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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 [email protected] 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

MIT Gilbert & Sullivan Players production of '1776',
MIT, Boston, MA

Seeking: Producer, Stage Director, Vocal Director, and Orchestra Director To be filled As Soon As Possible (ASAP) http://gsp.mit.edu/
Actors and Tech Crew 2016 Christmas Carol National Tour,
PerSeverance Productions, L.L.C.
To be filled As Soon As Possible (ASAP) Producing Director, Scott H Severance, [email protected]
Calendar Girls;
Concord Community Players, Concord, NH
The cast of Calendar Girls is nearly complete.  However, the roles of Lawrence and Liam, two 20-something males, remain available.   To be filled As Soon As Possible (ASAP) If you are interested in these roles, please contact director Steve Lajoie (603) 731-3216 cell [email protected]
The Shining Princess of the Slender Bamboo For actors ages 8 – 17 (or in Grades 3 – 12). Please prepare a short (1-minute) memorized monologue. You will also read scenes from the script. Note: Rehearsals begin at the end of August (Sundays, Mondays, & Wednesdays); performances  October 14  & 15.

Sunday  June 12th  9:00 – 5:00  by appointment, and
Monday  June 13th  4:00 – 8:00  by appointment
WHERE: The Players’ Studio on Josiah Bartlett Road in Concord, NH

http://communityplayersof
concord.org/auditions/

Contact Director Karen Braz at [email protected] for an audition appointment.
Beauty and the Beast,
Manchester Community Theatre Players,
Manchester, NH
Open to ages 7 - 100. Please prepare 16 bars of an up-tempo song and be prepared to learn a short dance number from the show. Piano accompanist will be provided, so please bring sheet music. For dance please wear appropriate loose clothing and bring dance shoes.
Show dates: October 14, 15, 16 (matinee), 21, 22, 23 (matinee)
Sunday July 17, 2016 from 1-4 pm,
and
Monday July 18, 2016 from 6-8 pm,
Call Backs as needed Tuesday July 19, 2016
http://www.manchester
communitytheatre.com/
Summer Youth Theatre Intensive,
held at the Derry Opera House
The two-week program is open to any student age 8 to 19. The program consists of classes held Monday through Friday from 9 am to 3 pm, with aftercare available until 5:30 pm. Classes will be taught by a mixture of both local and industry professionals from NYC. Intensive dates: August 1 - 12, 2016, apply/register today http://www.nhtheatrefactory.
org/summer.html
Tuckermans at 9; Based in the NH Seacoast area
Semi-pro contemporary a cappella group, looking for a first tenor. Year round performances, 8-12 per year, and weekly rehearsals.  Until filled Demo video at tuckermansat9.com, then email [email protected]
A Goodlie Companye: Central Massachusetts based This madrigal group is one bass short of a home run. The mostly a cappella chorus, sings year-round, and performs medieval and renaissance music in period garb. Until filled www.goodlie.org
Harvard Law School - Role-Play Work The job pays $150 and no audition is required. You must be a U.S. Citizen and over the age of 18. ongoing Please send an email to [email protected]

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Calls for Entries & Competitions
Name Genre/Medium Deadline For more information
CASA of New Hampshire seeking submission of 2D artwork 2D artwork from artist of any age. CASA is a state-wide non-profit that trains advocates for abused and abused and neglected children. To raise funds CASA sells greeting cards featuring NH artists. June 10, 2016 http://www.casanh.org/submit-artwork
Art Comes Alive Annual Competition and Exhibition Artist may enter up to four entries to be juried. Entry fee. June 12, 2016 http://adcfineart.com/selling-artists-works/
513-723-1222,
[email protected]
Black and White “Black and White” Sometimes a monochrome pallet can say more than a full spectrum of color and create a striking contrast. PAY IT FORWARD- We will be donating 10% of all entry fees from this show to Heart to Heart International. AWARDS- Cash prizes will be given. SALES- All sales are conducted solely between the artist and the buyer. Entry fee. June 15, 2016 http://www.colorsofhumanityartgallery.com/
Black-White-2016/Black-and-White-2016-
Entry-and/n-Nnnf4C
Healing with Art (sponsored by the Friends of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center) This juried exhibition of work by area artists be displayed in our Nashua, Lebanon and Manchester locations. The exhibition is based on the belief that art contributes to the healing process, both physical and emotional for patients. June 16, 2016 http://www.healingwithart.org/
Patterns All art mediums considered for submission such as photography, sculpture, fabric, mixed media, all painting and drawings including oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc.) June 20, 2016 http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/patterns/
The Piscataqua Press 2016 Novel Contest

We will be awarding between one and three full publishing packages, based on the quality of the submissions. The package includes design, production, and distribution of a printed paperback book and also an ebook. This year's contest DOES have an entrance fee of $50. We loved doing it for free in 2014, but it almost killed us, as we had well over 100 entries.

