Community Bulletin Board

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Call for Artists and Volunteer listings are FREE and must be art related.

Services and Space Listings:
Listings for services or space must be arts related.
Listing are limited to 350 characters (this includes spaces).
All Listings must be paid in advance for publication.

Classes, Workshops, Seminar listings should be posted to our online calendar page and is a membership privilege.

Member organizations and businesses are entitled to three complimentary classified listings in the Arts Paper per year. Listings are also posted on the AC website,
Rates:  $15 per listing | Three listings for $30
Listings must be paid in advance.

Individual artist members are entitled to one complimentary classified listing per year.
Rates: $10 per listing | Three listings for $25
Listings must be paid in advance.

Rates: $20 per listing | Three listings for $50
Listings must be paid in advance.

Please note the size limitation of listings is 350 characters with spaces. The Arts Council reserves the right to edit your listing for length or content. The Arts Council provides these listings as a service to the community and is not responsible for the content or deadlines. Call for Artists/Volunteers are free and open to all arts organizations, educational institutions and creative businesses.


Actors Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc, a professional 501 (c)(3) tax exempt theatre company, will hold open call auditions for it’s 2017-18 season on September 19 and 20 from 6 to 9pm at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue South in Downtown Milford. Co-producers Bert Bernardi and Jimmy Johansmeyer are seeking adult male and female comic actors who sing for leading roles, teen actors for feature roles, and boys and girls 9-12 years old for feature roles in holiday musical. Also seeking actor to portray Santa Claus, and Italian-American types for spring musical. Season includes three new musicals; “How To Be A Good Witch” (October 2016), “School for Elves” (December 2016) and “Italian Wedding Soup” (April/May 2017). Those auditioning should prepare two songs (up-tempo and ballad), bring sheet music in proper key (accompanist provided), and also bring recent photo and resume or list of recent theatrical credits. Non-singing adult actors may prepare a short, contemporary comedic monologue. No appointment needed. Further details on Pantochino Productions available at Please email with questions. No phone calls, please.

Artists Applications are officially open for our 2018 Spruceton Inn Artist Residency! Residents receive a week-long, no cost stay at the Inn in one of our Kitchenette rooms any time from January through March. Writers and 2D visual artists can apply online here through the month of September. Residents are announced October 20th on our website. This is our 4th year of the Residency. You can learn more about the program, our previous Residents, and submit your (no-cost) application online here.

Artists The University of Connecticut, School of Law seeks to retain a portrait artist to execute four oil portraits of individuals of importance in the history of the School. All four are women. The portraits will join the seven portraits currently displayed in the upper section of the Starr Hall Reading Room. Click here for more information.

Artists The Farmington Libraries are calling for artists to submit for our fall gallery show, running from October 2 through November 12, 2017. The theme of this show is “The Great Outdoors.” All types of hangable media following this theme are welcome. The show will kick off with an opening gala with the artists present on Thursday, October 12 at the Main Library, located at 6 Monteith Drive. To apply, please submit four images and include a list that identifies each image by number, title, size, and medium. Each artist is limited to four pieces; the selection process requires viewing the four items proposed for display. These images can be submitted via email to: Do not send original artwork. If the artwork is sold, 20% of the sale price will be donated to the Farmington Libraries and 80% of the sale price will be remitted to the artist by check from the Farmington Libraries. The Farmington Libraries will retain and remit the sales tax. All work must be for sale, be framed and wired for hanging. All work will be juried with no guarantees. Decisions by the jury are final. All submissions of work and materials are the artist’s sole risk. The Farmington Libraries assume no responsibility for loss or damage during the exhibition or subsequent storage at the close of the show. Artists agree to commit accepted works for the duration of the exhibition. The Farmington Libraries reserve the right to remove or not accept any art for any reason at any time. There is an exhibition fee of $50.00. The entry of your artwork constitutes your acceptance of these terms. Deadline for submission: September 20, 2017.

Artists 3rd Annual Artisan & Fine Crafts Showcase, Hartford, CT. Click here for the 2017 Application and layout. Be a part of the 3rd Annual Artisan & Fine Crafts Showcase and join the high quality exhibitors that were successful. Categories are limited so apply today!

Artists Art For Alz: Memories & Reflections This Fall a special juried exhibit of art exploring the theme of “Memories & Reflections” will be held from October 13-20, with proceeds from the sale of all works benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association of CT. Local artists are invited to provide artwork that represents their connection or feelings about Alzheimer’s and themes of memories and reflections. Artists will donate 50% or more of sales price to the Connecticut Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. In addition, 11” x 14” blank canvases will be provided to local elder care communities and invite artistic residents to create works of their art to be displayed. The exhibit is open a range of media including painting, illustration, collage, photography and sculpture. Click here for more information.

