Folklore Mexicano Tonantzin gave a brilliant performance of various traditional Mexican dances at El Centro de la Raza’s Cinco de Mayo event. Photo: Renee Jewel
Folklore Mexicano Tonantzin gave a brilliant performance of various traditional Mexican dances at El Centro de la Raza’s Cinco de Mayo event. Photo: Renee Jewel

Neighborhood & Community Arts grant

Seattle offers an extraordinary array of arts and cultural events throughout its diverse neighborhoods. The Office of Arts & Culture supports creativity at a grassroots level, making investments in dozens of festivals and community cultural projects.

Information
Jenny Crooks
Project Manager
Jenny Crooks

Application

Materials

Deadline

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
0 days left to apply

Workshops

Tuesday, September 5, 5:30-7:00pm
Douglass Truth Library
2300 E Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98122
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Thursday, September 28, 5:30-7:00pm
Columbia Library
4721 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA
98118 RSVP Here
Saturday, September 30, 11:00am-12:30pm
Southwest Branch Library
9010 35th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126
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Saturday, October 7, 11:00am-12:30pm
Northeast Branch Library
6801 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115
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Eligibility and Requirements

The Applicant must:

  • be a neighborhood arts council or local community-based group.  Groups representing underserved communities including low-income, immigrant and refugee communities, and communities of color are encouraged to apply.
  • not be funded through Civic Partners, City Artists, or smART ventures in 2018.
  • have a Federal Tax ID number and be based in the city of Seattle.  Groups applying are not required to be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit nor are they required to use a fiscal agent.

The Project must:

  • be previously produced and recurring,
  • have a significant arts and culture component,
  • be open to the public,
  • have insurance,
  • and take place within the City of Seattle no earlier than January 1, 2018 and produced in 2018 and 2019.

You may submit only one application per year to this program.  Eligible groups may submit applications for distinct projects to both Neighborhood & Community Arts (NCA) and Arts in Parks program as long as the projects meet the respective guidelines and eligibility.  If a single project qualifies for both PAP & NCA funding the application can be submitted for both programs but will only receive funding from one (not both programs).

Funding

Funded organizations will receive two (2) years of NCA funding support (for events in 2016 and 2017) of $1,200 per year to support direct project expenses:  artist fees, marketing and promotional fees, project management and personnel costs, supplies, equipment rentals or other production-related costs. There is no partial funding for this program.

This grant will not fund

  • fundraising efforts;
  • gifts;
  • organizations administrative costs not directly related to the project;
  • purchase of equipment or software;
  • food related costs.
Evaluation Criteria

Proposals submitted to the program will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Quality of Project: clear, well-conceived, authentic relationship to neighborhood or other community of interest, promotes arts participation and community relations.
  • Community Impact: project plan describes meaningful efforts to create community participation and reach a diverse audience.  
  • Feasibility:  the organization has a proven track record of presenting this and/or other event(s); evidence of community involvement and support; and clear realistic budget for the event. 

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Calls for Artists

2018 Arts in Parks temporary art call
The Office of Arts & Culture and Seattle Parks and Recreation are seeking artists to create temporary art installations or social practice activities for selected Seattle parks to activate and engage their surrounding communities. 10/24/2017
Center City Connector Project
The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), seeks an artist or artist team to develop site-specific, permanent artworks for four (4) streetcar platform stations for the future Center City Connector Streetcar. The successful artwork will celebrate a sense of place, promote wayfinding, and create a visual identity for the Center City Connector. The selected artist(s) will work with SDOT and SDOT consultants from design through construction of the new streetcar line. 2/21/2017
Salmon Bay Pump Station
The Office of Arts & Culture, in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), seeks to commission an artist or artist team to create a site integrated or site specific artwork that is reflective of Coast Salish historic and cultural connections to the Salmon Bay and Shilshole areas for SPU’s Ship Canal Water Quality Project (SCWQP) Pump Station.2/9/2017

Grants/Funding

CityArtist Projects grant
Providing grants for Seattle-based individual artists to develop and present their work. The program focuses on different disciplines in alternating years.
LHPAI Facility Grant
Aims to create community impact by broadening arts and culture participation at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, an historic landmark cultural facility in the heart of the Central Area neighborhood of Seattle.
smART ventures grant
Encouraging innovation and widening cultural participation, particularly by individuals, organizations and communities that may not qualify for other grant programs. Accepting applications year-round, smART ventures is flexible, inclusive and simple.
Youth Arts grant
Making a difference in the lives of Seattle middle and high school youth by providing arts education beyond the regular school day in neighborhoods throughout the city.

Artist Rosters

Ethnic Artist Roster
The Ethnic Artist Roster is a diverse list of artists of color who were selected through a panel process for exhibition opportunities in city owned or affiliated galleries.

Professional Development

ARTISTS UP <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
Supporting artists of color, including those from other countries or new to our region, with resources, services and programs.
Seattle Arts Leadership Team (SALT)
The Seattle Arts Leadership Team (SALT) is a flexible and creative professional development program for artists and arts administrators. SALT combines the need for on-going professional development with the creativity of the sector by bringing interesting, challenging and thought provoking workshops, networking and training to the Seattle’s arts ecology.

Looking for Space?

Spacefinder Seattle <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
Looking for rehearsal space by the hour, or an old warehouse for your new theater? Looking for studio space by the month, or an empty retail space for a gallery? Check out Spacefinder Seattle.

Grants

Youth Arts grant
Making a difference in the lives of Seattle middle and high school youth by providing arts education beyond the regular school day in neighborhoods throughout the city.

Artist Rosters

Community Arts Partner Roster <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
The roster is a vetted list of teaching artists and community arts and culture organizations that have been approved to work in Seattle Public Schools through the Creative Advantage. The roster is a community resource, available to schools, and community agencies who seek partners to lead creative learning experiences within their programs.
The Creative Advantage Community Arts Partner Roster now open<span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
The Office of Arts & Culture maintains an Arts Partner Roster of teaching artists and community arts and culture organizations for The Creative Advantage. The roster is a resource for schools seeking partners to meet their education and community goals. The application to the 2017 community arts partner roster is now open. Deadline: April 18, 20174/18/2017

Professional Development

ARTISTS UP <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
Supporting artists of color, including those from other countries or new to our region, with resources, services and programs.
Seattle Arts Leadership Team (SALT)
The Seattle Arts Leadership Team (SALT) is a flexible and creative professional development program for artists and arts administrators. SALT combines the need for on-going professional development with the creativity of the sector by bringing interesting, challenging and thought provoking workshops, networking and training to the Seattle’s arts ecology.
Trainings available for teaching artists <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
Join us to kick-off a new series of free Creative Advantage Arts Partner trainings.

Grants

Arts in Parks Program
Increasing arts and community events in parks throughout the city by investing in the vibrant cultural work being done in and by diverse communities throughout Seattle.
Civic Partners grant
Awarding three-year grants to Seattle arts and cultural organizations and investing in the broad cultural community, helping organizations make a rich variety of arts, heritage and culture opportunities accessible to Seattle residents and visitors.
Cultural Facilities Fund
Awarding grants to Seattle arts, heritage, cultural and arts service organizations with facility renovation like ADA access or new facility projects.
LHPAI Facility Grant
Aims to create community impact by broadening arts and culture participation at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, an historic landmark cultural facility in the heart of the Central Area neighborhood of Seattle.
Neighborhood & Community Arts grant
Supporting Seattle's neighborhood arts councils and community groups that produce events to promote arts and cultural participation and build community.
smART ventures grant
Encouraging innovation and widening cultural participation, particularly by individuals, organizations and communities that may not qualify for other grant programs. Accepting applications year-round, smART ventures is flexible, inclusive and simple.
Work Readiness Arts Program grant
This grant in collaboration with the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative (SYVPI), funded arts, cultural and community organizations providing programming that linked arts learning and work experiences for Seattle youth ages 12 to 18 years old. This program will not have an open application cycle in 2017.
Youth Arts grant
Making a difference in the lives of Seattle middle and high school youth by providing arts education beyond the regular school day in neighborhoods throughout the city.

Professional Development

Turning Commitment into Action
In conjunction with the Office for Civil Rights we are offering arts and cultural organizations the tools they need to turn their commitments to building racial equity – both within their organizations and through their work in and with community – into actions for tangible change.

Have rental space?

Spacefinder Seattle <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
Looking for rehearsal space by the hour, or an old warehouse for your new theater? Looking for studio space by the month, or an empty retail space for a gallery? Check out Spacefinder Seattle.

Grants

Arts in Parks Program
Increasing arts and community events in parks throughout the city by investing in the vibrant cultural work being done in and by diverse communities throughout Seattle.
LHPAI Facility Grant
Aims to create community impact by broadening arts and culture participation at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, an historic landmark cultural facility in the heart of the Central Area neighborhood of Seattle.
Neighborhood & Community Arts grant
Supporting Seattle's neighborhood arts councils and community groups that produce events to promote arts and cultural participation and build community.
Work Readiness Arts Program grant
This grant in collaboration with the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative (SYVPI), funded arts, cultural and community organizations providing programming that linked arts learning and work experiences for Seattle youth ages 12 to 18 years old. This program will not have an open application cycle in 2017.

Cultural Space

Arts & Cultural Districts
A program dedicated to nurturing and protecting the presence of arts and culture in our neighborhoods.
SpaceLab NW
From the largest to the smallest, we are counting every theater, gallery, arts office, rehearsal room, library, music club, museum, and cinema in town.

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Manage your award

Want to get the word out about your arts or cultural event or exhibit? Here are some tips on sending out information to the public and local media.

Step 1. Gather all the details: who, what, where, when and why.

Step 2. Gather graphics for publicity. Gather photos, create a logo if necessary, work with a designer on the look and any printed materials.

Step 3. Write a press release and/or prepare a press kit and send to the media.


The Press Release

Press releases inform the media about your event and can inspire the media to publish a calendar listing or even cover the event. Click here for a description and example of the anatomy of a press release.

  • Try to let the media know what makes your event unique or relevant.
  • Be genuine. Exaggeration or inaccuracy will only hurt your chances of being a reliable media source. The more a press release reads like an actual news article, the better. Many smaller publications love releases they can print verbatim.
  • Press releases should look professional and be easy to read. Type double-spaced.
  • Make sure the organization's name, address, website and contact information is visible.
  • Include the media contact's name, direct phone line and e-mail address near the top of the first page.
  • Include a "pull date" (the last date of the event) near the top of the first page.
  • Include a headline that summarizes the event and invites people to read the details.
  • All the most pertinent information should be included in the first paragraph - the five W's. Who is presenting what, where and when? Why should people attend? Include information on how people can attend or buy tickets, locations of ticket venues or website, e-mail and/or box office phone-line information.
  • Additional paragraphs can provide more descriptive information about the event, artists involved and quotes.
  • Use your mission statement or general description of the organization at the end of the press release.
  • If the press release is longer than one page, write "-More-" at the bottom of each page. At the end of the last page, include "# # #" to indicate the end of the release.

The Press Kit

Press kits provide useful background information for members of the press writing previews or reviews of your arts or cultural event. A press kit should be organized in a folder and generally includes:

1) Organization Information (front to back on the left side of the folder)

  • Mission statement
  • Brief organizational history
  • Organizational brochure
  • Feature articles on the organization or lead staff
  • Board list
  • Business card for media contact

2) Specific Event Information (front to back on the right side of the folder)

  • Press release for the event
  • Photos or artwork related to the event
  • Event postcard or flyer
  • Event program
  • Artists' bios, if not in the program
  • Preview articles about the event

Note: Do not include reviews of the event or previous events in the press packet. Most reviewers do not want to be influenced by the opinions of others.


Online calendars

There are numerous websites with online events calendars to use to publicize your event. Here are few:


Daily and weekly papers

Send your press releases to local newspapers. Here are some of the dailies and weekly papers to begin with.


Neighborhood newspapers


Radio

Most radio stations accept a written public service announcement (PSA). Some will take a pre-recorded PSA. Check the website of the radio station you think best matches your audience. Many stations belong to the Puget Sound Broadcasters Association or Washington State Association of Broadcasters . Both organizations list links to their members.


Television

Seattle Channel , the city's municipal television channel, is committed to covering local arts and culture. Art Zone with Nancy Guppy on Seattle channel specifically covers the local art scene.

Local television stations are:


Funded Partners

The Neighborhood & Community Arts (NCA) program supports Seattle's neighborhood arts councils and community groups that produce events to promote arts and cultural participation and build community. In 2014, the program provided $1,200 each to 40 groups to support annual public festivals and events.

Seattle Fiestas Patrias
A two-day Latino heritage festival with a community parade in South Park and activities at Seattle Center including live music, dance, food, a local Latino/a artists art exhibition, a health fair, a youth boxing tournament, children's activities, cooking demonstrations, and more.

The Soufend Art Show
An annual celebration of art and culture showcasing the South end of Seattle with three featured resident artists chosen yearly.

Seafair Indian Days Pow Wow
An annual event with music, traditional dancing, and food, held at Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center in Discovery Park. The event showcases a number of traditional dances, including Grass, Traditional, Jingle Dress, and Fancy dance. Our dancers ranges from golden age to tiny tots.

Families of Color Seattle Community Days of Play
The event brings together families of color in a joyful celebration of our multiracial and multicultural community. Featuring artists of color, each event will bring babies, children, parents and grandchildren together in a day of play, helping to build connections and support the vision that our children of color are born into a loving community that is racially and economically just.

Mexica New Year Celebration
A two day event at Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center that brings communities together to celebrate, preserve and promote indigenous culture here in the Northwest. The event consists of a traditional altar, an exhibition of murals, a photo exhibit, traditional Aztec ceremonies and dances. Ending in a feast for the whole community.

Chinese New Year Concert 2017
An annual concert presented by club members to the general public to celebrate Chinese New Year held at the Chong Wa Grand Hall in Chinatown in Seattle.

Rainier Valley Heritage Parade and Festival
The 25th Annual Rainier Valley Heritage Parade and Festival will continue to celebrate the diversity of Southeast Seattle with summertime fun right on Rainier Ave! For one day, SE Seattle residents have a day of play to honor who we are through art, entertainment, play, food, games, music, poetry, and family fun.

Cinco de Mayo
This event promotes cultural exchange and celebrates Mexican-American history and Seattle's diverse communities with dance, music, food, and a spirit of solidarity. This event is an opportunity to share Mexican-American culture and art with the larger community and share valuable traditions and cultural knowledge with people of all ages, races, and ethnicities.

Parkview Services Spring Dance
An annual spring dance for the Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled (IDD)Community. This event has been going on for about a decade, and is amazingly well-attended and beloved by attendees, volunteers and staff.

10th Annual Seattle Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival
The Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival at Seattle Center is comprised of performances, workshops, and history exhibits. This year we are celebrating our 10th Anniversary which will present the Rough Riders comprised of individually accomplished recording artists John Cruz, Henry Kapono and Brother Noland.

SeattleSings! 2017 A Choral Festival of the Greater Seattle Choral Consortium
A Festival presenting 35 of the GSCC Member Community Choirs from around the greater Seattle area. Each ensemble performs choral music of its choice, showcasing its unique, diverse repertoire speciality, including the work of local choral composers.

South Park Putts Out
A tradition in South Park during Seattle Night Out, the neighborhood transforms the grass parking strips into mini-golf putt-putt holes designed by local artists.

FIUTS CulturalFest International Culture Expo 2017
An annual two-day event held by FIUTS (Foundation for International Understanding Through Students) celebrates cultural traditions from around the world and promotes understanding and friendship between cultures.

Seattle Fringe Festival
A two-weekend festival packed with 25-30 producing groups, in six venues, (eight total days of shows.) The festival supports the work of Western Washington artists in a variety of genres in venues in Capitol Hill and Queen Anne neighborhoods.

WordsWest Literary Series
Every third Wednesday of the month hosts literary events that range from readings by published local and national authors, to craft discussions and guided writing explorations for every experience level. WordsWest also features West Seattle's Favorite Poem Project, wherein people from local, independent businesses or organizations join each event by reciting a favorite poem and sharing reasons why it is a favorite.

Fortheluvofit
An annual dance outreach and competition in Rainier Beach that lasts for two days offering dance workshops for underserved youth of color and who have social and economic challenges. Youth are provided a safe space to engage in positive life choices while expressing themselves.

BEGO 2nd Annual Ethiopian Block Street Festival
The second annual block street festival features Ethiopian performers, booth & table displays.

Polish Festival Seattle 2017
The festival celebrates Polish culture, traditions and contemporary achievements. It is produced in collaboration with the Polish Home Association and Polish-American community, who contribute their time, leadership and energy to the event at Seattle Center.

Balkan Night Northwest 2016
An annual festival showcasing Pacific Northwest Balkan musicians organized by an all volunteer committee at St. Demetrios Church.

BrasilFest 2017
A festival at Seattle Center celebrating the diverse culture of Brasil through music, dance and food.

STORY SLAM CONTEST
Promotes reading ,writing and public speaking for youth. Young writers and artists are invited to participate, must be original work and must recite within five minutes.

Arts in Nature Festival
A celebration of art, nature, and community featuring eclectic, multidisciplinary experience of art and performance takes place in the woods of Camp Long. Nature is explored through dance, theatre, music, visual arts, wandering performances, restoration activities, and the Museum of Sound, an installation art exhibition.

World Rhythm Festival 2017
The 24th annual festival offers over 100 music and dance workshops and performances, and gives participants the chance to hear, dance to, and play rhythmic music from around the world. In addition to a full roster of performances and workshops, the festival includes special programming for youth, a Friday night celebration performances, and an international marketplace.

Seattle Iranian Festival
The festival is a free event where Puget Sound residents and visitors can experience the music, dance, art, food and diverse cultures of Iran to share the richness and diversity of the Iranian culture with others and build bridges within and between communities in Washington.

Franklin High School Student Art Show
The fifth annual Franklin High School Student Art Show connects their multicultural arts programming with the community. As part of this event, two free workshops will be offered.

Alki Art Fair
A premiere summer arts showcase that takes place in Alki Beach Park in West Seattle. The fair features juried art vendors selling pottery, painting, drawing, metal, cloth and multi-media works. Over 30 local musicians from a variety of genres perform live on multiple stages.

Pista sa Nayon 2017
The 28th annual festival is a celebration of Filipino culture at Seward Park featuring music, dance, local artists and vendors from the community.

Kodomo no Hi (Children's Day)
The festival is a celebration of youth and children's culture in Japan and is a unique opportunity for children to experience and participate in cultural performances, demonstrations, games, and activities in a fun, immersive setting with local performing groups, instructors, booths and informational displays.

Beacon Hill Festival
The festival is a cornerstone annual event in the community that celebrates this tremendously diverse neighborhood through dance, music, art, food and a generous helping of community.

Seattle Jewish Film Festival 2017
The film festival is a 10-day cinematic celebration and examination of global Jewish and Israeli life, history, art, ideas and culture.

Beacon ROCKS!
A series of free, Sunday-afternoon, family-friendly, outdoor concerts held during the summer.

Indigenous Showcase
The showcase brings Indigenous filmmakers from around the world to Seattle to present critical work, and allows a local audience to engage these artists face to face.

Spirit of Indigenous People Festal
This is a celebration of American Indian and Alaska Native cultures and traditions through music, dance, arts & crafts, lectures, and other activities.

Welcome to Our Native Land Powwow & Coastal Celebrations!
Welcome to Our Native Land Powwow & Coastal Celebration! offers a Coastal welcome, dances, songs, teachings, storytelling, demonstration artists and crafts, and traditional canoes and Lakota tipis on display during Memorial Day weekend at Seattle Center.

Festa Italiana - the Italian Festival
The Italian Festival has been presented annually at Seattle Center since 1988, celebrating the joy of "All Things Italian," and features Italian and Italian-American art, music, dance, food and fun-filled activities for the entire family.

Tet in Seattle
Celebrates the most iconic holiday amongst the Vietnamese tradition, showcasing culture through visual and peforming arts at Seattle Center.

Thai Festival 2017
An annual event celebrating Thai culture and community comprising of Thai cultural performances, activities booths, food vendors, and booths from local businesses.

PNA's Dia de los Muertos Festival
The festival begins with a procession and includes a community alter along with music and dance performances, and children's activities.

Seattle Improvised Music Festival
This the longest-running festival of free improvised music in the United States. The festival will host visiting and local artists to play in curated groupings over three days at the Good Shepherd Center Chapel in Wallingford.

Festival Sundiata Black Arts Fest
A celebration of the culture of people of African descent with Live music, dance, food, interactive activities, a marketplace of one of a kind gifts, round table discussions and a major art show.

The Columbia City Blues Festival 2017
The blues festival takes place during the Rainier Valley Heritage Festival weekend in August. It will present local artists paying tribute to America's iconic art form.

2016 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

Brazil Center
An annual event celebrating Brazilian arts and culture. This event brings participants together thru music, dance, film, food, craft, children's activities and exhibitions.
Cultura Viva/ CeAtl Tonalli
This two day celebration will begin with a photo art exhibition and three workshops, an ancestral ceremonial New Year celebration with Aztec dance and a traditional Mexika feast.
DAIPANbutoh Collective/Shunpike
A dance festival featuring workshops, repertory development, and performances with internationally acclaimed Latino Butoh dance artist Diego Pinon (Mexico) and a free public performance in Kubota Garden in Rainier Beach.
danielandsomesuperfriends
A festival of contemporary dance that includes master classes representing different styles and cultural backgrounds followed by rehearsals and performances saturday and sunday evenings.
Diop, Mr. Thione
The festival showcases the profound creativity and cultural resilience of peoples of West African origin and descent through music and dance performances, an African marketplace, an art gallery, a standing-room-only fashion show, traditional Senegalese cuisine, dance workshops and children's activities.
El Centro de la Raza
Celebrating Mexican-American history and Seattle's diverse communities with dance, music, food, and a spirit of solidarity. This event is an opportunity to share Mexican-American culture and art with the larger community and pass on valuable traditions and cultural knowledge to younger generations of all races and ethnicities.
Foundation for International Understanding Through Students (FIUTS)
An annual two-day event celebrating diverse cultural traditions from around the world and promoting understanding and friendship between cultures.
Friends of Little Saigon
An outdoor festival that brings the community together in celebration of Vietnamese-American arts and culture. The event features live performances, Vietnamese cuisine, and community programs and resources.
GLSEN Washington State
Taking place on Seattle's Pride Weekend, it's a night of music, dance, costume, and art.
Honkfest West/Shunpike
Honk! Fest West is a three-day roving musical extravaganza presenting street bands, dancers, acrobats and actors from across the U.S. and Canada.
Luck Ngi Musical Club
A Cantonese opera excerpt concert presented by club members to the general public to celebrate Chinese New Year.
Parkview Services
A community dance for people with disabilities at the North Seattle Community Center featuring a DJ, dancing and other activities. The dance is open to both disabled and non-disabled people who want to dance, eat and have a good time together.
Rainier Chamber Foundation
The parade showcases Southeast Seattle's diverse heritages through dance, music, athletic artistry, traditional dress, and creativity.
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation
This event celebrates Native-American culture through dance, music and food, and is open to the public. It serves as the most visible, and accessible event showcasing Native-American Culture for the general public in Seattle.
Urban Impact
A community youth dance competition to create safe space for young people to express and challenge themselves. This two-day event includes competition and workshops.
Vietnamese-American Community of Seattle & Sno-King Counties
A community Tet Celebration that focuses on bridging the generation gap through shared traditions, holiday foods and storytelling.
The Nature Consortium
A celebration of art, nature, and community featuring eclectic, multidisciplinary experience of art and performance takes place in the woods of Camp Long. Nature is explored through dance, theatre, music, visual arts, wandering performances, restoration activities, and the Museum of Sound, an installation art exhibition.
Seattle World Percussion Society
The 23rd annual festival offers over 100 music and dance workshops and performances, and gives participants the chance to hear, dance to, and play rhythmic music from around the world. In addition to a full roster of performances and workshops, the festival includes special programming for youth, a friday night celebration performance, and an International Marketplace.
Iranian-American Community Alliance
The festival is a free event where Puget Sound residents and visitors can experience the music, dance, art, food and diverse cultures of Iran to share the richness and diversity of the Iranian culture with others and build bridges within and between communities in Washington.
Mount Baker Neighborhood Center for the Arts/Shunpike
The fifth annual Franklin High School Student Art Show connects their multicultural arts programming with the community. As part of this event, two free workshops will be offered.
Alki Art Fair
A premiere summer arts showcase that takes place in Alki Beach Park in West Seattle. The fair features juried art vendors selling pottery, painting, drawing, metal, cloth and multi-media works. Over 30 local musicians from a variety of genres perform live on multiple stages.
Pista sa Nayon
The 27th annual festival is a celebration of Filipino culture at Seward Park featuring music, dance, local artists and vendors from the community.
Nikkei Heritage Association of Washington
The festival is a celebration of youth and children's culture in Japan and is a unique opportunity for children to experience and participate in cultural performances, demonstrations, games, and activities in a fun, immersive setting with local performing groups, instructors, booths and informational displays.
Jefferson Community Center/Jefferson Advisory Council/Associated Recreation Council
The festival is a cornerstone annual event in the community that celebrates this tremendously diverse neighborhood through dance, music, art, food and a generous helping of community.
Samuel and Althea Stroum Jewish Community Center, The
The film festival is a 10-day cinematic celebration and examination of global Jewish and Israeli life, history, art, ideas and culture.
ROCKiT Space/Shunpike
A series of free, sunday-afternoon, family-friendly, outdoor concerts held during the summer.
Rector, Ms. Tracy
The showcase brings Indigenous filmmakers from around the world to Seattle to present critical work, and allows a local audience to engage these artists face to face.
Seattle Indian Health Board
This is a celebration of American-Indian and Alaska Native cultures and traditions through music, dance, arts and crafts, lectures, and other activities.
Native Kulturz
Welcome to Our Natival Land Powwow & Coastal Celebrations! offers a Coastal welcome, dances, songs, teachings, storytelling, demonstration artists and crafts, and traditional canoes and Lakota tipis on display during Memorial Day weekend at Seattle Center.
Festa Italiana, inc.
The Italian Festival has been presented annually at Seattle Center since 1988, celebrating the joy of "All Things Italian," and features Italian and Italian-American art, music, dance, food and fun-filled activities for the entire family.
Bui, Mr. Thomas
Celebrates the most iconic holiday amongst the Vietnamese tradition, showcasing culture through visual and peformaning arts.
Thai Association of Washington
An annual event celebrating Thai culture and community comprising of Thai cultural performances, activities booths, food vendors, and booths from local businesses.
Phinney Neighborhood Association
The festival begins with a procession and includes a community alter along with music and dance performances, and children's activities.
Nonsequitur, Inc.
This the longest-running festival of free improvised music in the United States. The festival will host visiting and local artists to play in curated groupings over three days at the Good Shepherd Center Chapel in Wallingford.
Sundiata African American Cultural Association
A celebration of the culture of people of African descent with live music, dance, food, interactive activities, a marketplace of one of a kind gifts, round table discussions and a major art show.
The Royal Room
The blues festival takes place during the Rainier Valley Heritage Festival weekend in August. It will present local artists paying tribute to America's iconic art form.
Seattle Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival
The festival explores cultural roots and contemporary influences of Hawaii through live performances of hula and mele, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, a lei workshop, and a lively marketplace.
Dare to Dance
An annual, professional-quality showcase for original dances created and performed by dance enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels.
Seattle Gdynia Sister City Association
The 24th annual festival will increase awareness of Polish cinema in the Northwest and offer easy and attractive access to Polish history and culture through feature films, documentaries, animations, indi films, as well as meetings with artists that allow audiences to engage with actors, directors, and screenwriters about their work, inspiration, and career.

2015 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

17th of May Parade
17th of May Norwegian Constitution Day is celebrated in Ballard with a parade and brings together 10,000 people to celebrate Norwegian heritage and our local community.
206 Zulu Anniversary
A national hip hop/urban arts summit celebrating and highlighting some of the communities best Hip Hop artists, musicians and dancers. This 3 day event consists of performances, panel/community forums, dance competitions, workshops and more.
4 The Luv of It
A community youth dance competition to create safe space for young people to express and challenge themselves. This 2-day event includes competition and workshops.
Alki Art Fair
A summer arts showcase on Alki Beach featuring juried art vendors, musicians, and children's art area.
All 4 1 dancepalooza
A festival of contemporary dance that includes master classes representing different styles and cultural backgrounds followed by rehearsals and performances Saturday and Sunday evenings.
Annual Short Play Festival
Medicine Ball: Playwrights v. Poets is a variation on the short play festival form - presenting short plays by local playwrights, and series of poems by local poets - all written based on visual prompts selected from local artists.
APRIL Festival
Week-long small press and independent literature festival that serves to build community and encourages readers to seek out writing that is new and pertinent to them.
Beacon Avenue Artwalk
Hold two art walks in the Beacon Hill business district during the summer of 2015.
BrasilFest
An annual event celebrating Brazilian arts and culture. This event brings participants together thru music, dance, film, food, craft, children's activities and exhibitions.
Bridging the Generation Gap
A community Tet Celebration that focuses on bridging the generation gap through shared traditions, holiday foods and storytelling.
Celebrate Little Saigon
An outdoor festival that brings the community together in celebration of Vietnamese American arts and culture. The event features live performances, Vietnamese cuisine, and community programs and resources.
Chinese Arts & Culture Festival
The Festival will provide a comprehensive look at Chinese culture through performing arts, musics, visual arts displays, crafts and informational booths, workshops and interactive activities.
Chinese New Year Concert
A Cantonese opera excerpt concert presented by Club members to the general public to celebrate Chinese New Year.
Cinco de Mayo
Celebrating Mexican-American history and Seattle's diverse communities with dance, music, food, and a spirit of solidarity. This event is an opportunity to share Mexican-American culture and art with the larger community and pass on valuable traditions and cultural knowledge to younger generations of all races and ethnicities.
CulturalFest International Culture Expo
an annual two-day event celebrating diverse cultural traditions from around the world and promoting understanding and friendship between cultures.
Fiestas Patrias
A two-day cultural festival celebrating the richness of Latin American cultures and traditions, highlighting local and well-known artists, crafts, music, dance and food.
Georgetown Carnival
A visual and performing arts festival showcasing diverse work of neighborhood and regional artists. Traditional performing arts combine with challenging contemporary work in a colorful community celebration.
Guelaguetza
A day-long, family-friendly festival of live music, dance, and costumes from Oaxaca, Mexico.
Honkfest!
Honk! Fest West is a three-day roving musical extravaganza presenting street bands, dancers, acrobats and actors from across the U.S. and Canada.
Mexika New Year
This two day celebration will begin with a photo art exhibit and three workshops, with an ancestral ceremonial New Year celebration with Aztec dance and a traditional Mexika feast.
Multicultural Festival
An annual event that celebrates the cultural diversity of SE Seattle through the mediums of art, dance, drama, instrumental music and song attracting large crowds inside and outside of SE Seattle.
NEPO 5k Don't Run
An open, accessible, family friendly art event that provides opportunities for people to experience artwork directly, as part of their everyday urban environment through site-specific projects along the 5 kilometer route leading from Hing Hay park in the International District to Beacon Hill.
Othello International Music and Arts Festival
A one-day multicultural festival featuring musical, dance and theatrical performances from cultures in the greater Othello neighborhood.
Parkview Services Annual Spring Dance
A community dance for people with disabilities at the North Seattle Community Center featuring a DJ, dancing and other activities. The dance is open to both disabled and non-disabled people who want to dance, eat and have a good time together.
Rainier Valley Heritage Parade
The parade showcases SE Seattle's diverse heritages through dance, music, athletic artistry, traditional dress, and creativity. As one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the country, the local muti-cultural options are plentiful.
Seafair Indian Days PowWow
This event celebrates Native American culture through dance, music and food, and is open to the public. It serves as the most visible, and accessible event showcasing Native American Culture for the general public in Seattle.
Seattle Asian American Film Festival
A four-day event showcasing feature-length and short format films by and about Asian Americans across North America, with an emphasis on filmmakers from the Pacific Northwest.
Seattle Butoh Festival
Our dance festival will feature workshops, repertory development, and performances with internationally acclaimed Latino Butoh dance artist Diego Pinon (Mexico) and a free public performance in Kubota Garden in Rainier Beach.
Seattle Jewish Film Festival
A 10-day cinematic celebration & examination of global Jewish and Israeli life, history, art, ideas & culture.
Seattle Social Justice Film Festival
The festival showcases a series of short and feature-length documentaries and narrative films broadly related to social justice, with a special focus on prisoner justice in the U.S. The festival strives to forge new connections and inspire new conversations about justice through the innovative platform of film.
South Park Gay Pride Picnic
A community picnic in the Duwamish Waterway Park featuring live bands, drag performers, and activities for kids.
South Park Putts Out
A perennial summer event that turns the neighborhood into mini-golf greens with holes designed and built by local community artists.
Spirit of West Africa Festival
Celebrating 10 years, the festival will showcase the profound creativity and cultural resilience of peoples of West African origin and descent through music and dance performances, an African marketplace, an art gallery, a standing-room-only fashion show, traditional Senegalese cuisine, dance workshops and children's activities.
The Italian Festival
The 28th annual presentation of a community festival to celebrate the joy of "All Things Italian" featuring Italian and Italian-American art, music, dance, food and fun-filled activities for the entire family.
Tibet Fest
Showcases the unique Tibetan Culture and Arts through music and dances performed by our local artists as well as out of towners.
Wedgwood Art Festival
An annual two-day premier juried fine art show in NE Seattle. The main focus is showcasing local fine artists in a broad range of media and creating opportunities for the next generation to cultivate their creativity.
Women Who Rock
The 5th Annual unconference gathering that continues to expand definitions of women/women of color, rock, hip hop, music, space, gender, race, class, and sexuality through a film festival, community altar building project, an open mic showcase, and a collection of oral histories recorded at the conference.
WordPlay
An LGBT-targeted spoken word poetry festival with a recovery theme will include two workshops, a performance, and an artists reception.
World Rhythm Festival
Offering music and dance workshops and performances to thousands of participants and giving the chance to hear, dance to, and play rhythmic music from around the world.
Youth Pride Dance
Taking place on Seattle's Pride Weekend, it's a night of music, dance, costume, and art that would compare to any tribal festival, but could only be expressed by a genuine "tribe" of LGBT and allied youth.