June 30, 2016 https://piscataquapress.com/2016novel/
Call for Workshop Presenters at the 2016 NH Art Educators' Assoc. (NHAEA) State Conference The State Conference will be held on Saturday October 15, 2016 at the NH Institute of Art in Manchester, NH. The conference is seeking art educators and teaching artist to submit workshop proposals. June 30, 2016 http://nhaea.org/images/2016
_A_Call_for_Presenters-1.pdf
Strange Figurations This thematic exhibition is focused primarily on Surreal, Visionary, Outsider and generally Extraordinary art forms. Open to all media, techniques and styles. 72" maximum dimension. June 30, 2016 http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/
strange.htm?referer=
artdeadlineslist.com
stARTup Art Fair Chicago stARTup Art Fair Chicago is a contemporary art fair for independent artists. The fair runs Sept 23-25 at the MileNorth Hotel in Chicago at the same time as the nearby Expo Chicago gallery fair. National and international submissions in all visual art media are accepted. June 30, 2016 http://chi.startupartfair.com/artists
Movement All art mediums considered for submission such as photography, sculpture, fabric, mixed media, all painting and drawings including oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc.) July 5, 2016 http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/call-for-artists-movement-deadline-july-5-2016/
Royal Nonesuch Humor Writing Contest Submit 7,000 words (or fewer) of any original work of humor writing. Submissions are not required to be in the style of Mark Twain or about Mark Twain. We want to hear your voice. And we want you to make us laugh! Winners will retain ownership of their work. The Mark Twain House & Museum reserves the right to publish winning pieces in a public forum with credit to the author. Entry fee. July 10, 2016 https://twainhouse.submittable.com/
submit?referer=artdeadlineslist.com
Riverstone Public Art The city of Coeur d'Alene Arts Commission invites artists/artist teams to submit qualifications for public art in Rivertone, a 160-acre pond and fountain, children's playground, restaurants, shopping, and cinema complex located in Coeur d'Alene, a world-class resort city. July 10, 2016 http://www.cdaid.org/194/committees/arts-commission/call-to-artists
Reflections All art mediums considered for submission such as photography, sculpture, fabric, mixed media, all painting and drawings including oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc.) July 20, 2016 http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/reflections-deadline-call-for-entries/
2017 Institute on Disability (IOD) Calendar submissions
Theme: "Community"
Artists can submit (maximum of three pieces each) both as individuals and collaborations. Two-dimentional artwork including original photographs will be accepted. July 24, 2016 Artwork submission form: http://iod.unh.edu/
ArtworkSubmissionForm_2017.pdf
,
Artwork release form:http://iod.unh.edu/
ArtworkReleaseForm_2017.pdf
,
Questions and further information: [email protected]
Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition $850 in cash prizes. 4th Annual National Juried Ceramic Sculpture Exhibit. Forget the pedestal! Let’s put our clay on the map, on the vertical axis, just perfect where horizontal space is at such a premium. Big or small, fat or flat, however it’s hanging. Confrontational clay at it’s most insistent. Juried by Matt Nolen, Adjunct Professor of Art at New York University & Pratt Institute. Entry fee. July 22, 2016 http://bwac.org/2016/03/art-in-clay-iv-up-against-the-wall/
AROHO (A Room of Her Own Foundation) Wave: A Confluence of Women's Voices (Anthology) Seeking women writers/artists to submit creative works. They are looking for new and established voices, published and unpublished works. Poems of up to 36 lines, and all other genres with a 500 word maximum. August 1, 2016 Find all the details at www.aroho.org
"Born to Fly" - 2nd Annual Juried Art Exhibit of The Aviation Museum of NH Paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, mixed media, photography, and digital media August 1 - August 7, 2016 http://www.aviationmuseum
ofnh.org/news/227-call-for-
entries-2nd-annual-juried-art-exhibit
Inspired by Place: Poetry and Printmaking and the White Mountains Today This exhibit will display poems alongside prints to explore and respond to the White Mountains as a place. Plymouth University's Museum of the White Mountains is seeking poems by writers from (or connected to) New Hampshire and the New England region, for whom the White Mountains have played a role or been a source in their work. Previously published poems are welcome if the author retains copyright. Interested poets should submit 1-3 poems, a brief biographical statement and contact information via one document (.doc, .docx, or .pdf). August 15, 2016

For more information or submission of poetry contact: Liz Ahl, [email protected]

To learn more about the museum visit: https://www.plymouth.edu/
museum-of-the-white-mountains/

