Opportunities for Creative Workers
RICOM Job Postings – Brown University maintains a comprehensive job posting board of local opportunities in the arts.
RISCA’s Arts Jobs Blog – Maintained by RI State Council on the Arts.
ACT Public Art Calls – Issued by the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism
ArtsNowRI.com Arts Opportunities & Job Postings – Maintained by Providence’s Dept. of Art, Culture + Tourism & located in the Classified Section of the site at the bottom of the page.
Artist Residency Programs – Your one-stop guide to residencies for visual artists, writers, composers, choreographers, scholars, filmmakers, community artists, architects, and more – around the world and in your backyard. Maintained by the Alliance of Artists Communities.
NEA Art Works Grant – To support the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, public engagement with diverse and excellent art, lifelong learning in the arts, and the strengthening of communities through the arts. Within this category, all Arts Education projects will have lifelong learning in the arts as their primary outcome. Innovative projects are strongly encouraged. An organization may request a grant amount from $10,000 to $100,000.
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant – The Foundation welcomes, throughout the year, applications from visual artists who are painters, sculptors, and artists who work on paper, including printmakers. There are no deadlines. The Foundation encourages applications from artists who have genuine financial needs that are not necessarily catastrophic. Grants are intended for a one-year period of time.
Nonprofit Cultural Organizations
NEH Grants – The application period is open for several grant opportunities from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Applicants should refer directly to the NEH website to verify all details, including deadlines and available grants.
Public Humanities Clinic – The Public Humanities Clinic at the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage at Brown University offers free assistance to cultural organizations and individuals working to present humanities projects and programs to the public. The aim of the Public Humanities Clinic is to foster excellence in humanities-based programs, exhibits and community initiatives by providing advice and facilitating connections between people, including colleagues, public humanities students, and scholars.
RI Council For The Humanities (RICH) Grants – RICH grants support various phases of public humanities projects (from research and development to production) and many kinds of public humanities projects (from live discussion and presentation programs to broadcast media programs). As a rule, programs should be geared to a broad and diverse general audience.
Teaching & Learning Opportunities
Call For Teachers – Big Yellow School Bus Grant Program – The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts has approved the continuation of its popular “Big Yellow School Bus” program, subject to the availability of funds. This program provides grants of up to $400 per school building per year to Rhode Island schools to support the cost of school buses and coverage for classroom teachers so that students can attend cultural arts events during the school day.
Call For Applicants – RI Foundation Workshops – The RI Foundation’s Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence offers a robust set of workshops and seminars for new as well as experienced nonprofit leaders. Programs are designed to help you successfully meet a variety of challenges. Visit the website for more information about schedules and topics.
AS220 Classes Now Enrolling – Numerous classes are now being offered at AS220.
Everett Dance Classes Now Enrolling – Dance, music and scene study are just some of the offering at Everett Arts.
Steel Yard Classes Now Enrolling – Registration is now available for the Steel Yard’s Open Enrollment Courses.
Trinity Rep Classes Now Enrolling – Trinity Repertory Company’s Education Department is pleased to announce that enrollment is now open for their new sessions of classes created for young actors in grades K-12 as well as adult actors.
Affordable Colleges Online – Provides free community resources and tools spanning topics such as financial aid and college savings strategies, affordability and scorecard rankings, opportunities for Veterans and people with disabilities, and online learning resources.
RI Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission Workshops – Have a suggestion for a conference workshop, tour, or speaker? Workshops run 75 minutes long and focus on topics like places of work, economic development, preservation trades, building rehabs, etc. Topics are not limited to “Preservation Works”–if you want to share a great idea that relates to historic preservation in Rhode Island, please do. Tours run 1.25, 2.5, or 3 hours long.
Writing Workshops @ Frequency – A writing community for Providence and beyond, Frequency holds classes for those just starting out to seasoned pros!
Craft Workshops @ Kreatelier – Learn a vast and fun array of skills from some of Providence’s artsiest and craftiest people at Kreatelier! From sewing to bookbinding, Kreatelier has something for everyone young and old alike.