SoCoCulture Opportunities

Voces Latinx National Playwriting Competition

Repertorio Español Deadline: 4/1/2020 Subject matter and characters must resonate with Latinx audiences and accurately depict the Latinx/Hispanic experience. Original and un-produced. Full length plays (at least one hour and 15 minutes). Written in either Spanish or... Read more...

Call for Artists – New South Sound Artist Directory

Sun Road Artist Directory Kent resident Jesse McDaniel is compiling a physical artist directory of the surrounding area -particularly Kent, Auburn, Renton, Tacoma and Puyallup – with the intention of promoting creative businesses and artists in the area and... Read more...

Executive Director Search

Pacific Ballroom Dance Application review begins immediately, position start date in late April or early May The position will be open until filled. To learn more about this opportunity, please click on the Executive Director Search Profile. The planned start date for... Read more...

Seeking Book Donations

Friends of the Federal Way Libraries Please consider donating your used books, magazines, and DVDs in new or like-new condition to support library programming at the Federal Way Libraries. Your donations are tax deductible. Ask library staff for details – in... Read more...

Project Feast Kitchen Assistant

Project Feast Applications being accepted now Project Feast is a nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to empower refugees and immigrants by preparing them for culinary careers in Washington State. We offer an 18-week Culinary Skills Apprenticeship Program for... Read more...

Preservation Special Projects Grants

4Culture Application deadline: 3/4/2020, 5 PM The people and organizations preserving our historic spaces take on all kinds of challenges, from advocacy to long-term stewardship planning. Preservation Special Projects grants pave the way to a built environment that is... Read more...

Heritage Project Grants

4Culture Application deadline: 3/4/2020, 5 PM Heritage Project Grants fund individuals and organizations documenting, sharing, and interpreting King County heritage. Through Heritage Projects we support the people and organizations making history relevant and... Read more...

Arts Project Grants

4Culture Application deadline: 3/4/2020, 5 PM Art Projects grants fuel the experiences, sights, and sounds that make up the cultural fabric of King County. If you are sharing your work with the public, we can help you bring your ideas to life. This year, Art Projects... Read more...

Call for Proposals – Museums and Democracy

Washington Museum Association Proposal deadline: 1/31/2020 The Washington Museum Association (WaMA) will be heading to Olympia, our state’s capitol, for its 2020 Annual meeting. As centers for community, museums can play a powerful role in encouraging visitors to... Read more...

Call to Artists – 3rd Thursday Art Walk

Kent Downtown Partnership Open until filled The 3rd Thursday Art Walk happens in downtown Kent from June – September, 5-8 PM.   We are currently seeking interested artists to participate in our 2020 season, which runs from May through September. We are looking... Read more...

Auditions for HAIR

Renton Civic Theatre Dates: Sunday, 2/9/2020, 6:30-10 PM             Monday, 2/10/2020, 7-10 PM             Callbacks: Monday, 2/17/2020, 7-10 PM Show dates will be June 5-20, 2020. All roles are available. Various ages sought from 18-45. A stipend is paid to all... Read more...

Seeking Summer ArtRageous Artist Leaders

Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation 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 January on a rolling... Read more...

Call to Artists – Mary Olson Farm Artist in Residence

Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation Application deadline: 3/19/2020, 10:59 PM The Mary Olson Farm Artist in Residence is a program offering an annual opportunity for an artist to pursue their work in, and to be inspired by, the unique and beautiful setting of the Mary... Read more...

Call to Artists – Auburn Pianos on Parade

Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation Application deadline: 3/1/2020 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 2020. Additional... Read more...

Call to Artists – Auburn Benchmarks

Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation Application deadline: 3/1/2020 Seeking community groups to participate in Auburn’s Annual Benchmarks program.  Groups will artistically alter benches that will be placed throughout Auburn, June – September 2020. Additional... Read more...

2020 World Citizen Essay Contest

World Affairs Council Deadline: 3/13/2020 Each year the World Affairs Council hosts the World Citizen Essay contest for third through twelfth graders. The goal of the contest is to promote discussion among students, teachers, families, and community members about the... Read more...

Busking at Light Rail Stations in South King County

Sound Transit Sound Transit allows busking at both Tukwila International Boulevard Station and Angle Lake Station. To perform at these sites, buskers must follow the guidelines below. • Busking operates on a first-come, first-served basis. • Buskers can only perform... Read more...

RFP – all creatives

Rhododendon Species Botanical Garden We’re looking for creatives, artists, gardeners, performers, and plant enthusiasts to collaborate with! E-mail Info@RhodyGarden.org with your ideas on how we might work together to activate the Garden with exciting new... Read more...

Snap Grants

Washington State Arts Commission Deadline: ongoing ArtsWA (the Washington State Arts Commission) invites applications for our Snap Grants Program!  Are you a small group or organization with an annual operating budget of $25,000 or less? Do you need financial... 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...

Wetlands heritage internship

SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve Application deadline: rolling This grant-funded position will be tasked with studying the history people and wetlands in King County. Wetlands are a vital resource and key feature of King County’s landscape, yet their degradation... 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...

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

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...

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...