2019 Scottsdale Arts Festival Call to Artists and Community Groups

Deadline for submissions: Sunday, November 15, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. (MST)

Call to Artists

Scottsdale Arts Education & Outreach is seeking artists to design and deliver interactive and participatory experiences for the 2019 Scottsdale Arts Festival, March 8–10.

The mission of the installation, performance, or creative space is to invoke curiosity and creativity among festival attendees. Spanning all age groups and interests, the project will use varying art mediums and methodologies to provide a collaborative and sensory interaction for our visitors.

Click here for further artist information.

For questions about the Call to Artists, email Brittany Arnold at BrittanyA@scottsdalearts.org.

Call to Community Groups

Scottsdale Arts Education & Outreach is seeking community groups to design and deliver art experiences in the Community Art Studio at the 2019 Scottsdale Arts Festival on March 8–10.

Successful applicants will receive a $250 stipend (inclusive of all costs) and recognition on the Scottsdale Arts Festival website and on festival signage. Groups will have the opportunity to reach thousands of attendees to inform them about their programming.

Click here for further community group details.

For questions about the Call to Community Groups, email Leslie Haddad at LeslieH@scottsdalearts.org.


Scottsdale Arts offers challenging and comprehensive internships for undergraduates, recent graduates and graduate students who are interested in gaining experience in the arts and business/arts administration fields. Scottsdale Arts is a 501c(3) non-profit organization that is vested with the responsibility of administering and developing the arts within the city of Scottsdale. Our internships are on a volunteer basis and can be coordinated with staff to aid in receiving academic credit.

How to Apply

  1. Review the list of internships offered. (Note: The following list of openings are indicative of the kinds of internships available; however, internships offered each semester are based upon the organization’s need.) Please clearly state your area of interest in your application.
  2. Please provide:

– Resume

– Two references (one academic and one professional—contact information only; no letters, please)

– Cover letter describing your interest in your preferred internship position.

  1. Complete the online application found here.


FALL Internships (August-December)

Applications Open: mid-May

Application Deadline: August 30


SPRING Internships (January-May)

Applications Open: mid-October

Application Deadline: November 30


SUMMER Internships (June-August/September)

Applications Open: mid-March

Application Deadline: April 30

(NOTE: Late applicants will not be considered.)


Internships Available:

At this time there are no internships available. Please refer to the openings and deadlines for other semesters above.

Questions? Email: Resumes@ScottsdaleArts.org