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April 11, 2019

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Rochester Contemporary Art Center

6x6x2019 - The International Small Art Phenomenon
Call for Artists to Submit Small Work
Exhibition Dates: June 1 - July 14, 2019
Submission Deadline: April 14, 2019
Rochester, NY

Creative Capital

The Approach: Building Community for a Sustainable Creative Life
Four-part Online Workshop Focusing on Communication Skills,
Identifying New Opportunities, Best Practices for Building a Community of Artists, and More
Workshop Dates: April 15 and 22, 2019
Online

FilmOneFest

2019 FilmOneFest
Call for Filmmakers to Submit Work Under Two Minutes
Event Date: July 20, 2019
Extended Deadline: April 15, 2019
Atlantic Highlands, NJ

Drug Enforcement Administration, New Jersey Division

4th Annual Heroin and Opioid Art Exhibition
Statewide Call for Artists to Submit Work that Raises Awareness of Heroin and Opioid Addiction, Abuse, and Recovery
Exhibition Dates: May 16 - 18, 2019
Application Deadline: April 15, 2019
Gateway Center, Newark, NJ

Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art and Storytelling

2019/2020 Artist-in-Residence Program
Call for Visual Artists to Apply for a Residency Culminating in a Solo Show at the Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art and Storytelling
Residency Dates: September 2019 - June 2020
Application Deadline: April 15, 2019
New York, NY

The Monmouth Museum

NJ Emerging Artists Series 2019 - 2020
Call for Artists to Submit Wall-mountable Work 
Six Artists Will Be Selected for Solo Shows Beginning July 2019
Submission Deadline: April 16, 2019
Lincroft, NJ

Nick Virgilio Haiku Association

The Nick Virgilio Writers House Festival for the Arts
Call for Artists and Authors to Show and Sell Work at the Festival
Event Date: May 18, 2019
Registration Deadline: April 19, 2019
Camden, NJ

Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center

Fall 2019 New Jersey Film Festival
Call for Entries
Event Dates: September 13 - October 13, 2019
Super Early Bird Deadline: April 19, 2019
Early Bird Deadline: May 9, 2019
Regular Deadline: May 30, 2019
Late Deadline: June 20, 2019
Super Late Deadline: July 10, 2019
New Brunswick, NJ

A Studio in the Woods

Adaptations Residencies
Call for Artists to Apply for a Residency Focused on How
Climate-driven Adaptations Shape our Future
Residency Dates: September 2019 - May 2020
Submission Deadline: April 22, 2019
New Orleans, LA

Vision Driven Artists (VDA)

VDA Workshops for Artists and Arts Organizations
Upcoming Workshops:
April 24, 2019 - "Getting Paid: Individual Donor Development"
May 13, 2019 - "Outreach & Audience Building"
Philadelphia, PA

The National Endowment for the Arts

The Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge
Call for High School Students with a Passion for Songwriting to Apply for a Chance to be Paired with Professional Mentors and have their Work Recorded by Broadway Artists in New York City
Application Deadline: April 30, 2019
National

Metuchen Downtown Alliance

Language Project: Arts Pavilion
Call for Artists to Create a Temporary Structure for Solo or Small Group Performances of Storytelling, Poetry, Music, and More
Proposal Deadline: April 30, 2019
Metuchen, NJ

Metuchen Downtown Alliance

Language Project: Adirondack Chairs
Call for Artists to Decorate Adirondack Chairs Created from
Wooden Pallets for Auction Benefiting Public Art Projects
Proposal Deadline: April 30, 2019
Metuchen, NJ

Akademie Schloss Solitude

Akademie Schloss Solitude 2020-2021 Artist Fellowships
Call for International Artists Working in All Disciplines
Apply for a Nine-month Fellowship for Developing Projects
Residency Dates: October 2020 through June 2021
Application Deadline: April 30, 2019
Stuttgart, Germany

Norfolk Arts

Richard A. Tucker Memorial Library Public Art Project
Call for Artists to Submit Proposals for Public Art that Tells the
Story of the History and Culture of Campostella, VA (SE Norfolk, VA)
Project Completed in Spring 2020
Proposal Deadline: May 3, 2019
Norfolk, VA

County of Union, New Jersey

2019 Union County Senior Citizens Art Exhibit
Call for Artists to Submit Work
Exhibition Dates: May 28 - July 8, 2019
Registration Deadline: May 23, 2019
Union, NJ

CareOne/National Arts Program

1st Annual "CareOne Celebrates the Arts" Exhibit
Registration Open to CareOne Residents, Employees, and Family
Exhibition Dates: June 12 - 27, 2019
Registration Deadline: May 23, 2019
Eligible CareOne Centers in Essex, Morris, and Union County, NJ

The New Jersey Highlands Coalition
Morris Museum

6th Annual Highlands Juried Art Exhibit at the Morris Museum,
Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery, and the NJ Highlands Commission Website
Call for Artists to Submit Work Featuring the Landscapes, Flora, Fauna, Natural, Cultural, and Historic Resources of the Highlands
Submissions Accepted August through October 2019
Digital Entry Deadline: May 23, 2019
Morristown and Bernardsville, NJ

Stevens Point Sculpture Park

2018 Stevens Point Sculpture Park Juried Call
Call for Artists to Submit Work for Three-year Sculpture Exhibition
Exhibition Dates: September 21, 2019 through August 2022
Submission Deadline: May 24, 2019
Stevens Point, WI

FilmAcademy360

"Living With Autism" Screenplay Contest
Call for Screenplays About Living with Autism
FilmAcademy360 will Produce the Short Film that Wins!
Submission Deadline: May 30, 2019
International

