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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
Story Land,
Glen, NH
Story Land offers an exciting work environment for all Cast Members, whose key role is to aid in the creation of fun family memories for all visitors. ASAP https://www.storylandnh
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe, Palace Youth Theatre, Manchester, NH Show is for performers in grades 2-12. There are roles available for all ages. Rehersals will generally be Thursday and Saturday evenings. Expect to stay for the entire hour lone time slot. Wear comfortable clothes that you can move easily in. You will be reading from the script as well as working on group exercises. Thursday, October 10, from 6-7 p.m., and
Friday, October 11, from 6-7 p.m.
YOU MUST SCHEDULE YOUR AUDITION TIME.  If not, you may not be seen.  To do so, please call the Box Office at 603-668-5588.
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
Open Call to Artists Sell you work in the Studio 550 Shop, Manchester, NH. Ongoing
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.
Ongoing Mila Pinigin, Exhibition Manager,
(603) 448-3117
Highly Visible Community Soace - holds up to 15 works of art! The Community Church of Durham (UCC) has a highly visible community space within our church building. We do not offer insurance. We consider bodies of art that promote equality, peace, and care for the earth. We offer artists a Sunday morning reception and opportunity to share more about their work in an art talk. Ongoing Contact Kristin Forselius, Director of Education at Community Church of Durham (UCC), (603) 868-1230
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
Small Works 2019 A national juried exhibition of small works (12 inches or smaller in any direction*). Open to artists working in all media excluding video/sound and installation art. exhibition is open to all U.S. residents 18 years or older. October 7, 2019
2020 Embracing Our Differences International Art Exhibit Celebrating Diversity

Art is a powerful tool to evoke social change. Without uttering a single word, artists can enlighten, educate and affect change around the world.

October 8, 2019
SLAM Winter Showcase

The 2019 Winter Showcase will be held December 7th & 8th in Bozeman, MT.  The showcase will have a truly "pop up gallery" feel, and will be hosted in the ballroom of the Bozeman Event Space.

October 14, 2019
Jake Adam York Prize

Our goal in instituting the Jake Adam York Prize is to honor Jake's name and legacy with a top-tier, ethical book prize that will offer not just publication but also high-quality design, marketing, and strong national distribution. 

October 15, 2019
Event Maganize 32nd Annual Creative Nonfiction Contest

5,000 word limit on entries. Entries must not have been previously published, either in print or online, or been accepted for publication elsewhere.

October 15, 2019
Photography 4 Humanity 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 - illustrating courage, despair, hope, injustice, hate, compassion, human rights failures or victories in ways small and large. October 15, 2019
One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival Design Competition The City of West Hollywood's Arts Division invites any and all artists to create a design that celebrates the theme of this year's One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival. October 24, 2019
Halloween 50 Word Horror Story Contest We will be giving out a $500 reward for the best 50-word horror story. Must be unpublished. Winner will be published in both the digital and print issue. October 25, 2019 https://www.everywritersresource
NOAPS 2019 Fall International Online Exhibition The National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society (NOAPS) invites oil and acrylic painters from around the world to apply to our exhibit honoring the Best in oil and acrylic painting. Open to ALL artists 18 years of age and older. Both members and non-members of NOAPS may apply. October 27, 2019
VanderMey Nonfiction Prize

As with all our submissions, we highly recommend reading a copy of the magazine to better understand the type of work we are looking for.

October 30, 2019
Slow Art Productions - Emerging Artists 2019 This is the 28th annual competition for gallery exhibition and “Artists of the Decade Publication Award.” This exhibition is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of “Emerging Artists.” October 31, 2019
Sunspot Literary Journal Submit your best fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. No restrictions on theme, category, or length. October 31, 2019
Locust Project

Locust Projects, Miami’s longest-running alternative art space, has an open call to produce an exhibition.

October 31, 2019
International Filter Photo Contest 2019 All types and manufacturers of filters are acceptable. However, filters such as protectors whose effects cannot be seen on photographs are not permitted. Photos that have been heavily edited using retouching software (color swap, etc.) cannot be accepted. October 31, 2019
HIPA 2019/2020 International Photography Award The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) is an international photography award established in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. 'WATER' is the main theme of this year's competition. Other categories are: General, Portfolio (storytelling) and Mobile Photography October 31, 2019
Patterns and Shadows 2019 The New York Center for Photographic Arts (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, etc.). PATTERN AND SHADOWS: The city in the early morning or late afternoon presents an intensified visual as the buildings, the cars and even the pedestrians present with long deep shadows. (Only 2-D work is eligible.) November 10, 2019
stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles

Participating artists will have a fantastic opportunity to expose new work to a myriad of collectors, curators, gallery owners, art consultants, and writers who will be coming to the city for a weekend of contemporary art. The core mission of stARTup Art Fair is to provide a marketplace that gives artists the power to present and sell work on their own terms. All sales proceeds belong 100% to the artists.

