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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)
Hairspray OPEN AUDITIONS for Ages 12 – Adult. ALL ROLES AVAILABLE.
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.

AUDITIONS: Tuesday, February 13 and Wednesday, February 14 between 6:00 – 9:00 PM.
CALLBACKS: Thursday, February 15 from 5:30-10:00 PM

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 “Walk In” auditions are always welcome, however they will be seen as time permits. Those with scheduled audition appointment times will be seen as close to their scheduled time as possible.
Stranger Than Fiction Improv & Comedy Try out at our annual improv auditions! No experience necessary! Improv consists of scenes and games that are entirely made up on the spot (think Whose Line is it Anyway?) and it is one of the most creative, and exciting ways to be involved in theater. Must be 18+ to audition, and be available to start rehearsals immediately in mid-March. There is no pressure to "be funny" - we only ask that you attend auditions ready to play and imagine. Improv is a collective experience that thrives on the contributions made by everyone onstage. We will be looking for people who are excellent listeners, and who can support their fellow scene partners.
(Star Theatre, at the Kittery Community Center 120 Rogers Road, ME)
March 3, 2018 from 12:45 till 3:00 PM Spaces are limited, and those auditioning must fill out the following registration form:
2018 NH Theatre Job Fair & Auditions Auditions: Acting only or Musical theatre (includes dance)
Technical/Production interviews: carpentry, lighting and sound, costumes, properties and stage managment
Administrative/Theatre Management interviews: box office, marketing business office
Located at The Dana Center, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH
Saturday March 10, 2018 from 9:00 AM till 6:00 PM All candidates must register online at by the February 17, 2018 deadline
Shakespeare in Hollywood (Community Players of Concord) Auditions held at: The Community Players Studio 435 Josiah Bartlett Road Concord, NH
Show Synopsis
It’s 1934, and Shakespeare’s most famous fairies, Puck and Oberon, have magically materialized on the Warner Bros. Hollywood set of Max Reinhardt’s soon-to-be-classic film, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Instantly smitten by the glitz and glamour of show biz, the two are ushered onto the silver screen to play (who else?) themselves.
Audition Dates and Times
Sun. March 11 6:30 – 8:30p PM
Mon. March 12 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Callback date: March 13, 6:30 PM
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:
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
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.
All Around Monadnock: The Character and Heritage of the Monadnock Region The Monadnock Region means many things to many people. It is recognized for its natural beauty. It is known as the “Currier & Ives Corner” of New Hamp-shire because of its remarkably intact early New England historical record and built environment. It is known for its quintessential New England festivals and cultural events. And it is known for its people, from old-time New England characters to those who have come to love the region’s heritage, culture and landscape.

Be sure to register in time for this June 1, 2018 event
Glass Ceiling: Limitless View Women's Caucus for Art, New Hampshire and 3S Artspace, as collaborators, seek to present a carefully curated selection of contemporary artists' reflections on the idea of a Glass Ceiling as well as the Limitless View your perspective may hold. Where and how has the idea of the Glass Ceiling affected you? What joys and sorrows do you relate to gender or to society's notion of gender? Power? Potential? Limitless view? February 9, 2018
Fierce & Frail: Of Beings, Beasts and Seed Verum Ultimum Gallery is thrilled to invite artists to explore the theme, “FIERCE and FRAIL: Of Beings, Beasts, and Seed,” and enter work that is any interpretation of the call. They don't seek to drive the work, they only hope to unveil a unique vision. All mediums and modes of expression are encouraged (including, but not limited to: narrative, illustrative, conceptual, abstract and beyond).  The theme may be interpreted in many ways, not necessarily meant to be a literal or didactic illumination. How does your work speak to this theme?  February 10, 2018
Namaste - Linus Galleries Call for Artists In these confusing times what our souls and society need are meditation, quiet reflection and a good dose of namaste. In this call for artists we would like to see your interpretation of peace. Namaste. February 14, 2018
Monotype/Monoprint Exhibition Monotype Guild of New England presents their fifth National Monotype/Monoprint Exhibition, open to all U.S. Artists working in unique prints. February 15, 2018
Wide Open 6 Announcing our 9th annual national juried art show at BWAC, Wide Open 9. $3000 in cash prizes, including $1000 Best in Show. Exhibit runs May 12 - June 17, 2018. This juried show looks to explore this idea of “wide open” in all the hidden niches of our collective psyche. February 16, 2018
Clinician Well-Being and Resilience

What does clinician burnout, well-being, and resilience look, feel, and sound like to you? Submit a creative piece answering the question to the National Academy of Medicine!

