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  1. 1. View a webpage version of this email here. You may unsubscribe if you no longer wish to receive our emails. August 18, 2010 Cultural News from the Editor's Picks & Most Popular Dexter Arts Center beginning to take shape, develops mission statement A2SO Auditions Using Mobile Phones to Guide Museum Visitors The Council of Michigan Foundations has an opening in their Detroit office for a Project Coordinator Mosaic Youth Theatre seeks Director of Acting Programs and Director of Development & Donor Relations U-M wins starring role in new Creative Film Alliance Michigan: Filmmaker to Use Tax Credit to Promote Nonprofit Movie Theaters Help wanted: Creative thinkers to solve business problems (Opinion Article) The Russel Industrial Center offers affordable space for creatives and artists Arts Alliance News Hi Arts & Culture Folks, TheRide (AATA) seeks your input Date: Wednesday, August 25 - 9am-11am TheRide (Ann Arbor Transportation Authority) is creating a new Transit Master Plan and would like input from the arts & cultural community. I think it's great that we're being recognized as a constituency whose voice needs to be heard and I hope that you'll share your input -- or pass this onto a colleague, board member, volunteer or other individual who can share the cultural perspective. Here's the details on the meeting: United Way of Washtenaw County, 2305 Platt Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-5115, (734) 971-8200 a3arts.org - Calling all artists, musicians, poets, and all other creative types A free web presence, if you don't already have one. Increased online visibility, if you already do (profiles show up in Google searches). A calendar of events you can add to whenever you want...and more! Create your profile today! It'll take only a few moments. Click here to begin. Help wanted: Creative thinkers to solve business problems a3arts.org, August 4, 2010 According to a recent IBM poll of 1,500 CEOs, creativity is the No. 1 "leadership competency" of the future. Sadly, as a country, we're not doing a very good job at preparing our young people with the creative thinking skills needed for these jobs. And that's where the arts comes in. Read full article. The Arts Alliance Membership The benefit packages and membership fees can be found on our website here. You can sign up to be a member here. Please direct membership questions to Dorrie. It's a new World Wide Web out there - Are you trained? Special trainings for groups of 5 or more are available on topics like personal branding, social media, internet marketing. Just email justin@a3arts.org to set a date for you or your organization. All trainings cover a3arts.org and are about 1.5 hrs. long. FREE thanks to the James A. Knight Foundation. Whom to contact at the Arts Alliance For communications about the website and Creative Connections, contact Justin. For questions about the cultural plan, marketing & PR, education
  2. 2. Blackbird Theatre finds new home in Kerrytown Pop-Up Card Workshop at The Scrap Box Work by Michigan Artists Wanted at Anton Art Center In This Issue Arts Alliance News Michigan, National & International News Upcoming Workshops, Meetings & Conferences Useful Resources Awards, Recognitions & Accomplishments Funding Opportunities Volunteer Opportunities Job Opportunities and diversity, contact Tamara. Please direct membership questions to Dorrie. All minigrant questions should go to Cindy. Submit items to the newsletter Listings for the next newsletter must be received by Tamara by Friday, August 27. [Please note: We do not promote events via our newsletter, please post events on a3arts.org] Michigan News Arts village plan gains support Detroit Make It Here, August 5, 2010 The Heidelberg Project's decade-old plan to provide housing for artistsin-residence and educational and economic-development projects is finally gaining traction with local and national foundations. Read full article. Dexter Arts Center beginning to take shape, develops mission statement The Dexter Leader, August 13, 2010 Two-dozen visitors toured the old gristmill building at 3515 Broad St. Aug. 4 prior to holding the second Dexter Arts Center public meeting. Read full article. Transit Master Plan Questionnaire TheRide is developing a Transit Master Plan for Washtenaw County. The Plan will set the direction for how the transit network will be developed over the next 10, 20 and 30 years. They have specifically requested input from the arts and cultural communities. To take a survey about The Plan, click here. Michigan: Filmmaker to Use Tax Credit to Promote Nonprofit Movie Theaters The Michigan Messenger, July 26, 2010 "Film director Michael Moore has announced that he will use the expected $1 million dollar film tax credit from his Traverse City-based production Capitalism: A Love Story to develop a project that will revitalize