Arts Organizations: from MAC 11-12-2015

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Arts Organizations eNews

From the Montana Arts Council

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Dear Kristin,

Our next eNews for Arts Organizations will come out on November 25. For now, here are a couple of reminders of events and opportunities. Hope everyone’s Fall is happy and artistic!

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CMA

Celebrate Montana Art

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Montana Artreprenuer Program

2015 Artist’s Show and Sale

Friday, November 13, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 14, noon – 6:00 pm.

Red Lion Colonial Inn, Helena, MT

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CulturalTreasures

We invite you to participate in the 2016 issue of Montana’s Cultural Treasures!

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We invite you participate in the 2016 issue of Montana’s Cultural Treasures!

You’ll notice we are starting a little earlier this year. The publication will still publish in March, but our new deadline is Friday, December 4.

Below are five ways to make advertising fast and easy.

  • Fill out the online order form. Please note that this option is for listings only. Payment is required upon order placement.
  • Call Jacque at 406-214-7415.
  • Print out the order form and mail it in.
  • Wait to receive a mailing that includes a copy of the publication and a printed media kit, and mail in that order form. Your mailing should arrive by the end of October.
  • Make an appointment to meet with Jacque in person. She will be visiting the major Montana cities October 27-November 13.

Remember to add or renew your listing on the Festival/Event, Performing Arts, or Literary Treasures pages!

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Arts Organizations: from MAC 11-12-2015

Bray Holiday Exhibition opening this Thursday, November 19

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Join us for the opening reception of our annual
Holiday Exhibition & Sale
this Thursday, November 19, from 6–8 pm
at the Bray’s North Gallery

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Bill WilkeyMake this year’s holiday special with a handmade ceramic piece or a Bray t-shirt for all your friends and family. The holidays are just around the corner and artists are in a festive and creative spirit.

The gallery is filling up with artwork in preparation for the annual Holiday Exhibition and Sale. The North Gallery will be overflowing with work by current residents, as well as some of your favorite past residents.

Heesoo LeeJoin us for a fun and memorable opening reception Thursday, November 19, from 6–8 pm. The gallery and exhibition will be open through Wednesday, December 23, and will have wonderful gifts for anyone on your list.

For more information, contact the gallery at 406/443-3502 ext. 18 or patty

Bray Holiday Exhibition opening this Thursday, November 19

MAC Artist Registry accepting applications!

Artist in Schools and Communities Registry now accepting applications from qualified teaching artists.

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Artist in Schools and Communities Registry now accepting applications from qualified teaching artists
The Montana Arts Council is now taking applications for its revised Artists in School and Communities Registry. The AISC Registry will launch in early 2016, and will provide a listing of teaching artists, performing groups and organizations that provide arts learning opportunities to Montana schools and community organizations.

Professional teaching artists in all disciplines, including visual and media arts, dance, theatre, music and creative writing, are welcome to submit an application to be listed on the AISC Registry. The deadline for application is December 14, 2016. A second round of applications will be accepted in May, 2016.

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Click here for full information and the application.

Direct all questions to Emily Kohring, Director of Arts Education, at (406) 444-6522 or ekohring.

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MAC Artist Registry accepting applications!

Public Artists: from MAC November 13, 2015

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Public Artist eNews

from the Montana Arts Council

Artwork by Richard Swanson and Rob Akey
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Dear Kristin,

You may scroll down through the E-News or simply click on the links to your favorite feature in the list below. Thanks for reading!

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ConferencesGeneral Interest

MILL HILL VISITING SOCIAL PRACTICE ARTIST RESIDENCY

Mill Hill: East Macon Arts Village is a creative placemaking initiative of the Macon Arts Alliance in partnership with the Macon-Bibb County Urban Development Authority, the residents of East Macon’s Fort Hawkins Neighborhood, and many local stakeholders. The Mill Hill Visiting Social Practice Artist Residency is a three-to-nine-month residency that brings together social practice artists from around the US to work in partnership with residents and local artists as part of an asset mapping and neighborhood cultural planning process.

Deadline: December 31, 2015

Click here for more information.

MONTANA’S CULTURAL TREASURES invites you to participate in the 2016 issue.

Deadline: December 4, 2015

Click here for more information.

SPRING 2016 FIGURATIVE PAINTING ARTIST RESIDENCY & EXHIBITION

Dacia Gallery invites artists to participate in an exciting figure painting Artist Residency program in New York City. Dacia’s Artist Residency provides an academic program to inspire, refine and redefine the creative direction of artists in a painting intensive two-week program.

Residency dates: February 28 – March 12, 2016

Click here for more information.

On October 23, Governor Steve Bullock appointed Michael Earl Craig as Montana’s next Poet Laureate. The Montana Poet Laureate is a two-year honorary position created by the state legislature in 2005 and administered by the Montana Arts Council.

Click here for more information.

Metalsmith David Bacharach and jeweler Valerie Hector are compiling a book, "Craftspeople In Their Own Words." This book will be all about you-the community of artists working in craft disciplines who make their living working in their studios and selling their work at craft shows. Bacharach and Hector are generously giving any money generated from book sales back to the community as a donation to CERF+.

