CALLS FOR ART & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

REPOSTED FROM SMALL BUT MIGHTY ARTS

CALLS FOR ART, VENDORS, OR EVENTS

WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES 

Deadline: Saturday, August 15

If your organization or group is hosting a family-friendly event, exhibition, or performance that will take place during September 18-29, consider submitting your event to the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Visitor Experience App.  GET DETAILS

CALL FOR VENDORS

Hype & Lavender | Saturday, August 22 

Looking for women crafters, makers, and artists to showcase products at Hype & Lavender event. GET DETAILS
THE SOULS OF BLACK FOLK II

Deadline: Tuesday, September 1 

The Souls of Black Folk series for the development of new work will gather a group of artists to reflect on the The New Jim Crow through discussion, creation and collaboration. Visual artists, dancers, painters, performers, poets and musicians, are welcome and encouraged to submit. GET DETAILS

4TH ANNUAL GERMANTOWN SHOW

September 12 – October 3

iMPeRFeCT Gallery’s continues a tradition of celebrating the incredible range and diversity of the Germantown artistic community with their annual exhibit. They invite ALL artists who live or work in Germantown to submit one piece of their own choosing to be included in the show.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES, RESIDENCIES, RESOURCES & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

KIMMEL CENTER JAZZ RESIDENCY 

Deadline: Sunday, August 19

The Kimmel Center invites artists or teams of collaborating artists to apply for a residency to make the Kimmel Center’s SEI Innovation Studio their home this season. The residency will allow artists the time and space to create new works of jazz in the city’s largest performing arts center. GET DETAILS

INNOVATION RESIDENCY AWARD 

Deadline: Friday, August 21 

The next phase of the Philadelphia Cultural Alliance’s TechniCulture initiative. Three cultural organizations will be selected for micro-residencies with experienced technologists, to help assess and focus their immediate digital needs to most effectively serve their mission. GET DETAILS

SUSTAINABLE ARTS FOUNDATION | Deadline: Friday, September 4 

Awards to individual artists and writers in two major categories: visual arts (painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, photography) and writing (fiction, nonfiction, playwriting, poetry) to apply.The applicant must have at least one child under the age of 18. GET DETAILS

PHILADELPHIA CULTURAL FUND

Deadline: Sunday, September 13 

The Fund promotes arts and culture as engines of social, educational and economic development in the Philadelphia region. Grants are made from the City budget allocation to the Cultural Fund for operating support of Philadelphia-based arts and cultural organizations. GET DETAILS

WEST PHILADELPHIA CREATIVE PLACEMAKING GRANT

Deadline: Wednesday, September 30 

Philadelphia LISC announces a Request for Proposals (RFP). These grants will support projects and programs that use arts and culture as a catalyst for neighborhood revitalization. GET DETAILS

Animated Murals: Video Projection as Public Art

August 18 | 7:00 – 9:00pm

This workshop presents some of the basic practical aspects of creating animated images for projection on buildings, billboards and other public spaces.  GET DETAILS

The Business of Art: Unleash Your Creativity as a Business (online)

August 19 | 7:00 – 8:30pm
Whether you’re a full time artist or working a full time job, develop your craft into a purposeful and profitable business. Find Your Artistic Purpose and Develop Your Profession | Build an Artist Statement and Brand Your Voice | Strategically Plan and Negotiate Pay for Your Art.  GET DETAILS

Intro to Shooting Video

Next Class: September 9 | 6:30-9:00pm

Interested in exploring digital video, but don’t know where to begin? This class introduces you to the basics of operating a video camera, simple lighting techniques, framing shots and conducting interviews. GET DETAILS & ADDITIONAL DATES

Successfully Selling Handmade Products Online 

September 15 | 6:30 – 8:30pm

Learn what you need to sell your products in Etsy’s online marketplace. This session will help you figure out ways to create a buzz for your shop, open or grow your business, and get on the path to profitability. GET DETAILS