Cultural Arts Division

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Artists' Opportunities


The Town of Chapel Hill's Cultural Arts Division announces various opportunities for artists throughout the year, including calls to artists, requests for qualifications and requests for proposals, as well as for those offered by other arts organizations.  Open and upcoming calls to artists sponsored by the Cultural Arts Division are posted on this page.  You may also wish to join our email list and follow us on Facebook to learn of future calls to artists from this office and from other organizations based on your preferences and location.

Yearly program opportunities are listed below by program name, the month the call will be announced and available on this page, and the date of the application deadline.  Chapel Hill's Percent for Art Program Ordinance sets aside 1% of eligible capital project costs for art.  Percent for Art project opportunities are advertised publicly and are also listed on here when available.

Into the Streets: Community and Downtown Art Projects
Call:  now open
Deadline:  October 13, 2017

Creative Projects
Call:  now open
Deadline:  October 13, 2017

Artist-in-Schools Residence
Call:  September
Deadline:  end of October

Festifall Arts Festival
Call:  January
Deadline:  end of May

Sculpture Visions
Call:  April
Deadline:  end of May

Juried Exhibitions Series
Call:  summer 2018
Deadline:  fall 2018

Banned Books Exhibition
Call:  summer 2018
Deadline: September 2018

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