Dairy Arts Center

Calls for Entry

Our Stories: a community resource for purposeful arts education presented by the Dairy Arts Center

Deadline for Proposals: December 27th, 2020

Artists Notified of Decisions: Jan 6th

Final Product due: January 24th, 2020

With the generous support of the Xcel Energy Foundation, the Dairy Arts Center is seeking proposals for virtual arts education instructional videos targeting a range of age groups and a variety of art forms. Individual artists or arts organizations that represent a wide spectrum of art forms are encouraged to apply, including but not limited to: theater, visual arts, music, performing arts, literature, film or moving image, etc.

The Dairy is in the process of creating a multi-faceted arts education curriculum centered around the idea of storytelling. We are seeking instructional videos to be used asynchronously as virtual workshops that explore the art of storytelling using artistic elements like color, line, lyrics, shapes, composition or harmony to set mood, character or plot development.  Your project should be targeted to one of the following age groups: elementary, middle, high school, and/or family programming.

Please submit a one-page description of your project by December 27th to be eligible for our education microgrants. Within your description, indicate which age group your lesson is geared toward. Unique and creative takes on the implementation of storytelling will be favored. 

Deadline to submit proposal: December 27th @ 11:59pm
Submissions received after the deadline will not be considered.

Award: $500 microgrant

Please submit your application that includes the following to education@thedairy.org:

  • Link to website or portfolio where we can view your work
  • Example of previous educational programming (physical documentation or written explanation of what was created)
  • One page proposal of the project
  • 30-second recorded video introduction of yourself and your practice 

Please include all text files in a single PDF file titled LastName_FirstName_Education (ex. Smith_John_Education.pdf) 

Video introduction of yourself should be no longer than 45 seconds and no shorter than 20 seconds, titled LastName_FirstName_Introduction (ex. Smith_John_Introduction.mp4)

These can be shared via Google Drive or Drop Box if needed.

For any questions or concerns please email education@thedairy.org with subject line Programming Question no later than December 11th at 6:00pm

Our Stories is made possible by the generous support of the Xcel Energy Foundation.

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MARCH 2020

As of today, 3/12/2020, The Dairy Arts Center remains open and operational. Should scheduling changes occur, ticket holders will be directly notified by The Dairy Arts Center.

If you have a question about an event please contact the presenting arts organization. For films, Dairy Presents and all other questions contact the Box Office at 303.440.7826