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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
Getting to Know Cinderella Palace Youth Theatre is thrilled to announce auditions for its first Youth Mainstage of the season. Shows are for performers in grades 2-12. Rehearsals will be generally held Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Not all performers are called to every rehearsal. Tuesday, August 10 & Wednesday, August 11 from 5-8 p.m.
Fall 2021 Semester of Palace Teen Company and Palace Teen Apprentice Company Teen and Teen Apprentice Company are for performers ages 12-18 who want a more intensive theatre experience. Please note that not all who audition are accepted into the Companies.  You must be 12 years old by August 23rd to be considered for this semester. For auditions, please bring a headshot and resume, prepare 16 bars of a song of your choice, preferably musical theatre (you will need to provide your own sheet music), and bring clothes you can move in, as you will be taught a dance combination. Monday, August 23 at 4 p.m. If you have any questions or would like to schedule an audition, please contact Megan Quinn at
Youth Talent Show (grades 3-8)

Show will be on August 6, at Wipple Hall, as part of the Center for the Arts First Fridays! All talent are welcome: Music, Dance, Theater Performances, and there will be Prizes!

Contact before the show date to participate To participate email us at
Northern Voices A Cappella group This womens singing group seeks singers of all vocal ranges interested in singing 4-part harmony. (Presently women with low voices are needed.) Until filled https://www.northern
Tuckermans at 9:
Bass and 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
Monthly Vocal Coaching,
Pine Street Studios
Vocal Coaching sessions offered at The Palace Theatre's Pine Street Studios. Coaching is for students in grades 2-12. Sessions are $30 for a half hour and $60 for an hour. ongoing / monthly Email Hunter Ulbin, with subject line '<<MOUNTH>> VOCAL COACHING'. Be sure to include your, name, best phone number to be reached at, and the name/age of your child.

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Calls for Entries & Competitions
Name Genre/Medium Deadline For more information
Call for Stories - Seeking Young Professionals in Manchester, NH with a story to tell! The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) and Manchester Young Professionals Network (MYPN) are on a mission to curate content related to Young Professionals (YPs). More specifically, we want to highlight YPs who have a cool story to tell about why they chose to Manchester to live, work & play. Currently Ongoing
Franconia Art Walk Call for Art Submission One portion of our “Art Walk” stretches almost a mile along Main street paralleling the scenic Gale River using our historic buildings and scenery as an interesting backdrop for your artwork.  Another portion of the ArtWalk meanders along the Gale River on the River Walk and provides a beautiful, peaceful setting for visitors to enjoy the artwork. Currently Ongoing
CREATIVE ARTS CONTESTS Student Opportunities – All ages … Show us your ART, POETRY, ESSAYS, DANCE, THEATER, MUSIC! Be published, exhibit your work, perform onstage, win prizes! Ongoing More information and to submit your work: Visit
Seeking artists for a visual arts showcase in upper Henry Law Park on July 31 from 10am to 1pm In conjunction with the Dover Chamber of Commerce and the Seacoast Growers Farmers Market. Artists will be given a 10' x 10' area, spaced apart from other artists to help ensure social distancing. Artists will need to bring everything to sell and display their art including tables, chairs, pop up tents, etc. ASAP Please contact Morgan Faustino at the Chamber at if you are interested in participating. Visit for the full schedule.
ARTS on the GREEN Center for the ARTS, Lake Sunapee Region is sponsoring for the tenth year ARTS on the GREEN. The beautiful outdoor space provides an excellent backdrop to view the work of these amazing artists and craftsmen. Sign-up before the event July 17, 2021 from 10 am – 4:00 pm
For more information contact:
"Vision and Visibility”

3S Artspace and Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire invite emerging BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) visual artists located in New England to submit up to five pieces for consideration. Selected pieces will result in a group exhibition entitled "Vision and Visibility," shown in the Gallery at 3S Artspace (November 19, 2021 - January 2, 2022) alongside a solo exhibit of works by renowned artist Daniel Minter.

Monday, August 9, 2021
Photography 4 Humanity 2021 The United Nations supported project — Photography 4 Humanity is an international initiative that calls on photographers around the world to bring to life the power of human rights through their images. Highlighting the most compelling imagery — the images will serve to inspire people to personally get involved and take a stand for human rights. No Entry Fee. August 15, 2021
Click! Photography Festival Outdoor Exhibition The Click! Photography Festival wants to know how photography helped you survive 2020–2021. For many, the camera served as a tool of therapeutic intervention during the pandemic. Whether via a cell phone, DSLR, or 4X5, a camera helped rebalance and care for your emotional, spiritual, artistic, and mental needs. The process of creating a photographic image soothed our souls. Click! wants to exhibit and share the images that you created for your own well-being in an outdoor exhibition at the North Carolina Museum of Art’s Ann and Jim Goodnight Museum Park.
WHO: International artists in photography
DEADLINE: August 15, 2021,
DATES: October 1-31, 2021
Studio Image Project + Publication WHO Should Apply: Artists working in  craft/traditional Arts, photography, drawing, film/video/new media, mixed-media/multi-discipline, painting, sculpture
Friend of The Artist is proud to announce an open call for a brand new book concept dedicated to showing the spaces where it all happens, the artist’s studio. The book will show the spaces where artists of all mediums and geographical locations create their work.
August 15, 2021
The Other Art Fair Dallas (October 2021)

