Gallery Night Providence seeks Coordinator

Gallery Night Providence, a non-profit, visual art, membership, and event-focused organization, seeks an outgoing, energetic, organized, and detail-oriented coordinator, with arts-related experience, to manage membership, monthly events, the Gallery Night website, along with all related press and communication. Gallery Night offers free, educational, fun monthly tours of visual art venues in Providence and coordinates special initiatives with a visual art focus.

Coordinator oversees the operations of the organization, logistics of large-scale, monthly events (March through November), and is responsible for planning each month’s evening tour routes, bus transportation, and guides. Strong computer and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to identify and troubleshoot potential challenges are required. Proficiency with Google Drive, social networking sites, and Squarespace (web building software). Coordinator reports to Gallery Night Providence Executive Board.

Part-time, hourly, approximately 35–40+ hours per month, approx. $20/hr, $800/month

Must be available monthly the first Tuesday evening (January through December) and third Thursday afternoon and evening (March through November, 4:30-9:30 pm).

Please send a cover letter and resume to gallerymanager@sproutcoworking.com by September 28, 2018.

Hera Gallery Director Position: Call for Applications

photo(4)Web - Hera GalleryHera Gallery, a small non-profit arts organization, is looking for a new Director. This job is a part-time administrative position. For a complete job description and more information about Hera Gallery go to www.heragallery.org/director-application. Please send a cover letter and resume to Barbara Pagh, Hera Gallery, Box 336, Wakefield, RI 02880; or email to info@heragallery.org by October 1, 2018.

Financial Management For Nonprofits Workshop

LISC Neighborhood Development Fund Education Series presents Part II of LISC’s Financial Management Workshops: Strengthening Nonprofit Leaders in Financial Management. This training is ideal for board members and staff. Projects and topics include: Key elements in creating a budget; Creating cash flow projections; and Financial dashboards geared toward nonprofit organizations. Presented by Stephanie A. O’Leary, BizOps Chief Financial Officer, Clifton Larson Allen LLP. This event will be 8:30am-noon on September 27th, at the Tech Collective in Providence. Register here.

Trinity Rep Auditioning Children for A Christmas Carol

Trinity Rep announces auditions for children 8-12 years of age for its upcoming production of beloved New England tradition, A Christmas Carol.  Auditions will take place Saturday, September 8, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at Cardi’s Furniture, at 999 Newport Avenue, Attleboro, MA. This is an open call, and appointments will not be taken.  Actors will be seen in groups of ten every ten minutes and will be asked to read from a side and sing a few bars of a holiday song of their choice. Children turning 13 before December 31, 2018, will not be eligible. Please visit Trinity Rep’s website at TrinityRep.com/Carol for details, parent information, and to access the audition side and costume sheet. 

Call For Submissions: Experimental Print Publication

Emily Shapiro and Lucia Carroll are working on creating a new experimental print publication grounded in a community of contributors who welcome dialogue and creative exchange. They are interested in work that explores the following question:

What does it mean to connect in this moment?

They are seeking individual or collaborative 2-d work of almost all kinds (in response to the above question) including but not limited to:

  • Visual art/mixed media (collage, illustration)
  • Writing (poetry, storytelling, scholarship, critical essay)
  • Other (horoscopes, local news, recipes, lists)

They will welcome all thoughtful creative endeavors – please feel free to think beyond the above list. It is our hope that your work will live not only alongside, but directly in dialogue with other contributors, either through creative responses to submissions, collaborative endeavors, or projects as yet unknown.

You can learn a little more about the project here, and submit your work using this online form. Please submit work by September 17, 2018.

Providence Community Library hiring Director of Philanthropy

Providence Community Library is seeking an experienced and entrepreneurial Director of Philanthropy, a fundraiser with a passion for people and libraries, who will grow individual giving, lay the foundation for fundraising for capital improvements, and develop a strong program of legacy giving. The annual operating budget for Providence Community Library is $5.6 million. Today, only 9% of that comes from philanthropy, most of which is from grants. We have a target of growing to three quarter to a million dollars of annual philanthropy over the next few years. Application deadline is October 4th. Click here for more information.

New Urban Arts Hiring Resident Artist Mentor in Fashion and Sewing

New Urban Arts is hiring a Resident Artist Mentor (RAM) in Fashion and Sewing. The Fashion RAM will embody our core values of connection, voice, inclusion, leadership, and risk by participating in the studio life on a daily basis; creating meaningful relationships with youth; teaching sewing, fiber arts, fashion construction, and related practices; maintaining our sewing studio; and supporting the healthy organization of an open studio. 15 hours per week: three days per week during the after school hours (3-7pm), plus three hours of set up, maintenance, and planning time during the week. In addition, there will be occasional evening and weekend meetings and events.

For more information, click here.