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NJ State Council on the Arts
P.O. Box 306
Trenton, NJ 08625-0306

Office Address:
33 West State Street, 4th Floor
Trenton, NJ 08608
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February 9, 2017

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Gallery at Mercer County Community College

Mercer County Artists 2017
Call for Visual Artists 
Exhibition Dates: February 20 - March 23, 2017
Submission and Jury: February 11, 2017
West Windsor, NJ 

ArtPlace America

2017 National Creative Placemaking Fund
Open Call For Applications
First time applicants register in Fluxx before February 14, 2017
Application Deadline: February 22, 2017
Nationwide 

New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera

Auditions for Verismo Opera Chorus
By appointment only
Audition Dates: February 15, 22, 2017
Englewood, NJ 

Peters Valley School of Craft

Summer 2017 Artist Fellowships 
Call for Visual Artists of the following disciplines: Fine Metals, Photography, Woodworking, Special topics. 
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017
Layton, NJ 

Cultural Access Network Project
 
FY17 Access Roundtable Series
Event Dates: February 23,  March 16 & May 4, 2017
Registration Open Until Full
Various Locations in NJ

ioby
 
Crowdfunding for Communities - Free Webinar
Learn the nuts and bolts of crowdfunding your local project
Date: February 24,  2017
Registration Open 
Online

Zimmerli Art Museum
 
Artists and Activism: A View from Behind the Gorilla Mask
An evening with former original members of the Guerrilla Girls
Event Date: February 27, 2017
Reinventing Documentary Photography in the 1970s
Interdisciplinary Symposium
Event Dates: March 23 and March 24, 2017
Both events are free and open to the public
New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers Film Co-op/NJ Media Arts Center 

New Jersey International Film Festival - Summer 2017
Call for Entries
Festival Dates: June 3 - June 11, 2017
Late Deadline: February 28, 2017
New Brunswick, NJ 

New Jersey State Council on the Arts

Public Meeting 
All are welcome! 
Date: February 28, 2017
Hoboken, NJ 

U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, & U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service 
 
Voices of the Wilderness Alaskan Artist Residency Program
Call for Visual Artists, Writers, Musicians/Composers, Filmmakers
Application Deadline: March 1, 2017
Sites across Alaska. 
 
Tulsa Artist Fellowship

2018 Tulsa Artist Fellowship 
Guidelines Available 
Application Deadline: March 1, 2017
Tulsa, Oklahoma
 
Healing Arts & Atlantic Health Systems

Artist of the Month
Call for Entries from Visual Artists
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2017
Morristown, NJ

The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation & Partners

Creating Opportunity & Independence Project Grant
2017-2019 Creative Access Residencies Program 
Call for visual artists and writers with Spinal Cord Injury
Application Deadline: March 1, 2017
Host sites in Oregon, Illinois, New Mexico, Vermont 


Excellence in the Arts Awards 2017
Accepting Nominations for Individuals and Organizations
Nomination Deadline: March 3, 2017
Somerville, NJ


Film Slam - FilmOneFest 2017 Kick Off 
Registration Deadline: March 3, 2017
Film Submission Deadline: March 4, 2017
Atlantic Highlands, NJ

Murphy Writing of Stockton University
 

Workshops and Getaways
Publishing Workshop
Date: March 4, 2017
Hammonton, NJ
Get Away to Write - Spain
Registration now open
Getaway Dates: July 11 - 18, 2017
Tavertet, Spain 

The National Endowment for the Arts

Creative Writing Fellowships
Fellowships in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction
Submission Deadline: March 8, 2017
Nationwide

Healing Arts & Atlantic Health Systems

"Art Expressions" 
An exhibition of artwork by post-treatment or active treatment adults diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers
Call for Visual Artists 
Submission Deadline: March 8, 2017
Overlook Medical Center
Summit, NJ

Lighthouse International Film Festival

2017 Lighthouse International Film Festival
Call for Entries
Festival Dates:  June 8 - 11, 2017
Late Deadline: March 10, 2017
Extended Deadline: March 24, 2017 
Long Beach Island, NJ

Art Olympia

2017 International Open Art Competition
Call to Visual Artists
General and Student Submissions
Submission Deadline: March 15, 2017
NYC & Tokyo, Japan

Creative Capital, South Jersey Cultural Alliance, Dodge Foundation, ArtC &
NJ State Council on the Arts

Professional Development for Artists
Blended Learning Program: Strategic Planning and 
Funding Your Work
Date of initial in-person workshop: March 18, 2017
Hammonton, NJ 

Creative Capital, Dodge Foundation, Gallery Aferro & NJ State Council on the Arts

Professional Development for Artists
Blended Learning Program: Strategic Planning and 
Funding Your Work
Date of initial in-person workshop: March 19, 2017
Newark, NJ 

