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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 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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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)
Jeans Playhouse's professional touring children's theatre company IMPACT,
(Jean's - Lincoln, NH)
Seeking artists to fill the roles of a Writer/Director, Composer/MD/Performer, Set Designer, Costume Designer, and Five performers. To be filled As Soon As Possible (ASAP)

Contact Producing Artistic Director, Sharon Paquette. Those applying should send along their resume and contact information.

Jean's Playhouse 2017 Summer/Fall Season,
Lincoln, NH
Seeking Directors, Music Directors, Choreographers, Scenic Designers, Costume Designers and Technicians
The season is: Kimberly Akimbo by David Lindsay-Abaire, The Addams Family by Brickman, Elice and Lippa, Annie by Meehan, Charmin and Strouse, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown by Clark Gesner based on the work of Charles M. Schulz, Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks by Richard Alfieri, and I and You by Lauren Gunderson.
To be filled As Soon As Possible (ASAP)

Contact Producing Artistic Director, Sharon Paquette. Those applying should send along their resume and contact information.

NH Community Theater Association (NHCTA) Seeks Entries to the 46th Annual Theater Festival The weekend of Sept 16, 2017 @ Old Bedford Town Hall Theater, Meetinghouse Road. In addition to the performance, original scripts will get feedback from adjudicators. Each group will be given 80 minutes to use as they like All types of theater are welcome. Questions? Have an original work in search of a group to perform it at Festiaval? Submit ASAP Email or visit the NHCTA FB page.
Peacock Players,
Nashua, NH

Please memorize and prepare
a short musical selection in the style of the show that compliments both your singing and acting talents. Singing from the show is acceptable. Please bring a headshot or photo, a resume or list of theatre experience (if any), and your own sheet music – as an accompanist will be provided.
CALLBACKS: Thursday, February 16th from 5:30pm-10pm

AUDITIONS: Tuesday, February 14th and Wednesday, February 15th between 6pm – 9pm

To schedule an audition
, please email: your name, age, phone number, show(s) you are auditioning for, and preferred audition date and time to Artistic Director Keith Weirich at

Leddy’s 2017 summer Broadway musical Our July production cannot be announced due this great family Broadway musical being on National Tour. We can tell you, however, that it is America’s Favorite Family Musical and that we need girls age 7-11. There are also many great speaking, singing, and dancing parts for men and women!! This is a major musical with both child and adult leads and many important roles for men and women including the chorus! Chorus members play several very active roles throughout the show.  Everyone interested in auditioning for one of the wonderful parts in this timeless musical should be prepared to sing a song according to their chosen part as follows. (Examples of all songs can be found on YouTube.) Girls, age 7-11…. “Maybe”; Leads ….. “Easy Street”; Chorus …. “I Think I’m Gonna Like It Here” OR “We’d Like To Thank You Herbert Hoover”. Please bring a headshot and a prepared song from the list above to sing and act out. February 18, 2017,
Auditions are being held at Leddy Center theater on Ladd’s Lane, Ep[ping, NH.

Call the box office at 603-679-2781, M-F from 3-5:30pm to make your audition appointment! 
Other Desert Cities,
Community Players of Concord, NH

Cast of Characters
Brooke Wyeth:  Now 40’s, she was very shaken by her older brother’s suicide, had a breakdown and is still on medication.  While she wants her parents’ approval for her new memoir, she also wants it published regardless.
- Polly Wyeth:  Now 65-70, she is the strong and controlling matriarch of the family, elegant, outspoken, and very smart.
- Lyman Wyeth:  Now 65-70, was a Hollywood actor turned politician, more tactful than Polly, diplomatic.
- Silda Grauman:  Polly’s slightly younger sister, and they have a loving but volatile relationship, and she secretly helped Brooke develop her manuscript.
- Trip Wyeth:  Now 30’s, a bright and funny man who doesn’t remember his older brother’s suicide but was affected by the fallout.  He can see all sides and tries to be a peacemaker.

Those who audition will be reading sides from the script.
Please bring your calendar to auditions to inform us of any conflicts you have during the rehearsal period.
These are open auditions – racial, ethnic and non-traditional casting will be considered.

Sunday, Feb 19 and
Monday, Feb 20, 
Players Studio

Auditions held at: The Community Players Studio 435 Josiah Bartlett Rd. Concord, NH


