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flag: new item Cooperative Marketing Program
Provides Broward-based, not-for-profit cultural organizations with reduced advertising rates and a recognizable presence through larger media placements.
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Broward Cultural Division Calls to Artists

flag: new item Port Everglades Terminal Four Solar Lamp Post Art Project
In partnership with Port Everglades, located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the Broward Cultural Division's Public Art & Design Program is seeking to commission one artist or artist team to design, fabricate and install site-specific artwork for attachment to eight (8) solar-powered concrete street lamp posts located at the entrance and periphery of the parking lot adjacent to Cruise Terminal 4 (T-4) at Port Everglades. The selected artist or artist team’s unique approach to the project is welcomed and the desired effect is an aesthetic impact that reinforces the notion that Port Everglades is a world-class seaport.
Deadline: August 29, 2014
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 Broward Cultural Division Workshops

Cultural Diversity Program
Grant Application Workshop for Broward-based Artists & Organizations

September 2, 2014  6 p.m.
Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., 7th Floor, Fort Lauderdale

The Cultural Diversity Program is for artists and not-for-profit organizations whose primary mission is cultural, and develops and sustains the cultures, arts, and artists that are rooted in, and reflective of, the cultural heritage and traditions of the community; and whose principal address is in Broward County. The workshop will guide applicants through the grant process. The application deadline is October 15, 2014.
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2015 South Florida Cultural Consortium
Visual and Media Artists Fellowship Workshop

September 9, 2014  6 p.m.
ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd.Fort Lauderdale

Demystifying the Process: Led by Brandi Reddick
How are recipients selected and how can an applicant improve his/her chances of being noticed? Find out at one of four workshops being offered across the South Florida region. Workshops generally run 90 minutes.
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Cooperative Marketing Program 2014-15
Participant Orientation and Media Trade Show

September 18, 2014  8:30 a.m.
ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. Fort Lauderdale

Speakers: Jody Leshinsky and David Plath

This brief seminar is a prerequisite for participation in the Cooperative Marketing Program. The day will begin with a Breakfast and Media Trade Show in the art gallery. You are encouraged to meet your media representatives who you will be working with throughout the season. During the seminar, you will learn about changes to the FY2015 program and the guidelines on how to participate. There will be prizes so make sure to bring your business cards to drop in the bowl!!
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Broward Arts Journalism Alliance Program 2014-15

Disruption & Opportunity - How We Live Now | October 18, 2014  9 a.m.
Expanding the Framework for Arts Coverage | January 31, 2014  9 a.m.
Building Skills / Writing Workshops | February 21, 2014  9 a.m.

ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. Fort Lauderdale

The Broward Arts Journalism Alliance Program is a series of forums and workshops for professional journalists, citizen journalists and audience members. The program is a collaboration among The Broward Center and Syracuse University's Goldring Arts Journalism Program and Syracuse University's Janklow Arts Leadership Program.
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 Mark Your Calendar!

flag: new item Relay For Life on the Runway
Broward 100 is honored to participate in Relay for Life on the Runway, a fundraiser and walk for the American Cancer Society, on Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 5-11pm. Your help is needed!  Create a team or donate to join the fight against cancer. 
Date: Saturday August 23, 2014
Website: Relay4Life

flag: new item Rehearsals - The Original  Ft. Lauderdale Gay Men's Chorus
The Original Ft Lauderdale Gay Men's Chorus resumes rehearsals on Tuesday, August 26 at 7:30 p.m. and each Tuesday at St Mark's Episcopal Church and School, 1750 E Oakland Park Blvd, Oakland Park.
Go to the Music Room on the far back side of the gymnasium.  Our annual Fall Follies Cabaret show will be on Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m. at the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art Auditorium. Tickets are $25 general admission.
Information: 954-832-0060

Design your own show for FAT Village Artwalk - World and Eye Arts Center - Fort Lauderdale
World and Eye Arts Center is offering an opportunity to design and hang work in the vibrant artist community in FAT Village during the artwalk on August 30th. For August only there is a discount on exhibition rentals making the rental price $400 for the entire space. So gather a group or have a solo show! Include JPEGs or websites for all artists involved, the name and theme of the show and your contact information with your proposal.
Date: August 30, 2014
Email letters of interest to Director Jean Minuchin at
For more information, call 954-540-9897

