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October 10, 2019

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New Jersey Poetry Out Loud

Professional Development Workshops for Teachers,
Administrators, and Teaching Artists
Bring Poetry to Life in your Classroom!
Workshops Available October 16 and 25, 2019
Statewide

Monmouth Museum

Petopia!
Call for Artists to Submit Art that Celebrates Pets - Traditional Pet Portraits and Beyond!
Exhibition Dates: November 24, 2019 - January 5, 2019
Submission Deadline: October 14, 2019
Lincroft, NJ

The Belmar Arts Council

Cornucopia of Color
Call for Artists to Submit Work Celebrating the Colors of Autumn
Exhibition Dates: October 26 - November 23, 2019
Submission Deadline: October 14, 2019
Belmar, NJ

Unlimited

International Placement 2020
Call for Disabled Arts Administrators, Producers, and Curators Based Outside of the United Kingdom to Apply for a Paid Professional Development Opportunity
Application Deadline: October 14, 2019
International

BSB Gallery

Every Ghetto, Every City
Call for Regional Artists to Submit Work that Examines City Life
Exhibition Dates: December 13, 2019 - January 4, 2020
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2019
Trenton, NJ

Oklahoma Arts Council

Public Art Opportunity
Call for Artists and Artist Teams to Submit Qualifications for the Design and Installation of Artwork at the Sallisaw Veterans Center
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2019
National

The Keshet Center for the Arts

Keshet Makers Space Experience
Call for Artists to Apply to a Residency Program in which Choreographers and Dancemakers Develop their Craft
Cohort Two Period: March 20 - 30, 2020
Cohort One Period: February 14 - 24, 2020
Application Deadline: October 15, 2019
Albuquerque, NM

Thomas Edison Media Arts Consortium

The Thomas Edison Black Maria Festival
Call for Entries
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2019
International

Sculpture Tucson

2020 Sculpture Tucson Festival Show and Sale
Call to Artists to Apply to Arizona's Largest Juried Sculpture Show
Festival Dates: April 3 - 5, 2020
Application Deadline: October 15, 2019
International

The City of Las Vegas

Public Art Opportunity
Call for Artists to Submit Statements of Qualification for Consideration to Design, Fabricate, Deliver, and Install Artwork in the Entryway of the New Las Vegas Municipal Courthouse
Submission Deadline: October 16, 2019
National

The City of Las Vegas

Public Art Opportunity
Call for Artists to Submit Statements of Qualification for Consideration to Design, Fabricate, Deliver, and Install an Artwork Outside the New Las Vegas Municipal Courthouse
Submission Deadline: October 16, 2019
National

Brick City Presents

Actor's Training by Yolanda Hunt
This Professional Development Class, Led by an Entertainment Industry Veteran, Runs October 16 - November 23, 2019
Newark, NJ

Chamber Music America

2020 Residency Partnership Program
Support for Professional Ensembles and Presenters in Building Audiences for Small Ensemble Music
Grant Period: July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Application Deadline: October 18, 2019
National

New Jersey Film Festival

Spring 2020 New Jersey Film Festival
Call for Entries
Event Dates: January 24 - February 23, 2020
Late Deadline: October 25, 2019
New Brunswick, NJ

The Office of US Senator Cory Booker

Arts & Humanities Grants Workshop
Representatives from the NEA, the NEH, the Institute for Museum and Library Services, and State Agencies will Share Best Practices for Successfully Applying for Grant Funding
There Will Also be Breakout Sessions on Various Topics of Interest to Arts and Humanities Organizations
Event Date: October 28, 2019
Location: Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

Two River Theater

Open Auditions
A Little Shakespeare: Twelfth Night
Call for Actors in Grades 9 - 12
Audition Date: October 28, 2019
Red Bank, NJ

The New Jersey Play Lab

2020 New Jersey Play Lab Residencies
Call for Playwrights to Submit Full-length Plays in Developement
NJPL Residencies are Multi-step Development Processes Designed to Bring Plays to a State of Production Readiness
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2019
Statewide

FilmOneFest

Fifth Annual 24-Hour Film Slam
Film Slam is a Free 24-hour Filmmaking Competition in which Teams Compete to Create an Original Film Under Two Minutes - All Teams Receive a Prop, Location, and Line of Dialogue that Must be Incorporated Into their Films
Event Dates: November 1 - 2, 2019
Location: Wilson Hall, Monmouth University, West Long Branch

Wave Pool

2020 Art Space Is Your Space Artist in Residency Program
Call for Artists to Apply for a 2 - 6 Week Residency in Cincinnati, OH
Application Deadline: November 2, 2019
International

Murphy Writing of Stockton University

Autumn Writing Getaway
A One-day Fall Retreat for Poets and Writers
Event Date: November 9, 2019
Stockton University, Galloway, NJ


Garden State Film Festival

Spring 2020 Garden State Film Festival
Call for Entries
Event Dates: March 25 - March 29, 2020
Super Late Deadline:December 1, 2019
Late Deadline: November 15, 2019
Asbury Park, NJ

Montclair Film

The 2020 Montclair Film Festival
Call for Entries
Festival Dates: May 1 - 10, 2020
Late Deadline: January 17, 2020
Regular Deadline: December 20, 2019
Early Bird Deadline: November 15, 2019
Montclair, NJ