February 16, 2018
2018 Posterheroes Contest Posterheroes is an international contest that calls for poster about social and environmental themes. This year's theme is SHAPING THE FUTURE. Tell us your vision of the future with a 70x100cm poster! We already know the challenges of this time that have roots in the present lifestyle of the society. CLIMATE CHANGES AND GLOBAL WARMING EFFECTS SOCIAL RELATIONSHIP AND HUMAN RIGHTS February 17, 2018
stARTup Art Fair stARTup's mission is to connect artists directly to the art world and to collectors hungry to acquire artwork from emerging and under-recognized artists. At stARTup Fair, artists take control of their careers, represent themselves, and keep 100% of their sales proceeds. 
Artists can apply online with a resume, bio, proposal and up to 10 images. Those selected by our esteemed jury will create a three-day exhibition in a room at the hotel. Exhibitor fees include 4 nights at the del Sol, complimentary parking, Wi-Fi, breakfast, and all hotel and occupancy taxes.
February 19, 2018 https://startupartfair.submittable
Recycle 2018 We are seeking to exhibit sophisticated 2-D and 3-D art created in the re-use genre. Entries must incorporate at least 50 percent of repurposed, recycled or reused materials. Physical show in NYC. Juried by John Cloud Kaiser, Director Education of Materials for the Arts. February 20, 2018
Her Water, Her Future (A Women's Caucus for Art/NH (WCA/NH) Open Member's Show) One of the major principals of the Dublin Statement on Water is “Women play a central part in the provision, management, and safeguarding of water.” February 22, 2018


20th Annual 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 20 finalists are required to exhibit their original artwork and be present at The Art of the Portrait conference in Washington, DC, April 19-22, 2018. February 22, 2018
Everything Change Climate Fiction Contest Submit one piece of fiction up to 5,000 words using the impact of climate change. The winning story will receive a $1000 prize, and nine finalists will receive $50 prizes. Selected work will be published in an anthology by the Imagination and Climate Futures Initiative at Arizona State University. February 28, 2018 https://everythingchange.
Portals 2017-2018 The New York Center for Photographic Arts (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, Iphone, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, color etc.). March 4, 2018
Watercolor U.S.A. 2018 Watercolor U.S.A. 2018 is a national competitive exhibition sponsored by the Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri, since 1962. The primary purpose of the exhibition is to recognize and encourage watermedia painting. March 6, 2018
Chelsea International Fine Arts Competition

The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition (CIFAC) is an opportunity for both amateur and professional artists to submit their artwork for a chance to exhibit in New York City and receive valuable promotional benefits as well as cash prizes.

March 12, 2018
Meredith Sculpture Walk The sculpture walk is a carefully curated annual exhibit of sculptures placed around the beautiful town of Meredith. March 31, 2018
Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit (21st Annual)

A maximum of two sculptures may be entered by email. The work is exhibit in a safe environment, and is insured. All work must be for sale, and a 50% commission is taken by the gallery.

April 1, 2018
Alexandria Mesuem of Art Juried Competition

All artists over the age of 18 - working in any medium - are eligible.

April 12, 2018
Pressing Matters 2018

All entries must be hand-pulled prints using traditional printmaking processes in any combination of serigraphy, letterpress, collagraphy, etching, woodcut, lithography, linocut, drypoint, mezzotint, monoprint or solar plates.

May 1, 2018

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Grants, Funding & Awards
Organization/s Deadline For more information
Art Works National Endowment for the Arts
Art Works Grants: To support artistically excellent projects that celebrate our creativity and cultural heritage, invite mutual respect for differing beliefs and values, and enrich humanity. Matching grants generally range from $10,000 to $100,000. A minimum cost share/match equal to the grant amount is required.