Michigan towns by promoting nonprofit movie theaters. Read full article. Art Meets Business Emerging Leaders Network U-M wins starring role in new Creative Film Alliance Concentrate Media, July 14, 2010 The future of Michigan's fledgling film industry and the University of Michigan's role isn't being molded in Ann Arbor right now, but in northern Michigan. Read full article. National & International News Museums Add, Improve Cell Phone Tour Applications The Chronicle of Philanthropy, July 29, 2010 New York's American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) offers a great example of how museums and other cultural institutions can use the iPhone and other smartphone devices to help patrons navigate collections and learn about exhibits. Read full article. Model Program Uses Dance to Ease Effects of Parkinson's Disease
  3. 3. The Seattle Times, July 29, 2010 An unusual dance class is taking place: one taught by professional dancers and offered free of charge for people with Parkinson's disease and their caregivers. It's one of a small but growing number of such classes worldwide. Read full article. Popularity Contest Philanthropy Createquity, August 6, 2010 Recently, JP Morgan Chase & Company gave away $5 million to two hundred charities, including some arts organizations, through its Summer 2010 Chase Community Giving campaign... You'd think we'd be happy about this, right? Wrong. Read full article. Proposed Bill to Regulate Museum Art Sales in Limbo Philanthropy News Digest, August 13, 2010 A legislative bill that would have prohibited cultural institutions from selling pieces of their collection to cover operating costs has stalled, the New York Times reports. Read full article. Pulitzer-Winning Cartoonist Uses Gulf Spill Tar to Ink Editorial Cartoons The Tuscaloosa News, July 25, 2010 Steve Breen's job demands creativity. A Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist at the San Diego Union-Tribune, Breen decided he wanted to do something different and powerful with his illustrations for his cartoons on the Gulf oil spill. Read full article. The Most Important Leadership Quality for CEOs? Creativity Fast Company, May 18, 2010 For CEOs, creativity is now the most important leadership quality for success in business, outweighing even integrity and global thinking, according to a new study by IBM. Read full article. The Creativity Crisis Newsweek, July 10, 2010 For the first time, research shows that American creativity is declining. What went wrong-and how we can fix it. Read full article. Upcoming Workshops, Meetings & Conferences (Newest listings posted first) New Capacity Building Programs in Detroit and Grand Rapids, Michigan - Applications now open! "Why the Arts are So Hard" Application deadlines - Detroit: August 27, 2010 (extended); Grand Rapids: September 27, 2010 We are pleased to announce two capacity building programs available free of charge to participants in Detroit and Grand Rapids, Michigan. These two-year intensives consist of: Six half-day symposia in "Why the Arts are So Hard", Fundraising, Marketing, Artistic Planning, Strategic Planning, and Board Development Periodic web-chats to cover seminar sub-topics in depth. Tailored consultative services for each participant. Detroit's first symposium: September 29. Grand Rapids first symposium: November 19. Questions or Comments? Please email the DeVos Institute of Arts
  4. 4. Management, or click here. Join a Creative Conversation in October Be a part of National Arts and Humanities Month by joining a Creative Conversation in your community. The Creative Conversations program brings together the emerging arts leaders in your community to discuss how to advance the arts where you live. Last year, more than 1,500 emerging arts leaders participated in 43 locally hosted Creative Conversations nationally, and those leaders continue to be engaged at the national level today. To join the Ann Arbor event (date TBD) email justin@a3arts.org. For general information visit the Americans for the Arts website. Detroit Playwrights Network Date: August 28, 2010 New playwriting network being formed. The purpose is to assist fellow playwrights with script development, production issues, marketing/promotion, casting, funding, etc. The first planning meeting will be held at 1:00 PM at Biggby Coffee in Detroit. For more information, call Octavia at 313.727.1011 or click here. Pop-Up Card Workshop at The Scrap Box Date: September 11, 2010 (10-11:30am) Become familiar with paper engineering and create buildings, animals, and other surprises from simple cuts & folds that will "pop" into three dimensions! (ages 7 & Up). For more information, click here. Producers Workshop: Be Your Own Hollywood with Joel Paul Reisig Dates: August 21, 2010 - Troy, MI; September 11, 2010 - Flint, MI Learn to write, finance, shoot, and distribute your own independent movie. For more information, click