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Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs

Quarterly Grant Deadlines

Tourist Development Council Grants Program (TDC)

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A quarterly program which provides support to significant cultural and/or special events, including sports activities and television/film origination projects that promote Miami-Dade County’s appeal as a tourist destination. Activities must be able to stimulate tourism and have significant media impact for Miami-Dade County.


FY 2021-2022 – TDC Grants 4th Quarter

Workshop:       March 17, 2022, at 2:00 PM - RSVP

Courtesy Review Deadline: April 11, 2022, 11:59 PM

Application Deadline: April 18, 2022, 11:59 PM



Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs

Dance Miami Choreographer’s (DMC) Program

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Deadline:  March 17, 2022, 11:59 PM

The program provides non-matching awards of $10,000 on a competitive basis to nurture the artistic development of Miami-Dade County-based professional choreographers for the creation of new work in all dance forms, including modern dance, ballet, and folk. Local choreographers, who have an established body of work, are invited to submit work samples for review by a national panel for selection. Staff consultation deadline is March 10, 2022.


Artist Access (ART) Grants Program

Roxana Barba |

Carlos Caballero |

Spring/ Summer Deadline: March 7, 2022, 11:59 PM

Offered in partnership with FUNDarte, the Artist Access (ART) Grants Program is designed to assist practicing, professional artists in any medium or discipline residing in Miami-Dade County pursue opportunities that will advance their practice and careers in demonstrable ways.


Eligible opportunities include artistic professional development and skill-building opportunities, as well as financial offset of equipment purchase and studio rental. Applications will consider how the potential, timeliness, and impact of the opportunity(ies) will forward the artist’s career.


Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs

Art in Public Places Program

MSC Miami Cruise Terminal at PortMiami Artist Call

Deadline: Monday April 11, 2022, 11:59PM

Eligibility: Artists based in the United States

Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs through its Art in Public Places Program and Miami-Dade County Seaport-Port Miami, MSC Cruises, and Arquitectonica request qualifications for artists to be considered to make full proposals for the new MSC Miami Cruise Terminal AA/AAA at PortMiami. The project is located on the north-eastside of Dodge Island. The MSC Miami Cruise Terminal is located at PortMiami’s most visible location and will be the last terminal viewed by every cruise ship departing PortMiami and the first terminal viewed by every cruise ship returning to PortMiami. The total project budget is $2.8 million, with multiple commissions envisioned. Expertise / experience in time-based media is encouraged. For details and to apply visit:

MIA Galleries, Miami International Airport

Call To Artists: Exhibition Proposals

Submission Deadline: March 13, 2022, 11:59 PM

Eligibility: Professional visual artists based in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Monroe Counties.

MIA Galleries invites South Florida visual artists to submit a proposal for a temporary exhibition at Miami International Airport. Selected proposals will have an average exhibition period of three months on display and scheduled to open between September 2022 and November 2024.

Artists may submit a proposal to one or two of the following opportunities. Only one application per opportunity will be accepted.

Fine Art Photography and Photo-based work

2D and 3D Artwork (except Photography and Video Art)

For more info & to submit visit: Click here to apply




Miami Arts Marketing Project (MAMP) Virtual Lab:

Mastering Media Coverage - Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Deadline Extended: Friday, March 4th at 11:59 PM

Miami Emerging Arts Leaders can apply for a full scholarship to attend the Arts and Business Council of Miami’s MAMP Virtual Lab Mastering Media Coverage on March 15th, exploring how to amplify your media coverage. Hear from communications experts and learn the tools and tips to establish media connections and increase coverage, as well as receive the valuable MAMP Media List. Featured speakers include Mandalit Del Barco, national arts correspondent for National Public Radio; Jawan Howard, NBC6 anchor and more.


For details and eligibility criteria visit:

Jobs with Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs

Cultural Affairs Building Manager

Full-time, regular position at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium

Job closing March 7, 2022


The most reliable way to contact us continues to be through email. Search the  staff directory.

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