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Grants, Funding & Awards
Name
Organization/s Deadline For more information
Singing for Change Singing for Change
(created by Jimmy Buffett in 1995)
ongoing http://www.singingforchange.org/
guidelines.html
Google Grants Google ongoing http://www.google.com/grants/
SEED Evaluator 4.0 Design Corps and the Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) Network ongoing http://seednetwork.org/seed-evaluator-4-0/
NTP: Presentation Grant National Theater Project - NEFA rolling deadlines http://www.nefa.org/grants_programs/
grants/national_theater_project_
presentation_grant
NTP: Presenter Travel Grant National Theater Project - NEFA rolling deadlines http://www.nefa.org/grants_programs/
grants/national_theater_project_
presenter_travel_grant
National Dance Program (NDP) French-US Exchange in Dance (FUSED) New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA)
FUSED aims to foster dialogue, strengthen professional relationships, and spark creative artistry through meaningful exchanges in the partner countries.
June 13, 2016 http://www.nefa.org/grants_programs/
grants/national_dance_project_french
_us_exchange_dance
Fuller Foundation Grant Fuller Foundation June 15, 2016 http://fullerfoundation.org/apply/
Champion Creatively Alive Children grant opportunity - Creative Leadership Grant 2016 Crayola in collaboration with the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) June 20, 2016 http://www.crayola.com/for-educators/ccac-
landing/grant-program.aspx?utm_source=
newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_
content=Learn%20more%20about%20the%
20Crayola%20grant%20program%20here&
utm_campaign=Newsletter%20%28April%
202016%29
Community Project Quarterly Grant New Hampshire Humanities July 1, 2016 http://www.nhhumanities.org/community-project-grants
Community Project Quick Grant New Hampshire Humanities July 1, 2016 http://www.nhhumanities.org/community-project-grants
ArtWorks Arts Education (second deadline) National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) July 14, 2016 https://www.arts.gov/grants-organizations/
art-works/grant-program-description
Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund: Local Grants Program NH Charitable Foundation July 15, 2016 https://www.nhcf.org/how-can-we-help-you/apply-for-a-grant/
Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund: Large Grants Programs NH Charitable Foundation July 15, 2016 https://www.nhcf.org/how-can-we-help-you/apply-for-a-grant/
New England State Touring (NEST) Grant New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) September 1, 2016 http://www.nefa.org/grants_programs/
programs/nest-new-england-states-touring
Creative City Grant New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) September 12, 2016 http://www.nefa.org/creative-city-grant

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Jobs, Residencies, Internships & Volunteer Opportunities
Position
Organization / Location Deadline to apply For more information
Bookkeeper/Office Administrator (full-time: 37.5hrs/week) League of NH Craftsmen,
Concord, NH
ASAP, until filled https://www.nhcrafts.org/aboutus-employment-volunteer.php
Gallery Assistant (part-time, temporary) League of NH Craftsmen,
Concord, NH location
ASAP, until filled https://www.nhcrafts.org/aboutus-employment-volunteer.php
Admissions Staff and Parking Lot Attendants Strawbery Banke Museum,
Portsmouth, NH
ASAP, until filled http://www.strawberybanke.org/
people/employment.cfm
Properties Assistant Strawbery Banke Museum,
Portsmouth, NH
ASAP, until filled http://www.strawberybanke.org/
people/employment.cfm
CreativeGround Website Administrator New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA);
Boston, MA
ASAP, until filled http://www.nefa.org/about_us/employment
Finance and Information Services Associate New Hampshire Charitable Foundation ASAP, until filled https://www.nhcf.org/about-us/careers/
Senior Gift Planning Advisor New Hampshire Charitable Foundation ASAP, until filled https://www.nhcf.org/about-us/careers/
Senior Program Officer, Early Childhood and Family Initiatives New Hampshire Charitable Foundation ASAP, until filled https://www.nhcf.org/about-us/careers/
Sales and Marketing Director Americans for the Arts;
Washington D.C.
ASAP, until filled http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/
careers/requisition.jsp?org=AFTA&
cws=1&rid=343
Design Associate (Full-time) The Music Hall;
Portsmouth, NH
ASAP, until filled http://bit.ly/1EuiVos
Front of House Supervisor (Part-time, hourly) The Music Hall;
Portsmouth, NH
ASAP, until filled http://www.themusichall.org/about_us/careers
Executive Director Alliance for the Visual Arts - AVA Gallery and Art Center,
Lebanon, NH
ASAP,
until filled
http://avagallery.org/
Box Office Associate
(part-time)
Palace Theatre Trust,
Manchester, NH
ASAP,
until filled
http://www.palacetheatre.org/
Actors and Tech Crew (lights, sound, carpenter, wardrobe, SM) 2016 Christmas Carol National Tour - New Theatre Works, LLC ASAP,
until filled
Producing Director, Scott H Severance, [email protected]
Seeking new Choral Members
(High-school age or above)
Manchester Choral Society;
Manchester, NH
ASAP,
until filled
http://www.mcsnh.org/
Education Coordinator/Ensembles Manager Manchester Community Music School; Manchester, NH ASAP,
until filled
http://www.nhnonprofits.org/?q=view/job-listing/96919
Executive Director The Lensic Performing Arts Center,
SantaFe, NM
ASAP, until filled http://artsconsulting.com/pdf_
opp_employment/lensic.pdf
Studio Residency/Fellowships for Visual Artists and Writers living and working anywhere in the world, based entirely on merit Twenty five award will be offered during this deadline.
Vermont Studio Center,
Johnson, VT
June 15, 2016 http://vermontstudiocenter.org/fellowships#block-yui_3_17_2_8_1461854842974_101276
Volunteer positions: Guides, Educators, Shop Associates (assisting with special events, mailings, gardening, tour guiding, school programs and more) American Independence Museum;
Exeter, NH
until filed https://independencemuseum.org/
support/volunteer/
Executive Director 3S Artspace; Portsmouth, NH until filled

http://www.3sarts.org/about-3s/careers
Email inquiries to [email protected]