here. After the Grant Date: October 12, 2010 - Chicago, IL; October 27, 2010 - Cleveland, OH For every grantseeker who is looking to strengthen relationships with their funders and for those who are responsible for managing the grant to ensure that the next grant is within reach. For more information, click here. National Arts Marketing Project Conference:Tech. Tools. Times. Dates: November 12 - 15, San Jose, CA Make it all new at this year's National Arts Marketing Project. From new preconferences geared just for you to workshops on technology, revenue generation, and audience engagement, this year's NAMP Conference covers everything you need to know to help your organization thrive. Join the conference to learn how you can capitalize on new opportunities and connect with hundreds of colleagues and peers. For more information, click here. Fine Art Gallery Tutorial Time and date TBD amongst participants $40, with all proceeds going to The Arts Alliance. Chelsea's River Gallery is seeking fine artists who want to learn more about submitting their work to galleries, competitive art fairs and juried exhibits. This tutorial is an unusual, interactive opportunity for visual artists to learn first-hand from an expert how a gallery decides whether to represent them. Register
  5. 5. here or send questions to Sandra at sandra@a3arts.or Michigan Cultural Data Project Training Sessions Dates: September 16, 2010 10:00 am - Ann Arbor Public Library The Michigan Cultural Data Project (MICDP) is an online, financial management tool which allows arts managers and artistic leaders to understand and analyze their organization's financial performance and situation easily and intuitively. These important training sessions will provide you with an overview of the history and goals of the Michigan CDP, as well as an introduction to the types of data collected. Upcoming sessions include: For more information, click here. Calls for Artists (Newest listings posted first) Community Theatre of Howell announces auditions for Seussical Jr. Auditions begin Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 6:00-8:00pm Seussical Jr., a delightfully wacky musical that blends together many stories of Dr. Seuss. Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. You can download the audition form on their website: www.cththeatre.org, if you wish to fill one out in advance. A small photo is required. River Gallery seeks work for U of M's Rackham Deadline: digital images, September 3rd; selected works, September 17th River Gallery will be curating, installing and marketing an all textile art exhibit at the Rackham building on the central campus of the University of Michigan. This exhibit titled From Tradition to Innovation is the 4th in a series of exhibits we have created for Rackham. The building is a fully restored architectural gem and is the site of many conferences, symposiums, fundraisers and special events. Work has been sold at the last three shows. Direct questions to Debbie at River Gallery, 734.433.0826, deb@chelsearivergallery.com. Call to Student Artists Deadline: September 15, 2010 Art Harvest, Brighton Art Guild's fifth annual juried fine art exhibition October 25 - 31 at the Howell Opera House has cash prizes in both high school and college categories. Participation is open to all high school and college artists 16-22 years old (as of October 1, 2010) residing in Ingham, Livingston, Oakland, or Washtenaw Counties. Please see details and application on our web site. For more information, click here. Auditions: Peppermint Creek 2010 - 2011 Season Dates: August 22 & 23, 2010 Roles available for the following plays: Reasons To Be Pretty, Equivocation, Distracted, and The Pride. Come ready for cold readings from the scripts which will be provided. Also, bring possible conflicts with rehearsals and a headshot and resume if you have it (but not necessary). Call 517.927.3016 to schedule an audition time. Strolling the Streets Art Fair Date: August 28, 2010 Call for Artists and Artisans for a Strolling the Streets art fair and Sidewalk Sale in charming downtown South Lyon MI. Booth space is 10' x 10' and is
  6. 6. just $50.00 Shopping, Food, Music and more shopping! Additional event details and applications are available here. Auditions: Wild Swan Theater Dates: September 7 & 8, 2010 Looking for actors to round out casts of The Firebird (December 2010) and Treasure Island (May 2011) as well as actor(s) for touring company. Prepare a 1-2 minute monologue, 16 bars to be sung or played on an instrument (if you have these skills) Call 734.995.0530 or email michelle@wildswantheater.org to set up a 10-minute appointment. For more information, click here. Auditions: Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Dates: September 21 - 24, 2010 Open positions include Section Violin, Section Viola, Section Cello, Section Bass, Oboe I, Bassoon II, Horn III, Trumpet