Get Ready Grants
Support for Craft Artists to Conduct Activities that Will Help them Prepare for Emergencies, Safeguard their Studios, and More
Application Deadline: November 15, 2019
National


Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships
Call for Actors to Apply
Application Deadline: November 19, 2019
National

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts

USArtists International
Call for US Dance, Music, and Theater Ensembles, and Solo Artists, to Apply for Support for Performances Abroad Taking Place Between March 15, 2020 and March 14, 2021
Application Deadline: November 22, 2019
National

Mattatuck Museum

MIXMASTER @ The MATT 2020
Call for Artists to Submit Work for a Juried Group Exhibition
Exhibition Dates: January 12 - February 23, 2020
Submission Deadline: November 25, 2019
Waterbury, CT

Whole Picture Films

Script-to-Screen Contest
Call for Screenwriters to Submit Original Scripts
One Will be Selected to be Directed and Produced!
Application Deadline: November 30, 2019
National

Monmouth University Center for the Arts

Access and Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion
Call for Artists to Submit Work for a Juried Group Exhibition
Exhibition Dates: January 21 - March 13, 2020
Submission Deadline: December 2, 2019
West Long Branch, NJ

Art Fair 14C

Applications Now Open for Exhibition Spaces and the Juried Show
Call for New Jersey Visual Artists to Apply
Event Dates: February 21 - 23, 2019
Juried Show Application Deadline: December 14, 2020
Exhibition Space Application Deadline: December 10, 2020
Jersey City, NJ

The Puffin Foundation

2020 Grants - Music, Photography, and Theater
Call for Artists to Apply
Application Deadline: December 30, 2019
Application Request Deadline: December 15, 2019
National

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
Photo Finish Juried Photography Exhibition
Call for Photographers to Submit Work that Relates to the Sport of Thoroughbred Racing in America
Submission Deadline: December 31, 2019
Saratoga Springs, NY

Artists in Education Residency Grant Program

Applications Open for 2020-2021 AIE Grants!
AIE Grants Place Professional Teaching Artists in Classrooms, Make it Possible to Offer Professional Development in the Artsand More
Final Application Deadline: February 17, 2020
Early Bird Deadline: January 17, 2020
Statewide

Murphy Writing of Stockton University

26th Annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
A Supportive, Participant-focused Writers' Conference
Event Date: January 17 - 20, 2020
Seaview Hotel, Galloway, NJ


Artplace America
ioby

Artists Lead!
Are You a Creative Person Working to Make Change in Your Community? Fundraise for Your Idea with ioby and You Could Get Your Dollars Doubled through the Artists Lead! Match Program!
United States/US Territories

New Jersey Poetry Out Loud

Professional Development Workshops for Teachers,
Administrators, and Teaching Artists
Bring Poetry to Life in your Classroom!
Workshops Available October 16 and 25, 2019
Statewide

Performing Arts Readiness

Free Preparedness Webinars for Performing Arts Organizations!
Topics Include Safety and Security, Risk Assessment, Community Recovery Through Arts and Culture, Cybersecurity, Disaster Response, Reputation Management, and More!
Webinar Dates: October 10 - December 12, 2019
Online

New Jersey Theatre Alliance
Cultural Access Network Project

Americans with Disabilities Act Planning Workshop
Training and Technical Information to Assist in the Creation of a Strong, Long-range ADA Plan - Architectural Assessment, Sensitivity Training, Overview of ADA Law, and More!
Event Date: October 17, 2019
Location: Offices of ArtPride/Lyceum Center for the Arts, Burlington

NJ Principals and Supervisors Association
Arts Ed NJ

Arts Education Series: Transforming Schools through the Power of the Arts
Professional Development Workshops and Webinars for Educators
Social Emotional Learning and the Arts: November 11, 2019
Developing Impactful Arts Integration: October 28, 2019
Monroe, NJ

Japan Foundation New York

Performing Arts Japan 2020-2021
Call for Organizations to Submit Project Proposals for PAJ Touring and Collaboration Grants
Submission Deadline: October 31, 2019
US and Canada

Noyes Museum of Art at Stockton University

Teachers' Workshop: Visual Storytelling
"Heritage Collage" Workshop Exploring Storytelling through
Mixed-media Collage with Historical Imagery.
Event Date: November 13, 2019
Registration Deadline: November 5, 2019
Location: Stockton's Kramer Hall, Hammonton, NJ

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

Two Professional Development Programs from The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ's Education Department!
November 8, 2019: Designing & Building & Painting, Oh My!
November 7, 2019: Shakespeare in the Classroom!
Location: The Thomas H. Kean Theatre Factory, Florham Park, NJ

New Jersey Poetry Out Loud

Professional Development Workshops for Teachers,
Administrators, and Teaching Artists
Bring Poetry to Life in your Classroom!
Workshops Available October 16 and 25, 2019
Statewide

New Jersey Council for the Humanities
NJ Women Vote: The 19th Amendment at 100

Public Scholars Project
New Program Category: "Women's Suffrage and Beyond"
Applications Now Open for Subsidized Programs Taking Place Between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020
Statewide

Artists in Education Residency Grant Program

Applications Open for 2020-2021 AIE Grants!
AIE Grants Place Professional Teaching Artists in Classrooms, Make it Possible to Offer Professional Development in the Arts, and More
Final Application Deadline: February 17, 2020
Early Bird Deadline: January 17, 2020
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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