Part 1 - Submit SF-424 to February 15, 2018
Part 2 - Submit Materials to Applicant Portal February 20-27, 2018
SFAI: Call for Residency Applicants

The Santa Fe Art Institute has announced Truth & Reconciliation as their 2018-2019 theme. From September 2018 through August 2019, SFAI will bring together 70 artists, creative practitioners, content experts, and innovative thinkers from all over the world to explore how uncovering and acknowledging the truth can be used as a means of reconciliation.

February 15, 2018
New Hampshire Impact Awards:
Board Impact Award, Nonprofit Impact Awards, and Healthy Community Impact Award
The New Hampshire Impact Award honors an exceptional individual for contributions to nonprofits in New Hampshire, whose service and ability to work across traditional boundaries has advanced community and social causes.
Board Impact Award: This award honors an individual who has served New Hampshire through exemplary nonprofit board service and overall leadership.
Nonprofit Impact Award: This award recognizes a nonprofit whose performance and exceptional service to the community sets a high standard of quality and demonstrates effective strategy, execution, and impact.
Healthy Community Impact Award: The Healthy Community Impact Award, presented by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, recognizes a nonprofit working to increase access to care and improve the wellbeing of individuals and communities to build a stronger, more vibrant state.
Friday, February 16, 2018
2018 Business in the Arts Awards

The Leadership Award will be given to one individual business leader to recognize exceptional leadership, vision and commitment in encouraging and developing the partnership between business and the arts.

February 16, 2018
Expeditions Touring Grant Presented by the New England Fountaion for the Arts (NEFA). Touring grants provide funding for presenting high quality artists in tours that exhibit strong collaboration between artists, presenters, and nonprofit organizations to creatively engage communities in New England. February 20, 2018
Expeditions Tour Planning Grant Presented by the New England Fountaion for the Arts (NEFA). Expeditions Tour Planning grants provide resources for projects that need additional planning time to build interest among tour partners, leading to an application for Expeditions Touring support. February 20, 2018
Save America's Treasures

The Save America's Treasures program is funded through the Historic Preservation Fund using revenue from Outer Continental Shelf oil releases, not tax dollars, and requires dollar-for-dollar private matching funds.

February 21, 2018
Bank of America Charitable Foundation Grants The Bank of America Charitable Foundation works to advance pathways to economic mobility in order to build thriving communities. Grants are provided to nonprofit organizations that serve specific states and regions, including New Hampshire.  February 23, 2018
National Dance Project (NDP) Productions Grant

NDP Production 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.
Free webinar offered for choreographers and/or stage companies interested in apply for the 2018 NDP Production Grant on January 24, 2018 from 2-3PM (EST) (informational webinar link)

March 1, 2018
Children's Theatre Foundation of America: Aurand Harris Grants and Fellowship Fund

The Children's Theatre Foundation of America’s grantmaking focus is on theatre for children and youth, the utilization of drama or theatre in education for children grades K-12, and development opportunities for theatre artists working in the area of children’s theatre in the United States. 

March 5, 2018 http://www.childrenstheatre
Creative Writing Fellowship 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 7, 2018
National Theatre Project (NTP) Creation & Touring Grant NTP Creation & Touring 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.
Free webinar offered for US-based theater ensambles and theater artists interested in apply for the 2018 NTP Creation & Touring Grant on January 24, 2018 from 4-5PM (EST) (informational webinar link)
March 12, 2018
New Hampshire Women's Foundation Grants The NH Women's Foundation provides grants—typically between $1,000 and $5,000—to support programs that: advocate for economic security, promote women and girls in leadership, foster work and life balance, champion health and wellness, and support women and children at risk. March 20, 2018 https://nhwomensfoundation
Community Grants Program Express Grants Grants of up to $5,000 for 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 organizational capacity). March 30, 2018
Hanley Family Foundation Grants for Substance Abuse Programs Grants are awarded to organizations whose primary focus is to help individuals recover from substance use disorder. Due to the lack of treatment services, opportunities to support new or expanding programs that will allow more people to seek recovery are particularly attractive to Hanley Family Foundation.  March 31, 2018 http://www.hanleyfamilyfoundation
New England States Touring (NEST) Grant
Presented by the New England Fountaion for the Arts (NEFA). NEST (New England States Touring) funds presentations of New England-based performing artists from outside of a presenter’s state. (for projects on or after July 1, 2018) April 2, 2018
Challenge America Presented by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).Theses $10,000 matching grants support projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations. April 12, 2018
National Dance Project Presentation Grant Presented by the New England Fountaion for the Arts (NEFA). Presentation Grants are made to U.S. nonprofit presenting organizations to support the engagements of NDP awarded projects on tour by subsidizing up to 50% of the artist's fee (including housing, per diem, and travel). April 20, 2018
Challenge America