III and Section Percussion. For more information, click here. Auditions: Lansing Symphony Orchestra Dates: September 21 - 23, 2010 Open positions include Assistant Concertmaster, Assistant Principal Second Violin, Section Violin, Principal Viola, Section Viola, Assistant Principal Bass, Second Flute, Third Flute/Piccolo, Principal Clarinet, Second Clarinet, Second Bassoon, Principal Percussion, Principal Harp, Principal Timpani. For more information, click here. Art Harvest: Brighton Art Guild's Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition Deadline: September 15, 2010 Artists from age 16 and up will consider this a special opportunity to showcase their talent and compete with others for recognition & cash awards. For more information, click here. MidMichigan Medical Center - Midland Seeking Experienced Sculptor Deadline: October 6, 2010 The Art Committee for the Harlow Expansion at the MidMichigan Medical Center - Midland, in Midland, Michigan is seeking qualified and experienced sculptors to submit proposals for a monumental sculpture to be permanently featured in the lobby of the Harlow Expansion. Interested candidates must have references from four large-scale projects in the past five years (medical/corporate/municipal/public). Qualified candidates should contact Alex Fink, Co-Art Consultant for the Harlow Expansion at 616.392.3239 or via email at theninesgallery@gmail.com in order to receive the full Request for Proposal packet. Writers Needed Young publishing company looking for college stories to publish in an anthology. Submit your best tales from your years in university. They can be whatever length and whatever subject. For more information, click here. Display Art Needed at Ann Arbor Salon BANA Salon and Spa is now looking for artist to display art in their gallery for the months of August-September. Submit photographs of your work via email. For more information, click here.
  7. 7. The 4th Annual Peoples Arts Festival Dates: August 27 - 29, 2010 Painters, glass blowers, break dancers, poets, freaks, geeks, gangsters, weirdos, activists, and humanitarians. The Artists Coalition is looking for artists of all kinds to take part in the opening of The 6-North Gallery @ The Russell Bazaar Center during The 4th Annual Peoples Arts Festival. There will be live Hip Hop on Friday, Rock n Roll on Saturday and a V.I.P. free for all on sunday. Live grafitti artists will be hosting a griafitti battle to judge. If you or anyone you know is interested in Displaying their skills for people from all over the country please contact J. Anthony @ 313.908.0838 Art at Your Feet - Street Painting Event Dates: September 11 - 12, 2010 A two day street fair showcasing artists and their chalk creations in downtown Blissfield. Chalk and materials will be provided to artists. Squares are typically 10 x 10', specific sizes can be adjusted based upon your design. For more information or questions email artatyourfeet@gmail.com Call for New Plays Deadline: January 2011 Prologue Theatre Co. seeks new, short plays for the 2011 Landmark Festival. Scripts should be approximately 10 minutes in length, and related to Prologue's season theme, Nudes: Women in Art. We encourage you to think about untold stories from the past that are relevant to a modern audience. Submit your script to Literary Director Whitney Morse at literary@prologuetheatreco.org. For more information, click here. Call for Artists: Lido Gallery in Birmingham Deadline: Open This is an exciting new gallery with a mission to promote distinctive talented artists. All mediums will be considered including paintings, original prints, glass, pottery, jewelry & mixed media. E-mail or mail 5-10 images along with a retail price list, artist's statement and contact info. Web site links will also be accepted. Mailed material will be not be returned. Sold art commissions will be split 50/50. E-Mail: Chezpg@aol.com; Mailing Address: Lido Gallery, Attn: Artist Submissions, 33535 Woodward Ave., Birmingham, MI 48009 Work by Michigan Artists Wanted at Anton Art Center Deadline: November 1, 2010 Michigan artists are invited to submit their work for consideration to the Anton Art Center. This call is open to all artists 18 years of age or older, living and working in Michigan throughout 2011. For more information, click here. Useful Resources 50 States 50 Days Americans for the Arts Starting on Saturday, July 31 and continuing until Saturday, September 18, Americans for the Arts Action Fund will coordinate a "50 States 50 Days" initiative that supports local advocacy activities in all 50 states and in as many congressional districts as possible. This summer, the Arts Action Fund is urging arts advocates to use their incredible arts institutions at
