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Opportunities is a one-stop shop for the latest arts-related jobs, funding sources, calls for artists and training opportunities. You may also submit an opportunity in one of the categories below. We moderate submissions, and listings are posted at the discretion of staff. It may take a couple of business days for your listing to appear.

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Ardor Creative Media
Free locally Made Family Friendly Films6/30/2017
MOHAI
This position will manage the day to day responsibilities of MOHAI’s Education and Youth Programs Department and oversee all aspects of education and youth programming designed to engage students, adults and families in MOHAI’s mission. 7/19/2017
Seattle Opera
The Production Manager, Community Projects is responsible for supporting all technical and production aspects of Seattle Opera’s Education and Community Engagement programming with a focus on professional courtesy, collaboration, timeliness, innovation, and respect for the creative process and its participants while maintaining the highest standard of excellence throughout all phases of production. These programs are generally designed to engage individuals and groups in discovering and exploring opera by inspiring creativity, fostering lifelong learning, providing multiple entry points to the world of opera, and facilitating in meaningful dialogue throughout our community.7/17/2017
Museum of History & Industry
The primary role of the Museum of History & Industry's (MOHAI) Public Programs Developer is to create, coordinate, and deliver high-quality history programs to broad and diverse audiences of all ages, primarily adults. 7/17/2017
Broadway Bound Children's Theatre
Broadway Bound Children's Theatre is looking for Outstanding Instructors for our 2017 Summer Camps!7/10/2017
Sitka Center
Executive Director of Sitka Center for Art and Ecology7/16/2017
Whim W'Him
The Communications Intern will assist the Interim Executive Director and staff in engaging audiences and raising visibility for Whim W’Him. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to explore communications and marketing roles with nonprofit arts organizations.7/17/2017
Unity at the Bemis Art Committee
BemisArts and United Creations are pleased to announce a Call For Art. The call is open until June 30, 2017. We are reaching out to known members of the local Seattle art community to announce this new opportunity to show your art.6/30/2017
Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA)
The second in a series, Marginalized: Edges and Gutters, will thematically explore what it means to exist on the periphery and literally push artwork to the boundaries of the printed page.7/1/2017
Art/Not Terminal Gallery
Open call for all local Seattle artists! Submit your work to have the opportunity to be featured in a group show at Art/Not Terminal Gallery during the Bumbershoot Festival!7/24/2017
Network of Ensemble Theaters (NET)
The Network of Ensemble Theaters is headed to Seattle for our first national event in the Pacific Northwest! In partnership with our local host, University of Washington School of Drama, Past Forward: 2017 NET National Gathering & Symposium will bring together NET members, artists, practitioners, educators, scholars, students, activists, organizers, community partners, funders, policy makers, and others with an interest in collaborative creation across disciplines and sectors. Join the national ensemble field in Seattle this summer (June 22-25, 2017) for performances, workshops, discussions, panels, networking, local site visits, and more!6/26/2017
Public Art 4Culture
We want to commission innovative, new work by artists who can create an emotional connection to one of the most important resources of our world: water.7/27/2017
City of Shoreline Public Art Program
Artist-enhanced and repurposed pianos are returning to Shoreline streets. $500 plus up to $200 for materials. 6/30/2017
4Culture
The King County Regional Trails System (RTS) is one of the nation's most extensive multi-use off-road networks. Help bring it to life using your unique photographic perspective.7/13/2017
One Reel
The Director of External Affairs is responsible for developing and managing the day-to-day execution of One Reel’s fundraising, sponsorship and communication plans. This outstanding and talented individual will have the passion, connections and skills to strengthen the public profile and financial position of One Reel while upholding the organization’s mission. The Director of External Affairs will be a confident and persuasive individual who has the ability to inspire donors, sponsors, the press and other key stakeholders. This position reports to the Executive Director, identifies and oversees the work of regular and occasional freelancers and interns, and works with the Development Committee of One Reel’s Board to formulate and implement policies and plans to meet One Reel’s short- and long-term objectives. 7/6/2017
