Opportunities in the Arts
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Local Grants


Cultural Investment Program (CINV) | Broward Cultural Division
The purpose of the Cultural Investment Program (CINV) is to assist eligible Broward-based, not-for-profit cultural organizations that have been operational in their cultural disciplines for a minimum of two years immediately preceding the date of application. Funding may be used for reimbursable program expenses associated with the presentation and/or production of a regular season of exhibitions, programs, events or performances open to the general public in Broward County.  Application Submission Deadline for the CINP grant is February 1, 2018, for fiscal year 2019 funding. Details...​ 

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d Cultural Institution Program (CINP) | Broward Cultural Division
The Cultural Tourism Program (CTP) application workshop is designed to assist returning and prospective applicants with preparing their submissions. Broward Cultural Division's grant section staff will review application guidelines and the application process associated with cultural arts funding available through the Cultural Tourism Program Details.

A workshop to cover submission of CTP Monline applications is planned for Thursday November 20. RSVP>.


2019 Grant Applications | Funding Arts Broward
Organizations headquartered in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach County are eligible to apply for FAB! 2019 Grant Applications if the Applicant has at least one active voting Board Member who either lives or works full-time in Broward County. All funded programs must take place in Broward County. FAB! 2019 Grants will be awarded in amounts of no less than $5,000. The maximum grant award for organizations with budgets under $1 million will be $10,000, and $15,000 for organizations with budgets over $1 million. Deadline January 9. Details> ​

National Grants

Foundation for Contemporary Art 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. Details...​​​​

Local Calls To Artists

Hand 2 Hand Crafts at YAA House | Fort Lauderdale
Hand 2 Hand Crafts (H2H) is seeking submissions from local artists and craftspeople to supply items for sale at their Community based Pop-up Shop. H2H are providing an opportunity to create, market and sell.yes SELL your creations and receive 75 - 90% of the profit on each item sold through the shop. To help turn your passion into a profitable art form FREE workshops, where anyone may attend, will be held every Saturday during the month of November and the first Saturday of December. The workshops will be held at the YAA Art House (821 NW 8th Street). Your interests can range from crafts, sewing, sculpture, painting, jewelry, pottery, photography and more.
email photos of your work along with your name and a contact phone number to: h2hpopshop@gmail.com
​or call 954-424-5035
. Workshops:​ Saturdays, November 4, 11, 18 and December 2, 2017.​

11th Biennial National Art Exhibition​ | Punta Gorda
The Visual Arts Center in Punta Gorda, FL announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 2 - March 20, 2018. More than $7500 in prize money; $2,000 for Best of Show. Juror: Steven J. Levin. This exhibition is limited to two-dimensional paintings and drawings in oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, charcoal, colored pencil, graphite, and mixed media. $35 for one entry/ $50 for two entries/ $65 for three entries. Enter online. Deadline: December 10, 2017More info (PDF)​. Contact: email or call 941-639-8810.

Call for Art Proposals - Loveburn 2018
The theme for The Love Burn 2018 is the World’s Fair, an imaginary reflection not of the world we live in, but rather the world we wish to live in. Tell us about your project and be sure to mention how much ($, time, resources, shipping) your group intends to support the project personally or through fundraising efforts.  Also, let us know if your art will be shown at a nearby event like Art Basel or a festival.​
Official Event Dates: January 26 – 28, 2018 - Application...​

Call for Artists and Galleries – Art Fort Lauderdale 2018 
Art Fort Lauderdale 2018 is now accepting submissions for the 2nd Edition of the Fair in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Art Fort Lauderdale is a 4-day curated art fair that transports attendees on a journey along the famed Intracoastal waterways via water taxi and private yacht with stops at vacant multimillion dollar waterfront properties that feature artists and galleries exhibiting various styles and methods of art that reflect the past, the present and the future. Accepted genres: Ceramics & Pottery, Glass, Art Installation, Mixed Media, Painting, Pen & Ink, Photography, Performance Art, Sculpture, Video / Lights, Woodwork. Exhibition Dates: January 25-28, 2018 Proposal Deadline: December 1, 2017​ Details...​​

City Vista Artist in Residence Program | 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. Artists are encouraged to submit a portfolio of their artistic work to innovate@copbfl.com. 