  8. 8. home to convey their message about the arts in a setting that reinforces themes of economic development; jobs in the arts; arts education; and partnerships between artists, institutions, and local policymakers. For more information, click here. Work in the Arts Work in the Arts provides a wide range of comprehensive career opportunities, listings and valuable information including: Full time, part time and project based jobs in all areas of the arts, internships, fellowships, commissions, assistantships and graduate school opportunities. For more information, click here. Awards, Recognitions & Accomplishments Recipients honored with Golden Paintbrush awards The Ann Arbor Chronicle, July 29, 2010 The University of Michigan Hospital System, Ann Arbor gallery Abracadabra and Tamara Real were recent recipients of the 11th annual Golden Paintbrush awards. Read full article. Transitions Mosaic announces interim chief operating officer Encore Michigan, August 6, 2010 Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit has named Deborah M. Pfliegel interim chief operating officer. Read full article. Blackbird Theatre finds new home in Kerrytown Ann Arbor.com, July 23, 2010 After a year-long property search, the Blackbird Theatre will settle into its new home in Ann Arbor's Kerrytown District. The visionary company will share its new home with the sh-aut Gallery at 325 Braun Court. The lively, intimate venue is located near Kerrytown Shops and Ann Arbor's Farmers Market. Read full article. Space Chase Rehearsal Studio Available for Rent Wild Swan Theater's rehearsal studio is available for rent after 5pm weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday. This ground floor studio, which measures 30' x 25', is well-lit, has a wall of mirrors, a piano, and free & ample parking, is perfect for rehearsals or classes. We offer reasonable hourly rates-- discounts are given for multiple dates. The studio is conveniently located near Westgate Shopping Center at I-94 and Jackson Road in Ann Arbor. For more information, contact Michelle Lanzi, Company Manager, at michelle@wildswantheater.org or (734) 995-0530. Russell Industrial Center Spaces in Building 2 at Russell Industrial Center have opened up: 600 Square feet 450 a month, 1000 square feet 565 a month, 1200 Square
  9. 9. feet 665 a month,1500 Square feet 800 a month. Call Eric for a tour at 313.471.9750. For more information, click here. Funding & Scholarship Opportunities (Newest listings posted first) Attention College Art Students Deadline: September 27, 2010 The Brighton Art Guild is accepting applications for the $500 "Norma Gray Scholarship" from college art students ages 17 - 25 who are residents of Michigan. Please see details and application on our web site. For more information, click here. National Association of Latino Arts and Culture Fund for the Arts Offers Grants for Artists and Nonprofits Deadline: September 24, 2010 The NALAC Fund for the Arts is a field-advised grant program designed to help Latinos develop their creative talents and make lasting contributions to their communities and society as a whole. For more information, click here. Kresge Foundation Arts and Culture Program Seeks Preliminary Applications for Facility Investments and Building Reserves Grants Deadline: September 15, 2010 (preliminary application) The Kresge Foundation's Arts and Culture Program is inviting preliminary applications for its Facility Investments and Building Reserves grants. The opportunity is part of the program's Institutional Capitalization focus area, which is designed to strengthen the long-term financial health of arts and cultural organizations. For more information, click here. Nominations Invited for National I Love My Librarian Awards Deadline: September 20, 2010 Nominations are now open for the 2010 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. The award program invites library users across the United States to recognize the accomplishments of librarians in public, school, college, community college, and university libraries for their efforts to improve the lives of people in their community. For more information, click here. Freedom to Read Foundation Announces Competition for Banned Books Week Grants Deadline: August 27, 2010 Through its Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund, the Freedom to Read Foundation will provide two grants - one for $2,500 and one for $1,000 - to two organizations to support "Read-Outs" celebrating Banned Books Week 2010 (September 25 to October 2). A Banned Books Week Read-Out is an event during which people celebrate the freedom to read by gathering to read from books that have been banned or challenged over the years. For more information, click here. First Peoples Fund Accepting Applications for Artist in Business Leadership Program Deadline: September 1, 2010 The First Peoples Fund's Artist in Business Leadership program is designed
