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NH Art News & Calendar Information

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

Death by Design;
Milford Area Players;
Milford, NH

Auditions will consist of readings from the script; Bring resume and a head shot. December 7 & 10, 2015;
7 p.m.
http://milfordareaplayers.weebly.com/
“A Wing and a Prayer” and "Nana’s Naughty Knickers" (two shows);
Majestic Theatre;
Manchester, NH
Reading from script; monologues helpful but not required December 8 & 10, 2015;
http://www.majestictheatre.net/

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Calls for Entries & Competitions
Name Genre/Medium Deadline For more information
All Things Tea Functional and sculptural items made to complement the enjoyment of tea. December 5, 2014 http://www.550arts.com/wp-content/
uploads/2012/10/All-Things-Tea.pdf
9th Semiannual Competition - Dave Bown Projects Visual art; must be 18 or older to enter December 6, 2014 http://davebownprojects.com/
Healing with Art 2D art for exhibit at Norris Cotton Cancer Centers December 8, 2014 http://www.healingwithart.org/
Ruth Stone Poetry Prize Poetry December 10, 2014 http://hungermtn.org/contests/
ruth-stone-poetry-prize/
Robert H. Winner Memorial Award Poetry by a poet over 40 who has published no more than one book. December 22, 2014 http://www.poetrysociety.org/
psa/awards/annual/
Scholastic Art Awards of New Hampshire Visual art

December 22, 2014

http://www.artandwriting.org/
Affiliate/NH001A
Treasured Places, Protected Spaces Art that portrays conservation lands of the Monadnock region. January 1, 2015 http://hsccnh.org/
treasured-places-protected-spaces/
Embracing Our Differences Visual art - selected work will be displayed as billboard-sized images. January 5, 2015 http://embracingourdifferences.org/
NinjaEssays Writing Contest 800-1000 word essay; specific topics listed on website January 15, 2015 http://www.ninjaessays.com/
blog/essay-writing-contest/
The National Writing Project in New Hampshire Drama, fiction, non-fiction, poetry January 16, 2015 http://www.artandwriting.org/
Affiliate/NH001W
Jackson Daughtry Literary Honor Fiction and creative non-fiction January 31, 2015 https://www.jdlh.org/
2015 NH High School Art Competition: "Celebrating Flight" 2D and 3D March 4-6, 2014 http://aviationmuseumofnh.org/
news/187-high-school-juried-art-show
Force of Nature: Exploring the Power of the Feminine All visual art media, open to all U.S. artists March 30, 2015 http://wcanh.org/index.php/
exhibitions/force-of-nature

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Grants, Funding & Awards
Name
Organization/s Deadline For more information
The Awesome Foundation
Boston chapter ongoing http://awesomefoundation.org/
Community Action Seed Grants
Do Something ongoing http://www.dosomething.org/
grants/seed-grants
Community Facility Grants
USDA / Vermont and New Hampshire ongoing http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/
HAD-CF_Grants.html
Creative Grants
deviantART ongoing http://fourteenthstar.deviantart.com/journal/
Announcing-the-deviantART-Creative-Grants-299475642
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
Thriving Cultures Program Grants
Surdna Foundation ongoing http://www.surdna.org/what-we-fund/
thriving-cultures/475.html
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
USArtists International
Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation December 5, 2014 http://midatlanticarts.org/funding/
pat_presentation/us_artists/index.html
Academic Program Grants
Terra Foundation December 15, 2014 http://www.terraamericanart.org/grants/
academic-program-grants/?utm_source=Terra+
Foundation+for+American+Art++e-subscriber&utm_campaign=8598bc0c8b-2015_
academic_awards_fellowships_eblast&utm_
medium=email&utm_term=0_38ab270201-8598bc0c8b-82276701
Commitment to Collection Preservation Award
Heritage Preservation December 15, 2014 http://www.heritagepreservation.org/
awards/aic.htm
Grants to programs affecting:
*Disadvantaged Children
*Disadvantaged Adults
Sundt Foundation December 15, 2014 http://www.sundt.com/community-industry/
sundt-foundation/
Our Town Grants
National Endowment for the Arts December 15, 2014 http://arts.gov/grants-organizations/
our-town/introduction
Promoting Cultural Literacy Through Music
American Music Abroad January 9, 2015 http://amvoices.org/ama/
Expeditions Tour Planning Grant
New England Foundation for the Arts February 18, 2015 http://nefa.org/grants_programs/
grants/expeditions_touring_grant
National Project Grants
(for professional nonprofit dance, jazz and theatre)
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation February 27, 2015 http://www.ddcf.org/Programs/Arts/
Initiatives--Strategies/National-Sector-Building/Fund-for-National-Projects/
New Jazz Works
Chamber Music America March 6, 2015 http://www.chamber-music.org/
programs/jazz/grants#l731
Classical Commissioning Program
Chamber Music America March 20, 2014 http://www.chamber-music.org/
programs/classical/grants#l408
Arthur Flagler Fultz Award
American Music Therapy Association May 8, 2015 http://www.musictherapy.org/
research/fultz/

