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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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Cornish College of the Arts
Apply for a Cornish Playhouse Arts Incubator Residency. Get 1-2 Weeks Of free Artistic Space In 2018 to develop bold, experimental, multi-disciplinary work. 8/21/2017
Coltura
The Georgetown No-Gas Mural will invite viewers to think about the use of gasoline personally, as a family, at work , the effect on community and in society and inspire that thought to transform to action in reducing or eliminating gasoline use. Coltura has chosen the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle for a no-gas themed mural because Georgetown already has a vibrant art community with murals throughout the neighborhood. Georgetown is also a community heavily impacted by poor air quality due to gasoline use by trucks at the nearby Port. 9/10/2017
Vetri Gallery
Artist Opportunity to Submit Ornament Design for Holidays9/15/2017
Shunpike
Submit a workshop or panel proposal, display your artwork, give a live performance, contribute your expertise, and more for ACES 2017.9/15/2017
Seattle International Film Festival
SIFF is now accepting film submissions for the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival.11/3/2017
Lynnwood Arts Commission
Art Exhibits - call9/30/2017
Lynnwood Arts Commission
Art exhibit for youth artists9/30/2017
Ardor Creative Media
Local Film Screened in the Community9/1/2017
Ardor Creative Media
PG Shorts geared toward children!9/2/2017
Disjecta Contemporary Art Center
Disjecta Curator-in-Residence Program Accepting Applicants 10/6/2017
Town Hall Seattle
Town Hall Seattle seeks a Seasonal Part-Time Digital Media Assistant to film and live-stream Town Hall programs, and assist in updating web based media content. 8/31/2017
Seattle Art Museum
The Chief Technology Officer is the top leader for SAM’s technology and digital efforts to amplify the museum’s mission and improve business operations. This position uses effective leadership and interpersonal skills to set the vision and strategy for technology, advocate for it and implement it. The CTO is a senior leader reporting to the Director & CEO and participates in the Director’s Advisory leadership group. The successful CTO will possess high emotional intelligence, be a strategic thinker, and serve as an articulate spokesperson for the objectives and ambitions of the institution. S/He will be a naturally curious listener and critical thinker who can communicate complex technology problems and solutions into plain language. 9/30/2017
Teatro ZinZanni
The Wardrobe Lead is responsible for all wardrobe-related rehearsal and performance needs. Ongoing tasks include, but are not limited to: daily costume maintenance and repair, creating and updating dressing plots, maintaining costume inventory databases, pre-show preparation, dressing assistance, quick changes, and wig application & care. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to: prepping and performing pre-strike and post-strike activities, ordering supplies, coordinating make-up orders, and overseeing staff dry-cleaning needs.9/11/2017
Foster/White Gallery
Internship to create Foundation Information Sharing9/5/2017
Foster/White Gallery
Fine Art Sales9/11/2017
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Process ticket sales quickly and accurately, in a welcoming manner, while providing miscellaneous information about Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibition amenities, other tourist attractions, and the Seattle area. A strong focus on up-selling and a solid grasp of detailed information regarding various ticket packages and other Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibition offers.8/31/2017
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Retail sales including sales of fine art. This position starts at $14.50 and will start as a temporary position, working through mid September. 8/31/2017
We.APP
We.APP (We Act. Present. Perform.) offers a public speaking class at Summit Sierra Charter School. We are currently looking for a teaching artist to instruct the course throughout the school year! The course comes with curriculum/lesson plans and professional development. The teaching artist also has the option to modify or implement lesson plans as well. 9/11/2017
The Morgan Fund
Funding Opportunity for Small to Medium-Sized Dance and Theatre Organizations. 9/30/2017
Shunpike
Shunpike introduces a new Artist-in-Residence program in Seattle, WA. Artists selected for this exciting opportunity will work in a Seattle-area corporate campus in an on-site art studio.9/24/2017
Washington Lawyers for the Arts
Washington Lawyers for the Arts seeks part-time Administrative Director. 9/18/2017
On the Boards
On the Boards is seeking a House Manager for our 17/18 season9/18/2017
University of Washington Department of Dance
The Public Information Specialist develops and implements marketing and communications efforts for the Dance department at UW.8/23/2017
"Glass Art Society
Work closely with the Executive Director to identify and secure sources of funding for GAS programs and activities, including corporate, foundation, and individual support9/6/2017"
Seattle Choruses
The Membership and Rehearsal Manager is the primary staff liaison to the members of Seattle Men’s Chorus and Seattle Women’s Chorus. This position provides on-site logistical support at rehearsals and performances, responds to routine member questions and issues, and serves as administrator for membership tracking and recordkeeping.8/25/2017
Town Hall Seattle
The Event Lead is responsible for managing day-of-show logistics and public safety at Town Hall-produced events. Reporting to the Production Director, the Event Lead works in concert with the Front of House Lead and venue staff to ensure a clean, safe, and customer service-oriented environment for our patrons. The Event Lead serves as liaison to Inside/Out venues, artists and speakers, press, and other event personnel. Duties include event set-up, day-of-show event coordination, and strike/load out. Shifts vary in length and shift times vary based on event needs. Evening and weekend hours are required.8/20/2017