Digital Innovation Fellowships - American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)
ACLS invites applications for the ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships. This program supports digitally based research projects in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences. Each fellowship carries a stipend of up to $60,000 towards an academic year's leave and provides for project costs of up to $25,000. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree conferred prior to the application deadline. An established scholar who can demonstrate the equivalent of a Ph.D. in publications and professional experience may also qualify.
Deadline: September 24, 2014
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Business for the Arts of Broward - Cultural Tour
Go behind the scenes of Broward County's Cultural Treasures. Tour bus leaves from ArtServe promptly at 9 a.m. Breakfast (8:30 a.m.) and lunch will be provided. Venues will include: ArtServe, NSU's Museum of Art l Fort Lauderdale, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Museum of Discovery and Science, Sailboat Bend Artists' Lofts and many more.
Date: September 26, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m.
To register, contact Robyn Vegas at
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California Documentary Project Grants - Cal Humanities
Cal Humanities is a non-profit that promotes the humanities in California in order to help create "a state of open mind." The California Documentary Project (CDP) is a competitive grants program that supports documentary film, radio, and new media productions that enhance our understanding of California and its cultures, peoples, and histories. Projects must use the humanities to provide context, depth, and perspective and be suitable for California and national audiences through broadcast and/or distribution. The three CDP grant categories include research & development, production and public engagement. Grant awards range up to $10,000.
Deadline: October 15, 2014
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Volunteers needed for Art Fallout 2014 - Girls' Club - Fort Lauderdale
Each year starting in 2010, Girls' Club has organized the community-wide art event Art Fallout to highlight the growing presence and production of contemporary art in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Girls' Club connects with various art venues, artist studios, museums, galleries and alternative spaces to present a city-wide artwalk-style event. Volunteers are needed to spread awareness of the event, install and de-install artworks at different locations, document with photo and video, staff shuttle buses and help guide visitors to participating destinations.
Event Date: October 18, 2014
Info Sessions/Orientation Dates: August 29th | September 27th | October 10th
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Performing Arts Japan Grants - Japan Foundation
The Japan Foundation is now accepting project proposals for Performing Arts Japan (PAJ) touring and collaboration grants for the 2015 - 2016 fiscal year. This program is designed to provide financial assistance for non-profit organizations in the US and Canada that aim to introduce Japanese performing arts to local audiences. PAJ Touring Grants help present Japanese performing arts at multiple locations, with an emphasis on locations outside major metropolitan areas.
Deadline: October 27, 2014
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flag: new item Events Assistant - Bonnet House, Fort Lauderdale
The Event Assistant is responsible for coordinating event details with the Event Manager and/or the Event Coordinator on the day of an event.  The position would work closely with guests, vendors and clients
to ensure a smooth event from set up to clean up.
Email resume to:

flag: new item Call For Auditions - Fort Lauderdale Children's Theater
Call for Auditions for Actors/Actresses, Singers and Dancers for an adapted Shakespeare Production of Romeo and Juliet called 'r&j' - this is a high energy, youth-led production featuring dance
choreography as a main platform for telling this romantic tragedy with a surprising modern twist, highlighting the integrity of the works that inspired Shakespeare to create this famous play.
Actors not required to dance but must have singing capability. This is a youth-led production in terms of acting and singing (ages 18 - 23 preferred); dancers can be older in age.
Dates : August 29, 2014 and August 30,
Questions: please call 954.816.3324

 Executive Director, Debbie's Dream Foundation - Curing stomach Cancer - Davie FL
Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF) is a 501(c)(3)
non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about stomach cancer,
advancing funding for research, and providing education and support internationally to
patients, families, and caregivers. DDF seeks as its ultimate goal to make the cure
for stomach cancer a reality.
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flag: new item Two-Year High School Internship - Museum of Discovery and Science
The Museum of Discovery and Science and United Way of Broward County are launching APP-titude, a new two-year internship starting this fall for high school juniors. The program will expose students to
careers in engineering and computer science while being introduced to coding and APP development.
Student/parent Orientation: September 6th

flag: new item Technical Director - Aventura Arts and Culture Center
The Technical Director supports the General Manager of the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center by providing excellent technical, production, and customer service, supervising department staff, including
recruitment, coaching, training, and career development. Will organize, plan, and execute events as needed.
Email resume:

