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  • Congressional Art Competition for N.H. High School Students and more




    Congressional Art Competition for High School Students

    Congressman Chris Pappas (1st NH District)  and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (2nd NH District)

    invite students from their districts to enter artwork for the Congressional Art Competition.

    Deadline is May 22, 2020


    NH Department of Military Affairs Logo Design Contest for Grades 6-12

    The NH Department of Military Affairs, in partnership with NH Employment Security

    will be launching a Veteran-Friendly Business Recognition Program in Spring 2020.  

    They are seeking current NH students in grades 6 -12 who can design a creative, innovative and professional logo design.

    The logo should be recognizable and help promote the program mission.

    Questions or submissions may directed to VeteranFriendlyBusiness@mavs.nh.gov

    Deadline is October 2, 2020


    Virtual Choir to Feature NH High School Seniors (Project 603)

    Students of all vocal talents encouraged to sign up to participate in a virtual choir event called Project (603) by May 17, 2020.

    It’s a one-of-its-kind, state-wide, collaborative video that will allow seniors to capture their powerful voices - all from their cell phone.

    Students are asked to submit their vocal parts from the anthem “This is Me” from hit movie musical The Greatest Showman,

    which will be seamlessly combined with video to create a virtual a cappella chorus.

    email Jamie Saucier at voicesofthe603@gmail.com or visit www.voicesofthe603.org/Project603

    Release scheduled for June 3rd, dubbed ‘NH Day’ - 6/03


    FY2021 Grant Cycle

    Match requirement is waived for all FY21 grant applications

    Upcoming NHSCA Grant Deadlines:


                                        July 10 -  Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Grants

    New! July 17 -  Arts for Community Engagement Grants

       New! July 17 - Folklife and Traditional Arts Project Grants


    COVID-19 Information


    New Hampshire State Council on the Arts COVID-19 Information and Resources


    ICYMI - Watch COVID-19 Relief Resources for NH Arts Nonprofits, Businesses and Artists here


    Please take the COVID-19 Impact Survey

    Your response to this survey will help us understand the impact of the pandemic on your artistic practices, careers, 

    businesses, and organizations so we can better serve you.


    Americans for the Arts COVID-19 Impact Survey

    Artists, creative businesses and nonprofits across the nation



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    Thank you for supporting the arts in New Hampshire!