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September 13, 2018

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New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera
 
Call for Singers to Audition for Norma
Performance Date: October 28, 2018
Audition Dates: September 15, 19, and 22, 2018
Paramus, NJ

Auditions for supernumerary roles will also be held on 9/22

Atlantic City Ballet

Open Call for Dancers
Audition Date: September 16, 2018
Egg Harbor City, NJ

The Masterwork Chorus

Fall 2018 Auditions
Openings Available in All Voice Parts
Tenors and Basses are Especially Encouraged to Join
Audition Date: September 19, 2018
Chatham, NJ

Creative Capital

Online Workshop: Effective Negotiation for Artists
A Workshop for Artists of All Disciplines Designed by Entertainment World Consultant Kirby Tepper.
Workshop Date: September 20, 2018
Online

Morris Museum

A Cache of Kinetic Art: Simply Steampunk
Call for Visual Artists to Submit Kinetic Art for an Exhibit
Focusing on the Aesthetics of the "Steampunk" Genre
Exhibition Dates: March 15 - July 14, 2019
Submission Deadline: September 20, 2018
Morristown, NJ

International Sculpture Center

28th International Sculpture Conference: Explore Exciting Topics in Contemporary Sculpture with a Diverse Audience of Artists, Educators, Administrators, Patrons, Collectors, and Students
Registration Deadline: September 21, 2018
Late Registration Deadline: October 5, 2018
Philadelphia, PA

Rutgers Film Co-op/NJ Media Arts Center

NJ International Film Festival - Spring 2019 Season
Call for Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Short 
Narrative, Feature, and Student Films
Festival Dates: January 25 - March 28, 2019
Regular Deadline: September 21, 2018
Late Deadline: October 13, 2018
New Brunswick, NJ

American Craft Week

Call for Artists: American Craft Week is Looking for Photos of Crafts - Handmade, Purchased, or Just Admired
Cash Reward for 1st Place!
Submission Deadline: September 21, 2018
Nationwide

Frontline Arts

Fall Classes 2018
Printmaking, Book Arts, Grant Writing, and more!
Branchburg, NJ

Perkins Center for the Arts
 
Fall Classes 2018
Registration Now Open for Classes in Pottery, Drawing, Painting, Collage, Figure Studies, Drama, Comic Arts, and More
Moorestown and Collingswood, NJ

Performing Arts Readiness

Performing Arts Emergency Preparedness Planning Grants Webinar
Review the Goals and Guidelines of PAR Grants for Creating
Emergency Preparedness and Continuity of Operations Plans
Event Date: September 26, 2018
Online

Northern New Jersey Community Foundation

Build A Village: Free Public Art-making Workshops for Seniors
Workshop Dates: October 3, 10, 24, 31, 2018
Registration Deadline: September 26, 2018
Southeast Senior Center, Englewood, NJ

Roselle Park Loves Arts

Annual Juried Arts in the Street Festival
Open Call for Artists in Visual Arts and Music
Event Date: September 29, 2018
Roselle Park, NJ

The Marcus Harris Foundation

Marcus Harris Poetry Fellowship
Open to Young Poets (18-30)
Application Deadline: September 30, 2018
Nationwide

The Clark Hulings Fund

The CHF Art-Business Accelerator Fellowship Program
Apply for CHF's 2019 Course of Business Study for Visual Artists 
Application Deadline: September 30, 2018
Nationwide

Creative Capital 

Residency, Commission & Open Application Opportunities 
Calls for Artists, Writers, Musicians, Composers, and Curators
September Deadlines
National & International

Alliance of Artists Communities

The Alliance of Artists Communities' Annual Conference
Join Arts Leaders in Exploring Support for Today's Artists
Event Dates: October 15 - 18, 2018
Registration Deadline: October 1, 2018
Philadelphia, PA

New Jersey Media Center

Nancy Ori Photography Workshops
Tanzania: A Photographic and Cultural Adventure
Event Dates: October 3 - 15, 2018
To register, contact Nancy Ori

Monmouth Museum

Holiday Exhibition: Fabulous Food
Call for Artists to Submit Work for Juried Exhibition and Sale
Exhibit Dates: November 18 - December 30, 2018
Submission Deadline: October 9, 2018
Lincroft, NJ

Belmar Arts Council

13X19: A Juried Photo Exhibition
Call for Photographers to Submit Work for Exhibit and Sale
Registration Deadline: October 10, 2018
Belmar, NJ

Murphy Writing

When the Political Becomes Personal
A One-day Workshop for Writers
Event Date: October 13, 2018
Atlantic City, NJ

Outside In Gallery

Inside Small: Small Works Exhibit
Call for Artists to Submit Work for Juried Exhibition and Sale
Submission Deadline: October 14, 2018
Piermont, NY

