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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.

We encourage submissions from artists and organizations throughout New Hampshire and beyond. Please send a brief description of appropriate opportunities to shelly.angers@dcr.nh.gov.  

Please note that this is not an arts events calendar. CLICK HERE for a list of arts events calendars.

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
TIGER (Theatre Integrating Guidance, Education and Responsibility);
Paid Professional Educational Theatre Touring Company, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
Touring September 2014-May 2015

Please prepare a song that shows your range and a short original monologue suitable for a young audience about an experience you had with bullying or some other social issue
April 30, 2014

Trish Lindberg, Artistic Director
plindber@plymouth.edu

Pam Irish, TIGER Tour Manager
603-535-2647

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Calls for Entries & Competitions
Name Genre/Medium Deadline For more information
Here by the Sea: Contemporary Art of the Piscataqua Work of artists inspired by life in the Piscataqua Region. 2D or 3D work that can hang on a wall and is not more than 4" in depth. April 1, 2014 http://www.historicnewengland.org/
collections-archives-exhibitions/traveling-exhibitions/here-by-the-sea-contemporary-art
-of-the-piscataqua/call-to-artists
Kira's Garden Exhibition Sculpture April 1, 2014 http://avagallery.org/
content/artist-opportunities
SHIFT: The Art of the Bicycle All media, with a focus on 2D design and functional objects April 1, 2014 http://www.550arts.com/wp-content/
uploads/2012/10/SHIFTBikeArtShow.pdf
74th Regional Exhibition Painting and drawing media, sculpture, graphics, photography, clay, textiles, jewelry, wood or metal work, and mixed media. April 15, 2014 https://docs.google.com/file/d/
0B7TZi7dLPsAya0lrakhqV0NzWXc/
edit?pli=1
Fine Arts & Crafts Show Fine Art (drawings, paintings, sculpture), photography, crafts April 15, 2014 http://www.centerfortheartsnh.org/
Arts_on_the_Green.htm
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Meredith Sculpture Walk Sculpture that can can be displayed outdoors for 15 months April 15, 2014 http://us3.campaign-archive1.com/
?u=aae13d6c9ab58a33e33e9a8b9
&id=5a4a9e7178&e=c474ae4628
6x6x2014 6 inch by 6 inch artwork April 20, 2014 (April 19 postmark) http://roco6x6.org/
6x6x2014_intro.php
Word Play Mixing of text and images, with family-friendly themes. 2D and 3D April 21, 2014 http://www.thereycenter.org/
2014 Library Arts Center Juried Regional Exhibition Painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography and mixed media are welcome April 27, 2014 http://www.libraryartscenter.org/
2014 VSA Playwright Discovery Competition One act script for stage or screen that explores the disability experience April 28, 2014 http://www.kennedy-center.org/education/
vsa/programs/playwright_discovery.cfm
Portsmouth Short Film Night All genres April 30, 2014 http://psfn.filmunbound.com/
submissions/
Shaker Traditions, Contemporary Translations

Work inspired by Shaker traditions, translated in modern media.

April 30, 2014

http://www.shakers.org/
workshops-events/village-rising-
exhibit-call-for-submission/

Student Poetry Competition Limit 40 lines. Open to all students attending Grades 1-12 in New Hampshire. April 30, 2014 http://www.poetrysocietyofnewhampshire.org
Greater Haverhill Arts Association Acrylic, drawing, watercolor, oil, pastel, photography,
printmaking, mixed media, clay/pottery, sculpture
May 1, 2014 http://www.haverhillartassociation.org/
sites/g/files/g1112646/f/forms/
Annual%20Exhibit%20Guidelines
%202014.pdf
2014 Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest Open to all NH students, K-12. May 2, 2014 Greg Gagnon
ggagnon@liquor.state.nh.us
NH Creative Club's 2014 Annual Juried Show

Advertising/ Copywriting, Digital and InteractiveDesign, Fashion, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Photography, Student Work, Video

May 2, 2014 http://nhcreativeclub.org/
contest-entry/
Art in the Courtyard 2014 Fine and functional art May 30, 2014 http://artinthecourtyard.org/
2014 International Art Program for Children with Disabilities Artwork by children with disabilities that illustrates themselves in their neighborhood. July 1, 2014 http://www.kennedy-center.org/education/
vsa/programs/vsa_iap.cfm
Knightville Poetry Contest Poems in any form, up to 150 lines July 14, 2014 https://thenewguard.submittable.com/
submit/11763
Machigonne Fiction Contest Fiction in any genre, up to 5,000 words July 14, 2014 https://thenewguard.submittable.com/
submit/11762

