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Safe Space—ART DUE MAY 19, 2023

Heart of Hope—ART DUE AUGUST 25, 2023

Roots—on pause in 2023 while the BIPOC leadership committee reassesses the program format

Student Arts Showcase—MAY 2023, Amador County Unified School District Office, Jackson

Miwok Patriots—MAY 2023 in partnership with Miwok Heritage Center

MLAA 68th Fine Art Show and Exhibition


Student Voice Campaign

  • The Student Voices Campaign provides students a platform to get their voices heard through their art and messages to their school leaders.


  • Monthly Art Award⁠, 3 emerging artists every win $100 USD cash, a published interview, a feature in a newsletter with almost 40,000 subscribers, and a winner’s certificate!⁠

Poetry Out Loud

  • POL is a national arts education program that encourages the study of great poetry by offering free educational materials and a dynamic recitation competition for high school students across the country.

River of Words Contest

  • Free, annual, international youth poetry and art contest for students aged 5-19.

Hope & Justice

  • Monthly Hope and Justice Art and Film Contest (entries accepted on a monthly basis and are due the last day of the month at midnight). Art, written works, films, and original music accepted! You can submit to the Hope or Justice theme every month, or to the monthly prompt that changes each month. Win up to $300 in Amazon gift cards!

  • 2022-23 Prompt Calendar

Congressional Art Competition

  • Submit your students’ artworks for consideration in the 2023 Congressional Art Competition, a nationwide high school art competition sponsored by the Congressional Institute.



Amador Arts Council is hiring! APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 24th
Send your Resume/CV, Letter of Intent, and up to three lesson plans or design examples to or 229 New York Ranch Road, Jackson CA 95642. Applications are assessed by the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access Advisory Committee. Equal Opportunity Employer. Teaching Artist Job Description_Amador Arts.

  • Music Teacher for children 0 to 5 years old, grant-funded, temporary 10-month part-time employment position, $65/hour, 100 hours. Kindermusik curriculum provided.

  • Movement Teacher for children 0 to 5 years old, grant-funded, temporary 10-month part-time employment position, $65/hour, 100 hours. Leap-n-Learn curriculum provided.

  • Mural Teaching Artist for grades 6 through 8, grant-funded, temporary 20-month part-time employment position, $65/hour, 200 hours.

  • Indigenous Dance & Music Teacher for children aged 0 to 17, grant-funded, temporary 10-month part-time employment position, $75/hour, 300 hours.

  • Content Creator, grant-funded, temporary, part-time employment position, $75/hour, 130 hours. Thursdays from 8:30 AM to 4 PM at the Jackson office. May through August. Must have strong Adobe skills and 3+ years of relevant experience.

  • Community Catalyst: permanent part-time position. $25/hour, 35 weeks per year. Tuesdays 8:30 AM to 4 PM at the Jackson office. Must have a bachelor’s degree along with exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

California Arts Council Job Opportunities List

Teaching Artists Guild Employment Availability List

Americans for the Arts Job Bank


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