Click here for more information.

WESTAF and the Public Art Archive have teamed up with Forecast Public Art, a nonprofit arts organization that connects artist talent with community needs, Public Art Review provides cutting-edge insights and commentary about the growing field of public art.

CELEBRATE NATIONAL ARTS & HUMANITIES MONTH

Fall is here and that means it’s time to get ready for National Arts & Humanities Month this October!

CREATIVE CAPITAL’S On Our Radar site for 2015, featuring nearly 400 artists’ projects from across the country!

CREATIVE CAPITAL

Supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel and career development services. For more information, click here.

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WebinarsWebinars & Workshops

Web Best Practices & Review with Matthew Deleget
Matthew Deleget shares best practices for websites, email communications, and social media presence. Topics covered include search engine optimization, design, work samples, email and social media integration.
December 8, 6:15-9:15 | Sign up

Social Media – How to Be Everywhere All the Time with Brad StephensonLed by Brad Stephenson, this 90-minute webinar covers all aspects of using social media to communicate about your work and ideas; expand your audience, peer and professional network; and create a deeper connection with the general public.
December 14, 7:00-8:30 | Sign up

Demystifying Public Art with Lynn Basa
Led by artist Lynn Basa, this 90-minute webinar covers all aspects of researching and applying for public art commissions for visual artists.
December 17, 7:00-8:30 | Sign up

Values-Based Goal Setting with Susan Koblin Schear
Artists of all disciplines have long struggled with obstacles of business. There are many reasons that these challenges may exist within your practice including, lack of goal setting, planning and implementation; absence of purpose, values and vision; feeble marketing and messaging; frequent isolation and limited networking; inadequate budgeting, recordkeeping and fiscal responsibility; and more.
January 4, 7:00-8:30 | Sign up

CREATIVE CAPITAL: CAREER COACHING FOR ARTISTS
Creative Capital is thrilled to announce our individual coaching program for artists! Artists of all disciplines and career stages now have the opportunity to get personal attention from Creative Capital Professional Development Program Leaders. The coaching series will consist of 3 personal coaching sessions designed to help you move forward with your artistic practice or a specific project you may be having trouble with.
Click here for more information.

Grant Station: Live Webinars

CREATIVE CAPITAL WEBINARS are $25 each. All webinars are interactive and allow time for participants to ask questions. Interested but can’t attend? All registered participants will receive access to a recording of that webinar. Webinars available here.

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FoodForThoughtFood for Thought

INHERENTLY LOCAL GREATNESS

"When we go looking for culture, no matter where we’re from, we can find ourselves drawn towards people and traditions ‘from away.’ We can forget that culture resides in our own neighborhoods, and even within each of us. If this becomes habit, we can fail to recognize when we are in the presence of greatness, simply because it doesn’t look like we thought it might." Read more >>

Public Artists: from MAC November 13, 2015

California Arts Council Hiring!

CA Arts Council is hiring Associate Arts Grants Administrators! 1 of the 2 positions will focus on arts education, as Wayne Cook will be retiring at the end of the year (although I am still in serious denial about that!). Here is the link to the posting for the exam –the first exam filing date is Nov. 20th. In the state of CA, applicants will first have to take an exam, and then are put on a list that allows them to apply. Please pass this along to anyone who might be interested! http://arts.ca.gov/opportunities/jobdetail.php?id=5344

Shelly Gilbride, PhD

Programs Officer

California Arts Council

1300 I Street, Suite 930

Sacramento, CA 95814

P (916) 324-0075

shelly.gilbride@arts.ca.gov

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DRIVE the arts – get the Arts Plate

Bring creativity back to the classroom and make a difference through your state tax return! Support arts education programs across California–contribute to the Keep Arts in Schools Fund in the Voluntary Contribution Section of your state tax return.

Learn more at http://arts.ca.gov/getinvolved/kais.php.

California Arts Council Hiring!

Job Opportunities and Placements – November 5, 2015

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Welcome to the Arts Consulting Group (ACG) weekly digest of the latest job opportunities and successful executive placements in the arts and culture industry. ACG has an unwavering commitment to growing institutions, advancing arts and culture, enhancing communities, and assisting clients to achieve the delicate balance between cultural impacts and business sustainability.
Job Opportunities and Placements – November 5, 2015

ARTmatters: National Endowment for the Arts Monthly Newsletter

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ARTmatters -- National Endowment for the Arts
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ON OUR MINDS

Inherently Local Greatness

NEA Heritage Fellows sit in a row in the back of a stage while a man at the podium gestures towrds them with his hand.

"When we go looking for culture, no matter where we’re from, we can find ourselves drawn towards people and traditions ‘from away.’ We can forget that culture resides in our own neighborhoods, and even within each of us. If this becomes habit, we can fail to recognize when we are in the presence of greatness, simply because it doesn’t look like we thought it might."

ARTmatters: National Endowment for the Arts Monthly Newsletter