New Jersey State Library
New Jersey Collections Care Network
Training Programs 2014
The New Jersey State Library is leading a two-year statewide initiative to address urgent collections care needs in NJ through educational programs and training. Intended to reach collections care professionals and volunteers, these programs will encourage the use of best practices, support targeted fundraising and marketing, increase the use of existing resources, and accelerate the development of collaborative strategies.
Learn more: NJ State Library
South Brunswick Arts Commission
Juried Exhibit, Call for Entries
Deadline: March 7, 2014
The South Brunswick Arts Commission invites artists in all media to submit work for a juried exhibit on the theme “New Jersey’s Natural Wonders”. With its 130 miles of coastline, rivers and lakes, marshes and pinelands and many state and national parks, New Jersey is one of the most biologically diverse states in the country. Artists are invited to share their favorite natural wonders in recognition of the state’s 350th anniversary.
Learn more: SBARTS or call 732-329-4000, ext. 7635
Non Profit Development Center of Southern New Jersey
Capacity Building for Non-Profit Organizations 2014
(Rescheduled) March 7, 2014, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Vineland or Webinar
This seminar, presented by the Nonprofit Development Center of Southern New Jersey, will help you develop a diverse and well balanced knowledge of non profit management and operations that will prepare you to manage an effective non profit organization. Learn the top 10 things you need to know in the area of board governance, fiscal management and responsibility, marketing, fundraising, grant writing and volunteer management to create and manage an effective nonprofit organization. Cost: $20.
Learn more: NPDCSNJ
YMid Atlantic Arts Foundation
2014-2015 On Screen/In Person, Call for Entries
Submission Deadline: March 7, 2014
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation is accepting submissions for 2014-2015 On Screen/In Person program. Independent filmmakers from across the United States are eligible to submit films for consideration. Film submissions, including animation, documentaries, experimental and narrative work, are accepted online via Withoutabox. Selected films will be screened in communities across the mid-Atlantic region accompanied by their respective filmmakers. Filmmakers are paid an honorarium for each host site visit, and the Foundation covers all travel expenses and provides a per diem.
Learn more: On Screen/In Person or email Kimberly Steinle-Super
Open Orange Juried Art Exhibition
Call for Entries
Deadline: March 9, 2014
Artists from New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area are invited to submit their works for ValleyArts' inaugural Open Orange juried exhibition, which will take place May 9-June 8 at the ValleyArts Firehouse Gallery and nearby spaces in the Valley Arts District of Orange and West Orange NJ. Nationally prominent jurors will evaluate and select the works to be placed in the Open Orange exhibition.
Learn more: ValleyArts
National Endowment for the Arts
Nominations for 2014 National Medal of Arts
Deadline: March 14, 2014
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 National Medal of Arts, the highest award given to artists, arts organizations, and arts patrons in the United States. The American public may nominate artists and arts patrons for this award through the National Endowment for the Arts' website. Nominations are only accepted online. The National Medal of Arts are awarded annually by the President with the NEA managing the nomination process.
Learn more: National Medal of Arts
Richard Stockton College
Scholarship for Dylan Thomas' Wales: Writers’ Retreat
Deadline: March 15, 2014
Workshop: July 8-15, 2014, Swansea, Wales
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Swansea University and Murphy Writing Seminars are offering a $1,000 scholarship to a first-time participant of Dylan Thomas' Wales. This summer the writing retreat is headed to Wales to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Dylan Thomas' birth. The getaway will feature supportive workshops, socializing with local writers and excursions along the beautifully rugged coastline.
Learn more: Murphy Writing
International Sculpture Center
2014 Outstanding Student Achievement
in Contemporary Sculpture Award
University Membership Deadline: March 17, 2014
Online Student Nomination Deadline: March 24, 2014
Online Student Submission Deadline: April 14, 2014
The ISC established the Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award program in 1994 to recognize deserving sculpture students and to encourage their continued commitment to the field of sculpture. ISC member Universities and Colleges can nominate up to three (3) students for the Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards.