WHO Should Apply: US artists working in photography, drawing, mixed-media/multi-discipline, painting or sculpture.
Applications are now open for the Fall edition of The Other Art Fair Dallas a leading fair for emerging and independent artists. The fair will take place from October 21-24, 2021 at Dallas Market Hall. Each applicant is carefully considered by our selection committee, with the judges taking time to look at the submitted works, CV, and artist statement.

August 16, 2021
Summer 2021 Youth Zine Creative Guts is pleased to announce a call for art for a virtual youth zine this summer. As a nonprofit and a podcast, Creative Guts aims to stimulate and inspire creativity, by telling the stories of those who are brave enough to put themselves out there. Often times the bravest are the youngest among us, harnessing creativity and imagination through self-expression. This edition will be a platform for youth to display their work and be part of a creative community. Friday, August 20, 2021 (Midnight, EST) https://www.creativegutspod
RESTORE, RECONNECT, RE-IGNITE: NH Arts Educators Association’s
Call for Presenters

RESTORE your artistic soul in studio sessions ... RECONNECT with your professional colleagues who share tips and support ... and REIGNITE with charismatic presenters to spark your creative planning for teaching...
Presenter Workshop Details:
You may choose to offer: • General workshop* — 75 minutes, • Studio-Intensive workshop* — 2 hours, and • PREMIUM workshops — 2 hours [reserved for NH League of Craftsmen]
PLEASE NOTE: ONLY League of NH Craftsmen presenters will be designated as PREMIUM workshops.
* If additional funding is required, you may request a participant fee of $5-10-15-20, as needed.

DEADLINE: August 20, 2021
DATES: October 22-23, 2021
WHERE : Concord, NH
Society of Wildlife Artists Annual Exhibition WHO Should Apply: International artists working in all mediums and 18 or over.
Artists are invited to submit work that depicts wildlife subjects and evokes the spirit of the natural world for exhibition alongside members of the Society of Wildlife Artists at their 58th Annual Exhibition, The Natural Eye 2021.
August 20, 2021
The Shadow Pandemic: Violence Against Women Billboard Arts Exhibition SaveArtSpace has partnered with Take Heart You Are Not Alone and curator David F. Martin to assemble a visual framework that will draw awareness to the issue of domestic violence. Their goal is to use artwork to capture the attention of the public in order to provide them with contact information for much-needed community resources available to victims and survivors. Seeking artists to create artwork that communicates the issues faced by victims and survivors of domestic violence. Artwork that can illustrate the impact domestic violence has on individuals, families, and communities including LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, Indigenous, and immigrant communities. It is our desire that the artwork can also provide hope and healing to victims and survivors. August 23, 2021
Let’s Play The New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, etc.). The call is for 2D photographic art, to the theme of which is “Let’s Play”. Shots will focus on the game, the equipment, or the players are all part of the theme. Send in your interpretation of this broad and varied theme. August 29, 2021 (Midnight Pacific Time)
Open Call for Writers and Artists Sunspot Literary Journal offers a $35 Editor's Prize for every digital edition, a $50 Editor's Prize for the annual print edition, and pays for artwork selected for a cover. Now open for flash, stories, essays and memoir up to 49,000 words, poetry and art. Translations welcome. August 31, 2021 https://sunspotlit.submittable
Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2021 The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is an international literary prize that is a hotbed for new talent in Poetry and Short Fiction. Now in its 15th year, the Prize supports both emerging and established writers. By entering, writers can showcase their work to key industry figures and organisations including The Poetry Society, Granta, VINTAGE and more. Entry Fee. August 31, 2021
Austin Veterans Art Festival (AVAFEST) 2021 The 2021 festival will be more expansive than the 2018 and 2019 festivals in that it will be held almost exclusively online. Because of this, for the very first time, we hope that many more veterans, military personnel, and their families will be able to participate and experience what AVAFEST is truly all about.  As before AVAFEST 2021 is sponsored created and planned by the Veteran Suicide Prevention Channel (VSPChannel).
WHO: National (U.S.) Veterans
DEADLINE: September 1, 2021,
DATES:  October 16- November 14, 2021
2021 Art & Poetry Challenge Adults and children are invited to submit an original poem or visual work of art inspired by a line they choose from Amanda Gorman's Inauguration Poem, "The Hill We Climb."  Submissions will be divided into four categories: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, and Adult Contestants. September 1, 2021
Interesting grant opportunity related to the study of the built environment Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts Invites Applications Inquiry form deadline: Sept. 15, 2021, and Application deadline: Nov. 15, 2021
Embracing Our Differences 2022 Exhibit Artists, professionals, amateurs, students are asked to submit their interpretation of the theme ”enriching lives through diversity and inclusion.” All art must have a horizontal orientation. No Entry Fee. October 6, 2021 https://www.embracingourdifferences
30 x 30: Annual Art Challenge The 30×30 show is a great way to explore any theme or style by creating one panel that displays 30 works that are 6 inches by 6 inches each. Use the 30-day work period restraint to challenge yourself to create constantly. Each piece will be sold individually, giving viewers the unique opportunity to take home artwork that they may not be able to afford otherwise. October 15, 2021