Questions:  Call or email Wayland at (603) 668-5466 or

Singin' in the Rain,
Actorsingers of Nashua, NH
Come and learn the audition dance starting at 6 pm. Callbacks, if needed, will be on Wednesday, Februray 22 at 7 pm. An informational night hosted by the director and choreographer will be held on Friday, Jan 27 at 7 pm at Actorsingers Hall, 219 Lake St, Nashua, NH. Please join us to hear the vision of the show and ask any questions that you may have. You do not need to be a member to attend the information night or to audition. February 19-20, 2017 from 7-9 pm
NH Professional Theatre Association (NHPTA) Professional member producing companies and their representatives will be in attendance, among them The Barnstormers Theatre, The Palace Theare, Jean's Playhouse/Papermill Theatre, Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Weathervane Theatre, with many more anticipated. Cadidates must register online. (Registration fee: $20 for all auditioners, $15 for non-preforming tech and business applicants)
Event = March 4, 2017 at the Dana Center of St. Anselm's College
Registration deadline = February 17, 2017
"The Addams Family", and
Jean's Playhouse, Lincoln, NH
Open Call for Community Actors, NH based theatre artists:
"The Addams Family" - Pugsley (10-14 years, must sing/act/move), and Adult chorus of Acestors (4-6, must sing/act/dance)
"Annie" - Annie (must look 11 years, and sing/act/dance), Six young female orphans (ages 6-13 years, and must sing/act/move), and Five adult ensemble roles (must sing/act/dance)
March 18, 2017, at Jean's Playhouse in Lincoln, NH, from 9:30 am - 3 pm
Please contact with questions.
Playhouse Players -
The Art of Dining by Tina Howe
Auditions at Jean’s Playhouse for the spring community theatre play, The Art of Dining by Tina Howe. Please prepare a monologue and be ready to read from the sides we will provide. Auditioners need only attend one of the two audition dates. March 20 & 21, 2017, from 6-8 p.m.
Willy Wonka Director Elaine Gatchell is holding open auditions for Leddy’s 2017 fall production, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka. Boys and girls with strong singing abilities, ages 7 to 13 years old, are needed to play the roles of Charlie Bucket, the other Golden Ticket winners and Oompa Loompas. Men and women with strong singing skills are also needed for this exciting musical. Please bring a headshot with you to your audition appointment. June 10, 2017

Call the box office at 603-679-2781, M-F from 3-5:30pm to make your audition appointment! 
Tuckermans at 9:
Alto 1/Soprano 2,
Soprano2/Soprano 1

Ready to rock n' roll with Tuckermans at 9? We've been doin' it a cappella since 2004, and now we have two rare openings: an alto 1/soprano 2 AND a soprano 2/soprano 1. 
Can you sell it when you solo, but also blend when you're background with a straight tone? If ya think ya might wanna come play in our sandbox… or know someone who might… visit for more info about the group.

Until filled For details on the open positions email
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
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

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Calls for Entries & Competitions
Name Genre/Medium Deadline For more information
Call for Artists - Derry Art Show Calling all fine artists! This is a free opportunity to display and sell your art. On Saturday January 21, 2017 from 10 a.m. till 3 p.m. at the Derry Opera House (29 West Broadway) in Derry, NH. this Art Show is in conjunction with a fundraiser for the Derry Art Mural project. ASAP Contact Coordinator Sally Dion, , or 603-785-2395
The Big Bike Project The Big Bicycle Project is a community endeavor put forth by the Kimball Jenkins School of Art and Mill Brook Gallery and Sculpture Garden.  We are challenging the Greater Concord Community to get creative and get involved! Artists of all levels are invited to create an original sculpture from bicycle parts or decorate a bicycle. The finished sculptures will be on display Downtown and around concord from the Spring to the Fall. ASAP (prior to May 2017) Applications can be found at:
Questions please contact: Ryan (603-225-3932) or Pam (603-226-2046)
10x10 at AVA

Call for Entries! 10"x10" for $100 Exhibition and Fundraiser!
100 10”x10”panels will be distributed to artists on a first come, first served basis. Limited quantity to act fast!
- Panels may be picked up during normal business hours in the AVA office.
- Panels are due back in the AVA office by March 10
- Each panel will be priced at $100. All proceeds from the sale will be donated to AVA. 
- Work will be on display in AVA's new members' gallery from March 25 - April 1.
- Visitors will be able to view but not purchase works until the Silent Auction Party on Saturday, April 1 starting at 5pm.

ASAP (oanels must be returned to AVA office by March 10, 2017
Picture Social Justice and Human Rights (an art exhibition at gallery1581) Our goal with this show is to promote and contribute to a collective vision of social justice and human rights expressed in visual art.
Media accepted:
-Drawing, graphic, mixed media, mobiles, oil, painting, pastel, sculpture and watercolor
-Photography will not be accepted for this exhibition.
-Work must be original.
First-round entry via email no later than Tuesday, February 10, 2017

MUGSHOTS: An Off the Wall Exhibition celebrating Ceramics and all medius with a focus on the FACE ...and enter work that is any interpretation of the call. We don't seek to drive the work, we only hope to discover your unique vision and showcase it. This exhibit has a  focus on ceramic work and the portrait, but all 2D and 3D mediums are welcome and works can be abstract, symbolic, realistic, representational, minimalist, or contemporary. Whether the term, MUGSHOT means (strictly) the face, or it represents the idea of an actual vessel or mug, or you see it as the physicality of the medium, or the object you employ…we want to discover how this provocative theme describes your vision.