November 10, 2019
Botanical Blitz Studio Place Arts in Barre welcomes artist submissions for Botanical Blitz--paintings, drawings, sculptural works, and installations that depict the plant, insect, and animal worlds. November 15, 2019
MIXMASTER @ the MATT This exhibition that seeks to discover and recognize the talents of artists working in New England and the Tri-State region. Initiated to support and recognize contemporary art, MIXMASTER provides an opportunity for established and emerging artists to debut their most recent work, done in the last three years and not previously exhibited in a Connecticut Museum. November 25, 2019
Luminous Expression Magazine

Luminous Expression is a monthly literary digital magazine designed to express the power of literature and storytelling by supporting writers, poets, and literary artists.

November 30, 2019
Subversive Celebration: International Altered Card Exhibition Challenge the social custom of giving boring store-bought greeting cards for every occasion by participating in Subversive Celebration: International Altered Card Exhibition. Artist Klaire A. Lockheart wants you to help celebrate her birthday by altering a standard greeting card into a work of art, which she will display at Gallery 110 in the Warren M. Lee Center of Fine Arts at the University of South Dakota. All entries that follow the guidelines will be included in the show in March 2020. February 15, 2020 https://www.klairelockheart
William Van Dyke Short Story Prize

Ruminate is a contemplative literary arts magazine committed to slowing down, paying attention, and encountering heart-awakening storytelling and art so that we can live more fully awake to ourselves and our world. We are particularly excited about sharing stories, poems, and art from voices that aren't often heard.

February 15, 2020 https://www.ruminatemagazine
Nikon Small World Competition 2020 The Nikon Small World Competition is open to anyone with an interest in photography through the microscope. There are two competitions: * Nikon Small World Contest * Nikon Small World In Motion Contest Photomicrographs must be taken using a light microscope. All types of light microscopy and specimens are acceptable. The use of Nikon equipment is not required. April 30, 2020 https://nikonsmallworld.

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Grants & Funding
Name Organization(s) - description Deadline For more information
USArtists International This grant program for performing artists/ensembles in the United States and its territories. The program helps fund U.S. artists to travel abroad and perform at significant cultural festivals and performing arts marketplaces abroad, professionally developing U.S. artists and creating international cultural exchange opportunities. Three rounds of deadlines: September 5, 2019, November 22, 2019, and April 1, 2020
Research Grants in the Arts

These grants support research that investigates the value and/or impact of the arts, either as individual components of the U.S. arts ecology or as they interact with each other and/or with other domains of American life. Research Grants in the Arts offers support for projects in two areas: Value and Impact, and Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs.

October 3, 2019
Residency Partnership Program The Residency Partnership Program supports professional ensembles and presenters in building audiences for classical, contemporary, and jazz chamber music through residency projects. The program funds activities that take place in community settings and that are not part of a regular concert series.
Workshops: 9/18 (W); 10/2 (W)
October 18, 2019
Center Stage Seeking performing arts ensembles from Colombia and Peru to tour the U.S. in 2021. Center Stage will support U.S. tours of five performing arts ensembles total from Colombia and Peru during the period of June-November 2021. Since 2012, 29 performing arts ensembles from nine nations – Algeria, Egypt, Haiti, Indonesia, Morocco, Pakistan, Tanzania, Ukraine, and Vietnam – have visited 100 different communities in 35 states and D.C., as part of Center Stage, a public diplomacy initiative of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. October 15, 2019
Association of Performing Arts Professional: Cultural Exchange Fund

The Cultural Exchange Fund, an initiative of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals, is a travel subsidy program that assists U.S.-based presenters in building partnerships with international touring artists, companies, and their collaborators.

October 30, 2019
Performing Arts Japan

Performing Arts JAPAN program provides financial assistance to nonprofit organizations in the United States and Canada with an aim to introduce Japanese performing arts to local audiences. 

October 31, 2019
Performing Arts Japan

Performing Arts JAPAN program provides financial assistance to nonprofit organizations in the United States and Canada with an aim to introduce Japanese performing arts to local audiences. 

