Open calls and job opportunities

Open Calls and Opportunities: May 2020 (Singapore/SEA)

ArtsEquator Lobang is a list of available open calls, job postings and other opportunities open to people from Singapore and Southeast Asia. “Lobang”, a Malay word for “hole”, is used in Singlish as a shorthand for an opportunity, valuable contact or a tip.

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[Updated 26 May 2020]

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Info & Resources

Note: Info on reliefs, grants and packages by the Singapore government can be found here

[Singapore] Arts and Culture Resilience Package (ACRP): Capability Development Scheme for the Arts (CDSA)

The National Arts Council (NAC) will provide a one-time Capability Development Scheme for the Arts (CDSA) for eligible arts organisations and individuals to encourage upskilling, and grow organisational capabilities.  Apply by 31 July 2020, 5pm. Training must take place from now till 31 December 2020.

NAC lists courses here. For freelancers, Arts Resource Hub has a list of some training areas and suggested courses here.


[Singapore] Arts and Culture Resilience Package: Digital Presentation Grant for the Arts (DPG)

Under the Digitalisation Fund, NAC will support the arts and culture organisations’ and practitioners’ efforts to enhance the digitalisation of their work. The Digital Presentation Grant (DPG) is a time-limited scheme that aims to support efforts by artists and arts organisations to present their work in digital form or via digital mediums, during this COVID-19 period.

Applications will open from 14 April to 31 July 2020 (5pm), and projects should be completed by 31 December 2020. Successful applicants may receive up to $20,000 per project.


[Singapore] Self-Employed Person Income Relief Scheme (SIRS)

The government has announced a relief scheme for self-employed persons, including arts freelancers. Applications and appeals are managed by NTUC, and will be made online on 20 April 2020.


[NEW] Singapore Strong Fund

This collective fund supports ground-up initiatives responding to community needs amidst the COVID-19 situation. Apply by 31 May 2020.


[NEW] SIF Arts For Good Projects

The Arts for Good Projects programmes is part of the Arts for Good initiative that was launched in 2016 by the SIF. The initiative seeks to contribute to positive social change through collaborations between Singaporeans and their international counterparts. Apply by 7 June 2020.


[Singapore] Sing Lit Station HALP Fund

The HALP Fund is a discretionary fund used by Sing Lit Station to support literary arts practitioners in the creation and presentation of their work in any form. It also aims to provide subsistence funds during tough times. The maximum quantum will be $500 per application. Applications will be held year-round until 31 March 2021 or until funds are fully disbursed, whichever comes first.


[Singapore] SAMPP COVID-19 Relief Fund

Singapore Association of Motion Picture Professionals are offering grants for filmmakers and others in the film industry.


 [Singapore] SG Stories Content Fund

The Singapore Tourism Board is offering to fund content creators in Singapore and around the world for digital video projects that tell amazing stories of Singapore. Apply between 1 and 31 May.


[Malaysia] Create Now Funding Programme

Malaysian performing artists, visual artists and independent musicians are encouraged to apply to the Create Now Funding Programme by CENDANA that aims to support practice and operations of Malaysian artists, collectives and arts organization during the COVID-19 public health crisis. The programme supports up to a total of up to RM1,500 per application for individuals and RM3,500 per successful application/ submission of idea(s).

Dates for funding cycle 3: 12 – 25 May 2020

Dates for funding cycle 4: 2 – 15 June 2020



[Singapore] Free legal clinics for arts practitioners

Law Society Pro Bono Services are running free legal clinics for freelancers working in the creative, arts, and cultural industry. These sessions are a one-off 30min session, provided pro bono, to take place online.

[Singapore] COVID-19 Initiatives by Dance Nucleus

Dance Nucleus has several initiatives to help artists during this time, including workshops, micro-residencies and a reading group.



An online initiative to amplify the work of Singapore artists during this time, such as livestreams, online concerts, recordings and other initiatives.


[Singapore] Resources aggregated by Singapore Drama Educators Association


[Singapore] Opportunities for freelance performance artists by Covenant Chambers LLC

Law firm Covenant Chambers LLC has started an initiative to support local performing artists by commissioning them to read a monologue or poem to be video recorded and shared online.