Director of South Florida - Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program
The director reports to the vice president of program operations, is responsible for overseeing program implementation throughout South Florida, and provides organization-wide programmatic documentation, structure, oversight and training.
Email resume and cover letter to Norma Lowe at
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Executive Administrator - Florence Fuller Child Development Centers - Boca Raton, FL
This position provides organizational support to the Executive Leadership Team and administrative support to the Board of Directors. Represent FFCDC in a positive and professional manner; act as liaison between FFCDC and the community, between the CEO and the governing Board of Directors and between administration and programs. Participate in Board meeting preparation, and maintenance of executive files.
Email resume to
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Operations and Event Support Manager - Freedom Climb
The Freedom Climb operations and event support manager position is a paid professional reporting to the director of the Freedom Climb in organizing and supporting all Freedom Climb related activities. The manager will lead the operations of events and membership of the Freedom Climb Circle process to ensure streamlined functions in support of the director and the volunteers.
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About Freedom Climb

Public Art Consultant - City of Lauderhill
The City of Lauderhill is seeking sealed proposals for the Public Art Consultant position RFP# 2014-044. The Consultant will provide art consultant services to the Public Art Committee, City Staff and the City Commission as needed. Proposals will be ranked on a combination of qualifications and pricing.
Deadline: August 25, 2014
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Administrative Associate - Symphony of the Americas - Fort Lauderdale
What's your motivation? Opportunity. Creativity. Contribution. It's all part of working for the Symphony, where you can contribute professional growth with personal fulfillment. This full-time position will assist the executive director. Duties include: subscriptions/ticketing, telephones, subscriber database management, office support, marketing and more.
Email resume and cover letter to
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Special Events and Community Relations Coordinator - The Salvation Army Broward County - Fort Lauderdale
This position is responsible for planning, coordinating and marketing special events. Duties include: raising money through sponsorships and event participation; developing and implementing successful strategies for increasing revenue and event participation; securing new corporate sponsors and developing plans to explore new revenue opportunities; assisting in developing and nurturing a volunteer network of groups and/or individuals in support of events and in-kind needs in conjunction with the volunteer manager; developing and executing ongoing public and community relation strategies and tactics to promote the mission and work of The Salvation Army in Broward County.
Email resume to
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Discounted Art Walk Exhibits - The Guild 5 Forty Five - Fort Lauderdale
The Guild 5 Forty Five is now offering discounted promotional packages for local artists that want to show during one of their upcoming art walks. View some promotional videos they have done for several of the artists that have shown at the space.
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Manager of Arts and Cultural Education - Cultural Council of Palm Beach County - Lake Worth
The Cultural Council seeks a Manager of Arts and Cultural Education. This position is half-time and acts as a liaison to educational institutions such as the Palm Beach County School District, Primetime, private schools and home schools support groups.
Deadline: August 15, 2014
Email resume, cover letter and three references to
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Charitable Funds Manager - Community Foundation of Broward - Fort Lauderdale
Community Foundation of Broward seeks an energetic, enthusiastic, and career-minded professional to advance the Foundation's mission as a Charitable Funds Manager. Responsibilities required are to: strengthen connections of Foundation fundholders with causes they care about, develop and provide high quality experiences that inspire investment in solutions and administer grantmaking programs that result in impact on issues. Position will manage a portfolio of charitable Funds, which includes managing grant programs and special projects.
Email cover letter and resume to
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Director of Community Development - Memorial Foundation - Hollywood
The director of community development will lead the Young Donors' membership program's activities and resources to ensure alignment with the mission, values, and fundraising objectives of the foundations' and Memorial Healthcare System (MHS).
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Development Director - South Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America - Miami Lakes, FL
The development director is responsible for prospecting and closing short term and long term funding, annual giving and capital development programs, major gifts, grants, endowments and trusts for the South Florida council.
Email resumes to

District Executive - South Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America - Miami Lakes, FL
The ideal candidate for the district executive position is a highly-motivated individual with great people skills and the ability to motivate others. Duties include event/program coordination, fundraising and volunteer support.
Email resumes to