October 31, 2019
Public Art Learning Fund Public Art Learning Fund provides small grants of $500 to $2000 to support professional development opportunities for New England artists to strengthen their public art practices.  November 12, 2019
MAP Grants The grant supports original live performance projects that embody a spirit of deep inquiry, particularly works created by artists who question, disrupt, complicate, and challenge inherited notions of social and cultural hierarchy across the United States.  November 25, 2019
New England State Touring (NEST) Grant Funds nonprofit organizations to present New England performing artists. Decemner 2, 2019
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

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
NH Council on Developmental Disabilities Small Grants for Community Projects and Educational Programs Small grants to individuals or groups to support disability related activities and initiatives that help achieve the Council's mission of "Dignity, Full Rights of Citizenship, Equal Opportunities, and Full Participation for All New Hampshire Citizens with Developmental Disabilities." rolling deadline, till funds are exhausted
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
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. Rolling deadlines through June 2022
Local Systems funding via the Kresge Foundation Local Systems of the Kresge Foundation funds Creative Placemaking initiatives that challenge the norms and ways of working within city-wide systems, andsupport more adaptive practitioners. Rolling Deadline, Letter of Inquiry required
Place-Based Inititives funding via the Kresge Foundation Placed-based Initiatives funding from the Kresge Foundation supports established Creative Placemaking practitioners that work in disinvested communities and seek to improve the bedrock conditions of low income people. Rolling Deadline, Letter of Inquiry required
National Dance Project Travel Fund National Dance Project Travel Fund provides monetary assistance for U.S. based presenters, curatorial staff, and residency directors or for current NDP artist grantees to connect in person to explore feasibility of presenting NDP-funded works.  rolling deadline
NTP: Presentation Grant National Theater Project - NEFA
Presentation Grants are made to invited U.S. presenters and support up to 50% of the artistic fee (including travel expenses) for NTP projects.
rolling deadline
NTP: Presenter Travel Grant National Theater Project - NEFA
Grants provide monetary assistance to arts presenters and curatorial staff so that they may travel to view NTP projects for which they are considering presenting.
rolling deadline
New England Presenter Travel Fund New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA)
Presenter Travel Fund enhances the performing arts in the region by supporting programming and curatorial staff's travel costs associated with research.
rolling deadline
TD CHaritable Foundation: Non-profit Training Resource Fund The Non-Profit Training Resource Fund, an initiative of the TD Charitable Foundation, provides grants to charitable organizations for employees to attend approved classes and courses that will enhance job performance. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to organizations within the TD Bank market area on the East Coast that focus on affordable housing, economic development, financial literacy, or after-school and extracurricular programming. rolling deadline
Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant Do you have an unanticipated opportunity to present your work? Did you incur an unexpected expense that you didn’t budget for? The Foundation for Contemporary Arts offers Emergency Grants between $200 and $2,500 for visual and performing artists. They review applications once a month, so you can quickly take advantage of momentum or solve any budget errors. rolling basis https://www.foundationfor
Gottlieb Emergency Grant Program This emergency grant provides financial assistance to painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose needs are the result of an unforeseen incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation. rolling basis https://www.gottliebfoundation

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Jobs, Fellowships, Residencies, Internships & Volunteer opportunities
Position Organization / Location Deadline to apply For more information
Art Instructors AVA Gallery and Art Center,
Lebanon, NH
Production Technician/Audio Assistant The Music Hall,
Portsmouth, NH
To be filled ASAP
Executive Director Canterbury Shaker Village,
Canterbury, NH
October 25, 2019
Director of Finance Concord Community Music School,
Concord, NH
Administrative Assistant to the President Strawbery Banke Museum,
Portsmouth, NH
Membership & Volunteer Coordinator
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center,
Concord, NH
Executive Assistant and Board Liaison MacDowell Colony,
Peterborough, NH
Technical Director The Barnstormers Theatre,
Tamworth, NH
Executive Director GoodLife Programs & Activities,
Concord, NH
Instructors, Shop Leads, and Front Desk Claremont MakerSpace,
Claremont, NH
Development Associate, and Site Operations Coordinator City Year NH,
Manchester, NH

