SoCoCulture Opportunities

Call to Local QTBIPOC Creatives and Business Owners

VietQ Date: 6/12/2021, 11 AM – 2 PM VietQ is hosting a pop-up market! Our goal for this event is to support local QTBIPOC (Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous, People of Color) creatives and business owners and celebrate with one another! Location: White Center, WA... Read more...

Call for Artists and Crafty Folx

Burien Arts Association Submission deadline: 6/6/2021, 10 PM Burien Arts is having its semi-annual Burien Art Market. Jewelry, Sculpture, Printmaking, Paintings, Drawings, Ceramics, Collages, Found Object Art, Fiber Arts, Functional Craft – Burien Arts is... Read more...

Third Places Fund

Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation and Washington Trust for Historic Preservation Application date: 6/1/2021 The Third Places Fund is a one-time grant program of the Department of Archaeology & Historic Preservation (DAHP), funded through the Paul... Read more...

Part-time Communications Specialist

Pacific Ballroom Dance Application deadline: 5/31/2021 Pacific Ballroom Dance is now accepting applications for the part-time Communications Specialist position. The Communications Specialist works within the PBD Management Team to coordinate Pacific Ballroom Dance... Read more...

Juried Art and Photo Exhibit

Shoreline Arts Festival Application deadline: 5/23/2021 The Juried Art Show will be virtual this year and featured online June 7 – July 31, 2021. Enter up to 4 pieces in each category: 2D, 3D and Photography. Non-refundable entry fee of $10 per piece.  Click... Read more...

Call for Artists – Nist Family Park Sculpture

Normandy Park Arts Commission Application deadline: 6/11/2021, 4 PM The City of Normandy Park Arts Commission is pleased to announce a Call for Artists for a sculpture for Nist Family Park. This request for proposals is seeking artists who will design and create a... Read more...

Call for Proposals – Beyond Integrity in (X)

4Culture, Historic Seattle and Washington Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation Proposal deadline: 6/1/2021 Initiated by architect and Beyond Integrity in X founder K. Kennedy Whiters, this virtual conference has the goal of bringing together... Read more...

Request for Proposals – Renton Monument Sign

City of Renton Deadline: 5/28/2021, 5 PM The City of Renton seeks one or more artists to create designs for four (4) monument signs that will be installed at key entry points in the historic downtown core. The City plans to commission the artwork from one or more... Read more...

Hiring a Garden Maintenance Coordinator

Soos Creek Botanical Garden and Heritage Center Soos Creek Botanical Garden and Heritage Center seeks a Garden Maintenance Coordinator who will work to maintain and preserve the vision and qualities that make the Garden unique. The Garden is located at 29308 132nd... Read more...

Call to Artists – Art in Public Places Roster

ArtsWA Application dates: 5/10 – 6/21/2021 The Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA) seeks a diverse range of artists to create artworks for state agencies, colleges, universities, and public schools throughout Washington State. The Roster is the chief tool... Read more...

Nonprofit Community Recovery Grants

ArtsFund and Washington State Department of Commerce Submission dates: 5/10-24/2021 These pandemic recovery grants will be administered by ArtsFund to Washington nonprofits meeting the eligibility requirements listed below. Organizations that are led by and/or serve... Read more...

Hiring a Volunteer and Education Office Coordinator

Museum of History & Industry MOHAI is treasured locally and respected nationally as a vibrant resource where history inspires us to be our best, individually and collectively. By collecting and preserving artifacts and stories of our diverse history, MOHAI... Read more...

Hiring a Development and Membership Coordinator

Museum of History & Industry The Development and Membership Coordinator is responsible for administrative support to the development and membership program teams and is integral to the overall success and smooth operations of fundraising and membership at MOHAI.... Read more...

Hiring a Creative Services Director

Museum of History & Industry The Creative Services Director is responsible for establishing the conceptual and stylistic direction for MOHAI’s visual and digital communications while maintaining a consistent look and feel across digital and print platforms. This... Read more...

Hiring a Community Engagement Officer

Museum of History & Industry The Community Engagement Officer works with the Executive Director and other senior leaders to translate the organizational vision for integrating community participation into MOHAI’s work across the institution. As the principal... Read more...

Building for Equity Capacity Building Grant

4Culture Application deadline: 5/28/2021, 5 PM Is your organization looking to secure, acquire, or improve a cultural space or historic place? This funding can help you meet your long-term facility needs. These grants of up to $25,000 may fund a wide-range of... Read more...

Shuttered Venue Operator Grant

U.S. Small Business Administration Date: First come, first served, beginning 4/8/2021  The U.S. Small Business Administration launched a splash page for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) application portal in anticipation of opening applications for the... Read more...

Storytellers Sought

Burien Culture Hub, Burien Arts Association, Highline Heritage Museum The three organizations mentioned above welcome folks to step forward and share their personal stories in this monthly storytelling event. You don’t need to have any experience in... Read more...

Call for Auk Art

Edmonds Arts Festival Submission deadline: 6/25/2021 Puget Sound area artists are invited to submit original artwork representative of Puget Sound bird life to be used on the 2021 Puget Sound Bird Fest poster for promotion of the event taking place September 11-12 in... Read more...

