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E-Opps
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This list includes a variety of opportunities for artists, arts administrators, arts educators, arts volunteers and others interested in the arts. Please note that this is not an arts events calendar. (CLICK HERE for a list of arts events calendars.)

E-Opps is updated on the first Tuesday of each month. We encourage submissions from artists and organizations throughout New Hampshire and beyond. Please send a brief description of your appropriate opportunity to shelly.angers@dcr.nh.gov by the 15th of the month prior to the opportunity’s deadline if you would like it considered for listing.

We also encourage you to post your opportunity on the Arts Council’s Facebook page, especially if you cannot meet the deadline for inclusion in E-Opps.

Inclusion in this listing does not imply endorsement by the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts.

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Auditions
Show, Venue and Location Notes Audition Date For more information
Several plays;
The Little Church Theatre;
Holderness, NH
See website for details June 6-7, 2015;
1 p.m.
http://www.littlechurchtheater.com/#!
Several shows;
Palace Professional Theatre for Children (PPT4C);
Manchester, NH
For ages 14 and up;
Dance call begins at 11, followed by singing callbacks - be prepared with 16 bars
June 7, 2015;
11 a.m.
Megan Quinn
meganquinn@palacetheatre.org
Charlotte's Web;
Leddy Center;
Epping, NH
Adult and children's roles June 13, 2015 - call ahead to book an audition time http://www.leddycenter.org/Auditions.html
679-2781
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof;
Milford Area Players;
Milford, NH
See website for audition details June 28 & 30, 2015;
7-10 p.m.
http://milfordareaplayers.weebly.com/

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Calls for Entries & Competitions
Name Genre/Medium Deadline For more information
not BIG(3) Contemporary art; cannot exceed 12 inches in any direction, including frame June 15, 2015 http://msreznygallery.jimdo.com/
9th Annual National & Regional Poetry Competition Poetry June 19, 2015 http://www.cultural-center.org/
PoetryCompetitionGuidelines2015.pdf
Institute on Disability 2016 Calendar 2D drawings, paintings June 26, 2015 http://www.iod.unh.edu/About/News/
15-05-06/Institute_on_Disability_Seeks_Artists
_for_2016_Calendar.aspx
May Sarton New Hampshire Book Prize Poetry collection June 30, 2015 http://www.bauhanpublishing.com/contest/
Show Your World 2D June 30, 2015 http://www.reartiste.com/
Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize Short fiction June 30, 2015 http://hungermtn.org/contests/
howard-frank-mosher-short-fiction-prize/
Healing with Art Exhibitable art for Norris Cotton Cancer Centers July 10, 2015 http://www.healingwithart.org/
2015 Juried Summer Exhibition Gallery-ready work July 11, 13 and 14, 2015 http://avagallery.org/wp-content/uploads/
2015/04/callforentriesavajuriedshow2015.pdf
Celebrating Flight 2D, 3D, digital media related to the theme of flight Submissions accepted August 3-8, 2015 Jessica Pappathan
jpappathan@nhahs.org
7th Annual It’s Pastel National Juried Exhibition Pastels September 5, 2015 http://pastelsocietynh.com/future-exhibitions/

