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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
Beauty and the Beast; The Palace Theatre, Manchester, NH Youth Auditions are for male and female youth tracks in the show including the role of CHIP. Children auditioning must be at least 8 years old, and no older than 18. They will learn a dance and be asked to sing after. Come prepare to sing a short section of a song of your choice, in a cappella (with no music). YOU MUST SCHEDULE YOUR AUDITION by calling the Box Office (603-668-5588), or you will not be able to be seen. Thursday, August 9, 2018 starting at 5 p.m.
Beauty and the Beast, Spamalot, A Christmas Carol, and The Secret Garden;
The Palace Theatre, Manchester, NH
Auditions for ages 16 and up. Production dates can be found on the website
A dancer call will be heald at 4 p.m. Please prepare 16 bars of a song that will best showcase your vocal talents in the event that you are called back to sing.
I asinger call will begin at 5 p.m. Bring your best 16 bars, and be prepared to move if you are called back to do so.
If you will be attending, let them know by calling the Box Office at 603-668-5588.
Sunday, August 12, 2018 begining at 4 and 5 p.m.
Annie, Concord Community Players, Concord, NH

All auditions will be held at the Players Studio, 435 Josiah Bartlett Road in Concord.
There are many parts for male and female actors of all ages. The choreographer will be present to work on stage movement and dancing. Bring a prepared musical selection that shows your vocal range. Bring your music if you want to be accompanied at your audition.
Rehearsals will be held on Sunday afternoons, and Tuesdayand Thursday evenings.
Show dates are November 16 – 18, 2018 at the Concord City Auditorium.

Orphans (ages eight to twelve), and for dogs (preferably Sandy in color and small to medium in size), - Sunday, August 19 at 3:00 PM.
Adults - Monday, August 20 and Tuesday, August 21 from 7 - 9 PM.  (Callbacks will be held August 22 if needed.)

NH Community Theater Association seeks Entries for the 47th Annual One-Act Festival Open to all material, all ages, any community theater organization in NH. Festival = weekend of September 7, 2018 More information contact Chuck at
Amare Cantare Chamber Chorus - two Basse openings

Immediate openings for two basses to begin in September and December 2017. Take advantage of this infrequent opportunity to sing with Amare Cantare!

ASAP - until filled For more information or to schedule your audition, email or call 603-969-6286. 
Tuckermans at 9:
First Tenor

Ready to rock n' roll with Tuckermans at 9? We've been doin' it a cappella since 2004, we have one openingsfor first tenor. 
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
Art on Loan Program,
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter's Congressional Offices in Dover, NH and Washington D.C.
"The arts are a vital part of life in New Hampshire and I want to recognize professional artists in the First Congressional District. Artists contribute to the rich and diverse culture of our state and we will showcase their work for visitors to our offices," Shea-Porter said.
Professional artists are invited to submit their work, representing the beautiful state of New Hampshire, to be considered for display in our offices in Dover, N.H. and Washington, D.C.
Information about the artists and the works of art on loan will be provided to office visitors.
Ongoing Contact: Elise Britton, Director of Constituent Services, Dover District Office, 660 Central Avenue, Unit 101, Dover, NH 03820
(603) 285-4300
Offsite Opportunities - AVA Gallery and Art Center

AVA will periodically partner with other organizations for offsite exhibition opportunities. Examples of previous and current partnerships include shows at:

  • Pompanoosuc Mills in Thetford, VT
  • The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science in Hanover, NH
  • Downs, Rachlin and Martin, PLLC in Lebanon, NH
  • The Quechee Club in Quechee, VT.
Highly Visible Community Soace - holds up to 15 works of art! The Community Church of Durham (UCC) has a highly visible community space within our church building. We do not offer insurance. We consider bodies of art that promote equality, peace, and care for the earth. We offer artists a Sunday morning reception and opportunity to share more about their work in an art talk. Ongoing Contact Kristin Forselius, Director of Education at Community Church of Durham (UCC), (603) 868-1230
Greater Haverhill Arts Association (GHAA) Art Festival Exhibit and sale of fine art: paintings, sculpture & photography. Festival held on Saturday September 8, 2018 (rain or shine), from 10 am till 4 pm, on the Bradford Common (Route 125, South Main Street, Bradford, MA). Registration is first come first served prior to September 8, 2018 event http://www.haverhillartassociation
12 Cubed: A National Exhibition of Small Scale Art A juried exhibition composed of two-dimensional or three dimensional works that do not exceed 12”x12”(x12”) (H.W.D).  There are no media restrictions. Three dimensional works including a base and/or frame must be contained within the 12x12x12 parameters. August 8, 2018 https://mtsutoddartgallery.
Change Change in anything. Change in weather, change in seasons, change in attitudes, change as in money, change vehicles, lightbulbs or seats, change in color, change in light. Be creative and put your own twist on it. Change is everywhere. Works entered must be original having the longest dimension no larger than 48”, created within the last 3 years and submitted by the artist. August 10, 2018 http://www.rouxandcyrgallery
Merged: A National Exhibition of Self Expressive Collage and Assemblage For U.S. collage artists, 18 and olde.
Merged is a national exhibition of self-expressive collage and assemblage artworks. The collage and assemblage artworks in this exhibition effectively convey the artist's thoughts, feelings, and/or ideas.
August 10, 2018
KUNST 2018 in Berlin KUNST 2018 is an international collective exhibition during Berlin Art Week with works from different continents and using a variety of media. August 10, 2018
River Crossing Project

Through the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, Sacramento and West Sacramento are seeking applicants for a temporary public art / placemaking opportunity as a component of our dual cities NEA Our Town Grant project "River Crossing".  