February 15, 2017
America Media Contest America Media is seeking submissions from young writers for this year's Generation Faith Essay Contest. We want to hear from high school and college students interested in reflecting on the joys and challenges that come with living out (or struggling with) one's faith in the midst of real life. February 17, 2017 https://americamedia.
LACDA's (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art) International Juried Competition Enter our juried competition for digital art and photography. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable. February 20, 2017
Drawn 2017 Manifest Gallery presents its 4th annual open call for DRAWN, an expansive and competitive international gallery exhibit calling for works of drawing created with any media relevant to the practice of drawing. DRAWN is open to everyone. Professionals as well as students are encouraged to enter. This exhibit has no predefined expectation for type or style, all works are welcome. Entry Fee. February 20, 2017 http://www.manifestgallery
BIG IDEAS in Small Packages 2017 Maximum size up to 16” in any direction. We wish to present a large variety of themes and techniques including experimental work in 2 and 3 dimensions for wall or pedestal. We will display a maximum of four works per artist. There will be an installation fee of $25 per selected work and a 35% commission for works sold. No Entry Fee. February 24, 2017
Wearable Art: Felt, Fabric, Fashion Snuggle into something warma nd smart! This exhibit is open to all fiber arts that can be worn. At Studio 550 Art Center in Manchester, NH February 25, 2017
RHS Photographic Competition 2017 RHS Photographic Competition want to inspire young and old alike to get outdoors with a camera and record how enriching and inspiring gardens and plants can be. Amateur and professional photographers can enter the updated competition. No Entry Fee. February 28, 2017
International Portrait Competition The International Portrait Competition showcases the finest in portraiture and figurative art today. The competition is open to all artists and the top twenty finalists are required to exhibit their original artwork and be present at The Art of the Portrait conference in Atlanta, GA, April 20-23, 2017. Over $102,500 in cash and prizes will be awarded. Entry fee of $45 covers up to 3 submissions. Entry Fee. March 2, 2017 http://www.portraitsociety
Starts Prize 2017 Open Call The International Portrait Competition showcases the finest in portraiture and figurative art today. The competition is open to all artists and the top twenty finalists are required to exhibit their original artwork and be present at The Art of the Portrait conference in Atlanta, GA, April 20-23, 2017. Over $102,500 in cash and prizes will be awarded. Entry fee of $45 covers up to 3 submissions. Entry Fee. March 3, 2017
Wide Open 8 Announcing the 8th annual national juried art show at BWAC, Wide Open 8. $3000 in cash prizes will be awarded includes $1000 Best in Show. Exhibit runs May 13 – June 18, 2017. This juried show looks to explore this idea of “wide open” in all the hidden niches of our collective psyche. Entry Fee. March 5, 2017
Recycle 2017 $3000 in cash prizes. Juried show of art crafted from cast-off, discarded and repurposed materials. We are seeking to exhibit sophisticated 2-D and 3-D art created in the re-use genre. Physical show in NYC. Entries must incorporate at least 50 percent of repurposed, recycled or reused materials. Juried once again by Harriet Taub is the Executive Director of Materials for the Arts. Entry Fee. March 12, 2017
Upcycled Art: A New Life For Old Things Because the earth has already given us enough. Art must be mostly reporposed materials, sculptural or functional. At Studio 550 Art Center in Manchester, NH March 18, 2017
Camera USA 2017: National Photoghraphy Exhibition & Award Photographers residing in the USA are invited to submit 1 photograph of any subject taken in the USA after Jan. 1, 2013 for the 7th annual competition with exhibit in Naples, Florida from June 19 to Aug. 4. One $5,000 award. Winner will receive travel to attend reception and receive award on June 16, 2017. 3 distinguished jurors will review entries and nominate National Photography Award Winner. Entry Fee. March 22, 2017
The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center - Call to Artists - Gallery Exhibits The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center is accepting applications for one and/or two person exhibits at the on-site gallery for the 2017 season. Shows are 1-2 months in duration. Proposals should include 10-15 images of artwork (in digital format on CD), resume, an artist statement and an SASE for the return of materials, if desired. March 20, 2017

Submissions addressed to the Carving Studio & Sculpture Center, P.O. Box 495, West Rutland, VT 05777.
Call 802-438-2097, email , or visit their Web site at .

25 Below

The Exeter Arts Committee is looking for artists for their pop up art bazaar: 25Below.  We are seeking artists that sell fresh, innovative, and accessible art.  (25Below is on 2/25/17 from 10am-4pm)

Applications MUST be postmarked by April 1, 2017.