Artists A call to artists to submit their new work for a juried fine art competition at Wethersfield Academy for the Arts, Wethersfield, CT. Competition juried by Douglas Hyland, Director Emeritus of the New Britain Museum of Art. Awards given in several categories. Deadline for registration and submission is September 25th. Art exhibition is October 7th to October 21st. For details go to, e-mail or call 860-436-9857

Artists All professional and amateur artists are invited to participate in The 2nd Annual New Haven Chalk Art Festival. All artwork will be judged by local chalk artist, Andrea Casey, for the Grand Prize, a $500 gift card to Hull’s Art Supply & Framing. Prizes will be awarded in each age division by People’s Choice: Teen – ages 13-17, Adult – ages 18+, Adult Group – minimum 2 artists 18+. There is no cost to participate. Artists will be given a 4’x4’ square, on a black asphalt or granite pavers. Pre-registration is required. Please contact Stephanie McDonald at or 203-982-0676. Registration and Additional information may be accessed at Saturday, October 21st, Noon – 4pm – The Shops at Yale, Broadway Island, 56 Broadway, New Haven, CT (across from Apple / J.Crew / Urban Outfitters)

Artists The Greater Denton Arts Council proudly presents the 31st Annual Materials: Hard + Soft National Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition. Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the country, Materials: Hard + Soft began in 1987 and was originally initiated by area artist Georgia Leach Gough. The exhibition celebrates the evolving field of contemporary craft and the remarkable creativity and innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media. Approximately 70 works will be selected by an esteemed juror for exhibition at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton, Texas. Entries may be submitted via our online application form at through September 29, 2017 (11:59 PM). A downloadable 2018 Prospectus is also available for entries submitted via physical mail or in person to the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center.

Artists Multiple opportunities for artists throughout the year! Spectrum Gallery and its affiliate, the Arts Center Killingworth, present two annual outdoor Arts Festivals with concurrent Gallery Exhibitions (Summer Arts Festival, Essex Town Green, Essex CT on June 17-18, 2017 and Autumn Arts Festival, Madison Town Green, Madison CT on October 7-8, 2017). Spectrum hosts 6 exhibits per year and is always looking for artists and artisans working in various media. Please visit to see the calendar of exhibits, themes and festival prospecti. The non-profit Spectrum Art Gallery in Centerbrook, CT is a contemporary gallery and fine artisan store.

Dancers Annie Sailer Dance Company is looking for dancers experienced in modern / contemporary technique, improvisation and performance. Adults of all ages will be considered. Rehearsals will be held at ANNIE SAILER studio space at Erector Square in New Haven. Rehearsal schedule to be arranged. No pay for dancers. For further information contact Annie:

Musicians Hamden Symphony Orchestra, an all-volunteer community music ensemble in its 56th year, seeks musicians interested in joining the group for its 2017-2018 concert-season. Rehearsals are held on Thursday evenings from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Hamden Memorial Town Hall (2372 Whitney Avenue) beginning September 7th. The Orchestra performs 2 regular concerts a year in November and April, with the possibility of a summer-performance. All string instruments, as well as Oboe, Bassoon, and French Horn are particularly needed, though please inquire for openings in other sections. For more information or if you are interested in joining, email or use the the website’s contact form at

Photographers Celebrating the 10th Anniversary Edition of The Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers, The Gala Awards has launched a special competition focusing on the theme Women seen by Women. Submissions only until Sunday, September 10. Click here to view the Rules and Registration Form.

Scholarship Applicants The New Haven AGO Youth Organ Study Scholarship 2017-2018. The New Haven Chapter of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) strongly encourages and supports young people in learning to play the pipe organ. Succession planning is an important part of any profession and being an organist and church musician is no exception. We are seeking music students, ages 10 to 16, who are interested in studying with a qualified local organist. Scholarship amounts will be determined once the Chapter has reviewed the applications and has decided on the number of scholarship winners. Applicants should be between the ages of 10 and 16 as of September 1, 2017 and have had at least two years of piano/keyboard study. We expect applicants to be able to read music with reasonable fluency and play the keyboard equally well with both hands. Applicants may not be high school seniors at the time of application. Scholarships are intended for study in New Haven County. Applications are due on September 30, 2017 along with a written recommendation by a music teacher. In-person auditions will be required and these will be scheduled after review of all applications received. Scholarship recipients will take part in a short recital at the end of the year of study. All questions should be directed to Jay Lindsay, Education Coordinator of the New Haven AGO Chapter. He can be contacted by email at Visit our web page to find the application form.

Singers Sing Elijah? Calling Choral Singers. The Bethesda Lutheran Church Choir is calling experienced choral singers to join us for a season that includes a fall concert featuring Bach’s Cantata 80 and a spring concert with Mendelssohn’s Elijah. We sing weekly Sunday morning service music by composers ancient and modern. Our choir consists of a mix of professional and amateur musicians. Basic music reading skills needed. Contact music director Dr. Lars Gjerde for more information:

Singers Silk ’n Sounds a’ Capella women’s chorus is looking for new members to join us on our amazing journey of musical discovery! Come meet us (we are very friendly) and our award winning director, Christine Lampe-Onnerud, at one of our Tuesday night rehearsals from 6:15-9:15pm at the Spring Glen Church located at 1825 Whitney Ave in Hamden. You can contact Lynn at (203) 623-1276 for more information or check us out online at, or on Facebook.