[Singapore] SkillsFuture Top-Up

Adult Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive a one-off $500 SkillsFuture Credit top-up. Eligible individuals can start using the additional credit from 1 October 2020. Singaporeans aged 40 to 60 will receive a special $500 SkillsFuture Credit top-up. This will be over and above the $500 SkillsFuture Credit top-up for Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above. Eligible individuals can start using the SkillsFuture Credit provided under this package from 1 October 2020, on about 200 career transition programmes offered by the Continuing Education and Training (CET) Centres.


[Singapore]  Self-Employed Persons Training Support Scheme

All Self-Employed Persons will be entitled to between $7.50-$11 an hour of training allowance for SkillsFuture series courses and selected sector-specific training programmes. This will be administered by NTUC.

More info can be found here.

[Singapore] Singapore Unbound Relief Fund (SURF)

Singapore Unbound has decided to postpone this year’s writing fellowships to Southeast Asia and to commit the funds instead to aid Singaporean writers badly affected by the shutdowns. Creative writers, whether they are Singapore citizens living anywhere in the world or Permanent Residents of Singapore, may apply for a USD200/SGD280 grant from the Singapore Unbound Relief Fund with no strings attached. This fund is specifically intended to help those in dire need of immediate help. Donations to this fund are also welcome.

Open for application now.


[NEW] [Singapore] Survey on Current Practices in Theatre

A working group of theatre practitioners are drafting a paper on good practices and/or a code of conduct in theatre, with the intent of advocating for better practices in the theatre industry in Singapore.

They are calling for freelancers to fill in this survey.

Join the Facebook Group here.

[Singapore] SG COVID-19 Creative/Cultural Professionals & Freelancers Support Group

A Facebook support group sharing tips, resources and information for creative and cultural workers.


[Singapore] ArtsComm

Online forum and Facebook Group for members of the arts community in Singapore.

Open Call: The Social Distancing Festival

The Social Distancing Festival is an online artist’s community made to celebrate and showcase the work of the many artists around the world who have been affected by the need for social distancing that has come about due to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).


COVID-19 and Freelance Artists

An aggregated list of free resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines worldwide.



Open Calls


[NEW] Frontier Danceland Company Audition 2020

Frontier Danceland is looking for a contemporary dancer with a diverse dance vocabulary and strong improvisational skills to join the company as a full-time artist.

Deadline: 19 June 2020, 2359hrs (Sg time)



[NEW] Open Call for Community Arts Residencies 2020

The National Arts Council is pleased to announce this OPEN CALL for Community Arts Residencies at Indian Heritage Centre, Buangkok Square, Loyang Point and Yishun Park Hawker Centre from 20 August 2020 to January 2021. These Residencies aim to support practising artists in advancing the field of community arts in Singapore by providing opportunities to inquire, develop arts-based collaborations, and co-create artworks with different communities that will shape communal spaces and reflect the collective stories of people.

Deadline: 30 June 2020, 1800 (Sg time)


[NEW] Mapping of Fear: Open Call

Making art gives us a way to express difficult emotions. In the pragmatic landscape of Singapore, contemplating one’s fears is often considered futile and unproductive. But fear is what makes us human and connects us deeply to each other. Fear can reveal how we may choose to change and go forward in difficult times. This is a collaborative art project initiated by artists.

All submissions are entirely anonymous, and no art experience is necessary. Follow this project and look at what other people are drawing at #mappingfear.

Deadline: 20 June 2020



[NEW] Pameran Poskad: Open Call

Pameran Poskad 2020 is a gathering of postcard-sized artworks exhibited by internationally renowned artists, alongside masterpieces created by hobbyists and laymen. Anyone can be an artist! In its seventh edition, about 4,000 pieces of artwork by over 400 participating artists from Singapore and around the world will be jointly exhibited at a public gallery, with workshops and artwork sales from $10 to $1000.

Pameran Poskad (meaning ‘postcard exhibition’ in Malay) is a community art exhibition that shares the joy of experiencing art as creators, appreciators, and collectors.

Deadline: 1 October 2020



Permisi 6th Edition – Open for applications

The sixth edition of Permisi: Open Stage is happening on 29 May 2020. Permisi is a non-curated programme for anyone to share or collect feedback for any brewing idea or creation with our larger community. This open programme is designed for of all levels of training and experience.