2014 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

17th of May Norwegian Constitution Day Celebration
A celebration of Norway's 200th anniversary Constitution Day with a parade, which brings together people in Ballard to celebrate Norwegian heritage and the local community.
206 Zulu 10th Anniversary
A national hip hop and urban arts summit celebrating and highlighting some of the community's best hip hop artists, musicians and dancers through performances, galleries, dance competitions, community forum and more.
4 The Luv of It
A community youth dance competition to create safe space for young people to express and challenge themselves. This two-day event includes competition and workshops.
Alki Art Fair
A summer arts showcase on Alki Beach featuring juried art vendors, musicians, and a children's art area.
APRIL Festival
A week-long small press and independent literature festival that serves to build community and encourages readers to seek out writing that is new and pertinent to them.
Beacon Rocks
Three half-day, family-friendly, themed neighborhood celebrations with concerts by local musicians, dance performances, a haiku contest, themed activities and competitions.
Chinese Arts & Culture Festival
The Festival will provide a comprehensive look at Chinese culture through performing arts, music, visual arts displays, crafts, informational booths, workshops and interactive activities.
Columbia City Blues Festival
A three-day blues festival during Heritage Festival weekend presenting local artists paying tribute to America's iconic art form.
CroatiaFest
The festival features music, dance and food from the Croatian culture. This year's festival will feature Dario Barisic, a traditional Croatian musician and singer and his band.
Festival Sundiata Black Arts Fest
Showcases art, education and entertainment which depict the colorful perspectives, culture and history of people of African descent.
Fiestas Patrias
A two-day cultural festival celebrating the richness of Latin American cultures and traditions, highlighting local and well-known artists, crafts, music, dance and food.
Filipino American History Month Arts Celebration
A presentation of excerpts from Victor Noriega's "Generations, Directions" symphony. Commissioned by the Oakland East Bay Symphony Orchestra, it features six movements entitled "Home, Arrival, The Bond, New Harana, Kuya and the Children's March" akin to the immigration experience.
Georgetown Carnival
A colorful and culturally inclusive Georgetown tradition showcasing the diverse communities in the historic Georgetown industrial arts corridor featuring contemporary visual and performing arts presentations throughout the neighborhood.
Guelaguetza
A day-long, family-friendly festival of live music, dance, costumes and food from Oaxaca, Mexico.
Heaven and Earth Six
Seattle's only outdoor public art exhibition in a forested urban park returns for a sixth year, building on the tradition of exploring connections between art, nature and community.
Hmong New Year
The festival allows participants to glimpse into the Hmong culture and witness the rich heritage of intricate clothing designs, musical instruments, and community.
Honk! Fest West
A three-day brass band music festival presenting street bands from across the United States and Canada.
Indigenous Showcase
This diverse program brings Indigenous filmmakers from around the world to Seattle to present critical work, and allows a local audience to engage the artists face to face.
iPlayz: Short Plays about Surviving the Digital Age
An annual short-play festival. This year's festival will explore themes about human beings in the digital age. It will include a panel of experts and utilize social media to allow audiences to engage with the festival in a more personal way.
Jefferson Park Jubilee
An annual event that celebrates the Jefferson Park neighborhood and the unique cultural history, which brings together different communities of Beacon Hill.
Karen Wrist Tying Ceremony
The Ceremony will celebrate ancient Karen traditions while promoting unity among the different ethnic groups of Burma and building community between refugees from Burma and the wider public of Seattle.
Mexica New Year Celebration
The festival includes traditional Aztec dancing, singing and drumming, multiple educational and hands-on art workshops, and a traditional Mesoamerican feast at Daybreak Star Native American Cultural Center.
NEPO 5K DON'T RUN
An annual artwalk connecting diverse neighborhoods and audiences. Each year local artists install and perform over 60 projects along the five km route connecting International District and Beacon Hill.
Othello Park International Music and Arts Festival
A multicultural one-day festival featuring musical, dance and theatrical performances from cultures in the greater Othello neighborhood.
Pagdiriwang - Philippine Festival
The Pagdiriwang, Philippine Festival showcases colorful tribal dances, songs, arts and hands-on activities of the various regions of the Philippines.
Rainier Beach High School Multcultural Concert
An annual event that celebrates the cultural diversity through the mediums of art, dance, instrumental music and song attracting large crowds inside and outside of Southeast Seattle.
Rainier Valley Heritage Parade Stage
The parade creates a venue for the SE Seattle communities to showcase its diverse heritages through dance, music, athletic artistry, traditional dress, and creativity.
ROOTS Picnic
An annual cultural event that invites the community to participate in activities that merges the music, art and tradition of the African diaspora with particular celebration for NW African American heritage.
Seattle Asian American Film Festival
A four-day event showcasing feature-length and short format films by and about Asian Americans across North America, with an emphasis on filmmakers from the Pacific Northwest.
Seattle Fringe Festival
The festival creates new opportunities for inexpensive self-production for individual artists to develop audiences for their work and raises the profile of fringe arts in the greater community.
Seattle Improvised Music Festival
The Seattle Improvised Music Festival fosters new relationships between visiting improvisors and Seattle-based musicians, while offering community members a festival of cutting-edge improvised music.
Seattle Jewish Film Festival
A 10-day cinematic celebration and examination of global Jewish and Israeli life, history, art, ideas and culture.
Social Justice Film Festival
The festival strives to forge new connections and inspire new conversations about justice through the innovative platform of art featuring short and feature-length documentaries and narrative films.
South Park Gay Pride Picnic
A community picnic in the Duwamish Waterway Park featuring live bands, drag performers, and activities for kids.
South Park Putts Out
A perennial summer event that turns the neighborhood into mini-golf greens with holes designed and built by local community artists.
Tet Festival
Celebrating Vietnamese Lunar New Years, the festival celebrates the cultural roots of Vietnamese heritage by promoting arts, music, performances, and foods unique to Vietnam.
The Italian Festival
The 27th annual presentation of a community festival to celebrate the joy of "All Things Italian" featuring Italian and Italian-American art, music, dance, food and fun-filled activities for the entire family.
Tibet Fest
The festival will share Tibetan traditions and educate the larger community through arts and crafts, visual and performing arts, children's corner, Tibetan food, and a Himalayan Bazaar.
View Ridge Party in the Park
A neighborhood community building event featuring music and art-making activities.
Wedgwood Art Festival
An annual two day premier juried fine art show showcasing local fine artists in a broad range of media and a diverse line-up of music and art activities for the whole family.
Women Who Rock
An unconference gathering that features dialogue workshops, a community altar that honors women involved in Seattle music scenes, oral histories collected at past events, an open mic showcase and a featured keynote performer who is a Women Who Rock elder.
Wordplay III
An LGBT-targeted spoken word poetry festival with a recovery theme will include two workshops, a performance, and an artist reception.

2013 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

9th Anniversary of 206 Zulu
A national hip hop/urban arts summit celebrating some of the communities best visual artists, musicians and dancers.
Aaina: South Asian Women's Focus
Celebrates and focuses on the artistic work of and about South Asian women.
ACCLIMATIZED: Heaven & Earth 5
A temporary outdoor art exhibition in Carkeek Park in northwest Seattle, with a wide range of ephemeral and more lasting projects.
All-4-1 Dancepalooza
Includes classes in various forms of dance followed by performances for dance students from all around Puget Sound.
APRIL
A week-long small press and independent literature festival.
Arab Festival 2013
Includes artistic performances by musicians, dancers and spoken word artists, educational and food booths, arts and crafts,children's activities, films and more highlighting the hospitality and vibrant culture of the Arab world.
Beacon Rocks!
Half-day themed celebrations in Beacon Hill with concerts by local musicians, dance performance, haiku competition, themed activities and competitions.
Columbia City ArtWalk
A monthly art event in the alleys of Columbia City between the months of May and September.
Cinco de Mayo 2013
Commemorates Mexico's unlikely victory, and celebrates the strength and resilience of the Mexican-American community with a festive array of music, dance, art and food at El Centro de la Raza.
Day of the Dead Festival
Features music and dance performances, a community altar, activities for children and food and drink at the Phinney Neighborhood Center.
Do It Yourself!: Sustainable Art Workshops
Celebrate ways in which we can produce sustainable, practical and beautiful art for the benefit of the Cascade community.
2013 Duwamish River Festival / Festival del Rio Duwamish
Attendees will enjoy interactive educational booths, kayaking trips, kid's art activities, and multicultural dancers, storytellers and musicians performing on a riverfront stage.
Empire Nights Open Mic & Arts Workshop
Provides a safe space for youth to express their voice through various art forms.
7th Annual Evening of Sevdah
A full length formal concert that celebrates the traditional urban love songs and culture of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Fauntleroy Fall Festival
Offers various local musicians, dance groups, kids crafts, a community wood working project, environmental stations, and historical lectures.
Festival Sundiata Black Arts Fest 2013
A cultural event celebrating the culture of people with an origin from Africa every year at the Seattle Center.
Fiestas Patrias Community Celebration
Celebrates the richness of Latin American cultures and traditions, highlighting local and well-known artists, crafts, music, dance and food.
2013 Filipino American History Month
The Filipino Community of Seattle will premier at the "2013 Filipino American History Month Embracing the Sacred" composer Weng Gavino's new Mass Setting with chorale music and traditional Filipino string orchestra.
Georgetown Carnival: Art, Music & More!
Showcases the diverse communities and artists in the historic Georgetown industrial arts corridor.
Guelaguetza 2013
A day-long, family-friendly festival of live music, dance, costumes and food from Oaxaca, Mexico
Honk! Fest West 2013
A three-day roving musical extravaganza presenting street bands, dancers, acrobats, and actors from across the U.S. and Canada in the streets Seattle neighborhoods.
Hmong New Year
The festival allows participants to glimpse into the Hmong culture and witness the rich heritage of the community.
Indigenous Showcase
A monthly screening of selected indigenous films from around the world.
The Italian Festival
Celebrates the joy of "All Things Italian," featuring art, music, dance, food and activities for the entire family.
Kodomo no Hi
Presents a unique opportunity for children to experience multiculturalism through a variety of demonstrations, performances, and participation in activities to celebrate the health and growth of all children.
Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival
Promotes, perpetuates and shares the Hawaiian culture in the Pacific Northwest by enriching and strengthening the Hawaiian community and celebrating the arts and culture of Hawaii.
16th Annual Masters of Scottish Arts Concert
Features world champion bagpipers, Scottish drummers, dancers and fiddlers from Scotland, Ireland and Canada.
Mexica New Year Celebration
Includes traditional Mexica (Aztec) dancing, singing and drumming, multiple educational and hands-on art workshops, and a traditional Mesoamerican feast.
Morgan Community Festival
An annual one-day event in Morgan Junction Park and includes community tents, children's activity and art area, and all-day music festival.
2013 Othello Park International Music and Arts Festival
A multicultural festival featuring musical and dance performances, and arts participation activities for the whole family.
Pagdiriwang - Philippine Festival
Showcases colorful tribal dances, songs, arts and hands-on activities of the various regions of the Philippines.
Seattle Jewish Film Festival
A 10-day and year-round cinematic celebration & examination of global Jewish and Israeli life, history, art, ideas & culture.
Seattle Improvised Music Festival
Fosters new relationships between visiting improvisors and Seattle-based musicians, while offering community members a festival of cutting-edge improvised music.
South Park Putts Out
Turns a residential block into a putt-putt golf course where local artists design the holes, in conjunction with Night Out Against Crime.
Spirit of West Africa
Showcases the music, dance, art and culture of the countries of West Africa, including traditional performances by world-class artists.
Tet Festival 2013
Celebrates Vietnamese Lunar New Years, and the cultural roots of Vietnamese heritage by promoting arts, music, performances, and foods unique to Vietnam.
Trolloween
A community celebration with performances, songs and workshops to celebrate the annual birthday of the Fremont Troll.
Wordplay
An LGBT-targeted spoken word poetry festival with a focus on the theme of recovery.

2012 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

All 4 1 dancepalooza
Three day intensive contemporary dance festival with performances and workshops presented by DASS Dance.
Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival
Celebration of Hawaiian culture, presented by Live Aloha as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
Art Up PhinneyWood Art Walk
Monthly art walk held the second Friday of each month in Greenwood-Phinney.
Bastille Day Festival
Celebration of French culture presented by French Education Northwest as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
BeatWalk
Live music by local musicians in multiple locations Columbia City neighborhood monthly.
Cantonese Opera Concert
Cantonese Opera presented by the Chong Hua Benevolent Association.
Celebrate Little Saigon
Vietnamese cultural festival and night market in the heart of Little Saigon.
Cinco de Mayo
Fifth of May celebration with music and dance presented by El Centro de la Raza.
CroatiaFest
Celebration of Croatian art and culture as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
Day of the Dead Festival
Latino cultural festival and gallery exhibition presented by Phinney Neighborhood Association.
Edible Book Festival
Celebration of books, art and food presented by Seattle Center for Book Arts.
Festival Sundiata
Celebration of African/African-American cultural arts presented by the Sundiata African American Cultural Association.
Fiestas Patrias
Celebration of Latino culture presented by Sea Mar Community Health Center.
Georgetown Carnival: Art, Music & More!
Presentation of adventurous visual and performing arts throughout the neighborhood. Presented by the Georgetown Merchants Association.
Goddess Festival
Festival with live music and art presented by Babette's Events.
Guelaguetza
Music and dance from Oaxaca, Mexico presented by Grupo Cultural Oaxaqueno.
Heaven and Earth
Presentation of an outdoor art exhibition in Carkeek park presented by the Center on Contemporary Art.
Honk! Fest West
Roving marching band music festival.
Indigenous Showcase
Showcase of indigenous films from around the world presented by Longhouse Media, Northwest Film Forum.
Jazz Picnic
Jazz music festival presented by Pony Boy Records.
Loving Day Celebration
Festival celebrating mixed race and mixed heritage with visual and performing art presented by MAViN.
Luminata Lantern Parade
A night time illuminated parade of artists, individuals and community groups presented by the Fremont Arts Council.
Magnolia Summerfest & Art Show
Community arts festival presented by the Magnolia Chamber of Commerce.
Mastery of Scottish Arts
Celebration of Celtic arts presented by the Celtic Arts Foundation.
NEPO 5k
Eighty local artists present site-specific installations and performances along five kilometers of Seattle streets presented by NEPO House.
Onyx Fine Arts Collective
Showcase of visual artworks by artists of African descent from the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
Pagdiriwang
Festival commemorating the anniversary of Philippine Independence as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
Pista sa Nayon
Filipino American cultural celebration.
Seattle Improvised Music Festival
Festival of improvised music.
Seattle Jewish Film Festival
Films, live performances and educational programs exploring the Jewish experience presented by the American Jewish Committee.
Sevdah North America
A formal concert celebrating the traditional urban love songs and culture of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Spirit of West Africa Festival
Showcase of West African musicians, dancers and artists presented by Thione Diop Productions as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
Têt Festival
Vietnamese Lunar New Year celebration presented by Têt in Seattle as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
Third WAVE/4th Annual Seattle International Butoh Festival
Butoh Festival featuring performances, workshops and educational forums presented by DAIPANbutoh Collective.
TibetFest
Celebration of Tibetan culture presented by Tibetan Association of Washington as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
Turkfest
Celebration of Turkish culture presented by Turkish American Cultural Association of Washington as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
Wedgwood Art Festival
Community arts festival presented by the Wedgewood Community Council.
Word Expressed
Readings by Filipino artists and writers presented by Pinoy Words Expressed Kultura Arts.
World Rhythm Festival
Festival of music and dance from around the world presented by the Seattle World Percussion Society.

2011 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

BeatWalk
Live music in multiple locations, Columbia City neighborhood, monthly.
Indigenous Showcase
Showcase of indigenous films from around the world presented by Longhouse Media, Northwest Film Forum.
Word Expressed
Readings by Filipino artists and writers presented by Filipino Community of Seattle.
Mastery of Scottish Arts
Celebration of Celtic arts presented by the Celtic Arts Foundation.
Tet Festival
Vietnamese Lunar New Year celebration presented by Tet in Seattle as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
Seattle Improvised Music Festival
Improvised music festival presented by Seattle Improvised Music.
Cantonese Opera Concert-Celebrating the Year of the Tiger
Celebration of Lunar New Year presented by the Chong Hua Benevolent Association.
Transport Series
Contemporary music concert series presented by Washington Composers Forum.
Moisture Festival
A comedy and variety festival featuring aerialists, jugglers, comedians, dancers and more.
AJC Seattle Jewish Film Festival
Films, live performances and educational programs exploring the Jewish experience presented by the American Jewish Committee.
Edible Book Festival
Celebration of books, art, and food presented by Seattle Center for Book Arts.
Honk! Fest West
Roving marching band music festival presented by Honk! Fest West.
World Rhythm Festival
Festival of music and dance from around the world presented by the Seattle World Percussion Society.
National Film Festival for Talented Youth
Nation's largest film festival for youth.
Cinco de Mayo
Fifth of May celebration presented by El Centro de la Raza.
Iranian Festival
Celebration of Iranian Culture presented by the Iranian American Community Alliance.
Georgetown Super 8 FIlm Festival
Showcase of local filmmakers.
Spirit of West Africa
Showcase of West African musicians, dancers, and artists presented by Thione Diop Productions.
Chinese Arts & Culture Festival
Celebration of Chinese art and culture presented by the Washington Chinese Art & Culture Committee.
Guelaguetza
Music and dance from Oaxaca, Mexico; presented by Grupo Cultural Oaxaqueno.
Bastille Day Festival
Celebration of French culture presented by France Education Northwest.
Salon Ethiopia
2nd Annual Ethiopian New Year Festival presented by Salon Ethiopia
Wedgwood Art Festival
Community arts festival presented by the Wedgewood Art Festival.
Pista sa Nayon
Filipino American cultural celebration presented by Pista sa Nayon.
South Park Putts Out
Street festival with 9 holes of golf designed by artists, and members of the community.
Teahouse Concert Festival
Dance and music series presented by Reggie Bardach.
BrasilFest
Celebration of Brazilian culture presented by Brazil Center.
Central Area Community Festival
Central District arts festival, presented by Central Area Community Festival Association.
Othello Park International Festival
Community arts festival, presented by Othello Park Alliance.
TibetFest
Celebration of Tibeten culture, presented by Tibetan Association of Washington.
The Uptown Stroll
Visual and performing arts festival, presented by Art for Uptown.
Onyx Fine Arts Collective
Showcase of visual artworks by artists of African descent from the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
Jazz Picnic
Jazz music festival, presented by Pony Boy Records.
Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival
Celebration of Hawaiian culture, presented by Live Aloha.
Fiestas Patrias
Celebration of Latino culture, presented by Sea Mar Community Health Center.
Day of the Dead Festival
Latino cultural festival and gallery exhibition, presented by Phinney Neighborhood Association.
Tashiro Kaplan Open House
Annual open house of artists' lofts and galleries, featuring visual and performing arts; presented by Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts.
Playing French Seattle
Festival of plays in French, presented by Steeplechase Productions.
Turkfest
Celebration of Turkish culture, presented by Turkish American Cultural Association of Washington.
Hmong New Year
Hmong celebration of the New Year, presented by Hmong Association of Washington.

2010 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

BeatWalk
Live music in multiple locations, Columbia City neighborhood, monthly.
Indigenous Showcase
Showcase of indigenous films from around the world presented by Longhouse Media, Northwest Film Forum, monthly.
Word Expressed
Readings by Filipino artists and writers presented by Filipino Community of Seattle, Seattle University, Jan. 14 and Nov. 15.
Mastery of Scottish Arts
Celebration of Celtic arts presented by the Celtic Arts Foundation, Benaroya Hall, Feb. 5.
Tet Festival
Vietnamese Lunar New Year celebration presented by Tet in Seattle, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series, Seattle Center, Feb. 6 -7.
Seattle Improvised Music Festival
Improvised music festival presented by Seattle Improvised Music; Chapel Performance Space at The Good Shepherd Center, Gallery 1412 and Washington Hall; Feb. 11-21.
Cantonese Opera Concert-Celebrating the Year of the Tiger
Celebration of Lunar New Year presented by the Chong Hua Benevolent Association, International District, Feb. 20.
Transport Series
Contemporary music concert series presented by Washington Composers Forum; Chapel Performance Space at The Good Shepherd Center; March 3; April 23, 24, 29; May 8;
July 17.
Moisture Festival
A comedy and variety festival featuring aerialists, jugglers, comedians, dancers and more at multiple neighborhood venues, including Fremont, downtown, Georgetown and Lower Queen Anne; March 11 - April 4.
AJC Seattle Jewish Film Festival
Films, live performances and educational programs exploring the Jewish experience presented by the American Jewish Committee, Seattle; Cinerama and SIFF Cinema; March 13 - 31.
Edible Book Festival
Celebration of books, art, and food presented by Seattle Center for Book Arts, Chapel Performance Space at The Good Shepherd Center, April 10.
Honk! Fest West
Roving marching band music festival presented by Honk! Fest West; performances in Ballard, Georgetown, and Wallingford; April 9-11.
World Rhythm Festival
Festival of music and dance from around the world presented by the Seattle World Percussion Society, Seattle Center, April 23-25.
National Film Festival for Talented Youth
Nation's largest film festival for youth; Seattle Cinerama, SIFF Cinema, EMP|SFM, Seattle Center; April 29-May 2.
Cinco de Mayo
Fifth of May celebration presented by El Centro de la Raza, Jefferson Community Center, May 2.
ArtSpring!
Festival showcasing young artists with disabilities presented by VSA arts, Seattle Center, May 4-5.
Georgetown Super 8 FIlm Festival
Showcase of local filmmakers, Georgetown, May 8.
Spirit of West Africa
Showcase of West African musicians, dancers, and artists presented by Thione Diop Productions; Seattle Center; May 8.
Chinese Arts & Culture Festival
Celebration of Chinese art and culture presented by the Washington Chinese Art & Culture Committee, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series, Seattle Center, May 22.
Guelaguetza
Music and dance from Oaxaca, Mexico; presented by Grupo Cultural Oaxaqueno; Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park; June 26.
Bastille Day Festival
Celebration of French culture presented by France Education Northwest, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series, Seattle Center, July 10-11.
Sounds Outside
Jazz and creative music festival presented by Monktail Creative Music Concern, Cal Anderson Park, July 17 and Aug. 21.
Wedgwood Art Festival
Community arts festival presented by the Wedgewood Art Festival, Wedgwood, July 17.
Pista sa Nayon
Filipino American cultural celebration presented by Pista sa Nayon, Seward Park, Aug. 1.
South Park Putts Out
Street festival with 9 holes of golf designed by artists, and members of the community. Presented by South Park Arts, August 3.
Teahouse Concert Festival
Dance and music series presented by Reggie Bardach, Coleman Park, Aug. 8 and 14.
BrasilFest
Celebration of Brazilian culture presented by Brazil Center, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series, Seattle Center, Aug. 15.
Central Area Community Festival
Central District arts festival, presented by Central Area Community Festival Association, Garfiel Community Playfield, Aug. 21-22.
Othello Park International Festival
Community arts festival, presented by Othello Park Alliance, Othello Park, Aug. 22.
TibetFest
Celebration of Tibeten culture, presented by Tibetan Association of Washington, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series, Seattle Center, Aug. 28-29.
The Uptown Stroll
Visual and performing arts festival, presented by Art for Uptown, Counterbalance Park, Aug. 28.
Northwest African American Fine Arts Exhibit
Showcase of Pacific Northwest African American Fine Arts (NAAFA) presented by Onyx Fine Art Collective, Art/Not Terminal Gallery, Sept. 3 - Sept. 29
Jazz Picnic
Jazz music festival, presented by Pony Boy Records, Magnuson Park, Noon to 5pm, Sept. 12.
Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival
Celebration of Hawaiian culture, presented by Live Aloha, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series Seattle Center, Sept. 12.
Fiestas Patrias
Celebration of Latino culture, presented by Sea Mar Community Health Center, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series Seattle Center, Seattle Center, Sept. 18-19.
Day of the Dead Festival
Latino cultural festival and gallery exhibition, presented by Phinney Neighborhood Association, Phinney Center Gallery, Oct. 5 to Nov. 26.
Tashiro Kaplan Open House
Annual open house of artists' lofts and galleries, featuring visual and performing arts; presented by Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts, Tashiro Kaplan Building, Oct. 7.
Playing French Seattle
Festival of plays in French, presented by Steeplechase Productions, Ethnic Cultural Theatre, November 12-14.
Turkfest
Celebration of Turkish culture, presented by Turkish American Cultural Association of Washington, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series Seattle Center, Seattle Center, Oct. 16-17.
Hmong New Year
Hmong celebration of the New Year, presented by Hmong Association of Washington, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series Seattle Center, Seattle Center, Nov. 6.

2009 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

Tét Festival
Tét Festival: Vietnamese Lunar New Year, Seattle Center, Jan. 24 - 25.
Mastery of Scottish Arts
The Mastery of Scottish Arts Concert, Benaroya Hall, Feb. 6.
Seattle Improvised Music Festival
24th Annual Seattle Improvised Music Festival, Chapel Performance Space at The Good Shepherd Center and Gallery 1412, Feb. 13 - 15 and Feb. 20 - 22.
15th Annual Brazilian Carnaval
Columbia City, Feb. 28.
Festival Sundiata
29th year celebration, Seattle Center, Feb. 14 - 16.
Rainbow Bookfest
Writers of color share their cultural heritage and diverse perspectives, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center, Feb. 28.
The Moisture Festival
The world's largest comedy/variety festival, Hale's Palladium and ACT - A Contemporary Theatre, March 11 - April 5.
Children's Home Society
Celebration of African Cultures — designed by and for African immigrants, refugees and their children, Lake City/North Seattle, April 4.
American Jewish Committee, Seattle
14th Annual Seattle Jewish Film Festival, Cinerama Theatre and Museum of History and Industry, April 23 - May 3.
Seattle World Percussion Society
16th Annual Seattle World Rhythm Festival — drum and dance workshops and world music performances, Seattle Center, April 24 - 26.
The Georgetown Super 8 Film Festival
Residents of Georgetown share their creative ideas with the community regardless of their experience as a filmmaker or artist, Georgetown, May 2.
El Centro de la Raza
Cinco de Mayo 2009, Beacon Hill, May 2.
Southeast Senior Center
Seniors in a Cultural Groove — annual activity connecting elderly with the general arts community, Southeast Senior Center, May 16.
Seattle Chinese Art & Culture Festival
A Glimpse of China, Seattle Center, May 30.
2009 Pagdiriwang — AYPE Igorrote Village Revisited
The "AYPE Igorrote Village Revisited" will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle Center, June 6.
Fremont Arts Council
21st Fremont Summer Solstice Parade, Fremont, June 20, noon.
Guelaguetza 2009
Festival of live music, dance, costumes and food from Oaxaca, Mexico; Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park; June 20.
3rd Annual Artopia
Collaborative grassroots celebration of emerging and established artists and communities, Georgetown, June 27 - 28.
France Education Northwest
Bastille Day 2009 Celebration, Seattle Center, July 11 - 12.
Wedgwood Art Festival
Community celebration showcasing local artists and musicians, Wedgwood, July 18.
Crank It Up
Neighborhood event featuring bikes, bands and community building, South Park, Sept. 12.
Sounds Outside 2009
Free jazz/creative music and community festival, Capitol Hill, July 18, August 22.
Pista sa Nayon
20-year history of Pista sa Nayon, Seward Park, July 26.
Arab Center of Washington
2009 Arab Festival, Seattle Center, Aug. 1 - 2.
Othello Park International Festival
Othello Park Concerts, Southeast Seattle, August 23, 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Central Area Community Festival
Central District, August 22, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
BrasilFest 2009
Brazilian arts and culture, Seattle Center, Aug. 16.
Washington Blues Society
Annual Picnic, August 16, noon - 6 p.m., all ages
TibetFest
Celebration of Tibet Culture, Seattle Center, Aug. 22 - 23.
The Uptown Stroll 2009
Arts festival, Counterbalance Park, Aug. 29.
Korean Cultural Celebration
Art of the Korean traditional wedding ceremony with traditional and contemporary custom dress fashion show, Seattle Center, Sept. 12.
Turkfest
Turkish Cultural Festival, Seattle Center, Oct. 17-18.
Steeplechase Productions
Playing French Seattle — annual festival of plays in French language, Ethnic Cultural Theatre, Oct. 19 - Nov. 1.
Dia de los Muertos
Day of the Dead Festival, Cascade People's Center, Oct. 25 - Nov. 3.
Phinney Neighborhood Association
Day of the Dead Festival, Greenwood/Phinney Ridge, Nov. 6 - 28.
Hmong Association of Washington,
Hmong New Year Festival, Seattle Center, Nov. 7.
The Blue November MicroFilmFest
Greenwood/Phinney Ridge, Nov. 13-14.