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Grants, Funding & Awards
Organization/s Deadline For more information
Singing for Change Singing for Change
(created by Jimmy Buffett in 1995)
Google Grants Google ongoing
SEED Evaluator 4.0 Design Corps and the Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) Network ongoing
Good360 Good360 is the largest charity in the world that focuses on new product donations from corporations. We, in turn, provide these new products to 150,000 community charities in America and throughout the world.    Good360 partners with thousands of companies, including nearly half of the Fortune 100 consumer and retail product corporations. IBM, Mattel, Gap, Avon, Office Depot, HP, Adobe, Bed Bath & Beyond, Dell, Nike, RadioShack, Hanesbrands, and Talbots. ongoing
Citizens Helping Citizens

Citizens Bank - At Citizens Bank, we care deeply about the communities we serve. That’s why we leverage the strengths of our company to fight hunger, provide shelter, teach money management, and strengthen communities. We call this Citizens Helping Citizens.

grants reviewed monthly
Travel for Good Grants

Travelocity  - Travelocity's Travel for Good program offers the Change Ambassadors Grant to help support Americans who wish to travel to participate in volunteer opportunities.
     The program will help fund transportation and other costs of any trip organized by one of Travelocity's volunteer travel provider partners for individuals or groups chosen on the merit of their applications (including financial circumstances) and their ability to meet the grant requirements.

grants reviewed monthly
NTP: Presentation Grant National Theater Project - NEFA rolling deadline
NTP: Presenter Travel Grant National Theater Project - NEFA rolling deadline
New England Presenter Travel Fund New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) rolling deadline
Paralyzed Veterans of America Education and Tranining Foundation Grants of up to $50,000 for 1-year projects or $15,000 for conferences / symposia that "benefit, serve, and enhance the quality of life of individuals with spinal cord injury / disease, their families, and caregivers." February 1, 2017
Expeditions Touring and Expeditions Tour Planning* Grants New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA)
Expeditions grants support New England nonprofits to plan and implement tours of high quality arts projects involving New England, national and international artists.
* - Expeditions Tour Plnning projects featuring a New England artist/ensemble may receive an additional $5,000 to support production expenses related to preparing the project to tour. Interested applicants should contact Adrienne Petrillo, Program Director, New England Presenting & Touring to discuss their project before applying.
February 13, 2017 Information regarding the Expeditions Touring grants -
or Information regarding Expeditions Tour Planning grants -
Creating Humanities Communities Grant

The National Endowment for the Humanities is making three-year grants of either $30,000, $60,000, $90,000 or $150,000 to "support the making of connections between organizations that foster community cohesion on a local or regional level." Applicants must "form collaborative partnerships with at least two and at most five institutions."

February 15, 2017
Art Works Grant National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) February 16, 2017
Community Grants Program - Express Grants This competitive grants program awards project support (a set of activities conducted during a specified period of time and with clear deliverables that further the organization’s mission or build organization capacity) of $5,000 or less to eligible organizations. February 17, 2017;
May 19, 2017; and
August 18, 2017
National Medal of Arts - nominations due National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
The National Medal of Arts is awarded by the President of the United States to individuals or groups who "...are deserving of special recognition by reason of their outstanding contributions to the excellence, growth, support and availability of the arts in the United States."
Deadline for nominations: February 28, 2017
New England States Touring (NEST) grants New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA)
NEST grants support public presentations and activities by New England touring artists listed on the CreativeGround directory. New England presenters can apply to bring an artist from outside of their state to their community.
March 1, 2017
National Dance Project (NDP) grants New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA)
NDP grants provide funds to approximately 20 artists/companies to create new dance works and touring subsidies to the U.S. organizations who bring that work to their communities. 
Grants are awarded through a highly competitive two-stage application process
March 1, 2017
National Theater Project (NTP) grants New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA)
NTP grants provide funds for creation and U.S. touring of artist-led, ensemble, devised projects. Grants are awarded to approximately six projects annually.
Grants are awarded through a highly competitive two-stage application process
March 6, 2017
Creative Writing Fellowships: Prose National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
The National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowships program offers $25,000 grants in prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) and poetry to published creative writers that enable the recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement.
March 8, 2017
Forcasted Opportunity: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance The Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans announces the availability of funds for community-based projects for the Native Language Preservation and Maintenance program. April 10 , 2017
Challenge America Grant The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is making grants of $10,000, which require a $10,000 match, to "small and mid-sized organizations for projects that extend the reach of arts to underserved populations." April 13, 2017
Art Works: Creativity Connects National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
Creativity Connects is an initiative that shows how the arts contribute to the nation’s creative ecosystem, investigates how support systems for the arts are changing, explores how the arts can connect with other sectors that want and utilize creativity, and invests in innovative projects to spark new, collaborative ideas.
May 4, 2017
Anonymoi: poems that speak for themselves Anonymoi: poems that speak for themselves, is an anthology of poems that will not identify their authors. We're looking for strong, affecting poems from poets at all stages of their writing lives. June 30, 2017

If interested, send up to 3 unpublished poems or 7 pages total, without bio, to: Anonymoi, PO Box 324, Walpole, NH 03608 or If emailing, attach submission in one document.
Art Works Grant National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) July 13, 2017