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Grants & Funding
Name Organization(s) - description Deadline For more information
Claremont MakerSpace (CMS) Artist In Residence Program Each CMS Artist In Residence receives $800 towards the creation of new work at the CMS, two months of Unlimited CMS Membership, a dedicated studio space at the CMS, and training to use new tools. Each residency runs for two months. All mediums and levels of experience are welcome to apply. Residencies are open to both NH and VT artists. ASAP https://claremontmakerspace
List of Arts Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak

In times of crisis, artists are often among those most affected. In addition to health concerns, this is a challenging moment for many in our community as we deal with cancelled income and trying to make plans during uncertain times. Creative Capital has always been anchored by a rich spirit of community and mutual generosity, and we believe that continuing communication and exchange are crucial for all of us. As COVID-19 continues to spread across the United States, we have created a list of resources for artists working in all disciplines, as well as arts philanthropists, and arts professionals.

Deadlines and dates vary depending upon each opportunity.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center for Artist

Artwork Archive continues to gather and create resources in response to this global pandemic. Our business is devoted to supporting artists, and at this time, it is even more crucial to share those opportunities to help artists maintain their businesses along with their physical and mental well-being.

A comprehensive list gathered Artwork Archive ... Deadlines and dates vary depending upon each opportunity.
Economic Injury Disaster Loans These loans for small business from the Small Business Administration are available for self-employed individuals, sole proprietors, freelancers, etc. Applications are available online and should take less than two hours to complete. We’re hearing that these funds are on a first come, first served basis, so don’t delay. Currently Ongoing
Bring Visiting Artists from Colombia & Peru to your interested audience For its fifth edition, Center Stage, the successful cultural exchange program initiated by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and produced by New England Foundation for the Arts, will host five contemporary ensembles from Colombia and Peru in the U.S. Musicians and multimedia artists will make independent month-long tours across the country from June-November 2021, promoting global ties and engaging with audiences on stage, off stage, and online. Each will make their U.S. debut with the program. Meet the touring groups here. As Soon as you Can Read the full announcement in English ,  or in Spanish  on the Center Stage website .
SHARP Grants  (Sustaining Humanities through the American Rescue Plan) New Hampshire Humanities (NHH) encourages all New Hampshire-based humanities organizations, cultural institutions, and other eligible non-profits to apply for SHARP grants, which will provide operational and/or programmatic support to help organizations recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants may request up to $20,000. There is no match or cost-share requirement. Aug 6, 2021
American Rescue Plan: Arts and Culture Nonprofits The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced two programs to distribute American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds. These programs are open to nonprofit arts and culture organizations and local arts agencies, regardless of whether they have received NEA funding in the past. deadline for arts and cultural organizations is August 12, 2021
2021 ISC Innovator Award: Call to Artists and Art The ISC Innovator Award was established to recognize the creative innovation of individuals, organizations, or collectives who develop new ideas and work to improve and/or expand the field of contemporary sculpture. The recipient of this award demonstrates a commitment to their community and affects social change through their work.
WHO: International artists in sculpture or any material or medium
August 12, 2021
Artist’s Resource Trust (A.R.T.) Fund The Artist’s Resource Trust (A.R.T.) Fund, a fund of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, provides grants to support the creative work of mid-career visual artists. Grants are available in painting, sculpture, printmaking or mixed media to artists with financial need in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire and Rhode Island, as well as Columbia and northeast Dutchess counties in New York. Nonprofit organizations wishing to show, commission or purchase work by mature artists living in New England may also apply. Grants range up to $10,000. August 15, 2021
Annual “Patterns, Textures & Forms” Online Art Competition Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 5th Annual “Patterns, Textures & Forms” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of August 2021. The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photography and digital arts) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s September 2021 online group art exhibition, and the gallery encourages entries from artists regardless of where they reside. Artists are invited to submit their best representational or abstract art. DEADLINE: August 27, 2021,
DATES: September 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021
Bean Foundation Grant 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, 2021
Artistic Projects Chamber Music America (CMA)’s newest grant program, Artistic Projects, was created to offer opportunities for small ensembles and presenters, with operating budgets under $250,000, to bring their innovative and creative ideas to completion and to compensate artists appropriately for their work. The projects funded through this program will represent the artistic visions, concepts, and priorities of the applicants, regardless of musical genre or style. Eligible projects may include performances, recordings, new compositions, and residencies, among other artist-generated ideas, from New York City-based ensembles and presenters. September 24, 2021, 9:00 PM (EST)
Willowtail Residency Willowtail offers one-week to three-week residencies during the entire year for scholarship-funded, partially-scholarship-funded, and fully self-funded residencies for practitioners in The Arts and Ecology. Each resident is required to deliver a community offering within one calendar year of their residency. Whether this takes the form of a lecture, presentation, demonstration, teaching, a slideshow of work, exhibition in the local community, is up to the resident and director. Rolling Deadline
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
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
18th Street Artist Residencies 18th Street Arts Center’s visiting artist residency program has hosted more than 500 artists from dozens of countries around the world since it first began in 1992. There are four live/work artist studios at the center where artists are in residence from 1 to 3 months at a time (sometimes longer). Ongoing
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant is one of the most prestigious grants available to emerging figurative artists, as well as one of the most substantial. It is one of the longest-standing foundations, with an illustrious history of recipients spanning more than half a century. It is also unique in its scope, in that it is available to students and artists around the world. Ongoing https://www.elizabethgreen
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant Established as part of Lee Krasner’s legacy, the Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant was set up to support and strengthen the creative lives of artists. A competitive grant for artists with extensive exhibition records, this grant has a long list of impressive alumni. Ongoing
Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants are available by application to artists in all disciplines who have sudden opportunities or unexpected expenses to present work to the public. Artists should apply 6-8 weeks before funding is needed for last-minute support. Ongoing https://www.foundationfor
The Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant program is intended to provide interim financial assistance to qualified painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose needs are the result of an unforeseen, catastrophic incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation. Each grant is given as one-time assistance for a specific emergency, examples of which are fire, flood, or emergency medical need. Ongoing https://www.gottliebfoundation
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. Ongoing