2008 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

Mastery of Scottish Arts — Mastery of Scottish Arts Concert, Feb. 1, Benaroya Hall.
Sundiata African American Cultural Association — Festiva Sundiata Literary Café, Feb. 16 to 18, Seattle Center.
Beacon Hill News & South District Journal — Third Annual South Seattle Festival of Words and Photos, March 8, Rainier Valley Cultural Center.
Tasveer — South Asian Women's Film Focus, March 28 to 30, Central Cinema.
American Jewish Committee, Greater Seattle Chapter — Seattle Jewish Film Festival, April 3 to 5, Cinerama Theatre and Museum of History and Industry.
Georgetown Super 8 — The Georgetown Super 8 Film Festival, April 18 to 20, The Shop, 6225 Ellis Ave. S.
Arab Center of Washington — Mother's Day Hafla (celebration of motherhood and family); Saturday, May 3, 6 p.m. - midnight, Leif Erikson Hall, 2245NW 57th.
Thione Diop Productions — Spirit of West Africa, May 10, Seattle Center.
Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association, Delridge Day & Community Resource Fair, May 31, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., 4408 Delridge Way S.W.
East Precinct Crime Prevention Coalition — Good Vibe 2008: Promote Neighborhood Safety (hip-hop concert), Saturday, June 28th, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m., Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park.
SouthEast Effective Development — 6th Annual ArtsGumbo Kick-off concert, Saturday, August 27. 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.. Free event in Columbia Park featuring performances by ethnic ensembles.
!!ArtsLaunch!! — !!ArtsLaunch!! Forum Series, June 5, Tashiro Kaplan Artists Lofts and Oct. 25, The Chapel at the Good Shepherd Center.
Washington Chinese Art & Culture Committee — A Glimpse of China: Seattle Chinese Art and Cultural Festival, June 7, Seattle Center.
Fremont Arts Council — Fremont Solstice Parade and Pageant, June 21, Fremont at 1st Ave. N.W. and N. 36th St. to Gasworks Park.
Filipino Cultural Heritage Society of Washington — Pagdiriwang: Words Expressed: Filipina Women Writers; June 6, 7 and 8; Seattle Center and additional location TBA.
Chinese Arts & Music Association — 23rd Annual Spring Concert, June 22, Meany Hall, University of Washington.
The Center for Wooden Boats — Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival, July 4 to 6, Lake Union Park, Center for Wooden Boats.
South Park Arts — South Park Bikes and Bands, July 12, South Park Community Center.
Pista sa Nayon — Pista sa Nayon (Filipino American festival), July 27, Seward Park.
Washington Blues Society — Washington Blues Society 2008 Annual Summer Concert; August, date TBA; Magnuson Park.
Nature Consortium — Arts in Nature Festival, Aug. 23 and 24, Camp Long.
Tibetan Association of Washington — Understanding the Roots and Origins of Nangma Tradition, Aug. 24 and 25, Seattle Center and Greenwood Senior Center.
Korean-American Art & Cultural of the Pacific Northwest — Fifth Annual Korean Cultural Celebration, Sept. 6, Seattle Center.
Seattle-Oaxaca Fiesta Committee — Guelaguetza 2008 (festival of music, dance, costumes, and food from Oaxaca, Mexico); Sept. 7; Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park.
SLAM Festival — Seattle Latin American Music Festival, Oct. 9 to 11, Good Shepherd Center.
Turkish American Cultural Association — Turkfest, Oct. 18 to 19, Seattle Center.
El Centro de la Raza — El Dia de los Muertos Altar Exhibit: Day of the Dead Festival, Nov. 1 to 21, 2524 16th Ave. S.
Phinney Neighborhood Association — Day of the Dead Festival; festival, Nov. 7; gallery show, Nov. 7-21; Phinney Neighborhood Center.
Hmong Association of Washington — Hmong New Year, Nov. 8, Seattle Center.
Sevdah Institute North America — Evening of Sevdah: The Love Songs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Nov. 29, Town Hall.

2007 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

Sundiata African American Cultural Association
Festival Sundiata Literary Café
Feb. 17 to 19, 2007, Seattle Center.
!!Arts Launch!!
!!Arts Launch!! Forum Series
April 5, May 3 and Nov. 1, 2007, Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts.
Tasveer (an independent film organization)
Aaina: South Asian Film Focus
March 16 to 18, 2007, 1411 21st Ave.
AJC Seattle Jewish Film Festival
Seattle Jewish Film Festival
March 17 - 25, 2007, Cinerama and Museum of History & Industry.
South Park Arts
South Park Art Walk
April and September 2007, 14th Ave. South.
Fremont Arts Council
Fremont Solstice Parade and Pageant
Workshops, May 6 to June 23, 2007
Parade, June 23, 2007, Fremont at 1st Ave. N.W. and N. 36th St. to Gasworks Park.
Greenwood Arts Council
Greenwood-Phinney Art Walk
May 11-12, 2007, various businesses on Phinney and Greenwood Avenues, from 60th Northwest to 87th Northwest.
Greater University Chamber of Commerce
University StreetFair, May 19 and 20, 2007, University Way Northeast.
Chinese Arts & Music Association
22nd Annual Spring Concert
May 20, 2007, Meany Hall, University of Washington.
Washington Chinese Art & Culture Committee
A Glimpse of China — Seattle Chinese Art & Culture Festival
June 2, 2007, Seattle Center.
Haller Lake Arts Council
3rd Annual Chili Palooza
June 23, 2007, Haller Lake Community Club.
Ballard Advisory Council
Jazz at Golden Gardens
July 27 and Aug. 24, 2007, Golden Gardens Bath House.
Pista sa Nayon
Pista sa Nayon (Filipino American festival)
July 22, 2007, Seward Park.
Magnolia Art Show
Magnolia Summerfest Art Show
Aug 3 and 4, 2007, 32nd Ave. W. and West Smith Street.
Cambodian Women's Association
Cambodian Cultural Heritage
Aug. 11, 2007, Seattle Center.
Washington Blues Society
Washington Blues Society Annual Picnic and Concert
Aug. 19, 2007, Magnuson Park
Central Area Community Festival Association
Central Area Community Festival and Parade
Aug. 18 and 19, 2007, 2323 E. Cherry St.
Tibetan Association of Washington
TibetFest
Aug. 25 and 26, 2007, Seattle Center.
The Nature Consortium
Arts in Nature Festival
Aug. 25 and 26, 2007, Camp Long.
Art for Uptown
The Uptown Stroll
Aug. 25, 2007, Counterbalance Park.
Korean American Art & Culture of the Pacific Northwest
4th Annual Korean Cultural Celebration
Sept. 8, 2007, Seattle Center.
Seattle-Oaxaca Fiesta Committee
Guelaguetza 2007
Sept. 8, 2007, Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park.
Turkish American Cultural Association
Turkfest
Oct. 20 and 21, 2007, Seattle Center.
Phinney Neighborhood Association
Day of the Dead Festival
Festival: Nov. 2, 2007, Gallery Art Show: Nov. 2 to 24, 2007, Phinney Neighborhood Center.
Hmong Association of Washington
Hmong New Year
Nov. 3, 2007, Seattle Center.
Current Grants for Organizations
Arts in Parks Program
Increasing arts and community events in parks throughout the city by investing in the vibrant cultural work being done in and by diverse communities throughout Seattle.
LHPAI Facility Grant
Aims to create community impact by broadening arts and culture participation at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, an historic landmark cultural facility in the heart of the Central Area neighborhood of Seattle.
Neighborhood & Community Arts grant
Supporting Seattle's neighborhood arts councils and community groups that produce events to promote arts and cultural participation and build community.
smART ventures grant
Encouraging innovation and widening cultural participation, particularly by individuals, organizations and communities that may not qualify for other grant programs. Accepting applications year-round, smART ventures is flexible, inclusive and simple.
Professional Development
Turning Commitment into Action
In conjunction with the Office for Civil Rights we are offering arts and cultural organizations the tools they need to turn their commitments to building racial equity – both within their organizations and through their work in and with community – into actions for tangible change.
Have/Need Rental Space
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
Built in 1915, the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute is an historic landmark and the perfect venue for your special event. Designed by B. Marcus Priteca, and formerly the Jewish Synagogue of Chevra Biku Cholim, the building became a community center and part of the City of Seattle’s facilities in 1972. It underwent extensive renovations in 2011 to preserve its architectural character and update the facilities.
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Looking for rehearsal space by the hour, or an old warehouse for your new theater? Looking for studio space by the month, or an empty retail space for a gallery? Check out Spacefinder Seattle.
More Opportunities
Ada's Technical Books & Cafe
Ada’s Technical Books and The Lab at Ada’s is looking to hire a full-time Event and Program Manager. Ada’s is a multi-passionate, independent bookstore/cafe and we are looking for the right person to take our new events program (and The Lab… our new events space!) to the next level.

Organization

Ada's Technical Books & Cafe

Website

www.adasbooks.com

More Info

Danielle Hulton

danielle@adasbooks.com

206.322.1058 x.700

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description


Ada’s Technical Books and The Lab at Ada’s is looking to hire a full-time Event and Program Manager. Ada’s is a multi-passionate, independent bookstore/cafe and we are looking for the right person to take our new events program (and The Lab… our new events space!) to the next level. We are into providing a unique experience for our guests, mixed with a scientific mindset. If you’re into innovation, being an expert in your field, and serving people, then we are a great fit!
RESPONSIBILITIES
Secure all author and featured events for both in store and The Lab
Create, Develop, schedule, and promote all events both in store and in The Lab
Field, respond to, schedule, coordinate, and support room reservations and private events
Coordinate and organize all monthly meeting groups and events including but not book clubs, meetups, children’s story times, Independent Bookstore Day, and Small Business Saturday. Includes updating web listings, in store listings, ordering books, communicating with group leaders, and doing post meeting/meeting interim promotion (emails, listings, fb groups, etc.)
Supervise our event hosting team, maintaining hosting standards and constantly looking for ways to improve presenter and attendee experience.
Serve as an ambassador for Ada's, answering questions about the space when asked on-site or via email
Host at minimum 1 event per week in-store or in The Lab.
Organize off-site events including book ordering, product procurement, advertising (when necessary), web listings, and informing/educating staff
Procure and manage event titles to support successful sales at all events and manage efficient timely returns.
Create or collaborate on creation of social media content for promoting featured events and regular meetings
Track and analyze monetary success, logistics, and processes of events. Maintain an organized program with standardized procedures, event evaluation processes and strive to improve event production.
Troubleshoot AV and IT equipment for featured events and reservations -- escalate to GM when necessary
Create, develop, and maintain instructional, procedural, and protocol manuals to be used by event staff
Building relationships with publicists, sales reps and other publishing representatives to raise the profile of Ada’s events.
Creating and maintaining partnership opportunities with local community organization and high profile local authors for coordinating events.

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS
-2-4 years of event planning with book or food industry experience preferred.
-The ability to enthusiastically represent the Ada’s voice and brand at store and industry events.
-Creative problem solver with a strong belief that there is always a solution.
-Well-organized and capable of juggling multiple projects at one time.
-Personable & confident, public speaking required.
-Strong communication skills (verbal and written), copy writing skills a plus.
-Experience managing a team.
-Time management skills and ability to prioritize a large volume of tasks.
-Pursues change and innovation and challenges established norms where appropriate to ensure growth & improvement of the events program.
-Strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build relationships within and outside of an organization.
-A love of science,technology, coffee, food and books is a must.
-Computer skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, InDesign. Photoshop and Illustrator a plus.
40 hours/week with varying hours & days based on events schedule.
Salary DOE
Medical, Dental and Vision
Bus Passes
Store and Cafe Discount
Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
Job Type: Full-time

How to Apply

email jobs@adasbooks.com with a resume and cover letter.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.seattletechnicalbooks.com/lab-ada%E2%80%99sada%E2%80%99s-technical-books-cafe-event-and-program-manager

Posted

10/20/2017

City of Burien
Burien Exhibit Opportunity

Organization

City of Burien

Website

www.burienwa.gov

More Info

Gina Kallman

ginak@burienwa.gov

206-391-6605

Deadline to Apply

11/18/2017

Description

Artists working in 2D media are invited to apply to the 2018 schedule of gallery exhibitions at the Burien Community Center.

How to Apply

Please go to website for application information.

Link to Opportunity

www.burienwa.gov/CallToArtists

Posted

10/20/2017

Ada's Technical Books & Cafe
Ada’s Technical Books and The Lab at Ada’s is looking to hire a full-time Event and Program Manager. Ada’s is a multi-passionate, independent bookstore/cafe and we are looking for the right person to take our new events program (and The Lab… our new events space!) to the next level.

Organization

Ada's Technical Books & Cafe

Website

www.adasbooks.com

More Info

Danielle Hulton

danielle@adasbooks.com

206.322.1058 x.700

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description


Ada’s Technical Books and The Lab at Ada’s is looking to hire a full-time Event and Program Manager. Ada’s is a multi-passionate, independent bookstore/cafe and we are looking for the right person to take our new events program (and The Lab… our new events space!) to the next level. We are into providing a unique experience for our guests, mixed with a scientific mindset. If you’re into innovation, being an expert in your field, and serving people, then we are a great fit!
RESPONSIBILITIES
Secure all author and featured events for both in store and The Lab
Create, Develop, schedule, and promote all events both in store and in The Lab
Field, respond to, schedule, coordinate, and support room reservations and private events
Coordinate and organize all monthly meeting groups and events including but not book clubs, meetups, children’s story times, Independent Bookstore Day, and Small Business Saturday. Includes updating web listings, in store listings, ordering books, communicating with group leaders, and doing post meeting/meeting interim promotion (emails, listings, fb groups, etc.)
Supervise our event hosting team, maintaining hosting standards and constantly looking for ways to improve presenter and attendee experience.
Serve as an ambassador for Ada's, answering questions about the space when asked on-site or via email
Host at minimum 1 event per week in-store or in The Lab.
Organize off-site events including book ordering, product procurement, advertising (when necessary), web listings, and informing/educating staff
Procure and manage event titles to support successful sales at all events and manage efficient timely returns.
Create or collaborate on creation of social media content for promoting featured events and regular meetings
Track and analyze monetary success, logistics, and processes of events. Maintain an organized program with standardized procedures, event evaluation processes and strive to improve event production.
Troubleshoot AV and IT equipment for featured events and reservations -- escalate to GM when necessary
Create, develop, and maintain instructional, procedural, and protocol manuals to be used by event staff
Building relationships with publicists, sales reps and other publishing representatives to raise the profile of Ada’s events.
Creating and maintaining partnership opportunities with local community organization and high profile local authors for coordinating events.

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS
-2-4 years of event planning with book or food industry experience preferred.
-The ability to enthusiastically represent the Ada’s voice and brand at store and industry events.
-Creative problem solver with a strong belief that there is always a solution.
-Well-organized and capable of juggling multiple projects at one time.
-Personable & confident, public speaking required.
-Strong communication skills (verbal and written), copy writing skills a plus.
-Experience managing a team.
-Time management skills and ability to prioritize a large volume of tasks.
-Pursues change and innovation and challenges established norms where appropriate to ensure growth & improvement of the events program.
-Strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build relationships within and outside of an organization.
-A love of science,technology, coffee, food and books is a must.
-Computer skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, InDesign. Photoshop and Illustrator a plus.
40 hours/week with varying hours & days based on events schedule.
Salary DOE
Medical, Dental and Vision
Bus Passes
Store and Cafe Discount
Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
Job Type: Full-time

How to Apply

email jobs@adasbooks.com with a resume and cover letter.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.seattletechnicalbooks.com/lab-ada%E2%80%99sada%E2%80%99s-technical-books-cafe-event-and-program-manager

Posted

10/20/2017

City of Burien
Burien Exhibit Opportunity

Organization

City of Burien

Website

www.burienwa.gov

More Info

Gina Kallman

ginak@burienwa.gov

206-391-6605

Deadline to Apply

11/18/2017

Description

Artists working in 2D media are invited to apply to the 2018 schedule of gallery exhibitions at the Burien Community Center.

How to Apply

Please go to website for application information.

Link to Opportunity

www.burienwa.gov/CallToArtists

Posted

10/20/2017

Vashon Center for the Arts
Designing and Producing marketing materials

Organization

Vashon Center for the Arts

Website

vashoncenterforthearts.org

More Info

Angela Gist

Angela@vashoncenterforthearts.org

206-259-3010

Deadline to Apply

11/1/2017

Job Type

Full time

Description

Vashon Center for the Arts (VCA): VCA is a multi-disciplinary arts center located on beautiful Vashon Island, WA. Vashon is a short ferry ride from either Seattle or Tacoma and boasts a large population of artists along with an award-winning school district. Our year round programming includes a performing arts venue, arts classes for children and adults, a pre-professional sequential dance program, Vashon Artists in Schools, a visual arts gallery and an arts and crafts consignment store. VCA has completed a new 20,000 sq. ft. arts center which opened in April 2016. Visit our website for more information: www.VashonCenterfortheArts.org
Multi Media Specialist Job Description:
The Multi Media Specialist is responsible for the design, production and creation of visual materials in a variety of mediums promoting the activities of VCA including but not limited to: performing arts at the Katherine L. White Hall, Koch Gallery exhibitions, Heron’s Nest retail store activities, Dance, Arts Education and Artist in the Schools programming. In addition, this position will assist in the regulation of the visual identity and branding of VCA, ensuring materials maintain the VCA brand and personality. This position includes producing magazines/newsletters, brochures, posters/flyers and material for electronic mediums including web design, electronic presentations, and multimedia products. A high degree of familiarity with image manipulation, file preparation, information layout, print prodcution and physical assembly is needed. This position coordinates with 5 Arts Mangers and multi-tasking and strong communication skills are essential components of the position. In addition the Multi Media Specialist works closely with major fundraising events at VCA including the annual Garden Gala/ Tour and Art Auction.
VCA is looking for an organized self-starter that is highly productive, has a strong work ethic, is detail-oriented, and has quality design instincts. The Multi Media Specialist is a member of the Marketing team reporting to the Director of Communications.
Qualifications:
This position requires a four year degree in graphic design, fine arts, illustration or related field or equivalent experience. At least two years’ experience in a service-oriented high-volume setting, manipulating and optimizing images, product design and production is desirable. Candidates should possess excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. The Multi Media Specialist must be able to work under tight deadlines, work on multiple projects at one time, and be able to self-manage workloads. Flexibility is a requirement as the field evolves towards newer technologies.
In addition the position requires:
• The use and application of a wide variety of design software programs including expertise in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, PowerPoint and Microsoft Office
• High proficiency in Web management/design including, editing, image formats; image optimization and image manipulation are essential
• Proficiency with video production and editing
• Excellent time management skills
• Creativity and a sense of humor
• Ability to communicate clearly and articulately
• Ability to take direction from art managers and other stakeholders
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job when circumstances change.

Compensation: Salary DOE. This is a full-time position. There will be a set schedule, plus occasional evening and weekend work during annual fundraising events. VCA provides paid time off and holiday pay. This position is eligible to participate in the group health and dental plan.
Start Date: November 2017
To Apply: Submit (1) a cover letter describing your relevant work and life experience and interest in working at Vashon Center for the Arts and (2) a current resume highlighting relevant work experience. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and should be e-mailed to: Angela@vashoncenterforthearts.org. No phone calls please.

How to Apply

To Apply: Submit (1) a cover letter describing your relevant work and life experience and interest in working at Vashon Center for the Arts and (2) a current resume highlighting relevant work experience. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and should be e-mailed to: Angela@vashoncenterforthearts.org. No phone calls please.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.vashoncenterforthearts.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/

Posted

10/18/2017

Now open studio
NOW Artist Residency 2018

Organization

Now open studio

Website

nowopenstudio.com

More Info

Chay Albright

nowresidency@gmail.com

5415627559

Fee to Apply

28

Deadline to Apply

10/31/2017

Description

The goal of the NOW Open Studio Residency program is to provide a private oasis that fosters creative health and enables inspiration to flourish. After acceptance into the program individuals stay as guests in the NOW Open Studio private garden room relieving them of costly accommodation expenses. This two-week intensive stay in the vintage Sellwood borough of Portland will enable artists to disconnect while reconnecting to their inner muse. Between the Zen of NOW and Portland’s vibrant urban core, artists are able to find their creative balance. NOW’s change of pace and space will inspire artists to be present …in the NOW.

NOW Artist Residency 2018

Deadline for Application: Oct. 31, 2017

Notification of Selection: Nov. 12-18, 2017

Residency commences: On or around June 25, 2018



Artists are invited to submit complete applications for the NOW ARTIST RESIDENCY program. Applications will be reviewed on a competitive basis. One or two artists will be selected as the recipient(s) for 2018 year. Residency consists of the following:

Individuals stay as guests (no lodging cost) in the NOW Open Studio private garden room for a two week residency.

Artist receives a self guided two week session in Creative Stimulation to redirect their creative thought patterns

Individuals are given peace and privacy to work on their creative health.

NOW Artist Residency is open for application by serious emerging or established artist, including recent BFA/MFA graduates. International (non-U.S. resident) artists will be responsible for securing their own travel authorization, Visa documents, etc. NOW cannot secure authorization, but will provide basic documentation explaining the nature of the residency. The ideal candidate for the residency program may be working in any media or genera.

The resident artist(s) will be selected by a committee comprised of the NOW Team, and regional academic/professional advisors from the art community.

Primary criteria for selection will include:

Quality, consistency, and vision of work submitted.
Motivation and potential for achievement of goals during program.
The degree to which the individual will benefit from the program.
Goals for the NOW Artist Residency include:

Provide an ideal space for creative inspiration.
Greatly increase the likelihood of future success for the artist.
Offer the opportunity to develop networking opportunites for the artist.
Create a supportive environment
Place the artist in a vital arts community in Portland, OR with a location ideal for meeting and learning from other artists and arts organizations in the city.
Basic conditions for the program:*

The Artist in Residence must remain in good standing, fully using the space and resources provided, for the full duration. Accepting the award constitutes a commitment to the full two week program. NOW believes a two week immersion in the process of NOW plus the culture and energy of Portland, OR is required in order for the program to make its intended positive impact.

NOW open studio reserves the right to document the space and works made during the residency, and to use images in program and organizational promotional material, including websites and publications.

At the conclusion of the residency, the artist must return the space to the same condition in which it was awarded to them (or better).

The NOW RESIDENCY program currently involves no cash award or payment to the artist.

NOW open studio will not conduct the sale of the artist’s work unless it is included in a NOW Exhibition project. The artist may sell their own work (and only their work), from the residency space on their own terms.

* Submission of application indicates agreement to the terms spelled out in this prospectus. A more detailed formal agreement, further clarifying the terms, will be provided upon establishment of the award recipient.

How to Apply

Read more: http://nowopenstudio.com/wp/residency/

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Link to Opportunity

nowopenstudio.com

Posted

10/16/2017

Arts Consulting Group
The Executive Director (ED) of Pilchuck will serve as the chief executive officer, responsible for supervising all aspects of the organization’s programs, operations, fundraising, public visibility, and financial and business planning.

Organization

Arts Consulting Group

Website

http://artsconsulting.com/

More Info

Nora Reilly

nreilly@artsconsulting.com

8882344236

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

For more than 45 years, the Pilchuck Glass School (Pilchuck) has been a primary force in the evolution of glass as a means of artistic expression. Today, Pilchuck (which means “red river” in the Native American language of the region) is the largest, most comprehensive educational institution of its kind in the world, recognized as the preeminent learning center for artists working and experimenting in glass. Founded in 1971 by visionary glass artist Dale Chihuly and philanthropists Anne Gould Hauberg and John H. Hauberg, Pilchuck serves as an incubator of creativity and technological advances and is at the epicenter of the international glass community.

Pilchuck’s artistic and educational programs provide an educational opportunity that focuses on artists surrounded by artists, sharing knowledge, and creative practice, with hands on experience. From April to November each year, Pilchuck offers an immersive experience and intense learning environment through a series of courses and residencies for artists in all media. The legacy of the Artist in Residence Program dates to the beginning of the school. Over the years, hundreds of notable artists from a wide range of artistic disciplines have come to Pilchuck to explore how glass can factor into their practice and visual vocabulary. Residence sessions taught by world-renowned artists and instructors emphasize experimentation and teamwork while fostering individual expression. In 2017, these programs served 292 students, ages 18 to 76, from 25 countries. In addition, several artist residency programs serve an international population of distinguished, mid-career, and emerging artists.

The 54-acre Pilchuck school campus is located 50 miles north of Seattle in Stanwood, Washington. The studio and shops are equipped for glassblowing, hot casting, kiln casting, coldworking, flameworking, neon, fusing, glass painting, stained glass, and printmaking. The campus also includes a wood and metal shop and the innovative BotLab studio that houses 3D printers and 3D scanners. Seattle architect Tom Bosworth won an award from the American Institute of Architects for the shake-and-timber design of Pilchuck’s lodge. Built in 1977, the lodge houses the campus dining room, kitchen, and library. Artist and student housing is rustic, with everyone eating, working, and sleeping on campus for courses and residencies. Pilchuck’s administrative offices and exhibition space are located in Pioneer Square, the original downtown of Seattle.

Pilchuck’s 2015-2020 Strategic Plan uses Artistic Director Tina Aufiero’s vision to establish programming goals, which include staying at the forefront of glass and design education; capitalizing on the unique properties of glass and its interdisciplinary possibilities; and incorporating bold innovations and technology. Pilchuck is developing new opportunities for educational and artistic programs as well as outreach initiatives for diverse populations, while still maintaining its core courses and residencies for emerging and established glass artists.

Governed by a 41-member Board of Trustees led by President Kent Carlson, Pilchuck has a staff of 19 year-round and 140 seasonal employees. Pilchuck is also supported by its Artistic Advisory Committee and its International Council, which promotes knowledge and visibility of the school. James Baker is the retiring Executive Director. The 2017 budget is approximately $2.7 million and the organization has an endowment of just under $3 million.


Communities
Named by Kiplinger as one of the ""10 Best Cities for the Next Decade"" and dubbed “Brain City,” Seattle is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. Surrounded by extraordinary natural beauty, including Mount Rainier and Puget Sound, the city is home to innumerable globally-recognized organizations, including the ubiquitous Starbucks Coffee Company, REI, Amazon, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Median household income in the metropolitan area is more than $78,500, which is the fourth highest among major metropolitan areas in the country.

With a reputation as a great arts city, Seattle is the epicenter of American glass art. In addition to Pilchuck, the metropolitan area boasts Chihuly Garden and Glass, Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Pratt Fine Arts Center, and many practicing glass artists. The University of Washington’s School of Art + Art History + Design offers a ceramics + glass + sculpture MFA. Beyond glass, Seattle is home to some of the most prestigious arts organizations in the country, including Seattle Arts Museum, Seattle Theatre Group, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle Opera, and Seattle Symphony Orchestra. Seattle also has a multitude of professional sports teams and plenty of outdoor recreation options.

While Pilchuck’s administration offices and exhibition space is in Seattle’s bustling historic arts district, its school campus is 50 miles north of the city in Stanwood (population 5,000). Known as Seattle’s Backcountry, the surrounding Snohomish County is equal parts urban and rural, manufacturing and research, and maritime and alpine. Snohomish County has excellent K-12 schools, two highly regarded community colleges, an extensive library system, and beautiful scenery, from saltwater wetlands to Cascade Mountain peaks. Median household income is just under $72,000. In addition to Pilchuck, cultural attractions in the area include the Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve, Mukilteo Lighthouse Park, the Museum of Northwest Art, and the public art of the Lynnwood Civic Center Campus, among others.

Sources: seattlechamber.com; washington.edu; visitseattle.org; Kiplinger.com; seattlemag.com; snohomish.org; economicalliancesc.org


Position
The Executive Director (ED) of Pilchuck will serve as the chief executive officer, responsible for supervising all aspects of the organization’s programs, operations, fundraising, public visibility, and financial and business planning. Reporting to the Board of Trustees and working in partnership with the Artistic Director, the ED will be charged with strategic leadership of the organization, with a clear vision of artistic and educational excellence, service to artists and students, community engagement, and financial stability as a guide. Embracing creativity, diversity, and cross-cultural understanding, the ED will promote an environment of sensitivity and creativity with the students, artists, donors, Board, staff, and community partners.


Roles and Responsibilities
Vision, Strategy, and Leadership
* Guide strategic plan development with the Board and Artistic Director. Build consensus around key organizational decisions that focus the institution’s energies, prioritize artistic and educational excellence, and articulate the unique impact Pilchuck will have over the next decade.
* Ensure that programs, culture, facilities, systems, staffing, and operations are effective, impactful, and are in alignment with strategic plan development and decision-making.
* Partner with the Artistic Director in the development and oversight of artistic and educational programs that maximize educational effectiveness and support the organization’s vision and strategy.
* Demonstrate a collaborative leadership style with a true connection to Pilchuck’s artists, students, staff, Board, and community.
* Serve as a visible, passionate, credible, and articulate ambassador and advocate for Pilchuck in a wide range of local, national, and international communities and settings, including artists, students, collectors, donors, community leaders, partners, and alumni.

Revenue Enhancement
* Guide the Board and staff in identifying stakeholders, developing strategies, defining key messages, and building relationships with individuals and institutions to ensure that contributed and earned revenues meet organizational goals.
* Lead giving efforts with the Director of Development and strategize the organization’s development programs, including its annual fund, Leadership Circle, Legacy Society, gala, fundraising events, and sponsorships.
* Serve as the chief fundraiser for Pilchuck, directly participating in major gift cultivation and solicitation.
* Strategize a diversification of contributed revenue for Pilchuck.
* Explore opportunities to maximize earned revenue through increased programming and tuition, partnerships, leveraging of the Pilchuck brand, and other methods.
* Prepare and lead future campaign initiatives.

Organizational Management
* Lead the day-to-day operations of Pilchuck to ensure that students, artists, instructors, donors, and other stakeholders have an exceptional experience any time they interact with the organization.
* Supervise and integrate all aspects of Pilchuck, including operations at both locations, educational programs, development, staff, and volunteers.
* Confirm that organizational policies, systems controls, and procedures are in place, adhered to, and regularly reviewed for effectiveness.
* Oversee Pilchuck’s real estate, facilities, and equipment, including maintenance, safety, and functionality of both locations, and strategic needs for future program development, maintenance, and capacity utilization.
* Ensure that the organization is effectively structured and staffed with outstanding employees.
* Interview, hire, train, and mentor staff, providing performance appraisals on a regular basis.
* Maintain an organization with the highest standards, in which all stakeholder obligations, both legal and ethical, are fully met.

Governance and Financial Stewardship
* Guide, direct, and support the Board and its committees in their duties of fundraising, governance, and community ambassadorship for Pilchuck and its activities.
* Identify, cultivate, and assist in the recruitment of Board and advisory council members whose skills, experience, financial connections, diversity, and capacity meet the organization’s needs.
* Collaborate with the Board to refine and implement the institutional strategic plan to meet annual goals and priorities.
* Oversee all internal corporate matters, including legal issues and lease negotiations.
* Ensure the financial health of the organization by providing sound business models, budgeting, and financial management, including leadership of a thorough review of Pilchuck’s business model.
* Provide concise, relevant, and timely information to the Board so it can effectively fulfill its policy, fiduciary, and decision-making responsibilities.


Traits and Characteristics
The next Executive Director will be a dynamic and inspiring leader who builds compelling relationships and values frequent communication and engagement with Pilchuck’s many diverse stakeholders. Able to honor the past and chart the course for the future, this individual will be versatile and competitive, with a will to succeed and a passion to lead an organization with an unparalleled history in the glass art movement. Valuing creativity and self-expression, the successful candidate will be an optimistic and decisive leader, with an appreciation for practical accomplishments and the ability to balance the external- and internal-facing requirements of the position.

Other key competencies include:

* Self-Management and Personal Accountability – Prioritize and complete tasks necessary to meet or exceed the mutually agreed upon expectations of the role while being accountable for personal and professional actions.

* Teamwork – Work effectively and productively with others, recognizing the importance of building a team mission and connection between Pilchuck’s Seattle and Stanwood locations.

* Stakeholder Focus – Commit to donor, Board, artist, staff, and student satisfaction, with a high value on multiple stakeholder needs, anticipate challenges, and develop appropriate solutions.

* Planning and Organizing – Work within established timeframes and ascertain top priorities for optimum productivity with procedures, processes, and systems that result in order, accuracy, and efficiency.


Qualifications
Qualified applicants must have a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred, plus a minimum of 10 years of increasing responsibility in a senior management role at an arts organization, arts education organization, craft school, college, university, or similar organization. Candidates must also demonstrate quantifiable success in fundraising, with a proven track record in donor stewardship and the successful solicitation of major gifts, including success with a national donor base. They should also possess strong strategic planning, staff development, communication, and financial management skills. Candidates should know how to work effectively with an artistic director, Board members, staff, artists, and students. The Executive Director must be willing to divide their time between Pilchuck’s two locations and travel nationally to build strong relationships with Pilchuck stakeholders and to advance the organization’s mission and vision.