Printmaking Center of New Jersey

Northeast Regional Collegiate Print Exhibit - Open Juried
Call for entries in all printmaking mediums
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2017
Alfred Konrad Artist in Residence Program
Open Call to Visual Artists
Application Deadline: March 30, 2017
Branchburg, NJ

 
PAINT HAMMONTON: 9th Annual Plein-Air Event
Call to Visual Artists
Event Date: May 6, 2017
Application Deadline: April 1, 2017
Hammonton, NJ 


47th Annual Peters Valley Fine Craft Fair 
Call to Craft Artists
Event Dates: September 23 & 24, 2017
Application Deadline: April 1, 2017
Late Application Deadline: April 15, 2017
Augusta, NJ 

 
Folk Arts Apprenticeship Grant Program
2018 Guidelines  now available
Free Workshop Dates: February 24 & March 4, 8, 11, 2017
Application Deadline: April 5, 2017
Trenton, NJ 

Newark Arts

ArtStart Grant Program 2017-2018
Guidelines now available
Application Deadline: April 7, 2017
Newark, NJ 

FilmOneFest

FilmOneFest 2017:  One-Minute International Film Festival
Call for Entries
Festival Date: July 15, 2017 
Submission Deadline: April 15, 2017
Atlantic Highlands, NJ 

SIPMA Contemporary

"Project: Free" at the Printmaking Center of NJ
Open Call to Visual Artists
Exhibition Dates: May 2 - June 1, 2017
Application Deadline: April 16, 2017
Branchburg, NJ 

New Jersey State Council on the Arts

CAFE (Call for Entry)
Find calls, Apply, Manage Entries
Registration Ongoing

NJ Historical Commission, NJ Historic Trust and  Ocean County Cultural and Heritage Commission 

"Creating A Truly Inclusive Museum"
Diversity Training - led by Gretchen Sullivan Sorin
Event Date: February 10, 2017
Snow Date: February 17, 2017
Registration Now Open
Toms River, NJ 

ArtPlace America

2017 National Creative Placemaking Fund
Open Call For Applications
First time applicants register in Fluxx before February 14, 2017
Application Deadline: February 22, 2017
Nationwide 

ioby
 
Crowdfunding for Communities - Free Webinar
Learn the nuts and bolts of crowdfunding your local project
Date: February 24,  2017
Registration Open 
Online

Arts Reach Unlimited  

The National Arts Marketing, Development & Ticketing Conference
Event Date: March 16 - 18, 2017
Early Bird Registration Deadline: February 16, 2017
NYC

Cultural Access Network Project
 
FY17 Access Roundtable Series
Event Dates: February 23,  March 16 & May 4, 2017
Registration Open Until Full
Various Locations in NJ

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

ArtsCONNECT
Funding for touring performing arts organizations
Guidelines now available
Free Webinar: February 21, 2017
Application Deadline: March 17, 2017
ArtsCONNECT Projects in Development Submission Deadline:
February 17, 2017
Mid Atlantic Region

National Endowment for the Arts 

Art Works 
Funding for Literary Projects 
Application Deadline: February 16 
Nationwide 

New Jersey State Council on the Arts

Public Meeting 
All are welcome! 
Date: February 28, 2017
Hoboken, NJ 

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation 

Mid Atlantic Tours 2017-2018 
Funding for non-profit presenters
Guidelines now available
Application Deadlines: March 3, 2017
Mid-Atlantic Region


Excellence in the Arts Awards 2017
Accepting Nominations for Individuals and Organizations
Nomination Deadline: March 3, 2017
Somerville, NJ

Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


Risk Assessment and Emergency Preparedness Program & Preservation Needs Assessment Program
Accepting Applications 
Application Deadline: March 17, 2017
Philadelphia, PA

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation 

Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America
Grant Guidelines now available
Presenter Booking Deadline: April 3, 2017
Nationwide

Newark Arts

ArtStart Grant Program 2017-2018
Guidelines now available
Application Deadline: April 7, 2017
Newark, NJ 

The Foundation Center

Grantseeker's Network
Funding database & fundraising resource
Ongoing
Online

NJ Cultural Alliance for Response
 
Become a Member! 
The first statewide emergency preparedness and response
network in the nation to include the arts.

The New Jersey State Council on the Arts, created in 1966, is a division of the NJ Department of State. The Council was established to encourage and foster public interest in the arts; enlarge public and private resources devoted to the arts; promote freedom of expression in the arts; and facilitate the inclusion of art in every public building in New Jersey. The Council receives direct appropriations from the State of New Jersey through a dedicated, renewable Hotel/Motel Occupancy fee, as well as competitive grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. To learn more about the Council, please visit  www.artscouncil.nj.gov.
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Information provided in this notice is accurate at the time of publication. The inclusion of an opportunity does not constitute an endorsement by the State Arts Council. 
 

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