GeneralGeneral Interest

Through FY17, funds will become available to support tourism-related projects under three categories: digital development, infrastructure, and event paid media advertising.
Deadlines are ongoing
Pro_DevelProfessional Development
Led by artist Sharon Louden, this 4-part webinar series is geared to visual artists yearning for guidance on how best to approach and communicate with the gatekeepers of the art world: galleries, curators, collectors, museum professionals, and more.
October 4, 2016

Led by artist Sue Schaffner, this webinar teaches best practices for your website, blog, and email marketing and communications. The session includes case studies of artists who have established innovative and effective web presences.
September 15, 2016

 
All webinars are interactive and allow time for participants to ask questions. Interested but can't attend? All registered participants will receive access to a recording of that webinar. 
Calls_for_ArtCalls for Art
Seeking artists for a public art opportunity associated with the Joyner Health Science Center at NCCC. Interior and/or exterior locations are under consideration.
Deadline: September 7, 2016

We seek an artist to work with five new schools to design and create five thoughtful and inspiring artworks. It is remarkable for a city to undertake the design and construction of five new schools at one time and we hope the final artworks will celebrate this endeavor with a connecting thread visible throughout the work.
Deadline: August 24, 2016

Art in Public Places in invite artists to submit qualifications for a public art installation in a roundabout at Reed Market & 15th Street in Bend, Oregon.
Deadline: September 1, 2016

Experienced artists are invited to submit qualifications to be considered for several artwork opportunities intended to create a signature identity for the exterior of Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center's new Women and Children Center as part of the Imagine VMC initiative.
Deadline: August 22, 2016

The City of Redmond, Washington, seeks an artist or artist team to help the City envision an art installation that integrates into the SR 520 Grade Separation at NE 40th Street project. This project is anticipated to replace the current 520 Trail at grade crossing of 40th Street with a trail tunnel that includes connections to the 520 Trail, 40th Street, and the Redmond Technology Center Pedestrian/Bicycle Bridge.
Deadline: August 15, 2016

 

LEFT: DARRELL NORMAN | RIGHT: BIRDIE REAL BIRD

Job_OppsJob Opportunities
The Executive Director of the Arts Guild is responsible for the general management and development of the Guild in a manner which achieves the organization's mission as determined by the Board of Directors.
 
The Elling House Arts & Humanities Center, a non-profit organization located in Virginia City, Montana, is seeking a well-rounded, experienced person for Executive Director. We are seeking a fun, outgoing, team-oriented individual with strong management experience and a professional mindset.

Seeking enthusiastic theater instructor who will work with students to teach the art of theater performance using voice, movement, characterization and improvisation in a variety of classes and performances.

Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre (Logan, Utah) is seeking applicants for a full-time Technical Director position. The Technical Director will oversee the technical needs (scenic, lighting, A/V, and props) of our growing summer festival currently consisting of 5-6 productions in 2 venues and as well as 4-5 concerts.

Meany Center for the Performing Arts has an outstanding opportunity for a Marketing Manager .This individual is responsible for assisting with the development, implementation and evaluation of programs designed to meet or exceed the Center's revenue, attendance and engagement goals.

The position of Fine & Performing Arts Coordinator is done for the purpose of overseeing the day to day operations of the Reynolds High School Fine & Performing Arts Center to include daily administrative support functions; overall production coordination for auditorium productions and art productions to include scheduling, organizing, and coordination of exhibits, and overseeing student workers; maintenance of equipment including ensuring safety requirements are met; and serving as a liaison to staff, parents, students, and outside community groups who use the facility.
Food_for_ThoughtFood for Thought
"With tension and fear dominating the nightly news, it's fair to assume that stress levels are high for a lot of people right now. New research suggests a simple way to lower them: Take a few minutes out of your day and make some art."

"A new installation encourages people of all ages to join together and dance...or at least flail."

"What makes a city a great place to live and visit are the shared spaces in between-the sidewalks, the plazas, the parks, the waterfront, says landscape architect James Corner, the lead designer of New York's High Line, a much-acclaimed park built on an obsolete elevated railroad spur that winds through portions of Manhattan below 34th Street."
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