Black Maria Film Festival

The 38th Annual Black Maria Film Festival
Call for Entries: Short Films in Any Genre (60 Minute Maximum)
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2018
Nationwide (See tour schedule)

New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera
 
30th Annual International Vocal Competition
Now Accepting Applications to Audition
Application Deadline: October 18, 2018
New York City, NY

The City of Gaithersburg, Maryland

Public Art Project in Olde Towne Gaithersburg
Call for Artists to Submit Qualifications for Creating Site-Specific
Exterior Installations in Olde Towne Neighborhood, Gaithersburg
Application Deadline: October 19, 2018
Gaithersburg, MD

CareOne & National Arts Program

CareOne Celebrates the Arts in North Jersey
Call for North Jersey Artists to Submit Work for Exhibition
Exhibition Dates: November 15 - 30, 2018
Submission Deadline: October 25, 2018
Paramus, NJ

New Jersey Photography Forum

24th Juried Photography Exhibit of the NJ Photography Forum
Call for Photographers to Submit Work
Submission Deadline: October 27, 2018
Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ

For more info, contact Nancy Ori

United States Mint

The US Mint Artistic Infusion Program
Call for Artists to Join and Create Coin and Medal Designs
Application Deadline: October 29, 2018
Nationwide

Lesniak Institute for American Leadership

The Humane State License Plate Contest
Design New Jersey's Newest License Plate to Promote
Awareness of Protecting Animals from Cruelty and Extinction
Open to New Jersey Students, Grades 1 - 12
Entry Deadline: October 30, 2018
Statewide

Recycled Artist In Residency (RAIR)

2019 RAIR Residency Program
Call for Visual Artists Interested in Sustainable Processes,
Material Sourcing, and Working at the Intersection of Art and Industry
Entry Deadline: October 31, 2018
Philadelphia, PA

Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation

Alan Cooper Leadership in the Arts Award
Nominate an Extraordinary Arts Leader from your Community!
Nomination Deadline: November 8, 2018
Mid-atlantic Region

Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University 

Second Friday Receptions
Call for Artists: Apply to Display and Sell your Work at Arts Garage Second Fridays in Atlantic City, NJ

To Apply for a Table for your Art, Email your Artist Statement, Bio, and 3 - 5 Images of your Work to Nicole Myers

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

South Jersey Cultural Alliance

Emergency Preparedness Workshop: Introduction to Emergency Preparedness for Arts and Cultural Organizations
Event Dates: September - October 2018
Various Counties Throughout Southern New Jersey

Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation

Levitt AMP Grant Awards
Online Applications for the 2019 Levitt AMP Grant Awards Are Now Open - Apply to Bring Free, Live Music to your Town!
Application Deadline: September 25, 2018
Nationwide

Alliance of Artists Communities

The 2018 Alliance of Artists Communities' Annual Conference
Join Arts Leaders in Exploring Support for Today's Artists, Community Engagement, and Developing Healthy Organizations
Event Dates: October 15 - 18, 2018
Registration Deadline: October 1, 2018
Philadelphia, PA


Chamber Music America

Chamber Music America Residency Partnership Program
Support for Professional Ensembles and Presenters in Building
Audiences Through Community Residency Projects
Grant Period: July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020
Application Deadline: October 12, 2018
Nationwide

Community Foundation of New Jersey

Field Trip New Jersey
Apply for Funding for School Trips in Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 
Application Deadline: October 15, 2018
Statewide

The City of Gaithersburg, Maryland

Public Art Project in Olde Towne Gaithersburg
Call for Arts Firms to Submit Qualifications for Creating Site-Specific
Exterior Installations in Olde Towne Neighborhood, Gaithersburg
Application Deadline: October 19, 2018
Gaithersburg, MD

New Jersey Poetry Out Loud

NJ Poetry Out Loud Professional Development Workshops
Learn How To Bring Poetry Into Your Classrooms With this Free Series of Workshops for Teachers
Registration Deadline: November 20, 2018
Statewide

New Jersey Council for the Humanities

Public Scholars Project 
Now Accepting Applications from Eligible Organizations for
PSP Program Subsidies for Events Taking Place Between
November 2018 and October 2019
Statewide

Dance New Jersey  
 
Become an Organizational Member!
Service Organization Committed to Advocating the Excellence of Dance and Dance Education in the State
Statewide

The Foundation Center

Grantseeker's Network
Funding Database & Fundraising Resource
Ongoing
Online

The Kresge Foundation

Funding Opportunities
Place-based Initiatives & Local systems
Ongoing
Online

Wells Fargo Foundation

Funding Opportunities
Corporate Giving - New Jersey Guidelines
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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