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Jobs, Residencies, Internships & Volunteer Opportunities
Organization / Location Deadline to apply For more information
Festival Event Coordinator Prescott Park Arts Festival,
Portsmouth, NH
Open Until Filled
For more information:

Special Events Coordinator Prescott Park Arts Festival,
Portsmouth, NH
Open Until Filled
For more information:
Executive Director,
Highland Center for the Arts,
Greensboro, VT
Directors, Music Directors, Choreographers, Scenic Designers, Costume Designers and Technicians Jean's Playhouse 2017 Summer/Fall Season,
Lincoln, NH
The season is: Kimberly Akimbo by David Lindsay-Abaire, The Addams Family by Brickman, Elice and Lippa, Annie by Meehan, Charmin and Strouse, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown by Clark Gesner based on the work of Charles M. Schulz, Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks by Richard Alfieri, and I and You by Lauren Gunderson.

Contact Producing Artistic Director, Sharon Paquette. Those applying should send along their resume and contact information.

Writer/Director, Composer/MD/Performer, Set Designer, Costume Designer, and Five performers Jeans Playhouse's professional touring children's theatre company IMPACT,
(Jean's - Lincoln, NH)

Contact Producing Artistic Director, Sharon Paquette. Those applying should send along their resume and contact information.

Collections & Exhibitions Manager
Lamont Gallery,
Phills Exeter Academy,
Exeter, NH
February 10, 2017
Santa Fe Art Insitute: Equal Justice Residency Program Beginning with “Equal Justice” in Fall of 2017, SFAI will award up to 60 sponsored residencies to artists and professionals of all disciplines. Our initiative to sponsor residency fees is a direct response to a global rise in intolerance and division, and the increasingly critical role for institutions like SFAI to foster social equity. We believe that together we can create a more just society. February 12, 2017
Reporter - Concord - Upper Valley/Monadnock Region NH Public Radio (nhpr) Februray 15, 2017
New Artists Residency at Mineral School (a former 1940s grade school near Mt. Rainier, in Mineral, WA, a funky and forgotten fishing lake town that's two hours from Seattle or Portland and about an hour from Tacoma - hosting writers and now also working with visual artists.)

Offering three two-week residencies during summer, and they carry a nominal $425 cost.
During September, we have eight fellowships for one-week residencies offered to parent writers (with children under 18 at home), via the Sustainable Arts Foundation.

Non-funded residencies are a very nominal $425. All residents are fed all meals (allergies accommodated), and we'll host visiting a writer reading as well as a residents' reading for those who care to share their work with the public.

February 15, 2017 https://mineralschool.submittable
Senior Front of House Manager The Musica Hall,
Portsmouth, NH
February 16, 2017 (preferred start date of March 1)
Artist-Wilderness-Connection Artist Residency Program Connecting artists with Montana’s wild outdoors, the AWC program consists of the Artist Residency, Forest Experience and the Community Extension.  Participating artists benefit from having a remote setting to focus on their art and the community benefits from the presentations the artists offer from their experiences. February 18, 2017 http://www.hockadaymuseum
Development Assistant - Gift Processing NH Public Radio (nhpr) Februray 20, 2017
Creative Access Residency Awards for artists and writers with spinal cord injury (SCI) Creative Access awards are for visual artists and writers living with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) in the United States and Canada. Qualification criteria includes: individuals with neurological and functional impairment due to traumatic SCI, spina bifida, degenerative disease primary to the spinal cord (transverse myelitis) or damage to the spinal cord due to tumors and surgery. March 1, 2017 http://www.artistcommunities.
Voices of the Wilderness - Alaskan Artist-in-Residence Program Open to art professional in all media (visual, audio, film, perfoemance arts and writing/storytelling). Typical residencies run June through September, however dates and lengths of residencies vary. March 1, 2017
Kohler Arts/Industry Residency 2018 The John Michael Kohler Arts Center's Arts/Industry residency offers artists the time and space to focus on the creation of new work, and a unique location for their studios. Artists-in-residence work at the Kohler Co. factory in the Pottery and/or Foundry. Artists need not have experience with clay or metal, just an interest in materials and the potential for the industrial environment and processes to influence their creative practice. Participants are exposed to a body of technical knowledge that enables and encourages them to explore new ways of thinking and working.
April 1, 2017

2017 Curious George Cottage Artist in Residence Program,
Waterville Valley, NH

Are you a visual artist looking for an opportunity to pursue and share art and the artistic process in the inspirational setting of New Hampshire’s White Mountains? The Artist in Residence (AiR) program gives professional and emerging artists an opportunity to pursue and share their art and artistic process while surrounded by the inspiring landscape of New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Through the Artist in Residence program, The Rey Center will provide a space and platform for the artist to work, and create the spark that ignites him or her and the entire community to embrace the arts as an essential part of daily life.

