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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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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
Northwest African American Museum
NAAM Preparator/Installer6/9/2017
Northwest African American Museum
NAAM Education & Public Programs Manager6/9/2017
Seattle Chamber Music Society
Responsible for developing and coordinating education programs for students and adults, seasonal Festival operations, and day-to-day administrative operations6/15/2017
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
One Reel
Pianos in the Parks is looking for 11 Visual Artists to artistically transform pianos that will be out in Seattle area parks in July!5/26/2017
The Carkeek Park Advisory Council (CPAC)
The Carkeek Park Advisory Council (CPAC) and Seattle Parks and Recreation invite proposals for placement of up to five temporary outdoor artworks in Carkeek Park6/18/2017
Northwest African American Museum
Part-time Exhibition Manager6/9/2017
Theatre Puget Sound
Theater Puget Sound is looking for a visionary leader to guide TPS through the next phase of service to the Puget Sound performing arts community. 6/15/2017
Southwest Seattle Historical Society
The Southwest Seattle Historical Society, the community heritage organization for the Duwamish peninsula since 1984, seeks an Executive Director to focus on fundraising, outreach and volunteer recruitment and provide overall management of the organization.6/9/2017
Artist Trust
The Design Intern assists with all aspects of Artist Trust’s marketing, communications, and outreach initiatives and is an important part of the organization’s administrative team. 6/15/2017
Artist Trust
The Communications Intern assists with all aspects of Artist Trust’s marketing, communications, and outreach initiatives and is an important part of the organization’s administrative team. The Communications Intern works closely with the Communications Manager to plan and implement effective activities that promote Artist Trust’s various programs.6/15/2017
Theatre Puget Sound
Theatre Puget Sound is looking for a visionary leader to serve as Executive Director, guiding TPS through the next phase of service to the Puget Sound performing Arts Community. 6/15/2017
Ardor Creative Media
We are looking for a volunteer pt sponsorship coordinator for our 501 c 3 nonprofit. Experience is a plus but willing to train the right dedicated person. 20 hours a week minimum, can work from home, free ACM T-Shirt and tickets to all ACM events. Email your resume to amanda@ardorcreativemedia.com by May 31 2017.5/31/2017
Cornish College of the Arts
The chair is the administrative, academic and artistic department leader, and works collaboratively with other chairs as an academic leadership team on behalf of Cornish College of the Arts and its academic mission. 6/12/2017
Cornish College of the Arts
Teaching core and elective Theater courses as assigned by the Department Chair. Direct, coach movement for and/or choreograph departmental productions as assigned. 6/9/2017
Cornish College of the Arts
Teaching core and elective Theater History, Dramatic Literature and Theory courses as assigned by the Department Chairs. Oversee dramaturgy for departmental productions as assigned. 6/9/2017
Cornish College of the Arts
Teaching core and elective Theater courses as assigned by the Department Chair. 6/9/2017
Stone Soup Theatre
Assistant Camp Directors will work wirh teaching artists in Stone Soup Theatre's Summerstage Camps in North and South Seattle and the Eastside6/15/2017
Stone Soup Theatre
The Ed Coordinator will assist the Education Director in the day to day running of drama enrichment education programs in schools and camps. They will also teach in our afterschool programs for additional pay.6/15/2017
Hi-Life
Seeking Summer artwork for our Summer Menu! Please read for more information. 6/2/2017
artEAST Art Center
Seeking PNW artists to apply for "Fantastical Worlds" exhibit.7/25/2017
South Seattle College Art Gallery
Community Group Show of Visual Arts Representing the Theme of Love6/4/2017
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
Heartsinspyre Entertainment
An effort to inspire and invoke a love for FLOW arts performance5/30/2017
MS Center at Swedish
We are looking for submissions for the annual Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Art Show at Seattle Center. Anyone with a connection to MS (including those diagnosed, caregivers, family, friends, colleagues, etc.) can participate.5/26/2017
Arts Unlimited of Renton
Renton cafes/restaurants/lobbies would like to hang your art6/8/2017
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.6/8/2017
Bellevue Arts Museum
Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM) is seeking a Curator of Art, Craft, & Design to conceive and coordinate exhibitions that advance the Museum’s mission. The Curator brings specialized knowledge and experience to the Museum. In collaboration and communication with the Executive Director, the Curator will oversee the implementation of the Museum’s mission and vision through its exhibitions. Responsibilities for the position of Curator include, but are not limited to, the care and academic interpretation of all objects at the Museum, as well as planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and/or supervising curatorial activities related to and informed by the mission of the Museum.6/8/2017
Bellevue Arts Museum
Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM) is seeking a Curator of Art, Craft, & Design to conceive and coordinate exhibitions that advance the Museum’s mission. The Curator brings specialized knowledge and experience to the Museum. In collaboration and communication with the Executive Director, the Curator will oversee the implementation of the Museum’s mission and vision through its exhibitions. Responsibilities for the position of Curator include, but are not limited to, the care and academic interpretation of all objects at the Museum, as well as planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and/or supervising curatorial activities related to and informed by the mission of the Museum.6/5/2017
Bellevue Arts Museum
As a member of the senior leadership team, the Director of Development will be responsible for developing and implementing the contributed income strategy for Bellevue Arts Museum, including relationships with individuals, corporations and foundations. S/he will support, maintain, and grow the Museum’s donor base and serve as a representative of the Museum to our external constituencies. S/he will work closely with and provide direction and support for the fund development efforts of the Executive Director and Board of Trustees, as well as direct and supervise the development staff in execution of their individual and coordinated duties.6/5/2017
Museum of Northwest Art
The Museum of Northwest Art seeks an experienced registrar to join our team of museum professionals to help us realize our mission to engage visitors, both within and beyond the MoNA community. This position is responsible for assisting with the management of MoNA’s collections and for incoming and outgoing loans of art to the museum. Reporting to the Curator, the Registrar is part of the museum team and responsible for, but not limited to, all aspects of the care and management of objects owned by or on loan to MoNA, the handling of both collections in accordance with approved policies, and in alignment with museum best practices.6/5/2017
Museum of Northwest Art
The Museum of Northwest Art (MoNA) seeks a full-time Development Assistant to assist in the implementation of fundraising strategies and data entry in the areas of donations, memberships, grants, sponsorships, and special events. The Development Assistant reports to the Development Director. 6/5/2017
Museum of History & Industry
MOHAI’s library collection is an important resource that is an integrated and strategic part of the museum’s broader mission of service to the community. The Library Collections Manager is responsible for the strategic direction of the library within the larger institutional goals, and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of library and archives operations including acquisitions, organization, photo reproduction services, preservation and access. The position reports to the Director of Curatorial Services and is a member of the Curatorial Services team.6/5/2017
Seattle Art Museum
Seattle Art Museum is seeking an energetic, organized and self-directive individual to play a key role in our Development team. This individual will coordinate outreach activities related to Seattle Asian Art Museum’s capital campaign, assist with campaign strategies, and serve as a connector between all aspects of campaign management. This opportunity is a two-year term position. 6/5/2017
Stone Soup Theatre
Teach and Direct children in after-school enrichment classes and residencies.6/5/2017
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Lead over retail space at Chihuly Garden and Glass including Fine Art sales. 5/29/2017
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
Arts Unlimited of Renton
Restaurant/cafe/lobby6/5/2017
Arts Unlimited of Renton
Demonstrations by Artists6/1/2017
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
Soulumination
An opportunity to sell your work while supporting a great cause.6/5/2017
Washington State Convention Center
Walking the Neighborhood: Images from Favorite Washington Places5/31/2017
Velocity Dance Center
Velocity is Seattle’s award-winning center dedicated to advancing contemporary dance is seeking a Technical Director. 5/25/2017
Kirkland Arts Center
Kirkland Arts Center seeks a Development Director to join our community and contribute to a vibrant, arts-minded culture on the Eastside. This is a unique opportunity for a candidate that has proven strategic capabilities and believes in the power of the arts to transform lives and build community. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director will work closely with board leadership to enhance the board’s fundraising efforts, with an emphasis on individual donor and major gift cultivation.5/25/2017
Flagstaff Arts Council
The Flagstaff Arts Council is seeking submissions of high quality artistic black and white photographs for the upcoming Photography That Matters exhibition at the Coconino Center for the Arts. Images that matters. Images should cause the viewer to think, feel, or act.6/15/2017
Downtown Seattle Association
The Downtown Seattle Association is seeking an artist or team of artists to design and construct a semi- temporary modular lighting piece for Westlake Park.5/31/2017
Historic Seattle
Affordable housing opportunity for professional artists5/25/2017
Vashon Center for the Arts
Part-time Accounting Assistant for Vashon Center for the Arts5/12/2017
Vashon Center for the Arts
Gallery Curator for Vashon Center for the Arts5/26/2017
Vashon Center for the Arts