 Septfest 2020: SAD Bar Open Call

The Substation is back with Septfest and they are are looking for proposals and performances (music, dance, theatre, performance art) that present alternative stories of the marginalised and respond to the theme of “In The Margins”. Selected applicants will be featured as part of Septfest 2020 and realise their performance at the SAD Bar of The Substation.

Submission period: 17 April–30 May 2359 hrs (Sg time)



Call for artistic/academic/activist contributors for With For About 2020

The annual Heart of Glass conference this year takes place over 5 weeks for one hour each, as a “slow conference”. With For About 2020 creates a vital, slow and complex space between art, activism, care and social practice in response to COVID-19.

They are looking for existing practice/projects, live projects or folx that are thinking and making the future that respond to a mix of themes, from anywhere in the world.

Rolling deadline from now till 8 June 2020.



Call for content

National Youth Council and Creative Nation Singapore are looking for content creators for a new content channel to develop opportunities and jobs during and post circuit breaker. Payment will be between SGD100-150 for content between 10 to 35 minutes long.



[Penang] Kongsi Bumbung: Residency for arts and cultural practitioner

Ruang Kongsi in Penang is offering a 3-month residency in Ruang Kongsi with accommodation and utilities provided, once the Movement Control Order is lifted. Ruang Kongsi also houses an independent library and workspace for a few of our Kongsi members. Residents are welcomed to use the library and share the workspace. Up to four residents will share the space.



PLAYlab+ Open Call

PLAYlab+ is a developmental platform for budding artists or collectives interested in Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) for ages 2 to 6 years old. Through an open call, artists and collectives propose their ideas for new TYA works. PLAYlab+ provides opportunities for the research and development of these proposed new works, through critical feedback, an honorarium and a work-in-progress showcase. These proposals may also have the potential to be further developed thereafter for Esplanade’s various platforms.

Deadline: 22 May, 2359 hrs (Sg time)



Japan Foundation Thailand: Call for project proposals

The Japan Foundation, Bangkok is seeking for project proposals to raise up new ideas and approaches on how to implement and/or experiment cultural exchange projects, aiming to promote cultural exchange between Japan and Thailand (project site in Thailand or online) and/or regional exchange in Asia. The programme is called: Solidarity in Social Distancing: Cultural Exchanges in the New Normal Life.

This call is open to any nationality of individuals, teams and non-profit organizations (e.g. universities, research institutes and academic associations, NGO/NPOs). Project site should be in Thailand or implemented via online platform. Project details are expected to promote cultural exchange between Japan-Thailand and/or regional exchange in Asia.

Deadline: 30 May 2020



Call for Entries: CPP’s ANI 41 [Philippines]

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Intertextual Division is now accepting literary contributions for the 41st edition of ANI, the official literary journal of CCP.

With the theme “Paglalakbay: Lakad, Layag, Lipad,” the latest volume will contain essays, poems, short fiction and other literary genres that focus on the tales of Filipinos on their travelling experiences and their insights on culture, arts, and the human condition. Submissions may be in Filipino, English, and local languages of the Philippines, accompanied with a translation in either Filipino or English.

Deadline: 30 May 2020



Open call for Illustrators

NTU CCA is look for Singapore-based illustrators to work with its Education and Outreach team to create an education resource guide for teachers.

Deadline: 1 June 2020, 11.59pm (Sg time)



DigiMuse: Circuit Breaker Edition: Call for pitches

The DigiMuse programme was initiated in 2017 and aims to engage the wider technology sector to crowd source ideas to enhance museum experiences, and build a vibrant cultural sector. Through a series of Open Calls, DigiMuse invites artists, technologists and culture professionals to co-create projects, and provide considered interventions that showcase the wonderful possibilities of integrating culture and technology in our museums.

DigiMuse is looking for writers, illustrators, photographers, designers and other creatives to write a 300-word pitch on an idea to bring heritage and museum content to digital life. Successful projects may be awarded a contract of up to $5,000 to realise the project.

Applications open from now to 1 June, and will be assessed on a first-come-first-served basis.



Call for Comics for a COVID-19 Anthology

Graphic Mundi (Penn State University Press) is calling for short comics related to life during the time of COVID-19. Writers can also submit story pitches, where relevant.