Music Teaching positions (part-time): drums, piano, violin, voice North Main Music;
Nashua, NH
until filled [email protected]
Lawn Mowing and Grounds Maintenance Services Winnipesaukee Playhouse:
Meredith, NH
until filled Send resume and cover letter to [email protected]
Continually seeking Coaches
Currently looking for: coaches with sports acrobatics / partner acrobatics, hand balancing &/or aerial straps experience. Part time and full time positions are available.
New England Center for Circus Arts;
Brattleboro, VT
ongoing http://necenterforcircusarts.org/
"Creative Aging" Artist Roster
Lifetime Arts;
national program
ongoing http://www.lifetimearts.org/roster/guidelines/

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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
Webinar: Engaging and Welcoming People with Disabilities to Our Arts Organizations, presented by: Beth Prevor How we understand and respect each others' difference is a priority of arts marketers. This webinar will be recorded and made available on March 2, 2016 https://artsu.americansforthearts.org/
products/engaging-and-welcoming-
people-with-disabilities-to-our-arts-
organizations
Webinar: Developing Your Online Presence: Websites, Social Media and Email Marketing A well-designed website and active social media presence are considered essential for today’s artists—but how can you stand out from the crowd? Thomas Deneuville describes the basic toolbox available to today's musician and how it can be leveraged to develop a personal, professional, and impactful online presence. June 7, 2016, 3 p.m. http://www.chamber-music.org/programs/professional-development/seminars-workshops#June
Whole School Institute (WSI) Summer Institute The WSI Summer Institute is a professional learning opportunity open to any educator interested in teaching school curriculum through the fine arts. Join teachers who are passionate about bringing the best innovative and practical teaching strategies to the classroom. June 7 - 10, 2016,
MS Gulf Coast Community College Resort & Hospitality Center,
Biloxi, Mississippi
http://www.mswholeschools.org/
Festival 21 (International Festival of Arts & Ideas)
New Haven Village Suites,
New Haven, CT
This 16-day extravaganza of performing arts, lectures, and conversations that takes over theaters and open spaces in New Haven, Connecticut each June. More than 85% of Festival events are completely free! June 10 - 25, 2016 http://www.artidea.org/
Digitizing Documents and Photographs (workshop) Learn form the experts how to get started on digitizing your family or work documents and photographs.
Space is limited, and registration is required. The cost for this workshop is $50 for members of the New Hampshire Historical Society and $65 for nonmembers.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. till 12:00 p.m. To register, call Member and Visitor Services Coordinator Wendy Olcott at 603-856-0621 to register by phone and pay with a credit card.
Figure Sculpture in Clay Class,
Sanctuary Arts,
Eliot, ME
Sculptor Christopher Gowell, meets students on Fridays to work with a live model every session, students will advance from quick sketches to longer poses as they get a feel for water clay.  June 17 start,
Classes meet on Fridays from 2-5 p.m.
http://www.sanctuaryarts.org/
sa_14.html
Americans for the Arts 2016 Annual Convention,
Boston, MA

This year’s Annual Convention explores the role of the arts in creating and sustaining healthy, vibrant, equitable communities. It is organized around five core themes:
Driving Change: How can the arts fuel revolution?
Empowering People: What does it take to empower individuals?
Owning Equity: How do we learn and lead in the pursuit of equity?
Crossing Divides: Where and how can the arts permeate and impact other parts of civic life?
Building Skills: What are the primary skills needed to succeed in the arts today?

Scholarships available for New Englanders

Conference: June 17 -19, 2016

Scholarship Application Deadline: March 20, 2016

For convention information: http://convention.artsusa.org/ ,
For scholarship opportunities: http://www.nefa.org/blog/nefa-scholarship-opportunities-afta-convention

Intro to Printmaking with Rachel Gross,
Two Rivers Print Making Studio,
White River Junction, VT
Each day of this week long intensive we will cover a different printmaking method including: drypoint, relief, monotype, and paper lithography. July 18 - 22, 2016,
from 9 a.m. till 12 p.m.
http://www.tworiversprintmaking.
org/workshop/
Dewitt Hardy's On Location by the Sea: Watercolor Workshop,
Sanctuary Arts,
Eliot, ME
Boats, cove, water and sky are the topics as students learn to capture changing lights and tides. Dewitt is an instructor who has the ability to elicit the best work from his students with his expert instruction of technique and subject.