Full time Development Director for Vashon Center for the Arts5/26/2017
Vashon Center for the Arts
Full time Marketing Director for Vashon Center for the Arts5/26/2017
Lake City Future First
Musical performances for outdoor concert series5/3/2017
Seattle Art Museum
Oversees accounts payable and upholds compliance of the Museum’s disbursement policies5/18/2017
Art with heart
The Director of Partnerships, Products, and Research will lead a team of high performing individuals focused on partnership building, product innovation, training design and development, and thoughtful programming. This position will report to the CEO and will be a member of the leadership team.5/11/2017
Art with Heart
This position is responsible for delivering annual fundraising goals for the organization through the growth and cultivation of a portfolio of individuals, organizations, and foundations. The focus of the Development Director role is major and mid-level gifts, corporate sponsorship, and foundation grants. This person also leads cultivation events and activities designed to inspire engagement, affinity, and drive annual fundraising objectives.5/11/2017
Olympia Film Society
The Olympia Film Society is looking for a full time, experienced Film Programming Director. The Film Programming Director oversees the annual film programming and scheduling for one of the longest running arts organizations in the Pacific Northwest. Our success will rely on a candidate who sees the big picture and is committed to the importance and value of films. If you are our dream candidate, you will need to be prepared to hit the ground running on planning the Annual Olympia Film Festival, a multi-day event taking place November 2017.5/8/2017
Seattle Art Museum
Temporary Positions for Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors (6/19/17-9/10/2017)5/15/2017
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Ticket Sales at the beautiful Chihuly Garden and Glass! 5/8/2017
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
Verum Ultimum
Verum Ultimum Art Gallery is thrilled to invite artists to explore the theme, "Scratching the Surface."5/5/2017
City of Auburn
The City of Auburn is seeking a professional artist (or artist team) to design and fabricate a large-scale outdoor artwork.5/25/2017
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Retail Sales at Chihuly Garden and Glass including fine art! 5/8/2017
City of Shoreline Public Art Program
Temporary eco-art projects in Shoreline Parks, $500 - $1,500 in funding.4/17/2017
Tieton Arts & Humanities
Now in its 8th year, 10x10x10xTieton asks artists from all over the world to submit works no larger than 10 inches x 10 inches x 10 inches. All exhibited works are published in a fully illustrated, hand bound exhibition catalog, made right here in Tieton. Every accepted artists gets one free copy.6/16/2017
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
Lynnwood Arts Commission
Winning T-shirt design will get $500 award6/1/2017
Lusio
LUSIO IS BACK and we're searching for light art of all shapes and sizes to be included in this very special and unique event5/31/2017
Normand Park Arts Commission
Call for Artists and Vendors for May 20 - 21 Art Festival in Normandy Park5/16/2017
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
SIFF
Festival Interns gain valuable experience from the hard but exciting work of bringing to life the largest, most highly-attended film festival in the United States, with over 155,000 attendees annually.5/15/2017
SIFF
Festival Staff work seasonally doing the hard but exciting work of bringing to life the largest, most highly-attended film festival in the United States, with over 155,000 attendees annually.5/15/2017
Public Artist Roster
The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) is creating a Public Artist Roster of approximately 160 emerging, mid-career and established artists who will be pre-qualified for future art projects at city utility facilities, parks, street rights-of-way and other locations. This roster is one method of selecting artists to develop temporary, permanent, free-standing or site-integrated artwork projects in a variety of forms, sizes and complexities, outdoors and indoors.4/12/2017
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
City of Shoreline Public Art Program
One-year loan or commission. $1,000 upon installation.6/4/2017
Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra
Women Jazz Composers Wanted!6/18/2017
SEATTLE WOMEN’S JAZZ ORCHESTRA
Fifth Annual Jazz Contest for Women Composers is now accepting scores.6/18/2017
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
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2018 season of site-specific artist installations.6/14/2017
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
Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
Seattle ARTS is pleased to announce its selection as a host organization for the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program, a career-building fellowship initiative designed to expand the reach of doctoral education in the humanities. In 2017, the Public Fellows program will place up to 22 recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector. Fellows will participate in the substantive work of these organizations and will receive professional mentoring, an annual stipend of $67,500, and health insurance. Deadline March 22, 2017.03/22/2017
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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