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.
Instructing Ballroom to Students
Macha Monkey is seeking a Managing Director to oversee, implement and ensure sustainability of the company’s operations, finances and community support. The Managing Director works with a committed Board of Directors to ensure the programmatic and operational integrity, sustainability and excellence of the company. The Managing Director works in partnership with the Artistic Director as peers in the organizational structure. The role will begin as salaried part time with growth potential.
The Seattle Globalist is seeking a full time Development Director to join our award-winning team. The development director will work closely with the executive director to lead long-term growth and financial stability of The Seattle Globalist, developing new revenue streams and cultivating current funding sources. This staff position represents our first hire for a full time position 100% dedicated to fundraising.
The Social Media & PR Associate is responsible for maintaining the voice of STG across social media, institutional and external printed materials, and video platforms under direct supervision.
The primary role of the K-12 and Youth Programs Educator is to support the Education Department’s mission in presenting high-quality education programs to a broad audience.
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY: The Exhibition Assistant supports Center Art’s organization mission, vision and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence, competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, personalization, accountability and ownership. The Exhibition Assistant is responsible for supporting the Exhibition department under the supervision of the Executive Director. This position will support administrative activities within the Exhibition Department including scheduling, organizing, ordering supplies, special projects to support the department and other duties as assigned. Flexibility and efficient time management is vital for the success of this role.
4Culture seeks video art created by media artists from across the US, for presentation in our storefront media gallery located in Seattle’s urban core.
The Greater Denton Arts Council announces the opening of its 2017 Call for Entries for the 30th Annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Exhibition
Metro Parks Tacoma seeks an artist or artist team to create an art strategy.
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.
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.
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.
Call for Sketchers, Plein Air Painters, and Artists of All Stripes
HEX and The Monstrous Feminine examines the mystical and occult tools available in contemporary art and adornment. How we conjure protection through spell-craft, talismans, and ritual
What can an artist expect when presented with a public art contract? How might a contract with a foreign governmental entity, or for a temporary installation, differ from a domestic sale or permanent installation? What provisions should the artist review carefully when negotiating the responsibilities of each party?
What will happen to your artwork when you pass away? Who will take care of the works you created and collected during your lifetime? Would you like your family to keep your artwork, or donate it to a museum, or sell the works to interested buyers? While every responsible person should have an estate plan to distribute their belongings upon death, an artist or art collector has an added responsibility of making specific provisions for their artwork.
The Morgan Fund, a Family Foundation at Seattle Foundation, is proud to announce the 2016 round of the Puget Sound Initiative: a funding opportunity for small to mid-sized dance and theatre organizations located in Western Washington, Central Washington, and the Greater Portland area.
ArtsFund is seeking an Administrative Coordinator & Board Liaison to provide support to the President & CEO, manage communications with the Board and maintain Board records, support the Director of Finance & Operations, man age the front desk and provide general office support. Hourly, non-exempt position requires two to three years of office experience.
How to address performance anxiety like a classical musician.
You work hard to make your art, make sure your Artist Statement is helping you convey that process and supports your vision.
This workshop will go over various artwork pricing methods, proper artwork presentation and framing, knowing your market, and self-promotion tools.
The Gallery at City Hall Shoreline in conjunction with Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council invites submissions for a group exhibition on the general theme of totemic items in our modern life, and the idea of identity through design.
Calling Northwest artists to exhibit in 2017 at the Gallery at Town Center in Lake Forest Park
Calling Northwest artists to exhibit in 2017 at the Gallery at Town Center in Lake Forest Park
October Submissions are open for the last regular show of the year.
4Culture seeks qualifications from CA, OR and WA state artists skilled, experienced, and interested to create large-scale paintings and murals in Seattle and King County, WA.
Eastern Washington University Veterans Resource Center is seeking design concepts in order to create a Veterans Reflective Space that honors our past, present and future veterans and recognizes the journey from combat to campus, military to student life.
You are invited to submit artwork for consideration to be included in the juried art exhibition at University House Issaquah.