August 13, 2018
Proposals for Workshops at The Clemmon Family Farm (A Sense of Place)

Call for Artist Proposals for Multicultural Community Building through African-American/African Diaspora Visual, Culinary, and Performing Arts. The  A Sense of Place  project uses art and place to build a loving and enriching multicultural community of friends, neighbors and visitors. We bring people together across differences of race, culture, national origin, language and religion. We then work to transform these differences into opportunities for people to learn, celebrate and commune in a unique setting that is welcoming, inspiring and deeply meaningful: the Clemmons Family Farm, one of the 0.4% of farms in the United States that is African-American owned.

August 13, 2018 http://www.clemmonsfamily
The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition Open to Latin American artists, 18 and over.
The competition offers artists from Latin America, the Caribbean and the Latin American diaspora the unique opportunity to present their art to an international audience in the famous art district of Chelsea, in New York City.
August 15, 2018
Seven Deadly Sins: Excellence in Photography An international juried photography exhibition presented by Cotuit Center for the Arts. This year's theme is the seven deadly sins.  This broad category leaves room for your own unique interpretation of pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, and sloth. August 15, 2018
London Pop-Up Art Fair The London Pop Up Art Fair is hosted by Sunny Art Centre in the heart of the city London. This art fair is intended to be a launch pad for the very best young and emerging artists from across the UK and the world. August 15, 2018 https://www.sunnyartcentre.
The Yale Drama Series 2019 The competition is organised by the David Charles Horn Foundation. Submissions must be original, unpublished full-length plays written in English. Translations, musicals, adaptations and children's plays are not accepted. Plays that have been professionally produced or published are not eligible. Playwrights may submit only one manuscript. August 15, 2018
Art Saves Lives Many artists around the world attest to it: art has the power to save lives. The arts provide experiences that can transform people’s perspectives and comprehension of the world around them in radically positive ways. It can also fuel self-awareness and empower people to express themselves even when they haven’t had the courage to do so before. August 15, 2018
2019 Napa Lighted Art Festival Both artists and artist collaborative groups are encouraged to apply to have an installation featured at the Napa Lighted Art Festival. The festival supports the innovative techniques using light and light technologies as a growing art medium. Light itself in any form should be the actual artwork and we require that the role of light be essential to your concept. August 17, 2018
Artrooms Fair - Swoul 2018 Artrooms is the first international contemporary art fair offering free exhibition spaces to independent artists, innovating the way artists and buyers meet. After London and Rome, the Artrooms Fairs open a new edition in Seoul, South Korea. August 24, 2018
Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA) 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.

August 27, 2018
Project Mars Calling Filmakers, Designers & Illustrators ... , inviting college students and early career professionals to #ImagineMars through f ilms and posters. Entries will be judged by a stellar team of film and graphic industry professionals and astronauts. Winners will receive cash prizes and visibility worldwide.  August 31, 2018
Fiberart International 2019 Fiberart International 2019 seeks to exhibit the best of contemporary art and invites submissions that reflect a wide range of works related to the fiber medium. August 31, 2018
Aesthetica Art Prize

The Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries, presenting an opportunity for emerging and established artists to further their involvement in the art world. The award is an internationally renowned prize presented by Aesthetica Magazine and judged by industry experts. 

August 31, 2018
American Art Competition “Americans at Work” is your chance to show the world your interpretation of the American worker. Who they are. What they do. Where they do it. Be awarded cash prizes and have your work exhibited at the prestigious Sausalito Art Festival. $3,000 in prizes. August 31, 2018
Wausau Museum The Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art is now accepting entries for it's Second Annual National Juried Exhibition, (ANJE), 2018. Over $10,000.00 in Cash Awards. This year's Juror is Frank Bernarducci, owner of the Bernarducci Gallery in New York. August 31, 2018
L'Atelier Berkshires Gallery L'Atelier Berkshires Gallery is in search of artists to feature in exhibitions this summer and fall 2018. August 31, 2018
Umpqua Plein Air 2018 UVAA's Umpqua Plein Air Event is a three-day annual competition for artists working en plein air. During the event, artists will capture Douglas County's wild and stunning landscapes including the breathtaking, emerald waters of the North Umpqua River and the quaint, historic charm of Downtown Roseburg. September 1, 2018
IDA Enterprise Documentary Fund With major support from The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, provides production and development funds to feature-length documentary films taking on in-depth explorations of original, contemporary stories and integrating journalistic practice into the filmmaking process. September 1, 2018
National Association of latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) grants Grants for Latino artists and arts organizations working in all creative disciplines across the United States and Puerto Rico.
Support Webinars: Aug 8 and Aug 22
September 6, 2018
Art Jam Riverside This ain’t your grandmother’s art in the park.  It’s hip, bold and expressive – an explosion of color and creativity.  Experience paint, chalk, graffiti, horns, drums and all forms of music & dance from the east side to the west.  Jump in and be a part of it.  At this art jam, you’re not just seeing it, you’re living it. All event proceeds will go directly to the cause of fighting the opiod addiction issue in NH. Hurry and register your spot before the September 8, 2018 event
Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate You are invited to make and share books that address The Transformational Powers of Art. All books will be displayed as a reading library within the exhibition Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate, at the Holter Museum of Art in Helena, Montana, October 4 to December 30, 2018. September 21, 2018
Montana River Link Park

The City of Missoula Public Art Committee, in collaboration with Missoula Redevelopment Agency and the City of Missoula, seek an artist or artist team to create an integrated artwork for the newly constructed Montana Rail Link Park.