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

Google Ad Grants Google Ad Grants help nonprofits share their causes with the world, raise awareness, attract donors, and recruit new volunteers using Google search ads. ongoing
SEED Evaluator 4.0 Design Corps and the Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) Network. SEED certificaton is granted to a design project hat addresses critcal social, economic, and environmental issues. The SEED Elevator is the step by step process for designers and cmmunities to assess challenges, define priorities, set goals, and propose design projects to address critcal social, economic, and environmental issues. ongoing
The Red Sox Foundation Given that 2020 was unlike any other year in recent history, in 2021 we will focus our organization’s efforts on supporting the “Recovery & Rebirth” of Boston, Massachusetts, and New England. More specifically, we will prioritize organizations that are supporting vulnerable populations with: • Food Access, • Shelter Security, • Educational Resources (including support for: impacts of remote learning, back-to-school, mental health/SEL, physical activity, learning loss, student engagement, etc.) Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis https://www.redsoxfoundation.
Joan Mitchell Emergency Grant The Joan Mitchell Foundation provides emergency support grants of up to $6,000 to US-based visual artists who have suffered significant physical losses after natural or man-made disasters. Deadline is on a Rolling basis
Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism (ECFJ) is a grant-making program that supportsa variety of work including: text, photography, audio and video. Artists producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work for major media outlets. Artist and Artist journalist teams with longer term research intensive projects are also encouraged to apply. Grant support will range from $500 to $5,000. Rolling Basis
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
Bob Barker Company Foundation The mission of the Bob Barker Company Foundation is to develop and support programs that help incarcerated individuals successfully reenter society and stay out for life. The Foundation supports organizations throughout the U.S. that work with the incarcerated community in order to prepare them physically, spiritually, and emotionally for successful reentry into society. Applying organizations must work with a minimum of 100 incarcerated or formerly incarcerated individuals each year. Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 are provided to nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions. Online letters of inquiry may be submitted throughout the year. http://www.bobbarkercompany
Jazz Road NEFA is excited to spread the word about Jazz Road, a new national initiative of South Arts that will support jazz artists throughout the United States through expanded opportunities to tour. Jazz creativity made possible. Emerging and mid-career jazz artists from anywhere in the US. Take your music places its never been with a grant from Jazz Road, a national initiative from South Arts. Rolling deadlines through June 2022
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