Finance Assistant Assets For Artists (at MASS MoCA),
North Adams, MA
Director of Development Symphony NH,
Nashua, NH
Community Education and Outreach Specialist NAMI New Hampshire,
Concord, NH
Box Office & Audience Services Manager The Colonial Theatre,
Keene, NH
Special Events and Fundraising Manager New Hampshire Public Broadcasting Service (NHPBS),
Durhan, NH
Art Teacher(s) Salem Continuing Education program:
- Acrylic Painting (6 Mondays, beging October 21, from 6-8 p.m., at Salem High School)
- Watercolor Painting (6 Saturdays, begining October 19, from 10am - 12-noon, at Salem High School)
ASAP (before the start of each scheduled class) If anyone is interested in teaching, please email Claudia Dell’Anno,Director, School for Continuing Education
Art/Music Teacher Monarch School of New England,
Rochester, NH
ASAP, until filled
Program Analyst - Grants Administration National Endowment for the Humanities,
Washington, D.C.
open until filled
Development Director Revels, Inc.,
Watertown, MA
open until filled
Executive Director Southwest Montana Arts Council,
Dillon, MT
Open until filled
Professor of Arts History Savannah College of Art and Design,
Savannah, GA
open until filled
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 / 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

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

Suggested meeting schedule: 4 times in a 4-month period
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.

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

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

University of New Hampshires Cooperative Extension Main Street Academy Designed for community leaders, volunteers and professionals, Main Street Academy takes place in communities working to strengthen their downtowns.  Sessions will include opportunities to learn from experts, community leaders and volunteers.  Participants will discuss, analyze, and consider strategies for downtown revitalization and enjoy an afternoon tour of each downtown.

Three sessions are offered 9am – 4pm on October 1, 15 and 29 in South Berwick ME, Rochester NH, and Wolfeboro NH (respectively).
Couch to Mic Couch to Mic is a four week adult comedy performance class where participants will improvise, workshop, and write three minutes of comedy. Tuesdays begining October 1, 2019 https://www.nhtheatreproject
Polymer Clay Possibilities

This four week introductory workshop with Connie Gray of Gray's Clays will teach you the basics of working with polymer clay, a colorful, addictive, and highly versatile medium that can be learned by students of all ages. 

starting October 3, 2019, at 3 p.m.
Let Your Light Shine: Becoming a Powerful Public Speaker

First Saturday Workshops begin October 5 at the NH Theatre Project with Let Your Light Shine: Becoming a Powerful Public Speaker taught by theatre artist Genevieve Aichele and vocal instructor Martha Gleason as they join forces in a workshop designed to help participants awaken to their true voice power and ability to connect with audiences in an authentic way.  

Saturday, October 5, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Present Tense: 2019

The American Craft Council hosts a national conversation on craft’s relevance as a powerful catalyst for navigating and making meaning in an increasingly tense and complex present.

October 10-12, 2019
Grantmakers in the Arts Conference: Cultural Intersections A perfect laboratory for important conversations around where the arts are going, how best to engage an increasingly diverse nation, and how to use a variety of forms of investment in culture all anchored in equity. October 13 - 16, 2019
Conference on Placemaking: Planning, Community and the Arts Hosted by Plan NH. Placemaking is an integrated, holistic process of community planning and design.  Building on the physical, social, cultural and historical foundations that make our communities unique, placemaking engages the whole community to reimagine and reinvent public spaces that are authentic, beautiful and vibrant.  The arts are a key partner in this process. (At the Hotel Concord.) Thursday, October 17, 1:15 p.m. to Friday, October 18, at 3 p.m. http://events.r20.constantcontact
Ask a Grant Writer Do you have burning questions about your grant program? Are you curious about how to identify compatible funders? Would you like personalized feedback on your grant writing? Then this 90-minute workshop and grant review is for you! October 18, 2019
Financial Ledaership Series (for non-profits) The series includes 6 webinars (begining October 18) and one in-person workshop. You may register for individual sessions or the entire series at a discounted rate. Begining October 18, 2019
***Sewing 101

Learn the basics of sewing in this 4 part beginner class series. Instructor Leeni Gravlin-Dunn will help you get comfortable behind a sewing machine as you learn techniques through simple skill-building projects. This class covers machine operation, needle and thread types, cutting tools, techniques for specific fabric types, finishing techniques, and safety precautions.