September 21, 2018
(32nd Annual) Materials Hard & Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition The call is open to craft artists who have created works in the past 2 years (2016-2018) in the following media: clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood, or any combination of craft media. All work must be ready for installation and are restricted to a weight limit of no more than 75 pounds. September 30, 2018
CGTrader Digital Art Competition This is an international competition. There are no strict requirements, and artworks do not have to be created exclusively for the competition, both 2D and 3D art will be accepted. September 30, 2018
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

Entry is now open for the premier documentary film festival in the American West. Now accepting entries of non-fiction films of all forms, genres, subject matter and lengths for consideration in another world-class lineup at the 16th annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (BSDFF).

Earlybird Deadline: June 30, 2018
Regular Deadline: September 3, 2018
Late Deadline: October 8, 2018
Actors' Equity Foundation: Theatre Grant The Foundation’s Theatre Grants are awarded to theatres which have a current 501c3 tax exempt status, an established artistic and administrative track record, a history of fiscal responsibility, and have worked to improve the state of the theatre. Modest grants from a limited fund are awarded by the end of the year. October 31, 2018 https://www.actorsequity
Her Flag

Her Flag will be the result of a collaboration with 36 women artists who live in each of the 36 states that ratified the 19th amendment granting women the right to vote. Each of these 36 artist will design one stripe of the 36 striped flag that Marilyn will sew in the capital city of each state.

November 5, 2018

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Grants, Funding & Awards
Name Organization(s) - description Deadline For more information
Our Town Our Town is the National Endowment for the Arts’ creative placemaking grants program. These grants support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes. Successful Our Town projects ultimately lay the groundwork for systemic changes that sustain the integration of arts, culture, and design into strategies for strengthening communities.
***"How to Apply" webinar - June 20, 2018 from 3-4 p.m.
August 9, 2018
Project Support from Open Meadows Foundation

Open Meadows Foundation is a grant-making organization seeking projects that promote gender/racial/economic justice. The projects must be led by and benefit women and girls.
Open Meadows Foundation funds projects that do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual identity and expression, age or ability. They offer grants under $2000 to projects that: Are designed and implemented by women and girls; Reflect the diversity of the community served by the project in both its leadership and organization; Promote building community power; and Have limited financial access.
Organizational budget should not exceed $75,000. Small and start-up organizations are strongly encouraged to apply.

August 15, 2018
Integrity: Arts & Culture Association Grants Integrity: Arts & Culture (IACA) sponsors mini-grants for artists focusing on creative endeavors in the literary, performing, and visual arts. Grants are intended to assist with such things as art supplies, recording studio time, exhibits, performances, project-related expenses, etc. August 31, 2018
Aesthetica Art Prize

The Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries, presenting an opportunity for emerging and established artists to further their involvement in the art world. The award is an internationally renowned prize presented by Aesthetica Magazine and judged by industry experts.

August 31, 2018 http://www.aestheticamagazine
Bean Foundation Grant

Norwin S. & Elizabeth N. Bean Foundation  - The Bean Foundation awards grants in the fields of arts and humanities, education, environment, health, human services, and public/society benefit. Grants are only available for nonprofit organizations that serve Manchester and Amherst.

September 1, 2018
Blake-Nuttall Fund Grants The Blake-Nuttall Fund of the Nuttall Ornithological Club makes grants of up to $5,000 to support bird-related projects. The Fund supports ornithological research, conservation, and education, with particular emphasis on the birds of New England and the Northeast. September 1, 2018
NH Humanities Community Project Grants Community Project Grants enable New Hampshire nonprofit organizations to design and carry out public humanities programs with the help of experts in philosophy, history, literature or other humanities disciplines relevant to their topic. From dynamic lectures and facilitated discussions, to walking tours, oral history workshops and teacher professional development seminars, these programs create opportunities for participants to explore new knowledge and discuss universal questions.  September 7, 2018
Performing Artist Grant Opportunity

US Artists International (USAI) encourages and promotes the vibrant diversity of U.S. artists and creative expression in the performing arts by expanding opportunity and exposure to international audiences, encouraging international cultural exchange and enhancing the creative and professional development of U.S. based artists by providing connections with presenters, curators and artists around the world.

September 7, November 30, April 3, 2019 (depending on project timeline)
New England Dance Fund New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) September 14, 2018
New England Grassroots Environmental Fund Grow Grant The New England Grassroots Environment Fund Grow Grant awards between $1,000 and $3,500 to "help established groups increase capacity, collaborate, and leverage impact." September 15, 2018
A Community Thrives A Community Thrives (ACT) is a social impact fundraising program, supported by the USA TODAY NETWORK and the Gannett Foundation, that is focused on empowering communities to take on local challenges and share the issues important to them around education, wellness, and culture, on a national platform. September 15, 2018

Applicants other than orchestras and opera companies may request either general operating support or support for special projects. All orchestras and opera companies, except for contemporary music specialists, are eligible to apply only for special project support.
$1,000 - $7,500

September 15, 2018
Amphion Foundation Grant Program An eligible project is a clearly defined endeavor that includes one or more performances of contemporary music and, often, other activities related to the performance(s) that improve the public’s knowledge of such music. September 15, 2018, and April 1, 2019
Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation

Up to 15 grantees will be awarded $25K each in matching funds to produce their own Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series—an outdoor, free concert series featuring a diverse line up of high caliber entertainment for people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy. Online public voting determines the Top 25 finalists. Grant applications open on July 17.
Geographic Focus:  National, small to mid-sized towns 
Award: $25,000 matching grant

September 25, 2018
The CGTrader Digital Art Competition

CGTrader, a company running an online 3D model marketplace, has just launched the Digital Art Competition, which invites all CG artists (both 2D and 3D).