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Grants, Funding & Awards
Name
Organization/s Deadline For more information
The Awesome Foundation
Boston chapter ongoing http://awesomefoundation.org/
Community Action Seed Grants
Do Something ongoing http://www.dosomething.org/
grants/seed-grants
Community Facility Grants
USDA / Vermont and New Hampshire ongoing http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/
HAD-CF_Grants.html
Creative Grants
deviantART ongoing http://fourteenthstar.deviantart.com/journal/
Announcing-the-deviantART-Creative-Grants-299475642
National Theater Project Presentation Travel Grant
New England Foundation for the Arts ongoing http://nefa.org/grants_programs/
grants/national_theater_project_
presenter_travel_grant
Presenter Travel Fund
New England Foundation for the Arts ongoing http://www.nefa.org/grants_services/
presenter_travel_fund
Several Grant Programs for Painters and Sculptors
Joan Mitchell Foundation ongoing http://www.joanmitchellfoundation.org/
Thriving Cultures Program Grants
Surdna Foundation ongoing http://www.surdna.org/what-we-fund/
thriving-cultures/475.html
Crusade Engagement Grants
Crusade for Art April 1, 2014 http://crusadeforart.org/
grant-guidelines/
2014 Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Foundation Grant
Provincetown Art Association and Museum April 1, 2014 http://paam.org/
lowf_foundation_grant.html
Awards for Excellence and Innovation in the Arts
The College Board April 4, 2014 https://artsaward.collegeboard.org/
City of Nashua Arts Grants
City of Nashua April 4, 2014 http://nashuanh.gov/
GrantApplications/tabid/
814/Default.aspx

Artist Residencies in Schools for Arts Learning Grant (AIR)

NH State Council on the Arts April 11, 2014 http://www.nh.gov/nharts/
grants/partners/artistresidencies.htm

Youth Arts Project Grant for Extended Arts Learning

NH State Council on the Arts April 18, 2014 http://www.nh.gov/nharts/
grants/youtharts.htm

Public Value Partnerships (Operating Grants)

NH State Council on the Arts April 26, 2014 http://www.nh.gov/nharts/
grants/organizations/operating.htm

Conservation License Plate Grant

NH State Council on the Arts April 25, 2014 http://www.nh.gov/nharts/
grants/culturalconservation.htm
Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination Program
US Department of Education April 28, 2014 https://www.federalregister.gov/
articles/2014/02/25/2014-04034/
applications-for-new-awards-arts-in-education-model-development-and-dissemination-program
Artist Advancement Grant
NH Charitable Foundation April 30, 2014 http://www.nhcf.org/
page.aspx?pid=634
Challenge America Fast-Track Grants
National Endowment for the Arts May 8, 2014 http://arts.gov/
grants-organizations/
challenge-america-fast-track
Arts in Health Care Project Grants
NH State Council on the Arts May 23, 2014 http://www.nh.gov/nharts/grants/
partners/artsinhealthcare.htm
New England States Touring (NEST)
New England Foundation for the Arts June 1, 2014 (for projects beginning on or after September 1) http://www.nefa.org/grants_programs/
programs/nest_new_england_states_touring
Art Works
National Endowment for the Arts July 24, 2014 http://arts.gov/grants-organizations/
art-works

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Jobs, Residencies, Internships & Volunteer Opportunities
Position
Organization / Location Deadline to apply For more information
Interns and Camp Assistants
AVA Gallery;
Lebanon, NH
April 1, 2014 http://avagallery.org/content/
Mural Artist

Community Engagement / International Arts Exchange;
Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Honduras, and Nicaragua

April 6, 2014 murals@meridian.org
Arts Grants Administrator (2 positions)
California Arts Council;
Sacramento, CA
until filled http://www.cac.ca.gov/
jobs/aga.php
Coordinator (part time)
Pro Portsmouth;
Portsmouth, NH
until filled http://nhnonprofits.org/view/job-listing?q=view/job-listing/49096
Executive Assistant
New England Foundation for the Arts;
Boston, MA
until filled http://www.nefa.org/
about_us/employment
Executive Director (part-time)
Franklin Opera House;
Franklin, NH
until filled http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/
download/get/file/1101794525660-163/ed+job+posting+2014+final.pdf
Managing Director / Development Manager
The Winnipesaukee Playhouse;
Meredith, NH
until filled jobs@winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org
Marketing Assistant