One Reel
This internship will allow candidates to sit in on all of the booking, production, marketing/PR and artist logistics process meetings, and otherwise learn the day­to­day, nuts­and­bolts operations involved in creating and organizing large scale arts events. Primarily working on Pianos in the Parks, Mayors Arts Awards, One Reel’s annual Fundraiser in the Space Needle, and portions of Bumbershoot. Interns will learn about artist selection, contracting, public relations, production, operations, and how to manage obligations on­site by helping nail down every last detail with artists, programming partners, and other key stakeholders. 7/7/2017
Museum of History & Industry
The Data Manager & Analyst position is responsible for strategic analysis of the museum’s activities and environment as reflected in demographics, audience participation, membership, and geographic factors. Additionally, the position ensures the integrity of data and accessibility of information stored in the museum’s revenue database application. This position generates special reports, lists, and analyses for management, both routinely and upon request. Museum activity and data functions supported by this position include Admissions, Attendance, Contributions, Memberships, Events, Education, and Public Programs. Additionally, this position will: Train and assist staff, audit the data elements, manage interface between website and application, and generate research for Museum Directors. Possessing a strong sense of curiosity and a passion for learning new technology, the Data Manager & Analyst works collaboratively with staff and leadership throughout the museum to promote the mission and goals of MOHAI. This position is a member of the Finance and Operations Department.7/6/2017
VALA Eastside
VALA Eastside is seeking artwork for the gallery exhibition Sculptures in Motion – Exploring Kinetic Art that will feature kinetic sculptures that utilize various elements of motion either singularly or combined, resulting in dynamic compositions than encourage the viewer’s curiosity and engagement.6/17/2017
City of Bellevue
The City of Bellevue seeks an artist, or artist team, to create a public artwork that will provide lighting to a portion, or all, of a roughly 270’-long pedestrian path in Lattawood Park. Budget: $80,000. Deadline: 5 PM, July 12, 20177/12/2017
StoneDance Prodcutions
CHOP SHOP: Bodies of Work A Contemporary Dance Festival Now accepting applications for the 11th annual CHOP SHOP Contemporary Dance Festival 2018. February 17 & 18, 2018 at The Theatre at Meydenbauer, Bellevue, WA. USA. 7/12/2017
Real Talk: People of Color Speak Out on Working in and with Arts Organizations <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
Seattle Arts Leadership Team (SALT) and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture's Turning Commitment into Action (TCA) program are bringing Real Talk: People of Color Speak Out on Working in and with Arts Organizations to Seattle. Real Talk is a project organized by Arts Workers for Equity(AWE) in Portland Oregon, focusing on personal accounts of applying for work, job interviews, work culture and leaving the job as they relate to being a person of color in the field of arts administration. You can submit your story here. Accepting submissions until July 15, 20177/15/2017
Washington State Convention Center
Juried Photograpy Show6/28/2017
Mercer Island Arts Council
The Mercer Island Arts Council is looking for an artist to design and paint a mural on an outdoor wall located on West Mercer Way, facing the exit 6 off ramp on Mercer Island, WA. The mural’s intent is meant to be a warm welcome to those visiting or returning home, by beautifying the main wall they see as they exit onto the island. Artists are asked to submit a draft of their proposed design with their application packet. Artists may be asked to supply a more detailed proposal with a $200 stipend for additional work. 6/30/2017
SEED
The Station Manager is responsible for directing the day to day and long range efforts of the community radio station, Rainier Valley Radio | KVRU6/21/2017
Friends of Waterfront Seattle
Event support for free community events in Waterfront Park with Friends of Waterfront Seattle 6/30/2017
Cleared Art Services
Graphic Design6/29/2017
Seattle Art Museum
Connect art to life for youth! Lead tours of SAM’s Global Art Collection and have the opportunity to engage with diverse perspectives. 7/11/2017
Velocity Dance Center
The Front Desk Intern works directly with the Operations Manager to help ensure smooth day-to-day organizational operations and ensures quality customer service at the Front Desk. 6/29/2017
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.