September 30, 2018
Dobles Foundation Grant The Dobles Foundation makes one-year grants of up to $25,000 to "public charities whose mission for years 2017 and 2018 is to advance the prevention, treatment, and / or recovery from substance abuse / misuse." October 1, 2018
Eastman School of Music, Institute for Music Leadership

Research Support - Research projects with a focus on creative, artist-centered ensembles that reflect new models of artistic innovation, organizational relationships, and operational sustainability.
Innovative Projects - Individuals, ad hoc groups, and pre-formed ensembles may apply for support for a project structured around the concept of an innovative ensemble. This category is intentionally broad and may encompass a wide range of activities, including educational outreach programs, concerts, and recording projects.

October 1, 2018
Research: Art Works grant funding The National Endowment for the Arts' (NEA) Office of Research & Analysis makes awards to support research that investigates the value and/or impact of the arts, either as individual components of the U.S. arts ecology or as they interact with each other and/or with other domains of American life. October 9, 2018
Madelaine G. von Weber Trusts The Madelaine G. von Weber Trust supports nonprofit organizations in New Hampshire with grants up to $25,000. October 15, 2018
The Clowes Fund The Clowes Fund supports social services for populations of immigrants, refugees and asylees, as well as workforce development in the form of jobs skills training and preventing students from dropping out of school. Priority will be given to applications serving Grafton, Sullivan and Cheshire counties. Grants range from $20,000-$50,000. Thursday, November 1, 2018
ALDI Smart Kids Program The ALDI Smart Kids Program supports nonprofit organizations, public agencies, K-12 schools, and faith-based organizations that promote kids being active and healthy in the communities where ALDI stores are located (including Derry and Manchester, NH). Grants ranging from $100 to $5,000 and ALDI gift cards are provided to local community organizations that encourage kids to be active in the areas of education, physical activity, nutrition, socializing, and the arts. December 15, 2018
Awesome Foundation Grant

A micro-granting organization, funding “awesome” ideas, The Awesome Foundation set up local chapters around the world to provide rolling grants of $1000 to “awesome projects.” Each chapter defines what is “awesome” for their local community, but most include arts initiative and public or social practice art projects. Anyone is eligible for a grant — individuals, groups, and organizations alike. Any Field. Each chapter has their own requirements, most consider arts projects.

Rolling - monthly grants offered https://www.awesome
TD Charitable Foundation: Non-profit Training Resource Fund The Non-Profit Training Resource Fund, an initiative of the TD Charitable Foundation, provides grants to charitable organizations for employees to attend approved classes and courses that will enhance job performance. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to organizations within the TD Bank market area on the East Coast that focus on affordable housing, economic development, financial literacy, or after-school and extracurricular programming. Rolling through November 30, 2018
The Home Depot Foundation: Community Impact Grants Program The Home Depot Foundation’s Community Impact Grants Program provides support to nonprofit organizations and public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their communities. Proposals for the following community improvement activities will be considered: repairs, refurbishments, and modifications to low-income or transitional housing or community facilities (schools, community centers, senior centers, etc.); weatherizing or increasing energy efficiency of low-income or transitional housing or community facilities; and engaging volunteers to help veterans in their community through service projects focusing on the renovation, repair, and improvement of homes and other properties. Rolling through December 31, 2018
National Networks funding via the Kresge Foundation The Kresge Foundation National Networks funding invests in national intermediaries committed to equitable community development practices and Kresge's brand of Creative Placemaking. This funding application is by inviation only

The Kars4Kids Small Grant Program is dedicated to supporting educational initiatives around the world, helping us impact more children.

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
Craft Education Scholarship - League of NH Craftsmen

This scholarship is designed to provide supplementary financial assistance to people (members and non-members) engaged in craft-related studies. Anyone living in New Hampshire or within ten miles of its border is eligible to receive this scholarship. We are interested in supporting intensive educational activities that present creative approaches to learning such as workshops, courses, seminars and other activities that meet the challenges of a career as a professional craftsperson, develop a personal interest in a craft discipline, and advance a skill or facilitate the learning of a new technique in a craft medium. 

applications are reviewed monthly
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 https://www.citizensbank
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
Local Systems funding via the Kresge Foundation Local Systems of the Kresge Foundation funds Creative Placemaking initiatives that challenge the norms and ways of working within city-wide systems, andsupport more adaptive practitioners. Rolling Deadline, Letter of Inquiry required
Place-Based Inititives funding via the Kresge Foundation Placed-based Initiatives funding from the Kresge Foundation supports established Creative Placemaking practitioners that work in disinvested communities and seek to improve the bedrock conditions of low income people. Rolling Deadline, Letter of Inquiry required
National Dance Project Travel Fund National Dance Project Travel Fund provides monetary assistance for U.S. based presenters, curatorial staff, and residency directors or for current NDP artist grantees to connect in person to explore feasibility of presenting NDP-funded works.  rolling deadline
NTP: Presentation Grant National Theater Project - NEFA
Presentation Grants are made to invited U.S. presenters and support up to 50% of the artistic fee (including travel expenses) for NTP projects.
rolling deadline
NTP: Presenter Travel Grant National Theater Project - NEFA
Grants provide monetary assistance to arts presenters and curatorial staff so that they may travel to view NTP projects for which they are considering presenting.
rolling deadline
New England Presenter Travel Fund New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA)
Presenter Travel Fund enhances the performing arts in the region by supporting programming and curatorial staff's travel costs associated with research.
rolling deadline
TD CHaritable Foundation: Non-profit Training Resource Fund The Non-Profit Training Resource Fund, an initiative of the TD Charitable Foundation, provides grants to charitable organizations for employees to attend approved classes and courses that will enhance job performance. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to organizations within the TD Bank market area on the East Coast that focus on affordable housing, economic development, financial literacy, or after-school and extracurricular programming. rolling deadline
Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program

