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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
Sweeney Todd;
Community Players of Concord, NH;
Concord, NH
Auditions will be held for nine principle roles (see audition notice) plus 12-person ensemble August 10-11, 2015;
6-9 p.m.
http://communityplayersofconcord.org/

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Calls for Entries & Competitions
Name Genre/Medium Deadline For more information
Celebrating Flight 2D, 3D, digital media related to the theme of flight Submissions accepted August 3-8, 2015 Jessica Pappathan
jpappathan@nhahs.org
1/2K Prize Flash fiction or non-fiction (500 words or fewer) August 15, 2015 http://indianareview.org/
Members Contest - Poetry Society of New Hampshire Poetry - fewer than 40 lines August 15, 2015 http://poetrysocietyofnewhampshire.org/
contest.html
Gartel Art Car New Hampshire 2D art to be incorporated into the final art car design August 20, 2015 gartel@comcast.net
2015 Center for the Arts Regional Juried Arts Show 2D September 1, 2015 http://www.centerfortheartsnh.org/
7th Annual It’s Pastel National Juried Exhibition Pastels September 5, 2015 http://pastelsocietynh.com/future-exhibitions/
Photography Competition 2015 Photography September 5, 2015 http://davebownprojects.com/
submissions_photo_2015.html
Defined! All themes and media are eligible, including textiles and hanging sculpture September 8, 2015 http://wildsalamander.com/
Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize Creative nonfiction September 10, 2015 http://hungermtn.org/contests/
creative-nonfiction-prize/
Smithsonian Craft Show Contemporary American crafts and design September 20, 2015 http://smithsoniancraftshow.org/
3rd Annual Cup Show & Sale Ceramic drinking vessels September 28, 2015 http://www.550arts.com/wp-content/
uploads/2012/10/3rd-Cup-Show.pdf

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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/
Jazz Touring Network Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation August 15, 2015 http://midatlanticarts.org/funding/
pat_presentation/jazz_tours/index.html
Community Grants Program: Project Grants and Operating Grants NH Charitable Foundation August 21, 2015 http://www.nhcf.org/page.aspx?pid=1197
National Conservation Assessment Program Institute of Museum and Library Sciences September 1, 2015 http://www.imls.gov/applicants/
detail.aspx?GrantId=6
NEST (New England States Touring) Grants New England Foundation for the Arts September 1, 2015 http://nefa.org/grants_programs/grants/
nest_new_england_states_touring_grant
Our Town Grants National Endowment for the Arts September 21, 2015 http://arts.gov/grants-organizations/
our-town/introduction
Organizational Grants Rock On Foundation September 30, 2015 http://rockonfoundation.org/grants/
National Medal for Museum and Library Service Institute of Museum and Library Service October 1, 2015 http://www.imls.gov/applicants/
detail.aspx?GrantId=13
2016 Levitt AMP [Your City] Awards Levitt Pavilions October 15, 2015 http://grant.levittamp.org/submit-a-registration/
Learning and Leadership Grants National Education Association Foundation October 15, 2015 http://www.neafoundation.org/
pages/learning-leadership-grants/

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Jobs, Residencies, Internships & Volunteer Opportunities
Position
Organization / Location Deadline to apply For more information
Lamont Gallery Collections Manager

Phillips Exeter Academy;
Exeter, NH

August 15, 2015 http://www.exeter.edu/about_us/
171_17720.aspx
Residencies for Artists working with paint Sam and Adele Golden Foundation;
New Berlin, NY
September 28, 2015 http://goldenfoundation.org/
Administrative Assistant (part-time) New Hampshire Dance Institute;
Keene, NH
until filled Michael Blair, president
michael@nhdi.org
Artistic Director Revels North;
Hanover, NH
until filled http://revelsnorth.org/
about-revels-north/employment/
Executive Director Chandler Center for the Arts;
Randolph, VT
until filled http://chandler-arts.org/files/File/
Executive%20Director%20Search%
202015%281%29.pdf
Executive Director: Commission on the Arts and Humanities Mayor's Office of Talent and Appointments;
Washington, DC
until filled http://mota.theresumator.com/
apply/fL3vuW/Executive-Director
-Commission-On-The-Arts-And-Humanities
Graphic Design & Social Media Specialist Currier Museum of Art;
Manchester, NH
until filled http://www.currier.org/
Museum Educator & Lead Interpreter Currier Museum of Art;
Manchester, NH
until filled http://www.currier.org/
Development Manager New England Foundation for the Arts;
Boston, MA
until filled http://www.nefa.org/about_us/employment
Senior Accountant New England Foundation for the Arts;
Boston, MA
until filled http://www.nefa.org/about_us/employment
Program Coordinator;
National Dance Project
New England Foundation for the Arts;
Boston, MA
until filled http://www.nefa.org/about_us/employment
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
Arts Basics – Creative Economy (what’s the big idea)
(webinar)
Local arts agencies are being asked more and more about the creative economy in their community. This webinar will focus on what is the creative economy and is there a difference between economic development and the creative economy. August 5, 2015;
3-4 p.m.
http://eo2.commpartners.com/
users/afta/session.php?id=15563
Teacher Art Retreat Lead a 2 1/2 hour workshop for teachers focusing in arts skills and applications for the classroom. August 10-12, 2015 http://theinspiredclassroom.com/
teacherartretreats/tar15/
Make Me More Productive:
One-On-One Consulting Session 
Sign up for 30-minute session.
* Understand clearly what productivity means to you
* Uncover the #1 thing that’s keeping you from feeling productive
* Explore new perspectives to reframe your roadblocks to productivity
* Determine the next steps to achieve the results you truly want
August 13, 2015;
9 a.m.-noon
http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/
register/event?llr=v6lduwbab&oeidk=
a07eb4x5jc93ea43844
A Photographer's Guide to Pricing Your Work For photographers. Covers copyright protection, the relationship between advertising agencies and photographers, methods of pricing and justifying your pricing process. August 13, 2015;
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Mark Bogacz
mark@bogacz.com
Get Grants - How To Create A Project & Proposal that Gets-To-Yes (webinar) Learn the key mindsets & strategies — from a grant reviewer’s point of view — that you can use to position yourself as the best candidate for the grant.

