Upcoming opportunities and ongoing resources from the Office of Arts and Culture.

Last updated Feb. 22, 2024.

The Boulder Office of Arts and Culture is compiling its annual Mural Artist Roster! This roster is used by organizations and individuals around Boulder County who are looking to have a mural painted on their property. If you're a mural artist and you'd like to be included, please submit the roster form by March 1, 2024. Please fill out this form even if you were included in a previous year's roster. To be eligible for inclusion in the artist roster, you must live in Colorado and be over 18 years old. If you have questions about the mural artist roster, please email publicart@bouldercolorado.gov.

Applications for 2024 Arts and Culture Grants are open! Over $1 million will be distributed to the community throughout next year. Opportunities for funding include community projects, arts education projects, professional development scholarships, grant writing support and more. Grants are available for organizations, individuals and classrooms. View a recording of the info session in English or Spanish.

The Boulder Arts Week Event Calendar is now open for submissions. Events must take place during Boulder Arts Week: Friday, April 5 through Saturday, April 13, 2024. All events are welcome and will be promoted through the Boulder Arts Week outlets including the website, online calendars and social media. If you're looking for more ways to support Boulder Arts Week, consider becoming a volunteer.

To facilitate and assist community groups with access and affordability of performance venues, the Boulder Arts Commission and Roots Music Project are offering up to 11 days per calendar year of rent-free space at Roots Music Project through the Boulder Arts Commission waiver program. Organizations and individuals are eligible for one day of fee waiver annually.

Save the date for our next Professional Artist Forum! We will be discussion marketing and communications tools and tips for artists and arts-based organizations. These forums are a great way to network and meet other local creatives! When: Tuesday, March 5, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at Junkyard Social Club. Please RSVP to culturalplan@bouldercolorado.gov.

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