starting October 20, 2019, at 2p.m.
NH Summit 2019: Economic Inclusion and Digital Equity Local and state leaders in economic inclusion, banking, education and philanthropy are encouraged to join us on either Day One (focusing on action planning to strengthen inclusion pathways to living wage employment) and/or Day Two (focusing on digital equity planning to remove local digital divide barriers to economic and educational opportunity). October 28, 2019
Idea Swap The Idea Swap is an annual event for New England-based nonprofit cultural organizations and touring artists to network and share ideas for touring projects.
Submit Project Ideas by October 9, 2019. - The Idea Swap is NEFA's annual event that provides opportunities for New England-based nonprofits that offer cultural programming and touring artists to network and share touring project ideas. Selected projects may have the potential to tour New England with NEFA support.
October 30, 2019
Strategic Storytelling for Good

Strategic Storytelling for Good incorporates the tools, resources and strategies from the Communications Network’s Storytelling for Good online platform and is designed to help you make your nonprofit a storytelling organization.

October 31, 2019, 9a.m. - 12:30p.m. - Common Man Inn, Plymouth, NH ... and
November 1, 2019, 9a.m. - 12:30p.m. - NH Institute of Politics at St. Anselm
CLICK! 2019 Photography Conference The art of photography, editing, social media, mobile photography, digital art, photo ops and more. Presented by Cape Cod Art Center at the Resort and Conference center in Hyannis, MA. November 2, 2019
AFP-NNE 2019 Annual Conference and Celebration of National Philanthropy Day The Association of Fundraising Professionals–Northern New England Chapter (AFP-NNE) is excited to announce their two-day conference November 7-8 that will connect practitioners of philanthropy and individuals associated with non-profit organizations with practical, thought-provoking, and interactive sessions. November 7-8, 2019
2019 NNECAPA Planners Conference “Live, Work, Play & Plan – Exploring communities where having fun is part of the culture and the economy” will be held at the OMNI Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, NH. Beginning with Wednesday evening’s reception featuring author and journalist Dan Szczensy to the closing lunch session Explore Moose Mountains, this is a great opportunity for all those working in community development to delve into the unique identity of our shared region. November 13-15, 2019
Fall Arts Education Partnership Conference Save the date for this year's conference held in Rochster, NH. More details will soon be released. November 14 & 15, 2019
National Arts Marketing Project Conference This year's conference in Miami will explore three core themes: You: What new skill(s) do I need to learn to be effective in my individual career? Your World: What information does the field need to navigate the current environment? and Your Future: What is our collective vision for the future, and how do we reach it? November 15-18, 2019 https://namp.americansforthearts
Grant Training The Hannah Grimes Center and Monadnock United Way and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grants workshop in Keene. This training is applicable to grant seekers across all disciplines.  Attend this class and you'll learn how to find grants and write winning grant proposals. December 2 - 3, 2019
APAP: Association of Performing Arts Professionals - NYC

Every year, APAP|NYC welcomes 3,600 colleagues and peers from 49 U.S. states and more than 29 countries for 5+ days of professional development, showcases, unmatched networking and the world's largest performing arts marketplace.

January 10 - 14, 2020
Hong Kong International Conducting Workshop If you are age 40 or under, don’t miss this chance of connecting with other like-minded candidates and spend a week in Hong Kong with master conductors. January 12 - 17, 2020
Nonprofit Impact Celebration Please save the date for Nonprofit Impact Celebration 2020 and stay tuned for the call for Nonprofit Impact Award nominations in late 2019. April 7, 2020
NH Nonprofit Conference & Expo Please save the date for NH Nonprofit Conference & Expo 2020! Monday, May 11, 2020
Paint in Tuscany The workshop will cover perspective, shape, light and shadow, color, and emotion through early morning film, gallery touring, and sketches into actually emphasizing those elements in our daily paintings. We will explore concepts of prominent Italian artists from Renaissance, Impressionism, Neo-Impressionism, Symbolism, Futurism, and into Italian Plein Air artists. May 24-31, 2020
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 combines 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.

As classes are available
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
Charlotte Douglas International Airport Concorse A Expansion Arts & Science Council (ASC) is accepting qualifications from professional artists and professional artist teams for original and site-specific art commissions at CLT Airport. The CLT Concourse A - Phase II Art Program is comprised of 2 opportunities for permanent, integrated artworks, each with differing budgets dependent on the projects’ respective size, prominence of location, and anticipated material and fabrication needs. October 4, 2019
American Legion Memorial Stadium Renovation

The Arts & Science Council (ASC) is accepting qualifications from professional artists or teams of artists in response to a public art opportunity for Mecklenburg County’s American Legion Memorial Stadium renovation. ASC is seeking artists or teams of artists with a demonstrated record of creating memorial sculpture.