Learn more: ISC email@example.com or call 609-689-1051 ext. 305
National Center for Creative Aging
Funding in Arts, Aging, and Health Webinar Series
March 19, April 2, 2014, 1:00 - 2:00 pm
The National Center for Creative Aging with support from MetLife Foundation is hosting a webinar series featuring: Grantmakers in the Arts, Grantmakers In Aging, and Grantmakers In Health to showcase how opportunities for funding are opening up throughout the arts, aging, and health sectors. This webinar series will give you the tools you need to learn how to develop partnerships and work with both traditional and nontraditional funders. The directors of each grantmaker affinity group along with a member foundation will speak about how to write a successful proposal, what they are looking for in terms of a successful project or program, and where funding is headed in the areas of arts, aging and health.
Learn more: National Center for Creative Aging
The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC)
Transnational Cultural Remittances
Deadline: March 27, 2014
Open to individuals, collectives and community-based organizations in the United States, Mexico and Central America. Successful projects demonstrate a continuous and ongoing exchange whereby artistic activity supports, preserves or extends the cultural practices between linked communities in two or more countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and the U.S.
Learn more: National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures
New Jersey Highland Coalition
Call to Artists: "Wildlife of the Highlands"
Deadline: March 30, 2014
The New Jersey Highlands Coalition is excepting submissions from regional artists working in any discipline whose work represents endangered and threatened plants or animals. Selected work will be part of a multi-venue show including galleries and venues of the Boonton Arts District, and may be invited to take part in a touring exhibit of regional nonprofit museums.
Learn more: email Brian Elroy
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
College Avenue campus of Rutgers University, New Brunswick
March 28, April 4, 2014 9:30AM to 2:30PM
The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University is pleased to announce the schedule of Teacher Workshops, which includes “Math in Art” (March 28), and “Writing and the Visual Arts” (April 4). Developed in conjunction with special exhibitions and the permanent collection, workshop content equips educators with the professional development opportunities needed to integrate art and aspects of the museum into their curriculum. Each participant receives six professional development credit hours for attending the program. Each workshop is $50 per participant; fee includes light breakfast, lunch, and supplies. Space is limited and early registration is recommended.
Learn more and register: Zimmerli or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Newark Museum & New Jersey State Council on the Arts
Prospectus for the 2014 New Jersey Arts Annual in Fine Art
Entry Deadline: April 1, 2014
The New Jersey Arts Annual series is cosponsored by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts in partnership with major museums around the state. This exhibition series is open to any artist currently living or working in New Jersey. For the 2014 New Jersey Arts Annual in Fine Art, the Newark Museum will encompass a cross section of contemporary art and will focus on installation art, video work, participatory-based art, performance, film and sound, but will also consider more traditional media.
Learn more: email New Jersey Arts Annual e-mail email@example.com or call the Registrar’s Office at 973.596.6668
Healing Arts and Atlantic Health System
Lunch and Learn: Women’s Nutrition for Optimal Wellness
Morris Museum, Morristown
April 1, 2014 12:00 - 1:30PM
Join Mary Finckenor, a Registered Dietitian at MMC with a Master’s Degree in Nutrition Education, for a light lunch and discussion about women’s health and wellness. Registration is required and space is limited. The program is free with museum admission.
Learn more and register: Morris Museum 973.971.3706
South Jersey Cultural Alliance
Board Development Workshop
Stockton College, Hammonton
April 3, 2014 9:30AM to 3:30PM
This day-long workshop will focus on the full range of board development topics including levels of responsibility and expectations, strategic planning, fundraising, financial management, and more. Participants will gain an understanding of best practices, including implementing standard tools for board assessment and governance, and essential policy development.
Learn more and register: SJCA
New Jersey State Council on the Arts
Folk Arts Apprenticeship Grants and Application Workshops
Application Deadline: April 9, 2014
Folk Arts Apprenticeship grants support the traditional arts and crafts of New Jersey's many different cultural communities, helping talented apprentice artists further hone their skills by working directly with a master artist of a shared community. Guidelines and application information are now available and Council staff will conduct application workshops at various locations around the state.
Learn more: New Jersey State Council on the Arts
NJ Emerging Artists Series 2014-2015
Call for Entries
Deadline: April 11, 2014
The Monmouth Museum is pleased to announce a Call for Entries for the New Jersey Emerging Artists Series. The New Jersey Emerging Artists Series consists of six annual monthly solo exhibitions to showcase the new work of NJ artists who have not previously held one-person exhibitions in our State. Selected artists are guided through the exhibition process, provided promotional materials and are required to give an artist’s talk during their exhibition to further increase their visibility.