Americans for the Arts

Americans for the Arts 2019 Annual Convention
Join More than 1,000 Arts Leaders for this Annual Professional Development Event
(Plus Two Preconference Events: "Public Art: Partnerships, Artists, and Community" and "Equity and Intercultural Leadership")
Event Dates: June 13 - 16, 2019
Registration Deadline: May 31, 2019
Twin Cities, MN

Filmmakers Without Borders

Filmmaking Grants
Call for Filmmakers to Apply for Support for Projects Aligned with Themes of Social Justice, Empowerment, and Cultural Exchange
Fall Application Deadline: August 1, 2019
Summer Application Deadline: June 1, 2019
International

Artworks

Curate a Show at Artworks!
Artworks, Trenton's Visual Arts Center, is Seeking Proposals for Exhibitions for the 2020 Season from Experienced Artists
Proposal Deadline: June 29, 2019
Trenton, NJ

Stable Art Gallery

Inside Small: Small Works Juried Art Exhibit
Call for Artists to Submit Work for Exhibit at the Stable Art Gallery
Exhibit Dates: August 2 - 29, 2019
Submission Deadline: July 19, 2019
Ridgewood, NJ

Murphy Writing

Get Away to Write - Scotland
A Week of Workshops, Readings, Excursions, and Writing Time
Event Dates: August 1 - 9, 2019
Registration Open Until Full
Dundee, Scotland

Gallery Aferro

Call for Artists to Submit Work for Exhibitions at Gallery Aferro
Newark, NJ
Ongoing

Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University 

Opportunities for Artists to Exhibit and Sell their Work
Call for Artists: The Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University is Looking for Work in Diverse Media to Exhibit in their Osprey Gallery
Atlantic City, NJ
Ongoing

The Art School at Old Church (TASOC)

Call for Artists to Submit Work for Shows at the Mikhail Zakin
Gallery and the Café Gallery at TASOC
Demarest, NJ
Ongoing

The Theater Project

Playwrights Workshop
Call for Playwrights to Submit Work to Become a Playwrights Workshop Member, Providing Multiple Presentation Opportunities
Union, NJ
Ongoing

Studio Montclair

The Windows at Studio Montclair Gallery
Call for Members to Submit Proposals for Art Installations or Solo/Small Group Exhibitions in the Gallery's Display Windows
Montclair, NJ
Ongoing

Township of Deptford 

Galleria Deptford
Art in the Lobby: Call for Regional Artists to Submit Work for Display Throughout the Year in the Township Municipal Building
Deptford, NJ
Ongoing

The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation

The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant Program
One-time Emergency Grants for Painters, Printmakers, and Sculptors
Ongoing

Foundation for Contemporary Art

Emergency Grants
Find Out if You are Eligible for Emergency Funding!
Immediate Assistance Available for Artists Living and Working in the United States, and for Projects in the US and Abroad
Ongoing

National Endowment for the Arts
Blue Star Families

Blue Star Museum Program
Participating Museums Provide Free Admission to Active Duty Military Personnel and Up to Five Family Members
The Program Runs from May 18 (Armed Services Day) through September 2, 2019 (Labor Day)
Registration Ongoing
Nationwide

Performing Arts Readiness (PAR)

Free PAR Webinars
April 16, 2019: Introduction to Emergency Preparedness for Performing Arts Organizations
May 9, 2019: Crisis Communication and Reputation Management for Performing Arts Organizations
May 15, 2019: Risk Assessment for Performing Arts Organizations
May 16, 2019: Disaster Response for Performing Arts Organizations
May 21: Networking for Disaster Management in the Performing Arts
June 4, 2019: Community Recovery Through Arts and Culture
Online

The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking

Creative Placemaking Leadership Workshops
Workshops on Creating Public Art, Creating Community Murals,
Crowdmapping, and Creative Urban Design
Workshops Available April 25 through May 17, 2019
Orange, NJ and Philadelphia, PA

New Jersey Department of Human Services
NJ Department of Health
NJ Historical Commission
NJ State Council on the Arts

Families First Discovery Pass Program
Opportunity for Cultural Organizations to Engage New Audiences and Ensure that New Jersey's Arts and History Experiences are Accessible to Low-Income Families and Individuals
Sign Up by May 1, 2019 to be Included in the Launch and Promotional Materials!
Statewide

New Jersey Theatre Alliance
New Jersey State Council on the Arts

Cultural Access Network Project: Access Thursdays
ADA Roundtable Discussions and Peer-to-Peer Learning
May 23, 2019 - Emergency Preparedness: The Importance of Including People with Disabilities
Statewide

Americans for the Arts

Americans for the Arts 2019 Annual Convention
Join More than 1,000 Arts Leaders for this Annual Professional Development Event
(Plus Two Preconference Events: "Public Art: Partnerships, Artists, and Community" and "Equity and Intercultural Leadership")
Event Dates: June 13 - 16, 2019
Registration Deadline: May 31, 2019
Twin Cities, MN

New Jersey Council for the Humanities

Public Scholars Project 
Now Accepting Applications from Organizations for PSP Program Subsidies for Events Happening through October 2019
Statewide

The Kresge Foundation

Arts and Culture Funding Opportunities
Support for Creative Placemaking Initiatives that Integrate Arts, Culture, and Community-engaged Design Strategies
Ongoing

Dance New Jersey  

Become a Member!
Service Organization Committed to Advocating the Excellence of Dance and Dance Education in the State
Statewide

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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