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Jobs, Fellowships, Residencies, Internships & Volunteer opportunities
Position Organization / Location Deadline to apply For more information
Programs Coordinator Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, Boston, MA ASAP
Call for Proposals: Curbside Artist Residencies We need artists now more than ever. They help us imagine that another world is possible, and show us that it is already here. Residencies directly invest in artists and their work, and trust them to take the lead. The goal of Curbside Artist Residencies is to provide a dedicated safe outlet for artists to create and share their work live for the public. In turn, this platform will provide the public with live access to the arts. Currently ongoing
MoCo Arts CupCake Camp – Councilor in Training Find your application link on MoCo Arts employment page (linked two column over). Find out more about the CupCake Camp on this page. Filling Up – Get your applications right away
Executive Director AVA Gallery and Art Center,
Lebanon, NH
actively seeking applications through the end of July
Director (Project Director – Special Projects) Museum of the White Mountains, at Plymouth State University (PSU), Plymouth, NH To be filled As Soon as Possible
Executive Director Capitol Center for the Arts,
Concord, NH
Open until filled
Cook MacDowell,
Peterborough, NH
Volunteer for the Annual Craftsmen’s Fair The annual Craftsmen’s Fair at the Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury, NH, is a huge event, attracting more than 20,000 visitors, and they will need dozens and dozens of volunteers to help it run smoothly and efficiently. ASAP
Part-time Instructor – Visual and Performing Arts Franklin Pierce University,
Rindge, NH
To be filled As Soon as Possible https://franklinpierceuniversity
Marketing and Development Coordinator

Capitol Center for the Arts,
Concord, NH

Open until filled
Executive Director Symphony New Hampshire,
Nashua, NH
Open until filled
Development Manager Concord Community Music School,
Job will be in person in Concord, as well as remote
Open until filled
Preschool Programs Director Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
Laconia, NH
Open until filled
Senior Staff Accountant MoCo Arts,
Keene, NH
Open until filled
Director of Engagement & Organizing MASSCreative,
Boston, MA
ASAP, Open Until Filled
Early Career Director - looking to produce his/her passion project Cue Zero Theatre Company (CZT) seeks an early career director looking to produce his/her passion project as part of CZT’s 2021 season. Some notes include: Rehearsals/performances will be in the southern New Hampshire/Greater Manchester area; Preference will be given to directors looking to jumpstart his/her career and possibly does not have too many (or any) prior directing credits; The director will work with Cue Zero to staff, fundraise, promote, and produce the production; and The production will have full access to all of Cue Zero’s resources, included but not limited to sets, costumes, props, lights, sound equipment, social media, artist database, and base-funding. Open Until Filled Interested parties should send resume, and a short letter of introduction, which includes the piece to be pitched, to . Interviews will begin June 15th via video chat, and will continue until we have found a project and director we believe are the best fit for Cue Zero.
Para-educator Spaulding Academy & Family Services,
Northfield, NH
Open until filled
Maker Fellow Position G.A.L.A. Makers Mill, located in Wolfeboro NH
This position is for a one year term from August 2021 to July 2022.
Apply ASAP, and before the August start of assignment
Warehouse421 Homebound Residency The Warehouse421 Homebound Residency program seeks to support creative practitioners from within the region in producing new works and exploring the digital forms of community engagement within their practices while working remotely. This six-month program offers its residents curatorial support and a production budget of up to AED 20,000 to be employed for any equipment or material required for the completion and realization of their projects. DEADLINE: August 7, 2021,
DATES: October 2021- April 2022
McMillen Foundation Fellowships The Robert B. McMillen Foundation believes in the power of the arts to change lives, to make the world a better place, to build vibrant communities, and to build bridges of understanding. We believe in a just, equitable, and inclusive society and we feel that artists are the key to advancing these ideals. The MAC Fellowship Program is designed to recognize and empower highly motivated emerging and mid-career artists looking to transition from undiscovered to established, self-sustaining professionals. Aside from artistic merit, artistic excellence, and providing funding to help ensure artists thrive, the Foundation’s Fellowship Program looks to deepen personal connections with individual artists for the purposes of sending out ripples into communities, cities, and our great state. August 11, 2021
Fountainhead Residency WHO: Artists in all mediums born outside the U.S., but living and working in the states for a minimum of 2 years and 23 years of age and older.
This residency is dedicated to artists who were born outside of the United States and now live and work within its borders.  At the core of Fountainhead’s mission is the belief that artists and their work can shift hearts and minds toward a more hopeful and equitable future. With that in mind, we initiated this thematic residency around the topic of immigration, generously sponsored by the Shepard Broad Foundation.
DEADLINE: August 13, 2021,
DATES: Oct 2-31, 2021
McColl Center Educators and Parents Artist-in-Residence Program WHO: International artist 21 and older in sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, collage, digital art, book arts, architecture, design, ceramic, media arts, interdisciplinary and public practice.

