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Opportunities Outside of the Arts Commission

Grants

Artists Calls / Auditions / Nominations

Education: Workshops / Webinars / Conferences

Other Opportunities

JOBS

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

Art Installer/Handler - Montalvo Arts Center

Montalvo Arts Center is seeking and experienced Art Handler to assist with the installation of 10 works of light, projection, sound and digital media, by internationally renowned Light Artist, Bruce Munro. The installation will be composed of site specific light based installations throughout Montalvo’s Historic Grounds and Villa. Click Here For More Information.

GRANTS

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

Sacramento Youth Poet Laureate - Call For Students

The Sacramento Area Youth Speaks Youth Poet Laureate program is an open contest for young people in the Sacramento region ages 14-19. The Youth Poet Laureate program aims to identify youth writers and leaders who are committed to civic and community engagement, poetry and performance, human relations, diversity and education across Sacramento. Click here to apply.

Application Deadline: September 23rd, 2018 at 11:59pm

Home and Away - Verge Center for the Arts Call for Submissions

In the month of December Verge wants YOU to bring your best game for Home and Away, the second iteration of our year-end residency exhibition. This year we’re looking for one Sacramento artist and one California artist from outside of Sacramento County to propose individual solo shows which will be presented concurrently in our main gallery space. Click here to learn how to apply.

Tearing Walls Apart - Call For Student Artist

 Apply to be a 2018 Tearing Walls Apart Artist and transform a room in the former Mansion Inn with your art or be featured on our Festival Mainstage with a live performance. Applications are open to all Sacramento area high school students (including incoming Freshman) who wish to participate in the event as a visual or performing artist of any discipline including, but not limited to: Visual Art, Film/Video/Projections, Music, Poetry Reading/Slam Poetry/Spoken Word, Theatre, & Dance/Folk Dance/Drill. Click Here To Apply.

City of Palo Alto - Call For Artist

The City of Palo Alto Public Art Program invites artists and artist teams working in a variety of visual media and artistic approaches to submit qualifications for potential inclusion in a 2018/2020 Prequalified Artist Pool for upcoming public art opportunities. Budgets for permanently sited work will range from $15,000 to approximately $600,000. To Apply, Click Here!
Application Deadline: September 23, 2018 at 11:59pm (PST)

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.