Compensation and Benefits
Pilchuck provides a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement plan, vacation and sick pay, and the quality of life that the Pacific Northwest offers.

How to Apply

Applications and Inquiries
Please submit a letter and resume (electronic submissions preferred) with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments to:

Mr. Martin Bragg
Senior Vice President, Arts Consulting Group
818 SW 3rd Avenue, Suite 236
Portland, OR 97204-2405
Tel (888) 234.4236 Ext. 205
Email pilchuck@ArtsConsulting.com


Pilchuck does not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, nationality, or ethnic origin in employment or in artistic or educational programs.

Link to Opportunity

http://artsconsulting.com/employment/pilchuck-glass-school-executive-director/

Posted

10/16/2017

Jack Straw Cultural Center
A detailed look at microphone types, pickup patterns, placement and use, both for live and studio applications.

Organization

Jack Straw Cultural Center

Website

http://www.jackstraw.org

More Info

Levi Fuller

workshops@jackstraw.org

206-634-0919

Deadline to Apply

11/9/2017

Location

Jack Straw Cultural Center

Start Date

11/09/2017

Start Time

06:00 PM

End Date

11/09/2017

End Time

10:00 PM

Cost

$70 member; $95 non-member; $50 visually impaired

Description

A detailed look at microphone types, pickup patterns, placement and use, both for live and studio applications. Students participate in extensive listening and recording exercises with live music. All experience levels are welcome; we'll cover some basics of theory and history but mostly be engaged in interactive mic use and comparison.

How to Apply

To register call Jack Straw Cultural Center at 206-634-0919 with your credit card to pay the deposit or full class fee. Students may also get a brochure form, and mail in a check for the deposit or class fee. For more information email workshops@jackstraw.org.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.jackstraw.org/programs/ed/adult/workshops_current.html

Posted

10/16/2017

Glass Art Society
Administrative support role for small non-profit organization.

Organization

Glass Art Society

Website

www.glassart.org

More Info

Lisa Anderson

lisa@swifthrsolutions.com

2063008737

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Summary:

The Glass Art Society is an international non-profit membership organization founded in 1971 whose purpose is to encourage excellence, to advance education, to promote the appreciation and development of the glass arts, and to support the worldwide community of artists who work with glass. The Society strives to stimulate communication among artists, educators, students, collectors, gallery and museum personnel, art critics, manufacturers, and all others interested in and involved with the production, technology and aesthetics of glass. We are dedicated to creating greater public awareness and appreciation of the glass arts.

Job Responsibilities:

• Provide general administrative support to the GAS staff and Board, such as:
• Meeting planning
• Preparing documents
• Composing correspondence, including Board election communications
• Coordinating general activities
• Collecting and compiling data, preparing standard and custom reports
• Assisting Board members with requests and needs
• Taking minutes for Board calls/meetings
• Updating Board meeting archive book; maintaining archive, including storage and inventory
• Updating Board-only pages on website (e.g., meeting minutes, Board packets, new Board members, etc.)
• Maintaining master Board nominee list, setting up nomination surveys, create reports, as requested by the Executive Director and/or Operations and Program Manager
• Supporting Operations and Program Manager with the chart assignment grid for Board conference roles
• Acting as “first responder” to incoming phone calls and emails; checking GAS voicemails and handling or forwarding, as appropriate; following up on requests and responding to basic inquiries
• Checking fax machine daily
• Updating outgoing voicemail message, e.g., for holidays and conference
• Ordering office supplies as needed
• Opening and distributing mail; monitoring postage meter and adding postage as needed; expediting all outgoing shipments; stuffing and mailing correspondence
• Assisting with journal orders, mailing lists, and other priority projects, as requested
• Sending mass emails for assigned projects, as needed
• Provide additional administrative support for membership data entry and renewals, including running duplication reports
• Organize and maintain general office files
• Provide administrative support for designated activities, such as:
 Emerging Artist presentations
 Online student exhibition and juried selection catalogue
 Student scholarship applications
• Provide administrative support to Operations and Program Manager in maintaining the chart/grid for Board conference assignments
• Provide support for conference activities, such as:
• Assisting with sponsorship benefit tracking
• Ensuring all sponsors receive ribbons and passes, as needed
• Supporting work exchange, tech display, and Goblet Grab activities
• Assisting in managing and reconciling money at/from the conference
• Providing post-conference support, e.g., filing registration forms, archiving, compiling online conference evaluation results/comments, etc.
• Helping to track service agreements and provide follow up, as needed
• Coordinate travel arrangements for Board and staff (e.g., for conference attendance)
• Other duties as assigned from time to time

Reports to:

Operations and Program Manager

Qualifications and Skills:

The successful candidate will:

• Be collaborative in working with staff, Board, and partners
• Be flexible in responding to and working with shifting priorities of cyclical projects
• Be committed to an “all-hands-on-deck” approach to GAS’s work, especially during conference season (this includes but is not limited to helping answer phone calls, assisting inquiries about navigating and using the website, helping with conference registration, and possibly traveling to/participating in the management of the conference)
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, non-profit environment
• Experience with visual arts, especially glass, is desired
• Associate’s degree, or equivalent education and/or experience
• Strong planning skills; attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills: verbal, written, electronic
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, and other on-line applications
• Experience working with data bases
• Some graphic design proficiencies desired

Glass Art Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer, encouraging and supporting diversity of glass art, artists, and employees.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@glassart.org. No phone calls, please.

Link to Opportunity

www.glassart.org

Posted

10/16/2017

Glass Art Society
Drive the communications and social media strategies and tactics for a small, no-profit organization.

Organization

Glass Art Society

Website

www.glassart.org

More Info

Lisa Anderson

lisa@swifthrsolutions.com

2063008737

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Summary:

The Glass Art Society is an international non-profit membership organization founded in 1971 whose purpose is to encourage excellence, to advance education, to promote the appreciation and development of the glass arts, and to support the worldwide community of artists who work with glass. The Society strives to stimulate communication among artists, educators, students, collectors, gallery and museum personnel, art critics, manufacturers, and all others interested in and involved with the production, technology and aesthetics of glass. We are dedicated to creating greater public awareness and appreciation of the glass arts.

Job Responsibilities:

• Research and develop content for publications; coordinate, schedule, manage, edit, and oversee production of identified publications, including quarterly newsletter, pre-conference brochure, program book, journal, collateral materials, auction catalogue, digital catalogues (e.g., emerging artists, international student online exhibition); other publications as assigned; ensure all publications meet established standards as to appearance and content
• Provide general graphic design support for all GAS publications
• Obtain cost estimates, collaborate in the selection of, and oversee graphic design contractor
• Manage GAS’s branding and story-telling
• Create communications programs to describe and promote the organization and its services, including graphics, brochures, fact sheets, logos, etc.
• Manage and execute GAS’s social media strategy
• Evaluate, manage, and contribute to a variety of social media channels to achieve organizational objectives while ensuring a consistent marketing message and strengthening the organization’s image
• Develop and nurture a vibrant and compelling on-line presence for GAS
• Coordinate GAS sponsored webinars
• Coordinate and drive the organization’s general and conference publicity, e.g., press releases, press kits, advertising, general promotional materials, etc.
• Coordinate ad sales
• Create conference signage, in coordination with contract event planner
• Provide conference and post-conference support and wrap up, as directed
• Act as organization’s webmaster; update website information and troubleshoot/resolve issues; provide direction to IT contractor and staff Administrative Assistant to support website maintenance
• Serve as staff representative on Board Digital, Print, and History Committees; maintain minutes of committee meetings; coordinate committee projects
• Other duties as assigned from time to time

Reports to:

Operations and Program Manager

Qualifications and Skills:

The successful candidate will:

• Be collaborative in working with staff, Board, and partners
• Be flexible in responding to and working with shifting priorities of cyclical projects
• Be committed to an “all-hands-on-deck” approach to GAS’s work, especially during conference season (this includes but is not limited to helping answer phone calls, assisting inquiries about navigating and using the website, helping with conference registration, and possibly traveling to/participating in the management of the conference)
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, non-profit environment
• Experience with visual arts, especially glass, is desired
• Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent education/experience
• Demonstrated experience in using social media as an effective promotional and communication tool
• Demonstrated experience in graphic design, creating publications, driving a public persona for an entity (e.g., branding, story-telling)
• Strong planning skills; attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills: verbal, written, electronic
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, and other on-line applications

Glass Art Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer, encouraging and supporting diversity of glass art, artists, and employees.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@glassart.org. No phone calls, please.

Link to Opportunity

www.glassart.org

Posted

10/16/2017

12th Ave Arts
Calling Artists for Group Winter Show

Organization

12th Ave Arts

Website

http://www.12avearts.org/

More Info

Jewels

gallery@capitolhillhousing.org

Deadline to Apply

10/16/2017

Description

Call to Artists
12 Avenue Arts Gallery is seeking 4 -5 artists to participate in our winter show, “Hygee” scheduled for November 9th 2017.
“Hygge,” a Danish term defined as “a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being.” Pronounced “hoo-guh,” the word is said to have no direct translation in English, though “cozy” comes close.

About the Gallery
The 12th Avenue Arts Gallery is located on the second-floor hallway in the 12 Ave Arts.
The Gallery’s Committee selects works and collections for exhibition. We host approximately 4-5 shows annually including local individuals and groups. We have a standing Call to Artists who wish to submit their works for consideration.

Terms
To sell work, artists may put up contact information and pricing. 12 Ave Arts neither coordinates any sales nor takes a portion of the sale proceeds. Artists must sign a CHH Hold Harmless agreement. The Gallery Committee is under no obligation to provide the artist or group with an explanation as to why their submission was accepted or rejected. Please be aware that artists will not be responsible for the installation & de-installation as we have a professional curator to hang your artwork.


12 Ave Arts Gallery Committee

How to Apply


Interested artist should submit your work no later than October 16th and follow the submission guidelines below electronically with a proposal for exhibition to gallery@capitolhillhousing.org including:
(1) Artist’s biography / statement
(2) Samples of work submitted for consideration

Link to Opportunity

Posted

10/16/2017

Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Bookstore Manager is responsible for attaining store sales goals, customer service, policy and procedure standards, merchandise presentation, human resources management, expense management, loss prevention, sourcing fine art leads for onsite and referring leads to Chihuly Studio for unique object.

Organization

Chihuly Garden and Glass

Website

www.ChihulyGardenandGlass.com

More Info

Diane Santiago

DianeS@SpaceNeedle.com

206-905-2157

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

EMBRACING THE VIBRANCY OF THE ARTS IN OUR COMMUNITY

Center Art LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Space Needle LLC has partnered with Chihuly Studio to operate Chihuly Garden and Glass on the grounds of Seattle Center next to the Space Needle.

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:

The Bookstore Manager is responsible for attaining store sales goals, customer service, policy and procedure standards, merchandise presentation, human resources management, expense management, loss prevention, sourcing fine art leads for onsite and referring leads to Chihuly Studio for unique object.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

*Responsible for the sales production and profit through effective sales generation/forecasting, customer service, expense control, cash management, inventory/loss prevention, long range planning, and merchandise presentation.
*Analyze daily the controllable business matrix and pivot on results, if needed.
*Maintain and minimize costs when possible, and keep labor within budget at all times.
*Knowledge of visual presentation techniques, ability to interpret and achieve visual objectives.
*Oversee and drive the success of the fine art program. Working with the fine art sales team, ensure Team Members are always up to date on training and knowledge with the *Editions and Prints. Create a culture of non-competitive, yet sense of urgency drive throughout all Bookstore Team Members.
*Through networking and connections within the fine art and community and beyond, attract fine art audience and/or unique object referrals. Fosters an environment to create long-term and repeat purchase base of guests.
*Recruit talent, focusing on guest service skills and the ability to sell fine art.
*Work closely with the buying team and the visual merchandiser to utilize the available space and merchandise to attain the best sell-through.
*Maintain a well-organized, visually appealing, well-stocked retail environment within The Bookstore standards.
*Assure compliance with all store procedures through adherence to store non-negotiable standards, critical controls and operations standards.
*Provide consistency in training, coaching and reviewing. Holding each team member accountable, and ensuring that Supervisors and Leads are exhibiting the ‘lead by example’ philosophy at all times.
*Teaming with the Warehouse Manager/Supervisor, oversee all aspects of The Bookstore physical inventory.
*Organize, schedule, map, pre-count and verify that all Art work is accounted for and logged correctly.
*Through physical inventory and loss prevention measures, maintain shrink levels designated by VP.
*Make recommendations concerning store operations, opening and closing procedures, staffing, cash procedures, credit card and cash sales, discounts, promotions, inventory, and other store concerns.
*Respectfully voice any ideas and concerns to the retail director and VP of retail in a timely and thorough manner.
*Accountable for the successful completion and follow-up on the Retail Training program.
*Knowing your team, and ensuring that they have consistently been given the tools and attention to be set up for success.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

*Network to recruit, hire, training, and retain qualified team members - partner with the HR department for store requirements, specifics and timelines.
*Assist team members to take ownership and accountability for fulfilling the Mission, Vision, and Values of Chihuly Garden and Glass.
*Other special projects and duties as assigned by director or VP.
*Position may require working nights, weekends and holidays – including NYE

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

*Ideal candidate will have experience with high end art sales and high volume gift, apparel, and jewelry items.
*Strong verbal and organizational skills.
*Exceptional interpersonal skills.
*Strong management skills, including ability to train, coach and motivate team members to meet sales and customer satisfaction goals.
*Excellent organizational skills.
*The ability to prioritize, delegate and follow-up on all store related issues including customer service, team member motivation, safety, policies and procedures.

*3-5 years in Retail management in high volume retail setting.
*Customer retention experience highly desired.
*Computer savvy with MS Office.
*Proven leadership skills with the ability to manage as effectively down as up.
*Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with customers, associates, and management team.
*Ability to organize and prioritize a multiple of tasks.
*Proficient in expense management and financial analysis.
*Prefer art background and/or education.
*Completion of college or university degree preferred.
*Prefer experience with varied point of sale operational and reporting systems.



The Bookstore Manager supports Center Art’s mission, vision and values by exhibiting the following behaviors, standards and accountabilities:

EXCELLENCE- Strive continually to improve and exemplify the brand in every aspect of the business.
PERSONALIZATION- Cultivate the team’s personal strengths to create stronger ‘we’ mentality. Nurture the ‘personality’ of the retail business with a focus on the relationships built with guests.
TRANSFORMING MOMENTS - Ensure a world class, guest first experience, while taking a proactive approach to guest relations i.e. time spent on the selling floor building relationships and interacting with guests, relating product information and delivering prompt efficient service.
COMPETENCE- Ability to self-motivate, delegate, be detail oriented and proficient in all operational standards. Use of good judgement with an acute ability to discern the needs of the business.
COLLABERATION - Consistently communicate and professionally partner with all internal and external associations. Utilize the tools, and resources available within the organization to assist in professional growth.
Innovation- Introduce new and improved ideas and procedures to continue the growth and efficiency of The Bookstore. A think out of the box mindset with a sense of heightened business acumen and awareness of the market and field.
RESPECT - ALL fellow employees, team members and guests at all times.
COMMITMENT TO THE COMMUNITY - Assist to build the business and Bookstore with a positive relationship to the society in which we operate.
LEADING OTHERS - Always lead by example. You are an ambassador of the Chihuly brand. Develop, support and encourage each team member to embody company philosophies. Mentoring each individual equitably and professionally.
ACCOUNTABILITY AND OWNERSHIP - Foster an environment that is built on trust. Hold the team accountable with consistently and parity. Celebrate the successes, and coach the shortfalls. Empower the team and give them the autonomy to grow within the team and their position.

How to Apply

https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=SPACENEEDLE&cws=43&rid=1669

Link to Opportunity

https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=SPACENEEDLE&cws=43&rid=1669

Posted

10/16/2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre
The 5th Avenue Theatre has an excellent opportunity for a Director of Sales & Guest Services. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. This position is responsible for the oversight of The Theatre’s box office, front of house, and both in-bound and direct sales call rooms. The incumbent is chief in carrying out The 5th Avenue Theatre’s vision of guest services, leading staff in providing a memorable guest experience to all who visit The Theatre. Effective leadership in this position includes driving strategy, services, sales and management practices. If you are sales and customer centric, an enthusiastic leader who communicates well with a large staff, energized by the position description below, meet or exceed the requirements listed and would enjoy working with others in the world of musical theater, this is the job for you!

Organization

The 5th Avenue Theatre

Website

https://www.5thavenue.org/

More Info

Ben Leifer

bleifer@5thavenue.org

206-260-2118

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

The Director of Sales & Guest Services will exercise leadership in refining, planning and implementing activities to help reach sales goals while enhancing and ensuring that each moment where guests interact with the theatre is delivered in a lively, professional, and warm manner at the very highest level. The Director interacts with all aspects of the experience, including all audience activities, from the decision to buy a ticket until the curtain goes down and they exit the house. This means over-sight of box office operations, telefunding and telemarketing team, front of house operations and amenities, group sales, customer service policies and training, personnel management, as well as collaborating on all guest communications, audience outreach and engagement.

How to Apply

To apply, please email the following three items:
• A cover letter that explains how you meet or exceed the requirements for the position,
• Salary expectations, and
• Chronological resume.

Please email your application to humanresources@5thavenue.org

You may also mail your application materials to:
The 5th Avenue Theatre
HR Department
1326 - 5th Avenue, Suite 735
Seattle, WA 98101

This job will remain open until filled. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.5thavenue.org/about/jobs/current-openings#director-of-sales-and-guest-services

Posted

10/16/2017

Jack Straw Cultural Center
Learn the basic skills of recording and editing sound with audio editing software.

Organization

Jack Straw Cultural Center

Website

http://www.jackstraw.org

More Info

Levi Fuller

workshops@jackstraw.org

206-634-0919

Deadline to Apply

11/14/2017

Location

Jack Straw Cultural Center, 4261 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle

Start Date

11/14/2017

Start Time

06:00 PM

End Date

11/14/2017

End Time

10:00 PM

Cost

Fee: $70 member; $95 non-member

Description

We'll learn two different programs, both free or affordable, and see the advantages and disadvantages of each. Audacity is open-source free-download software used for audio and video production; GarageBand is a very affordable recording and music production program from Apple. Learn to record, edit, and process sounds in each environment, for interview, story, video, and music applications. Followup intensive instruction available also.

How to Apply

To register call Jack Straw Cultural Center at 206-634-0919 with your credit card to pay the deposit or full class fee. Students may also get a brochure form, and mail in a check for the deposit or class fee. For more information email workshops@jackstraw.org.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.jackstraw.org/programs/ed/adult/workshops_current.html

Posted

10/16/2017

Jack Straw Cultural Center
Hands-on instruction in the industry's most popular digital audio production system.

Organization

Jack Straw Cultural Center

Website

http://www.jackstraw.org

More Info

Levi Fuller

workshops@jackstraw.org

206-634-0919

Deadline to Apply

11/15/2017

Location

Jack Straw Cultural Center, 4261 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle

Start Date

11/15/2017

Start Time

06:00 PM

End Date

11/17/2017

End Time

09:00 PM

Cost

$200 member; $235 non-member

Description

Students will learn basic commands and procedures for recording, editing, and outputting with Pro Tools, and will work on a project of their own as a class exercise. Knowledge of Macintosh computers is recommended.

How to Apply

To register call Jack Straw Cultural Center at 206-634-0919 with your credit card to pay the deposit or full class fee. Students may also get a brochure form, and mail in a check for the deposit or class fee. For more information email workshops@jackstraw.org.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.jackstraw.org/programs/ed/adult/workshops_current.html

Posted

10/16/2017

501 Commons
Springboard is a capacity-building planning program for arts, cultural, heritage, and design organizations.

Organization

501 Commons

Website

www.501commons.org

More Info

Catherine Nueva Espana

catherine@501commons.org

207-206-6704 x 113

Deadline to Apply

10/17/2017

Description

501 Commons’ Springboard for the Arts cohort program is now open for applications! Deadline to apply is Friday, November 17, 2017. Cohort is limited to 10 organizations.

Springboard is a capacity-building planning program for arts, cultural, heritage, and design organizations. Participants set priorities, identify goals, and take action to improve capacity issues such as IT systems, volunteer management practices, fundraising, audience development, and board governance. Each organization will assess its organizational capacity, prioritize key issues that limit ability to fulfill its mission, and develop a 12-18 month capacity building plan, all the while collaborating with peers in an active learning environment.

To be eligible, you must be an organization in King County that has at least one full-time employee and an annual budget of at least $150,000.

Contact Catherine Nueva España at catherine@501commons.org if you have any questions.

Visit: https://www.501commons.org/services/vol-mgmt-and-cohort-programs/springboard

How to Apply

Please fillout our online application form https://www.501commons.org/services/vol-mgmt-and-cohort-programs/springboard-application

Link to Opportunity

https://www.501commons.org/services/vol-mgmt-and-cohort-programs/springboard

Posted

10/16/2017

KEXP
Friends of KEXP is currently seeking applicants to join the KEXP Development Team! The KEXP Development Team is dedicated to building and nurturing philanthropic relationships with donors to the station, helping music-lovers and artists feel engaged in the KEXP Community, and communicating effectively about the ways KEXP enriches people’s lives by championing music and discovery.

Organization

KEXP

Website

http://www.kexp.org

More Info

Deadline to Apply

10/19/2017

Job Type

Full time

Description

The Development Coordinator is a full-time, non-exempt position responsible for supporting administrative as well as donor and listener support programs and experiences designed to increase awareness of and deepen participants’ relationships with KEXP. Additionally, this position will be responsible for ongoing support of KEXP fundraising drives. The ideal candidate possesses exemplary customer service skills and the ability to organize and perform a series of ongoing, detailed, and repeating administrative tasks, including database support.

KEXP is a Seattle-based non-commercial radio station and dynamic arts organization that provides rich music experiences on the air, online, and on the streets. More than 200,000 listeners from around the world tune in to the station each week over the air and online, and KEXP produces and broadcasts over 500 live performances each year.

KEXP’s programming staff of 40 DJs, who are widely recognized as experts in their field, present emerging artists alongside established bands. Both variety mix and specialty shows spotlight new sounds as well as long-time favorites from the Pacific Northwest, across the country, and around the world.

The compensation is competitive and the benefits are generous. KEXP’s studios and offices are located on the Seattle Center campus in the Lower Queen Anne area of Seattle.

Department: Development

Reports to: Stewardship Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Status: Regular, Full-Time

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Position Summary: The Development Coordinator supports the Development department’s Annual Giving and Major Giving programs and their commitment to excellent donor and listener customer service. This position performs a variety of functions that ensures a positive donor experience and supports the station’s fundraising goals by playing a key role in supporting the stewardship, cultivation and solicitation of KEXP donors. Providing exemplary service, this position frequently anticipates and exceeds donor and listener expectations by providing accurate and attentive database and donor record maintenance, donor communications, administrative functions, fundraising campaign support, and assistance with donor events.


Essential duties include, but are not limited to:

Provides exemplary and timely customer service to donors by phone, email and in person. Answers incoming calls and email to Donor Services during office hours, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

Maintains a goal of returning voicemail and unanswered email within 72 hours of receipt and is responsible for distributing donor inquiries to supervisors and other staff, as appropriate.

Supports Development team colleagues by providing administrative support and timely execution of donor communications, donor stewardship, thank you gift mailings, solicitations, gift processing, pledge reminders and campaign efforts spanning multiple channels.

Coordinates and performs regular database maintenance and donor record updates in multiple systems, including outreach for expired credit card numbers, non-deliverable email addresses, returned mail and duplicate accounts. Ensures accurate, up-to-date data about current and prospective donors is available to the Development team at all times; maintains strict confidentiality of all donor information.

Works with colleagues to develop, update, edit and implement Donor Services policies and procedures.

Completes renewal and gift increase processes for KEXP’s sustaining gift program, including annual rollovers of sustaining gifts, completing donor requests for increased gifts, thank you gift entry, and troubleshooting of problem accounts.

Works with Development, Information Services, and Admin colleagues to process gifts, correct gift processing errors, and ensure constituent information is recorded accurately.

Works with partner companies and KEXP donors to ensure timely fulfillment and verification of matching gift requests.

Accurately updates and maintains premium inventory tracking; processes staff merchandise request forms and distributes requests.

Coordinates and manages volunteers for donor services, mailing parties, various fundraising campaigns and other special projects as assigned and pertaining to Development team needs; hires and oversees Development Intern(s).

Provides support and assists with donor stewardship and outreach events, such as VIP concerts, donor parties and drive-related stewardship events as needed.

Provides Development team with research and creation of special data reporting projects as needed.

Supervises phone room, resolves donor inquiries, processes complex gifts, audits data entry and executes post-drive assignments and other related activities as needed during fundraising drives.

Manages projects as assigned and utilizes project management software to manage tasks, assignment and deadlines.

Schedules tours and donor visits for Annual Giving donors; coordinates staff to lead tours.

Supports morale and mood of fundraising drive staff and volunteers in order to create an effective fundraising atmosphere and successful drive.

Processes sweepstakes entries, winner selection and notification, and arranges prize delivery.


General Organizational Responsibilities:

Maintains thorough understanding of KEXP organizational policies, including employee handbook; follows policies and leads by example.

Ensures that all expenditures under the Development Coordinator purview are in line with and reported according to KEXP policies; meets all fiscal reporting deadlines as set forth by organization, including the timely submission of expense reports by self and all direct reports (if applicable).

Manages payroll submission for self and all direct reports (if applicable) in compliance with KEXP policies, including timely submission of payroll for processing and arranging appropriate coverage of payroll obligations while out of office.


Non-essential duties:

Assists with other organizational activities as directed.

Supervision Received: Position reports to the Stewardship Manager

Supervision Exercised: Directly supervises Development Interns and Donor Services volunteers.



Educational Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and at least one year of experience in a fundraising or business office; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed above.



Position Qualifications:

Demonstrated experience at navigating the complexities of donor relationships.
Experience with computerized database software.
High level of typing accuracy and speed
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and shows ability to learn new business software programs.
Must be able to work an irregular schedule, evenings or weekends as needed, and additional hours during peak times, as required.
Skillful in managing calendar according to weekly and monthly responsibilities, with flexibility and attention to deadlines.
Frequently moves supplies and/or equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
Outstanding attention to detail.
Commitment to maintain confidentiality and a high degree of accuracy.
Demonstrated ability to maintain awareness and understanding of the objective(s) during project and task execution.
Strong self-motivation and independence in carrying out responsibilities, organizing and prioritizing multiple tasks, and meeting deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills - both written and verbal - which transcend diverse audiences.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams, as well as provide consistent, high-quality service to a wide variety of internal and external constituents.
Demonstrated ability to maintain a professional demeanor, especially while working in a fast-paced environment of constant demands and frequent interruptions.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and promote a positive working environment, spirit of cooperation, and positive reactions to change and conflict resolution.
Deep knowledge, appreciation for, and understanding of KEXP programming and mission.
Ability to embody the community-oriented spirit of KEXP to both internal and external constituents.


Physical Requirements: Long periods of being in a stationary position; operating a computer and other office equipment; frequently moving to/from various work areas; frequently communicating by phone and email; frequently remaining in a stationary position during meetings, discerning meeting content, expressing oneself, and exchanging accurate information; frequently moving to/from off-site meeting and/or event locations; frequently moves supplies and/or equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.



Working Conditions: Primary location in typical business office environment, with frequent meetings and event attendance at a variety of off-site locations.



General sign-off:

The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to such policies.

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
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Compensation & Benefits: This position offers a pay range of $18-19 per hour (DOE) and a generous benefits package which includes medical/dental/vision coverage, participation in retirement plan options, and much more.

How to Apply

Apply Online: https://kexp.simplicant.com/jobs/25262-development-coordinator/detail

Link to Opportunity

https://kexp.simplicant.com/jobs/25262-development-coordinator/detail

Posted

10/16/2017

KEXP
KEXP is looking for a skilled event planner and multi-tasker to fill the role of Events Producer. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented professional with previous event planning, fundraising, and artist booking experience, as well as a passion for creating music experiences that deepen the connection of listeners to KEXP. The Events Producer will be responsible for planning, execution, and evaluation of assigned events, working closely with both internal and external stakeholders. This is a regular, full-time position.

Organization

KEXP

Website

http://www.kexp.org

More Info

Deadline to Apply

10/23/2017

Job Type

Full time

Description

KEXP is a Seattle-based non-commercial radio station and dynamic arts organization that provides rich music experiences on the air, online, and on the streets. More than 200,000 listeners from around the world tune in to the station each week over the air and online, and KEXP produces and broadcasts over 500 live performances each year.

KEXP’s programming staff of 40 DJs, who are widely recognized as experts in their field, present emerging artists alongside established bands. Both variety mix and specialty shows spotlight new sounds as well as long-time favorites from the Pacific Northwest, across the country, and around the world.

The compensation is competitive and the benefits are generous. KEXP’s studios and offices are located on the Seattle Center campus in the Lower Queen Anne area of Seattle.

Department: Events

Reports to: Events Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Status: Regular, Full-Time

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Position Summary: The Events Producer works as a member of the Events team to support ongoing event planning, execution, and evaluation of experiences designed to increase awareness of and deepen participants’ relationships with KEXP. Through events, the Events Producer builds and strengthens relationships with listeners, donors, and the general public, ensuring that KEXP’s stakeholders have meaningful experiences with the station.


Essential duties include, but are not limited to:

Works independently and in conjunction with the Events Manager and Events Team to plan and execute KEXP events and successfully activate KEXP public spaces. Programs include, but are not limited to, donor cultivation and stewardship experiences, concerts, public seminars, private events, lectures, rentals, and installations.

Leads events as assigned by Events Manager, providing detailed analysis of event performance through timely post-mortem reports.

Develops an event plan for each assigned event and uses budgeting, planning, and marketing tools to remain organized.

Ensures clear, accurate, professional, and timely communications with Events Manager and all KEXP stakeholders on assigned tasks and events.

Works with labels, artists, and DJs to book talent, create a program, and draft talking points/emcee notes for KEXP events.

Oversees the event budgets and provides post-event budget analysis reporting to ensure accurate budget management and works toward achieving or exceeding event revenue goals.

Coordinates detailed events logistics, including timeline, transportation/parking and security issues, selecting menus and décor, negotiating and retaining caterers and other vendors, and works with artists, managers, and record labels to meet hospitality requirements.

Takes into consideration all possible internal and external stakeholders and works in cooperation to develop various aspects of an event, including overall plan, theme, timeline, invitations, registration, final guest list, special guest requests, hospitality, and other areas as needed.

Recognizes the importance of donor, client partnership, and programing events, the difference between them, and what is required for each to ensure a successful event.

Collaborates and professionally communicates with KEXP partners outside the organization, including sponsors, venues, vendors, music industry representatives, artists and other nonprofits, and works to create, build, and strengthen relationships with those partners on behalf of KEXP.

Experience in working with stakeholders to create promotional pieces such as poster design, on-air copy, web page copy, info one sheet, and promo scheduling.

Communicates clearly, accurately, and professionally about events with KEXP staff, donors, invitees and guests, including invitations, event collateral materials, briefing materials and speaking points.

Prioritizes and attends all KEXP staff and Events Team related meetings as requested by the Events Manager and comes prepared with a positive attitude to fully participate and contribute.

Maintains an accurate inventory of all events equipment and supplies, including but not limited to wine, beer, plates, cutlery, napkins, decor, misc. party supplies and signage, and keeps the team updated on stock.

Supports the Annual Giving Team during fundraising drives and assists in gathering supplies and premiums, as needed.


General organizational responsibilities:

Maintains thorough understanding of KEXP organizational policies, including employee handbook; follows policies and leads by example.

Prioritizes all KEXP work and plans and schedules accordingly.

Ensures that all expenditures under the Events Producer’s purview are in line with and reported according to KEXP policies; meets all fiscal reporting deadlines as set forth by the organization, including the timely submission of expense reports by self and all direct reports (if applicable).