April 3, 2017
Vice President for Development and Philanthropy Services NH Charitable Foundation Until filled
Executive Associate to the Vice President of Community Impact NH Charitable Foundation Until filled
Senior Program Officer, Monadnock Region NH Charitable Foundation Until filled
Communications Assistant NH Public TV (NHPTV) Until filled
Membership Coordinator NH Public TV (NHPTV) Until filled
School Administrator Monadnock Waldorf School has been preparing young people for success in life since 1976. Located in the city of Keene, we enroll approximately 175 children, early childhood - grade 12, on three campuses. Monadnock Waldorf School is dedicated to nurturing young human beings who will be capable of contributing fully to the tasks of life with courage, compassion and conviction. Until filled http://www.monadnockwaldorf
Seasonal Gardener Strawbery Banke Museum,
Portsmouth, NH
Until filled
Grant Writer Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley (Milford, NH)
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or have worked in a related discipline with a minimum of five years of related experience and a proven track record in grant writing and program development. Candidate must have excellent written and verbal skills, be proficient in research, interpreting and analyzing diverse data and possess the ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve stated goals.
Until filled How to Apply:
Please email resume, references, and salary requirements to
Executive Director Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum,
Warner, NH
ASAP, until filled
Director of Finance The Currier Museum,
Manchester, NH
ASAP, until filled
Stewardship Events Coordinator The Currier Museum,
Manchester, NH
ASAP, until filled
Nature-Based Preschool Teacher (part-time) Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center,
Laconia, NH
ASAP, until filled
Box Office Lead, Front of House Staff The Colonial Theatre,
Keene, NH
ASAP, until filled
Development Associate (part-time) League of NH Craftsmen,
Concord, NH
ASAP, until filled
Museum Guides, Parking Lot Attendants, and Roleplayers Strawbery Banke Museum,
Portsmouth, NH
ASAP, until filled
Senior Front of House Manager The Music Hall;
Portsmouth, NH
ASAP, until filled
Box Office Associate
Palace Theatre Trust,
Manchester, NH
until filled
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,
Seeking new Choral Members
(High-school age or above)
Manchester Choral Society;
Manchester, NH
until filled
Education Coordinator/
Ensembles Manager
Manchester Community Music School; Manchester, NH ASAP,
until filled
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
Marketing Manager 3S Artspace; Portsmouth, NH until filled

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
"Creative Aging" Artist Roster
Lifetime Arts;
national program

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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
Engaging and Welcoming People with Disabilities to Our Arts Organizations, presented by: Beth Prevor (webinar) 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
Webinar: Web Site, Blog & Email Essentials, with Sue Schaffner This 90-minute webinar covers all aspects of your web presence. It will provide you with an overview of best practices for your website, blog, and email marketing and communications, as well as case studies of artists who have established innovative and effective web presences. (cost = $25) February 13, 2017, 7:00-8:30pm (EST)
Development 101 Fun, informatiove and interactive session to help you become a more confident and effective frundraiser. Located at the Nature Consevancy in Concord, NH. Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 8:30 am - 12 pm
Annual Small Museum Association Conference The annual SMA conference attracts more than 250 museum professionals, board members, and volunteers from a wide variety of small museums. They attend sessions on topics ranging from collections and education to staffing and board issues. We offer a large Museum Resource Hall and plenty of informal networking opportunities for you to talk with (and get ideas from!) other small museum professionals and volunteers. February 19-21, 2017,
College Park, Maryland
Music and Movement class with Jill Thompson Sing, Dance, Play! Music and Movement with Jill Thompson - 4 week workshops
Ages: 2 - 5
Location: Whipple Hall (429 Main Street, New London)
Cost: 1 child and caregiver $45
Family rate (more than 1 child and caregiver) $60
Classes = 10 - 10:45 am

Session 2 = Thursdays, February 16 - March 16, 2017,

Session 3 = Thursdays, March 23 - April 13, 2017 (SNOW DATE: Thursday, April 30),

Session 4 = Thursdays, May 4 - 25, 2017
Clay Cafe class (for middle and high school students) Ages: 9 and older
Location: Whipple Hall (429 Main Street, New London)
Sessions = 4 Classes at a Cost of $60​
Classes = 3:30 - 5:30 pm
Session 2 = Thursdays, February 9
- March 2, 2017;

Session 3 = Thursdays, March 9 - 30, 2017
Friday Night Theater class Ages: 10 - 18
Location: Whipple Hall (429 Main Street, New London)
Session 1: (5 Classes) Fridays, February 17 - March 17, 2017, Cost: $50
Session 2: (6 Classes) Fridays May 5 - June 16, 2017, Cost: $60
Youth Theatre with Skip Cady - 5 and 6 week workshops - Learn what it takes to put on a performance! Writing, Acting, Costumes, Scenery, Improv, Stagework Everyone will participate in the production! Space is limited. Open to Middle and High School students. Classes = 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Session 1: (5 Classes) Fridays, February 17 - March 17, 2017,