Prescott Park Arts Festival; Portsmouth, NH

until filled http://www.prescottpark.org/
Marketing%20Assistant.pdf
Press and Media Relations Manager
Americans for the Arts;
Washington, DC
until filled http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/
requisition.jsp?org=AFTA&cws=1&rid=302
"Creative Aging" Artist Roster
Lifetime Arts;
national program
ongoing http://www.lifetimearts.org/
cgi-bin/db-intro.pl
Museum Docent Currier Museum of Art;
Manchester, NH
ongoing http://www.currier.org/
support/volunteers/

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Professional Development: Conferences, Webinars, Workshops, etc.
Name Focus Date For more information
Commissioner's Roundtable on Cultural & Heritage Tourism Topic: " No Joking!
In New Hampshire, Cultural & Heritage Tourism is a Major Factor in Our State’s Economy"
April 1, 2014;
10 a.m.-noon
http://www.nh.gov/nhculture/
mediaroom/2014/april1_roundtable.htm
Austin International Poetry Festival Poetry workshops, presentations, readings, slams, competitions April 3-6, 2014 http://aipf.org
Media Educators of America 2014 Conference Educational sessions, workshops, boot camp with Dave Davis from the Academy of Scholastic Broadcasting April 4-5, 2014 https://www.regonline.com/
builder/site/Default.aspx?
EventID=1418441
Write Night in The Gallery Using visual art as an inspirational springboard for short writing explorations. For writers of all abilities April 8, 2014;
5:30-7:30 p.m.
http://ww3sren.wildapricot.org/
Default.aspx?pageId=1390990&
eventId=811536&EventViewMode
=EventDetails
New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) Info Session NEFA staff will give an overview of its grants and programs for both artists and organizations. A highlight will be a presentation on NEFA's newest tool, CreativeGround. April 11, 2014;
1:30-3:30 p.m.
http://nefa.org/events/nefa_info_session_2
Woodblock Workshop Relief printmaking with Amparo Carvajal-Hufschmid April 12 and 19, 2014 http://www.tworiversprintmaking.com/
upcomingworkshops.htm
Book in a Day Writers' Workshop With nationally known author Debra Dixon May 10, 2014;
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
http://nhrwa.com/
Writer's Workshop Master Class Fiction & Nonfiction. Centered on craft and the publishing industry June 12-17, 2014 http://www.newguardreview.com/
#tabTHEWRITERSHOTEL
Picturing Writing and Image-Making 2014 Summer Institute Two proven art-based approaches to literacy learning. Offers art specialists and classroom teachers simple hands-on methods for addressing the ELA Common Core. June 25-29, 2014 http://www.picturingwriting.org/
pdf/SI-2014.pdf

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Requests for Proposals
Project; Location Notes Deadline For more information
Creative Movement Studio at Texas Tech University;
Lubbock, TX
Exterior sculpture of an anonymous human form April 11, 2014 http://esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/
bid_show.cfm?bidid=110291
School of Nursing;
El Paso, TX
Exterior art that invites studying, socializing, reflection April 22, 2014 http://esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/
bid_show.cfm?bidid=110407
Outdoor public art;
Bentonville, AR
Artwork suitable for unprotected outdoor conditions. May reflect the specific history of Bentonville (not required) May 12, 2015 http://www.bentonvilleusa.org/upload/
file/2014%20Outdoor%20Exhibit_Call%
20for%20Proposals_Final%20Packet.pdf
Arts and Humanities Building Public Art Project;
California State University at Chico
Integrated exterior art May 16, 2014 http://www.csuchico.edu/purc/
vendor/RFQ2014-01SR.shtml

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Miscellaneous
Item Date Notes For more information
Seeking new artists for member-run gallery April 15, 2014 Submit 12 slides, photographs or digital images of recent work with completed application. http://eastcolony.com/
http://eastcolony.com/images/
ECFAA_MemberApplication_2.13.14.pdf
New Artist Search ongoing

Two winners will be chosen to mount a solo exhibition of their work at Elizabeth Moss Galleries in the summer of 2014. Although new talent is in the title, all are welcome to apply.

http://conta.cc/1d7riyx
Open Call for Submissions ongoing AVA Gallery and Art Center is accepting exhibition proposals from artists for individual artist exhibitions Margaret Jacobs
Exhibition Coordinator
margaret@avagallery.org
603-448-3117
Disaster Planning and Recovery for Cultural Organizations available online Includes links to web-based resources. http://www.nh.gov/nhculture/
disaster_planning.htm
Revised Regulations of the Americans with Disabilities Act available online From the National Endowment for the Arts' Office of Accessibility http://www.nea.gov/resources/accessibility/
pubs/NEA-TipSheet.pdf
Risk Assessment for Disaster Planning (webinar) available online Learn to perform risk assessment as part of a disaster plan. http://nedcc.org/about/
news.freewebinar.php

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