Manages payroll submission for self in compliance with KEXP policies, including timely submission of payroll for processing and arranging appropriate coverage of payroll obligations while out of office.


Supervision Received: Position reports to the Events Manager.



Supervision Exercised: Directly supervises volunteers and interns.



Educational Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and at least two to three years of fundraising and concert event production experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed above.



Position Qualifications:

Experience working with music venues, including booking, contracts, and negotiation.

Experience working with and negotiating contracts with artists, artist management, and labels.

Ability to negotiate catering contracts and be able to determine proper quantities of food and beverage while mindful of budget and waste.

Experience working with sponsors and providing recognition.

Experience planning or executing events for nonprofit donors, with appreciation of the varying audiences and formalities involved.

Must be able to work an irregular schedule including additional hours during peak times, evenings, weekends, and occasionally holidays as needed or required.

Valid Washington State Driver's License, as minimal local travel is required, with nights and weekend coverage at events.

Proficiency with desktop publishing software, Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Drive, broadcast email software, and database management.

Outstanding attention to detail.

Commitment to maintain confidentiality and a high degree of accuracy.

Ability to take initiative and use independent judgment within established policy and procedural guidelines.

Strong self-motivation and independence in carrying out responsibilities, organizing and prioritizing multiple tasks, and meeting deadlines.

Excellent interpersonal, presentation, relationship-building, and communication skills - both written and verbal - which transcend diverse audiences.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams, as well as provide consistent, high-quality service to a wide variety of internal and external constituents.

Demonstrated ability to maintain a professional and positive demeanor, especially while working in a fast-paced environment of constant demands and frequent interruptions.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and promote a positive working environment, spirit of cooperation, and positive reaction to change and conflict resolution.

Deep knowledge, appreciation for, and understanding of KEXP programming and mission.

Ability to embody the community-oriented spirit of KEXP to both internal and external constituents.


Physical Requirements: Long periods of being in a stationary position; operating a computer and other office equipment; frequently moving to/from various work areas; occasionally ascending/descending stairs; frequently communicating by phone and email; frequently meeting, discerning content, expressing oneself, and exchanging accurate information; frequently moving to/from off-site meeting and/or event locations; moving supplies and/or equipment weighing up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 20 pounds regularly.



Working Conditions: Primary location in typical business office environment, with frequent meetings and event attendance at a variety of off-site locations.



General sign-off:

The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to such policies.

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
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Compensation & Benefits: Annual salary of $48,000 and a generous benefits package which includes medical/dental/vision coverage, participation in retirement plan options, and much more.

How to Apply

Apply Online: https://kexp.simplicant.com/jobs/25296-events-producer/detail

Link to Opportunity

https://kexp.simplicant.com/jobs/25296-events-producer/detail

Posted

10/16/2017

The Hard Rock Cafe
The Hard Rock Cafe' is offering this position : Live Music Coordinator. High-volume restaurant in front of Pike Place Market, with multiple bars, large dining, and fun private events is looking for a ROCKSTAR like you! If you love music, create authentic if not memorable experiences, you may want to come and give this gig a shot!

More Info

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Coordinate all live music shows from load in to load out

RESPONSIBILITIES
Greet bands upon load in
Responsible for bands hospitality rider
Reconcile pre sold tickets with bands
Work door during shows
Responsible for cash box
Sell tickets
Handle Will Call List
Provide a recap of the show

QUALIFICATIONS
Passion for music
Knowledge of the Seattle music scene
Strong attention to detail
Team player with positive attitude
Strong verbal and communication skills

How to Apply

Online: https://www.barefootstudent.com/seattle/jobs/part_time/live_music_coordinator_1920306062

Link to Opportunity

https://www.barefootstudent.com/seattle/jobs/part_time/live_music_coordinator_1920306062

Posted

10/16/2017

CoCA
Gallery Management Internship at CoCA

Organization

CoCA

Website

www.cocaseattle.org

More Info

Judy Rayl

judy@cocaseattle.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Internship

Description

CoCA, The Center on Contemporary Art, has proudly served the Pacific Northwest as a catalyst and forum for contemporary art for 36 years. Our nonprofit gallery is in Pioneer Square in the vibrant and historic Tashiro Kaplan building. We are seeking an Intern for an exciting new role in support of our gallery operations.

Our Gallery Intern will learn the art of gallery management working alongside our Executive Director and our Volunteer Lead/ Board of Directors member. Internship length is 6-12 months. Time commitment is 12 hours per week.

CoCA’s Gallery Intern will learn new skills in a supportive, dynamic, and diverse environment. We will teach you hands-on gallery management, docent work, volunteer coordination, interviewing, and admin/computer skills. Our Gallery Intern will meet amazing local artists, curators, and art lovers.

The ideal CoCA Gallery Intern is accountable, inclusive, passionate about the art world, and invested in learning great communication. Although this is an uncompensated role, school credit is available. Email judy@cocaseattle.org for further information; please include your resume.

How to Apply

Email judy@cocaseattle.org for further information; please include your resume.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

10/16/2017

Modern Enterprises
Are you an artist working with light or partnering with technology? Seattle is going to be home to the first Video Mapping Festival in the nation. In October 2018 the Borealis Festival of Light will debut in Seattle. The festival is about a year out, but we are asking artists to join us and explore the possibilities. There will be an open call for artists, art and technology partnerships, community partnerships, video mapping and art installations.

Organization

Modern Enterprises

Website

www.marycoss.com http://www.modernenterprises.com/#home

More Info

Mary Coss

cossmary@gmail.com

206-769-1151

Deadline to Apply

10/22/2017

Description

Are you an artist working with light or partnering with technology? Seattle is going to be home to the first Video Mapping Festival in the nation. Modern Enterprises is partnering with Maxin10sity of Budapest to establish a new annual Seattle event, Borealis Festival of Light.

The festival is about a year out, but we are asking artists to join us and explore the possibilities. There will be an open call for artists, art and technology partnerships, community partnerships, video mapping and art installations. Join us to learn more about the festival and to find out how you can be involved. The open call will be posted in early 2018.

In October 2018 the Borealis Festival of Light will debut in Seattle. Based at the Museum of History and Industry on Lake Union, a new world of light and color will encompass South Lake Union for five nights October 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14, showcasing an international video mapping presentation and light art installations from Northwest and international artists.

How to Apply

Join us and meet the organizing artists

Location: MadArt 325 Westlake Ave N
When: Friday October 20, 2017 4-6pm

The Artist Call will be posted in early 2018

Link to Opportunity

Posted

10/16/2017

WomenCinemakers
WomenCinemakers is now accepting submissions from female filmmakers, directors and producers for its biennial edition. WomenCinemakers opens up a new space for women directors to share their powerful films and ideas, encouraging mutual exchange where the filmmakers and critics can converge to discuss the becoming of the film industry. Browsing through WomenCinemakers, you’ll find interviews and essays about emerging and established women filmmakers, reports from international film festival such as Cannes and Berlin, with a special look at female artists and professionals embracing leading roles in front of and behind the camera.

Organization

WomenCinemakers

Website

http://womencinemakers.com/

More Info

Francis L. Quettier

womencinemakers@berlin.com

6205386106

Fee to Apply

No application fees

Deadline to Apply

2/28/2018

Description

We are looking for shorts, documentaries and features written, directed or produced by women.
There are four categories that can be entered:

• Independent Cinema
• Documentary
• Dance Video
• Performance
• Experimental cinema

How to Apply

In order to submit your work to the WomenCinemakers Biennale please fill the following

application form: http://womencinemakers.com/submit.php

before February 28th. You can fill out our submission form or email us [womencinemakers@berlin.com] your proposal including a link to your video and a short description of your film.

DEADLINE February 28th, 2018

Link to Opportunity

http://womencinemakers.com/

Posted

10/16/2017

Seattle Art Museum
Calling all artists! SAM presents the second year of an experimental residency at the Olympic Sculpture Park in January and February 2018.

Organization

Seattle Art Museum

Website

http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/programs-and-learning/public-programs#win

More Info

Maggie O'Rourke

OSPResidency@SeattleArtMuseum.org

(206)748-9282

Deadline to Apply

11/17/2017

Description

The Seattle Art Museum presents the second year of an experimental residency at the Olympic Sculpture Park in January and February 2018. This residency is an exciting opportunity to activate the Olympic Sculpture Park during the winter season through innovative public programs. SAM is thrilled to collaborate with an artist on new creative ideas for engaging new audiences. The residency invites the selected artist to use the PACCAR Pavilion’s Art Lab space to rehearse, workshop, and realize projects associated with practices of performance, social sculpture, and collective participation. Projects must be related to the themes of art and environment, central to Olympic Sculpture Park programming. The two-month residency will result in two free public programs called Art Encounters on the evenings of January 26 and February 23 for an audience of approximately 200 people, for which the selected artist must be present and participate.

Collaboration is an essential component of this residency, especially between disciplines (artistic or otherwise). Each Art Encounter will feature the resident’s work using the Olympic Sculpture Park, and/or the art on view, as source material and will allow the audience to participate in the resident’s creative process. Residency projects may be entirely new or continuations of current or past projects. Applicants of diverse backgrounds and with socially engaged and community-based practices are encouraged to apply. Applicants may apply as an individual or as a collective. Please note all members of collective in the application.

The Seattle Art Museum will offer the resident an honorarium of $4000 that includes an artist fee and supplies. The resident is responsible for distributing payment to other cooperating artists, all of whom must be compensated for their participation. The Seattle Art Museum will provide access to the space during agreed times, public Wi-Fi, and electrical power. For each Art Encounter program, SAM will provide promotional, staff, and limited A/V support. The residency will be subject to a separate written agreement.

How to Apply

Visit the Seattle Art Museum website to review and fill out the Application, Guidelines, and Consent Form document. Applicants must provide the application, along with a resume or CV, and a way to observe their work. Deadline for submission is November 17, 2017. Applications received after this time will be disqualified.

Applications will be reviewed by an advisory panel of SAM representatives and local community partners and artists. Finalists will be invited to present their residency proposals to the panel in early December. A resident will be selected no later than December 15.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/programs-and-learning/public-programs#win

Posted

10/16/2017

Nordic Heritage Museum
The Annual Giving Coordinator is responsible for administering fund development initiatives for the Museum’s Annual and Endowment Campaigns and managing general membership, President’s Club membership, and the Nordic Legacy Circle planned giving programs.

Organization

Nordic Heritage Museum

Website

www.nordicmuseum.org

More Info

Michael Ide

michaeli@nordicmuseum.org

1206789570712

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Essential Job Functions
• Work with senior staff and committee members to develop annual, and endowment campaign strategies.
• Manage the Museum’s annual and endowment fund appeals; craft solicitations, identify recipients, produce mail merges, and oversee delivery; work with the marketing team as appropriate.
• Support initiatives to grow the Museum’s planned giving program.
• Conduct prospect research from external and internal sources; develop donor and prospect profiles.
• Administer matching gifts and workplace giving for annual and endowment funds; manage portals, maintain matching/soft credit records in Raiser’s Edge, draft acknowledgments, and provide status reports as needed.
• Utilizing the Museum’s information management and donor stewardship software (The Raiser’s Edge) manage all membership and gifts to the annual and endowment campaigns; process donations and commitments received, track pledge schedules, prepare gift acknowledgements, and maintain accurate records.
• Update Raiser’s Edge records on a consistent basis, including, but not limited to, address changes, relationships, document uploading, etc.
• Oversee reporting for all membership and annual and endowment campaigns, run queries and produce reports/lists as required.
• Develop and implement strategies to increase general and President’s Club membership, and secure retention goals.
• Prepare and distribute new member materials, membership renewals, track fulfillment of benefits, and respond to membership inquiries.
• Maintain and update general and President’s Club membership procedures, and advise on policies.
• Manage general and President’s Club membership events, and support the implementation of other fund development events (i.e. member openings, new member receptions) as assigned.
• Under the direction of the Deputy of External Affairs, provide leadership to the Membership Committee; schedule meetings, prepare and distribute meeting materials.
• On a monthly basis, perform reconciliations with Finance dept.
• Process, code and deposit incoming membership, annual fund and endowment gifts.
• Prepare briefing documents, agendas, meeting minutes, reports and other materials as necessary.
• Assist in the development of the Museum’s annual budget; track revenues and expenses for the Annual Fund, Endowment and membership.
• As a member of the Development team, represent the Museum at community events and meetings; build and maintain strong relationships with staff, trustees, donors, prospects, volunteers, and others.
• Assist team efforts to obtain sponsorship for major events, exhibitions, and programs.
• Support other development initiatives and special events as assigned.
Other Skills/Abilities
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects with high energy and strong problem-solving skills.
• Ability to effectively work under pressure, use independent judgment and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints.
• Ability to follow complex oral and written instructions; interpret and present information effectively.
• Excellent communication, effective listening and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to anticipate challenges, take initiative and provide solutions to achieve department and organization objectives.
• Must be able to quickly and accurately assess priorities.
• Proactive in meeting important deadlines.
• Highly organized and detail oriented.
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of extremely sensitive data, records, conversations.
• Excellent verbal, writing and editing skills: English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary.
• Adaptable to changing business situations and environments.
Requirements
• BA or equivalent and 3+ years' relevant development experience. Membership experience preferred.
• Occasional weekend and evening work.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook, Excel, Publisher, Access and PowerPoint. Raiser’s Edge or comparable fund development software.
• Proficient in PC platform
• Valid driver’s license
• Ability to lift 20lbs
• Ability to be seated/standing for extended periods

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

How to Apply

To apply: Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirement via email to hr@nordicmuseum.org
Incomplete applications will be not be considered.
Application Close Date: Open until filled. No phone calls, please.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

10/16/2017

City of Bellevue
The City of Bellevue seeks an artist, or artist team, to work with stakeholders, city staff and a transportation design team to create a series of integrated public artworks that utilize creative placemaking principles as part of the 130th Avenue NE Shopping Street streetscape (currently in design) in the BelRed Arts District.

Organization

City of Bellevue

Website

https://planning.bellevuewa.gov/community-development/arts-and-culture/public-art/

More Info

Scott MacDonald

smacdonald@bellevuewa.gov

425-452-4852

Deadline to Apply

11/6/2017

Description

The City of Bellevue seeks an artist, or artist team, to work with stakeholders, city staff and a transportation design team to create a series of integrated public artworks that utilize creative placemaking principles as part of the 130th Avenue NE Shopping Street streetscape (currently in design) in BelRed. BelRed is Bellevue’s designated Arts District with a majority of the artists, arts organizations and creative businesses within BelRed working within a few blocks. Sited at the entrance to the Shopping Street will be Sound Transit’s East Link Light Rail line with a station located from 130th to 132nd on Spring Boulevard. With disciplines ranging from dance to music to fabrication, along with an increasing presence of creative technology firms, the artist/artist team is expected to create a series of artworks that are innovative and representative of what this area is planned to be – a vibrant mixed-use district with art in public spaces and art being practiced and created. Design of the artwork will consider the design of the street corridor and work to create a unique and engaging streetscape. Through the themes within the artwork, integration of their artwork(s), the artist/artist team will be encouraged to utilize creative placemaking and to advocate, with the support of the Project Manager, for a streetscape design that incorporates these concepts.

SELECTION CRITERIA
The artist/artist team will be selected based on the following qualifications/criteria:
• Quality and strength of past work in application materials;
• Demonstrable experience with integrating artworks into infrastructure in broader civic projects;
• A command of creative placemaking, with a preference for experience with projects that address corridors and/or walkability, and an ability to respond to public spaces and to work with communities/stakeholders; and
• Availability to begin work in January 2018, attend Design Team meetings, and community meetings as needed.

How to Apply

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY 5:00 P.M. PST ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017. Materials must be sent to the attention of SCOTT MACDONALD, either:

• Via Dropbox or other file sharing service to
Scott MacDonald (smacdonald@bellevuewa.gov); or
• By hand at Bellevue City Hall Service First Desk (450 110th
Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004). Only thumb drives will
be accepted. If you would like your drive returned, include
a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

DO NOT SUBMIT A PROPOSAL AS PART OF THE APPLICATION. PROPOSALS, FOR THIS PROJECT OR OTHERS, WILL NOT BE SHOWN TO THE SELECTION PANEL.

Please submit the following items:
STATEMENT OF INTEREST
This should be a summary of your interest in the project and artistic focus and professional career, especially as your background relates to this project. Please discuss your availability and capacity during the project time frame. If you are a team, please include a brief statement that identifies the team lead, member responsibilities, and provide the official name under which the team will be conducting business. One (1) page limit (PDF preferred).

RESUME
Not to exceed three (3) pages of relevant professional experience for an individual application. If you are applying as a team, please include your team/studio resume. If that is not available, please combine the individual resumes (one right after the other) of each team member into one document not to exceed four (4) pages (PDF preferred).

DIGITAL WORK SAMPLES
Submit up to ten images of built past work samples (no proposals or composites) per application (teams submit ten images total) that best illustrate your qualifications for this project. Images will be projected one at a time in a PowerPoint presentation for the selection panel to review. JPEG files only; images must be 1920 pixels on the longest side, at least 72 dpi, and less than 2MB in size. Submitted images are very important and should accurately represent the quality and character of your work. If submitting video in the place of a digital image, the video clip should not be more than one minute long.

WORK SAMPLE DESCRIPTIONS
For each digital work sample submitted, provide a description with the title of the artwork or project, completion date, medium, dimensions, project location, commissioning agency, and budget. Also include a brief description (75 words or less) of each sample work. If a work sample is from a civic project, please briefly describe how you worked with the design team and how the artwork responds to the broader project’s goals (PDF preferred).

REFERENCES
Submit three professional references. References will only be contacted if an artist/artist team is selected as a finalist. References will be asked about the artist’s/artist team’s ability to meet deadlines, manage budgets, materials use, and how they worked with a design team within a broader civic project, if applicable. At least one reference is required from a past project where the artist/artist team worked with a design team within a broader civic project (PDF preferred).

Link to Opportunity

https://planning.bellevuewa.gov/community-development/arts-and-culture/public-art/

Posted

10/16/2017

Blanton Turner
Looking for Seattle Makers and Artisans

Organization

Blanton Turner

Website

www.blantonturner.com

More Info

Reed Dunn

rdunn@blantonturner.com

2069731983

Fee to Apply

Free to apply, participate

Deadline to Apply

10/27/2017

Description

We are now accepting applications for the second-annual Holiday Pop-Up Market at Broadway Market as part of Shop Small Saturday in the heart of Capitol Hill. The event will feature a curated group of about 20 artisans and crafters selling gifts and merchandise with a focus on holiday gift giving.

The one-day event is advertised in local media and online, drawing an audience of buyers into the common spaces of Broadway Market (home of QFC).

The event is planned for Saturday, November 25, 2017.

How to Apply

Send your contact information, product description(s) and a link to your online store, if applicable, to Reed Dunn at rdunn@blantonturner.com by 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, for consideration.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

10/16/2017

12th Avenue Arts Gallery
12 Avenue Arts Gallery is seeking 4 -5 artists to participate in our winter show scheduled for November 9th 2017.

Organization

12th Avenue Arts Gallery

More Info

gallery@capitolhillhousing.org

Fee to Apply

0

Deadline to Apply

10/19/2017

Description

Call to Artists
12 Avenue Arts Gallery is seeking 4 -5 artists to participate in our winter show scheduled for November 9th 2017.
Interested artist should submit your work no later than October 16th and follow the submission guidelines below electronically with a proposal for exhibition to gallery@capitolhillhousing.org including:

(1) Artist’s biography / statement
(2) Samples of work submitted for consideration

About the Gallery
The 12th Avenue Arts Gallery is located on the second-floor hallway in the 12 Ave Arts.
The Gallery’s Committee selects works and collections for exhibition. We host approximately 4-5 shows annually including local individuals and groups. We have a standing Call to Artists who wish to submit their works for consideration.

How to Apply

Terms
To sell work, artists may put up contact information and pricing. 12 Ave Arts neither coordinates any sales nor takes a portion of the sale proceeds. Artists must sign a CHH Hold Harmless agreement. The Gallery Committee is under no obligation to provide the artist or group with an explanation as to why their submission was accepted or rejected. Please be aware that artists will not be responsible for the installation & de-installation as we have a professional curator to hang your artwork.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

10/16/2017

apexart
Open call for exhibition proposals

Organization

apexart

Website

https://apexart.org/opencalls.php?utm_source=seattlearts&utm_medium=comp&utm_campaign=nyc18

More Info

Elizabeth Larison

elizabeth.larison@apexart.org

212-431-5270

Fee to Apply

none

Deadline to Apply

11/1/2017

Description

DEADLINE: October 31, 2017

apexart will accept exhibition proposals from October 1 - 31, 2017. Three top rated proposals will become exhibitions presented at apexart in New York City as part of its 2018-2019 program season. Curators, artists, writers, and creative individuals, regardless of experience level, art world involvement, and location, are invited to submit ideas online. There are no fees associated.

• The Submission Process: Proposals should describe focused, idea-driven, and original group exhibitions. They cannot exceed 500 words and must be written in English.* No biographical information, CVs, links, or images accepted - just describe the exhibition you want to create using 500 words or less as effectively as possible. Projects are judged by the strength of the exhibition idea and the organizer's ability to communicate it.


• The Selection Process: apexart exhibitions attempt to expand the selection process by making it as democratic and meritocratic as possible. A diverse and changing jury of 200 people from around the world participate in a crowdsourced voting process. Each juror receives a dedicated login to read and register votes online for 50 or more proposals. Proposals are anonymous, reordered, and all receive equal consideration by the jury.

• The Results: The organizers of the three top rated proposals are notified that their exhibitions will be part of apexart’s upcoming season. The organizers/curators are allotted a $10,000 budget to produce an apexart exhibition and accompanying public programming. The organizer/curator receives a $2,000 honorarium for coordinating the exhibition and public programs, and writing the exhibition brochure essay at the conclusion of the exhibition. The guest organizers/curators work closely with the apexart team to turn their ideas into apexart exhibitions and retain the original concept.


To submit an exhibition proposal to the open call, visit apexart.org/opencalls.php.


*Juror guidelines state that consideration must be made for submissions by non-native English speakers regarding issues of spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure.

How to Apply

Visit our site, and submit an exhibition proposal of 500 words or less.

Link to Opportunity

https://apexart.org/opencalls.php?utm_source=seattlearts&utm_medium=comp&utm_campaign=nyc18

Posted

9/29/2017

Seattle Opera
Seattle Opera is accepting applications for the position of Facilities Manager. This is a full-time, exempt position. This position reports to CFO/COO.

Organization

Seattle Opera

Website

www.seattleopera.org

More Info

Nancy Vive

nancy.vive@seattleopera.org

206-676-5521

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Facilities Manager

Seattle Opera is accepting applications for the position of Facilities Manager. This is a full-time, exempt position. This position reports to CFO/COO.

BASIC FUNCTION: The Facilities Manager is responsible for all aspects of facility management. This position is responsible for assessing, addressing, and coordinating building maintenance, upkeep, and general needs with staff and other outside vendors.

Oversees and insures that all Facilities projects are executed in a timely manner and that critical deadlines are met in a consistent and orderly fashion. This oversight over the opera facilities includes the physical building, telephones, supplies, office equipment, building security, safety, janitorial needs, as well as, other needs and concerns identified by the CFO/COO.


PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

· Work with the external Project Management team to manage construction of the new Seattle Opera headquarter at Seattle Center (Seattle Opera at the Center or SOATC). Primary responsibility for managing the company's move into the SOATC location.
· Supports in planning and strategies for all future Facilities needs.
· Insures compliance with all applicable health, safety and building codes.
· Prioritizes, assigns and oversees daily maintenance projects.
· Managing and negotiating outside vendor contracts in relation to facilities.
· Keeps books on expenses and revenues for all Facility/Operation Department projects. Routes approvals of check requests. Reconciles these books with the Accounting Department's General Ledger, and provides reports to the CFO/COO.
· Distributes and tracks Purchase Orders for all Facility Department purchases. Proofs all P.O.'s that go through the department, and route for approval. Provides information and answer questions on P.O.'s for the CFO/COO.
· Oversees and insures that all Facilities Department records, policies, and programs are kept up to date and applicable to current conditions. This includes all existing schedules, calendars, drawings, permits, notes, memos, and other project documentation.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Demonstrated facility management experience.
• Experience and knowledge of HVAC systems.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and also work as a member of the team.
• Ability to work under deadlines and multi tasking.
• Able to demonstrate advanced technical knowledge of the repair and maintenance of commercial buildings, related equipment, and systems including but not limited to electrical, plumbing, mechanical systems, and building materials
• Efficient and effective in project management, time management, organization planning and prioritizing work.
• Familiar with OSHA, WISHA and DOSH regulations
• Proficient computer skills including Microsoft office and Outlook programs.

How to Apply


Contact:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by email to jobs@seattleopera.org or by mail to Seattle Opera, Attn: Facilities Manager, or mail to 1020 John Street, Seattle, WA 98109.

Link to Opportunity

www.seattleopera.org

Posted

9/29/2017

Pike Place Market
Under the general direction of the Daystall & Arts Program Manager, the Daystall Program Coordinator I has the primary responsibility of helping with management of daily Craft & Farm table rentals, and supporting smooth daily Daystall operations, including tenant support and rules enforcement. This position is an active team member of the Daystall Department/Farm Department team.

Organization

Pike Place Market

Website

pikeplacemarket.org

More Info

Erica Bates

erica@pikeplacemarket.org

206-774-5248

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description


SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS):

1.Responsible for the daily table rentals and operations of the Market
daystalls.

2.Work as a member of the Daystall team by performing daily Market Master duties such as farm and crafts table assignments, craft roll call and rules compliance rounds.

3.Maintain close communication with all farmers, craftspeople, and buskers to inform them of relevant Market matters.

4.Provide assistance and support to the Sr. Market Master/Daystall Manager as part of the Daystall team.

5.Help manage and update records for Daystall Department, including annual Craft and Busker permitting.

6.Assist as needed with program activities including annual rule review, studio inspections, craft screenings, vendor recruitment, vendor business education offerings, and special events.


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES:

The ability to work with diverse and independent individuals, balance support and enforcement functions, and multitask effectively in a dynamic workplace.


QUALIFICATIONS:

•B.A. or H.S. Diploma plus college coursework in business, communication, or work/life equivalent.
•Strong group leadership skills or demonstrated potential to grow in that capacity.
•Experience or aptitude in event and program planning and execution.
•Strong working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Outlook & the Internet.
•Experience in dealing with the public and the ability to maintain professional boundaries.
•Excellent interpersonal skills, articulate and tactful, conflict resolution; ability to work effectively both independently and in team settings.
•Background or demonstrated interest in any of the following a plus: arts, crafts, business of selling arts or crafts (including arts, crafts or farmers markets), understanding of various techniques of artistic or craft production.
•Valid driver’s license and experience driving a box van truck recommended.


OPERATING ENVRIONMENT:

•Position requires ability to work both in a structured office setting and in outdoor Market settings in all seasons.
•Requires lifting up to 75 lbs on a regular basis.
•Requires daily walking through the Market a minimum of 3 miles per day.
•Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, weekends, and holidays.

COMPENSATION:
Starting Salary Range: DOE. Benefits include employer-paid medical, dental, term life, and LTD insurance for employee, with Section 125 Plan for un-reimbursed medical/dependent care costs. Pension plan offered after one year and deferred comp plan available immediately.

How to Apply

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Submit resume, and Cover letter in one of the following manners: Fax to (206) 625-0646, email to erica@pikeplacemarket.org or by mail: Pike Place Market PDA, Attn: Human Resources, 85 Pike Street, Room 500, Seattle, WA 98101, or apply in person. The position will be opened until filled.

Link to Opportunity

http://pikeplacemarket.org/employment-opportunities

Posted

9/29/2017

Teatro ZinZanni
The Lighting Substitute operates the lighting system on a substitute basis, when the lighting supervisor cannot. This person is responsible for the care and maintenance of the lighting equipment as needed, when repairs are necessary for the operation of the show they are running. Lighting Substitute trains with the Lighting Supervisor to be able to successfully run the lighting console for the show. Lighting Substitute may also be asked to create a lighting plot for special events, as needed. Position begins in Sept. 2017.

Organization

Teatro ZinZanni

Website

teatrozinzanni.com

More Info

Debbie Scott

dscott@zinzanni.com

2062817788

Deadline to Apply

10/15/2017

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Lighting Substitute operates the lighting system on a substitute basis, when the lighting supervisor cannot. This person is responsible for the care and maintenance of the lighting equipment as needed, when repairs are necessary for the operation of the show they are running. Lighting Substitute trains with the Lighting Supervisor to be able to successfully run the lighting console for the show. Lighting Substitute may also be asked to create a lighting plot for special events, as needed. Position begins in Sept. 2017.

SHOW SUMMARY
Teatro ZinZanni presents a full evening of entertainment, combining cirque artists, European cabaret, contortionists, jugglers and illusionists with live music and a gourmet multi-course meal. Set in an antique jewel box tent imported from Belgium ""Love, Chaos and Dinner” is located in Marymoor Park.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Responsibilities:
• Trains with the Lighting Supervisor on the operation of the lighting console for each show, as needed
• Operates the lighting console for specific shows, as decided by the PSM
• Makes adjustments to cue lists and programming, as necessitated by the show
• Program and operate intelligent/conventional lighting console for shows as needed
• Responsible for quality control, some maintenance and repair of lighting equipment
• Maintains the integrity of the lighting design while the Lighting Supervisor is out
• Maintains notes system for the Lighting Supervisor, ensuring they receive any/all notes about changes to the show while they were out
• Ensures that company safety guidelines are followed and implemented on site
• Keeps the lighting booth clean and organized
• Promotes positive team atmosphere onsite
• Attends rehearsal as requested by the PSM or Lighting Designer
• Attends meetings as needed
• Stays current with new and developing trends in the lighting industry



MEASURABLE STANDARDS
• Must perform in a professional manner at all times, maintaining a positive attitude and providing positive “public relations.”
• Accountable. Able to be present and on time for meetings, rehearsal and show calls.
• Able to provide timely completion of duties: meet deadlines. Knows when to issue request for assistance when appropriate.
• Ability to work and communicate well with all types of staff utilizing voice mail, email, computers, fax machines, copiers, and proper use of memos and other office communications.
• Ability to work well under pressure and be able to meet deadlines while maintaining a high degree of accuracy.
• Must be able to maintain confidences.
• Considerable ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
• Respectful of the rights of others.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Essential minimum skills, education, and experience:
• 3 years professional stage lighting experience
• Ability to program and operate various conventional and intelligent lighting consoles
• Proficient in Ion lighting software, moving light consoles, moving light and scroller fixtures, troubleshooting, and repairs
• MIDI a plus
• Knowledge of theatrical dimming systems and electrical system basics
• Patient
• Calm presence
• Works well collaborating with people
• Ability to lead others
• Excellent eye for detail
• Knowledge of technical production
• Ability to articulate and communicate technical problems
• Able and willing to work additional hours
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
• Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel computer programs
• Able to lift 60 lbs.

WORKING CONDITIONS/ENVIRONMENT
Works in a performance environment. Position deals directly with the cast, band, and restaurant staff and customers. Primary show schedule is Wednesday through Sunday. Lighting substitute runs shows as needed. Schedule is organized by the PSM, in collaboration with Lighting Supervisor and Lighting Substitute.

Call times are: Wednesday-Saturday: 3pm -11pm, Sundays: 2pm to 10pm as the work/show schedule require.

The primary schedule will change due to show calendar revisions/ticket sales. Changeovers and holidays will require additional hours and/or days.