To support projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations. Matching grants are for $10,000. A minimum cost share/match equal to the grant amount is required.

(Part 1 deadline) April 12, 2018
Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund Local GRants Program The Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund Local Grans Program makes grants of up to $20,000 to support “projects in Coös County, NH and bordering communities in the United States and Canada that focus on community revitalization.” July 19, 2018
Community Grants Program - Unrestricted Grants This competitive grants program awards unrestricted grants that support an organization’s general operations as a whole rather than a particular project or capacity-building effort. August 2, 2018

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
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

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Jobs, Residencies, Internships & Volunteer Opportunities
Organization / Location Deadline to apply For more information
Editor HowlRound ASAP
Program Assistant New England Presenters / Arts Presenters of Northern New England,
One year contract position (part-time, 5-10 hrs/week)
February 7, 2018

Send Resume and cover letter to

Mineral School Residency Mt. Rainier,
Mineral, WA
February 15, 2018
Assistant or Associate Professor in Design UNH COLA Art & Art History Department (UCARTS),
UNH, Durham, NH
February 16, 2018
Executive Director Conrad Mansion Museum,
Kalispell, Montana, 59901
March 1, 2018
Canterbury Shaker Village Intership Canterbury Shaker Village,
Canterbury, NH
March 1, 2018
Executive Director Flynn Center for the Performing Arts,
Burlington, VT
Friday, March 2, 2018
Tough Art Artist Residency Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, PA
The goal of this residency is to produce fine art that is tough enough to withstand children’s interaction. Artists work with museum staff to build prototypes, test ideas on the museum floor, and fabricate and install a finished work.
March 30, 2018
360 Xochi Quetzal 2018 Fiber Resiency in Mexico

International fiber artists working in all fiber media are welcome to apply as well as writers working on fiber-related projects and musicians/composers whose focus is stringed instruments.

July 29, 2018
IMPACT Playwright Jean's Playhouse,
Lincoln, NH
To be filled ASAP
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
Development Associate Prescott Park Arts Festival,
Portsmouth, NH
To be filled ASAP
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.: ,

