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Opportunities Outside of the Arts Commission

Grants

Artists Calls / Auditions / Nominations

Education: Workshops / Webinars / Conferences

Other Opportunities

JOBS

Director, Latino Center for Art and Culture
The Latino Center of Art and Culture is a multi-disciplinary cultural center and public space serving the Sacramento Community since 1972 by offering Latino, Chicano, and Native arts programming, art education workshops, and a community gathering place. LCAC is a center of cultural pride, self-governance, self-expression and community empowerment through the arts. We remain a public space where young and old come to pass on their stories, share their challenges, create art and build community. Click here for full job description and application instructions. 

Various Job Opportunities in the Arts 
The California Arts Council posts California job opportunities in the arts on their website. 

GRANTS

City of Sacramento, City of Festivals Special Event Support Grant Program - deadline May 11, 2018

Applications are now available for City of Festivals Special Event Support Program grants for events held between July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. This program will provide funding to events that provide a substantial economic benefit to the City of Sacramento and are consistent with family-oriented themes, entertainment, activities, and events that emphasize the Sacramento River region. Events held within the boundary on the map shown below are eligible for this grant opportunity. Learn more.

Transportation Demonstration Mini-Grants - Sacramento Area council of Governments – June 30, 2018
SACOG will award mini-grants of up to $3,000 per project in support of small events and non-infrastructure programs or projects to reduce single occupancy vehicle trips and miles by encouraging biking, walking, riding transit, carpooling, vanpooling and teleworking as options for reducing car trips. Projects that focus on testing a new strategy or tactic for changing travel behavior will be prioritized. Learn more >

Professional Development Grants - Center for Cultural Innovation – 15th of any month
Emerging arts leaders throughout California may be eligible to apply for up $1,000 to practice leadership and enhance their professional skills. Grants can be used to participate in national conferences, attend training workshops, work with consultants or coaches, and engage in resume-building activities that showcase one’s capacity to lead the arts sector. Apply online by the 15th of any month to support activities taking place 60 days or more from the application deadline. 

Poets & Writers - Funding for Readings and Workshops - ongoing
Organizations that sponsor readings and workshops in California may apply for grants to be used for writers' fees. Organizations that may apply for grants include: colleges, cultural centers, museums, libraries, correctional facilities, hospitals, small presses, community centers, senior centers, places of worship, bookstores, cafés, galleries, and theaters.  Nonprofit status is not required.  Events must be open to the public, with the exception of events taking place in institutions such as prisons and nursing homes. Please submit your application at least eight weeks before the proposed event. Click here for the guidelines.

ARTIST CALLS / AUDITIONS / NOMINATIONS

Call to Artist - Characters on Kay Public Art Project - deadline April 13, 2018
Metro EDGE is funding the production of eight - twelve temporary (or artworks that can be made to last for 5 or more years) sculptures, each no bigger than a fire hydrant, located along K Street (“The Kay”) in downtown Sacramento. The miniature characters could be installed on light posts, walls and sidewalks from Old Sacramento’s waterfront, all along “the Kay” or K street to the Convention Center in downtown Sacramento. The sculptures are meant to reinforce and help create a uniquely Sacramentan, walkable art experience for the public. Project budget is $35,000 - $45,000. Additionally, a budget has been established to pay finalists a proposal fee of $500. Click here to apply.

Call for Proposals - Sol Collective - deadline April 16, 2018
Organizations, artists, and community groups in California are invited to submit proposals using creative processes to increase awareness of the school-to-prison pipeline. Apply or learn more. For more info, interested applicants can also contact SNPDIY@solcollective.org

Call for Entry- Central Coast Printmakers / San Luis Obispo Museum of Art - deadline May 1, 2018
U.S. residents are invited to submit hand-pulled prints using traditional printmaking processes in any combination of serigraphy, letterpress, collagraphy, etching, woodcut, lithography, linocut, drypoint, mezzotint, monoprint or solar plates for Pressing Matters 2018, a juried exhibition of contemporary printmaking. Digital and photographic elements may be used only as a supporting element. Submissions are accepted via email, mail, or hand-delivery, and must be received by the May 1 deadline. Learn more

Call to Artists - Blue Line Arts - ongoing
Blue Line Arts in Roseville, CA maintains a list of calls to artists for upcoming shows to be housed in their gallery on Vernon Street. Learn more. 

Open Call for Public Artists - City of Berkeley – ongoing
The City of Berkeley recently adopted a 1% for public art in private development ordinance and is currently accepting qualifications from professional public art consultants for an approved referral list. For more information, see the artist call. Questions? Contact Mary Ann Merker, Civic Arts Coordinator, City of Berkeley: 510-981-7533, mmerke@ci.berkeley.ca.us.

Sacramento Library - Call to Artists - ongoing
Visual and Literary artists based in the Sacramento area are encouraged to apply to have their work displayed in the Colonial Heights Library’s digital gallery. There is no entry fee and submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis. Click here for entry form.

EDUCATION: WORKSHOPS / WEBINARS / CONFERENCES

TechSoup Technology Assistance - ongoing
TechSoup offers managed IT services, technology training courses and webinars, and help with social media analytics for nonprofit organizations.

A Digital Classroom Just for You - various dates
In need of practical solutions and a bit of inspiration to advance your programming, organization and career? Can't make it out to a conference? Need a cohort of experts and peers? If you answered yes to any of those questions then a Digital Classroom is right for you. Americans for the Arts (AFTA) offers a digital classroom series to increase your success in the arts. Build your arts administration skills, network and knowledge with one of the three fall classroom options - Arts Leadership, Arts Marketing or Public Art Digital Classrooms. More information.

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

Midtown Performance Space Rental Opportunity
Colloquially nicknamed CLARA, the E. Claire Raley Studios for the Performing Arts is a cultural amenity located in Midtown, providing studio and performance space for professional and community-based arts groups. CLARA’s 1,950 square-foot auditorium is available for hourly rental for rehearsal or performance. This sun-drenched space features hardwood floors, large windows and fresh white walls. Click here for rates and other information.

Join CalNonprofits for Health Insurance
The California Association of Nonprofits, or CalNonprofits, supports the nonprofit sector and provides resources. They do two main things: provide health insurance to more than 14,000 nonprofit employees; and lobby for nonprofits in Sacramento, fighting the imposition of legislation and regulations that make nonprofits' work harder. By becoming a member, these services and resources become available to you. Go to calnonprofits.org to find out more and to join.

 

Photography Month Sacramento

Photography Month Sacramento is a new, region-wide collaborative effort designed to create a visually exciting and accessible experience for all. Special events are happening throughout the month, in galleries, museums, educational institutions, libraries, retail establishments, bars, restaurants, and photographers’ studios. These events celebrate and elevate the art of photography. Official Opening Reception, April 5th 2018 at 5:30pm Location: Robert T Matsui Art Gallery in City Hall.