Spokane Arts seeks a leader to help shape the next phase of this vibrant Inland Northwest arts organization
The Education & Community Engagement Manager, Schools and Training plays an essential role in developing school programs and professional development training. The Education & Community Engagement Manager provides comprehensive management of Link Up: Seattle Symphony residency and concert program, Open Rehearsals and Professional Development and Training programs for Teaching Artists, classroom teachers and staff.
Reporting to the Director of Programming, the Cinema Programmer conceptualizes and supervises programs for all SIFF year-round venues, contributes to the organization's overall strategic planning, and collaborates with department directors for approaches to cinema promotions, theatre improvements, and other year-round fundamentals.
This is a professional level position under the direction of the Arts and Events Manager, providing coordination for the City's visual arts and funded public art programs, as well as other cultural arts, recreation programs and special events for the City of Auburn.
ACT seeks an Assistant Production Manager to ensure that the productions presented through the ACTLab succeed within the constraints of available schedule, labor, and budget parameters. This position will serve as the production department liaison to the artistic, development and marketing departments on production related special events.
Temporary Position for Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style September 12, 2016 – January 10, 2017 OVERVIEW:Provide exemplary customer service to SAM members, donors, ticket buyers, visitors and the general public over the phone, through email and on-site. Perform all the Admissions Representative duties as outlined in the accompanying job description.
Temporary Position for Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style September 26, 2016 – January 10, 2017 OVERVIEW:Manage the daily operations of the Ticketing Desk, Coat Check, 4th Floor and on-site Membership when needed. Serve as a primary sales and customer service role model by displaying effective selling techniques for memberships and exhibitions. Generate financial support by managing the day-to-day financial & operational duties of the on-site membership and admissions revenue streams. Act as the liaison between management, staff, other departments, visitors, and volunteers.
Temporary Position for Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style September 26, 2016 – January 10, 2017 OVERVIEW:Provide a high level of professionalism and customer service as an Admissions Representative at the Seattle Art Museum and Asian Art Museum (if needed).
Earshot Jazz is seeking internships for its 2016 festival, running Oct. 7-Nov. 11. Internships are part-time and are tailored to the students' skills and goals.
Foster/White Gallery is hiring a full-time Sales Associate. Hours are, Tues - Sat. 10 - 6 pm and after 8 p.m. on First Thursday. Foster/White Gallery is one of Seattle’s most established and well respected galleries. We represent professional artists selling to the most discerning client.
Capitol Hill Housing and its Community Partners are seeking to hire a Project Curator that will assist in creating a comprehensive vision for art placement and art creation opportunities throughout the Library Bank Building.
The Development Assistant will provide administrative support for STG’s Development Department.
The Northwest Choirs seeks an Administration & Communications Coordinator to assist the Executive Director and Bookkeeping & Special Project Coordinator in day-to-day operations, projects, and administration in a small office.
The Department of Performing Arts and Arts Leadership in the College of Arts and Sciences at Seattle University seeks a full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor in Arts Leadership, beginning September 2017.
The Department of Performing Arts and Arts Leadership in the College of Arts and Sciences at Seattle University seeks a full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor in Arts Leadership, beginning September 2017. Ideal candidates will have a strong commitment to and demonstrated excellence in teaching; and should show clear potential for achievement in scholarship, whether that is through professional practice or research.
A visual storytelling opportunity on Seattle's housing crunch.
The Ahdanehi Women’s Giving Circle is a diverse group of community women from the Seattle area. The Ahdanehi Circle supports the mission of Na’ah Illahee Fund and Northwest First People Siʔsiýeḿ in a number of ways.
Public Art for the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture’s new facility.
The Design Intern will assist the Communications Manager with designing and distributing digital and printed collateral, as well as updating the Velocity website.
The Development Intern will work directly with the Managing Director to help ensure smooth day-to-day organizational fundraising operations.
The MVP and Donor Relations Coordinator position is an exciting opportunity for an innovative, creative and self-driven person to join an exceptional team and create lasting impact on the Seattle arts community. This position reports to the Managing Director and is responsible for creating a consistent program for donor cultivation and stewardship, as well as assisting with special events, giving campaigns, and data management to support Velocity’s annual fundraising goals.
Join Seattle Opera’s dynamic and professional Development team. You’ll gain experience in the complex world of non-profit fundraising and donor relations, while learning how a successful opera company is supported.