McColl Center for Art + Innovation is a nationally acclaimed artist residency and contemporary art space committed to putting artists first with 360 degrees of support, including artist studios, modern equipment and tools, and exhibition spaces. Here at this one-of-a-kind historic place, built from the ashes of a former church that burned down in the 1980s, the artist’s need for expression, advancement, experimentation, and growth is fulfilled. McColl Center’s summer 2022 artist-in-residence program is offered to educators and parents who otherwise would not have the opportunity to participate in McColl Center residencies because of responsibilities during school or university terms. This residency will support your practice, giving you the opportunity to bring your family with you, utilize our facilities, and access equipment in our artist labs.
DEADLINE: August 15, 2021,
DATES: May 16- August 9, 2022 (12 weeks)
Bemis Center Artist-in-Residency WHO: International artists 21 years or older in all mediums: sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, collage, digital art, book arts, architecture, design, and ceramics.
The Bemis residency is a process-based experience–residents have the ability to research, experiment, and explore free from expectations. Bemis residents enjoy generous-sized, private live/work studios and have 24-hour access to extensive installation and production spaces; the Okada Sculpture & Ceramics Facility, a 9,000 square foot industrial workshop used for large-scale sculpture fabrication; and a Sound Studio for rehearsing and recording.
DEADLINE: August 16, 2021,
DATES: September 7- November 11, 2021
GivingTuesday Welcomes Applications for Starling Collective Check out this PAID innovative fellowship designed to identify creative, passionate leaders who are working to accelerate innovative approaches to catalyzing generosity, empathy, equity, and justice. September 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. (PST)
Keyholder Printmaking Studio Residency WHO: National (U.S.) artists in all mediums but preferred printmaking experience. intaglio, relief, monotype, water-based screenprinting, digital processes, and other techniques
Lower East Side Printshop offers emerging artists FREE year-long studio residencies to develop new work and foster their artistic careers. The application deadline is September 1, 2021, for residencies that begin on October 1, 2021. Printmaking facilities are available for intaglio, relief, monotype, water-based screenprinting, digital processes, and other techniques that employ the tools at hand.
DEADLINE: September 1, 2021,
DATES: Starting in October 2021
Sam & Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts Residency Program The Sam & Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts offers a one-of a-kind artist residency for artists working in paint. In the beautiful rolling hills of central New York and just several hundred yards from the Golden Artist Colors manufacturing facility, a 19th century barn has been transformed into a 21st century artist residency, with large studio spaces and private residency apartments. Artists-in-residence will participate in a completely unique opportunity to explore the widest, most innovative range of materials and technology available today for professional artists working with paint. September 13, 2021 at 5 pm (EST)
Artist in Residence at The Factory on Willow The Artist in Residence program at the Factory on Willow is a phenomenal opportunity for any artist, whether you’re early career, established, 2D, 3D, traditional, or alternative media, to nurture their creative practice in a collaborative and supportive environment. Program runs three times per year: Sept. 20-Nov. 20, 2021, Feb. 15-April 15, 2021, and June 15-Aug. 15, 2022. Apply now for the fall 2021 residency  running 9/20 through 11/20/2021
A variety of open positions WBUR - a department of Boston University and an NPR member station, is a fast-paced public radio station offering an exciting and creative work environment. Listings change as they are filled and become open
Community Engagement Manager & Expressive Art Therapist RAW is a youth arts organization, rooted in art therapy. At its core, RAW believes that all kids should be seen and heard and that everyone has a story to tell. Located in Lynn, Massachusetts, RAW offers a variety of free programming from painting to filmmaking, for kids ages 8-19. Open until filled
Director of Equity and Culture Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) seeks candidates for the position of Director of Equity & Culture. This is an exciting, new position with three primary responsibilities: 1) spearheading the agency’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work; 2) providing change leadership through the management of critical office-wide endeavors; and 3) playing a vital role in the day-to-day administration of the agency by overseeing its operations and human resources divisions. Open until filled https://www.governmentjobs
Development Operations Manager Revels, Inc.,
Watertown, MA
open until filled
Stochastic Labs Summer Residency, in Berkeley, CA The Stochastic Labs offers fully-sponsored residencies to engineers, artists, scientists, and entrepreneurs from around the world. Residencies include a private apartment at the mansion, co-working and/or dedicated work space, shop access, a $1k monthly stipend and a budget for materials. Deadline is on a  Rolling basis

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Professional Development: Conferences, Webinars, Workshops, etc.
Name Focus Date For more information
Are you seeking a Fiscal Sponsorship? Want someone else to tackle the boring administrative tasks while you connect with community and make a cultural impact? Arts Alive! offers incubation and fiscal sponsorship to groups seeking to start a nonprofit arts or culture oriented organization that is in the Monadnock region of New Hampshire. Arts Alive! also offers a basic fiscal sponsorship to individual artists and one-time projects. ongoing
Call for Proposals: Curbside Artist Residencies We need artists now more than ever. They help us imagine that another world is possible, and show us that it is already here. Residencies directly invest in artists and their work, and trust them to take the lead. The goal of Curbside Artist Residencies is to provide a dedicated safe outlet for artists to create and share their work live for the public. In turn, this platform will provide the public with live access to the arts. Currently ongoing
Violin Lessons / Chamber Music Workshops Lessons in in Keene and Peterborough. / The workshops are open to string players with two or more years of experience playing their respective instrument. Individuals as well as pre-formed groups are welcome. Participants will receive weekly coaching and have an opportunity to perform in an informal and supportive setting. ongoing

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

Online MS in Arts Administration & Museum Leadership

The art and museum world is changing, and it needs leaders who can help organizations flourish in this modern landscape. Drexel University’s online MS in Arts Administration and Museum Leadership industry insight with a strong business and entrepreneurial foundation to help you successfully navigate this growing field and stand out in the job market or start your own enterprise. Americans for the Arts and National Guild for Community Arts Education members receive a 20% tuition savings.