The Walmart Foundation's Community Grant Program awards grants of up to $5,000 to nonprofits within the service area of Walmart stores. Focus areas include:

  • hunger relief and healthy eating
  • sustainability
  • women's economic empowerment
  • career opportunities
rolling deadline through December 31, 2018

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Jobs, Residencies, Internships & Volunteer Opportunities
Position Organization / Location Deadline to apply For more information
Program Assistant Academy of Applied Science,
Concord, NH
Program Assistant Reaching Higher NH,
Concord, NH
Development Director Castle Preservation Society,
Moultonborough, NH
Director, Dartmouth College Glee Club,
Associate Producer,
Box Office Manager,
Box Office Assistant,
Audience Engagement Assistant,
Hokins Center Usher
Hopkins Center for the Arts (HOP) at Dartmouth College,
Hanover, NH
Open Positions - Private Muic Teachers Ted Herbert's Music School, at The Majestic Theatre, Page Street, Manchester, NH
Current Position openings:
(female) Voice/Piano -or- Voice/Guitar Teacher
(male or femail) Saxophone -and/or- Clarinet Teacher
Positions to be filled immediately For more information: ,
Applicants should email resume and references ASAP to SChool Administrator A. Robery Dionne
Scenic Painter/Carpenter, Two Costume Designers, and a Costume Intern 2018 Professional Season at Jean's Playhouse, Lincoln, NH ASAP Please contact Artistic Director Sharon Paquette at
Marketing Coordinator McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center,
Concord, NH
Editor HowlRound ASAP
Curatorial Assistant for American Art Hood Museum of Art,
Hanover, NH
Community Impact Associate NH Charitable Foundation,
Concord, NH
Marketing and Graphic Design Associate NH SPCA,
Stratham, NH
Music Performance Manager (Staff and Administrator | Music | Part-time) Phills Exeter Academy,
Exeter, NH
Administrative Assistant New Futures,
Concord, NH
ASAP Please email a cover letter, with your resume, to April Arel at  No phone calls please.  Position will remain open until filled.
Assistant Director of Production & Facility Colonial Theatre Group,
Keene, NH
To apply, e-mail cover letter, resume and references to:  with subject line: Assistant Director of Production & Facility Search, or mail to: Assistant Director of Production & Facility Search, The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street, PO Box 77, Keene, NH 03431

Interim Director and Curator Lamont Gallery,
Phills Exeter Academy,
Exeter, NH
Coordinator Pro Portsmouth,
Portsmouth, NH
Assistant Director of Production & Facility The Colonial Theatre,
Keene, NH
This is a full-time, seasonal (9 – 10 month/year) position.  Compensation is commensurate with experience with a generous benefits package.

To apply, e-mail cover letter, resume and references to  with subject line: Assistant Director of Production & Facility Search, or mail to Assistant Director of Production & Facility Search, The Colonial Theatre, PO Box 77, 95 Main Street, Keene, NH 03431. 