June 20 - 24
Workshop meets daily, 1-4 p.m.

http://www.sanctuaryarts.org/
sa_3.html

The Frost Place Conference on Poetry and Teaching
followed by
The Frost Place Writing Intensive

Conference (June 25 - 29, 2016) = Over the course of 4½ days, faculty poets will share specific, hands-on techniques for teaching poetry. The emphasis is on the reading-conversation-writing-revision cycle, and our teaching approach aligns with the Common Core anchor standards for reading and writing.

Writing Intensive (June 29 - 30, 2016) = The Frost Place Writing Intensive is a day-and-a-half reading and writing workshop that directly follows the Conference on Poetry and Teaching. Led by renowned poet-teacher Afaa Micheal Weaver, it gives teachers the opportunity to focus entirely on their own creative growth.
“Intensive Poetry Camp” with writers who are deeply committed to learning more about the craft of writing poetry. The Frost Place Poetry Conference offers daily workshops, classes, lectures, writing and revising time in a supportive and dynamic environment.

Conference on Poetry and Teaching  + Writing Intensive
- Application deadline: May 20, 2016
- Scholarship deadline: April 20, 2016
Conference on Poetry
- Application deadline: June 5, 2016
- Scholarship deadline: May 5, 2016
Poetry Seminar
- Application deadline: June 29, 2016
- Scholarship deadline: May 20, 2016
- Optional manuscript review submission deadline: May 15, 2016

http://frostplace.org/cpt/
Art Educator Summer Retreat,
NH Institute of Art, Manchester, NH

Theme: Indulge*Immerse*Rejuvenate*
Enjoy a stimulating and creative atmosphere of studio, community, and professional development. This retreat offers art teachers from around the country the opportunity to learn advanced techniques, try new mediums, and discover different approaches to your craft. Choose from an exciting array of exciting workshops for your Morning and Afternoon Studio Sessions.

June 26 - July 1, 2016 https://www.nhia.edu/community-education/art-educator-summer-retreat
Felting Nature: Roosters & Chickens,
Sanctuary Arts,
Eliot, ME
Felting master Jennifer Field will treat students to a fast paced and colorful way for to explore a variety of wet and needle felting techniques to turn wool fleece into a beautiful sculptural rooster or chicken with realistic or fantasy colors, complete with handmade copper feet and glass eyes created by the instructor. June 26 & 27 http://www.sanctuaryarts.org/
sa_16.html
Early Childhood Summit: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs,
Keene State College,
LP Young Student Center,
Blake Street, Keen, NH

Keynote speaker Erin Ramsey, the Senior Manager of Mind in the Making at the Bezos Family Foundation. Event co-hosted by the NH Department of Education, Spark NH, Impact Monadnock, the Monadnock United Way, the Endowment for Health and Early Learning NH.
Tickets are free, but space is limited. Open to to:Community, business, education and policy leaders, early childhood practitioners, and parents

Monday June 27, 2016,
9 - 11 a.m.
Additional Information & Questions: 603-226-7900, [email protected],
Register at: www.nhearlychildhood
summit.eventbrite.com
2017 Chamber Music America (CMA) Conference Showcase Consider having your ensemble play a showcase at CMA's 2017 National Conference. Guidelines available online. Application submission is also online. June 20, 2016 https://cma.submittable.com/submit
Woodblock Printing: The freedom of Limitations with Amparo Carvajal-Hufschmid,
Two Rivers Print Making Studio,
White River Junction, VT
This class hopes to lead students to discover and define meaning in their own work, and sharpen their skills of observation and experimentation. June 25 and 26, 2016,
from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.
http://www.tworivers
printmaking.org/workshop/
Advanced Placement Summer Institutes in Studio Art,
Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois
The AP Studio Art Summer Institute for new and experienced teachers will explore all three portfolios: 2D, 3D and Drawing June 27-30, 2016 http://summer.colum.edu/apsi/
Traditional Painted Floor Cloths Workshop The tradition of painted floor cloths has its origins in 18th century England. In this on-day workshop participants will create a 2'x3' painted floor cloth using traditional stencil patterns and painting techniques and contemporary water-based nontoxic materials. July 9, 2016,
from 9am till 4pm
http://www.sanbornmills.org/event/traditional-painted-floor-cloths/
Summer Poetry Teachers Institute
(2nd annual),
Chicago, IL
Participants will study and discuss poetry with expert teachers and some of today’s most compelling poets to develop lesson plans to bring back to their classrooms. July 11 - 15, 2016 http://www.poetryfoundation.
org/programs/events
Creative & Professional Practice on Star Island This intensive workshop is designed for artists who want to create a sustainable life making art and advance both creatively and professionally. Workshop dates:
July 18 - 20, 2016
http://www.kimbernard.com/
star_island.html
2016 Advanced Placement Summer Institutes - Montgomery County Intermediate Unit in Partnership with the College Board WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM AN APSI AT MCIU? •The APSI is designed to engage both the novice and experienced AP teacher.
•Review recent updates in AP program and exams.
•Reflect on instructional delivery practices that impact student learning.
•Examine course design options.
July 18 - 21, 2016 http://mciu.org/wp-content/uploads/OPL/OPL2015/APSI-2016-MCIU_F.pdf
2016 VSA Intersections: Arts and Special Education Conference;
Pittsburgh, PA
Conference provides professionals in the related fields of arts education and special education the opportunity to share current information in research, practice, programs, and policy, and serve as a leading catalyst for change. August 1-2, 2016 http://education.kennedy-center.
org//education/vsa/programs/
sec_2016.cfm
6th Annual Teacher Art Retreat The Teacher Art Retreat is a three day experience for you to relax and work within the arts. Each workshop is built for you to try new methods and reinvent previous skills, all while integrating different art forms into what you do with students. August 1-3, 2016, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.,
Hampton, NH
http://theinspiredclassroom.
com/teacherartretreats/tar16/
Camp CreATe: Create, Reuse, and Explore Assistive Technology;
Granite State College, 25 Hall St., Concord, NH