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Grants, Funding & Awards
Name
Organization/s Deadline For more information
The Awesome Foundation
Boston chapter ongoing http://awesomefoundation.org/
Community Facility Grants
USDA / Vermont and New Hampshire ongoing http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/
HAD-CF_Grants.html
National Theater Project Presentation Travel Grant
New England Foundation for the Arts ongoing http://nefa.org/grants_programs/
grants/national_theater_project_
presenter_travel_grant
New England Presenter Travel Fund
New England Foundation for the Arts rolling; application due one calendar month or more prior to the departure date of the proposed trip http://nefa.org/grants_programs/grants/
new_england_presenter_travel_fund
2015 Summer Readers Grants Children's Literacy Foundation (CLiF) rolling until funds are depleted http://clifonline.org/literacy-programs/
summer-readers/
17 Categories of Fellowships Vermont Studio Center June 15, 2015 http://www.vermontstudiocenter.org/
fellowships
Champion Creatively Alive Children Grant
Crayola and the National Association of Elementary School Principals June 22, 2015 http://www.crayola.com/for-educators/
ccac-landing/grant-program.aspx
Common Heritage National Endowment for the Humanities June 25, 2015 http://www.neh.gov/grants/preservation/
common-heritage
Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund NH Charitable Foundation July 7, 2015 http://www.nhcf.org/page.aspx?pid=667
Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Grants NH State Council on the Arts July 10, 2015 http://www.nh.gov/nharts/grants/
artists/tradapprenticeships.htm
ArtWorks Grants National Endowment for the Arts July 23, 2015 http://arts.gov/grants-organizations/
art-works/grant-program-description
General Project Grants for Community Engagement NH State Council on the Arts July 31, 2015 http://www.nh.gov/nharts/grants/
projectgrantgen.htm
Community Grants Program: Project Grants and Operating Grants NH Charitable Foundation August 21, 2015 http://www.nhcf.org/page.aspx?pid=1197

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Jobs, Residencies, Internships & Volunteer Opportunities
Position
Organization / Location Deadline to apply For more information
Design Associate The Music Hall;
Portsmouth, NH
June 5, 2015 http://www.themusichall.org/
about_us/careers
Costumer Somersville Arts Council;
Somersville, MA
June 8, 2015 roccoberton.griffin@gmail.com
Visual Arts Associate NH State Council on the Arts;
Concord, NH
June 8, 2015

http://das.nh.gov/jobsearch/Employment.aspx

Assistant Director Aidron Duckworth Art Preservation Trust;
Meriden, NH
until filled Grace Harde
info@aidronduckworthartmuseum.org
Assistant Museum Manager
Castle in the Clouds;
Moultonborough, NH
until filled curator@castleintheclouds.org
A/V Assistant Technical Director
The Music Hall;
Portsmouth, NH
until filled http://www.themusichall.org/
about_us/careers
Chief Financial Officer
The Music Hall;
Portsmouth, NH
until filled http://www.themusichall.org/
about_us/careers
Choreographer for Teen Production of Legally Blonde
The Majestic Theatre;
Manchester, NH
until filled A. Robert Dionne, Artistic Director
rob@majestictheatre.net
Development Associate Symphony New Hampshire;
Nashua, NH
until filled Eric@SymphonyNH.org
Domain / Studio Specialist Beam Camp;
Strafford, NH
until filled http://www.beamcamp.com/
staff-application/
Executive Director

Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm;
Tamworth, NH

until filled http://www.remickmuseum.org/
Master Electrician; Scenic Intern The Peterborough Players;
Peterborough, NH
until filled http://peterboroughplayers.org/
Musical Director / Accompanist for Teen Production of Legally Blonde
The Majestic Theatre;
Manchester, NH
until filled A. Robert Dionne, Artistic Director
rob@majestictheatre.net
Operations Manager League of NH Craftsmen;
Concord, NH
until filled https://www.nhcrafts.org/
aboutus-employment-volunteer.php
State Crew
(summer position)
Marlboro Music;
Marlboro, VT
until filled https://www.marlboromusic.org/
contact/summer-jobs/
Summer positions Prescott Park Arts Festival;
Portsmouth, NH
until filled https://www.prescottpark.org/
employment
Summer Theatre Camp teachers The Winnipesaukee Playhouse;
Meredith, NH
until filled http://www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org/
employment.html
Technical Director
The Barnstormers Theatre;
Tamworth, NH
until filled office@barnstormerstheatre.org
603-323-8661
Directors Jean's Playhouse;
Lincoln, NH
ongoing Scott H. Severance, Producing Artistic Director
603-275-0605
sseverance@jeansplayhouse.com
"Creative Aging" Artist Roster
Lifetime Arts;
national program
ongoing http://www.lifetimearts.org/
cgi-bin/db-intro.pl

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Professional Development: Conferences, Webinars, Workshops, etc.
Name Focus Date For more information
NH Writers Project Critique Partner Match Matches writers seeking critique partners.