Host of the NHPBS High School Quiz Show One of the longest running high school quiz shows in the country is looking for an energetic, engaging, and outgoing on-air host. Candidates should be comfortable ad-libbing, engaging with players and a live audience, and thinking quickly on their feet during live-to-tape game play. To be filled ASAP ... with Fall 2018 activities to start the position
Events & Marketing Manager Red River Theatres,
Concord, NH
open until filled
Director of Education and Career Initiatives NH Charitable Foundation,
Concord, NH
open until filled
Grants Manager NH Audubon,
Concord, NH
open until filled
Deputy Director, and Lead Teacher Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties,
Laconia, NH
open until filled
Business Office Manager New Hampshire Public Broadcasting,
Durham, NH
open until filled
Director of Education and Career Initiatives NH Charitable Foundation,
Concord, NH
open until filled
Senior Cultural Planner, Senior Researcher and Graduate Intern Metris Arts Consulting,
Easton, PA
open until filled
Festival Director Music Mountain Incorporated,
Falls Village, CT
open until filled
Major Gifts Officer,
Customer Relations Representative (part-time),
Director of Archives and Public Historian,
VP of Marketing,
and Grants Manager
New York Philharmonic,
New Yourk, NY
open until filled
Executive Director Spectrum Dance Theater,
Seattle, WA
open until filled
Residency at Studio Place Arts Studio Place Arts,
greater Barre/Montpelier, VT area
August 10, 2018
Public Art Project Manager (PAPM) (temporary project manager)
San Francisco Arts Commission,
San Francisco, CA
August 10, 2018
Program Director, Dance New England Foundation for the Arts,
Boston, MA
August 13, 2018
Director od Education Vermont Folklife Center (VFC),
Middlebury, VT
August 15, 2018 https://www.vermontfolklifecenter
ON::VIEW Artist in Residency The ON::VIEW residency provides a free, high visibility studio space for an artist to complete a four-week project. Sulfur Studios is currently accepting applications for the following residency periods: Residency period 8: September 11th - October 7th, Residency period 9: October 9th - November 4th, and Residency period 10: November 12th - December 9th August 15, 2018
White Cube Residency - New Mexico All artists. Must be 21 years old to participate and eligible to travel to and stay in the United States for the period of his/her residency.
Each year Annex:art offers its White Cube Residency in San Fidel, New Mexico. This short-term, sponsored residency program is being offered in cooperation with Gallery 66, located in the historic Acoma Curio Shop. The program is open to creative individuals working in any genre, including visual art, music and literature. The residency is available for 2 – 4 weeks, includes studio workspace, living accommodations, $1000 stipend and an exhibition of the completed work.
August 15, 2018
Administrative Assistant Star Island Corporation,
Portsmouth, NH
August 17, 2018
Executive Director NH Municipal Association,
Concord, NH
August 24, 2018
Senior Program Manager of Public Art San Francisco Arts Commission,
San Francisco, CA
August 24, 2018
Executive Director NH Business Committee for the Arts,
Statewide (NH)
August 31, 2018
Artist Residency in Upstate NY Main Street Arts is accepting applications for their residency program. Artists in residence have 24-hour access to a large studio on our second floor, the option to show work in the gallery, and the opportunity to teach paid workshops. Facilities include 200 sq. ft. studio spaces, an electric kiln, potters wheel, etching press, and more. August 31, 2018 http://www.mainstreetartsgallery
Artist Residency The MacDowell Colony,
Peterborough, NH
September 15, 2018
Graduate Internships American Independance Museum,
Exeter, NH
November 20, 2018
Content Marketing & Copywriting Associate The Music Hall,
Portsmouth, NH
To be filled ASAP
Office Manager Brattleboro Museum and Art Center (BMAC)
Brattleboro, VT
To be filled ASAP
Administrative Assistant Canterbury Shaker Village,
Canterbury, NH
To be filled ASAP
Executive Director Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center,
Westhampton Beach, New York
To be filled ASAP
Director of Marketing, Audience Development Manager, and
Logistical Arts Manager
The Philadelphia Orchestra,
Philadelphia, PA
To be filled as soon as possible
Operations Manager Prescott Park Arts Festival,
Portsmouth, NH
To be filled ASAP
Coordinator of Pro Portsmouth

Pro Portsmouth, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating and sustaining the vitality of Portsmouth's arts, culture and history through events and community collaboration. Pro Portsmouth produces a number of the Seacoast’s largest Downtown events: Children’s Day, Market Square Day Festival & 10K Road Race, Summer in the Street and First Night® Portsmouth.

To be filled ASAP About Pro Portsmouth, Inc.: ,

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Executive Director Revels North,
Hanover, NH
To be filled ASAP
Executive Development Assistant

Concord, Community Music School,
Concord, NH

To be filled ASAP

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter (no telephone inquiries, please) to:
Concord Community Music School
President, attn. Executive Assistant Search
23 Wall Street, Concord, NH  03301

Education/Site Manager - Laconia

Community Action Program of Belknap-Merrimack Counties,
Laconia, NH
To be filled ASAP
Graphic Designer,
Creative Mornings Portsmouth
CreativeMornings Portsmouth is a local chapter of the the global breakfast lecture series for the creative community founded by Tina Roth Eisenberg (@swissmiss). We meet once a month on a Friday morning 8:30 - 10 am. Every meeting will feature a local speaker on the month’s topic and is free and open to the public - breakfast snacks & drinks to be provided. Open until filled Please email us if you are interested and for more information.
Executive Director Society of Arts & Crafts,
Boston, MA
Open until filled
Assistant Technical Director,
Assistant Properties Master, Scenic Artist, and Wardrobe Supervisor
Northern Stage,
White River Junction, VT
Open until filled
Parking Lot Attendant, Manager of Foundation Relations,
Visitor Services Associate,
Seasonal Gardener,
Historical Role Player(s), and Historical Interpreter
Strawbery Banke Museum,
Portsmouth, NH
Open until filled
Paraprofessionals/Aides and Substitutes Spaulding Youth Center,
Northfield, NH
Open until filled http://www.spauldingyouthcenter
Executive Director Southwest Montana Arts Council,
Dillon, MT
Open until filled
Executive Director Great Waters Music Festival,
Wolfeboro, NH
Open until filled

Director of Development,
Art Center Outreach Program Teachers,
Art Center Program Teachers, and Cafe Counter Clerk

The Currier Museum,
Manchester, NH
Open until filled
Marketing Specialist & (FT) Resource Development Director Monadnock United Way,
Keene, NH
Instructor -
Majestic's Space Journey (half-day theatre camp for ages 5 - 7 years)
Instructor will plan and lead activities to provide positive social interaction, imaginative play, theatre games, music, and creative movement. A short showcase will be held for family and friends on the final Saturday. Must have the ability to provide ACTIVE based program for this particular age group, and classroom management skills. Camp runs Monday -Friday 9am - 1pm, July 17 - 29. Individuals should have experience in theatre and working with young children. ASAP Interested candidates should email resume and interest to
Seeking new Choral Members
(High-school age or above)
Manchester Choral Society;
Manchester, NH
until filled
Art Educators Main Street Art,
Newfields, NH
This small non-profit art school is always looking for art educators to teach any age, any level, and any type of art (not ceramics).
Seeking Traditional Craft Demonstrators Share Your Talents! Historic craft demonstrations enrich Artisan Festival - Join our cadre of Village demonstrators and share your talents with the public. Everyone from textile artists to woodworkers are welcome. ongoing Contact Nicole Laurin, Special Events and Adult Programs Manager, with any questions about the Canterbury Cadre of Village demonstrators
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
Violin Lessons (in Keene and Peterborough) ongoing

Contact: Monadnock Violin Studio (603) 762-6340  info@monadnockviolinstudio.comRegistration is ongoing throughout the year: Inquiries

NH Writers Project Critique Partner Match Matches writers seeking critique partners.