Performer-Composer Master of Music Define and develop your distinctive voice as a contemporary musical artist. The Performer-Composer Master of Music (MM) degree at The New School’s College of Performing Arts is designed for students whose musical interests lie at the intersection of composition, performance, and improvisation. ASAP - Apply before the Fall program start
Storytelling in the age of COVID-19 (online webinar) As the world moves further and further into the many unknowns of what it means to adapt to life with COVID-19, StoryCenter is offering a supportive, online space where personal struggles and moments of courage can be shared and virtual community is cultivated. While trusted media outlets continue to provide crucial information and updates, our facilitators will draw on their years of experience with trauma-informed methods as they support the work of documenting every-day stories, in these unprecedented times. Virtual Sessions offered Fridays - 1pm Pacific Time / 4pm Eastern Time
Beginning Quilting This is a fun and easy table runner for the beginner quilter. In this quilting class we will go through each step to create and finish your quilt. Everything from cutting, sewing, quilting (that’s the term for putting the fabric layers together) and finally binding to create a wonderful textile for your table. Materials are included in the price. Thursdays, Aug. 5, 12, & 19, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm
NH Nonprofit Leadership Summit The Nonprofit Leadership Summit brings together nonprofit board and staff leaders, along with corporate and philanthropic partners to explore trends and issues impacting the sector. The Summit will be held virtually in September and will explore "The Path Forward" featuring  both national and local perspectives on the future of the nonprofit  sector. September 21-23 , 2021
Nonprofit Leadership Roundtables Being a nonprofit ED is a tough job with unique challenges. Give yourself a unique set of solutions. The Nonprofit Leader Roundtables provide a unique forum where EDs can come together with a consistent group of peers to share experiences, challenges, solutions, and best practices. Topics will be selected by the group. Cost is $300 for NH Center for Nonprofits members, and $600 for not-yet-members. Monthly sessions will take place October 2021-June 2022

Roundtable for NEW Nonprofit Leaders

Roundtable for EXPERIENCED Nonprofit Leaders
Teaching Artist Project – Summer Institute 2021 Teaching Artist Project is a collective of diversely experienced arts educators training emerging and working teaching artists who are looking for a supportive community to engage in a self-reflective, justice-oriented learning practice in service of their teaching. The program entails a rigorous, 8-month curriculum, rich in social justice-based pedagogy that also provides supervised on-the-job experience.

Applications for Summer Institute will open in January 2021

A full suite of Management and Non-profit Management Courses and Certificates Offered through a partnership of NH Center for Non-Profits and MindEdge Learning, a leading provider of online higher education and professional development. This full suite of Management and Nonprofit Management certificates and courses are on-demand, self-paced courses provide an alternative to other existing opportunities. Various times and dates
Resilient Arts Organizations: Adapting to New Realities (webinar series) Americans for the Arts is releasing a series of FREE webinar focused on essential topics for arts and culture organizations to consider as they respond to current needs and reimagine for the future. Available Online https://artsu.americansforthearts
Marketing on a shoestring Budget during COVID-19 Watch this pre-recorded (on 12/22/2020) webinar that focuses on marketing strategies that can be done on a shoestring budget during this global pandemic. Anytime (on-demand webinar) https://artsu.americansforthearts
Watercolor for Differently-Abled Adults This inclusive group meets in the studio for inspired watercolor art projects with artist and instructor Becky Bense. This class is designed to engage differently-abled adults as well as their caregivers in fun, creative art projects! Please contact the Library Arts Center if you know of a student who would be interested in joining this group. ONGOING, Friday mornings from 9 a.m. till 12-noon

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Requests for Proposals or Qualifications
Project; Location Notes Deadline For more information
The Phone Art Box project, Somerville, MA The Nave Gallery and Somerville Arts Council seek proposals for art to transform abandoned phone boxes throughout the city. Art must be durable and able to withstand the weather conditions for this semi-permanent public art project. Ongoing - The project will continue to add new sites through the next 6 months or until our budget has been spent.
U.S. General Services Administration:
Art in Architecture Program Registry
Oversees the commissioning of artworks for new federal buildings nationwide ongoing
Research RFP, community-orientation study on Arts Organizations of Color Research RFP for the community-orientation study associated with The Wallace Foundation’s new Five-Year, $53 Million Initiative Focused on Arts Organizations of Color

