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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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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
Seattle Parks and Recreation
Juried Sidewalk Chalk Art Exhibition in Seattle8/11/2017
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
METHOD
Solo show at METHOD Gallery8/20/2017
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
Seattle Art Fair
VIP Program Attendants & Hospitality Attendants will be assisting with guest management for VIP events happening both on and off-site at the Seattle Art Fair (Aug 3-6, 2017). Events will range from public to exclusive private events with guests ranging from 20-500 people. It is the attendant’s responsibility to maintain a calm and safe environment at these events. Please note shifts range from 2 hours to 8 hours.7/31/2017
Photographic Center Northwest
Announcing the new Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) Names Family Foundation full-tuition scholarship available on a quarterly basis; this scholarship offers full-tuition coverage for under-served students who could not otherwise attend classes.8/9/2017
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
Jansen Art Center
Submit your artwork for the Fall Juried Exhibit at the Jansen Art Center8/14/2017
Urban ArtWorks
Call for mural artists8/26/2017
Northwest Center Kids
Our inclusive early learning center seeks volunteer artist to facilitate art projects with our children.8/17/2017
Sound Transit
Sound Transit is seeking a Public Art Project Manager in Seattle, WA.8/7/2017
Town Hall Seattle
Town Hall Seattle seeks a Special Events Coordinator to coordinate special events in support of the organization's development goals. 8/1/2017
"Town Hall Seattle
Act as principal copywriter for Town Hall Seattle8/31/2017"
Pacific Science Center
The Exhibit Developer works within a collaborative team to conceptualize, develop, design, prototype and install innovative, engaging and impactful digital experiences for Science Center guests using a variety of platforms. 8/17/2017
Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras
Oversee academic year and summer in-school and educational programming8/1/2017
ArtsFund
This position supports the President & CEO, manages communication with the Board, maintains Board records, organizes Board Meetings, supports the Director of Finance & Operations, manages the front desk, provides general office support, and provides coordinating support for events as needed. Hourly, nonexempt position is entry level, with two to three years of experience preferred.8/10/2017
Frye Art Museum
THE POSITION: Controller FLSA STATUS: Exempt REPORTS TO: Chief Financial Officer DEPARTMENT: Accounting SUPERVISES: Accounting Assistant7/27/2017
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
Path with Art
The Administrative and Communications Coordinator will be responsible for general office operations as well as coordinating print, web, and social media communications needs. This position will be critical in maintaining internal communications between departments and growing external awareness of Path with Art. A strong candidate will have proficiency in MS Office suite and be detail orientated, a quick thinker, flexible in nature, extremely organized, a strong writer and have copy editing skills and a keen sense of humor.8/4/2017
Washington Alliance for Arts Education dba ArtsEd Washington
ArtsEd WA is looking for an experienced leader with a passion for arts learning and statewide advocacy.8/4/2017
Artist Trust
The Annual Fund and Events Manager oversees annual donor appeals and special events. Working closely with other members of the Development team, this position supports and strengthens individual donor endeavors; performs donor database management, reporting, and analyses; and coordinates the Benefit Art Auction, donor salons, and other special events. This position reports to the Director of Development and oversees interns and volunteers.8/4/2017
Wing Luke Museum
Transcribe and preserve Asian Pacific American oral histories8/4/2017
Frye Art Museum
The Membership and Events Manager position will work as an integral part of the Development department to implement the Museum’s membership plan. The position will identify and capitalize on opportunities to grow and increase membership retention and recruitment as well as identify new opportunities for member engagement. This position will plan and execute Frye events with the goal of cultivating and enhancing relationships with community partners, and other constituents of Frye Art Museum. This position will work under the supervision of Deputy Director of Development and collaborate with other members in the Development Communications departments.7/28/2017
ACT Theatre
A Contemporary Theatre, in the heart of downtown Seattle, is seeking an Education and Engagement Manager. This dedicated staff member will oversee the Young Playwrights Program and create engaging community activities to enhance and broaden the conversations ACT is curating with their Mainstage programming. 7/28/2017
Portland Revels
The Executive Director leads a small but dedicated team of staff and volunteers. The Executive Director reports to and serves under the direction of the Portland Revels Board of Directors. The Executive Director is primarily responsible for the sustainability and continued growth of the Portland Revels organization including raising our profile in the arts as well as the community at large. 7/31/2017
Path with Art
Internship opportunity at Path with Art. Path with Art is an arts and social justice non-profit organization that is driven by its belief that arts engagement is transformative and should be available to all. All year round, we provide free arts education, immersion, and engagement opportunities, at no cost to eligible participants.8/4/2017
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
Seattle Art Museum
The Betty Bowen Award is a $15,000 juried award given to one Northwest artist. All visual artists working in any media in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho are eligible. Submissions due 8/1/2017. Apply online at www.callforentry.org. More information at http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/about-sam/art-submissions#bet.8/1/2017
Velocity Dance Center
Velocity is looking for a firecracker Communications Manager. Joining the Velocity team means joining a group of smart and dedicated folks who are driving a growing and changing organization. Our culture is artist-focused and highly collaborative. Staff members participate in meaningful conversations about the future of the organization, the impact we can have in our community and the role of dance in society. We value the flexibility and perks of working in a smaller arts organization, and we think you will too. 7/28/2017
Seattle Arts & Lectures
Seattle Arts & Lectures is looking for a people-centered, mission-driven, reading-and-writing enthusiast to be SAL’s Donor Relations Associate. A new position reporting to the Development Director, the Donor Relations Associate will primarily be responsible for coordinating SAL’s multi-faceted efforts to foster and sustain long-term, meaningful relationships with our many supporters through thoughtful stewardship of their contributions, helping them find ways to be engaged in SAL’s mission and programs, and inspiring them with all that their support makes possible. 7/27/2017
Museum of History & Industry
The Graphic Designer works closely with the Art Director in creating and executing design concepts while maintaining MOHAI brand continuity. 7/27/2017
Yakima Valley Museum
The Executive Director (ED) of the YVM must be a strategic and practical leader. As the face of the organization, the ED will further elevate the museum as a major cultural and educational resource and tourist destination for the Yakima Valley and Central Washington.7/27/2017
Velocity Dance Center
Front Desk Internship at Velocity Dance Center7/27/2017
Velocity Dance Center
Communications Intern for Velocity Dance Center7/27/2017
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
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
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
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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