The Glass Art Society is seeking a qualified bookkeeper that is experienced working with QuickBooks and nonprofits.
Town Hall Seattle seeks a Digital Media Producer to assist with the engineering, packaging and distribution of audio and video recordings of Town Hall’s programs, and to develop new program initiatives for web based media content including podcasting and live streaming.
The Marketing Intern is responsible for assisting the Marketing Manager in implementing SIFF’s overall marketing plan -- focusing specifically on community outreach and promotions -- to build awareness about Seattle International Film Festival 2017, SIFF Cinema, SIFF Education, Development, and Special Events, and to increase attendance and ticket sales.
LOS ANGELES BILLBOARD EXHIBITION
The Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) is seeking professional design teams and design professionals to submit their Statement of Qualifications for the opportunity to craft a conceptual design for the historic Maynard Alley, located in Seattle’s historic Chinatown International District.
Looking for Pitchers and Catchers (Investors/Crew)
Recognizing emerging artists in a variety of disciplines.
Responsible for the planning and execution of operations of the Playhouse at Seattle Center, comprised of the Playhouse Theater, Studio (black box), and lobbies.
Manages the Human Resources Department, overseeing the administration of hiring, retention, termination, personnel records, legal compliance, payroll, compensation plan, benefits, labor relations, and long-term staffing strategies. Proactively fosters a positive working environment and high employee morale for the College.
Help the Science Center construct some of its most beloved visiting exhibits including past exhibits such as Grossology, King Tut, Pompeii and current feature The Art of the Brick.
Oversees accounts payable and upholds compliance of the Museum’s disbursement policies
Education Director for Stone Soup Theatre, Seattle's only one-act theatre. Oversees
Meany Center for the Performing Arts has an outstanding opportunity for a Marketing Manager.This individual is responsible for assisting with the development, implementation and evaluation of programs designed to meet or exceed the Center’s revenue, attendance and engagement goals. The Marketing Manager plays a key role in planning and executing season, single ticket marketing and communications plans, including the following activities: advertising (print, outdoor, digital and broadcast media), database management, direct marketing (direct mail, email and telemarketing), website management and social media; reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications.
Reporting to the Technical Operations Manager and Director of Operations, the Quality Control Manager is responsible for managing cinema content and assisting the Technical Operations Manager with projection and technical duties.
The Exhibitions Assistant will coordinate the development and implementation of exhibitions and public programs to enhance the understanding of the history, art and culture of African Americans in the Pacific Northwest. Areas of responsibility include content research, exhibit and program development, collection management, and installation. The Exhibitions Assistant ensures the Museum's offerings provide a dynamic and enriching visitor experience. This position has the responsibility to ensure the artistic and conceptual integrity of all Museum exhibitions and public programs align with the Strategic Planning goals. In all these activities the Exhibitions Assistant works closely with the Director of Community Engagement, Executive Director, community committees, and other education, curatorial and administrative staff. REPORTS TO: Director of Community Engagement Contractor: $ DOE. WORKING HOURS: Contract position at 24 hours per week until the end of the 2016 with a possibility of transitioning to permanent upon review: generally daytimes, T – Th, but flexible to accommodate weekend and evening events
An exhibition and fundraiser event featuring hundreds of small artworks
Youth Art Exhibits in 2017
Visual Art Exhibits in 2017
Inspired the radical, interdisciplinary, intellectual and conceptual ideas of the mid-century feminist art movement, this call seeks work that offers new perspectives on that which is personal and political in contemporary art.
Looking for a short-term art installation on the Art Wall at our brewery tasting room
The program recognizes exceptional emerging talent in the contemporary craft field and provides opportunities for these early career artists to bring their artwork to the consumer market.
Whether you are a sole proprietor or an officer of a corporation, a thorough understanding of how to setup and structure your business will help maximize your potential for success. In Laying a Solid Foundation: Business Law for Artists, we will take you through a whirlwind seminar of legal issues in setting up and operating your business.
As part of the Issaquah Village Theatre Box Office, the Audience Services Representative must have good communication skills with a positive, friendly, and outgoing personality. Must be prompt, reliable, and detail oriented. The position is hourly with an average of 20 hours a week. Flexibility in work times is a must, including day, nights and weekends. Interviews will take place in August, anticipated start date early September.