Letters of intent due: August 13, 2021
Full proposals due: October 4, 2021
M.L. “Red” Trabue Nature Reserve Public Artwork, Dublin, Ohio Dublin Arts Council has issued a national call for artists to award a $150,000 all-inclusive commission for the creation of a site-specific permanent public artwork installation at M.L. “Red” Trabue Nature Reserve in Dublin, Ohio. Named for “Red” Trabue, a Dublin naturalist, journalist and television pioneer, the reserve is a 90-acre park which features restored wetland and vernal pools, biking and walking paths, a fishing pond, an arboretum, wildflower and prairie grasslands, bluebird nest boxes and an 1865-era log cabin. Park entrances are located at 6835 Avery-Muirfield Dr. and 6566 Post Rd., in Dublin. The artwork will be the latest large-scale permanent artwork of the Dublin Art in Public Places program, which was begun in 1988. Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 11:59:59 pm EST
Foster Care Promotion - Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Clark County Parks and Recreation Department’s Public Art Office is seeking artists to design, fabricate, install, and provide all exhibit documentation. Artist or team is to use the numbers to create the multiple traveling art exhibits. This project is open only to artists over the age of 18, who are not part-time or full-time Clark County employees or currently under contract for any Clark County project larger than $50,000. Close of RFQ is September 16 https://clarkcountynv.bonfirehub
Public Artist Registry

The City of Wichita- Government Division of Arts and Cultural Services is launching a Public Artist Registry web page to serve as a resource to aid architects and developers in connecting with art consultants and artists when working on City projects. Local, regional, state and national artists who have experience working on large scale public projects are encouraged to apply.

until registry is completed

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Item Date Notes For more information
Searching for Mentors Quick questionnaire available now – which in no way commits you to becoming a mentor The questionnaire for any who might enjoy becoming a mentor for a youth apprenticeship program currently being developed through MAxT Makerspace in partnership with The River Center, set to begin mid to late 2021. The program will be geared towards offering practical, technical and life skills to students and young adults in the Monadnock region through teaching trade skills that can be applied in the workforce.
Austin Veterans Art Festival (AVAFEST) 2021 DEADLINE: September 1, 2021,
DATES:  October 16- November 14, 2021
The 2021 festival will be more expansive than the 2018 and 2019 festivals in that it will be held almost exclusively online. Because of this, for the very first time, we hope that many more veterans, military personnel, and their families will be able to participate and experience what AVAFEST is truly all about.  As before AVAFEST 2021 is sponsored created and planned by the Veteran Suicide Prevention Channel (VSPChannel).
WHO: National (U.S.) Veterans

Student Opportunities – All ages … Show us your ART, POETRY, ESSAYS, DANCE, THEATER, MUSIC! Be published, exhibit your work, perform onstage, win prizes!

More information and to submit your work: Visit
Student Scholarships Ongoing Scholarships available for creative students through Center for the Arts Lake Sunapee Region.
Creative Guts NH Artists Directory Ongoing Creative Guts has started building a list of NH creatives who are selling their works online and/or in-person in NH shops. This will be a continuously growing resource, to help support NH creatives and the creative economy. https://www.creativegutspodcast
Accepting Co-working Members at The Space On Main in Bradford, VT Ongoing The Space On Main is a 7,000 sq. ft. nonprofit community-based co-working, maker, conference, event, and gallery space in the heart of the VT/NH. Cohase Region fostering entrepreneurship, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. We are located at 174 Main Street, Bradford, Vermont (former Hill’s 5 & 10 department store).

Here's a video to give you a glimpse:
Monthly VIRTUAL Vocal Coaching Schedule your half-hour sessions via Zoom Coachings are for students entering grades 2-12. Palace Youth Theatre is pleased to offer half-hour sessions via Zoom - all coachings are $30.  *Please note that you will need to pay in full upon booking your coaching, and all coachings are non-refundable. For more information or to sign up, please email Megan Quinn at . Email subject: <<MONTH>> VOCAL COACHINGS,
Body of your email should include your CHILD’S NAME, AGE, and the BEST NUMBER to reach you at.

How Artists are Dealing with Coronavirus Cancellations

A comprehensive article linking to resources and brainstorming ideas

COVID-19 has already rapidly changed the way that everyone—including artists and creative freelancers—will conduct business this year. In an effort to understand how art careers are changing due to the Coronavirus, we asked artists how the outbreak has affected their careers and how they are planning to alter the way they approach their art businesses.
Open NH website launch – List your Business as OPEN If you have any questions contact The Department of Business and Economic Affairs (BEA) has just announced the launch of the Open NH website. With residents and visitors eager to find places to go and things to see and do, the Open NH website will provide a comprehensive database of businesses that are open and services that are currently available. We encourage all tourism businesses to sign up for a free listing to let visitors know that you are open and ready to welcome them back.
Call for Stories - Seeking Young Professionals in Manchester, NH with a story to tell! Currently Ongoing The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) and Manchester Young Professionals Network (MYPN) are on a mission to curate content related to Young Professionals (YPs). More specifically, we want to highlight YPs who have a cool story to tell about why they chose to Manchester to live, work & play.
16-week Rotating Art Exhibits ongoing Displayable art, including photography.
Disaster Planning and Recovery for Cultural Organizations available online Includes links to web-based resources.

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