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The Zimmer Children's Museum is dedicated to teaching children, youth, and adults about the BIG IDEAS of global citizenship, community responsibility, environmental stewardship and cultural sensitivity by highlighting the ideals of respect for others, generosity of heart, helping those in need, accepting differences and celebrating uniqueness. Our mission is to promote values that help make a better society through interactive learning, creative self-expression and art experiences for children, youth and families.
Performance Art / Interdisciplinary Artist/Scholar [Wilding, Wright] The
Performance Art Department of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
(SAIC)seeks an exceptional and versatile artist/scholar working and
exhibiting in performance practices, for a senior level tenured or
tenure-track teaching position who will chair the department on a rotating
basis. Performative practices are at the forefront of contemporary art,
crossing boundaries between multiple disciplines and offering a broad range
of aesthetic, conceptual, critical, and experiential possibilities. SAIC's
unique Performance department approaches performance as a vibrant,
contemporary art field that integrates diverse artistic practices, research,
**Please see Deadline Date below**
The City of Buena Park's Exhibiting Artist program provides local and
international visual artists an opportunity to display artwork at the Buena Park
City Hall for eight weeks. The program is intended to nurture working
relationships & partnerships between local and international artists,
presenters, arts organizations and the greater Buena Park community.
The City of Buena Park is currently looking for POP ARTISTS interested in a
possible group exhibition for 2011.
Open to artists working in painting, design, photography, and mixed media. No
installations or sculptures can be accepted. All artwork must be larger than
16"x20" for exhibition.
Artwork Submissions must include artist resume/bio, artist statement, and 3-10
CLAREMONT GRADUATE UNIVERSITY
Visiting Position in Arts Management
The Masters in Arts Management Program of Claremont Graduate University,
the only program of its kind in California, seeks an outstanding artist,
arts manager or academic who is a thought leader in the field for a
visiting appointment in arts management in 2011 - 2012. This is a
special opportunity for a practitioner or scholar in the field to create
a residency or project of their own design that will invigorate the more
than 40 students in the Arts Management program. The appointment may be
part-time (one semester) or full time (both semesters) based on the
proposal submitted. It is anticipated that the visiting artist, arts
Friends of Levitt Pavilion – MacArthur Park
Job Title: Executive Director, Friends of Levitt Pavilion – MacArthur Park
Reports to: Board of Directors
Announcement Date: 10/12/10; open until filled
Manager, Music Center on Tour
The Music Center - Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County, home to
Southern California's iconic venues -- Dorothy Chandler Pavilion,
Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum and Walt Disney Concert Hall -- is
the gateway to the finest performing arts for all who live in or visit
Los Angeles County. A leader on the international stage, the Music
Center is redefining what it means to experience the performing arts by
presenting the most compelling, highest quality engagements; ensuring
that audiences of all ages are introduced to the arts; and extending the
reach, accessibility and impact of everything it hosts, inside and
outside its four venues.
As one of the most highly respected performing arts centers in the
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Creative Divergents is accepting submissions for the Winter 2010 Showcase!
As a reminder, all subjects, styles, and media are welcome. Challenge, explore, push boundaries! The winning submission will receive a cash award and is determined by creative vision, innovation, potential to engage an audience, presentation (i.e. quality of the images submitted), and overall impression.
Deadline for Winter 2010 Showcase: December 15, 2010 at 11:59pm EST
(Get your work in early to give it more time to be seen, commented on, and rated.)
Award: $1,000 (USD)
Only $5 fee per submission. Each submission includes up to 3 images. Full details are available on the Creative Divergents website: http://creativedivergents.com/faqs/
CALL FOR JURY MEMBERS
PLEASE NOTE: What a cool project!
Needed in order to study the effects of art on public health
The Behring Institute is seeking placebos for art. With these placebos, long-term research on the influence of art on public health will be carried out. Artists, art lovers, professionals as well as amateurs, are being called on to submit proposals for potential art placebos before 1 January 2011.
Relationships between art and healthcare, as well as the influence and effects of art on health, have been studied frequently. The results of many studies indicate a positive outcome with regard to the health of people and suggest that art can lead to the improvement of mental and physical health.
SoundCinema: Call for Artists/Sound Artists/Film Makers
Deadline: 29 October 2010
SoundFjord, London's only sound art devoted gallery and research unit is currently programming films/AV work for a 'sound season'. The works will be screened at a renowned arthouse cinema in London, c. Nov/Dec 2010.
SoundFjord is open to ideas, though as a guide, here is a list of what we are currently interested in screening:
âœ§films with seminal scores/use of silence
âœ§silent films given a new score
âœ§AV work experimenting in sound/vision
âœ§films on sound, sound art, noise, etc.
âœ§docs on artists working in sound/experimental music, individuals with jobs that involve using sound/technology, etc
âœ§science docs on sound/perception
CRAFT AND FOLK ART MUSEUM
Los Angeles, California
Summary of Position The Board of Directors of the Craft and Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) is seeking a dynamic and entrepreneurial individual to lead the organization during its next stage of growth. The Executive Director will report to the Board of Directors and will be responsible for leading the development of a strategic plan, sustaining CAFAM's vibrant artistic program, establishing an effective fundraising infrastructure, enhancing marketing efforts and earned income opportunities, directing and supporting staff, and helping to further develop the Board.