NOTES AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

For all shows, must wear “dress blacks” as approved by Costume Designer and Production Stage Manager. Must have a professional appearance.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to production-jobs@zinzanni.com

Link to Opportunity

https://zinzanni.com/seattle/jobs

Posted

9/29/2017

Teatro ZinZanni
WARDROBE SUB over hire position available at TZZ Touring (Teatro ZinZanni). The Wardrobe Substitute is responsible for all wardrobe related needs for performances, including but not limited to costume maintenance & repairs, laundry, dry-cleaning prep, pre-show preparation, performer dressing assistance, quick changes, make up and wig application & maintenance. The Sub fills in when the Wardrobe Lead is not scheduled and attends to performers and waitstaff laundering repairs one day a week on an established regular basis. Training days are pre-planned in advance of every new Show changeover. This position is a part time position. Teatro ZinZanni operates under the IATSE Theatrical Wardrobe Union.

Organization

Teatro ZinZanni

Website

teatrozinzanni.com

More Info

Debbie Scott

dscott@zinzanni.com

2062817788

Deadline to Apply

10/13/2017

Job Type

Part time

Description

POSITION SUMMARY
WARDROBE SUB over hire position available at TZZ Touring (Teatro ZinZanni). The Wardrobe Substitute is responsible for all wardrobe related needs for performances, including but not limited to costume maintenance & repairs, laundry, dry-cleaning prep, pre-show preparation, performer dressing assistance, quick changes, make up and wig application & maintenance. The Sub fills in when the Wardrobe Lead is not scheduled and attends to performers and waitstaff laundering repairs one day a week on an established regular basis. Training days are pre-planned in advance of every new Show changeover. This position is a part time position. Teatro ZinZanni operates under the IATSE Theatrical Wardrobe Union.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Responsibilities:

• Assist performers with all costume changes, as needed, including corset tying/lacing, wig attachment and quick changes.

• Prepare wardrobe, wigs, facial hair and make up items and dress performers used in offsite appearances or performances.

• Report clear and concise notes to Costume Shop Manager and Wardrobe Lead.

• Responsible for completion of Show Notes, as delegated

• Maintain laundry rotation for cast, crew, staff and band as needed as the sub.

• Clean dressing room counters/mirrors and Green Room, maintaining nightly when needed per shift.

• Maintain order and cleanliness of Wardrobe Room while working.

• Work closely with the Stage Manager and Back Stage Manager as needed on the show to facilitate smooth show operations.

• Perform outlined duties with the highest degree of quality service
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as required



Measurable Standards:
• Provide updates and maintenance of all wardrobe related records and lists during show run and make sure the Wardrobe Lead has those notes
• Excellent communication with Shop Manager and Wardrobe Lead regarding any and all wardrobe related needs or problems
• Motivated, reliable and a team player
• Able to handle stressful situations in a calm, collected manner


QUALIFICATIONS
• Excellent communication and people skills
• Has 2 years past Dressing experience
• Works well independently and with others
• Excellent sewing and costume repair skills
• Excellent eye for detail
• Basic Wig and Make Up skills
• Responsible, organized and maintains acceptable workspace cleanliness
• Responds to challenges and learns quickly
• Good computer knowledge in Word, Excel and Google docs
• Drivers license
• Able to lift and move 30lbs on a daily bases
• Has adequate hand strength for dressing performers


WORKING CONDITIONS/ENVIRONMENT
Works in a theatrical environment.
Primary schedule as show sub-dresser will be one regular day a week (Monday) for general maintenance work including costume repairs and laundering needs.
The show evening schedule is standardly 2:30 pm - 11:00 pm on show nights, to be scheduled when needed by the wardrobe lead.

How to Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to production-jobs@zinzanni.com

Link to Opportunity

https://zinzanni.com/seattle/jobs

Posted

9/29/2017

Endolyne Children's Choir
Children’s Choir Director for Debut (K-2) and Encore (3-5) choirs. Less than part-time work, based in West Seattle.

Organization

Endolyne Children's Choir

Website

http://endolynechoir.org/

More Info

Kathleen L.

endolyneboard@gmail.com

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Lead a one-hour rehearsal per week for each of these two ensembles:
Debut Choir (K - 2nd grades; approx. 20-25 members) and Encore Choir
(3rd - 5th grades; approx. 15-20 members.) Both choirs rehearse on
Tuesdays: Debut, from 4:30-5:30; Encore, from 5:45-6:45.
 Manage programming, scheduling and general organization for both
Debut and Encore Choirs. This includes maintaining a music education
and performance program to benefit our members and our organization.
Repertoire to include traditional children’s choral music, classical and folk
songs, and simply-staged musicals.
 Maintain strong relationships with our members, their families, staff, and
the Board of Directors.
 Actively participate with our Board of Directors in promoting and
developing our organization. Attend monthly Board meetings. Network
and nurture relationships within the arts community.
 Follow and adhere to the Choir’s Vision, Mission and Guiding Principles
(attached.)

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to endolyneboard@gmail.com or via mail to:

Endolyne Children’s Choir
Attn. Board of Directors
3050 California Ave SW
Seattle, Wa 98116

Link to Opportunity

Posted

9/29/2017

Seattle Opera
The Tour Coordinator is responsible for supporting a number of programs and projects that are generally designed to engage individuals and groups with opera through performance-related events. .

Organization

Seattle Opera

Website

www.seattleopera.org

More Info

Nancy Vive

nancy.vive@seattleopera.org

206-676-5521

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

This position is tasked with supporting all aspects of the Education Department’s touring programs, including the Youth Opera Project, the School Tour Program, Community Previews, Teen Vocal Studio, Artful Aging, and others, and will:
• Work with Seattle Opera staff to maintain maximum effectiveness of programs
• Coordinate Teaching Artist and Performing Artist assignments and participate in planning meetings for program implementation
• Administer registrations
• Act as the Education Department on-site liaison and facilitator for all touring programs, performances, and related events.
• Coordinate with venues to schedule rehearsals, performances, and events
• Prepare learning and support materials for programs
• Identify existing needs and emerging priorities for creative community programs to provide efficient support systems for teaching artists and students, and to ensure effective program development in concordance with Seattle Opera’s Long Range Plan
• Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
Experience working with young people
Knowledge of opera and/or performing arts education
Ability to read music
Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of social justice and racial equity
Excellent communication skills (writing and speaking)
Stage Management and/or Project Management experience a plus

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be able to work nights and weekends
Position requires incumbent to lift 40 pounds or more with or without assistance
Valid driver license, and a clean driving record
Able and willing to drive a rental vehicle to performance venues across Washington state to support touring programs

COMPENSATION
Salary DOE. Seattle Opera offers a generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.

This position is tasked with supporting all aspects of the Education Department’s touring programs, including the Youth Opera Project, the School Tour Program, Community Previews, Teen Vocal Studio, Artful Aging, and others, and will:
• Work with Seattle Opera staff to maintain maximum effectiveness of programs
• Coordinate Teaching Artist and Performing Artist assignments and participate in planning meetings for program implementation
• Administer registrations
• Act as the Education Department on-site liaison and facilitator for all touring programs, performances, and related events.
• Coordinate with venues to schedule rehearsals, performances, and events
• Prepare learning and support materials for programs
• Identify existing needs and emerging priorities for creative community programs to provide efficient support systems for teaching artists and students, and to ensure effective program development in concordance with Seattle Opera’s Long Range Plan
• Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
Experience working with young people
Knowledge of opera and/or performing arts education
Ability to read music
Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of social justice and racial equity
Excellent communication skills (writing and speaking)
Stage Management and/or Project Management experience a plus

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be able to work nights and weekends
Position requires incumbent to lift 40 pounds or more with or without assistance
Valid driver license, and a clean driving record
Able and willing to drive a rental vehicle to performance venues across Washington state to support touring programs

COMPENSATION
Salary DOE. Seattle Opera offers a generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.


How to Apply

CONTACT
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@seattleopera.org with “Tour Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls please. Seattle Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Seattle Opera is an equal opportunity employer

Link to Opportunity

https://seattleopera.org/globalassets/downloads/job-descriptions/tour-coordinator.pdf

Posted

9/29/2017

Seattle Opera
The School Programs Manager is responsible for cultivating Seattle Opera’s relationships with PreK-12 educators and educational institutions by developing and supervising the implementation of program content, classroom enrichment, and teacher resources. The School Programs Manager will be responsible for guiding growth for existing programs and spearheading new programs that respond to students’ and teachers’ needs and fulfill elements of Seattle Opera’s mission and strategic plan.

Organization

Seattle Opera

Website

www.seattleopera.org

More Info

Nancy Vive

jobs@seattleopera.org

206-676-5521

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

SCHOOL PROGRAMS MANAGER
Seattle Opera is accepting applications for the position of School Programs Manager. This is a full-time, exempt position. This position reports to Director of Education & Community Engagement.

DEPARTMENT Education & Community Engagement
SEATTLE OPERA’S MISSION
By drawing our community together and by offering opera’s unique fusion of music can drama, we create life-enhancing experiences that speak deeply to people’s hearts and minds.
Seattle Opera’s department of Education & Community Engagement enhances the company’s mainstage productions, and extends the company’s civic impact by providing a relevant cultural service to communities throughout Washington State. Through these programs and services, Seattle Opera serves communities for whom opera has been largely irrelevant or inaccessible; collaborates with cultural and community service organizations throughout the region; and advances the development of opera, providing a variety of ways for the art form of opera to resonate with people of diverse backgrounds, ethnicities, ages, and interests. These programs are generally designed to engage individuals, families, and groups in discovering and exploring the many facets of opera by reflecting and inspiring creativity, fostering lifelong learning, providing multiple entry points to the world of opera, and facilitating meaningful dialogue.
SCOPE AND PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
The School Programs Manager is responsible for cultivating Seattle Opera’s relationships with PreK-12 educators and educational institutions by developing and supervising the implementation of program content, classroom enrichment, and teacher resources. The School Programs Manager will be responsible for guiding growth for existing programs and spearheading new programs that respond to students’ and teachers’ needs and fulfill elements of Seattle Opera’s mission and strategic plan.
The ideal individual will possess initiative, a collaborative spirit, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to handle multiple programs and projects of varying natures simultaneously. Success in this role requires someone who is imaginative, highly motivated and who can work in a self-directed manner.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Lead the growth, development, and curriculum/implementation of opera and multi-arts learning programs for students and teachers, including but not limited to:
o Opera Time single visits and residencies
o Experience Opera
o School Opera Tours
o Opera Forum
o Professional Development Workshops for Educators
• Build and foster relationships with educators, school administrators, and parent/teacher organizations
• Spearhead new programs for PreK-12 students and teachers in collaboration with the Director of Education & Community Engagement
• Assist the Director of Education & Community Engagement with commissioning new works for schools
• Create study guides for touring shows and dress rehearsals (Experience Opera)
• Select creative teams and singers for school touring shows
• Engage and train staff, artists, and external partners to deliver programs
• In collaboration with the Education & Community Engagement Team, design and implement Professional Development workshops for teaching artists and educators
• Serve as the department’s primary contact for schools and educators
• Provide instruction for school programs, as needed
• Create and maintain ongoing program assessment tools and strategies
• Manage program budgets and expenses
• Other duties as assigned
SUPERVISION RECEIVED
FLSA STATUS This is a Full-time exempt position.
QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS
• Master’s Degree in K-12 Music Education, Vocal Performance, Choral Conducting, or similar
• Minimum 7 years successful experience teaching classroom general/choral music
• Knowledge of opera, music theatre, and choral repertoire
• Curriculum design & implementation
• Piano proficiency
• Comprehensive knowledge of K-12 choral repertoire
• Collaborative individual with strong inter-personal skills
• Familiarity with various music and multi-arts education methods, e.g. Kodaly, Orff, Dalcroze
• Knowledge of Common Core and Interdisciplinary Arts curriculum (Arts Integration)
• Informed and conversant in music education research
• Excellent presentation skills
• Successful experience supervising professional staff, volunteers, and students
• Cultural sensitivity, with a commitment to arts advocacy and providing equitable access to the arts
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to work some nights and weekends.
Position requires incumbent to lift 40 pounds or more on and occasional basis — with or without assistance.
Position requires reliable personal transportation beyond the scope of existing public transportation.
COMPENSATION
Salary DOE. Seattle Opera offers a generous benefit package including medical, vision, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as paid vacation, holidays and sick leave.


How to Apply

CONTACT
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by email to jobs@seattleopera.org with “School Programs Manager” in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

https://seattleopera.org/globalassets/downloads/job-descriptions/school-programs-manager.pdf

Posted

9/29/2017

SIFF
The Youth Programs Coordinator will expand the bandwidth for SIFF Education to serve more youth through focused coordination at SIFF venues and community outreach, increased grant writing specific to education, and coordination support with school and community events.

Organization

SIFF

Website

www.siff.net

More Info

siffjobs@siff.net

2064645830

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

SIFF's mission is to create experiences that bring people together to discover extraordinary films from around the world. It is through the art of cinema that we foster a community that is more informed, aware, and alive.

OVERVIEW AND IMPACT:
The Youth Programs Coordinator will expand the bandwidth for SIFF Education to serve more youth through focused coordination at SIFF venues and community outreach, increased grant writing specific to education, and coordination support with school and community events.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

EDUCATION
 Oversee and administer SIFF’s Camps (at least seven annually) including:
o Communication with Parents
o Facilitating Student Arrival/Departure
o Technical Support of Camp Instructors
o Food Preparation
 Oversee and administer all Crash Kids and Crash Student programming including:
o Confirming mentors
o Gathering student information
o Determining filmmaking groups
o Hosting the event throughout the day
 Cultivate meaningful outreach with organizations in diverse communities to begin taking programs out across Seattle
 Collaborate on additional education programming ideas
 Maintain the classroom computer lab equipment (cameras, computers, and accessories)
 Assist with the creation of class surveys to gather information and feedback from class participants
 Assist with sponsor acknowledgement and thank-yous at educational programming events
 Assist with ideas and administer onsite SIFF’s Festival Forums programming held during the Seattle International Film Festival
 Other duties as required

DEVELOPMENT / MARKETING SUPPORT
 Write grants, in collaboration with SIFF Development, for SIFF Education with an expectation of at least 3 grants per month based on youth-specific program or general education program funding
 Assist in the creation of education website pages
 Assist with Education Marketing for program outreach through creating videos that showcase upcoming events/programs as well as additional web promotion as requested

SCHOOL ENGAGEMENTS
 Assist with School Visits for visiting and local filmmakers through school outreach in collaboration with Education Manager
 Administer School Screenings through promoting to schools, communicating with teachers, and planning the presentation at a SIFF Cinema or school location
 Other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends
 Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred
 Excellent oral and written communication skills
 Experience teaching youth formally and/or informally
 Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel
 Extremely organized and self-motivated
 Experience with non-profit grant writing and fundraising for youth programs
 Experience in creating racially equitable programming and developing meaningful communication and programming in collaboration with diverse community partners
 One to two years volunteer management experience
 Possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record
 Ability to work as part of team, ability to work in high stress situations
 Possess a good sense of humor
 Experience with Bilingual opportunities preferred
 Experience with Filemaker Pro Database Software preferred

How to Apply

Email letter of interest and resume to siffjobs@siff.net indicating Youth Programs Coordinator in the subject line.

SIFF is an equal opportunity employer. We seek to hire candidates that reflect the cultural diversity of our community. We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment free from unlawful discrimination as is consistent with our commitment to diversity, respect, and inclusion. Consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws, SIFF provides all employees and applicants with equal opportunity in all aspects of the employment relationship.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.siff.net/Documents/2017_HRSIFFJobs_YouthProgramsCoordinator.pdf

Posted

9/29/2017

Henry Art Gallery
is responsible for all aspects of facility management. This position is responsible for assessing, addressing, and coordinating building maintenance, upkeep, and general needs with University of Washington staff and other outside vendors.

Organization

Henry Art Gallery

Website

www.henryart.org

More Info

Lisa Anderson

lisa@henryart.org

2062215351

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

ABOUT THE HENRY: The Henry Art Gallery was founded as Washington State’s first art museum in 1926, by Seattle entrepreneur Horace C. Henry, on the principle that art stimulates inquiry, fosters knowledge, and builds healthy communities. Located on the campus of the University of Washington (UW), Seattle, the Henry is internationally recognized as a pioneer in the research and presentation of contemporary art. The Henry’s facility is 46,200 sq ft, including the historic founder’s 1927 building designed by Carl F. Gould and the 1997 addition designed by award-winning architect Charles Gwathmey.

The mission of the Henry is to advance contemporary art, artists, and ideas. With a permanent collection of over 26,000 objects (including photographs, videos, paintings, works on paper, ceramics, costumes, and textiles), the Reed Collection Study Center, and a location on the University of Washington (UW) campus, the Henry is a key cultural resource and training ground in the visual arts for K–20 students, scholars, artists, and general audiences of all ages. Core values include collaboration, diversity and inclusion, risk-taking, transparency, accountability, excellence, and service.

POSITION PURPOSE: The Facilities Manager at the Henry Art Gallery is responsible for all aspects of facility management. This position is responsible for assessing, addressing, and coordinating building maintenance, upkeep, and general needs with University of Washington staff and other outside vendors.

STATUS: Henry Gallery Association Employee

REPORTS TO: Visitor Experience Manager

SCHEDULE: 32 hours per week, with ability to set own schedule. Benefits eligible.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Facilities Management:
• Conducting Regular walk through of facility and grounds to ensure safety of visitors, staff, and art.
• Serving as liaison with UW Facility Services, UW Physical Plant, and private contractors for repair and maintenance of museum facilities.
• Overseeing and coordinating capital repairs and special projects that require UW and/or subcontractor work.
• Coordinating the maintenance of non-exhibition related spaces such as the café, sculpture court, and loading dock.
• Managing and negotiating outside vendor contracts (e.g., café and equipment rentals) in relation to facilities; in conjunction with UW Leasing office when applicable.
• Developing, implementing, and monitoring policies and procedures for building use.
• Being familiar with the schedule of appointments, programs and events (Henry Day Page) to ensure facilities are used responsibly and reasonably.
• Managing UW Tower storage space allocation for non-art materials.
• Managing archival transfers, records retention, and shredding with the University of Washington.
• Ensuring UW staff follows Henry safety rules (facility, custodian, plant maintenance).
• Coordinating with Henry staff to prepare and set up facilities usage for events.

Administration and Management
• Developing and managing budgets for the Facilities Department in coordination with Deputy Director of Finance and Operations.
• Overseeing maintenance of stored inventory for exhibition catalogues and other exhibition collateral materials.
• In collaboration with other museum departments and staff: planning, coordinating, and executing special events for the museum, as well as for the UW, as needed.
• Managing the café lease if renting to outside service provider.
• Serving as point of contact for UW Custodial Services.
• Overseeing and coordinating facility needs for all museum programs, in coordination with program lead.

Emergency Management
• Serving as liaison with UW Environmental Health and Safety program to ensure the Henry complies with their regulations and recommendations.
• Facilitating and participating in regular review and planning of exhibition facility needs and impacts with the Manager of Exhibitions and Senior Curator.
• Managing emergency and disaster response.
• Maintaining, communicating, and distributing the Emergency and Disaster handbook.
• Acting as Incident Commander in the event of an emergency situation.
• Serving as primary contact for UW Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) and Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) offices.
• Maintaining workplace safety standards as set by UW and government laws and regulations.
• Reporting accidents to UW Online Accident Reporting System (OARS.)
• Serving as primary after hours responder for facilities related emergencies; serves as an after-hours responder to the museum alarm system in rotation with other members of Museum Services team.
• Oversee closure of building during emergency circumstances (inclement weather, power outage, etc.).

Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
• Demonstrated facility management experience.
• Experience with and knowledge of HVAC systems.
• General knowledge or experience with sensitive environments.
• Ability to effectively communicate with people in stressful situations and gather relevant information in the event of related incidents.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and also work as a member of a team.
• Ability to be flexible in adjusting to changing priorities and workload activities.
• Ability to work under deadline and multi-tasking pressure in a busy environment with frequent interruptions.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

DESIRED SKILLS
• Demonstrated experience in independent management within a non-profit organization; preferably museums, galleries, or similar institutions.
• Skill in interacting diplomatically with the public; ability to maintain composure in the face of resistance, indifference, or hostility; ability to provide excellent customer service.
• Familiarity with construction terms.
• Familiarity with museum environmental standards.
• Experience with art safety and storage.
• Able to analyze, develop, and implement changing and complex systems and procedures.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: The Henry is committed to diversity and inclusion. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives to the workplace are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@henryart.org. No phone calls, please. Applications received by October 6, 2017 will be given priority consideration.

Link to Opportunity

https://henryart.org/about/opportunities

Posted

9/29/2017

Northwest Chorale
Come and Sing with Northwest Chorale!

Organization

Northwest Chorale

Website

www.nwchorale.org

More Info

Janice

nwchoraleinfo@gmail.com

2069928397

Fee to Apply

$55 Fall Season/$55 Spring Season

Deadline to Apply

10/23/2017

Description

All vocal parts: Sopranos, Altos, Tenors, and Basses

If you are looking for a place to sing that will challenge and satisfy you at the same time, NW Chorale may be just the place for you. The Chorale currently consists of over 60 singers from the greater Seattle area. Members come from all walks of life, but have one thing in common – a love of music.

Rehearsals for Handel's Messiah will begin on Monday, October 9th, 2017 and take place Monday nights 7:00-9:30 PM at Faith Lutheran Church, 8208 18th Ave NE, Seattle. (Please note part of the 10/9 rehearsal will include focused time for those slated to perform in the Seattle Sings Festival on 10/14)

This exciting season includes Handel’s ‘Messiah’ for the winter concerts, and Mendelssohn's ‘Elijah’ for the spring!

Even if you haven’t sung since your high school or college choral days, never fear; we are a friendly, inclusive, and active organization. So ... come and sing with us!

For more information, please visit us at www.nwchorale.org or email us at nwchoraleinfo@gmail.com

How to Apply

Just show up! Northwest Chorale is both demanding and easygoing at the same time. Auditions are held informally by section and take place during the first several weeks of rehearsals. Singers are expected to keep up during rehearsal and to be able to sing the complexity of music we perform. Singers are also expected to regularly attend rehearsals with no more than three absences.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.nwchorale.org/

Posted

9/29/2017

Cornish College of the Arts
Custodian Duties for College Campus

Organization

Cornish College of the Arts

Website

http://www.cornish.edu/jobs/

More Info

Audra Vasquez

avasquez@cornish.edu

206-726-5082

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Job Responsibilities
In conjunction with Custodial Manager prioritizes daily tasks and follow instructions regarding the safe use of chemicals, supplies and equipment.
Responsible for maintaining cleanliness of bathrooms, floors, offices, classrooms, and common areas:
- disinfecting rooms, fixtures and equipment

- refilling dispensers

- safely disposing of hazardous materials

- vacuuming carpeted areas

- dust mopping and mopping non-carpeted areas

- stripping, cleaning, buffing and applying finish to floors

- cleaning chalkboards and white boards

- staging rooms for student use

Completes other duties such as:
- locking and unlocking secured offices upon entry and exit to perform cleaning duties

- reporting need for repair and/or maintenance

- washing interior or easily accessible exterior windows

- sweeping and cleaning sidewalks, stairs and alleys

- occasionally operating high-pressure washer

- keeping dumpster areas clean

- moving trash containers into and back out of alleys for pick up

- assisting in clean-up in emergency situations

Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
​High School diploma plus minimum one year applicable experience or equivalent education and experience
Certified in CPR, First Aid and Blood-Borne Pathogens (training provided)
Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication
Proven ability to work compatibly with a diverse student body, faculty, staff and colleagues.
Ability to stand, walk and bend for an entire shift
Ability to life between 25-50 pounds
Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism
Ability to use College specified chemicals, cleaning products and equipment properly
Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
Ability to work a flexible schedule during the year and also daily as scheduled work can get interrupted
Ability to effectively work independently and in a team environment
Ability to be mindful of secured areas
Attention to detail
Must pass background check
Preferred Qualifications
Two years of custodial service
Experience in a not-for-profit, higher education or arts environment

How to Apply

Application Procedures
For consideration please email the following to careers@cornish.edu:

CV/Resume
Letter of Interest
Cornish Application

Link to Opportunity

http://www.cornish.edu/jobs/positions/custodian/

Posted

9/29/2017

Seattle Music Partners
Mentor youth through music!

Organization

Seattle Music Partners

Website

www.seattlemusicpartners.org

More Info

Meaghan Leferink

meaghan@seattlemusicpartners.org

2063492350

Deadline to Apply

10/18/2017

Job Type

Volunteer

Description

Local Seattle music nonprofit, Seattle Music Partners, is looking for volunteer musicians to serve as music instructors and mentors for young musicians in the Central District!

SMP cultivates a diverse and vibrant music-making community by providing youth with free music instruction and one-on-one mentoring to eliminate racial and economic barriers to quality music education.
We do this by recruiting, training, and supporting high school, college aged, and older community musicians to be volunteer music tutors and mentors who lead one-on-one music lessons each week for our students. With over 100 students interested in our program, our need for volunteers is great.

SMP seeks skilled musicians who are available to volunteer once a week for its after school and evening programming. We particularly seek college-aged and older volunteers to serve as part of our evening program, the Middle School Music Project, which takes place at the Garfield Community Center on Wednesdays from 6:30 - 8:00 PM.

How to Apply

Learn more about at www.seattlemusicpartners.org/volunteer.

Questions? Contact Director of Community Engagement, Meaghan Leferink, at meaghan@seattlemusicpartners.org

Link to Opportunity

https://goo.gl/forms/akx3vSvuOeVMzwhz1

Posted

9/29/2017

Pratt Fine Arts Center
Plan and execute community, arts events

Organization

Pratt Fine Arts Center

Website

www.pratt.org

More Info

Karina San Juan

ksanjuan@pratt.org

2063282200

Deadline to Apply

10/1/2017

Job Type

Part time

Description

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Events Coordinator will be tasked with planning and executing Pratt events year round, including Pratt’s signature events, community events, corporate events and Art Parties, as well as any other events as determined by the Marketing or Executive Director. Additionally, the Events Coordinator will assist heavily in planning the Instructor / Donor Appreciation parties.

How to Apply

To apply: send a resume and cover letter to Karina San Juan, Director of Marketing and Communications, via email at ksanjuan@pratt.org. No drop-ins, please.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.pratt.org/ckeditor/userfiles/files/Events%20coordinator%20job%20description.pdf

Posted

9/25/2017

We.APP
Public Speaking Course @ Summit Sierra Charter School

Organization

We.APP

Website

http://www.theweappstudio.com/job-opportunities.html

More Info

Toyia Taylor

info@theweappstudio.com

206.659.9720

Deadline to Apply

10/13/2017

Job Type

Part time

Description

Speak With Purpose teaches young scholars, grades 9 - 11th to use public speaking to discover, develop, and openly present their opinion and truth! Speak With Purpose provides a safe space for youth to express themselves through writing, acting, and presenting in order to develop original powerful presentations that impact youth, schools, and communities.

How to Apply

Please apply by Friday, October 13th, 5pm at http://www.theweappstudio.com/job-opportunities.html.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.theweappstudio.com/job-opportunities.html

Posted

9/25/2017

WE.APP
We.App is looking for exceptional and hard working interns to chair our Annual Rising Voices Oratory Competition

Organization

WE.APP

Website

http://www.theweappstudio.com/index.html

More Info

Toyia Taylor

Info@theweappstudio.com

206.659.9720

Deadline to Apply

10/13/2017

Job Type

Internship

Description

We.APP is looking for exceptional interns for the Annual Rising Voices Oratory Competition taking place in Spring 2018. We are recruiting highly qualified undergraduate and graduate level students, as well as recent graduates.

College credit may be available based on your school's policies; apply today!

What you’ll be doing:
-Event Planning
-Recruiting and organizing committee
-Securing donations, sponsorships, judges, and trophies/awards
-Researching, developing, and maintaining a list of volunteers
-Branding and marketing

What you’ll gain:
-Learn the process of event management, execution, and follow-up
-Hands-on volunteer coordination experience (Recruitment & Retention)
-Be part of the robust local movement!
-Branding/Marketing
-Connections to the nonprofit sector and corporations throughout the region
-Invaluable experience in the areas of management, team building strategy planning, and forecasting

What you’ll need:
-Effective communication skills
-Passion, drive, and the ability to be resourceful
-Outgoing personality
-Strong organizational skills
-Self-motivator
-Volunteer coordination/management experience preferred, but not required
-Time management skills

Total hours: TBD
Hours & Compensation: Interns will work approximately 10 hours per week during fall and winter (may vary based on student’s internship requirements).

Upon satisfactory completion of the internship, interns will receive a letter of recommendation and course credit, if applicable.


How to Apply

Complete application by Friday, October 13th at: https://dwpm.wufoo.com/forms/mu0ay3m0rpamt3/

Link to Opportunity

https://dwpm.wufoo.com/forms/mu0ay3m0rpamt3/

Posted

9/25/2017

The Peace Project
Share your view of peace and help make peace!

Organization

The Peace Project

Website

www.thewhole9.com

More Info

Lisa Shultz

createchange@thewhole9.com

(310)836-4600

Fee to Apply

20

Deadline to Apply

10/12/2017

Description

Since 2010, nearly 4,000 artists have come together from 60+ countries around the world to share their art and help power the life-changing work of The Peace Project, which includes changing over 10,000 lives on several continents.

Understanding that unity is needed now more than ever, this year’s theme is “Unite for Peace”. We invite you to share your art and unite with us on this journey that includes an online and traveling exhibit.

There are over $1800 in cash and art supply prizes!

How to Apply

Visit www.thewhole9.com/thepeaceproject for in order to apply!

Link to Opportunity

http://www.thewhole9.com/thepeaceproject-info.php

Posted

9/21/2017

Path with Art
The Choir Accompanist will provide piano accompaniment while working with the Path with Art Singers and Choir Director during all rehearsals and performances.

Organization

Path with Art

Website

www.pathwithart.org

More Info

Aparna Hariprasad

aparna@pathwithart.org

206-601-7112

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Primary Responsibilities:

• Accompany Path with Art Singers at rehearsals and performances on piano
o Classes are Mondays, weekly from September 11th-December 18th from 2:00 – 4:00 PM
o There will be a few sporadic performances throughout this term that require accompaniment as well
• Offer a supportive role to the Choir and the Choir Director as needed

Desired Qualifications:

• Previous piano accompaniment, performance, and/or directing experience
• Some jazz and/or rock improvisational skills or experience
• A deep knowledge of rock, jazz, soul, and/or pop music with the ability to come up with thematic songs on the spot from these backgrounds is helpful
• The ability to invent chord progressions for another’s melody as well as being able to play melodies on the piano by ear is helpful
• Experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Patience and generosity of spirit with individuals of all abilities/in all life situations.
• A belief system aligned with Path with Art’s values, vision, and mission

How to Apply

To apply, please send a letter for interest and your resume to Kate@pathwithart.org.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

9/21/2017

Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA)
Storefronts UN[contained] is a new artist in residence program that supports artists of color and aims to create a platform for community dialogue around critical social issues

Organization

Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA)

Website

http://cocaseattle.org/exhibitions/storefronts-uncontained

More Info

Andrea Lim

andrea@cocaseattle.org

Fee to Apply

None

Deadline to Apply

10/13/2017

Description

The Storefronts UN[contained] residency program is designed to support 12 socially engaged artists of color from a variety of disciplines that celebrate cultural diversity to explore themes of racial equity and social justice among others. As an organization that presents contemporary artists, CoCA’s aim is to create a platform that will spark community dialogue around critical social issues of today.

This is an expanded version of their CoCA Lab Artist in Residence Program which directly supports underserved artists with 1-2 month residencies in an 8’x20’ shipping container, as well as financial support. A partnership with Shunpike and 225 Roy LLC, Storefronts UN[contained], will begin in late August and run through December, 2017.

How to Apply

Apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/Ez4iAfiN5gBRKCqa2

Dateline: 10/13/2017 at 11pm

Link to Opportunity

https://goo.gl/forms/Ez4iAfiN5gBRKCqa2

Posted

9/18/2017

ArtsWest
ArtsWest seeks artists of ALL AGES to exhibit their artwork in our C-shaped Gallery that is also the lobby of our Playhouse. We are seeking artwork that enhances our 2017-2018 season narrative of Identity - titled I AM.