Arts Management Internship - World and Eye Arts Center - Fort Lauderdale
World and Eye Arts Center is looking for an intern with marketing and development skills. The ideal intern is interested in being a part of an arts center (located in FAT Village Arts District), focusing on performing and visual arts and social issues, and has arts management skills.
To apply, contact Director Jean Minuchin at
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Art Studio Available - Studio 18 in the Pines - Pembroke Pines
Artists committed to their artistic development with a desire to become a member of a dynamic artistic community are invited to tour the studio to view spaces available at Studio 18 In the Pines, 1101 Poinciana Drive Pembroke Pines FL 33025. Studio 18 in the Pines, operated by the City of Pembroke Pines Recreation and Cultural Arts Department, provides gallery space, visual art classes, lectures, workshops and more.
Contact Sharon Sammarco at 954-961-6067 or by email at
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Call To Artists

flag: new item Cosmic Connections Juried Competition - Contemporary Arts Project USA, Miami
Juried Exhibition hosted by Contemporary Art Projects USA during Art Basel Week at the new innovative Concept Fair (Formerly Miami Modern), located in the heart of downtown Miami's new art district and adjacent to the Pérez Art Museum and Frost Museum within the New Museum Park.
Categories: Computer Art, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Short Films, Small and Monumental Sculptures, Videos, as well as all Innovative New Technologies in Art.
Deadline: October 31, 2014, When: December 2-7, 2014
Website: then click on: 'Call for Artists'


flag: new item Same Size Exhibit - State of the Artists, Hollywood, FL
Enter at least two works of the same size to the Same Size exhibit presented by State of the Artists, the non-organization organization at the Sterling Branch Library, Sterling Road, Hollywood FL.
Entry fee : $5 Deadline: September 1. 
Information 954-304-1596

Mural for Fire Station 87 - City of Oakland Park Fire Department
The City of Oakland Park Fire Department seeks artist(s) to create a mural for the interior of Fire Station 87, located at 2100 NW 39th Street in Oakland Park. The Fire Department is proud of their service to the community and would like an art piece that captures their mission. The selected artist will work with the community, firefighters and staff to create artwork for an interior garage wall of approximately 400 sq. ft. and will receive a commission of $4000.
Deadline: August 29, 2014
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Public Art Bike Racks - Harbor Park - Norfolk, VA
The Public Art Planning Committee seeks an artist to design and create memorable artwork that will function as bike racks. The bike racks will show that Harbor Park is bike-friendly and truly a multimodal place. The sculpture bike racks should be fun, playful, functional, big, visible and memorable. The total budget for the completed, delivered and installed art bike racks is $40,000.
Proposal Deadline: September 4, 2014
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Water Street Parking Garage - Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville
The Art in Public Places Program and the City of Jacksonville Office of Public Parking is accepting qualifications from artists (or artist teams) for a multi-site public art opportunity as part of Phase Two infrastructure enhancements at the city-owned Water Street parking garage in Downtown Jacksonville. It is desired that the finished artwork(s) for this project be incorporated into the building's exterior. The budget for the artwork(s) is up to $300,000.
Deadline: September 5, 2014
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9th Annual Ribbons for the Children - Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center (CDTC) - Fort Lauderdale
Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center, in Fort Lauderdale, is currently accepting original art work for the 9th Annual Ribbons for the Children event in recognition of World AIDS Day. This event benefits CDTC's Comprehensive Family AIDS Program which supports children and families infected and affected with HIV/AIDS. CDTC invites artists to produce and donate an original visual art piece that reflects their interpretation of the AIDS Ribbon.
Deadline: September 25, 2014
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5th Annual Paint the Beach Festival - Fort Myers Beach Art Association
Artists are encouraged to apply to Paint the Beach - A Plein Air Festival in Fort Myers Beach, Florida, a non-juried painting competition and show. This festival is intended to bring the excitement and beauty of the plein air painting tradition to Ft. Myers Beach Florida. This non-juried event will run from November 3 until November 9. Artists may paint within specified areas from November 4-6. Possible scenes include beach views, historic buildings, beach businesses and marine subjects. There are over $2500 in cash awards to the Plein Air painters as well as various named and merit awards.
Dates: November 3-9, 2014
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51st Annual Fine Arts Festival - Old Florida Celebration of the Arts - Cedar Key, FL
Established in 1964 and formerly known as the Cedar Key Sidewalk Arts Festival, this event was revived in 2005 - returning to a juried fine arts show. Since then the event's reputation has grown and the festival has become one of the most charming shows in Florida. 120 artists will be invited through the jury process.
Deadline: November 15, 2014
Fee: $32 to apply, $165 for a booth
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