Live Painting | W Hotel and ArtServe
ArtServe seeks live painters to dazzle the crowd at the W Hotel's Living Room Lounge for a night of creativity and fun on Wednesday evenings. This is a paid opportunity for the Featured Artist as well as a chance to expose your work to the local art scene and guests visiting South Florida. Other artists will be welcomed to participate as Guest Artists, but will not be paid. Contact jorgev@artserve.org with samples for more information.​

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. Details...

Vendors | MASS District Art Walk  
MASS District will showcase local and unique artists/vendors during the neighborhood Artwalk every last Saturday of the month. Vendors and artists, reserve your space now. MASS District is also looking for volunteers & interns not only for Artwalk but in the following areas - Audience Engagement, Events Coordination, and Media. create@massdistrict.com​ / 954-866-3890.

Holiday Magic Festival of Trees | Bonnet House Museum and Gardens
A team of designers decorating Bonnet House trees and wreaths December 5-7 that will be on sale throughout the week. On December 8th, festivities begin with a party on the veranda (Designers receive 1 complimentary pass - $50 a ticket for designer/decorators guests). Bonnet House will also be open for self-guided tours at night from December 9-14 with something exciting each night; from Santa and his elves, to Christmas story telling, to strolling carolers and much more.​ Deadline for entries and Guidelines can be obtained by emailing Darla Worley Livesay, Director of Development at darlaworleylivesay@bonnethouse.org.​​

Artists on the Rise | Hollywood 
Non-profit looking for talented artists to exhibit their work in monthly exhibits. Artists on the Rise was established to assist artists who are dealing with mental health disorders and use their talents as therapy to overcome these disorders . They host monthly exhibits at local businesses, where artists work is exhibited for sale to the general public. Details...​

Florida Calls To Artists

14th Annual Poetry Festival | Delray Beach
A full week of poetry events with some of America's most award-winning and extraordinary poets: readings, craft talks, interviews and panel discussions, workshops, all to be enjoyed with a community of poets from all over the United States, Poets will gather from over 30 states and beyond to attend the 14th Annual Poetry Festival in Delray Beach. Deadline: Nov. 10, 2017​. Apply.

2018 Pinecrest Gardens Fine Arts Festival​
Pinecrest Gardens seeks artists for its annual fine arts festival, held January 20 & 21, 2018 in Pinecrest, Florida. Best in Show/Best in Each Category. Fine Art Only. Sculpture, Metal, Wood, Ceramics, Mixed Media, Painting: Acrylic, Oil, & Watercolor, Graphics, Jewelry, Photography and Fiber. $25 application fee. Deadline: December 22, 2017More info. Contact: email ​or call 305-669-6990.

Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival 2018​ | Gainesville FL
Santa Fe College and the Santa Fe College Foundation seek artists for their annual springtime arts celebration, held outdoors April 7 & 8, 2018 at NE 1st Street in downtown Gainesville, Florida. $25,000 artist awards, $15,000 purchase awards. Fine Art, Fine Crafts in categories: 2D & 3D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Graphics, Jewelry, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Wood. $25 application fee. Deadline: December 31, 2017More info. Contact: email​ or call 352-395-5355.

52nd Founders Juried Awards Exhibition | Naples FL
The Naples Art Association announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 24 - March 25, 2018 in Naples, Florida. Nine cash awards totaling $3,500. Three Jurors: Joan Kropf, Deputy Director and Curator of Collections, The Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida; Olu Oguibe, Artist, Rockville, Connecticut; Frank Verpoorten, Director and Chief Curator, The Baker Museum, Naples, Florida. Open to two and three-dimensional artwork in any media by artists residing in the United States. Enter one or two original artworks created after Jan. 1, 2014. $29 for up to two artworks. Deadline: January 2, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 239-262-6517.

