SoCoCulture Opportunities

Teaching Assistants for Dance Classes

Pacific Ballroom Dance Application deadline: 6/1/2022 Pacific Ballroom Dance is now accepting applications for teaching assistants for the 2022-23 season. These are paid positions. Must be youth or older (grades10-12+). Please fill out the application form here and... Read more...

Diversity in Local History Grants

Washington State Historical Society Deadline: 6/30/2022, 5 PM This grant provides heritage organizations up to $15,000 to fund paid internships to support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives. This program connects emerging professionals in the heritage... Read more...

Open Auditions for Avenue Q

Renton Civic Theatre Audition Dates: 6/12-13/2022, 7-10 PM Callbacks: 6/14/2022, 7 PM Rehearsals: Beginning around 8/14/2022 Performances: 9/23 – 10/8/2022 Please send an email to auditions@rentoncivictheatre.org to request an appointment during the Audition... Read more...

Teen Songwriting Contest

HipHopFinFest Submission deadline: 5/31/2022 Middle and High School Students are invited to explore online challenges that build financial skills then use their knowledge to write, perform and submit an original song. Winning songs will be featured during this... Read more...

Hope Corps Funding Program

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture Deadline: 6/6/2022 Unemployment and underemployment have devastated the creative sector. Hope Corps is a work program created to provide economic and social opportunities for Seattle’s extensive creative workforce. The program,... Read more...

Seeking to Fill Positions at MOHAI

Museum of History & Industry A variety of job opportunities at the Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) are open currently, with more to follow later this month. Here are the positions we are looking to fill right away: The Visitor Services & Sales... Read more...

Seeking Dancing Classroom Teaching Artists

Pacific Ballroom Dance Dancing Classrooms Greater Seattle, a program operated by Pacific Ballroom Dance, is a social- emotional, arts education program that uses the art form of Ballroom Dance as a vehicle to teach important life skills like respect, tolerance, and... Read more...

Seeking Project Manager

Humanities Washington We’re looking for a Project Manager to join the Prime Time Family Reading team at Humanities Washington. We want to work with a creative, collaborative, and motivated individual who is eager to improve literacy and critical-thinking skills for... Read more...

Seeking Coordinator for Native Voices Arts Program

Arts Impact Application deadline: 5/20/2022 The Native Voices Arts Program is a collaborative, sovereignty-grounded, arts learning project between Tribal Nations, tribal compact and public schools serving Native middle school youth, OSPI (WA State Native Education,... Read more...

Nominate an NEA Jazz Master

National Endowment for the Arts Deadline: 10/31/2022 The NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship is the highest honor that our nation bestows upon jazz musicians. Each year since 1982, the program has elevated to its ranks a select number of living legends who have made... Read more...

Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation Is Hiring

Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation A variety of job opportunities are available with the Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation Department. Some of the featured positions are: Summer Camp Counselors: Looking for counselors to work in the fun filled summer camp programs.... Read more...

Win Dinner on BAT

BAT Theatre Deadline: 5/22/2022 BAT is taking part in SoCoCulture’s “Less Is More” ad campaign to connect visitors with South King County cultural activities for Spring. Revisit your longtime favorites or discover a new place. Start exploring at:... Read more...

Fred Hutch Public Art and Community Dialogue

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center Deadline: 5/22/2022, 11 PM This call is open to Black/African American and Indigenous/Native American visual artists, or artist teams, who are 18 years of age or older and are residents of Washington State, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon,... Read more...

Regional Parks and Trails Public Art Plan

King County Parks and 4Culture Deadline: 5/31/2022 An artist, curator or artist team will work with 4Culture and King County Parks to develop an art plan for King County Parks’ extensive network of parks, regional and backcountry trails, and open spaces in... Read more...

Call for Plein Air Artist Instructors

Lake Wilderness Arboretum and Maple Valley Creative Arts Center The Maple Valley Creative Arts Center seeks plein air artists to lead summer workshops and classes in Lake Wilderness Arboretum and Park, in Maple Valley. To learn more, contact... Read more...

Call to Performers – Maple Valley Arts Fest

Maple Valley Creative Arts Council Dates: 6/10-12/2022 The Maple Valley Days Arts Festival 2022 seeks performers for this Festival, which will take place June 10 (Art Gala), and June 11-12 (In-person Show). This show will take place at Lake Wilderness Lodge in Maple... Read more...

