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NJ State Council on the Arts
P.O. Box 306
Trenton, NJ 08625-0306

Office Address:
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Trenton, NJ 08608
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Email: Feedback@sos.nj.gov
September 21, 2017

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Cultural Access Network of New Jersey 
 
FY18-20 ADA Plan Workshops
Registration Open
North Jersey Event Date: September 26, 2017
Summit, NJ 
Central Jersey Event Date: September 29, 2017
Hamilton Twp, NJ
South Jersey Event Date: October 3, 2017
Hammonton, NJ 

South Jersey Cultural Alliance

2017 Annual Meeting
Registration Open
Event Date: September 26, 2017
Smithville Mansion
Burlington County, NJ 

The International Sculpture Center
 
27th International Sculpture Conference: Intersections + Identities 
Event Dates: October 25 - 28, 2017
Regular Registration Deadline: September 28, 2017
Late Registration Deadline: October 6, 2017
Kansas City, MO 

Rutgers Camden School of Nursing

Public Art Project - Expressions of Interest (EOI)
Call for Visual Artists
Submission Deadline: September 29, 2017
Camden, NJ

Passaic County Community College
 
Paterson Literary Review
Call for Literary Artists, Visual Artists, and Photographers
Submission Deadline: September 30, 2017
Paterson, NJ 

Project Help
 
Visions in Black & White, Art Show & Auction
Benefit for our Veterans
Call for Visual Artists and Photographers
Submission Deadline: September 30, 2017
Hackensack, NJ 

The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center 

36th Bi-Annual New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2018
Call for Entries
Regular Deadline: September 30, 2017
Late Deadline: October 30, 2017
Final Receipt Deadline: November 6, 2017
New Brunswick, NJ 

Leonia Arts & the Leonia Public Library
 
7th Annual "Meet The Artists"
Call for Visual Artists & Writers
Event Date: October 1, 2017
Contact: Kathy Pecht
Leonia, NJ

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation & The Millay Colony for the Arts
 
Creative Fellowship Residencies
Guidelines Available
Submission Deadline: October 1, 2017
Austerlitz, NY 

The Recording Academy & The GRAMMY Museum
 
The GRAMMY Museum Grant Program
Guidelines Available
Providing Grants to Individuals and Organizations for the areas of Research & Preservation 
Letter of Inquiry Deadline: October 1, 2017
Washington, D.C. 

Dance/NYC
 
Disability. Dance. Artistry. 
Conversation with Dancing Wheels Company & School
Registration Open
Event Date: October 8, 2017
The Ailey Studios
NYC

New Jersey Cultural Alliance for Response
 
Disaster Planning and Recovery Workshops
Workshops Focus on Risk Assessment, Disaster Plan Development, Salvage Priorities & Methods, and Wet Material Recovery.
Registration Deadline: October 2, 2017
Various dates & locations for North, Central, and South Jersey

Glasstown Arts District 

Fun Plein Air Art Day on the Maurice River 
Call for Visual Artists
Event Date: October 22, 2017 
Registration Deadline: October 14, 2017
Millville, NJ

Black Maria Film Festival 

2018 Black Maria Film Festival 
Call for Entries
Late Deadline: October 15, 2017
West Orange, NJ

New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera 

Verismo Opera Casting Supernumerary Roles for "Tosca"
Performance Date: October 15, 2017 
For Further Inquiries Contact: Ria Hawks
Englewood, NJ

Monmouth Museum 

"Hope For The Holidays": Juried Art Exhibition
Call for Visual Artists
Exhibition Dates: November 19, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Submission Deadline: October 16, 2017 
Lincroft, NJ

Healing Arts at Atlantic Health System 

8th Annual Healing Arts Coalition Conference: 
Creativity for Health & Wellbeing
Registration Open
Event Date: October 20, 2017 
Montclair, NJ

Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission

Mercer County Photography 2017 
Call for Photographers 
Exhibition Dates: October 26 - December 8, 2017
Submissions: October 21, 2017 
Silva Gallery of Art
Pennington, NJ

Murphy Writing of Stockton University

Autumn Writing Getaway: one day retreat for poets & writers
Registration Open Until Full
Event Date: October 28, 2017 
Galloway, NJ

Healing Arts at Atlantic Health System 

Artist of the Month - extended deadline!
Call for Visual Artists 
Submission Deadline: October 31, 2017 
Morristown, NJ

New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera 

29th Annual International Vocal Competition 
Call for Vocalists of All Ages 
Final Deadline: October 31, 2017 
Nola Studios 
NYC

Art Unbound

"Small Works, Big Gifts" 
Fine art, prints, ceramics, jewelry priced for giving
Call for Visual and Craft Artists
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2017 
Orange, NJ