  10. 10. to help Native American artists develop their marketing and business skills and establish self-sustaining arts-based businesses. For more information, click here. Prism Comics Seeking Submissions for Queer Press Grant Deadline: September 15, 2010 Prism Comics is accepting submissions for the 2010 Queer Press Grant, an annual grant to assist in the publication and promotion of LGBT comics. The grant of approximately $2,000 will be awarded to an LGBT cartoonist who is self-publishing a comic book with queer characters and/or themes. For more information, click here. Surdna Foundation Accepting Applications for Arts Teachers Fellowship Program Deadline: November 12, 2010 The Surdna Foundation is accepting applications for its Arts Teachers Fellowship Program, a national initiative to support the artistic revitalization of outstanding arts teachers in public arts high schools. For more information, click here. YouTube Launches $5 Million Grant Program YouTube, a division of search giant Google, has announced the launch of a $5 million program to support amateur video creators and help them attract a larger audience to its Web site. For more information, click here. Sundance Institute Invites Sloan Commissioning Grant Applications for Science-Themed Screenplays Deadline: September 24, 2010 The Sundance/Sloan Commissioning Grant provides support for a scienceor technology-related narrative feature-length project that is at an early stage such as full treatment or early screenplay draft. Projects must have science or technology as a major theme or scientists as major characters. For more information, click here. Grammy Foundation Accepting Applications for Music Preservation and Research Grants Deadline: October 1, 2010 (Letter of Inquiry) The foundation will award archiving and preservation project grants to organizations and individuals working to advance the archiving and preservation of the music and recorded sound heritage of the Americas. The archiving and preservation area has two funding categories preservation implementation ($20,000 maximum award each) as well asplanning, assessment, and/or consultation ($5,000 maximum award each). For more information, click here. Project Applications Invited for French American Jazz Exchange Deadline: October 22, 2010 Jointly administered by Chamber Music America, the cultural services department of the French Embassy, and the French American Cultural Exchange, the CMA/FACE French American Jazz Exchange supports small jazz ensembles and/or individual musicians from France and the United States, or their territories, who wish to engage in a collaborative project in one or both countries. The project must feature at least one public performance and may include such activities as touring, recording, and audience development. For more information, click here.
  11. 11. Thatcher Hoffman Smith Creativity in Motion Prize - $40,000 Deadline: August 31, 2010 The University of Oklahoma's College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for the fifth biennial Thatcher Hoffman Smith Creativity in Motion Prize. The $40,000 prize is open to all fields of creativity including, but not limited to, the arts, cultural affairs, education, and science and will be given to an individual whose creative project is currently underway. Past applications have come from scientists, artists, film makers, authors, educators, and more. Further information is available at http://cim.ou.edu. NAMM Foundation Accepting Applications for 2011 President's Innovation Award for Exemplary College Students Deadline: September 30, 2010 The NAMM Foundation, a nonprofit organization with the mission of advancing active, lifelong music making through scientific research, philanthropic giving, and public service programs, is accepting applications for its 2011 President's Innovation Award to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in the music products industry. For more information, click here. Volunteer Opportunities Have a listing? Email Tamara. Creative Classified Have a listing? Email Tamara. Job Opportunities (Newest listings posted first) Wild Swan Theater is seeking a half-time development officer Responsibilities include corporate and individual fundraising, event co-ordination in concert with the board and staff, grant writing supervision, and board relations. The successful applicant should have at least 3 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising, have excellent interpersonal and writing skills, and be energetic and able to take initiative. Salary commensurate with experience. Please submit resume, writing sample, and letter of interest to the organization's Co-Artistic Directors: Sandy Ryder and Hilary Cohen, Wild Swan Theater, 410 S. Maple Rd., Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103. Director of Acting Programs, Mosaic Youth Theatre - Detroit, MI Deadline: August 20, 2010 The director of acting programs reports to the CEO with regards to artistic aspects of acting programs and to the director of programs on matters of curriculum, evaluation, budgetary, strategic planning and day to day operations of the department. The director of acting programs provides leadership, oversight and management of artistic, performance and educational objectives in support of Mosaic's mission. Provides appropriate
