SoCoCulture Opportunities

Artist call – Enumclaw High School

Enumclaw School District and Washington State Arts Commission Application deadline: 4/27/2018, 5 PM Enumclaw School District and ArtsWA are seeking an individual artist or artist team to design and create original artwork that is able to reflect Enumclaw School... Read more...

Nominations for Governor’s Arts & Heritage Awards

  Washington State Arts Commission Nomination deadline: 7/9/2018 ArtsWA will be accepting nominations for the 2018 Governor’s Arts & Heritage Awards until July 9, 2018. Several new Arts Award categories have been added this year, including Arts Legacy, Arts... Read more...

Call for 2018-2019 World Educator Nominees

World Affairs Council Nomination deadline: 5/31/2018 Each year, the World Affairs Council honors a local educator who has made exceptional contributions in broadening the global horizons of students and colleagues. The recipient of the World Educator Award is an... Read more...

Earth Day photo contest

King County Parks and Recreation Submission deadline: 4/24/2018, 11 AM This Earth Day, we want to see your vision of green – through your photographs. We’re looking for photographers to capture what makes King County so special – its natural beauty. Share your photo... Read more...

Call for entries – On the Water

Kent Arts Commission Submissions accepted now through 6/30/2018 The Kent Arts Commission is seeking entries for an online exhibit via Kent Creates, a web platform for sharing art, culture, and creative endeavors. The most recent exhibit for Kent Creates is open April... Read more...

Museum/farm program assistant position

White River Valley Museum & Mary Olson Farm The Museum is seeking an enthusiastic individual with a flexible schedule to join the team! The assistant will receive an overview of informal education and Museum programming by serving as a Museum and Farm fieldtrip... Read more...

Call to artists – street banner design competition

City of Mercer Island Submission deadline: 5/14/2018 The Mercer Island Arts Council (MIAC) and the City of Mercer Island invite amateur and professional graphic designers (Participant) to enter a competition for the design of street banners to replace the existing... Read more...

Call to artists – miniature juried art exhibit

City of Enumclaw Applications due: 6/15/2018 The City of Enumclaw’s fourth annual GEMs Miniature Juried Art Exhibit at Enumclaw City Hall Gallery 2018 will run July 6-31. Artists interested in submitting work for jurying into the exhibit may send a request for an... Read more...

AuburnFest

City of Auburn Date: 8/11/2018 AuburnFest is a summertime family-fun festival that will include two entertainment stages, craft and specialty vendors, a car show, literary showcase, small press fair, hands-on art activities and more. For more information and... Read more...

Tukwila Fine Arts Show – call to artists

Tukwila Arts Commission Drop-off dates: May 8, 8 AM – noon; May 9, noon – 5 PM; May 10, 2-7 PM The 22nd Annual Tukwila Fine Arts Show will be held in conjunction with the Backyard Wildlife Festival on Saturday, May 12. Artists may submit up to three (3) original... Read more...

Snap Grants

ArtsWA Rolling application period: 7/1 – 12/31/2018 Snap Grants is a rolling grants program aimed at supporting small community groups and organizations producing projects or events with arts and culture as a primary or significant component. Designed as an... Read more...

Speakers Bureau applicants sought

Humanities Washington Application deadline: 4/23/2018 Humanities Washington is seeking applicants for its 2019-2020 Speakers Bureau roster! If you are a passionate expert who would love to share ideas and make connections around Washington State, you are encouraged to... Read more...

Landmarks capital funding

4Culture Application deadline: 5/9/2018 Whether you are an individual owner or you represent an organization, if you are the steward of a designated historic landmark property in King County and are working to rehabilitate it, you should consider applying for a... Read more...

Cultural equipment funding

4Culture Application deadline: 5/16/2018 Cultural Equipment grants fund the purchase and installation of equipment that can be considered as fixed assets, including computer hardware. We award these grants in amounts ranging from a minimum of $1,000 to $10,000, and... Read more...

Call for exhibition proposals

Helen S. Smith Gallery Application deadline: 7/1/2018 The Helen S. Smith Gallery on the main campus of Green River College Campus is currently accepting proposals for solo or curated group exhibitions that will take place January 2019 through December 2019. The... Read more...

Pianos on Parade artists call

City of Auburn Deadline: 5/25/2018 Seeking individual artists to participate in Auburn’s Annual Pianos on Parade program.  Artists will artistically alter benches that will be placed throughout Auburn in August 2018. Additional program information and images of... Read more...

Benchmarks applicants sought

City of Auburn Application deadline: 5/2/2018 Seeking community groups to participate in Auburn’s Annual Benchmarks program.  Groups will artistically alter benches that will be placed throughout Auburn, June – September 2018. Additional program... Read more...

Seeking Summer ArtRageous Artist Leaders

City of Auburn The City of Auburn is seeking creative teaching artists to lead art-making activities at a variety of summer outdoor events and festivals. This is a paid opportunity, and artist selection will be made starting in February on a rolling basis, so early... Read more...

11th Annual Cultural Resource Protection Summit

Date: 5/23-24/2018 11th Annual Cultural Resource Protection Summit will take place at the Suquamish Tribe’s House of Awakened Culture near Poulsbo. We are actively seeking to increase participation by those responsible for or affected by the intersection between... Read more...

City of Opportunity Scholarship Program

City of Tukwila Application deadline: 3/30/2018 Tukwila’s City of Opportunity Scholarship Program was established in 2014. The mission of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to high school students who reside in Tukwila to support their... Read more...

Songwriters Lab for young musicians

Seattle Theatre Group Application deadline: 7/9/2018 Seattle Theatre Group (STG) is now accepting applications for this year’s annual Songwriters Lab. STG’s Songwriters Lab is for young musicians (ages 14 – 19) interested in pursuing their artistic... Read more...

Artists needed for summer gigs

City of Tukwila Calling all artists! Summer planning has started for big events and youth programs in Tukwila. We are looking for bands, solo artists, showing artist, photographers, roaming performers, stilt walkers, circus arts, face painters, balloon arts, clowns,... 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...

Washington Trust’s PreserveWA Fellowship

Washington Trust for Historic Preservation Application deadline: 2/15/2018 Washington Trust’s PreserveWA Fellowship opportunity. This is an effort to bring fresh and diverse voices to the fields of historic preservation and downtown revitalization. The fellowship... Read more...

Call for applications – ArtsWA Public Artist Roster

ArtsWA Application deadline: 6/26/2018 An open call is issued every three years by the Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA) for the selection of artists for Washington’s Public Artist Roster, a pre-qualified list of visual artists eligible to create... Read more...

Artist display space – Carco Theatre

Carco Theatre Ongoing review The Carco Theatre in Renton invites professional or amateur artists working in a variety of media to apply for consideration for the Carco Theatre Lobby art display. Local artists’ exhibits are scheduled for six week periods. The Lobby has... 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

Washington Attorneys Assisting Community Organizations WAACO provides free legal services to nonprofit organizations on their business transactional legal issues and can help your organization if you need legal help. Here are some examples of the legal work they can... Read more...

Kent’s Give Me Culture grants

Kent Arts Commission Year-round This new funding program will be directed to projects that serve the general public in Kent. Give Me Culture Grants are small, flexible grants available to individuals, organizations, and community groups. The Give Me Culture program is... Read more...