Call to emerging jewelry and metal artists

Seattle Metals Guild Deadline: 5/30/2021 The Seattle Metals Guild Symposium Committee invites yet-to-be-discovered talent to take the Spotlight during the 26th Annual SMG Northwest Jewelry and Metals Symposium. This opportunity is for all emerging artist who work in... Read more...

Cultural Arts Grants

Kent Community Foundation Rolling deadlines: 7/30 and 10/30 The objective of the Kent Community Foundation grant is to promote educational activities that inspire or enhance learning and expand cultural arts in the Kent/Covington community.  For more information,... Read more...

Call for Submissions – The Madrona Project

Empty Bowl Deadline: 8/1/2021 Inviting submissions for The Madrona Project Volume II Number 2, edited by Michael Daley. Projected publication date: November 1, 2021. The theme for this issue is taken from Empty Bowl’s Mission Statement: human communities in wild... Read more...

Renton’s 2021 Arts and Culture Grants

Renton Municipal Arts Commission Rolling deadline RMAC now accepting proposals for the 2021 Arts Grant Program. Funding is available for arts, cultural and heritage projects that serve residents and visitors in Renton. We encourage innovative projects by artists &... Read more...

Washington State Heritage Arts Apprenticeship Program

Center for Washington Cultural Traditions Application deadline: 5/17/2021, 11:59 PM The Center for Washington Cultural Traditions is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 Washington State Heritage Arts Apprenticeship Program. If you’re interested in... Read more...

Call for Gift Shop Merchandise

Foss Waterway Seaport  Deadline: 7/1/2021 The Foss Waterway Seaport is a maritime museum in Tacoma. It seeks products created by local artists and craftspeople to add to the museum’s store. These proposals should be for pieces that you make that can be modified... Read more...

Give Me Culture Grants

Kent Arts Commission Rolling deadline The City of Kent Arts Commission’s “Give Me Culture” program offers small, flexible grants to individuals, organizations and community groups for arts and culture projects and events that serve the public in Kent. Awards are... Read more...

Brand new resource for artists

SoCoCulture  SoCoCulture is developing a new mailing list expressly for artists, actors, musicians and others who are interested in receiving a listing of South King County-based creative opportunities on a regular basis. We hope to expand our reach to artists... Read more...

Opportunity Grants

Humanities Washington Rolling deadline Opportunity Grants are available to small or rural organizations for public humanities presentations, and do not require a funding match. Organizations may request up to $1,000. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis... Read more...

Touring arts roster and presenter incentive program

4Culture Ongoing 4Culture’s Touring Arts Roster (TAR) is a juried directory of some of King County’s most talented performing artists. It’s ideal for your performing artists search, for any event, size, or budget. The roster is here to support equity... Read more...

Call for loaned art exhibits

Lake Wilderness Lodge Art Gallery Introducing Lake Wilderness Lodge Art Gallery, a place for local artists to show case their artwork! Artists working in 2 dimensional art or Custodians of such artwork are invited to apply for the Lake Wilderness Lodge Art Gallery... Read more...

Call for artists – Carco Theatre lobby

Carco Theatre The Carco Theatre invites professional or amateur artists working in a variety of media to apply for consideration for the Carco Theatre Lobby art display.  The rotational gallery will feature local artists and provide an opportunity for artists to share... Read more...

UW Museology paid internships

University of Washington Museology Graduate Program Ongoing The University of Washington’s Museology Graduate Program seeks community partners for its Paid Internship Pilot. The UW Museology Paid Internship Pilot aims to create critical learning opportunities for... Read more...

Creative Districts certification applications

Washington State Arts Commission Ongoing The Creative Districts program is now accepting applications from communities in Washington State who are interested in achieving Certified Creative District designation. Applicants must meet all requirements for certification;... Read more...

Spaceworks

Spaceworks Deadline: Ongoing Spaceworks Tacoma is an initiative to activate empty storefronts and vacant space. The initiative makes no- and low-cost temporary space available to artists, fledgling creative entrepreneurs, organizations, and community groups who... Read more...

Residency for cultural capital producers

Washington State University Deadline: Ongoing In collaboration with Washington State University, artist and educator Peter Christenson has initiated a cultural capital scholar residency in Richland, WA and is currently seeking proposals from creatives with diverse... Read more...

T.I.P.S. Mini-Grants

4Culture Ongoing If you have an idea for a workshop, lecture, skill-building session, or program that will bring needed information, skills, inspiration, practices, or approaches into the King County heritage field, T.I.P.S. Mini-Grants can help you develop, promote,... Read more...

Open 4Culture

4Culture Deadline: six weeks before public event 4Culture recognizes a need for an entry point into 4Culture’s funding opportunities. Open 4Culture provides awards of up to $1,500 for projects that are created by or for underserved communities of King County, and are... Read more...

Free legal services to non-profit organizations

Wayfind Wayfind is a nonprofit with a mission to improve the quality of life in Washington by providing free business legal services for nonprofits and microenterprises.Here are some examples of the legal work they can help you with: · Contracts – Review, draft, and... Read more...