October 7, 2019
Traffic Control Box Wraps in Johnson City, TN Wrap designs for this project must be site-specific (i.e. they must reflect or provide commentary on the space in which they are located). Descriptions and photos for each traffic control box location are available in the RFP. October 14, 2019
Oklahoma Art in Public Places - Sallisaw Veterans Center

The Oklahoma Arts Council invites artists and artist teams to submit qualifications for the design and installation of artwork for an Oklahoma Art in Public Places project at the new Sallisaw Veterans Center. The Center is a 175-bed facility designed to provide daily care and treatment for Oklahoma's heroes in a home-like, family-friendly setting. The Center is a project of the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs.

October 15, 2019
New Municipal Courthouse Entryway Ceiling Artwork Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) for consideration to design, fabricate, deliver and install artwork in the entryway of the new Las Vegas Municipal Courthouse, to be constructed at the corner of Clark Avenue and South First Street in downtown Las Vegas. October 16, 2019 For full details and/or to apply, visit the Nevada Gov eMarketplace (NGEM),
New Municipal Courthouse Exterior Artwork Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) for consideration to design, fabricate, deliver and install an artwork outside the new Las Vegas Municipal Courthouse, to be constructed at the corner of Clark Avenue and South First Street in downtown Las Vegas. October 16, 2019 For full details and/or to apply, visit the Nevada Gov eMarketplace (NGEM),
The Science Museum of Virginia Seeking requests for preliminary proposals from a qualified individual artist and/or artist teams to design an original, large-scale iconic exterior artwork reflecting the theme of science and the Museum’s mission. October 18, 2019
Pompano Community Park Water Feature Sculpture

The City of Pompano Beach will commission an artist/artist team to design, fabricate, and install a major outdoor sculpture with a water feature to be placed at Pompano Community Park.

October 22, 2019
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
Sketch Comedy Club Tuesdays, 5-6:30p.m., September 17 - October 29 (Performance November 1 and 2) Fall Youth program for ages 7-17, at NH Theatre Project, Portsmouth, NH. Students will work as a group to write and perform their own original skits to be showcased in front of a live audience.  Three sessions will be offered throughout the year for middle and high school students.
Drop in Yoga September 17, 2019 through June 30, 2020 Tuesdays from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., and on Thursdays from 9-10 a.m.

For theatre artists and community members alike, relax with a 60 minute Vinyasa Yoga class in the theatre, available twice a week. All levels are welcome! This class will offer a safe and supportive environment to center the body and mind, linking movement to breath within a creative flow, while building strength and flexibility.
TheatreMakers (day of the week and time varry according to age categories)
September 30 - November 4 (Performances November 8 and 9)
Fall Youth program for ages 7-17, at NH Theatre Project, Portsmouth, NH. In six-week sessions, Theatremakers will dive into a creative process similar to our professional company in MainStage Productions. They will develop characters, interpret text, form bonds with their fellow makers, find passion in acting, writing, and/or design and learn how to share their work with an audience. Divided into three age groups, the Theatremakers will explore performance skills, grow confidently as individuals and socialize with their collaborators at a level that is right for them.
Ages 7 - 11,  Mondays 4:00 - 5.30 pm
Ages 12 - 14, Wednesdays 4:00 - 5.30 pm
Ages 15 - 17, Thursdays 5:00 - 6.30 pm
Youth Art Month Flag design October 15, 2019 High school students are being asked to design the Youth Art Month flag for next year and attendees to the conference will vote to choose the winning design. This design will be printed and hung for national recognition at the NAEA Annual Spring Conference in Minneapolis, MN at the end of March 2020.
NH Chapter of the Women's Caucus for Art - Fall Meeting October 26, 2019, from 1-4 p.m.

At the Pease Library, 1 Russell St, Plymouth, NH, downstairs meeting room. Guest speaker, Trisha Anderson-Soule, Executive Director of the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts will present a talk on Connecting Art and Commerce. Plus a business meeting and networking with other women artists.
Repair Cafe Every 2nd Saturday, from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. Repair Cafe is a monthly get together at MAxT in Peterborough, NH). If you have something that busted, don't tossit, bring it in. No need to pre-register, just show up.
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.
Monthly Vocal Coaching,
Pine Street Studios
ongoing / monthly 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. Email Megan Quinn, 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.
Seeking new Choral Members
(High-school age or above)
Until filled Manchester Choral Society;
Manchester, NH
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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