in person on July 23.

Please complete and submit application form to BFSF@miramarculturalcenter.org​.  
Application online at http://bit.ly/MCCBroadwayIdol.


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.
If you are interested please do not hesitate to contact: Michelle Lundgren, Community Development Specialist/Asst. Property Manager, 954-563-5454  x716 or email mlundgren@homesfl.org​


Calls to Artists

The Art of Being Southern: Fourteen by Fourteen - Troy, AL
The Johnson Center for the Arts in Troy, AL announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 11 - December 30, 2017. $3500 in awards: Best of Show ($1,000); Board of Directors Award ($500); and Eight (8) Individual Juror's Awards ($250 each). Juror: Richard Mills. Open to artists 18 years or older living in Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee. All media and styles are acceptable for entry. No art should measure more than 14" X 14"X 14". Deadline: August 15, 2017.

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

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. ​

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 26th, 2017

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.

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.

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.

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.

21st Annual ArtWorks of Eau Gallie - A Juried Fine Arts Festival

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.

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. ​


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​



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.

Call To Artists

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 (inculding 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.

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

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