About this job posting:
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.
Assistant Technical Director,
Assistant Properties Master, Scenic Artist, and Wardrobe Supervisor
Northern Stage,
White River Junction, VT
Open until filled
Manager of Foundation Relations,
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
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
Grantwriting: the Fundamentals This grantwriting workshop provides an overview of the fundraising cycle. You will prepare an internal case for your organization in preparation to apply for grants. The process of researching and applying for grants from federal, state, and foundation funding sources will be covered. You will learn how to develop a creative idea, locate the right funding source, and write an effective proposal that includes an introduction, problem statement, objectives, timeframe, and evaluation. Come with an idea for funding. The workshop is specially suited to fundraisers, teachers, non-profit administrators, and related professionals. This workshop is designed for those raising or wishing to raise funds for nonprofit organizations with a 501c3 designation in hand or in process. February 9, 2018 (in Manchester, NH)
Storytelling Workshops with Regi Carpenter The NH Theatre Project,
Portsmouth, NH
February 9 and 10, 2018
Take the Plunge: Printmaking with Soy-based Inks with Catherine Kernan Two Rivers Print Making Studio
White River Junction, VT
Saturday & Sunday, February 10 & 11, 2018 from 10AM - 4PM
Monoprinting Your Mark onto Fabric with Margaret M. Sheehan Two Rivers Print Making Studio
White River Junction, VT
Saturday & Sunday, February 10 & 11, 2018 from 10AM - 4PM
Unlocking the European Art Market online workshop In 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. Monday February 12, 2018, from 7:00 till 8:30 PM http://www.creative-capital
Balance of Mind, Body and Breath using Alexander Technique The NH Theatre Project,
Portsmouth, NH
February 17, 2018
Sharpening with Japanese Water Stones MAxT Makerspace,
Monadnock Plaza at 1 Jaffrey Rd., Peterborough, NH
February 17, 2018, from 10:00 AM till 12-noon, and 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Development 101 (in Manchester, NH) This three-hour introduction to resource development will focus on the basics: where the charitable dollars are, and how you can attract them. Our presenters—longtime NH nonprofit leaders, now sought-after consultants—bring decades of experience to bear on the subject. The morning will be fun, informative, and interactive, and you’ll leave with the tools to do your job with greater confidence and effectiveness. February 21, 2018
Grantwriting 101 (webinar) If you are new to grantwriting, this webinar is for you! During this 90-minute webinar, Alice Ruhnke, founder and owner of the Grant Advantage, will teach you how to use a Program Planning Framework to plan your grant applications so they tell a strong, consistent story. February 22, 2018
TansCultural Exchange's 2018 International Conference Opportunities in the Arts: Exploring New Horizons Change your world. Expand your career. Tap into the unique international arts network that is TransCultural Exchange. Connect globally with artists, curators, residency directors, grant makers and international arts professionals. Located in Quebec City, Canada (the 2016 Culture City of the Year) February 22 - 24, 2018
Master of Arts in Critical and Historical Craft Studies Warren Wilson College,
Asheville, NC
Priority consideration is given to application materials submitted by March 1, 2018
Introduction to Japanese Hand Tools for Woodworking MAxT Makerspace,
87 Pierce Rd. Dublin, NH
March 3 and 4, 2018
Grant Writing course Explore resources, understand grant terminology and participate in the actual writing process.
Great Bay Community College, Portsmouth, NH
Mondays, March 5 - 26, 2018 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Capital Campaigns - Are You Really Ready? A capital campaign seems like a surefire way to build that building, create that endowment, or launch that new program. But leaping before looking is a sure path to failure.  March 13, 2018
Risk Assessment for Performing Arts Organizations
Natural disasters, local emergencies, and other disruptive events can have devastating effects on all sizes of performing arts organizations. This webinar will focus on mitigating risks at institutions, to prevent disasters from happening and to reduce the impact of unavoidable disasters.
March 14, 2018
Write On Golden Pond Workshop hosted by Earnest Thompson (writer of On Golden Pond). More than a hundred stories have been created at Ernest’s home in the idyllic Lakes Region of New Hampshire. The weekend begins with a cocktail party Friday evening and finishes Sunday afternoon with a reading of your newly written play by professional actors in front of a live audience. For writers of all disciplines and levels of experience. March 16-18, 2018
Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations course Identify the key concepts of leading an organization. Explore relational, strengths and change leadership. Create,organize and supervise an empowering volunteer program.
Great Bay Community College, Portsmouth, NH
March 20 - April 10, 2018, from 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Maine Arts Leadership Initiative - MEGA Conference

Join us for an outstanding professional development opportunity. Participants will have a chance to select 3 workshops to attend from a total of 15. In addition, participants will have a chance to work with a teaching artist. The cost is $25.00 and 5.5 contact hours are available.

Friday, March 23, 2018, 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM (Oxford Hills High School, South Paris, ME)
Guest Workshop: True Voice Power Women For women who want to find more power and reach with their professional voice, a True Voice Power Workshop with Martha Gleason, Lauren Capizzo and Genevieve Aichele
The NH Theatre Project, Portsmouth, NH
March 24, 2018
Making a Box with Cover by Hand MAxT Makerspace,
Monadnock Plaza at 1 Jaffrey Rd., Peterborough, NH
March 24, 2018 from 9:00 AM till 5:00 PM
Community & Civic Engagement course Learn the art of communication and change within communities large and small - why change happens and how conflict typically accompanies it.
Great Bay Community College, Portsmouth, NH
Wednesdays, April 4 - 25, 2018, from 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Art Business Summit (Santa Fe, New Mexico) This event is designed specifically for artists who want to succeed on a professional level, through an interactive program focused on practical business strategies for the creative entrepreneur. April 6-7, 2018

