Arts Opportunities2018-08-13T12:09:06-05:00

For a full listing of Arts happenings in South Dakota, visit our Arts Calendar page.


Dahl Mountain Photo Competition & Exhibition - Jan 21
Calling All Photographers for the 16th Annual Dahl Mountain Photo Competition + Exhibit - Jan 21
2020-2021 NEA Big Read grants available - Jan 29
SDSU Literary and Arts Magazine Oakwood accepting submissions until January 31 - Jan 31
The Mayor’s Art Council 2019 Avenues of Art Program - Feb 7
stARTup Art Fair San Francisco - Feb 9
Call for Artists & Photographers – $550.00 Innovate Grants - Feb 11
Submit to “The Sick” for publication - Feb. 15
Wayne, NE – CALL FOR PUBLIC ART - Feb 28
State poet laureate needs your poems about cultural life in South Dakota - Mar 1
Applications Open For SDAC Funding Opportunities - Mar 1
Call for artists-Sculpture in the Hills Show & Sale - Mar 8
Call for Artists: Art for State Buildings Proposals - Mar 9
The Indian Contemporary Art Competition - Mar 20
The Brookings Arts Council Sculpture Project 2020 Call for Submissions - Mar 31
Exciting Grant Opportunity for South Dakota Artists - Sept 5, Nov 22, Apr 1
Brookings Arts Council 2021 CALL FOR ENTRIES - Apr 15
The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day – Artists for the Earth - Apr 22
The 2019 Chelsea International Photography Competition - Apr 28
Call for submissions – Horizontal Grandeur juried art exhibition – Deadline May 1, 2020 - May 1
Paid Call for Art – Sioux Falls - Jan 13 & Jul 13
Complete Guide to 2020 Artist Grants & Opportunities - updated all year
Arts@MSP Program seeking artists for public art opportunities at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport - ongoing
The National Endowment for the Arts Releases New Research Tool on Working Artists
The White Wall Sessions accepting submissions for Season 8
The Kitchen Sink Project – Call for Entries - Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and there is no deadline for submission
Call to Potters – Hill City Gallery
CERF+ Responds to Central US Flooding Safety Information, Emergency Resources + Emergency Relief for Artists
SD Veterans Home & Chautauqua Craftsmen Call to Artists & Presenters
Request for Performing Arts Proposals at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport - Ongoing
Request for Exhibit Proposals at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport - ongoing
Online course for acrylic painters of all skill levels
Call to Artists, Writers and interested volunteers
Chautauqua Artisans Market Call for Artists - ongoing, but discount if sign up by Jan 15, 2020
South Dakota artists are welcome to apply to showcase their work at The Garage - ongoing


We have partnered with Springboard for the Arts.  If you would like to list these positions with them, you can for free for the first month because of our partnership.  

Springboard for the Arts’ Job Board is the perfect way for creative organizations and businesses to connect with artists for jobs and paid internships in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. With over 15,000 monthly pageviews, as well as custom social media tags and a weekly email newsletter, the Job Board is an invaluable tool for any hiring process.

FOR NEW USERS: If you’re a first-time South Dakota-based poster, you’re eligible for a free one-time posting. Use coupon code JOBZ! (and remember to include the exclamation mark).

FOR POSTING IN THE FUTURE: South Dakota-based organizations may have their posting listed at Springboard for the Arts at a reduced rate of $20 for this Job Board. Enter the coupon code SODAK before checkout.

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To submit an Opportunity or Job to this page, please email us via the link below.