BelmarArts

SOLO X2 
Two Solo Exhibitions
Call for Visual Artists
Exhibit #1 Dates: November 18 - December 6, 2017
Exhibit #2 Dates: December 7 - December 22, 2017
Submission Deadline: November 3, 2017 
Belmar, NJ

Printmaking Center of New Jersey

Fall 2017 Classes
Variety of classes offered through November, 2017
Branchburg, NJ

Premiere Stages at Kean University

2018 Premiere Play Festival
Call for Playwrights - unproduced plays
Submission Deadline: December 15, 2017
Union, NJ

Creative Capital 
 
Online Professional Development Program
Upcoming Webinars for Artists
Online

Americans For The Arts 

Disaster Preparedness & Relief 
Are You Prepared? 
Resources & Networks
Online

Cultural Access Network of New Jersey 
 
FY18-20 ADA Plan Workshops
Registration Open
North Jersey Event Date: September 26, 2017
Summit, NJ 
Central Jersey Event Date: September 29, 2017
Hamilton Twp, NJ
South Jersey Event Date: October 3, 2017
Hammonton, NJ 

South Jersey Cultural Alliance

2017 Annual Meeting
Registration Open
Event Date: September 26, 2017
Smithville Mansion
Burlington County, NJ 

The International Sculpture Center
 
27th International Sculpture Conference: Intersections + Identities 
Event Dates: October 25 - 28, 2017
Regular Registration Deadline: September 28, 2017
Late Registration Deadline: October 6, 2017
Kansas City, MO 

The Recording Academy & The GRAMMY Museum
 
The GRAMMY Museum Grant Program
Guidelines Available
Providing Grants to Individuals and Organizations for the areas of Research & Preservation 
Letter of Inquiry Deadline: October 1, 2017
Washington, D.C. 

New Jersey Cultural Alliance for Response
 
NJCAR Disaster Planning and Recovery Workshops
Workshops Focus on Risk Assessment, Disaster Plan Development, Salvage Priorities & Methods, and Wet Material Recovery.
Registration Deadline: October 2, 2017
Various dates & locations for North, Central, and South Jersey

Levitt Foundation

2018 Levitt AMP Grant Awards
Guidelines available 
Application Deadline: October 2, 2017 
Online

Performing Arts Readiness project 
 
Introduction to Emergency Preparedness for Performing Arts Organizations: FREE Webinar
Registration Open
Webinar Date: October 5, 2017
Online

Dance/NYC
 
Disability. Dance. Artistry. 
Conversation with Dancing Wheels Company & School
Registration Open
Event Date: October 8, 2017
The Ailey Studios
NYC

National Association of Counties and Americans for the Arts
 
Creative Counties Placemaking Challenge
Invites counties with populations of less than 250,000 to apply
Guidelines available
Submission Deadline: October 13, 2017
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa & Washington, D.C.

Chamber Music America

Residency Partnership Program
Guidelines available 
Application Deadline: October 15, 2017 
Nationwide

Performing Arts Readiness project 
 
Two Grant Opportunities
Expand an existing Emergency Preparedness Network
Establish a new Emergency Preparedness Network
Rolling Application Deadline beginning October 16, 2017
Nationwide

Healing Arts at Atlantic Health System 

8th Annual Healing Arts Coalition Conference: 
Creativity for Health & Wellbeing
Registration Open
Event Date: October 20, 2017 
Montclair, NJ

Kurt Weill Foundation For Music

2018 Kurt Weill Foundation Grant Program
Several funding categories for performance & research
Guidelines available 
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017 
Online

Americans For The Arts 

Disaster Preparedness & Relief 
Are You Prepared? 
Resources & Networks
Online

The Kresge Foundation

Funding Opportunities
Place-based initiatives & Local systems
Rolling 
Online

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Performing Arts Regranting Programs 
Offered in the areas of: Creation & Production, Travel & Cultural Exchange, Professional Development & more! 
Various Deadlines
Nationwide

Wells Fargo Foundation

Funding Opportunities
Corporate Giving - New Jersey Guidelines
Ongoing
Online

The Foundation Center

Grantseeker's Network
Funding database & fundraising resource
Ongoing
Online

The New Jersey State Council on the Arts, created in 1966, is a division of the NJ Department of State. The Council was established to encourage and foster public interest in the arts; enlarge public and private resources devoted to the arts; promote freedom of expression in the arts; and facilitate the inclusion of art in every public building in New Jersey. The Council receives direct appropriations from the State of New Jersey through a dedicated, renewable Hotel/Motel Occupancy fee, as well as competitive grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. To learn more about the Council, please visit www.artscouncil.nj.gov.  
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Information provided in this notice is accurate at the time of publication. The inclusion of an opportunity does not constitute an endorsement by the State Arts Council. 
 

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