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Opportunities Outside of the Arts Commission


Artists Calls / Auditions / Nominations

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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. 


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.


Call to Artists - local business owner, Stephanie Cruz
A local business is looking for imaginative artists to recreate Sacramento's landmarks (State Capitol, Tower Bridge, Crest Theater, etc.) as sculptures. Final artworks must be durable and around 2-3 feet high. If interested, please submit 2-5 photos of your work to Stephanie at 

Call to Artists - Pence Gallery - deadline February 2, 2018
the Glickman McClure Artist Award is currently accepting applications from visual artists. This Artist Award supports the creation of innovative artwork by emerging artists in California. This award is under-written by donors Mark M. Glickman and Lanette M. McClure, and offers an award of $2500 and a solo exhibit at the Pence for the following year. The artist’s submitted work is of high caliber, original, and completed within the past five years. Preference will be given to artists who are under-recognized or ‘emerging’ in the art field, and who have a financial need for support to further their work. Applications must be made via by 5 PM PST on Feb. 2, 2018. The application fee is $25 ($20 Pence members) via the same website. The Award will be announced by March 2, 2018. The exhibit will take place in January – February 2019. For questions, email:

Call to Artists - The Haggin Museum - deadline March 16, 2018
The 60th Juried Exhibition at the Haggin Museum in Stockton, CA is sponsored by the Stockton Art League. The exhibition runs May 17 – July 15, 2018, and will be juried this year by Juror Sabina Turner. Cash awards will total over $5000. Open to all US artists, although they are not accepting photography or computer art. Visit  for more information, or send your inquiries to (use "Haggin 2018" in your subject line). Find the prospectus at

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,

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.


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.


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 to find out more and to join.