Call for Stories – 7 Stories, 7 Minutes

7 Stories Highline Heritage Museum Local storytellers are invited to share real experiences based on a particular theme, 7 stories told under 7 minutes. Upcoming themes: 5/27/2022 – “Mother” or “Gifts, Stories of Getting What You Need”... Read more...

Call for Light Art

LUSIO Lights Festival Dates: 8/19-20/2022 The annual LUSIO Festival features light artists incorporating their art directly into acres of glorious Pacific Northwest nature at Mary Olson Farm for thousands to explore. What is considered “light art” –... Read more...

Nominations Open for NEA National Heritage Fellowships

National Endowment for the Arts Submission deadline: 5/31/2022 To honor and preserve our nation’s diverse cultural heritage, the NEA annually awards up to nine National Heritage Fellowships to master folk and traditional artists, inclusive of one Bess Lomax... Read more...

Washington Stories Fund Grants

Humanities Washington Deadline: 7/15/2022 The purpose of the Washington Stories Fund is to record and share with the broader community the little-known stories of people or groups whose contributions add to the cultural richness and health of Washington State. The... Read more...

Call for Pasifika Wayfinders

Pacific Islander Community Association of Washington Every Friday, 4 PM It’s important for Pasifika youth to grow their voice and have a platform to be heard. Pasifika Wayfinders (PWF) are opening up our youth council applications again to fulfill our mission to... Read more...

Environmental Literacy Grant

Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Pacific Education Institute Deadline: 6/20/2022 OSPI and the Pacific Education Institute are partnering to offer grants from $1000-$25,000 for school districts to plan and/or pilot environmental literacy and... Read more...

SoCo Opps Bulletins

SoCoCulture Hey South King County artists! SoCoCulture has a mailing list called SoCo Opps that is expressly for artists, actors, musicians and others who are interested in receiving a listing of South King County-based (and other nearby) creative opportunities on a... Read more...

Creative Kids Visual Art Contest

Allied Arts of Renton Deadline: 5/31/2022 Allied Arts of Renton, with support from the Renton Municipal Art Commission is launching the 3rd annual creative contest for kids. This is a virtual art contest for students living in Renton or attending Renton schools.... Read more...

Community Development Block Grant

Washington State Department of Commerce Application deadline: 6/1/2022, 5 PM Funds available through this opportunity assist small cities, towns and counties in carrying out priority community and economic development projects that benefit low- and moderate-income... Read more...

Artists Invited – Maple Valley Art Walk

Maple Valley Creative Arts Council Rotating basis ArtWalk is a partnership between the Maple Valley Creative Arts Council and local small business owners in Maple Valley. The first art walk took place in November 2014 with the idea of developing new venues for local... Read more...

Urban Craft Uprising Events

Urban Craft Uprising Apply to be a vendor at Urban Craft Uprising’s Summer Show in Seattle, or at community events like Redmond’s Derby Days, Edmonds Spring Fest, or Tacoma Spring Fest! Multiple deadlines – learn more here. Read more...

BAM Burien Art Market and Garden Party

Burien Arts Association BAM! Online happens between Friday, June 24 – Sunday 26. Up to 35 artists will be allowed to participate. Artists involved in the Garden Party must submit a minimum of 5 pieces for the On-Line Fundraiser, with 50% commission to... Read more...

Interested in Performing in a Renton Roadshow?

Renton Municipal Arts Commission Renton Roadshow program was designed to provide opportunities for local artists to perform during the shutdowns that resulted from COVID-19. Since the launch in February 2020, the program has become a popular opportunity bring live... Read more...

Heritage Professional Development Stipend

4Culture Rolling Deadline until 10/31/2022 The Heritage Professional Development Stipend program provides stipends ranging from $100 to $1,000 for heritage practitioners in King County to participate in a professional development or career maintenance opportunity.... Read more...

NEA Grants for Arts Projects

National Endowment for the Arts Deadline: 7/7/2022  Grants for Arts Projects is the NEA’s principal grants program for organizations based in the United States. Through project-based funding, the program supports public engagement with, and access to, various... Read more...

Opportunity Grants

Humanities Washington These grants of up to $1,000 support statewide access to public humanities presentations and events. Organizations with projects led by and serving underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Application must be received at least... 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...

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...
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