Suggested meeting schedule: 4 times in a 4-month period
Booking 2018 Art Workshops Roadshow Have you ever wanted to learn something about art or have a workshop come to your friends? Those opportunities are here! One-day, theme-based workshops. Some of the Workshops that are available: Drawn to Sketch, Painting is Possible, Paint that Scene, and Art at Work. These are 3-hour workshops. ASAP

Details available. Contact: Chris Orcutt Henderson Studio 
15 Central Street, Second Floor
Woodstock, VT 05091  
Email: for more information.

Arts Administrators' Essentials: Supporting Individual Artists

This course includes 6 modules, with a combination of self and instructor led elements. You will receive a certificate at the completion of all units. (Certificate is earned assuming a 90% score or higher on quizzes and a 90% or better attendance rate.)

July through October
NH Grants Institute Designed for both novice and experienced grant seekers alike, the NH Grants Institute is a comprehensive and interactive 3-day workshop that covers organizational readiness, pre-grant planning, grant identification, strategy, relationship development between grantor and grantee, proposal writing, collaborative grant development, the review process, and forging effective relationships with funders. August 7-9, 2018
Online Arts Extension Services Leadership Certificate Program (via UMass Amherst)

Propel your career forward and build your leadership capacity! The Leadership Certificate provides advanced skills and knowledge necessary for emerging, mid-career, and seasoned arts managers to advance their agendas.

DEadline to apply for a Fall 2018 start to the certificate is August 10, 2018
Building an Actionable Communications Plan Building on a strong foundation of strategic goals, organizational branding, and audience segmentation, a planned, integrated approach to marketing communications will advance your nonprofit in an effective, meaningful way. This hands-on workshop will help you. August 14, 2018, from 10 a.m. till 12 p.m.
Interactive workshop for piano teachers

Bananas Hardly Say Anything During the Day:  Alison Cheroff presents her recently published piano book in an interactive workshop for piano teachers. This workshop brings together a new approach to note reading; how to teach the foundation of a free and coordinate technique; and the role of artwork and composition in teaching piano. The book, with Alison’s own watercolors, will be projected on a screen. 

August 28, 2018, from 10 a.m. till 12-noon,
at the Upper Valley Music Center, Lebanon, NH

Contact: 6034481642,


Welding Certification (Monadnock Art X Tech) MAXT’s partner Phaze Welding Technology Center will begin to offer a one of a kind work force development program at MAxT.  The class provides an affordable way for students to gain American Welding Association certification, opening up job opportunities in a high paying, in-demand field. Registration is open throughout August and September
The Hoffman-Haas Fellowship A great opportunity for future community leaders to engage in learning about being effective nonprofit board leaders. Through presentations from national speakers, mentoring by nonprofit and community leaders, and dialogues about the hot board topics of today, the Hoffman-Haas Fellowship strives to populate New Hampshire nonprofit boards with inspired, prepared, and ready-to-be-engaged board leaders.
An informal discussion about the Fellowship will be held on Thursday, August 16, at the Center's office in Concord where you can chat with Center staff and Hoffman-Haas Fellowship alumni. Light refreshments will be provided and, while this event is free, registration is required. (To register follow this link.)
Application Deadline: September 12, 2018
New Hampshire Poetry Festival (fourth annual) Workshop spots are filling fast! We have an amazing lineup this year, with National Book Award finalist Linda Pastan as our headliner and workshops from award-winning poets Adrian Blevins, Robert Crawford, Sharon Dolin, and Matthew Guenette. Saturday, September 15, 2018 http://poetrysocietyofnew
High-Impact Volunteer Engagement (HIVE) initiatives An intensive one-year program that combines workshops and one-on-one consulting, will provide you with the tools and guidance to boost your return on investment in those relationships. (Next session begins in November) application deadline: September 17, 2018 at 5 p.m.
2018 Nonprofit Leadership Summit

The Nonprofit Leadership Summit, the NH Center for Nonprofits’ signature event, brings together nonprofit board and staff leaders, along with corporate and philanthropic partners to explore trends and issues impacting the sector. 

September 21, 2018 from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Social Mdia for Business, Beyond the Basics

This day-long workshop will help improve your business's or organization's use of Social Media and offers an optional one-hour, follow-up webinar for more advance Social Media work. The goal is to help small business owners and nonprofits better manage Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and video marketing.

September 21, 2018
Market Yur Book Using Facebook & Video ... Painlessly In this workshop you'll learn how to get people to buy your book by marketing it through Facebook and using video marketing strategies. October 12, 2018, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Mastering Your Mark An Art Conference dsigned especially for you. Nineteen sessions packed with tips, techniques and inspiration to help you advance your artwork. There’s something for everyone – from beginners to advanced. Hands-on activities during the day-  Using Alcohol Inks with Mary Wojciechowski and Eileen Casey-What Lies Beneath Lunchtime Keynote -Wendy Hale The Creative Brain – Why We Paint; Why We Can’t. First 100 to register are entered into a drawing for a Wacom Intuos Pro Professional Pen & Touch Tablet worth $350! Sunday, October 14, 2018
Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising with Chuck Loring

Chuck's dynamic approach to resource development takes into account that not every person is a "make the ask" person and he helps you identify ways to find the right fit in your fundraising plan for each board member. This practical session filled with tools you can use is perfect for board-staff teams and addresses the complementary roles board members play in their organization's governance and resource development.