  12. 12. artistic and educational experiences for young artists ages 11-18 in the Mosaic Acting Company. For more information, click here. Public Relations Officer, The Michigan Humanities Council Lansing, MI Deadline: August 20, 2010 The successful candidate will have three to five years experience in the public relations/marketing field; understands the value of branding and social media; experience working with federal and state legislators; knows Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and In Design, excellent writer and communicator; a B.A. degree in Journalism is preferred. Salary is competitive, excellent benefits. Interested candidates must send a letter of interest with salary requirements, resume, and a list of references to: Michigan Humanities Council, 119 Pere Marquette Drive, Suite 3B, Lansing, MI 48912. Resident Artist, Flint Youth Theatre - Flint, MI Deadline: August 25, 2010 Seeking resident artist to perform productions and teach drama classes. BA or BFA in Performance and some teaching experience are required. Full-time position includes health benefits, paid vacation; salary is commensurate with experience. Start date in early September. Send introductory letter, resume, photo and three letters of reference to: wpward@flintyouththeatre.org. For more information, click here. http://www.thefim.org/ Membership Coordinator, The Michigan Literary Network - Detroit, MI MLN is looking for an individual interested in serving as a volunteer membership coordinator. Database skills required. Customer Service, organization and follow up skills a plus. Some knowledge of wordpress required or a willingness to be trained. Send resume to motownwriters@yahoo.com. Ad Sales Exec, The Michigan Literary Network - Detroit, MI MLN is looking for an individual interested in obtaining advertisements from businesses and authors. Commission based only. Individual can acquire text, print and audio ads from customers to be used throughout the Michigan Literary Network websites and Internet Radio Show. Send resume to motownwriters@yahoo.com. Crew Call: "Playback" - Grand Rapids, MI Low-budget film shooting in Grand Rapids area looking for the following PAID crew positions. Other positions are already filled. This is a NON-UNION shoot currently scheduled for 4 weeks, beginning August 31. Seeking LOCALS only - IE: you live and can work as a local in Grand Rapids area. No housing or travel will be provided. Send your resumes to playbackmovie@gmail.com with desired position in subject line. Available positions include 2nd Assistant Director, 2nd 2nd Assistant Director, Key Set PA, Set PA's, Office PA, Costume Supervisor, Set Costumer, Key Hair, Key Make-Up, Data Manager (shooting on RED cameras), Production Accountant, Set Decorator, On-Set Dresser, Propmaster, Leadman, Boom Op and Drivers. Project Coordinator, Council of Michigan Foundations - Detroit, MI The Project Coordinator will assist both the Council of Michigan
  13. 13. Foundations Executive and the MNA Executive, with project coordination/planning, event planning, project research, administration and evaluation, communications, information management, and member services. The position will provide equal support for both executives and offices respectively during the work week. For more information, click here. Executive Director, TBD Music Festival - Grand Rapids, MI Local emerging music festival is looking for an executive director. The qualified candidate will report to the festival manager and will be responsible for executing all aspects of the festival's operating activities. Experience in fund raising and sales is essential as well as the ability to organize and direct volunteer group work activities. Successful candidate should have good verbal skills and be conversant with social marketing vehicles. Please include salary requirements with cover letter. For more information, click here. Prop Assistant, University Musical Society - Ann Arbor, MI Seeking experienced prop assistant for ten productions in theatre, dance, musical theatre, and opera. Broad range of abilities must include good knowledge of prop crafts, computer graphics, paint, special effects & driving large vehicles. Experience in managing computer databases, prop stock and running shows. Candidate must enjoy supervising student workers. A Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education & experience with recognized professional company required. Send letter, resume, references to: Amanda Mengden, Production Manager, University Productions, 911 N. University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1265For