A week-long, hands-on experience making, taking, and exploring Assistive Technology for home, school, work and play.
Who should attend?: General and special educators, paraeducators, assistive technology specialists and providers, accessibility professionals, ADA administrators, physical and occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, rehabilitation engineers, vocational rehabilitation counselors, family members, individuals with disabilities, and others are encouraged to attend.
Join for a single day, or all five.

August 1 - 5, 2016,
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

> Monday 8/1:
Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes,
> Tuesday 8/2:
Reuse, Repurpose and Recycle,
> Wednesday 8/3:
Exploring Exciting New Electronic devices,
> Thursday 8/4:
Awesome Apps, Adaptations and Accessories,
> Friday 8/5:
Tinkering with Toys
http://iod.unh.edu/Services/
eventdetail/16-01-25/Camp
_CreATe_-_Create_Reuse_
and_Explore_Assistive_
Technology.aspx
AP Summer Institutes - Acadia National Park, Maine Schoodic Institute offers Advanced Placement Summer Institutes on the Schoodic Education and Research Center campus in Acadia National Park. The park provides a unique setting for intense work with other teachers and institute instructors. There are accommodations for participating teachers on the Schoodic Institute campus at Schoodic Point, surrounded by spruce and fir forests and the Atlantic Ocean. August 1 - 5, 2016 http://www.schoodicinstitute.org/what-we-offer/teacherprofessional-development/ap-summer-institutes/

Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD) Conference

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VSA Intersections: Arts and Special Education Conference

LEAD - is ideal for arts administrators who want to learn more about making their facilities or programs accessible, network with other cultural arts leaders, and take home valuable information you can implement right away.
VSA Intersections - provides professional in the intersecting fields of arts education and special education the opportunity to share current information in research, practice, programs, and policy, and serve as a leading catalyst for change.

LEAD - August 1-5, 2016

VSA Intersections - August 1-2, 2016

both in Pittsburgh, PA

LEAD - http://www.kennedy-center.
org/accessibility/education/lead/
conference.html

VSA Intersections - http://www.
kennedy-center.org/education/
vsa/programs/sec_2016.cfm

Third International Teaching Artist Conference (ITAC3) Discounting housing is available for a limited time only. Conference scheduled for August 3-5, 2016 in Edinburgh http://itac3.com/
AACT (American Association of Community Theatre) 2016 Team Conference - Technical Theatre Skills Learn hands-on technical theatre challenges, such as costume design/construction, Makeup, Scenic design/construction, Sound and Lighting from a team of professionals from DesMoines Community Playhouse August 19-21, 2016,
Des Moines, Iowa
http://www.aact.org/2016-team-conference
Performing The World 2016 Performing the World is an international gathering to explore & celebrate performance as a catalyst for human and community development and culture change, and thereby, to create a new and more humane world.
September 23 - 25, 2016
New York City
http://www.performingtheworld.org/
Mastering Your Mark Art Conference This one-day conference for artists will feature demos, hand-on workshops, and sessions on the business of art, fostering your own creativity, and enhancing your technique. September 24, 2016,
Hyannis, MA
www.masteringyourmark2016.org
Mastering Your Mark 2016 (an Art Conference for all Media) Presented by the Cape Cod Art Association.
Keynote speaker - Jow McGurl.
Coffee, Lunch, Hands-on Activities, Demos, Instructional sessions, and much more.
September 24, 2016,
Hyannis Resort and Conference Center
http://capecodartassoc.org/