Artist Trust
The Development and Events Intern assists in the coordination of fundraising projects, special events, and pre-planning for Artist Trust’s annual auction in February 2018. They provide administrative support for membership, sponsorship, prospect research, grantwriting, annual giving, and major gift efforts. Come be a part of the fast-paced and fun Artist Trust Development Team!6/22/2017
Artist Trust
The Grants to Artists Program Intern serves an important support role for Artist Trust’s programming team in providing career training and grantmaking programs for artists in the state of Washington. The Program Intern will manage intake of grant applications and assist with grant selection panels, reporting to the Program Director and Program Coordinator to maintain the integrity of grantmaking programs, and ensure database accuracy. This position runs July-December.6/22/2017
Artist Trust
The Artist Support Program Intern reports to the Artist Support Program Coordinator to streamline business practice workshops, webinars, data entry, and sustain online resources and ongoing research projects. The Artist Support Program Intern also periodically works with the rest of the program team to provide support with the organization’s eight grant programs and overall mission. This internship is recommended for candidates looking for experience in an office environment and learning administrative skills at an arts non-profit. This position runs July-December.6/22/2017
Artist Trust
The Artist Engagement Intern serves an important support role for Artist Trust’s programming team in providing career training and grantmaking support for artists in Washington State. The Artist Engagement Intern will assist the Programs team with direct promotion around programming, researching and engaging different communities of artists, and delivering support during events as necessary. This is a good opportunity for emerging arts administrators looking to explore the arts service sector while building professional connections across Washington State. This is a good opportunity for emerging arts administrators looking to explore the arts service sector while building professional connections across Washington State. This position runs July-December.6/22/2017
Minnesota State Arts Board
National call for public art at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Minneapolis, Minnesota6/29/2017
the Big Picture Art Project
The big picture is a collective art project where people in our local area and around the world are collaborating to create a big mosaic picture from thousands of drawings.6/22/2017
artEAST Art Center
Seeking PNW artists to apply for "Fantastical Worlds" exhibit.7/25/2017
Contemporary Craft
LEAP recognizes exceptional emerging talent in the contemporary craft field and provides opportunities for early career artists to bring their artwork to the consumer market. 9/30/2017
Carkeek Park Advisory Council (CPAC) and Seattle Parks and Recreation
The Carkeek Park Advisory Council (CPAC) and Seattle Parks and Recreation invite proposals for placement of up to five temporary outdoor artworks in Carkeek Park, an approximately 190-acre urban forest located in NW Seattle, from August 5, 2017 – October 15, 2017. The deadline for submissions is June 18, 2017; there is no fee to apply.6/20/2017
Pratt Fine Arts Center
We are now accepting applications for Pratt's scholarships for the 2017-18 year. Pratt's Scholarships and Awards seek to provide educational and studio access opportunities to artists of all ages and skills levels.The deadline to apply is June 5th, 2016 by 9am. The awards range in value, eligibility, and scope, see our website for complete details. 6/5/2017
501 Commons
We seek skilled consultants willing to volunteer their fund planning, facilitation and/or fundraising expertise to a nonprofit based in King County.5/26/2017
Fremont Abbey Arts Center
NEXT STAGE provides business & marketing advice for young artists 18-24 who are serious about their craft.6/20/2017
Columbia City Gallery
Gimme Shelter - Call for Entries for our 12th Annual Juried Exhibit - We all need it be it physical or shelter from the storms of life6/25/2017
Feast of Crispian
An introductory training on acting Shakespeare as an intervention to give you the tools to intervene and help people with trauma restore their capacity to begin healing. 6/9/2017
Allied Arts Foundation
Allied Arts Foundation is currently accepting applications for our 2017 Emerging Artist Grant Awards. We will award eight grants to emerging artists residing in Western Washington: One $5,000 award, two $2,500 awards, and five $1,000 awards. The 2017 awards will focus on 2D Visual Arts only.5/9/2017
A Gallery at Integrus Architecture
Not for Profit exhibition in Pioneer Square6/30/2017
Frye Art Museum
Become a gallery guide and get involved behind the scenes at the Frye Art Museum. Gallery guides give tours to K–12 groups, university students, and the general public.6/30/2017
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
Georgetown Steam Plant Graphic Novel
The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle City Light (SCL), will commission one artist or artist team to research, write and illustrate a fictionalized historic graphic novel in relation to the history, story and significance of the Georgetown Steam Plant, a National Historic Landmark.8/15/2017
Seattle is seeking the next Civic Poet
The Civic Poet Program supports an established poet with a two-year City residency as literary ambassador. In addition to annual City events, the Civic Poet will foster community dialogue and engagement between the public and artists, while celebrating the literary arts. The program emerged from the earlier Poet Populist program and invests in the future of literary arts through community connections.5/8/2017
360 Xochi Quetzal
360 XOCHI QUETZAL is a FREE artist and writer’s residency located on Lake Chapala, Mexico. The deadline for our Winter Residency Program is Sunday, July 30, 2017 (for the December 14, 2017 - January 13, 2018 residency). International visual artists, writers, playwrights, photographers, dancers, new media makers and musicians can apply.7/30/2017
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
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.
Public Art Boot Camp 2017
The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture is invested in training the next generation of public artists who can create culturally relevant artworks that resonate with Seattle's diverse population. ARTS is offering a FREE two-day intensive training to artists who are ready to translate their exhibition experience to the public realm.12/15/2016
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
Outreach & Communications Intern <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
Seeking an undergraduate student to intern with the Communications and Outreach team. The Communications and Outreach Team is responsible for office communications (including printed materials, website, blog and social media), outreach efforts and events (internal and external), as well as working with the press and partnering with other organizations to activate and sustain Seattle through arts and culture..2/7/2017
Poetry on Buses <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
“Your Body of Water” Poetry on Buses 2016-2017, has expanded to offer community sourced poetry in nine languages on a broad range of bus, rail and station venues. Residents in King County, Washington is eligible to submit one poem up to 50 words in length on the theme of water online starting May 15 through September 30.9/30/2016
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.

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