Weisman Art Museum Volunteer Opportunity

Call for volunteers!

Weisman Art Museum (Minneapolis, MN)

Weisman Art Museum Tour Guides, or “Weisguides,” are community volunteers dedicated to teaching and sharing the Weisman’s collection and philosophy to the public. If you have an appreciation of art, great people skills, and a love of teaching, apply now to be a Weisguide!

A required basic training course trains volunteers to conduct inquiry-based, participatory tours of the museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions. Assignments include readings, oral presentations, and several hours of preparation outside of class. Classes are held on Fridays from 1-3pm, with monthly training sessions following the end of the initial course.

Visit this page to learn more and apply!

Proof Public Summer/Fall Volunteer Opportunities

Call for volunteers!

Proof Public (Minneapolis, MN)

Proof Public, a collaborative group of letterpress printers, artists, and community members working to increase public access to printmaking opportunities, is seeking volunteers for this summer/fall. Volunteers should have letterpress experience and be excited to teach others how to print! Proof Public creates prints that amplify marginalized voices, strengthen community dialogues and combat various forms of societal oppression.

Volunteers are selected for opportunities based on their level of experience. To sign up for Proof Public’s volunteer list, visit proofpublic.org/volunteer or email hello@proofpublic.org.

Visit Proof Public’s website!

McKnight Printmaking Fellowship Opportunity

Fellowship opportunity!

Highpoint Center for Printmaking (Minneapolis, MN)

Highpoint Center for Printmaking is now accepting applications for their inaugural McKnight Printmaking Fellowship! This fellowship program is intended to recognize and support mid-career Minnesota print artists with a demonstrated commitment to and accomplishments within their medium. The two selected artists will receive a $25,000 prize, as well as access to Highpoint’s printshop, storage spaces, classes, and more. The fellowship timeline is as follows:

  • September 26, 2018: information session at Highpoint, 7-8pm
  • October 31, 2018: applications due (before midnight)
  • December 2018: finalists host jurors for studio visits
  • January 2019: printmaking fellows announced
  • February 2019-November 2019: fellowship period
  • January 2020: fellowship exhibition at Highpoint

Deadline: Applications are due before midnight on October 31, 2018.

Visit Highpoint’s website for more info!

Women’s Studio Workshop Residency Opportunity

Residency opportunity

Women’s Studio Workshop (Rosendale, NY)

Women’s Studio Workshop has a variety of funded and subsidized residency opportunities for artists, including several specifically for book and print artists. Program requirements and additional details are available on the WSW website at the link below.

  • Artists’ Books Residency Grant, a 6-8 week residency for an artist to produce a limited edition artist’s book. Deadline: November 15.
  • Art-in-Education Book Arts Residency Grant, an 8-10 week residency focused on creating a limited edition artist’s book, while also working with students during our Art-in-Education program. Deadline: November 15.
  • Studio Residency Grant / Legacy Artists Residency Grant: 6 weeks working in WSW’s printmaking, papermaking, book arts or ceramics studios to create a new body of work. Deadline: April 1.

Deadline: Applications are reviewed annually at the deadlines mentioned above.

Visit WSW’s website!

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Residency

Residency opportunity

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts (Nebraska City, NE)

The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City, NE offers 2- to 8-week residencies year-round for writers, visual artists, and music composers. Housing, studio space, $100/week stipend are provided. Approximately 60 residencies are awarded per year. $35 application fee.

Deadline: March 1 and September 1 of each year

Visit KHNCA’s website!