September 10, 2015;
7-8:30 p.m.

http://creative-capital.org/events/view/2660
Creative Aging Teaching Artists Workshops Introduces teaching artists to the field of creative aging. With Maura O'Malley, CEO and co-founder of Lifetime Arts, and Annie Montgomery, master teaching artist at Lifetime Arts.

September 16, 2015 (Lebanon, NH)

September 17, 2015 (Concord, NH)

http://www.nh.gov/nharts/programservices/
artsinhealthcareinitiatives/
creativeagingworkshops.html
Why Development Committees Often Derail Fundraising Results (webinar) Explore key elements that factor into successful development committees, identify organizations that are likely to struggle with this type of arrangement, and alternative options for boards to consider to enhance revenue potential. September 17, 2015;
2-3 p.m.
https://www.boardsource.org/eWeb/
DynamicPage.aspx?Site=bds2012&WebKey=
ba5f4de8-e884-45d5-8f04-e7c0e0de31f0&RegPath=
EventRegFees&REg_evt_key=
7209c02a-467b-4450-a7fb-da7cec1cd49f
New Hampshire Poetry Festival Readings, panels and workshops. September 19, 2015 http://poetrysocietyofnewhampshire.org/fest/
Alliance of Artist Communities: 2015 Conference Explore ways to advance artists and their roles in developing healthy, vibrant, engaged communities. For arts leaders, funders, policy-makers, board members, educators, and artists. October 13-16, 2015 http://www.artistcommunities.org/conference
A Business Workshop for Artists Topics include:
Wholesale 101, Pricing for Profit, Creative Marketing, Making Work That Sells, Artists & Money - Making it Work and more
October 24-25, 2015 http://mainecrafts.org/opportunities/
upcoming-october-business-workshop/
Fall 2015 Arts Education Partnership Conference Annual arts education conference from the NH State Council on the Arts and the Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire. Theme: "The Art & Spirit of Leadership." November 6-8, 2015 http://www.nh.gov/nharts/programservices/
aieconferences/index.htm
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
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
Blue Hill Avenue MBTA station;
Mattapan, MA
12 - 4’x 4’ porcelain enamel panels August 14, 2015 https://mbta-art.submittable.com/
submit/43106
Fire Station #4;
Roswell, GA
Original outdoor art. August 19, 2015 http://www.roswellgov.com/
bids.aspx?bidID=258
Downtown Chelsea Bus Rapid Transit MBTA station;
Chelsea, MA
22 color designs for enamel panels August 21, 2015 https://mbta-art.submittable.com/
submit/44831
Main entrance of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center;
Abilene, TX
Exterior sculpture August 26, 2015 http://esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/
bid_show.cfm?bidid=118814
Waypoint Art Project;
Bainbridge Island, WA
Exterior 2D or 3D art. August 28, 2015 https://www.callforentry.org/
festivals_unique_info.php?ID=
2656&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes
Maddox Engineering Research Center at Texas Tech University;
Lubbock, TX
Outdoor sculpture September 3, 2015 http://esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/
bid_show.cfm?bidid=119070

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Miscellaneous
Item Date Notes For more information
ArtWalk Nashua 2015 Deadline to register: August 21, 2015 Registration is now open for exhibitors.

Event is September 12-13, 2015.
http://www.cityartsnashua.org/
artwalk-2015-registration
GHAA Art Festival September 12, 2015 Registration is now open for exhibitors. Spaces will be assigned on a “first come first served” basis. http://www.haverhillartassociation.org/
sites/g/files/g1112646/f/forms/GHAA%
20Art%20Festival%202015.pdf
Survey: NH traditional arts lessons in the K-12 classroom open until September 30, 2015 The Heritage & Traditional Arts Program of the NH State Council on the Arts is developing curriculum guides and lesson plans to help educators learn about NH’s traditional arts and culture, and bring that knowledge into the classroom. Seeking responses from educators in visual arts, music, theatre, PE, social studies, history, science, and classroom teachers

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2MGQCXH

Call for Interest: Saint-Gaudens' Blow-Me-Down Farm open through November 30, 2015 Proposals should adhere to the park's vision for Blow-Me-Down Farm to serve as a "National Park for the Arts," providing space for art creation, arts education, arts performance and historic preservation http://www.nps.gov/saga/learn/management/
upload/BMDF-Call-for-Interest-Print-Version.pdf
Art Connects NH ongoing 2D art donated by artists are given to NH social service agencies and create permanent exhibitions for underserved clients who normally would not have access to art http://artconnectsnh.org/
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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