National Calls To Artists
This is America National Juried Show​ | Arlington VA
Gallery Underground in Arlington, Virginia announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, November 27-December 29, 2017. $500 cash awards. Juror: Marsha Staiger. All media. Open to artists living/working in the United States. Original works only. No giclees or reproductions except limited edition photography. 2d work may not exceed 60" high x 48" wide. $35 for up to two works. Deadline: Midnight, October 20, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 571-483-0652.
Local Jobs in the Arts
Audio Engineer / Technical Coordinator | Broward Center for the Performing Arts
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is looking for an experienced Audio Engineer /Technical Coordinator for an immediate opening in a full time position at Parker Playhouse.  Qualified applicants should have 5 years or more experience in Audio Engineering for live performances in a wide variety of genres ranging from Rock concerts to Broadway style productions and the ability to assess and implement production needs for events on the Parker Playhouse stage.  Salary is commensurate with experience and includes opportunity to make overtime above base salary. Please submit your resume to tcpsearch@browardcenter.org​(Posted 10/14/2017)

Digital Marketing Coordinator | Broward Center for the Performing Arts
The Digital Marketing Coordinator assists the Digital Marketing department by translating and integrating business and department objectives into successful digital/online marketing initiatives that create awareness and drive revenue. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to: digitalmarketcoordsearch@browardcenter.org(Posted 10/14/2017)
Group Sales Representative​ | Broward Center for the Performing Arts

The part time Group Sales Representative assists the Group Sales Department in cultivating and implementing a Group Sales program that will maximize sales opportunities, provide customers with premiere service, increase revenue, and support the Performing Arts Center Authority's (PACA) reputation as a first-rate performing arts organization.​ If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to ptgroupsalessearch@browardcenter.org (Posted 10/14/2017)

​Exchange Artist/Photographer | UNCOMMON Gallery
UNCOMMON Gallery in Fort Lauderdale is offering an exchange opportunity for artists or photographers to work 2 weekdays in the gallery in exchange for two walls in the gallery. Apply via their facebook page or email: exchange@uncommonstock.net​. (Posted 10/03/2017) 

Teaching Artists | Bailey Contemporary Arts
Bailey Contemporary Arts is looking for teaching artists to fill arts workshop slots. Workshops can be for adults, teens or children. Please send a letter of interest, a program overview of your ideal workshop and a list of supplies that would be needed. Also include a resume/CV of teaching experience and any photos or materials that may show examples. Please submit all materials in one email to director@baileyarts.org​ with the subject line TEACHING ARTIST. (Posted 10/03/2017) ​
Education and Community Engagement Manager | Palm Beach Opera 
This position is part of the Institutional Advancement Department and is responsible for managing and growing programs that engage our patrons, the community, K-12 students, adults, teachers, and university-level students and staff. This position works closely with the Development, Marketing, and Artistic departments, manages the Education & Community Engagement Associate and all department volunteers, and works closely with, and reports directly to, the Managing Director. Details...​ (Posted 10/03/2017) 

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. Posted (10/03/2017) 

Special Events and Corporate Relations Manager | Palm Beach Opera
Palm Beach Opera is looking for a professional, highly-organized, multi-tasking expert for our Special Events and Corporate Relations Manager position. A creative go-getter with the ability to greet any challenge with determination and a positive attitude is required to be successful in this position. The Special Events and Corporate Relations Manager position is part of the Institutional Advancement Department and is responsible for managing all company special events, as well as cultivating and generating corporate support or underwriting for all events and programs. This position reports to the Managing Director and works in close collaboration with all members of the Institutional Advancement team, the General Director, and Board members. Local Applicants only. Details... (Posted 10/14/2017)


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