more information, click here. Co-Executive Director/Operations for Living Arts - Detroit, MI Deadline: August 6, 2010 The Co-Executive Team of Living Arts (Co-Executive Director/Operations and Co-Executive Director/Program) provides leadership in accomplishing the mission, strategic goals and objectives of the organization. The Co-Exec/Operations ensures there are operational supports in place to maintain and improve services and build organizational capacity. Evidence of experience in: fund development including grant-writing, financial management, supervisory/management experience, working strategically with other organizations; Spanish-bilingual a plus. For more information, click here. Director of Development - The Arts League of Michigan (ALM) Bloomfield Hills, MI This two-year grant funded position is renewable upon future funding through candidate's efforts. Working with ALM's President and grant partner Cranbrook Educational Community, primary focus will be on expanding ALM's donor base and increasing its unrestricted and designated funding through the hands-on development of annual fund, membership, sponsorship and other annual giving programs. For more information, click here. Director, Exhibitions, Tyler School of Art, Temple University Philadelphia PA Under the broad direction of the Dean and in close collaboration with the School's senior staff and University officials, the Director will plan, develop, implement and manage a high profile, comprehensive series of exhibitions
  14. 14. and public programs for Temple University's Tyler School of Art. Responsibilities include up to three professional exhibitions per year and the supervision of the MFA student exhibitions in the spring. For more information, click here. (Job ID: TU 13433) Managing Director, Northwestern University's Theatre and Interpretation Center - Evanston, IL This position supervises a total regular staff of 19 and a season of up to eight main stage productions, one student musical/variety show, a summer season and several smaller productions. This is a senior staff and leadership position that works collaboratively with the Dean's office and the departments of theatre and performance studies in meeting the needs of the academic and performance programs of the School. For more information, click here. (Job ID #16171) Crew Call for Feature Film "Suspended" - Lansing, MI Last Laugh Productions is seeking all positions for an August shoot. Put position in subject line and e-mail Karl Millisor at CastingLastLaugh@gMail.com Production Manager, Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts at Michigan Technological University, seeks an experienced Production Manager to lead and coordinate all areas of production planning including budgeting, operations, and logistics. Serve as liaison to and advance all technical aspects for events with artists and reps. Schedule and supervise our all student production staff for load-ins/outs, run crews, and maintenance. For more information, click here. Director of Programs - Ann Arbor, MI The Ann Arbor Art Center seeks a Director of Programs. Responsibilities include development and implementation of a large studio art program and exhibition program. Applicants must have a studio art background and demonstrated three years of program management experience that includes planning, evaluation, supervision, and budgeting experience. Salaried, full time, benefits. For further information and to send a resume, contact- mchamberlin@annarborartcenter.org. For more information, click here. UMS: Director of Education & Community Engagement - Ann Arbor, MI The Director of Education and Community Engagement will lead an awardwinning department that has been recognized by leading national private and public funding agencies for the quality and impact of its programs. UMS is looking for a visionary thinker who can also plan and execute exemplary programs; work effectively with and garner the respect of a diverse group of educators, community leaders, and UMS staff and volunteers; and represent UMS with distinction at local, state, national, and international events. For more information, click here. Grant Researcher - Intern, The Arts Alliance - Ann Arbor, MI Work with the Chelsea District Library & The Arts Alliance staff to help identify funding opportunities that match our priorities. The individual must gain a complete understanding of the program for which he/she is requesting funding. The scope is limited to a couple projects centered
  15. 15. around the creative economy & providing business & arts related services to the community. To apply, click here Forward email Email Marketing by This email was sent to justin@a3arts.org by tamara@a3arts.org. Update Profile/Email Address | Instant removal with SafeUnsubscribe™ | Privacy Policy. The Arts Alliance | 202 East Huron Street, Suite 202 | Ann Arbor | MI | 48104