Town Hall Seattle
The Front of House Lead supports the Event Lead in managing day-of-show logistics and public safety at Town Hall-produced events. Working as a member of the production team, the FoH Lead runs the nightly box office and conducts membership outreach. They support the work of the Patron Relations Manager in overseeing front-of-house volunteers and acting as the primary audience liaison at Town Hall programs. The ideal candidate will develop a familiarity with and passion for Town Hall’s mission and programs, to act as a friendly and effective advocate for the organization. 8/20/2017
Glass Art Society
Fund raising and membership development9/6/2017
Glass Art Society
Operations management9/6/2017
Seattle Pro Musica
Provide administrative support for Seattle Pro Musica’s operational, fundraising, marketing, and production needs.8/24/2017
Southwest Seattle Historical Society
Oversees museum operations and programs8/31/2017
North Seattle College
North Seattle College is searching for (2) Part-Time Instruction and Lab Support Technicians for the Ceramics and Sculpture Studios. Both positions are up to 16 hours per week at $15/hour. Some weekend and evening hours are required.8/14/2017
Encore Media Group
Encore Media Group, the publisher of Encore Arts Programs and City Arts magazine, is looking to add an enthusiastic, arts-loving support staff member to our team!8/31/2017
Short Run Seattle
Affordable art classes throughout Seattle for adults and youth8/31/2017
City of Tacoma - Office of Arts and Cultural Vitality
14 Month Residency in Tacoma, Wa.9/6/2017
Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council
6X6NW is an exciting art exhibition and fundraising event for the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council. The show will featuring over 600 works of art, all sized 6 x 6 inches.9/29/2017
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. 11/7/2017
4Culture
The Evergreen Branch Library is seeking an artist or artist-led team to create public artwork that will welcome visitors to the library and capture their imagination.8/28/2017
Communications and Outreach Intern <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture is seeking a junior or senior college student to assist the Communications and Outreach team in all aspects of managing the Office's events and communications, including preparation and dissemination of print and online marketing materials, pre-event planning and logistics, day-of-event onsite work and planning. The internship requires work in both an office environment and outdoors at events with regular interaction with the general public.8/8/2017
Portland Winter Light Festival
2018 Portland Winter Light Festival Call for Submissions9/23/2017
The Northwest Chamber Chorus
The Northwest Chamber Chorus is holding auditions for experienced singers (all voices, but especially basses and altos).8/27/2017
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.10/31/2017
4Culture
This yearly, non-restricted award is for artists with a connection to the Pioneer Square neighborhood and an ability to challenge the limits of creative discourse.8/14/2017
Book-It Repertory Theatre
BOOK-IT REPERTORY THEATRE, an established and noted part of Seattle’s theatre ecology, is looking for an energetic and innovative fundraiser with deep collaborative commitment. The Annual Fund Manager is responsible for developing and executing the Annual Fund segment of a comprehensive fundraising program that meets annual financial goals. The Annual Fund Officer will work closely with the Director of Development, Managing Director, and the Board of Directors to meet Annual Fund goals with other duties as noted.8/23/2017
Medieval Women's Choir
The Medieval Women's Choir, one of the few choirs in the US specializing in medieval music, seeks an Administrator/Operations Manager.8/23/2017
The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation
The theatre enrichment grant program provides production-specific support for musicals or plays that tackle social issues in an innovative, inspiring, and educational manner. The Foundation’s theatre enrichment grant program supports organizations with 501(c)(3) status, at least two consecutive years of operating history, and a mission to produce or present theatre. Funds can cover artistic, production, and overhead expenses for one production to occur between December 1, 2017 and November 30, 2018.8/4/2017
The National YoungArts Foundation
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.10/13/2017
Northwest Chorale
Come and Sing with NW Chorale!9/10/2017
Urban ArtWorks
Call for mural artists8/26/2017
Town Hall Seattle
Act as principal copywriter for Town Hall Seattle8/31/2017
Cornish College of the Arts
The Cornish Playhouse Arts Incubator residency is designed to encourage artistic risk-taking by supporting artists in the creation of work that is outside the boundaries of their usual genre, discipline or comfort zone. 8/21/2017
Leschi Business Association
September 9,2017 Artists and Craftspersons are invited to show and sell their work at this annual event featuring art, music, and community building.9/9/2017
Wing Luke Museum
The program runs Monday – Friday between 12-4pm, between July 10 – July 28th here at the Wing Luke Museum (719 S King St. Seattle WA 98104). The program is absolutely FREE to youth ages 14-19, and we highly encourage youth who like to draw to apply.6/30/2017
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
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
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
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
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
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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