Organization

ArtsWest

Website

www.artswest.org

More Info

Laura Lee

laural@artswest.org

2069380963

Fee to Apply

10

Deadline to Apply

10/12/2017

Description

ArtsWest is exploring the theme of IDENTITY for our 2017-2018 I AM Season. We recognize that who we are is precious to us – we use it as the ground on which to build meaning for ourselves as we make choices and move through our lives. Along the way, we learn to articulate the things that define us – things like gender, age, race, religion, sexuality, politics, and class. Our theater season is full of characters and playwrights who are unafraid to say “I AM” – and who refuse to allow their identity to be defined by others. Inspired by the poet Mary Oliver’s “Tell me – what will you do with your one wild and precious life?” we are encouraging artists to submit work that speaks to the boldness of IDENTITY. We are able to accommodate all wall-mounted visual art, small space for ceramics, no video installations.

How to Apply

Please read all information posted on our website.
Email submissions to Laura Lee, Managing Director at laural@artswest.org by OCTOBER 12, 2017.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.artswest.org/gallery/call-to-artists/

Posted

9/18/2017

Northwest Folklife
The Development Director will have a senior management leadership role and will oversee and manage the fund development program of Northwest Folklife. This position is responsible for planning and achieving the organization's fundraising goals, directing activities and events related to securing the organization’s contributed income, and managing an ongoing donor cultivation program.

Organization

Northwest Folklife

Website

www.nwfolklife.org

More Info

Mark Crawford

mark@nwfolklife.org

206-684-7300

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Northwest Folklife
Development Director
Responsibilities and General Duties:
- Strengthen and evolve a culture of philanthropy throughout the Northwest Folklife organization
- Design, plan, and activate fund development strategies to attract a broad base of financial support from individuals, corporations, foundations and public sector. Current annual giving initiatives include: major gifts; events; foundation; individual; and corporate giving
- Execute all grant-writing activities including research, writing, compliance reporting and if available, oversee contract grant writing staff
- Design, plan and activate fund development strategies to solicit support from the 220,000 individual attendees of Northwest Folklife’s “access for all” programming. Work with festival and event leadership to retain staff and select volunteers engaged with fundraising activities at the annual Northwest Folklife Festival and throughout the year, and provide them leadership, training, and support
- Manage all annual giving initiatives including the Friends of Folklife Annual Donor Program, major individual gifts, fundraising events, foundation and corporate grants and support
- Oversees donor cultivation, engagement, recognition and stewardship practices
- Manage all public sector funding initiatives
- Work with partner communities to develop financial support for Northwest Folklife
- Maintain a development focus social media presence
- Collaborate with and support all departments to develop and implement fundraising strategies
- Ensure development messaging is distributed throughout the organization and in alignment with other external messages
- Provide primary staff support for and guide the board’s Development Committee and support the board of trustees in fulfilling their role as resource development officers
- Collaborate and support sponsorship procurement staff in identifying corporate underwriting (sponsorships) for events and programs including the annual Northwest Folklife Festival and other year-round opportunities
- Guide the organization’s development committee and work with the board of trustees on their participation in development
- Direct strategic vision for Folklife’s fund development in alignment with a new 5 year vision of success and corresponding annual plans.
- Manage staff support (Development Coordinator)
- Work toward the organization’s ability to strengthen its development and sponsorship presence
- Engage as a member of the senior management team, support other departmental needs, and provide support to the executive leadership in strategic planning and implementation


Desired Qualifications:
- At least four years of nonprofit development work, management level preferred, arts fund development experience preferred
- Knowledge of and familiarity with Seattle’s philanthropic community or demonstrated experience with entering a new community and getting aware and connected quickly and effectively.
- Understands that we are a community centric organization, can demonstrate a high level of cultural competence, and understands how to engage with stakeholders to fulfill the promise of community centric model.
- Demonstrated grant research, grant writing and grant management skills
- Competence to work with board of trustees to cultivate donor relationships
- Ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently and to meet deadlines
- Experience as a creative, collaborative team member
- Demonstrated management skills, including staff supervision
- Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
- Excellent planning, presentation, and communication skills
- Familiarity with donor database management (Folklife uses GiftWorks) and online donor technology
- Ability to work under pressure with a positive attitude
- Manage member recruitment and retention campaigns
- Fluency in working with social media platforms
- Interpret membership recruitment and retention statistics, review member research and make recommendations
- An appreciation for Northwest Folklife's mission

Reports To: Managing Director

Staff Managed: Development Coordinator(s)

Time Commitment: Full Time

Compensation: $65,000 to $70,000 with medical benefits, PTO and retirement contributions when eligible.

How to Apply

To apply, please attach a cover letter of interest and resume by email to mark@nwfolklife.org with Development Director and your name in the subject line. Applications received by September 30, 2017 by 5:00 PM will be given priority. Position open until filled.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.nwfolklife.org/jobs-internships/#development

Posted

9/18/2017

Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Glassblower and Demonstrator supports Center Art’s organization mission, vision and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence, competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, personalization, accountability and ownership. This is a part-time - full time temporary position.

Organization

Chihuly Garden and Glass

Website

www.ChihulyGardenandGlass.com

More Info

Diane Santiago

DianeS@SpaceNeedle.com

206-905-2157

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Center Art LLC, managed by the Space Needle LLC, is partnering with Chihuly Studio to operate the Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibition on the Seattle Center grounds next to the Space Needle.



GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:



The Glassblower and Demonstrator supports Center Art’s organization mission, vision and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence, competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, personalization, accountability and ownership. This is a part-time -
full time temporary position.



DEMONSTRATOR:

Produces well-crafted glass objects to demonstrate traditional and contemporary techniques for all audiences.
Responsible for pace and quality of the show.
Support other Glassblowing demonstrators during demonstrations and work as a team
Responsible for set/up and teardown of any needed equipment and/or materials.


EDUCATOR:

Clearly articulates an accurate and engaging narration of the glassblowing process to all audiences.
Modifies narration to address requirements for specific groups as needed.
Interacts with audience; answers questions when on stage and off.
Create a welcoming environment in the galleries for guests,
Promote a positive, courteous, and professional attitude and appearance to all Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibition Team Members and visitors.

How to Apply

https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=SPACENEEDLE&cws=43&rid=1666

Link to Opportunity

https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=SPACENEEDLE&cws=43&rid=1666

Posted

9/14/2017

Ardor Creative Media
Kid Friendly Horror or Spooky Films

Organization

Ardor Creative Media

Website

www.ardorcreativemedia.com

More Info

Amanda Drewniak

amanda@ardorcreativemedia.com

7863750800

Fee to Apply

Free, as always

Deadline to Apply

10/1/2017

Description

THIS IS OPEN TO WASHINGTON RESIDENTS ONLY

This month we are specifically screening HORROR OR SPOOKY FILMS GEARED TOWARDS KIDS.

We have teamed up with Seattle ReCreative to screen local PG films for Kids! This is event occurs every Second Friday during the Phinney-Wood Art Walk and is absolutely free to the public. Submit to us your 15 minute or under PG Film. To watch films follow us on Facebook to get up to date info on what is screening!

How to Apply

Submit your film via Film Freeway

Link to Opportunity

shorelinearts.net/opportunities/

Posted

9/13/2017

Arts West
Are you looking to get your start in theater? ArtsWest offers comprehensive, full-time and part-time apprentice programs for high school, undergraduate, graduate students, and recent graduates from around Seattle and the country. ArtsWest is dedicated to creating apprenticeship opportunities that maximize your specific skill set and develop future professionals in your chosen field.

Organization

Arts West

Website

http://www.artswest.org/

More Info

(206) 938-0963

Deadline to Apply

1/31/2018

Job Type

Part time

Description

Multiple Apprentice Positions Available.

ArtsWest apprentices will:
Receive relevant training and be given specific responsibilities and projects under the guidance of experienced theater professionals
Be encouraged to seek out creative solutions for every challenge
Participate in group sessions with key staff and management to gain a rich understanding of how a midsize and nimble non-profit arts organization functions
Learn internal industry knowledge
Receive school credit (if approved by school)

Other benefits include:
Access to ArtsWest facilities and resources
Admission to productions and special events

Hours:
Hours are part-time and flexible, with a minimum of 15 hours a week for administrative, marketing and development positions (hours may vary depending on area of internship).

The standard apprenticeship is 10-week, but 16-week and 24-week internships are also available.


How to Apply

Apply Online: http://www.artswest.org/education/apprenticeships/

DUE DATES: We field applications in all areas throughout the season for productions creative/administrative projects. Applicants interested in multiple projects need only apply once. You will be contacted if an interview is required.

Fall Deadline: September 30 // Project Time: September-December
Winter Deadline: October 31 // Project Time: December-March
Spring Deadline: January 31 // Project Time: March-June

Link to Opportunity

http://www.artswest.org/education/apprenticeships/

Posted

9/13/2017

Studio Current
Studio Current seeks artists of all disciplines for Atomic Season III Artist Residency (Oct 2017 through July 2018)

Organization

Studio Current

Website

http://studiocurrent.weebly.com/

More Info

studio.current@gmail.com

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

Studio Current seeks artists of all disciplines for Atomic Season III Artist Residency (Oct 2017 through July 2018).

Artist receive independent rehearsal space, Open Interplay Laboratory time with fellow residents, space and support to present marketed events like Art Walk, The Loop feedback sessions, and opportunities to offer programming like classes, workshops, performance events, gallery shows, discussions, open rehearsals, etc...

Studio Current works to enliven creative practice for everyone.
We are a community of artists committed to creating culture and connectivity through art.

Artistic Director - kt Shores
Managing Artist Directors -Elby Brosch, Markeith Wiley, Laura Aschoff, Angelina Baldoz, and Kristi Krein.

Visit our application for details:
https://studiocurrent.typeform.com/to/XOkMWO

How to Apply

Visit our application for details:
https://studiocurrent.typeform.com/to/XOkMWO

Link to Opportunity

https://studiocurrent.typeform.com/to/XOkMWO

Posted

9/11/2017

MoPOP
MoPOP seeks qualified applicants for contract Teaching Artists with experience in music education, theater, creative writing, language arts and STEAM integration.

Organization

MoPOP

Website

www.mopop.org

More Info

Jason Porter

jasonp@mopop.org

206-262-3424

Deadline to Apply

10/27/2017

Description

The Contract Teaching Artist (TA) provides in-museum classroom instruction primarily to K-12 educational groups. Hours vary from 5-30 contact hours per semester. Our Curriculum Connections’ hands-on, student-centered workshops link WA State core learning objectives and 21st century skills with MoPOP’s dynamic, engaging, and interactive museum content. Workshops are 50-60 minutes long, serve groups of up to 30 students per class, and are scheduled Mondays-Fridays, as requested, with the majority occurring before noon. Workshop requests are ongoing and scheduled usually two weeks to a month in advance. Teaching artists are contracted for an entire calendar year. Depending on availability, interest and skill level, teaching artists may also be engaged for additional hours for related programs as Homeschool Days, Outreach Residencies in our partner schools, and Educator Professional Development classes. A full list of current museum workshops is available here: https://www.mopop.org/programs/for-educators/classes-plus-workshops/workshops-at-mopop/ MoPOP is in immediate need of a Science of Sound teaching artist. The ideal Science of Sound TA is a musician with demonstrated knowledge of the science of acoustics who is comfortable leading hands-on, interactive experiences for elementary school students.
Science of Sound class description: Students will discover how sound vibrations are generated, transmitted, received, and interpreted through music—and what happens when we add electricity! (Grades 3–5) Additional teaching artists are sought for theater, media arts, music, and writing-based workshops. Ideally, these teaching artists will have a strong interest in popular music, science fiction and fantasy and demonstrated success teaching middle-high school students.

How to Apply

Interested applicants please email resume, contact for two recent professional references, and a sample Lesson Plan to Bonnie Showers, Curator of Education and Interpretive Services, MoPOP
BonnieS@mopop.org

Link to Opportunity

https://www.mopop.org/about/join-the-team/

Posted

9/11/2017

MadArt Studio
MadArt Studio invites artists whose focus is on large-scale, site-specific installation to apply for a flexible 3-month project-based residency to take place between May and August 2018.

Organization

MadArt Studio

Website

www.madartseattle.com

More Info

Emily Kelly

emily@madartseattle.com

2066231180

Fee to Apply

NA

Deadline to Apply

10/23/2017

Description

ABOUT MADART
Located in Seattle, MadArt Studio is a contemporary art space with a mission to support artists, bring art into people's lives in unexpected ways, and create community involvement in the arts. Before securing a physical exhibition space, MadArt’s programming was nomadic and took place in a variety of non-traditional spaces, including houses slated for demolition, business storefronts, and public parks. In 2014, MadArt moved into an architecturally distinct building in the South Lake Union neighborhood and began commissioning large-scale, site-specific artworks that require extended periods of installation. This fostered a project-based, artist-in-residence program that culminates with an exhibition at MadArt Studio.

ABOUT THE RESIDENCY
MadArt Studio invites artists whose focus is on large-scale, site-specific installation to apply for a flexible 3-month project-based residency to take place between May and August 2018. The intention of MadArt’s artist-in-residence program is to create a platform for artists to investigate and develop their contemporary artistic practice by providing the necessary workspace, resources, support staff, and tools to create an exhibition. Unique to MadArt’s residency program, participating artists are asked to hold regular studio hours during project installation. This provides public audiences with an opportunity to engage with resident artists to learn more about the process, practice, and concepts behind the work. The residency will culminate with an opening reception and exhibition at MadArt Studio.

MadArt offers a 3,500-square-foot studio space with access to a genie lift, basic tools, loading dock, internet, and parking for one vehicle. Please see included floor plans for more detailed information on significant architectural features, including large floor-to-ceiling street-facing windows, varying ceiling heights, and dome skylights. The Studio Manager and Director provide ongoing assistance in various areas throughout the residency.

FUNDING
This is a project-based residency and funding will be determined based on each proposal. Please include a budget, factoring in material costs and labor. In addition to project costs, an honorarium of $5,000 will be provided to the selected artist.

If the selected artist is not local to Seattle, on-site housing will be provided during the residency.

PROGRAM EXPECTATIONS
Resident artists are expected to hold regular studio hours, Monday through Friday from 10am - 5pm. During this time, artists must be available and open to engage with MadArt Studio visitors and larger touring groups. As part of their residency, artists are required to provide a one-time supplementary program. This can take any form the artist chooses, such as an artist talk or a performance, but rough details should be provided in the submitted proposal. Artists are also asked to leave behind an agreed-upon piece of work that relates to their residency.


How to Apply

We require all of the following to consider your application complete. Primary criteria for selection are based on quality and potential of the artist’s work and proposed project.

YOU WILL BE ASKED TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

● Artist Statement and Current Bio
● Current CV
● Project Proposal
● Image Samples

For more information and to apply, please follow the link and submit an application before the deadline of 5:00 pm PST on MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017.

https://madartstudio.submittable.com/submit


Link to Opportunity

https://madartstudio.submittable.com/submit

Posted

9/11/2017

Office of Arts & Culture
The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) is expanding the Ethnic Artist Roster, a pre-qualified list of artists. The Ethnic Artist Roster supports the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) by fostering dialogue about race, culture, gender and equity through diverse exhibitions by regional artists. Artists selected for the roster will also be featured in an online database of Northwest artists of color.
Youth in Focus
Our volunteer mentors help us to serve over 300 youth every year. Without them, we wouldn't be able to make positive impacts in the lives of youth, like we do.

Organization

Youth in Focus

Website

www.youthinfocus.org

More Info

Ashley Mouldon

ashleym@youthinfocus.org

2067131479

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Volunteer

Description

Our volunteer mentors help us to serve over 300 youth every year. Without them, we wouldn't be able to make positive impacts in the lives of youth, like we do.

Direct Attention We intentionally keep our classes small to facilitate maximum student-adult interaction and relationship building. Youth in Focus creates a healthy, positive place where diverse students feel they belong. Each class is limited to 10 - 13 students with one teaching artist and two to three adult, volunteer mentors.

We place two to three adult, volunteer mentors in each of our classes to assist teaching artists and to build positive relationships with youth. Mentors commit between 45 and 60 hours of their time each quarter, participating in all classes, as well as our quarterly Kick-off event, and End of Quarter Show.

We are seeking mentors with experience working with at-risk youth and experience in a field of photography, as well as being willing to learn and implement our youth development strategies for building a positive community. Each class meets twice weekly from 4:30-7:00pm for a total of 5.5 hours, over 8 weeks. The summer schedule varies each year.

Once we receive your completed mentor application, you will be contacted to schedule an interview to learn more about our youth development mission, program and mentor needs.

As an equal opportunity employer, Youth in Focus is committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. Youth in Focus does not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.

How to Apply

To apply, fill out the application online: http://www.youthinfocus.org/mentor/

Link to Opportunity

http://www.youthinfocus.org/mentor/

Posted

9/7/2017

Youth in Focus
We offer both Black and White Darkroom and Digital Photography Classes to youth ages 13-19 throughout the year in eight-week quarters. Additionally we offer a variety of photography Partner Programs and workshop opportunities based on interest and teaching artist expertise.

Organization

Youth in Focus

Website

www.youthinfocus.org

More Info

Ashley Mouldon

ashleym@youthinfocus.org

206-723-1479

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Our mission at Youth in Focus is to empower urban youth, through photography, to experience their world in new ways and to make positive choices for their lives. We put cameras in the hands of youth and place them in a challenging environment surrounded by high quality talented teachers, nurturing adult mentors, and create a strong community of support. Through photography our students find their voice, identity, creativity, and gain new confidence in their worth and abilities.

We offer both Black and White Darkroom and Digital Photography Classes to youth ages 13-19 throughout the year in eight-week quarters. Additionally we offer a variety of photography Partner Programs and workshop opportunities based on interest and teaching artist expertise.

Hours for our quarterly classes and Partner Programs vary throughout the year. We seek professional teaching artists with ample experience teaching photography to at-risk youth, professionally practicing photography, and writing/implementing a syllabus or lesson plans.

As an equal opportunity employer, Youth in Focus is committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. Youth in Focus does not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.

How to Apply

If you are interested in becoming a Youth in Focus Teaching Artist, please send your Resume/CV, a cover letter, and a completed background check form to jobs (at) youthinfocus (dot) org. Additionally, please complete the application here: http://www.youthinfocus.org/teaching-artist/

Link to Opportunity

http://www.youthinfocus.org/teaching-artist/

Posted

9/7/2017

SIFF
Reporting to the Artistic Director, the Cinema Programs Manager will conceptualize and supervise cinema programs for all SIFF year-round venues, contribute to SIFF’s overall strategic planning, and collaborate with other staff for approaches to cinema promotions, theatre improvements, community programs and partnerships, and other year-round fundamentals.

Organization

SIFF

Website

www.siff.net

More Info

siffjobs@siff.net

2064645830

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

SIFF's mission is to create experiences that bring people together to discover extraordinary films from around the world. It is through the art of cinema that we foster a community that is more informed, aware, and alive.

OVERVIEW AND IMPACT:
Reporting to the Artistic Director, the Cinema Programs Manager will conceptualize and supervise cinema programs for all SIFF year-round venues, contribute to SIFF’s overall strategic planning, and collaborate with other staff for approaches to cinema promotions, theatre improvements, community programs and partnerships, and other year-round fundamentals.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Cinema Program Management
 Creating programming strategies for calendar screens, a combination of new independent film releases, repertory programs, interactive events, and collaborations with outside organizations and artists.
 Researching and implementing new programs by communicating with distributors, other ground-breaking exhibitors, and potential collaborators.
 Maintaining database of all cinema programs, working directly with distributors to negotiate costs and manage all in-house aspects of cinema bookings.
 Maintaining knowledge about upcoming first-run film releases and work directly with SIFF’s contract booker to suggest the best films for our cinemas and implement engagements when they are booked.
 Collaborate with the marketing department on strategies for cinema programs, including approaches to in-cinema marketing, advertising, printed materials, and social media.
 Copy-writing of all content for printed materials (such as monthly flyers, calendar, ad copy), as well as website and digital copy.
 Be an active physical presence at cinema screenings, events, programs, and in the film community, including introducing programs, working with guests for screenings, and providing a resource for audience interaction.
 Working with Festival Programming Manager on the planning of ""mini-festival"" programs.
 Participate in programming for the Seattle International Film Festival (May/June).
 Collaborate with programming on year-round offsite community partnerships, screenings, and events, including SIFF Supports and one-off screenings at partner venues and organizations.
 Work with the Rentals Manager to maintain a balance of first run, calendar, SIFF Supports, and rental events in the cinemas.

Strategic Planning
 Building program budgets, evaluating and re-calibrating programs as needed by assessing costs and benefits.
 Finding creative ways to increase the profile of first run bookings and ""eventizing"" new releases.
 Work with programming team on new programming opportunities and brainstorm ways to interweave programs with development, marketing, education, and other departments.
 Increase audience retention and enthusiasm by finding opportunities to combine cinema programming with membership benefits, value added promotions, and other loyalty programs.
 Working with Operations team on ways to continually improve the patron experience and general year round operations.
 Actively seek, through diverse and unique programming, to bring in new audiences, develop community in traditionally underserved populations, and work to create a place for community and film art of all forms.

Administrative
 Working with the Box Office Manager on setting weekly show times and confirming and sharing information across the organization, as well as to film listing services.
 Coordinating weekly trailer packages and slideshows with operations.
 Layout and send weekly marquee sheet.
 Research program and promotion partners.
 Help coordinate and order materials for interactive programs, including finding hosts and partners.
 Work with Programming Coordinator and Marketing team to ensure delivery of promotional materials.
 Work with Rentals Manager to approve dates and timing for cinema rentals.
 Manage cinema program intern.


QUALIFICATIONS:
 Extensive knowledge of film exhibition practice gained through experience programming at a cinema, museum, festival, or film archive.
 Knowledge of commercial film distribution, including familiarity with specialty distributors, studios and archival collections.
 Intellectual curiosity, creativity, and enthusiasm for bringing distinctive film and video programs to a broad public in accessible ways. 

 Strong time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills; able to set priorities and meet deadlines as well as work independently and with minimal supervision.
 Proven project management skills with the ability to take a project from conception through completion.
 Excellent oral and written communication skills.
 Ability to collaborate internally and externally, and cultivate strong relationships with community partners, donors, and colleagues. 

 A positive and professional attitude with strong diplomacy skills and professionalism; this includes the ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.
 Ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams in a shared office environment. 

 Knowledge of Mac OS and MS Office; Filemaker; Google mail, calendar, and Drive; Adobe Acrobat. Able to learn new programs for website interface and ticketing systems. 

 Experience with non-profit arts institutions desirable

How to Apply

Email letter of interest and resume to siffjobs@siff.net indicating Cinema Programs Manager in the subject line.

SIFF is an equal opportunity employer. We seek to hire candidates that reflect the cultural diversity of our community. We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment free from unlawful discrimination as is consistent with our commitment to diversity, respect, and inclusion. Consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws, SIFF provides all employees and applicants with equal opportunity in all aspects of the employment relationship.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

9/6/2017

Intersections Festival
Intersections is a comedy festival focused on equity, inclusion, and representation. We're planning this festival for Spring of 2018!

Organization

Intersections Festival

Website

www.intersectionsfestival.com

More Info

Natasha Ransom

intersectionsfestival@gmail.com

Fee to Apply

$5 (If this is at all cost-prohibitive, please contact us at intersectionsfestival@gmail.com and we will make it work!)

Deadline to Apply

11/4/2017

Description

Intersections: A Celebration of Seattle Performance is a comedy festival focused on equity, inclusion, and representation. We're planning this festival for Spring of 2018!

- We are seeking performers in improv, sketch, stand-up, burlesque, drag, aerial arts, clowning, circus, spoken word, film, music, theatre, dance - anything you consider comedy - to be showcased in a 3-day festival.

- We are focusing on inclusion in terms of race, gender, disability, and LGBTQ+

How to Apply

To apply to perform, visit our website, click on "Apply", and fill out the form!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at intersectionsfestival@gmail.com

Link to Opportunity

www.intersectionsfestival.com

Posted

9/6/2017

Ballard Civic Orchestra
Medium and advanced muscisians

Organization

Ballard Civic Orchestra

Website

http://www.ballardcivicorchestra.org/

More Info

Teo Benson

violinteo@gmail.com

2067559591

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

We are looking for musicians to be part of Ballard Civic Orchestra. We welcome retired and working professional musicians as well as talented amateur musicians of all ages! Admission to the BCO community orchestra is free.
Strings, woods and brass players.

How to Apply

Call to Teo Benson to make an appointment for an audition 206 755 9591 violinteo@gmail.com

Paula Madrigal (Español) paulaonavamadrigal@hotmail.com 206 735 5200

Link to Opportunity

http://www.ballardcivicorchestra.org/

Posted

9/6/2017

Jack Straw Cultural Center
Twelve writers, selected by an invited curator, create new work during the residency to be presented through live readings, recorded interviews, a published anthology, and as podcasts on our web site.

Organization

Jack Straw Cultural Center

Website

http://www.jackstraw.org

More Info

Levi Fuller

levi@jackstraw.org

206-634-0919

Deadline to Apply

11/1/2017

Description

Twelve writers, selected by an invited curator, create new work during the residency to be presented through live readings, recorded interviews, a published anthology, and as podcasts on our web site. Participants also receive professional training in voice and microphone technique, performance and delivery, and interviews. The 2018 Writers Program Curator is Deamond Arrindell.

How to Apply

All residency program applications are now online, via Submittable. Please contact us at arts@jackstraw.org or 206-634-0919 if this application format is not accessible to you for any reason.

Link to Opportunity

https://jackstraw.submittable.com/submit

Posted

9/6/2017

Jack Straw Cultural Center
The Jack Straw New Media Gallery is a unique venue in Seattle where artists from various disciplines can present works in which sound is an integral or exclusive element

Organization

Jack Straw Cultural Center

Website

http://www.jackstraw.org

More Info

Levi Fuller

levi@jackstraw.org

206-634-0919

Deadline to Apply

11/1/2017

Description

The Jack Straw New Media Gallery is a unique venue in Seattle where artists from various disciplines can present works in which sound is an integral or exclusive element. This program enables artists to experiment with audio and to develop new skills and ideas in a supportive setting. Up to four artists/teams are selected to receive up to 20 hours of free studio time with an engineer, which they may use to realize the sound component of their project, with training as needed. Artists' new work is presented in our gallery in the following year. Gallery exhibitions include an opening reception, artist talk/workshop, podcast/interview posted on our web site, and other events. Additional family engagement programs may be developed with select installations.

How to Apply

All residency program applications are now online, via Submittable. Please contact us at arts@jackstraw.org or 206-634-0919 if this application format is not accessible to you for any reason.

Link to Opportunity

https://jackstraw.submittable.com/submit

Posted

9/6/2017

Jack Straw Cultural Center
Up to eight artists/teams are awarded 20 hours of free recording and production time with an engineer at Jack Straw Cultural Center; an additional 10-12 artists/teams receive matching awards.

Organization

Jack Straw Cultural Center

Website

http://www.jackstraw.org

More Info

Levi Fuller

levi@jackstraw.org

206-634-0919

Deadline to Apply

11/1/2017

Description

Up to eight artists/teams are awarded 20 hours of free recording and production time with an engineer at Jack Straw Cultural Center; an additional 10-12 artists/teams receive matching awards. The Artist Support Program is open to artists of all disciplines whose project proposals include sound as a major component. Such projects might include recording a music CD, producing radio programs, oral histories, audio literature, sound for a gallery installation or public art project, film, music and sound design for dance and theater, digital media work, etc. Completed projects are publicly presented at a Jack Straw artist event.

How to Apply

All residency program applications are now online, via Submittable. Please contact us at arts@jackstraw.org or 206-634-0919 if this application format is not accessible to you for any reason.

Link to Opportunity

https://jackstraw.submittable.com/submit

Posted

9/6/2017

The Seattle Globalist
We're looking for a builder, someone who is committed to race & social justice, and centering diverse voices in media/art, motivates others and has an executive skill set (or emerging one).

Organization

The Seattle Globalist

Website

www.seattleglobalist.com

More Info

Christina Twu

christina@seattleglobalist.com

2065951783

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

About The Seattle Globalist
The Seattle Globalist is a nonprofit media and education organization that elevates diverse voices through media. Our daily online publication covers race, social justice, immigration, and the connections between local and global issues in the Pacific Northwest.

People of color and women are sorely underrepresented in U.S. newsrooms, particularly in leadership positions. The Seattle Globalist works to change that by breaking down institutional barriers that have long kept many voices out of the media. Launched in 2012, The Globalist has worked with more than 600 media makers who are 67% people of color, 73% female, and 45% immigrants or first generation Americans.

We are a young, dynamic organization that has grown fast in the context of an ever-shifting media landscape. Our vision is a vibrant media environment that truly represents the world we live in, and supports an informed, engaged community.

We work toward this vision by:

Cultivating new voices by providing non-professional paid contributors and editorial mentorship. The Seattle Globalist offers journalism training and publishing opportunities for youth through the Apprenticeship Program and Globalist Youth Workshops. We support international journalism projects by community media makers.
Acting as a bridge between professional and non-professional journalists, and between Seattle’s ethnic press and mainstream media.
Facilitating public conversations about politics, immigration, racism, diversity, social justice, education and more, where all perspectives are welcomed and fostered.
The Opportunity
The Seattle Globalist is at a powerful moment in its history. Our profile is at an all-time high and fundraising is growing exponentially, reflecting increased public support for quality media created by diverse voices. The organization is also at a moment of transition as it becomes fully independent from the University of Washington’s Department of Communication, which subsidized operations for its first five years.

The next generation of Globalist leadership will have the opportunity to build the organization from a solid and motivated foundation of strong financial support from individual and institutional supporters.

The Position
The Executive Director (ED) has overall strategic and operational responsibility for The Seattle Globalist’s staff, programs, and execution of mission.

Key Responsibilities
Leadership & Vision
Engage staff and board to develop and articulate strategic vision to achieve the mission.
Actively engage and energize key stakeholders including board members, partner organizations, and funders. Actively develop new partnerships and opportunities.
Model and support ethical and community-oriented practices.
Fundraising
Cultivate, maintain, and leverage revenue-generating and fundraising activities to support existing program operations and expansion.
Supervise nascent major gifts and sustaining member programs.
Cultivate new and existing foundation funding relationships.
Develop and support new and existing earned revenue streams.
Communications
Serve as chief spokesperson for The Seattle Globalist and persuasively communicate the mission.
Deepen and refine all aspects of online and offline marketing and external communications.
Financial Management & Fiscal oversight
Design and oversee annual budget and operate within budgetary constraints.
Provide monthly financial reports to the Board of Directors.
Liaise with monthly bookkeeper and Board Treasurer on financial matters.
Operations Oversight
Ensure quality in all areas of operations: programs, financial management, administration, fundraising, communications, and systems.
Oversee donor database, WordPress website, internal Google accounts, and office administration.
Staff Management
Hire, lead, coach, develop, and retain Seattle Globalist staff.
Board Engagement
Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors.
Track Board terms and renewals.
Maintain Board of Directors Handbook and supporting materials.
Ideal Candidate
The ED must possess an unwavering commitment to The Seattle Globalist’s mission, and be ready to take on leadership of an organization at a moment of foundation building and transformation.