Suggested meeting schedule: 4 times in a 4-month period
ongoing http://nhwritersproject.org/content/
register-now-nhwps-critique-partner-match-autumn-2014
Creative Communities Exchange (CCX) 2015

CCX is a peer-to-peer exchange of the strategies used in successful creative economy initiatives around New England.

June 2-3, 2015 http://www.nefa.org/events/creative-communities-exchange

Copyrights & Lunch: Whys, Whens and Hows

Learn why, when and how to apply for a copyright, single work of art and a grouping of art, original artwork vs. commissioned work, using reference materials – when to obtain permission, safeguarding artwork copyright on the Internet and resources. June 9, 2015;
noon-2 p.m.
http://ww3sren.wildapricot.org/event-1926018
Stop Guessing on Facebook: Get the Results You Want & Write Next Month's Posts! Learn how to apply proven Facebook marketing strategies and techniques, build a fan base, and grow your business with a meaningful Facebook presence. June 12, 2015;
noon-2:00 p.m.
http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/
register/event?llr=v6lduwbab&oeidk
=a07eazf2fdedb5aca32
Guarding Against Fraud & Embezzlement Fraud, particularly embezzlement, is an increasing threat to nonprofit organizations that causes not only financial loss but also loss of public trust. Find out what you, as a CEO, CFO, board leader, legal counsel, or business manager, can do to a guard against such an incident at your organization. June 18, 2015;
9 a.m. - noon
http://nhnonprofits.org/panel/events/340
The Frost Place's Conference on Poetry and Teaching Emphasis is on the reading-conversation-writing-revision cycle. Aligns with the Common Core anchor standards for reading and writing. Graduate-level credits available through Plymouth State University. June 21-25, 2015 http://frostplace.org/cpt/
Strategies to Support a Diverse Workforce (webinar) This webinar will explore the topic of diversity at work, and will identify strategies that employers, human resource professionals and managers can use to support diversity in the workplace at all levels, not just by HR. June 24, 2015;
9-10 a.m.
http://www.nhnonprofits.org/
?q=view/events-other/1735
Teachers as Writers Workshop Reading and writing workshop that directly follows the Conference on Poetry and Teaching (see above listing). Led by renowned poet-teacher Baron Wormser, it gives teachers the opportunity to focus entirely on their own creative growth. June 25-26, 2015 http://frostplace.org/taw/
The Frost Place Poetry Seminar Daily presentation/discussion exploring aspects of craft and technique; an afternoon workshop of participants’ poems or individual meeting with faculty; and an evening reading, some by faculty poets and others featuring participants. August 2-8, 2015 http://frostplace.org/seminar-details/
Teacher Art Retreat The Teacher Art Retreat is a chance for you to get away and work within the arts. Each workshop is build for you to try new methods and reinvent previous skills, to meet new people and enrich friendships. This year’s workshops include mask making, storytelling, visual art as a means to express powerful words and book making.   August 10-12, 2015 http://theinspiredclassroom.com/
teacherartretreats/tar15/
New Hampshire Poetry Festival Readings, panels and workshops. September 19, 2015 http://poetrysocietyofnewhampshire.org/fest/
Conference for Community Arts Education Creating a more favorable environment through collaborations within and beyond the arts sector.

