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 ARTS OPPORTUNITIES

 
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Arts Workshops

Arts Entrepreneurship & Audience Development Workshops with Matt Lehrman

The Arizona Commission on the Arts, City of Tempe Arts and Culture Division, and FABRiC are pleased to offer two free workshops lead by Matt Lehrman. Artists, arts organization leaders, marketing managers, and organization staff are invited to attend the Opportunity Everywhere Workshop, designed to advance your organizations mission, impact, and revenue and/or the Audiences Everywhere Workshop, designed to develop your audience development skills and community relationships. These workshops are especially appropriate for arts & cultural organizations including theater, music, dance, museums and cultural destinations.

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT
(If you would like to join the waiting list,Register Here)

When: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 (9am-12pm and/or 1:30-4:30pm)
Where: FABRiC Tempe - 132 E. 6th St., Tempe, AZ 85281
Cost: FREE - Registration required, this event is currently SOLD OUT



Tempe Public Art

Tempe frequently offers opportunities for artists to apply for Tempe Public Art commissions. These projects are open to artists nationally or locally, depending on budget and the amount of community contact that needs to take place.

Check back for future opportunities!

 


Tempe Galleries

Tempe frequently offers opportunities for artists to apply for Tempe Center for the Arts and Tempe Galleries exhibitions.

Check back for future opportunities!

 


 Tempe Arts Jobs

If you're interested in the administration side of the arts, you'll find Tempe jobs posted here. Tempe Arts + Culture is made up of a diverse, enthusiastic, and talented team!

Youth Arts Program Assistant

This position is responsible for the early childhood arts programs (1-6 year olds) at the Edna Vihel Center. Programs include Free Art Fridays, Tea Time Thursdays and Holiday Workshops. This role requires related experience and/or completed coursework in early childhood education, arts education, visual arts, performing arts, museum studies and/or arts administration. Position is 10 hours a week; Thursdays from 9:30am-2:30pm & Fridays 8am-1pm

Wage: $14-$16/hour
Deadline: Open until filled
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Application

Adult Painting Instructor

Teach a variety of evening adult painting classes at the Edna Vihel Center. Looking for painting artists who have instructional experience and 2-3 years of experience and education in painting, and knowledge of teaching techniques.

Classes will be held on weeknights, Mon-Thurs between 6:30-9:30pm.

Wage: $14/hour
Deadline: Open until filled
Information
Application

Youth Dance Instructor

Teach a variety of youth dance classes to student's ages 2-16 at the Edna Vihel Center. Looking for performing and studio dancers who have instructional experience and 2-3 years of experience and education in performing arts, and knowledge of teaching techniques. Daytime classes, flexible schedule Monday-Friday.

Wage: $14/hour
Deadline: Open until filled
Information
Application


Youth Art Instructor

Teach a variety of youth art classes to students’ ages 2-13 at the Edna Vihel Center. Looking for instructor who has instructional experience, education in visual arts and knowledge of teaching techniques.

Wage: $14/hour
Deadline: Open until filled
Information
Application

 


Tempe Arts Grants

Youth and Family Arts Grant

Youth and Family Arts Grants are available to non-profit organizations to fund quality arts projects with a primary mission of supporting family and youth-centered arts programming in Tempe. Applicants may request up to $8,000 in matching funds.

Deadline: May 1, 2017 @ 5pm
Information


Artistic Excellence Grant

Artistic Excellence Grants are available to non-profit organizations to support arts programming in Tempe that demonstrates high artistic quality as well as innovation in both programming and artist selection. Funding amounts vary based on annual budget.

Deadline: May 1, 2017 @ 5pm
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Arts in the Parks Grant

Arts in the Parks Grants are available to registered Tempe Neighborhood Associations and Homeowner’s Associations to bring arts to their neighborhood parks. This pilot program was created to enhance the quality of life in our neighborhoods and bring more community-initiated and informal arts programming to Tempe. Projects may be in the form of performances and/or visual arts exhibitions by local/regional artists and/or from Tempe schools.

Deadline: May 1, 2017 @ 5pm
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Sustaining the Arts Grant

Sustaining Arts Grants are available to individual artists and non-profit organizations to help produce capacity building and artist resource initiatives that would support the long-term growth of artists and arts organizations in Tempe. Grant requests are available for up to $750. Due 6 weeks before project start date. 

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Mini Grant

Mini Grants are available to schools and non-profit organizations to help fund arts-related projects serving Tempe residents. Mini Grant requests are available up to a maximum of $750, and the budget must show equal matching dollars. Due 6 weeks before project start date. 

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Other Opportunities

The city of Tempe is happy to share local, regional and national opportunities with its residents.

Glendale Public Art - RFP: Interactive, Visual Arts Based Project for Teens
The City of Glendale seeks professional artists to propose a project opportunity that will engage teens through an interactive arts-based project, program or camp activity during summer 2017. The proposal must be geared to ages 13-18 and free to all participants.

Eligibility: Open to Arizona-based artists, artist teams, nonprofit art organizations or schools
Budget:
Up to $10,000 all-inclusive
Deadline: Monday, April 24, 2017 @ 11pm
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Artist Resources


Arizona Commission on the Arts (ACA)

The Arts Opportunities page is a great resource for artists, educators, and administrators to find local and national opportunities in all arts disciplines. Join the ACA mailing list to receive email notices about new postings.


Americans for the Arts (AFTA)
As an arts leader, you need opportunities for learning, dialogue, and sharing strategies with colleagues. Americans for the Arts offers an array of leadership development programs and tools to assist you at every level of your professional career. Find professional development tools on the Services and Training page of the AFTA website.

 

 

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Tools for Artists

These Guides may help you format your Tempe Public Art project submissions:

Letter of Intent Guide

Artist Resume Guide

Image List Guide

 

 

 

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