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Posted on: March 29, 2021

2021 Summer Apprenticeship for the Arts

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The Carrboro Arts Committee is offering an award of up to $1,000 to assist emerging young artists in developing their talent through a summer apprenticeship.  A total of three (3) apprenticeships are available.

Purpose:
To encourage and support emerging young artists who are residents of Carrboro by facilitating a summer apprenticeship with an Orange County artist or arts organization. 

Eligibility:
Apprenticeships are available to rising high school juniors and seniors, graduating seniors, as well as college students and those who have graduated from college within the past year.

Applicants must live in Carrboro. Applicants must have an interest in the arts (visual arts, performing arts, arts administration, etc.) and have secured an apprenticeship with an Orange County artist or arts organization. The apprenticeship must be for at least 15 hours a week for at least 5 weeks. Students who may need assistance finding a local artist or arts organization may contact arts@townofcarrboro.org

Apprenticeships may be remote or in-person. Approved COVID protocols that follow local, state, and national guidelines must be submitted.

Application:
An online application is available at https://www.townofcarrboro.org/FormCenter/Recreation-Parks-Department-3/Summer-Apprenticeship-Application-166

PDF/Word copies of the application are available upon request.

Applications will also be accepted via email, mail, or by dropping off at the Carrboro Century Center.

Please include two (2) letters of reference with your application. 

Carrboro Arts Committee
c/o Charles Harrington
100 N. Greensboro St.
Carrboro, NC 2751
Email: arts@townofcarrboro.org

Deadline: May 11, 2021 at 5:00pm