Hiring Teaching Artist
To provide excellent customer service to Hugo House visitors; to assist with event and class production and administration; and to maintain the appearance and security of the House.
Hugo House has a big opportunity for a talented, versatile manager who will lead a major transformative project: overseeing this literary center’s transition to a new 10,000 sq. ft. facility, which will be constructed and built-out to serve the needs of a broad community of writers and readers. As a key member of the management team, this individual will handle budgeting, planning, HR, and evaluation for Hugo House’s operations and programs (creative writing classes, readings, events, and residencies). The ideal candidate is hardworking, tech savvy, and data-driven with strong analytical skills.
Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Graphic Designer is responsible for the design and execution of a range of projects including (but not limited to): Cinema and Festival print and web ads (weekly and monthly), onscreen slides, posters, flyers, printed collateral materials, web and digital graphics elements, and venue signage, Festival Catalog and Guide covers, invitations for special events, brochures, and image resizing for print and web.
Patron Services Associates set up and run the nightly the box office and conduct member outreach at Town Hall-produced events (200+ events annually). They support the work of the Patron Services Manager, oversee front-of-house volunteers, and act as the primary audience liaison at Town Hall programs. The PSA should develop familiarity with Town Hall’s mission and programs to act as a friendly and effective advocate for the organization. Additional tasks relating to membership, outreach and communication may be assigned. The right candidate should be passionate about our programming, available to work during evenings and weekends, have a good rapport with the public, and be comfortable with the multitasking required at a busy event.
On the Boards Ambassadors are cultural and civic leaders who bring new voices and perspectives to programs; and share our programs with new communities.The Ambassador Project at OtB is now in its fourth season.
Looking for artists to show their work.
Support the day-to-day operations of the organization during peak times. General office and receptionist duties, coordinate uniforms and fittings, organize music library, act as professional and personable face of the organization to parents, students, and visitors.
The Wing Luke Museum seeks an experienced writer/administrator to generate significant grant funding resources and maintain adequate financial oversight.
The Event Staff support the House Manager in managing day-of-show logistics and public safety at all Town Hall events. Working as a member of the production team, the event staff are responsible for maintaining a clean, safe, and customer service-oriented environment for our patrons. Duties include event set-up, building upkeep, light cleaning, and operation of the Town Hall café. Shifts vary in length and shift times vary based on event needs. Evening and weekend hours are required.
The House Manager is responsible for managing day-of-show logistics and public safety at all Town Hall events. Reporting to the Production Director, the House Manager works in a supervisory capacity with the event staff to ensure a clean, safe, and customer service-oriented environment for our patrons. The House Manager serves as a liaison to Town Hall rental clients, artists and speakers, press, and other event personnel. Duties include event set-up, building upkeep, day-of event coordination, and managing operations of the Town Hall café. Shifts vary in length and shift times vary based on event needs. Evening and weekend hours are required.
Laying a Solid Foundation: Business Law for Artists
The Northwest Chamber Chorus is holding auditions for experienced singers (all voices) on August 28, 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church (7500 Greenwood Avenue N. Seattle, 98103) by appointment with Music Director Mark Kloepper.
METHOD is accepting submissions from individual artists for a solo exhibition scheduled for January 5-February 25, 2017 Artists from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia in all media are invited to apply Note: Groups of artists that wish to collaborate to create one cohesive installation are also welcome to apply.
NW Chorale Call for Singers
Art submitted should be of or related to birds, and can be representative or abstract.
If you have ever wondered how the world of copyright law intersects with the arts, come join us at WLA’s June workshop!
Call for artists, designers, creatives, makers and performers for PWLF Feb 1 - 4th, 2017
The Chase Gallery submissions are open for the 2017 season. We are seeking artists for the Winter and Fall Exhibition schedules.
Community celebration of the Arts
Holiday Art Mart 2016
The 2017 Juried Artist Series will consist of 8 shows a year and will feature one to four artists per show.
The 2017 Juried Artist Series will consist of approximately eight shows, each one a month long, taking place in 2017. Participation is open to all artists in Whatcom County. Membership with Allied Arts of Whatcom County is required and can be obtained at the time of application.