Monday, April 8, 2019

Broward Arts presents Opportunities in the Arts

Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute Informational Session
Thurs., May 9, 6:30 pm at Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA), Pompano Beach

Informational session for artists to learn more about the upcoming Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute (AEI) and other services Broward Cultural Division offers to artists in the region including funding, professional development and networking opportunities. To register click here.

Florida's Strategic Plan for Arts and Culture: Listening Sessions 
Florida Department of State Division of Cultural Affairs (DCA) has embarked on a planning process to develop its new strategic plan and to learn how the DCA can best support arts and culture in Florida. Broward Cultural Division will host three listening sessions to ensure our diverse voices are heard and included in this planning effort.
  • Tues., April 9, 2 pm at Broward County Governmental Center, Room 301
  • Tues., April 9, 6 pm at Broward County Governmental Center, Room 302
Artist / Volunteers - Lil' Libraries Painting Project, Sunview Park
Event: Saturday April 13, 2- 6 pm.
Artist Batia Lowenberg will work with volunteers to execute designs for a Little Library in Sunview Park which services the Broadview Community. Little libraries house donated books for community members to share free books with a goal of sparking greater interest in reading and fostering connection among neighbors. If interested in volunteering please email Shelly Turetzky Participation will be confirmed through email. Please include a subject line of Little Library.

CHAT Summit Artists' Village & Live Artist Competition 
Deadline: April 15
The 2019 Synergy Summit for Cultural & Heritage Tourism (CHAT) is inviting local artists to showcase work at their Artists' Village on May 9-11 at the Signature Grand Conference Center. Selected artists will also receive complimentary Summit registration. For more information and to apply to be an exhibitor, click here.

Call to Artists: Doing Business as an Artist
Deadline: April 26
Graduates of Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute (AEI) are invited to submit work for the 11th annual Doing Business as an Artist (DBA) exhibit, which will showcase an array of South Florida's artists and their interpretation of the theme: TEXTURED. For more information and to apply, visit the ArtServe website here.

Video Skills for Creatives: Direct Your Own Promo
Workshop: May 4
Learn how to create a short film to promote yourself as a visual artist. This type of short documentary can have a lasting impact on social media and can help curators and audiences understand your work and process. Free. To register, click here.

Florida Association of Public Art Professionals Conference
Event: May 8-10
Registration is open for the annual Florida Association of Public Art Professionals (FAPAP) Conference, hosted at the Riverside hotel in Fort Lauderdale. This three-day conference offers seminars and sessions covering all things public art, including applying for grants all the way to conservation techniques, as well as extensive networking opportunities and events and exclusive tours of local facilities featuring public art. For more information, click here.

Cultural Heritage Alliance for Tourism Summit
Event: May 9-11
The Cultural Heritage Alliance for Tourism, Inc. (CHAT) in partnership with the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) will present the 2nd Annual Synergy Summit for Cultural and Heritage Tourism May 9-11 in Greater Fort Lauderdale. The two-day event is the place where more than 200 tourism power players gather to communicate and explore synergy for collaboration and form strategic partnerships that strengthen and elevate multicultural tourism in Florida and nationally. For more information and to register for this conference, click here.

Call to Artists – Stonewall
Deadline: May 10
In remembrance of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, Claudia Castillo ART studio is seeking artist submissions focusing on the Stonewall legacy, equality and human rights. Artists are encouraged to submit artwork that speaks to the achievements of Stonewall and challenges and inspires future generations to strive for equality and inclusion for the LGBTQA community.
For more information, visit the Claudia Castillo ART studio's website here.

The Hopper Prize
Deadline: May 21
The Hopper Prize is offering multiple individual artist grants totaling $5,000 awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators. To learn more and apply, click here.

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