November 11-14, 2015

Conference:
http://nationalguild.org/Programs/Professional-Development-Conference-for-Community-/Conference-for-Community-Arts-Education.aspx

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Requests for Proposals
Project; Location Notes Deadline For more information
U.S. General Services Administration:
Art in Architecture Program Registry
Oversees the commissioning of artworks for new federal buildings nationwide ongoing http:www.gsa.gov/artinarchitecture
Murphy Road & Third Street Roundabout;
Bend, Oregon
Sculpture June 8, 2015 https://www.callforentry.org/
festivals_unique_info.php?ID=
2645&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes
Peace Corps Commemorative Work;
Washington, DC
Outdoor art that embodies the Peace Corps' mission June 12, 2015 https://peacecorpsdesign.net/
Vail Skatepark;
Vail, Colorado
Outdoor artwork that will remain aesthetically relevant to the community in future years. June 12, 2015 http://www.vailgov.com/Portals/0/
docs/Public%20Works/RFQ%20-%20Vail%20Skatepark.pdf
Greater Grand Crossing Branch Library;
Chicago, IL
Low-maintenance site-specific art June 14, 2015 http://www.cityofchicago.org/
city/en/depts/dca/provdrs/public_art_program/
svcs/grandcrossing.html?utm_source=
Greater+Grand+Crossing+Artist+Call+Apr.+2015
& utm_campaign=Chicago+Public+Art+-+Greater+Grand+Crossing+Artist+
Call&utm_medium=email
The University of Kearney Health Science Education / University of Nebraska Medical Center Building;
Kearney, NE
Interior hanging or suspended sculpture, with all 3D work considered June 20, 2015 http://www.artscouncil.nebraska.gov/
file_download/f21e37ff-474e-4391-916b-1b970dc16078
National World War One Memorial;
Washington, DC
Outdoor monument July 21, 2015 http://www.worldwar1centennial.org/
Walanae Police Station Replacement;
Honolulu, HI
Fresco, frieze, mosaic, mural, sculpture, or other wall-mounted work of art that is permanently installed; and must be of a durable material. August 7, 2015 http://www.honolulu.gov/moca/moca-news.html
Core Campus Project at Clemson University;
Clemson, SC
Interior / exterior art of residential / dining / retail space August 10, 2015 http://www.clemson.edu/
centers-institutes/cva/public-art/
documents/Core_Campus_RFQ.pdf

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Miscellaneous
Item Date Notes For more information
Governor's Arts Awards July 1, 2015 Recognize outstanding contributions made by individuals, organizations and communities to the cultural life of our state. http://www.nh.gov/nharts/
artsandartists/gaa/2015GAA/
nomination.html
"Art Educator of the Year," "Outstanding Service Inside of the Profession" and "Outstanding Service Outside of the Profession" Awards Applications due June 20, 2015 NH Art Educators' Association awards http://nhaea.org/programs/
arteducatoroftheyear.html

http://nhaea.org/images/
Call_for_Nominations_for_Outstanding
_Service_Award.pdf
16-week Rotating Art Exhibits ongoing Displayable art, including photography. http://newlondonhospital.org/art/
Artist Gallery at Barrington Public Library ongoing Seeking work by talented artists, for display behind our circulation desk Amy Inglis
director@barringtonlibrary.com
603-664-9715
Monthly Art display of work by local artists at the Dover Public Library ongoing Local artists in all mediums sought for monthly rotating display in the Reference Room / Art Gallery

Susan Dunker
s.dunker@dover.nh.gov
603-516-6050

Open Call for Submissions ongoing AVA Gallery and Art Center is accepting exhibition proposals from artists for individual artist exhibitions Margaret Jacobs
Exhibition Coordinator
margaret@avagallery.org
603-448-3117
Disaster Planning and Recovery for Cultural Organizations available online Includes links to web-based resources. http://www.nh.gov/nhculture/
disaster_planning.htm
Revised Regulations of the Americans with Disabilities Act available online From the National Endowment for the Arts' Office of Accessibility http://www.nea.gov/resources/accessibility/
pubs/NEA-TipSheet.pdf
Risk Assessment for Disaster Planning (webinar) available online Learn to perform risk assessment as part of a disaster plan. http://nedcc.org/about/
news.freewebinar.php

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