Singers Greater New Haven Community Chorus (GNHCC), a non-auditioned, all-volunteer, four part (SATB) chorus, invites singers of all backgrounds to join us for our Fall 2017 semester as we prepare for our December Concert.  “From Skies Above,” a holiday choral celebration, will feature Mendelssohn’s Vom Himmel hoch, selections from Randall Thompson’s Frostiana, and other works by Bach, Gjeilo, and others.  The first three Thursdays of each semester are GNHCC “Open Enrollment” rehearsals; fall semester Open Enrollment dates are September 7, 14, and 21.  Rehearsals are held Thursday evenings from 7-9pm at the First Presbyterian Church, located at 704 Whitney Avenue, New Haven.  No experience is required.  Come sing with us!  For more information, visit our website at or email

Singers Men Like to Sing? Sing with Us. The University Glee Club of New Haven is an all-male chorus looking for new members. We are a non-audition group singing with the rich blend of men’s voices: Tenor I, Tenor II, Baritone and Bass. Our feel good repertoire ranges from Glees to Classical to Broadway and more. Information at or call 203-248-8515 for more information. Rehearsals are 7:15 to 9:30 on Monday evenings. Location: Bethesda Lutheran Church 305 St Ronan Street, New Haven, CT. Winter concert Dec 10 @ 4pm.

Student Monologues Drama Notebook is holding an ongoing Monologue Contest for students ages 6-18. We are building a huge collection of fantastic original monologues for kids and teens entirely written by students. Go to for more info.

Volunteers Arts for Learning Connecticut, a state-wide arts in education organization, is seeking Board Members and volunteers. Please call Eileen Carpinella, Executive Director, at 203-230-8101 or email regarding your interest.

Volunteers and Interns Volunteering at the Institute Library is a great way to meet your local community, have fun, and make a major difference at one New Haven’s great treasures. More volunteers means more (and longer) hours that we can stay open! Contact us if you are interested at Our internship program is also expanding! Let us know if you are a high school, college, or continuing ed student looking for credit and a meaningful professional development experience.

Volunteers The non-profit Spectrum Art Gallery and its affiliate, Arts Center Killingworth offer numerous opportunities for volunteers! Learn new skills, meet new people, and be part of a creative organization that gives to the community. Opportunities exist throughout the year for a variety of events and ongoing programs. Teens are welcome and can earn community service credit. Email Barbara Nair, Director, at or call 860-663-5593.

Volunteers Are you an artist searching out new avenues to support other creatives? Do you dabble in the arts but desire an introduction to the larger art scene? Perhaps you are a community member simply looking to give time to a special cause. Search no further–there is a place in the City-Wide Open Studios family waiting for you! As CWOS prepares to celebrate its 20th year, Artspace is recruiting art lovers and community enthusiasts alike to join its 2017 team. Volunteers are integral to the month-long festival’s success–you might find yourself assisting artists with registration, hanging artwork or helping out with a bike tour. Please visit the volunteer page at where you will find a registration form and complete list of volunteer dates.


Historic Home Restoration Contractor Period appropriate additions, baths, kitchens; remodeling; sagging porches straightened/leveled; wood windows restored; plaster restored; historic molding & hardware; vinyl/aluminum siding removed; wood siding repair/replace. CT & NH Preservation Trusts. RJ Aley Building Contractor (203) 226-9933

Web Design & Art Consulting Services Startup business solutions. Creative, sleek Web design by art curator and editor for artist, design, architecture, and small-business sites. Will create and maintain any kind of website. Hosting provided. Also low-cost in-depth artwork analysis, writing, editing services. (203) 387-4933.


Events and Parties With 2,000 square feet of open exhibition space, Kehler Liddell Gallery is a unique venue for hosting events.  We tailor to the special interests of private parties, corporate groups, arts organizations, charities and academic institutions.  Our inviting, contemporary atmosphere provides the perfect setting for your guests to relax, mingle and enjoy the company of friends.  We provide a warm atmosphere filled with paintings, drawings and sculptures by CT contemporary artists and free parking, with front door wheel chair access. Contact or Roy at 203-872-4139

Studio/Event Space at Erector Square in New Haven available for dance and theatre rehearsals and performances, events, workshops, and exhibitions. 1,500 sq. ft., 1st floor, 14 ft ceilings, white walls, great light, wooden floors. Contact Annie at

Studio Space for Dance, Performing Arts, Events Hall A 1,500-square-foot space with adjoining rooms in a turn-of-the-century mansion in a historic district. Hardwood floors. Vintage stage with curtains. Mahogany woodwork and glass doors. Ample natural light. Chairs and tables on premises. Contact