Ideal Experience, Skills, and Qualities
Excellence in organizational management with demonstrated ability to coach staff, lead and develop high-performance teams, and set and achieve strategic objectives.
Fiscal management skills, and demonstrated ability to manage a significant organizational or project budget.
Proven marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures. Experience raising a significant organizational or project budget.
Multidisciplinary project management skills with an understanding of the administrative systems needed to successfully operate a small nonprofit.
Impeccable written and verbal communication skills. We are looking for a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.
Unwavering commitment to undoing systems of oppression in media, and a willingness to engage in personal and organizational reflection, critical dialogue, and growth around issues of race and other oppressions.
Demonstrated success collaborating with diverse constituents from a variety of income levels, language skills, immigration statuses, ages, and cultures.
Experience in both nonprofit and media environments.
Action-oriented, collaborative, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative. Ability to be flexible while addressing challenges in a growing, changing organization.
Integrity: Sets and exemplifies high ethical standards and holds self and others accountable for conduct.
Passion for storytelling, community engagement, and ethical journalism.
Comfort operating within the digital media space.
Idealistic, mission-driven, and self-directed.
Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management, business, or leadership studies, or equivalent educational, work, and volunteer experience.
Compensation and Benefits
This is a full‐time exempt position that reports to the Board of Directors. It requires a willingness to work some evenings and weekends. Competitive benefits package, 11 paid holidays plus 3 weeks paid time off, generous family leave policy, and annual professional development stipend.

Expected Salary: $60,000

How to Apply

To Apply
Please submit a single Word or .pdf document containing a cover letter and resume. Please include your full name in the file name. Email all materials to hiring@seattleglobalist.com with the subject “Executive Director Application.” To ensure consideration, please apply by Saturday, September 2. All applications will be given serious consideration upon receipt. No phone calls please.

We believe diversity is critical to achieving our mission, and seek to hire staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. The Seattle Globalist is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. The Seattle Globalist actively and enthusiastically supports applications from people of color, immigrants, women, people with disabilities, LGBTQ people, and members of other groups historically underrepresented in the media.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.seattleglobalist.com/about-the-globalist/who-we-are/work-at-the-globalist/executivedirector

Posted

9/6/2017

Network of Ensemble Theaters
NET/TEN grants encourage open-ended explorations without the pressure of finished products or projects; they are designed to be flexible and to support a wide range of activities.

Organization

Network of Ensemble Theaters

Website

http://www.ensembletheaters.net/

More Info

netten@ensembletheaters.net

323-638-4870

Deadline to Apply

4/11/2018

Description

Over the past five years, NET has awarded $650K to 141 projects to support relationship building and knowledge sharing among NET members, ensembles, and independent artists, as well as cross-sector and cross-discipline partners. NET/TEN grants encourage open-ended explorations without the pressure of finished products or projects; they are designed to be flexible and to support a wide range of activities.

Multiple grants available, visit https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bx0xYMfkoNYpMzVjaUVUQTN2S0U/view
to for specific details pertaining to each grant.

How to Apply

Download guidelines at:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bx0xYMfkoNYpMzVjaUVUQTN2S0U/view

and apply at:
http://www.ensembletheaters.net/grants

Link to Opportunity

http://www.ensembletheaters.net/grants

Posted

9/6/2017

Office of Arts & Culture
Supporting Seattle's neighborhood arts councils and community groups that produce events to promote arts and cultural participation and build community.
Office of Arts & Culture
Increasing arts and community events in parks throughout the city by investing in the vibrant cultural work being done in and by diverse communities throughout Seattle.
Seattle International Film Festival
SIFF is now accepting film submissions for the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival.

Organization

Seattle International Film Festival

Website

https://www.siff.net/

More Info

entries@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

11/3/2017

Description

The 44th annual Seattle International Film Festival will be held May 17 - June 10, 2018.

Submission Deadlines:
October 6, 2017 - EarlyBird
November 3, 2017 - Regular
January 5, 2018 - Late
February 2, 2018 - Extended (Withoutabox submissions only!)

Futurewave Deadline:
March 2, 2018 - FutureWave Shorts (age 18 and under filmmakers)

How to Apply

On SIFF website at: https://www.siff.net/festival/submissions

Link to Opportunity

https://www.siff.net/festival/submissions

Posted

9/6/2017

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center
Disjecta Curator-in-Residence Program Accepting Applicants

Organization

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center

Website

www.disjecta.org

More Info

Jessica Latham

info@disjecta.org

Deadline to Apply

10/6/2017

Description

Portland, Oregon-based Disjecta Contemporary Art Center is accepting proposals for a Curator-in-Residence for its 2018-2019 exhibition season.
Disjecta houses an expansive exhibition space for the presentation of visual arts at the regional, national and international level that speaks to the region’s diverse interests, talents and identities.
The Curator-in-Residence program provides an opportunity for emerging curatorial talent to develop and expand the scope of their practice through a one-year residency. Rotated on an annual cycle, the program seeks to provide a nationally recognized curatorial opportunity in the underserved state of Oregon, to stimulate significant contemporary discourse that is able to cross disciplines, to engage new artists and patrons, and to raise the visibility of Portland’s art scene. Curators engage with a broad range of artists to create a series of exhibitions in Disjecta’s dynamic 3,500-square-foot space.
Throughout the season (fall 2018 through spring 2019) the Curator-in-Residence will organize three exhibitions. The nature of Disjecta’s exhibition space and mission facilitate contemporary work that is large scale, installation-based, specific to the site, or project-based—though these should not be considered limitations. Disjecta encourages artists and guest curators to challenge themselves and viewers, to take intelligent risks, and to expand definitions of disciplines.
Disjecta Curators-in-Residence include: Julia Greenway (current), Michele Fiedler (2016-17), Chiara Giovando (2015-16), Rachel Adams (2014-15), Summer Guthery (2013-14), Josephine Zarkovich (2012-13), and Jenene Nagy (2011-12).

ABOUT DISJECTA
Disjecta Contemporary Art Center builds ambitious programs that promote artists and engage communities by providing a catalytic platform for forward-thinking work by visual and performing artists. Dynamic programs showcase new ideas and engage new audiences while fueling collaborations between artists, curators, and viewers to impact and intervene in the larger contemporary arts dialogue. Disjecta exacts equal rigor from local and national artists, while recognizing and supporting the talent of the region.
In 2010 Disjecta became a non-profit 501(c)3 art organization, after years of hosting art and events at spaces throughout Portland. We began the two major mission programs – the Portland Biennial and our annual season of exhibitions by Curators-in-Residence.
The Curator-in-Residence program is the first of its kind in the region. Curators have used the CiR and Portland Biennial programs to further their careers, going on to work in galleries and museums such as:
·Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles
·The Studio Museum in Harlem
·Anderson Ranch Arts Center
·University at Buffalo Art Galleries
·Linfield Gallery at Linfield College
·as well as founding their own organizations
2016 saw the most expansive Portland Biennial yet, curated by Michelle Grabner (co-curator of the 2014 Whitney Biennial in NYC).

How to Apply

JOB DESCRIPTION

Scope of Work
● Solicit and select artists for three exhibitions from Fall 2018 to Spring 2019 (one or more exhibitions must emphasize regional Pacific Northwest artists).
● In collaboration with Disjecta staff, oversee exhibition planning, manage and stay within budgets for each exhibition (budgets include honorariums and exhibition production costs), and coordinate artists schedules for installation and events.
● Write and speak about the artists’ work for a variety of audiences including those knowledgable in contemporary art and those new to it. Be able to convey key messages about artists’ work and exhibitions to Disjecta staff for media materials, and varied group events and tours.
● Assist in planning and attend opening receptions, group tours/curator talks, artist talks, performances, and workshops with exhibiting artists. Each exhibition should have three or more events or programs for the public.
● Communicate the mission and goals of Disjecta while bringing a unique curatorial vision to the program.
● Prepare exhibition models and sketches as required.
● Participate in fundraising duties as needed or assigned.
Qualifications
● Minimum three years curatorial experience. Graduate-level education in curatorial studies or a related field is preferred but not required.
● Awareness of contemporary arts issues, practices and artists. A clear and distinct curatorial vision that is consistent with Disjecta’s mission.
● Knowledge of or willingness to become familiar with regional contemporary art.
● Ability to work both independently and as part of a team within a larger arts organization.
● Ability to organize and communicate messages effectively through writing and public presentation to different audiences.
● Ability to manage large exhibitions, stay within budgets, and meet deadlines.


Financial Considerations
Curatorial stipend is $6,000. Please note, it is not a requirement that the curator reside in Portland for the duration of the program; however travel will be a necessity and candidates must be able to demonstrate flexibility of schedule.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Proposals are due to Disjecta by Friday, October 6, 2017 Midnight PST. All applications must be sent via email to Jessica Breedlove Latham at info@disjecta.org. The subject line must read: Curator-in Residence 2018-19 Application. Qualified candidates will be contacted in December 2017. No phone calls please. Please include the following:
1. Curatorial statement and vision for the Disjecta Curator-in-Residence Program.
2. Professional resume.
3. Examples of past curatorial work, including images and critical reviews.
4. Two writing samples for different audiences (ex. academic/art groups, a broader audience new to art).
5. Three professional references.

Link to Opportunity

www.disjecta.org

Posted

9/6/2017

Washington Lawyers for the Arts
Washington Lawyers for the Arts seeks part-time Administrative Director.

Organization

Washington Lawyers for the Arts

Website

www.thewla.org

More Info

Julia Rome

julia@thewla.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Washington Lawyers for the Arts, a non-profit statewide organization providing pro bono services to artists and arts organizations, seeks a part time Administrative Director to manage daily office operations and assist the Board of Directors as requested. The Administrative Director is the main point of contact for the organization’s members, donors, volunteers, and clients.

The Administrative Director works with the Board Chair and the Executive Committee to help run the organization. The Administrative Director reports to the Chair, or other Directors, as determined by the Chair, and is accountable to the Board. Responsibilities include:

Communications
● Publicize the activities of the organization.
● Execute email and social media campaigns.
● Maintain fruitful working relationships with arts organizations and the legal community.

Program and Services Management
● Manage WLA’s legal clinic program, including coordination and scheduling.
● Schedule and facilitate the organization’s speaker’s bureau, workshops, and other programming, as necessary.
● Assist the Board and committees as requested to implement educational workshops, materials, and website services.
● Coordinate volunteers to assist in WLA operations.
● Manage and assess WLA’s attorney referral program.

Fundraising & Membership
● Implement fundraising efforts as instructed by the Fundraising Committee and develop additional fundraising sources as directed (i.e., writing and submitting grants).
● Maintain the electronic database of donors, members, and related information.
● Coordinate fundraising events.

Financial and Administrative Management
● Ensure WLA operates within budget guidelines.
● General office administration, including oversight of insurance coverage, accounts receivable and payable, coordinating with bookkeeper, and maintaining banking relationship.
● Manage all incoming emails, phone calls, and correspondence with timely responses.
● Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.

Board Support
● Assist the Executive Committee in planning and delivery of Board meetings, including circulating agendas and necessary materials prior to meetings.
● Participate in WLA committee meetings upon request.
● Report developments, progress, and issues to the board, as necessary.

How to Apply

TO APPLY: Please send your cover letter and resume to julia@thewla.org.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

9/6/2017

On the Boards
On the Boards is seeking a House Manager for our 17/18 season

Organization

On the Boards

Website

www.ontheboards.org

More Info

Sara Ann Davidson

jobs@ontheboards.org

206-217-9886

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

On the Boards is a non-profit center for the development and presentation of contemporary theater, dance and music. Founded in 1978 by a group of independent artists, the organization has grown to become one of the nation's most respected institutions for the creation of innovative, multidisciplinary performances. On the Boards presents performances from around the world and provides vital production and education opportunities for artists in the Pacific Northwest. On the Boards operates in its home, the Behnke Center for Contemporary Performance.

The House Manager is responsible for opening and closing the theater and for the safety of the public during all On the Boards events. The House Manager oversees all front-of-house activities, including the upkeep of On the Boards public spaces and the operations of the FUBAR. This role is responsible for providing excellent customer service for our patrons and artists. The position reports to the Director of Finance and Operations.

Primary House Manager Responsibilities Include:
 Open and close theaters for performances or other events and secure the building at end of night.
 Ensure that the interior and exterior of the building is neat and orderly, and assist in the maintenance of these spaces, as needed. This may include vacuuming, sweeping, emptying trash cans, restocking bathroom supplies etc.
 Act as the primary liaison between On the Boards and patrons during public events.
 Provide excellent customer service to all patrons
 Act as primary point person for all front-of-house volunteers (ushers and concessionaires). Ensure that they are trained in their respective duties and in matters of audience safety and emergency evacuation.
 Answer all questions and address all concerns from the public courteously, promptly and efficiently.
 Assist members of the public with a variety of special needs (including early seating for injured or disabled persons).
 Ensure tickets are scanned and counted for each performance.
 Communicate with the Technical Director and other production staff for show timing and other show-specific needs as they relate to the audience.
 Provide lobby security during performances and seat latecomers during performances, as permitted.
 Manage emergency situations involving audience members.
 Give short welcome speeches at the beginning of events, as needed.
 Set up and restock artist hospitality as needed.
 Manage the inventory of FUBAR supplies and collaborate with the Operations Manager to place orders, as needed.
 Manage staffing of bartenders and operations for the FUBAR concessions for shows, including set-up, tracking revenue, and end of night concession reports.
 Complete House Report at the end of each shift
 Cross train with Audience Services staff to provide box office support at shows, as needed.
 Attend weekly staff meetings as frequently as possible.

Hours and Compensation: Hourly, Seasonal Position: September 27th, 2017 –June 30, 2018. $15-17 per/hour, estimated at approximately 25-30 hours each 2-week pay period. Performances occur on average 2-3 weeks a month, primarily Thurs-Sat 8:00 pm curtain and Sun 5:00 pm curtain. On the Boards hosts approximately 25-30 different performances each year. Events often require working hours past 11:00 pm.

Qualifications: Strong organizational, communication, supervisory and customer service skills. The ability to work quickly and independently, to think under pressure, and to maintain a calm and friendly demeanor when dealing with the public. Ability to handle cash, reconcile, organize receipts and information, computer skills and ability to organize and train others. Proven track-record working with volunteers and experience with customer service desired. A valid MAST permit is required and the cost of obtaining the permit will be covered by On the Boards.

A Note about On the Boards Workplace Culture:
On the Boards honors collaboration, respect, humor, and the humanity of its employees, Board members, and volunteers. We regularly acknowledge that life happens, friends and family are important, and that working in a small non-profit is much better with likable, hard-working colleagues. On the Boards is made up, at every level, of individuals who will change the light bulbs, empty a trash can when needed, or step up to represent the organization in a professional and energetic way.

The organization is prioritizing racial equity in the workplace. An equity task force, made up of staff and board members, has implemented regular trainings and workshops and has developed an equity toolkit for decision-making. Our work is ongoing, and we are looking for a new member of our team whose experience and qualifications are aligned with our commitment as we strive toward a more racially and culturally equitable workplace and organization.

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@ontheboards.org. Position will remain open until filled.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.ontheboards.org/employment-internships

Posted

9/6/2017

Glass Art Society
Fund raising and membership development

Organization

Glass Art Society

Website

www.glassart.org

More Info

Lisa Anderson

lisa@swifthrsolutions.com

2063008737

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Summary:

The Glass Art Society is an international non-profit membership organization founded in 1971 whose purpose is to encourage excellence, to advance education, to promote the appreciation and development of the glass arts, and to support the worldwide community of artists who work with glass. The Society strives to stimulate communication among artists, educators, students, collectors, gallery and museum personnel, art critics, manufacturers, and all others interested in and involved with the production, technology and aesthetics of glass. We are dedicated to creating greater public awareness and appreciation of the glass arts.

Job Responsibilities:

• Work closely with the Executive Director to identify and secure sources of funding for GAS programs and activities, including corporate, foundation, and individual support
• Support and partner with GAS staff, the Board of Directors, key volunteers, and stakeholders to participate in the fundraising process
• Provide support to the Executive Director for outreach efforts, and developing partnerships to promote growth
• Work with Executive Director to set, prioritize, track, and meet fundraising goals for institutional projects
• Research and set up individual and corporate giving sources in preparation for Executive Director’s direct contact
• Create development plan; manage the GAS grant and development calendar
• Research, write, and submit grant applications and reports with guidance from the Executive Director
• Develop, track, and implement sponsorship plans and proposals for the annual GAS conference
• Manage the organization’s annual appeal campaign
• Run monthly donor report; ensure timely and accurate processing and acknowledgement of all donations and gifts; generally assist GAS staff and volunteers with donation acknowledgments and gift solicitations; run other donor/membership reports, as needed
• Oversee proper functioning of donor database and membership directory, including consistency and accuracy of membership records, up to date information, etc.
• Follow up with members who have submitted incorrect or declined payment
• Coordinate and run membership events
• Process all incoming memberships and renewals; compile new member and renewal reports and mail packets/notices monthly
• Update GAS development web pages, including sponsor recognition, fund descriptions, giving, etc.
• Serve as staff representative on Board Development and Membership committees; maintain minutes of committee meetings; coordinate committee projects
• Provide conference and post-conference support and wrap up, as directed by the Executive Director
• Maintain advanced understanding of non-profit development techniques and best practices
• Other duties as assigned from time to time

Reports to:

Executive Director

Qualifications and Skills:

The successful candidate will:

• Be collaborative in working with staff, Board, and partners
• Be flexible in responding to and working with shifting priorities of cyclical projects
• Be committed to an “all-hands-on-deck” approach to GAS’s work, especially during conference season (this includes but is not limited to helping answer phone calls, assisting inquiries about navigating and using the website, helping with conference registration, and possibly traveling to/participating in the management of the conference)
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, non-profit environment
• Experience with visual arts, especially glass, is desired
• Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent education/experience
• Demonstrated fundraising and grant writing experience
• Demonstrated success in securing and developing funding, donors and stakeholders
• Demonstrated experience in developing individual and corporate giving strategies
• Demonstrated research and planning skills; attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills: verbal, written, electronic
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, and other on-line applications

Glass Art Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer, encouraging and supporting diversity of glass art, artists, and employees.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@glassart.org. No phone calls, please.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

9/6/2017

Glass Art Society
Manages the day to day business operations of GAS, including staff supervision, scheduling, and delegation of duties, as directed by the Executive Director • Supports Executive Director with general day to day human resources and operational matters

Organization

Glass Art Society

Website

www.glassart.org

More Info

Lisa Anderson

lisa@swifthrsolutions.com

2063008737

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Summary:

The Glass Art Society is an international non-profit membership organization founded in 1971 whose purpose is to encourage excellence, to advance education, to promote the appreciation and development of the glass arts, and to support the worldwide community of artists who work with glass. The Society strives to stimulate communication among artists, educators, students, collectors, gallery and museum personnel, art critics, manufacturers, and all others interested in and involved with the production, technology and aesthetics of glass. We are dedicated to creating greater public awareness and appreciation of the glass arts.

Job Responsibilities:

• Manages the day to day business operations of GAS, including staff supervision, scheduling, and delegation of duties, as directed by the Executive Director
• Supports Executive Director with general day to day human resources and operational matters
• Ensures Executive Director receives regular financial reports, as directed by the ED
• Ensures office security, including the maintenance of passwords
• Coordinates space and office organization; purchases and manages/maintains supplies and equipment
• Serves as staff representative to specified Board committees, including Education, Green, Diversity, and Underserved Youth committees; maintain minutes of committee meetings; coordinate committee projects
• Prepares and presents the Board committee report (summarizing the work of all Board committees)
• Coordinates and manages conference presenters
• Manage and maintain the chart assignment grid for Board conference roles, with support from Administrative Assistant
• Coordinates and drives new employee on-boarding process and orientation (e.g., new hire paperwork, orientation activities, new hire training, etc.)
• Provides conference and post-conference support and wrap up, including Board follow up reporting; “thank you” letters, Goblet Grab oversight and ensure follow up
• Manages the work exchange and volunteer programs:
• Serve as primary staff contact
• Recruit volunteers and work exchange participants; identify team leaders for venue areas and coordinate schedules and roles; coordinate and supervise conference work exchange and volunteers (approximately 60 to 100 individuals)
• Assess, in partnership with GAS staff and the local conference committee, to determine positions needed, schedules, etc.; manage master schedule of shifts available; assign roles and shifts; gather and track timesheets
• Create registration for work exchange and volunteers in GAS module and on GAS website; update forms, website, etc., with information about jobs, registration process, calendar, etc.
• Liaise with local volunteer committee (if applicable)
• Provide name tags for conference work exchange and volunteers
• Send thank you letters to all participants
• Invoice individuals without timesheets/required number of hours for work exchange
• Other conference duties as needed
• Other duties as assigned from time to time

Reports to:

Executive Director

Qualifications and Skills:

The successful candidate will:

• Be collaborative in working with staff, Board, and partners
• Be flexible in responding to and working with shifting priorities of cyclical projects
• Be committed to an “all-hands-on-deck” approach to GAS’s work, especially during conference season (this includes but is not limited to helping answer phone calls, assisting inquiries about navigating and using the website, helping with conference registration, and possibly traveling to/participating in the management of the conference)
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, non-profit environment
• Experience with visual arts, especially glass, is desired
• Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent education/experience
• Demonstrated organizational and planning skills; attention to detail
• Strong office and people management skills
• Excellent communication skills: verbal, written, electronic
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, and other on-line applications
• Helpful to have some experience with design and publications

Glass Art Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer, encouraging and supporting diversity of glass art, artists, and employees.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@glassart.org. No phone calls, please.

Link to Opportunity

www.glassart.org

Posted

9/6/2017

Glass Art Society
Fund raising and membership development

Organization

Glass Art Society

Website

www.glassart.org

More Info

Lisa Anderson

lisa@swifthrsolutions.com

2063008737

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Summary:

The Glass Art Society is an international non-profit membership organization founded in 1971 whose purpose is to encourage excellence, to advance education, to promote the appreciation and development of the glass arts, and to support the worldwide community of artists who work with glass. The Society strives to stimulate communication among artists, educators, students, collectors, gallery and museum personnel, art critics, manufacturers, and all others interested in and involved with the production, technology and aesthetics of glass. We are dedicated to creating greater public awareness and appreciation of the glass arts.

Job Responsibilities:

• Work closely with the Executive Director to identify and secure sources of funding for GAS programs and activities, including corporate, foundation, and individual support
• Support and partner with GAS staff, the Board of Directors, key volunteers, and stakeholders to participate in the fundraising process
• Provide support to the Executive Director for outreach efforts, and developing partnerships to promote growth
• Work with Executive Director to set, prioritize, track, and meet fundraising goals for institutional projects
• Research and set up individual and corporate giving sources in preparation for Executive Director’s direct contact
• Create development plan; manage the GAS grant and development calendar
• Research, write, and submit grant applications and reports with guidance from the Executive Director
• Develop, track, and implement sponsorship plans and proposals for the annual GAS conference
• Manage the organization’s annual appeal campaign
• Run monthly donor report; ensure timely and accurate processing and acknowledgement of all donations and gifts; generally assist GAS staff and volunteers with donation acknowledgments and gift solicitations; run other donor/membership reports, as needed
• Oversee proper functioning of donor database and membership directory, including consistency and accuracy of membership records, up to date information, etc.
• Follow up with members who have submitted incorrect or declined payment
• Coordinate and run membership events
• Process all incoming memberships and renewals; compile new member and renewal reports and mail packets/notices monthly
• Update GAS development web pages, including sponsor recognition, fund descriptions, giving, etc.
• Serve as staff representative on Board Development and Membership committees; maintain minutes of committee meetings; coordinate committee projects
• Provide conference and post-conference support and wrap up, as directed by the Executive Director
• Maintain advanced understanding of non-profit development techniques and best practices
• Other duties as assigned from time to time

Reports to:

Executive Director

Qualifications and Skills:

The successful candidate will:

• Be collaborative in working with staff, Board, and partners
• Be flexible in responding to and working with shifting priorities of cyclical projects
• Be committed to an “all-hands-on-deck” approach to GAS’s work, especially during conference season (this includes but is not limited to helping answer phone calls, assisting inquiries about navigating and using the website, helping with conference registration, and possibly traveling to/participating in the management of the conference)
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, non-profit environment
• Experience with visual arts, especially glass, is desired
• Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent education/experience
• Demonstrated fundraising and grant writing experience
• Demonstrated success in securing and developing funding, donors and stakeholders
• Demonstrated experience in developing individual and corporate giving strategies
• Demonstrated research and planning skills; attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills: verbal, written, electronic
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, and other on-line applications

Glass Art Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer, encouraging and supporting diversity of glass art, artists, and employees.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@glassart.org. No phone calls, please.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

9/6/2017

Glass Art Society
Manages the day to day business operations of GAS, including staff supervision, scheduling, and delegation of duties, as directed by the Executive Director • Supports Executive Director with general day to day human resources and operational matters

Organization

Glass Art Society

Website

www.glassart.org

More Info

Lisa Anderson

lisa@swifthrsolutions.com

2063008737

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Summary:

The Glass Art Society is an international non-profit membership organization founded in 1971 whose purpose is to encourage excellence, to advance education, to promote the appreciation and development of the glass arts, and to support the worldwide community of artists who work with glass. The Society strives to stimulate communication among artists, educators, students, collectors, gallery and museum personnel, art critics, manufacturers, and all others interested in and involved with the production, technology and aesthetics of glass. We are dedicated to creating greater public awareness and appreciation of the glass arts.

Job Responsibilities:

• Manages the day to day business operations of GAS, including staff supervision, scheduling, and delegation of duties, as directed by the Executive Director
• Supports Executive Director with general day to day human resources and operational matters
• Ensures Executive Director receives regular financial reports, as directed by the ED
• Ensures office security, including the maintenance of passwords
• Coordinates space and office organization; purchases and manages/maintains supplies and equipment
• Serves as staff representative to specified Board committees, including Education, Green, Diversity, and Underserved Youth committees; maintain minutes of committee meetings; coordinate committee projects
• Prepares and presents the Board committee report (summarizing the work of all Board committees)
• Coordinates and manages conference presenters
• Manage and maintain the chart assignment grid for Board conference roles, with support from Administrative Assistant
• Coordinates and drives new employee on-boarding process and orientation (e.g., new hire paperwork, orientation activities, new hire training, etc.)
• Provides conference and post-conference support and wrap up, including Board follow up reporting; “thank you” letters, Goblet Grab oversight and ensure follow up
• Manages the work exchange and volunteer programs:
• Serve as primary staff contact
• Recruit volunteers and work exchange participants; identify team leaders for venue areas and coordinate schedules and roles; coordinate and supervise conference work exchange and volunteers (approximately 60 to 100 individuals)
• Assess, in partnership with GAS staff and the local conference committee, to determine positions needed, schedules, etc.; manage master schedule of shifts available; assign roles and shifts; gather and track timesheets
• Create registration for work exchange and volunteers in GAS module and on GAS website; update forms, website, etc., with information about jobs, registration process, calendar, etc.
• Liaise with local volunteer committee (if applicable)
• Provide name tags for conference work exchange and volunteers
• Send thank you letters to all participants
• Invoice individuals without timesheets/required number of hours for work exchange
• Other conference duties as needed
• Other duties as assigned from time to time

Reports to:

Executive Director

Qualifications and Skills:

The successful candidate will:

• Be collaborative in working with staff, Board, and partners
• Be flexible in responding to and working with shifting priorities of cyclical projects
• Be committed to an “all-hands-on-deck” approach to GAS’s work, especially during conference season (this includes but is not limited to helping answer phone calls, assisting inquiries about navigating and using the website, helping with conference registration, and possibly traveling to/participating in the management of the conference)
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, non-profit environment
• Experience with visual arts, especially glass, is desired
• Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent education/experience
• Demonstrated organizational and planning skills; attention to detail
• Strong office and people management skills
• Excellent communication skills: verbal, written, electronic
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, and other on-line applications
• Helpful to have some experience with design and publications

Glass Art Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer, encouraging and supporting diversity of glass art, artists, and employees.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@glassart.org. No phone calls, please.

Link to Opportunity

www.glassart.org

Posted

9/6/2017

Clatsop Community College Royal Nebeker Art Gallery
Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century is an international juried competition hosted annually by the Clatsop Community College Royal Nebeker Art Gallery in Astoria, Oregon, with a focus on the time-honored tradition of the nude human figure, an art form that continues to inspire and challenge many artists today as one of the most potentially rewarding subjects to explore.

Organization

Clatsop Community College Royal Nebeker Art Gallery

Website

http://www.aunaturelart.com/

More Info

Kristin Shauck

kshauck@clatsopcc.edu

503-338-2472

Fee to Apply

$40 for up to three images and $5 for each additional image.

Deadline to Apply

11/7/2017

Description

Clatsop Community College announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, January 25 - March 15, 2018 at Royal Nebeker Art Gallery in Astoria, OR. $1,000 in cash prizes, up to $2,000 in purchase awards, solo show award, and a select number of visiting artist workshop awards. Juror: Arvie Smith. Open to all artists working in any two-dimensional drawing, painting, and printmaking media with a focus on the nude human figure as subject matter and in which the hand-made mark is employed as the primary means of image-making.

How to Apply

Applications are being handled online through CaFÉ™
(Call for Entry): http://www.callforentry.org/
Applications must be received on CaFÉ™ by Midnight (11:59:59 pm) Mountain Time, November 7th, 2017.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4540

Posted

9/6/2017

Antioch University MFA Program
At Lunch Ticket, we publish excellent work from new, emerging, and established writers and artists, in balance with conversations about social justice and community activism. We seek to give a platform to underrepresented voices that reflect diverse experiences. We are currently accepting submissions for our Winter/Spring 2018 issue, and are currently open in Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Young Adult (13+), Flash Prose, Translation, and in August for Visual Art. Additionally, during the month of August we are accepting submissions for two literary awards: the Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction and the Gabo Prize for Literature in Translation and Multilingual Texts. The winner of each of these awards will receive a cash prize and publication in the Winter/Spring 2018 issue alongside the finalists. The general submissions in Creative Nonfiction and Literary Translation will be open September 1st through October 31st.

Organization

Antioch University MFA Program

Website

http://lunchticket.org/

More Info

Ari Rosenschein

arosenschein@antioch.edu

(323) 317-2981

Deadline to Apply

10/31/2017

Description

Lunch Ticket is the online literary and visual art journal published twice-yearly by the MFA community of Antioch University Los Angeles, a graduate program devoted to the education of literary artists, community engagement, and the pursuit of social, economic, and environmental justice.

At Lunch Ticket, we publish excellent work from new, emerging, and established writers and artists, in balance with conversations about social justice and community activism. We seek to give a platform to underrepresented voices that reflect diverse experiences.

We are currently accepting submissions for our Winter/Spring 2018 issue, and are currently open in Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Young Adult (13+), Flash Prose, Translation, and in August for Visual Art. Additionally, during the month of August we are accepting submissions for two literary awards: the Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction and the Gabo Prize for Literature in Translation and Multilingual Texts. The winner of each of these awards will receive a cash prize and publication in the Winter/Spring 2018 issue alongside the finalists. The general submissions in Creative Nonfiction and Literary Translation will be open September 1st through October 31st.

We currently accept submissions online through Submittable: https://lunchticket.submittable.com/submit

How to Apply

https://lunchticket.submittable.com/submit

Link to Opportunity

http://lunchticket.org/

Posted

9/6/2017

The National YoungArts Foundation identifies and nurtures the most accomplished young artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts and assists them at critical junctures in their educational and professional development. YoungArts aspires to create a community of alumni that provides a lifetime of encouragement, opportunity and support.

More Info

Deadline to Apply

10/13/2017

Description

Are you a 15-18 year old visual, literary, design or performing artist?
Apply to YoungArts' national arts competition.

For the past 36 years, YoungArts has been committed to identifying and supporting the next generation of artists, ages 15 - 18 (or grades 10 – 12). Selected artists will:
Receive up to $10,000 in cash awards
Take master classes with accomplished artists
​Become eligible for nomination as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts
Receive a lifetime of mentoring and professional support
Achieve national recognition


How to Apply

YoungArts applications are open to all 15-18 year olds across the country. Apply online at their website: http://www.youngarts.org/apply

Applications are open until October 13, 2017.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.youngarts.org/apply

Posted

9/6/2017

Office of Arts & Culture
Aims to create community impact by broadening arts and culture participation at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, an historic landmark cultural facility in the heart of the Central Area neighborhood of Seattle.
Office of Arts & Culture
Encouraging innovation and widening cultural participation, particularly by individuals, organizations and communities that may not qualify for other grant programs. Accepting applications year-round, smART ventures is flexible, inclusive and simple.

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