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Requests for Proposals
Project; Location Notes Deadline For more information
The Phone Art Box project, Somerville, MA The Nave Gallery and Somerville Arts Council seek proposals for art to transform abandoned phone boxes throughout the city. Art must be durable and able to withstand the weather conditions for this semi-permanent public art project. Ongoing - The project will continue to add new sites through the next 6 months or until our budget has been spent. http://navegallery.org/wp/phone-art-box-call/
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
Sports Performance Center Public Art,
Texas Tech University
The Texas Tech University System seeks to commission a professional artist to create site-specific exterior sculpture(s) to be placed on the grounds of the Jones AT&T Sports Performance Center, opening in August 2017. Public art will be placed in front of the building as a beacon to the center. June 7, 2016,
3:00 p.m. Central time
http://www.publicartist.org/
resources/920_1.pdf

Contact: Emily Wilkinson
Public Art Director
Box 42014
Lubbock Texas 79409 United States
[email protected]
806-742-2116
Utah Public Art - School for the Deaf and Blind - Salt Lake City, Utah Request for qualifications from artists and/or artist teams interested in creating site specific artwork(s) for the new Utah School for the Deaf and the Blind facility that will provide a full-time pre-school, clinical/therapeutic facilities, and administration space as well as a facility to host community events such as junior high performances, high school basketball games, elementary aged life skills programs, and executive board meetings. June 13, 2016,
11:59 p.m. Central time
http://www.publicartist.org/
resources/920_1.pdf
East Village Green Phase 1 Public Art Project, San Diego,CA The Artist/Artist Team selected through the competitive process will create a permanent, site-specific artwork for East Village Green (EVG) Phase 1 that responds to the unique context of the park site. Other considerations for this project include (but not limited to): the purpose of the park; its relationship to the local urban context; and its importance in creating a livable and walkable community. The artwork can be integrated into the design of the park in many possible ways and there are a variety of possible approaches to the project. June 23, 2016 https://www.planetbids.com/
portal/portal.cfm?companyID
=17950

(click "Bid Opportunities" and then search for 'East Village Green')
City of Napa, Dwight H. Murray Plaza Public Art Project,
Napa, CA
Dwight Murray Plaza (“the Plaza”) is a civic plaza in Downtown Napa that was constructed and dedicated in 1974.  The Plaza was last improved by the former Redevelopment Agency in the 1980s under the auspices of urban renewal.
On May 17th, the Napa City Council approved a conceptual redesign plan for Dwight Murray Plaza in Downtown Napa.  The City of Napa is now issuing a "Request for Qualifications" from professional artists (or professional artist teams) interested in designing public art for Dwight Murray Plaza.
June 24, 2016, 11:59 p.m. Central time http://www.cityofnapa.org/
index.php?option=com_
content&view=article&id=
2037&Itemid=1166
The Free Library of Philadelphia Parkway Central Branch,
Philadelphia, PA
For nearly 100 years, the Free Library of Philadelphia has provided a wondrous place for ambitious minds to explore and engage with their world.  First opened in 1927, the Parkway Central Library serves as the flagship branch of the Library system.  As an urban hub for education and entertainment, it currently welcomes more than 1 million visitors each year.  It is a true civic center: presenting cultural, personal enrichment, and educational programming; providing comprehensive professional development tools and services; engaging renowned authors and world leaders in compelling and enlightening public conversations; and much, much more. June 29, 2016, 5:00 p.m. Central time http://creativephl.org/post/
145262953544/centrallibrary
callforartists
Outdoor Public Art in City Park, Ohio Artists are invited to propose a public artwork to be placed in Cooper Park in the City of Dayton, Ohio. This privately funded, city-owned artwork is intended to communicate the value of public service. The artwork will be located outdoors in a public urban park with mature trees, sidewalks and new play equipment. July 4, 2016,
11:59 p.m. Central time
http://www.buildartin.com/
Jane Black
Principal
Dayton OH 45410 United States
[email protected]
937-475-7331
IndyGo Red Line Station Design Competition,
Marion County,
Indianapolis, Indiana

The Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo) is facilitating a design ideas competition to foster creative design solutions for 28 rapid transit stations along Phase One of the Red Line BRT route with possible replication of these stations along the two future phases. This competition is a one-stage, open-ideas competition. It will require two separate concept-level station designs, one for center platforms and one for curbside platforms. The winning design team will receive a $5,000 cash prize (2ndPlace - $2,000; 3rd Place - $1,000). July 8, 2016 http://www.indygo.net/
redlinedesign/