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Jobs, Residencies, Internships & Volunteer Opportunities
Position
Organization / Location Deadline to apply For more information
Program Officer (part-time)
NH Humanities Council;
Concord, NH
December 5, 2014 http://nhhc.org/employment-opportunities.php
Program Officer
National Endowment for the Humanities;
Washington, DC
December 15, 2014 https://www.usajobs.gov/
GetJob/ViewDetails/386246500
.
Hair and Makeup Artist - La Cage Aux Folles
The Umbrella;
Concord, MA
December 31, 2014 https://www.hireculture.org/
jobdetails.aspx?job_id=21170
Director, Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery
Keene State College;
Keene, NH
January 5, 2015 https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/
jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp
Producing Artistic Director
Andy's Summer Playhouse;
Wilton, NH
January 15, 2015 http://www.andyssummerplayhouse.org/
info@andyssummerplayhouse.org
Communications Specialist
ArtPlace America;
Brooklyn, NY
until filled http://www.artplaceamerica.org/jobs/
Coordinator
Pro Portsmouth;
Portsmouth, NH
until filled http://www.nhnonprofits.org/?q=view/
job-listing/66295
Development Director
Prescott Park Arts Festival;
Portsmouth, NH
until filled https://www.prescottpark.org/
sites/default/files/
Development%20Director%202014_0.pdf
Executive Director
New England Foundation for the Arts;
Boston, MA
until filled http://www.nefa.org/about_us/employment
Finance / Office Manager
Opera North;
Lebanon, NH
until filled marketing@operanorth.org
General Director
Opera North;
Lebanon, NH
until filled OperaNorth@ArtsConsulting.com
Managing Director
The Little Church Theater;
Holderness, NH
until filled info@thelittlechurchtheater.com
Marketing Studio Assistant Manager
Dartmouth College;
Hanover, NH
until filled https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/
postings/27345
Performing Arts Media Assistant (part-time)
The Institute of Contemporary Art;
Boston, MA
until filled http://www.icaboston.org/about/
working-at-the-ica/employment/
performing-and-media-arts-asst/
Senior Project Manager - Arts District
Dartmouth College;
Hanover, NH
until filled https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/
postings/28098
"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
Social Media: How to be Everywhere, All the Time (webinar) Covers using social media to communicate about your work and ideas; expand your audience, peer and professional network; and create a deeper connection with the general. With Eve Mosher. December 8, 2014;
7-8:30 p.m.
http://creative-capital.org/events/view/2367
Coffee with CONFR: End of Year Clean-up Bag lunch discussion. CONFR (the Council on Fundraising) provides professional fundraising training in New Hampshire. December 9, 2014;
noon-1p.m.
http://ww3sren.wildapricot.org/event-1739799
Commissioner's Roundtable on Cultural & Heritage Tourism Discussion and networking. TOPIC:
A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats:
How Partnerships and Collaboration Can Bring More Visitors to Our Doors
December 10, 2014;
10-noon
http://www.nh.gov/nhculture/mediaroom/2014/
dec10_roundtable.htm
Creative Communities Exchange (CCX) 2015

Currently seeking workshop proposals.

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

December 19, 2014 (deadline to apply to lead a workshop)

June 2-3, 2014 (event)
http://www.nefa.org/events/creative-communities-exchange
NH Grants Institute 3-day seminar. Covers grant writing from research to writing to stewarding funder relationships. January 12-14, 2015 http://nhnonprofits.org/panel/events/289
Chamber Music America's National Conference Panels, workshops, performances, exhibits, networking January 15-18, 2015 http://www.chamber-music.org/
programs/conference
Public Arts Grant Workshop Learn about various public art funding opportunities and get tips from experts. January 21, 2015;
1-3 p.m.
http://www.nefa.org/events/
public-art-grants-workshop
Training Institute for Artists and Administrators in Creative Aging Week-long training focuses on the role of the arts in creative aging.

March 10-15, 2015

APPLY BY:
December 15, 2014

www.thecreativecenter.org/tcc/
training_institute/creative_aging_/

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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

Bill Graham Civic Auditorium;
San Francisco, CA

permanent artwork for the western facing façades. December 8, 2014 http://www.sfartscommission.org/
pubartcollection/about-pubart/
opportunities/2014/10/02/8637/
Bethel Youth Facility;
Bethel, AK
Internal art appealing to youth December 19, 2014 https://www.callforentry.org/
festivals_unique_info.php?ID=
2264&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes
Public Space Planning and Design;
Syracuse, NY
To encompass urban and landscape design and context sensitive public art December 22, 2014 http://www.syrgov.net/SURA.aspx
Canoe Imagine Art;
Ann Arbor, MI
Art created using provided canoes December 30, 2014 http://canoeimagineart.org/
information-for-artists/
Pipeline;
Medfield, MA
Seeks ideas to re-use massive cast iron water pump components for functional items like seating or bike racks, way-finding and signage, or sculpture - at abandoned state mental hospital campus. December 31, 2014 http://medfieldculture.org/
2014/06/06/call-for-ideas-pipeline/

New Albany Public Art Project: Today & Tomorrow Series;
New Albany, IN

Temporary, community-specific public art. Theme: Sustainability. January 5, 2015 http://www.napublicart.org/forartists.php
All Seasons of Oro Valley;
Oro Valley, AZ
Sculpture located on a senior citizen multi-family site. January 6, 2015 http://www.saaca.org/uploads/
Call_to_Artist_-_Oro_Valley.pdf
Mission Hills / Hillcrest Branch Library;
San Diego, CA
Permanent artwork January 6, 2015 http://www.sandiego.gov/
arts-culture/publicart/artistopps.shtml

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Miscellaneous
Item Date Notes For more information
Artist Gallery at Barrington Public Library ongoing Seeking work by talented artists, for display behind our circulation desk Amy Inglis
director@barringtonlibrary.com
603-644-9715
Exhibit Opportunity at East Colony Fine Art ongoing Seeking 2D artists in any medium to exhibit for one month Dee Lessard, Gallery Director
director@eastcolony.com
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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