October 20, 2018
Idea Swap The Idea Swap is an annual event for New England-based nonprofit cultural organizations and touring artists to network and share tour project ideas, including those that may qualify for funding from NEFA’s Expeditions grant program. Where: Mechanics Hall | 321 Main St., Worcester, MA October 30, 2018
Click! 2018 Photography Conference Please join us November 3 for the Cape Cod Art Center's 5th annual CLICK! Photography Conference, featuring Canon Explorer of Light Jack Reznicki, Bobbi Lane, Barbara Braman, Mike Goodman, Gail Hansche, Andy Howard, John Klingel, Jurgen Lobert, Bob Singer, John Tunney, Lori Whalen and Betty Wiley. November 3, 2018

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Requests for Proposals
Project; Location Notes Deadline For more information

River Crossing Project,
Sacramento & West Sacramento, CA

A temporary public art /placemaking opportunity intended to infuse downtown neighborhoods with new vitality and promote pedestrian, bicycle, and streetcar pathways linking mixed-use development in the Washington District of West Sacramento with entertainment, employment, and recreation in downtown Sacramento. August 13, 2018
Black Wall Street Gardens,
Durham, NH

The City of Durham invites professional artists or artist teams to submit qualifications to design, fabricate, and install a signature, permanent piece of public art in Black Wall Street Gardens in downtown Durham. The piece is to commemorate and illuminate the importance of Black Wall Street and the legacy of Durham’s African-American business community. Full proposals are not required at this time; please submit only those materials described in the submission requirements section.

August 20, 2018
Phoenix Public Art Call to artist for Well Site Enhancement Projects Artist Pool The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture’s Public Art Program is requesting qualifications from professional artists to collaborate with other design professionals to design aesthetic improvements to promote safety and security for multiple City of Phoenix Water Services Department well sites. Located in different residential neighborhoods throughout the city, the well sites are essential components of Phoenix’s drinking water delivery system. Some locations are lightly fenced vacant lots with inactive pumps and other equipment. Others have substantial fencing and walls protecting working equipment. The sites include street frontage and offer the opportunity to increase tree and shade coverage, reducing the urban heat impact of exposed vacant lots and hard surfaces. August 20, 2018 by 11:59 p.m.
Public Art for Wake County Fuquay-Varina & Morrisville Community Libraries Call to Artist/Request for Qualifications
Wake County seeks to commission a professional artist to create a site-specific exterior art work to be placed outside of two public library projects (Project 1 & 2). The selected artist will contract directly with Wake County to successfully complete the full scope of the Projects within the projected budgets and schedules.
August 23, 2018, 2:00 p.m. (EST)
City of Charlotte
Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement Program (CNIP)
Five Points Plaza & I-77/West Trade St. Underpass Enhancement Projects
A public art opportunity at Five Points Plaza and the West Trade Underpass Enhancement projects in Charlotte, North Carolina. Partners to create impactful artwork that responds to the parameters of the site and references the history of West End Charlotte. The artwork should be designed to serve as a beacon for this new gathering space, and a landmark for the neighborhood. The selected artist/artist team will be expected to engage with the City’s design team and include substantial community involvement when developing the concept for their artwork. August 24, 2018
San Pedro Creek Culture Park in San Antonio, TX

Bexar County has engaged the San Antonio River Authority to assist them in selecting an artist for a commission to install a permanent public artwork at the newly opened San Pedro Creek Culture Park in downtown San Antonio, TX.  The Tricentennial Artwork will serve as a signature work of art for the Park and commemorate the Tricentennial of Bexar County and the City of San Antonio.

August 30, 2018, by 2:00 p.m.
Public Art at the University of Florida (UF 603) Reitz Union Career Resource Center
Design Concept: The Career Center is highly stylized with image and text throughout the space. This should be a consideration when applying for the project and when designing art for the space. Creating connections to the natural world. A bridge to the professional world.
September 7, 2018
NEXUS Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Herbert Wertheim Laboratory for Engineering Excellence (NEXUS Engineering)
$95,500 for a site-specific work of art. Up to 3 finalists will receive a $1,500 honorarium to visit the site and create a site-specific proposal.
September 21, 2018…/art-and-ar…/downloads/asb/uf-asb-461/
Jacksonville Roundable Art Project Jacksonville University and the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville seek an artist or artist-team to design, fabricate, and install a large scale, dynamic, site-specific artwork for a newly constructed roundabout. September 30, 2018
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

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Item Date Notes For more information
Broadway Bound - Theatre Camp August 13-17, 2018, and August 20-24, 2018

Broadway Bound, at Jean’s Playhouse, Lincoln, NH, is a unique and memorable day camp experience that puts your son/daughter on the stage instead of in the audience! Taught by professional main stage actors from all over the country, Broadway Bound offers a variety of fun and engaging courses that will have your kids singing and dancing!
47th Annual One-Act Festival Festival = weekend of September 7, 2018 NH Community Theater Association seeks entries for the 47th Annual One-Act Festival. Open to all material, all ages, any community theater organization in NH.
More information contact Chuck at
World Tours Studio ongoing

World Tours Studio (WTS) offers Artists and writers travel workshop booking services. Artist interested in scheduling and booking a travel workshop to offer simply provide dates and destinations and World Tours Studio does the rest, putting together a package that the artists can offer to their students. WTS takes care of all the logistics while artists are freed up to put together their curriculum and fill their workshops.
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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