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News to Use – July 2, 2018

News to Use – July 2, 2018

Upcoming Grant Deadlines and Workshops

Community Grants Program (CG) – Second Quarter FY2018-19
This is a quarterly program for non-profit organizations developing small to medium scale community-based cultural programs, projects and events, such as fairs, parades, neighborhood festivals, conferences and publications.

• Grant Workshop:  August 16, 2018 at 2 PM – RSVP
• Grant Application Deadline:  August 30, 2018 at 11:59 PM

Tourist Development Council (TDC) – First Quarter FY2018-2019
This is a quarterly program which provides support to significant cultural and/or special events, including sports activities and television/film origination projects that promote Miami-Dade County’s appeal as a tourist destination. Activities must be able to stimulate tourism and have significant media impact for Miami-Dade County.

• Grant Application Deadline:  July 23, 2018 at 11:59 PM

Visit Grants for Organizations and Grants for Artists for more information.

Legal Clinic for Creatives
August 7, 2018, 5:30 – 8:00 PM

Is your arts group using outdated contracts? Do you need help bringing artists to the US for performances and events? Are you protecting your work and your organization? Are you an artist or creative that needs advice on copyright, trademark, contracts, licensing agreements, freelance contracts, and more? Our Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts attorneys are ready to answer your legal questions at our Legal Clinic for Creatives on August 7 at We Work Lincoln Road. Sign up today for your consultation with an attorney. Register today www.ArtsBizMiami.org/events

2018 VSA Intersections: Arts and Special Education Conference

August 5-6, 2018:  Pre-Conference Capacity Building Workshops
August 7-8, 2018:  Conference

Through innovative and interactive sessions, the VSA Intersections: Arts and Special Education Conference provides professionals in the intersecting fields of arts education and special education the opportunity to share current information in research, practice, programs, and policy, and serve as a leading catalyst for change. This conference brings together educators, school and nonprofit administrators, researchers, teaching artists, and more to build new skills, transfer knowledge, network, and, ultimately, help to shape the best practices-improving educational experiences for students with disabilities learning in and through the arts. http://education.kennedy-center.org/education/vsa/programs/special_education_conference.cfm

To register, click http://www.cvent.com/events/2018-vsa-intersections-arts-and-special-education-conference/registration-0d1758f71722482784e571550614075d.aspx

For more information or questions, please contact 877-843-0887 or email [email protected] .

Knight New Work Miami
Deadline: August 31, 2018

Knight New Work Miami will invest $500,000 to commission groundbreaking, innovative new works of performance art to premiere in Miami during the 2020-21 season. This new initiative will showcase Miami’s role as a place where great art is born.
Through August 31, artists, including choreographers, composers, and playwrights, with a strong connection to Miami and performing arts organizations based in Miami-Dade can apply for funding to bring innovative, risk-taking works to the stage. Winners will be announced in December 2018.

Applicants must be in one of the following categories:
• An individual artist focused on the performing arts with a strong connection to Miami. Please note that artists can be from and living elsewhere, but they must explain their connection to Miami in their application. Both emerging and established artists are encouraged to apply.
• A performing arts institution based in Miami-Dade County that has partnered with an individual artist.

The work must:
• Be ground-breaking, bold, risky, inspiring and new
• Be in the genres of dance, music or theater, or a combination of all three
• Premiere in Miami during the 2020-21 season (Sept. – May)

Have questions?
Read the Knight New Work Miami FAQ to get your questions answered.
RSVP for a virtual session on Monday, August 13 at 1:00 p.m. ET.
Send questions to [email protected].

Deadline Monday, October 29, 2018

The South Florida Cultural Consortium Grant Program offers the largest regional, government-sponsored artists’ grants in the United States, awarding $15,000 and $7,500 grants to resident visual and media artists from the counties of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach. Since it was established in 1988, the Consortium has awarded close to $2 million in grants to over 200 artists. In addition to receiving the grant, the artists take part in an exhibition hosted and organized by a visual arts institution in one of the five counties.

All emerging, mid-career and established South Florida professional artists (those residing in Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe or Palm Beach Counties) are eligible to apply. 
Candidates must have resided and worked in one of the participating five counties for a full year before applying – since October 2017. Artists must apply from the county of residence
Submitted work samples must be from the last three years.

For more information or to apply: http://miamidadepublicart.org/#fellowship

2018 National Arts Marketing Project Conference
November 9-12, 2018
Early bird registration August 24, 2018

The 2018 National Arts Marketing Project Conference (NAMPC) this November 9-12, in Seattle will give you the tools to make your work more effective and efficient. Discover new technologies and hone skills that will save you much-needed dollars and time. Join over 650 other arts marketers, get inspired and explore the not topics in arts marketing.

Every dollar counts! Here are ways you can save money on your NAMPC registration:

Members of Americans for the Arts can apply for scholarships to cover conference, transportation, and lodging fees. Scholarship categories include opportunities for leaders of color, leaders with disabilities and arts marketers in underserved communities. With generous support from The Robert B. McMillen Foundation, scholarship opportunities are also available for artists residing in rural Washington. Submit your applications by July 20!

Become a Member
An Americans for the Arts membership connects you with more than 7,000 arts professionals across the country, access to professional development resources AND discounts to NAMPC and other Americans for the Arts conferences.

Early-Bird Registration
Register by August 24 and save up to $100 on your NAMPC registration with early-bird rates!


Theater Administrator
Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs

Cultural Affairs Construction Projects Manager
Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs

Originally published at https://miamidadearts.org/news/news-use-july-2-2018

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