Calling All Providence Artists
Providence's BUY ART campaign is designed to thank all shoppers who buy art and to help promote Providence based art merchants + artists, all at no cost to the consumer and seller/artist. If you are based in Providence, sell art and wish to participate, please email Michael Christofaro with your name, website address, brief description of the work you produce, address (internal use only), phone number (internal use only) and email address (internal use only).
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.
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.
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.
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 for the 2011-2012 school year, 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. For more details please click here.
Everett Dance Classes Now Enrolling
Dance, music and scene study are just some of the offering at Everett Arts. For more details please click here.
Steel Yard Classes Now Enrolling
Registration is now available for the Steel Yard's Open Enrollment Courses. For more information please click here.
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. For more information please click here.
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.
Lead A Hive Archive Workshop
Food, fun, friends and ART. Sign up to lead a casual workshop at a downtown bar or restaurant. Meets the third Tuesday of every month from 5:30pm - 7pm. For more information please click here.
From knitted postcards to skateboard stenciling, Craftland's got an amazing range of classes at affordable prices taught by enthusiastic professionals. For more information please click here.
Writing Workshops @ Frequency
A writing community for Providence and beyond, Frequency holds classes for those just starting out to seasoned pros! For more information please click here.
Craft Workshops @ Kreatelier
Learn a vast and fun array of skills from some of Providence's artsiest and craftsiest people at Kreatelier! From sewing to bookbinding, Kreatelier has something for everyone young and old alike. For more information please click here.