Session 2: (6 Classes) Fridays May 5 - June 16, 2017
Webinar: Effective Negotiation, with Kirby Tepper Longtime Creative Capital consultant Kirby Tepper pulls from his own experience in the entertainment world to help you recognize and overcome the obstacles preventing you from being a great negotiator. Designed for artists of all disciplines, you'll learn how to ask for what you deserve with confidence. (cost = $25) Monday, February 27, 7:00-8:30pm (EST)
2017 National Association of Arts Educators National Convension,
Theme: The Challenge of Change. Change is a difficult, unpredictable and unwieldy process, yet it is inevitable, especially in this dynamic, ever changing world. 2017 marks the 70th anniversary of the National Art Education Association. With this milestone anniversary in sight, the 2017 NAEA National Convention seeks to reflect upon our rich history and look to the future to identify the many challenges ahead for the field of art education. Event Dates:
March 2-4, 2017
Webinar: Unlocking Europe: Commissions & Festivals Revealed, with Kurt Perschke This 90-minute webinar led by artist Kurt Perschke, you will learn how to successfully find, pitch, and negotiate with European presenters and festivals for audience based work. Artists in performance, street theater, dance, temporary public art, street art, projection, audio, and immersive installation, all have an untapped market for their work in Europe. (cost = $25) Thursday, March 9, 7:00-8:30pm (EST)
First Bi-Annual Metaphysical and Fine Art Event - Call for Artists This event will be held at the Kimball Jenkins School of Art in Concord, NH (266 N. Main Street). Saturday March 11 from 10 am - 4 pm For more information contact Janice Donnelly, 603-858-2711
Webinar: Social Media: How to Be Everywhere All the Time, with Brad Stephenson This 90-minute webinar covers all aspects of 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 public. (cost = $25) Monday, March 13, 7:00-8:30pm (EST)
Development 101 Fun, informatiove and interactive session to help you become a more confident and effective frundraiser. Located at Antioch University New England in Keene, NH. Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 8:30 am - 12 pm
Creative Communities Exchange (CCX) 2017 Save the Date for CCX 2017. This year it will take place in New London, CT in early June with our local host Southern Connecticut Cultural Coalition. June 8-9, 2017

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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.
U.S. General Services Administration:
Art in Architecture Program Registry
Oversees the commissioning of artworks for new federal buildings nationwide ongoing
Center City Connector - Streetcar Public Art Project - Seattle, WA The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), seeks an artist or artist team to develop site-specific, permanent artworks along the route of the future Center City Connector Streetcar. The desired artwork will celebrate a sense of place, promote wayfinding, and create a visual identity for the Center City Connector. The selected artist will work with SDOT and SDOT consultants from design through construction of the new streetcar line. February 21, 2017, 11:59 PM Central Time
Alameda Recreation Center/Library - El Paso, TX This public art project will commission an artist(s) to design and develop an interactive/functional public art piece within the Alameda Recreation Center/Library. The project will provide the opportunity for the artist to fully engage with the community in developing the concept and design of the artwork. February 24, 2017, 10:59 PM Central Time
Lomaland Recreation Center/Library - El Paso, TX This public art project will commission an artist(s) to design and develop an interactive/functional public art piece within the Lomaland Recreation Center/Library. The project will provide the opportunity for the artist to fully engage with the community in developing the concept and design of the artwork. February 24, 2017, 10:59 PM Central Time
Clemson University Outdoor Sculpture, Clemson, SC Atelier InSite seeks artwork for permanent installation in a highly visible university environment. The artwork that is ultimately selected for the project must be reflective of the site, taking into account the precincts overall spatial and aesthetic properties, and encourage interactivity and/or functionality. In addition to these principles, artwork deemed unsafe and/fragile would not be eligible for consideration. February 28, 2017, 11:59 PM Central Time
Adams County Human Services Center - Adams County, CO Adams County Visual Arts Commission seeks to commission a professional artist to create site-specific exterior sculpture(s) to be placed on the grounds of the Adams County Human Services Center opening to residents in July 2017. Public Art will be placed outside the main entrance of the building and outside of the western side of the building. The Adams County Human Services Center will house over 780 government employees and serve over 500 residents daily. February 28, 2017, 11:59 PM Central Time
Chicago Tree Project 2017 Chicago Sculpture International, in collaboration with the Chicago Park District, is seeking experienced artists to give dying trees in Chicago parks new life. We are looking for a variety of artistic approaches that will celebrate the life of the tree and its impact on the green space. This RFP seeks an experienced artist (or artist team) to turn the tree into a sculpture. We are seeking beautiful, original, unique sculptural objects that will become a distinguishing feature in the neighborhood. The approach can be additive and/or subtractive. The trees will be approximately 16-30 ft. tall and may include main side branches. March 1, 2017, 11:59 PM Central Time http://www.chicagotreeproject
Sculpture in the Square - Old Town Fort Collins, CO Old Town Square is nestled snuggly amongst historic buildings in Old Town Fort Collins and is home to Friday night concerts and year round festivals, shopping and dining. It is our goal to expose the citizens of Fort Collins to quality art and artists while helping to promote their talents.
Six sculptures will be chosen for our year long, outdoor exhibit that will be installed on Saturday, April 29th. Each artist will receive a $750 honorarium and one artist will be awarded a $750 People's Choice Award. If artwork is sold, while on loan, we will retain a 10% commission. We are accepting highly durable and resilient sculptures of any media, from artists nationwide. Each artist may submit up to 3 pieces.
March 1, 2017, by 11:59 pm (central time)
Arts on the Riverwalk Mural RFP, New Castle, PA Arts & Education at the Hoyt is seeking proposals from qualified professional muralists for the design and execution of multi-level mural in the stairwell of the Municipal Parking Garage on Mercer Street, New Castle, PA. The mural represents the first public artwork commissioned by the museum in conjunction with the museum’s annual Arts on the Riverwalk festival held in downtown New Castle, PA. The mural will be unveiled at the 4th annual event on Saturday, September 9, 2017. March 3, 2017, by 11:59 pm (central time)
Glenarm Power Plant Public Art, Pasadena, CA The City of Pasadena and its Department of Water and Power are seeking an artist or artist team who can create an experiential artwork, improving the visual impact of the Glenarm Power Plant day and night, enhancing it with light, color and/or motion activated artwork. The project is intended to celebrate the entrance to Pasadena but it cannot create light pollution or a traffic distraction. March 6, 2017, 11:59 PM Central Time
FLOW: A Grant Program for The Port Cambridge Arts is calling all individuals, collaborative groups, organizations, artists, businesses, youth, or schools who have an idea for a community-building public project for The Port neighborhood that places the arts in a central role.
FLOW: A Grant Program for The Port is tied to a major infrastructure project that the City of Cambridge has begun in order to mitigate flooding in the neighborhood. The grant program is designed to build strength in the community through arts-centered cross-sector projects in the public realm and to provide training in the grant application process.
May 1, 2017, by 10:59 pm (central time) http://www.cambridgema.

