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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

A Christmas Carol;
The Palace Theatre;
Manchester, NH

Bring headshot and resume. You will learn a dance combination and then sing a Christmas song of your choosing. November 8, 2014

Call in advance to reserve a time slot.
603-668-5588

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Calls for Entries & Competitions
Name Genre/Medium Deadline For more information
Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century 2D November 7, 2014 http://www.aunaturelart.com/
National Contest from the Poetry Society of New Hampshire Poetry, 40 lines or fewer November 15, 2014 http://poetrysocietyofnewhampshire.org/
contest.html
Drawing Discourse Traditional or experimental drawing media November 16, 2014

https://art.unca.edu/sites/default/files/
Prospectus%202014-2015.pdf

Black and White Photography November 23, 2014 http://www.nyc4pa.com/
#!black-and-white-2014
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/
Scholastic Art Awards of New Hampshire Visual art

December 22, 2014

http://www.artandwriting.org/
Affiliate/NH001A
Embracing Our Differences Visual art - selected work will be displayed as billboard-sized images. January 5, 2015 http://embracingourdifferences.org/
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/
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
College Scholarship Program
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation November 4, 2014 http://www.jkcf.org/
Quick Grants
NH Humanities Council November 12, 2014 http://nhhc.org/apply-for-a-grant.php
2015 National Artist Teacher Fellowship
The Center for Arts in Education November 19, 2014 http://natf-arts.org/

Museums for America Grants

Three categories:
*Learning Experiences
*Community Anchors
*Collections Stewardship

Institute for Library and Museum Services December 1, 2014 http://www.imls.gov/applicants/
detail.aspx?GrantId=11
New England States Touring (NEST) Grants
New England Foundation for the Arts December 1, 2014 http://nefa.org/grants_programs/
programs/nest_new_england_states_touring
Sparks! Ignition Grants for Museums
Institute for Library and Museum Services December 1, 2014 http://www.imls.gov/applicants/
detail.aspx?GrantId=23
Academic Program Grants
Terra Foundation December 15, 2013 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
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/
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/

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Jobs, Residencies, Internships & Volunteer Opportunities
Position
Organization / Location Deadline to apply For more information
Arts-in-Ed Artists' Book Residency
AVA Gallery;
Lebanon, NH
November 15, 2014 http://www.wsworkshop.org/program/
artist-residencies/art-in-ed-book-arts/
Producing Artistic Director
Andy's Summer Playhouse;
Wilton, NH
January 15, 2014 http://www.andyssummerplayhouse.org/
info@andyssummerplayhouse.org
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/
"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
5 Methods Smart Nonprofits Use to Reduce HR Costs (webinar) Learn how to utilize 501(c)(3) status to reduce human resource and unemployment claim overhead costs. November 6, 2014;
2-2:30 p.m.
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/497408881
Protecting Your Collection Against Pests (webinar) Best practices for protecting against pest infestation and what to do if a problem with pests is identified. November 7, 2014;
2 - 4 p.m.
https://www.nedcc.org/preservation-training/training-currentlist
13th Annual Idea Swap Network and share ideas that may qualify for funding from NEFA's Expeditions grant program November 13, 2014 http://www.nefa.org/events/idea_swap_2
The Digital Democratization of Film Free-form conversation. Part of the monthly NH Film & Television Office Discussion Series. November 17, 2014;
6 p.m.
http://nhfilmoffice.blogspot.com/2014/10/new-hampshire-film-television-office_28.html
Nonprofit Policy Caucus:
Making Sense of Why the Nonprofit Sector is Under Siege
Keynote Tim Delaney, President & CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits will share what he is seeing on the national front - from potential threats to charitable tax deduction, to the America Gives More Act to progress on state contracting issues. December 2, 2014;
8:30-11:30 a.m.
http://nhnonprofits.org/page/
events?q=panel/events/308
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
Chamber Music America's National Conference Panels, workshops, performances, exhibits, networking January 15-18, 2015 http://www.chamber-music.org/
programs/conference
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
New Police Department Headquarters Plaza;
Oklahoma City, OK
Exterior landscape art. November 4, 2014 http://okc.gov/arts/Police%20HQ
%20Exterior%20Public%20Art.pdf
Coral Springs Art Walk;
Coral Springs, FL
Sculpture for the entry way into the newly created NW 31st Court ArtWalk. November 7, 2014 http://www.coralsprings.org/
PublicArt/CallToArtists2015.pdf
Selvester's and Physical Sciences Campus Bridges at Cal State University;
Chico, CA
Integrated public art work for two bridges linking the north and south sides of the Chico State campus. November 7, 2014 http://www.csuchico.edu/purc/
vendor/RFQ2014-03SR.shtml
Purple Line Light Rail Project;
Montgomery and Prince George's Counties, MD
Approximately 21 locations along new light rail transit line. November 14, 2014 http://www.purplelinemd.com/en/
art-in-transit
Utah State University Eastern Central Instruction Building;
Price, UT
Site-specific art. November 14, 2014 http://heritage.utah.gov/
wp-content/uploads/USU-Eastern-Central-Instruction-Building.pdf
Countryside Library;
Clearwater, FL
Public art flooring for the entryway November 21, 2014 http://myclearwater.com/gov/depts/parksrec/
arts_culture/pdf/CAFE_Countryside_Library_
Call_to_Artists.pdf
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. November 21, 2014 http://medfieldculture.org/
2014/06/06/call-for-ideas-pipeline/

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/

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

Temporary, community-specific public art. Theme: Sustainability. January 5, 2014 http://www.napublicart.org/forartists.php

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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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