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Miscellaneous
Item Date Notes For more information
Printmaking for Teens Camp with Patty Castellini,
Two Rivers Printmaking Studio,
White River Junction, VT
Thursday June 27 - 30, 2016,
from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.
This class will introduce teens to non-toxic printmaking. Working one-on-one with instructors to discover how printmaking can be molded to express their individual artistic visions. http://www.tworiversprintmaking.
org/workshop/
CupCAKE Summer Camp 2016
at MoCo Arts,
Keene, NH
> June 27 - July 1: Dancing with the Stars (dance focused)
> August 1 - 5: Wish Upon a Star (music and movement focused)
> August 8 - 12: Star Wars (Theatre focused)
> August 15 - 19: Many Moons (Multi-arts focused)
CupCAKE is a day camp for children ages 4 years to 2nd graders and provide a fun, safe introduction to the performing and creative arts. CupCAKE holds four camps each summer in dance, theatre, music & movement, and multi-arts, all based around a camp theme. http://www.moco.org/camps/cupcake/
Immersion In The Arts: Pre-Teen/Teen (11 and up) Residential,
Harrisville, NH
Session 1: July 3, 5pm - July 8, 7pm,
Session 2: July 10, 5pm - July 22, 7pm
Participants will study under Adam Schepker (sculpture), Marcy Schepker (fiber artist), and Han Schepker (glass fusing, slumping, paper and stained glass). Limit 10-12 students, $550. More information:
Marcy Schepker, 603-827-3014 (h), 603-721-2216 (m), or [email protected],
Hans Schepker: 603-721-222 (m), or [email protected]
Immersion In The Arts (ages 7-11)
Harrisville, NH
Session 1: July 11 - 15, 9am - 3pm, daily,
Session 2: July 18 - 22, 9am - 3pm, daily,

Participants will study under artists Marcy Schepker and Hallie Brown.
Session 1 theme = Continuing Constructions small and large,
Session 2 theme = Building a Pageant
Limit 12 students, $250.

More information:
Marcy Schepker, 603-827-3014 (h), 603-721-2216 (m), or [email protected],
Hans Schepker: 603-721-222 (m), or [email protected]
Summer STEAM Camp at Boston Arts Academy (BAA) July 5-8, 2016 STEAM at BAA offers a cross-disciplinary experience for students ages 12-18. Facilitated by Boston Arts Academy’s STEAM Lab Director Dr. Nettrice Gaskins, our program provides a dedicated space for hands-on projects — coding, 3-D printing, laser cutting, computer-aided design and wearable technology — as part of a full day week long STEAM workshop. https://summeratbaa.org/about/steam/
C.A.K.E. (Creative Arts at Keene) Summer Camp 2016
at MoCo Arts,
Keene, NH
July 5 - 29, Monday through Friday, full and half-day options. One week or all four. Open to ages 2nd grade - 12th grade. Campers at C.A.K.E. choose their own classes in Theatre, Art, Music, Dance, Writing, Video Production, Technical Theatre and more! http://www.moco.org/camps/cake/
Summer DANCE at Boston Arts Academy (BAA) Session 1: July 11-15, 2016,
Session 2: July 18-22, 2016,
Full Session: July 11 - 22, 2016
Summer Dance at BAA offers a professional training experience designed for students ages 12-18. Founded by Boston Arts Academy’s Dance Department  Co-Chair and Artistic Director William McLaughlin, our program provides students a rigorous, nurturing and artistically challenging experience. All experience levels are encouraged to apply, from beginners to pre-professional dancers. https://summeratbaa.org/about/dance/
Theatre Camps at The Alchemists' Workshop in Henniker, NH

> Theatre camp: July 11-16 Alice in Wonderland (musical)
> Theatre camp:  July 25-30 Jo and Amy  (straight show based on Little Women)
> Film camp:  August 15-21 Amy Beach with Living History Weekend in Hillsboro

Theatre camps for young people ages 6-16. Discounts are available for early registering and more than one camper per family. http://www.alchemistsworkshop.org/
Currier Museum of Art - Summer Art Camps > June 20 - 24: Summer Kickoff: Made in America
> July 27 - July 1: Under The Sea
> July 11 - 15: Over The Rainbow
> July 18 - 22: It's a Jungle Out There
> July 25 - 29: Around The World in Five Days!
> August 8 - 12: Gnomes, Fairies and Sprites
> August 15 - 19: Stomp, Rockets, Paper Airplanes and Things That Fly
> August 22 - 26: Fractured Fairy Tales
Half-day Camp for 5 - 6 year olds: $160/week
Full-day Camp for 6 - 12 year olds: $270/week

To register, or for more information about the Art Center visit: http://www.currier.org/
calendar/category/art-center-vacation-art-
camps/

Call: 603-669-6144, x122
email: [email protected]

Summer Youth Theatre Intensive,
held at the Derry Opera House
The two-week program is open to any student age 8 to 19. The program consists of classes held Monday through Friday from 9 am to 3 pm, with aftercare available until 5:30 pm. Classes will be taught by a mixture of both local and industry professionals from NYC. Intensive dates: August 1 - 12, 2016, apply/register today http://www.nhtheatrefactory.
org/summer.html
16-week Rotating Art Exhibits ongoing Displayable art, including photography. http://newlondonhospital.org/art/
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/
Artist Gallery at Barrington Public Library ongoing Seeking work by talented artists, for display behind our circulation desk Amy Inglis
[email protected]
(603) 664-9715
First-in-the-Nation Primary Photography Collaborative ongoing NH Citizens for the Arts is collecting your photographs from presidential primaries, and sharing them on social media. [email protected]
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
[email protected]
(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
[email protected]
(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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