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Happy New Year! To get you started with your goals, we've highlighted great opportunities in 3 categories: visual arts 🎨, music 🎹, and performing arts 🎭! You can find search for more on our database "for the lost creative" & don't forget to sign up for our newsletter a the bottom of the page to get opportunities delivered to your inbox! Let us know your thoughts in the comments!



Woman Made Gallery is accepting entries for its 25th International Open, a juried exhibition open to women and non-binary artists worldwide. The exhibition, curated by Priscilla Otani, encourages exploration and challenge of conceptual and material boundaries. Prizes will be awarded, and the exhibition will take place at Woman Made Gallery in Chicago.

Queens Museum is seeking bilingual teaching artists for adult programs. The artists will lead art classes, workshops, and educational programs in Spanish and/or Mandarin for older adults. They will design and deliver art-based curricula, incorporate museum exhibitions into the curriculum, and engage with students, parents, and community members in both Spanish and/or Mandarin and English. The artists will also facilitate museum experiences for school groups, address challenges that arise during classes, and participate in professional development activities. Qualifications include prior teaching experience, proficiency in Spanish and/or Mandarin and English, and availability to teach at multiple sites. Compensation is $40 hourly.

All 2D and 3D visual art is welcome (Painting, Mixed Media, Photography, Digital, and Sculpture). Competition is open to artists worldwide, regardless of background, skill level, or style.

Requirements: Must be 18 or older to participate.




Elmhurst University is offering the RUTH CRAWFORD SEEGER PRIZE for aspiring composers and songwriters. Winners receive cash prizes, scholarships, and a campus visit. Open to composers of any age or nationality. Deadline: January 12, 2024.

The Come As You Are opportunity aims to break down barriers of access in the concert space through reimagined musical experiences and storytelling. It offers CAYA Fellowships for composers and librettist/writers to create new works, workshops, rehearsals, and a grand concert event. The program includes an artist stipend. Pre-existing vocal works that express personal experiences with accessibility, privilege, and prejudice are also accepted. The event is family-friendly and accessible to people with disabilities.

The Composers' Residency is a free residential course for emerging composers to create new operas. Composers will have access to world-class tutoring and the opportunity to write operas focusing on Derek Jarman's life. The operas will be premiered at JAM on the Marsh festival. One composer will be awarded the President's Commission to write a new opera for performance in 2025. Composers will have access to festival concerts and events and the chance to meet world-class artists. The residency is open to composers aged 18 and over, born, living, or studying in the UK.



Opera Philadelphia is seeking a Second Horn. Audition on January 23, 2024. Apply by January 8, 2024.

Learn about job opportunities with "The President's Own" Marine Band. Upcoming audition on January 22, 2024 for Double Bass / Electric Bass. Sign up for email notifications about auditions. Must submit materials to

Audition for the position of Principal Cor Anglais with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. Open to musicians of all nationalities. Annual remuneration package of NZD83,482. Audition dates: 26-27 February 2024. Closing date for applications: 29 January 2024.


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