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Requests for Proposals
Project; Location Notes Deadline For more information
Faena Art Prize in Buenos Aires Faena Art invites international artists across disciplines to submit proposals for a chance to receive $75,000, and the opportunity to create a site-specific work at the Faena Art Center. February 15, 2018
Welcome Sign Project

Glasgow Tourism Business Improvement District is looking for a proposal to design and produce a metal image/lettering to affix to the large rocks that are placed in concrete adjacent to Highway Two on the east and west side of Glasgow.

March 2, 2018
Equity Fountain Project

In the summer of 2017, the city of Helena removed a fountain located at Hill Park. The Equity Fountain Project was borne from this event and is a small collective of residents seeking to refinish the existing fountain footprint with a new work of art – one that celebrates equity and equality, diversity and respect, generosity, compassion, tolerance, service, peace and justice. 

April 1, 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
California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) Summer 2018 Applications must be Completed on or before February 28, 2018
(Camp will take place from July 7 through August 3, 2018)
Over CSSSA'a thirty two year history they have provided exemplary four-week summer arts programing to more than 17,000 talented high school students. Financial aid available. Session at the CalArts Campus in Valencia, CA. Programming offered in: animation, dance, film, music, theater, visual arts, and writing.
February Vacation Week Camps at The Children's Museum ART DAY - Tues., Feb. 27, 2018,
SCIENCE DAY - Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, and
ENGINEERING DAY - Thurs., March 1, 2018
The Cildren's Museum in Dover, NH is offering three "Camp" days for ages 6 to 9, from 9:00 AM till 12-noon. Each camp will include time to play in the museum, take home projects and time for a snack.
School Vacation Camps at MoCo Arts February Vacation Week - February 26 - March 2, 2018 from 9 AM till 3 PM (after care until 5 PM available for $12/day),
April Vacation Week - April 23-27, 2018 from 9 AM till 3 PM (after care until 5 PM available for $12/day),
February Vacation Week theme = MoCoPOLY
Board games come to life! Play the biggest game of candy land in town, design your own games and get inspired. Campers will explore fine and performing arts all week long culminating with a musical theatre performance on Friday at Noon.
April Vacation Week theme = Urban Arts
Many trends start in the big cities. Try your hand at rap, hip hop dance, and bucket drumming. Design a skyscraper and practice the art of graffiti. The grand finale of the week features a musical theatre production on Friday at Noon featuring singing, dancing and acting.

School Vacation Camps at The Palace Theatre, Manchester, NH February Vacation Week - February 26 - March 2, 2018 from 9 AM till 4 PM,
April Vacation Week - April 23 - 27, 2018 from 9 AM till 4 PM
Vacation camps are for children of all theatre skill levels in grades 2-12. Camp hours are Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm.
Vacation Camp #1: 101 Dalmatians Kids. Feb. 26 - March 2. Performance March 3 @10am.
Vacation Camp #2: Sleeping Beauty Kids. April 23 - April 27. Performance April 28 @10am
School Vacation Camps at NH Theatre Project February Vacation Camp - February 26 - March 2, 2018, from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM and April Vacation Camp - April 23 - 27, 2018, from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM FEBRUARY VACATION CAMPS for Ages 7-11 - Fractured Fairy Tales to Comedy and Improv - A different theme each day!
APRIL VACATION CAMPS for Ages 7-11 - Fractured Fairy Tales to Audition Techniques - A different theme each day!
NH Theatre Project 2018 Summer Camps Four sessions July through August, 2018

Real Life Heroes: Teen Theatre Camp – July 9-14, 2018 - For Ages 12-17 – Campers create an original ensemble performance.
The Play’s the Thing!  Youth Theatre Camp – July 16-21, 2018 - For ages 7 -11 – Now in its 23rd year!
Strafford Summer Arts Camp – July 16-August 20, 2018 - For ages 8-14 – Now in its 23rd year!
Build Your Own Musical – July 30 - August 3, 2018 - For ages 8-12 - Collaboration with Portsmouth Music & Arts Center
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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