Learn more: NJ Emerging Artists Series
The Cultural & Heritage Commission of Salem County
Salem County Photo Contest
Entry Deadline: April 15, 2014
The Cultural & Heritage Commission of Salem County, NJ and the Board of Chosen Freeholders, in partnership with the Salem County Art League, announce a photo contest in celebration of the 350th Anniversary of New Jersey – NJ350. Prizes will be awarded to photos for each theme: Innovation – Diversity – Liberty. The contest is
open to all Salem County residents. Photos submitted must relate to the area.
Learn more: Salem County
New Jersey Media Center
Color & Composition Workshop, Cape May
April 26-29, 2014
Color and Composition Workshop is one of a series of creative workshops sponsored by Nancy J. Ori, New Jersey Media Center, LLC. This workshop is for all artists who work with color every day, yet feel that there is more to learn. Attendees will visit and work in scenic Cape May marshlands and beaches. Artists will discuss color relationships, composition elements that affect color, visual perception, balance, and more. Tuition for the workshop is $350.
Learn more: Color Workshop
Monmouth Civic Chorus
Application Deadline: May 3, 2014
Auditions: May 10, 2014 by appointment
The Monmouth Civic Chorus will hold its annual vocal scholarship auditions for New Jersey high school seniors
planning to pursue higher education. A total of $2500 in scholarships is available to be awarded to students of
outstanding vocal promise. Contestants must be prepared to perform two selections from the standard vocal
repertoire (opera, operetta, art songs, oratorio or Gilbert and Sullivan), with at least one selection in Italian,
French or German. Contestants will be judged on technique, choice of material, poise and musicianship. An
accompanist will be provided if needed.
Learn more: Monmouth Civic Chorus or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation & French-American Cultural Exchange
2014-2015 French-American Jazz Exchange
Application Deadline: May 30, 2014
Guidelines for the 2014-2015 French-American Jazz Exchange program are now available. Co-administered by the French-American Cultural Exchange and Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation the program supports projects designed by French and American professional musicians that encourage artistic exploration, foster intercultural dialogue, and contribute to the dynamism of jazz.
Learn more: French-American Jazz Exchange
Art All Night 2014
Call for Submissions, Registration of artwork
Art Drop-Off: June 20 & June 21, 2014
Over the past seven years, Art All Night-Trenton, presented by ArtWorks Trenton has grown to be the region's leading art festival. Initially put together as a large, open submission gallery, Art All Night has grown to include demonstrations, installations and teaching events from the area's foremost artists, set at the historic, Roebling Wire Works Building in Trenton. Art All Night 2014 will facilitate more of this interactive, educational and collaborative art than ever and submissions from artists working at any career stage are welcome. We are looking for ideas that you'd like to bring to life with the help of 30,000 people at a free 24 hour art festival! Pre-register your artwork here.
Learn more: Art All Night or https://www.facebook.com/aantrenton
Healing Arts Program of Atlantic Health System
Call for Sculptors
Deadline: August 1, 2014
The Healing Arts Program of Atlantic Health System is looking for 3-D sculptural work for their Institute of Rheumatic and Autoimmune Disease in Summit, NJ. The piece should express the themes of the Institute, as well as "high-tech, high-touch" - advanced technologies in healthcare paired with direct and caring human
interaction. Those interested in receiving a prospectus, please e-mail email@example.com or send a SASE to: Healing Arts, Atlantic Health System, 475 South Street, Morristown NJ 07962.
Learn more: Institute of Rheumatic and Autoimmune Disease
Have an opportunity to share?
Send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.
The New Jersey State Council on the Arts is a division of the NJ Department of State. It receives funding in direct appropriations from the State of New Jersey through a dedicated Hotel/Motel Occupancy fee and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. Since 1966, its volunteer members and professional staff have worked to improve the quality of life in New Jersey by helping the arts to flourish. To learn more about the Council, please visit www.artscouncil.nj.gov. For more information about what's happening in the arts statewide, visit www.jerseyarts.com.
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