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Item Date Notes For more information
2017 Signal Fire Programs (Stealing Fire) Applications: January 1 - February 15, 2017 Signal Fire welcomes applications from artists of all disciplines, as well as curators, activists, and researchers for Stealing Fire, a year of backcountry retreats united by the theme of storytelling.
- April 2-8: Border Story: Chiricahua Mountains Backpacking
- June 17-23: Great Blanket of Stars: Southeast Oregon Campout
- November 5-11: Border Story: Canoeing the Rio Grande *this trip will be led in English and Spanish
For current students and emerging artists of all disciplines:
- March 25-31: Written in the Rock: Wide Open Studios MFA Spring Break Trip
- June 25- July 1: The River Unbound: Wide Open Studios Klamath Backpacking
- July 23- Aug 19: Coyote Was Going There: Wide Open Studios Summer Immersion
*Application period January 1- April 1. Available for 3 credits through Oregon College of Art and Craft.
February Vacation Camp "The Pirates of Moco Bay"
(for children age 4 through 6th grade)
Moco Arts studios in Keene, NH
February 20-24, 2017 At the end of the week campers will put on a musical theatre performance featuring the silliest band of bussaneers to sail the Seven Seas. Hoist anchor and let your imagination set sail.
Call for Nonprofit Arts Organizations
(to serve as a case study organization)
Spring 2017 (emphesis on Fundraising, Board Development and Arts Marketing),
and Fall 2017 (emphesis on Financial Management, Greening, Grantwriting, Arts Programming)
Calling all nonprofit arts oragnizations - U-Mass is looking for Case Studies for their upcoming spring and Fall 2017 semesters. Students will work closely (remotely is fine) to create a 3-year plan for the organization, or assess the work being done and provide recomendeations of what is done well, where tweaks could be made for improved effectiveness.
Additionaly U-Mass is also seeking ideas for candidates to work with us on creating a new Cultural Equity course.

Dee Boyle-Clapp
Director, Arts Extension Service
223 Middlesex, 111 County Circle
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003
413-545-5241 direct line
413-545-2360 AES phone

April Vacation Camp "Things That Go Vroom"
(for children age 4 through 6th grade)
Moco Arts studios in Keene, NH
April 17-21, 2017 Arts and Sciance come together as we invent a musical theatre performance about planes, trains and automobiles.
16-week Rotating Art Exhibits ongoing Displayable art, including photography.
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
Artist Gallery at Barrington Public Library ongoing Seeking work by talented artists, for display behind our circulation desk Amy Inglis
(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.
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
(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
(603) 448-3117
Disaster Planning and Recovery for Cultural Organizations available online Includes links to web-based resources.
Revised Regulations of the Americans with Disabilities Act available online From the National Endowment for the Arts' Office of Accessibility
Risk Assessment for Disaster Planning (webinar) available online Learn to perform risk assessment as part of a disaster plan.

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