Deadline: 1 June 2020



Art & Market ‘Fresh Take’ Writing Contest

Art & Market is holding a writing contest for aspiring arts writers in Southeast Asia under the age of 35. Cash prizes and more are available.

Deadline: 1 June 2020



Open Call: The ArtGround Visual Arts Space

The Artground’s Visual Arts Space, is the body of the arts centre. It is a space where children and their families feel comfortable to visit and explore, while exposing themselves to quality arts experiences. It aims to bridge the gap between arts and play, while the child develops physical, social and communicative skills through their interactions of the space and with one another. This is also a communal ground which supports and encourages the exchange of shared experiences of young families.
The Artground is also invested in working with artist(s) and strives to be an essential part in their development during this process. This Visual Arts Space design initiative is a great platform for artist(s) who are interested in using their craft and transforming it into space design for children.

Deadline: 1 June 2020, 2359 hours (Sg time)



Singapore International Foundation’s Arts for Good: Call for applications

The Singapore International Foundation (SIF) has launched Arts for Good Projects to help support arts practitioners and their arts-based initiatives and minimise the impact that the COVID-19 situation has on the arts and culture scene globally.

The SIF’s Arts for Good Projects brings together artists and different sectors of society to collaborate on arts-based initiatives to enhance cross-cultural understanding and create social impact. Applications for ideas should demonstrate the power of the arts and culture to connect, support and uplift global communities.

Deadline: 7 June 2020



BRACK’s COVID Companions: Open call for submissions

COVID Companions is a series of creative pieces featuring snippets of life during COVID-19, with a special focus on the other individuals or creatures who are keeping us company during quarantine, lockdown, ‘circuit breaker’, or whatever your equivalent might be. Submissions can be in the form of essays (max. 1500 words), short stories, poems, comic strips, sketches, or any other creative media.

Deadline: 8 June 2020



Open call: Singapore Art Week 2021

In line with Singapore Art Week’s marketing tagline #ArtTakesOver, the National Arts Council (NAC) is seeking to support innovative and exciting visual arts programmes that will temporarily take over the island during Singapore Art Week 2021. Artists, collectives, institutions, organisations and other art intermediaries are welcome to participate in the Open Call. Proposals that involve collaborations with foreigners are eligible, as long as the lead applicant and at least half the artistic team/cast is Singaporean or PR.

The ninth edition in 2021 will be held from 22 to 30 January.

Deadline: 8 June 2020, 5pm (Sg time)



Kinosaki International Arts Center – Artist-In-Residence program 2021-2022

Applications are now open for the 2021-2022 Artist-In-Residence program at Kinosaki International Arts Center (KIAC), a creative residence facility centered on the performing arts. Since 2014, many artists have stayed here to create pieces of work that have then been spread both throughout Japan and overseas.

Artist-in-Resident program select projects with the potential to excel in any of the following criteria: ≪Diffusibility≫, ≪Internationality≫, ≪Locality≫, ≪Innovativeness≫ and ≪Artistic Potential≫. In addition to spreading excellent art projects and activities in Toyooka/Kinosaki, artists are expected to meet the locals and tourists to create a place for new interactions.

Intended program period: 1 April 2021 – 31 March 2022

Deadline: 14 June 2020, 1700 (JST)



Call for pitches: Mynah Magazine

Mynah Magazine is looking for writers, photographers, illustrators and other creatives with a story to tell for its 4th edition.

To pitch, drop an email at with the word PITCH somewhere in the subject line.

Deadline: 22 June 2020, 11.59pm  (Sg time)



7th SIPF Portfolio Open Call

The 7th SIPF is seeking for portfolio proposals to be showcased in various public art spaces in Singapore for our festival this year.
Singapore International Photography Festival (SIPF) is an international platform that aims to promote the arts and the appreciation of photography arts, as well as critical thought and academic discourse on photography in SEA. The theme of the upcoming 7th edition of SIPF is Departing and Arriving, which addresses the sense of identity, belonging and journey in artistic creation.

Deadline: 30 June 2020



7th SIPF Photobook Open Call

The SIPF Open Call for Photobooks hopes to foster greater creative exchange and bring fresh inspiration to the local scene, by assembling a collection of the most creative photobooks from all over the world in one exhibition.

There are two categories: Published Photobook and Photobook Maquette

Deadline: 30 June 2020



Call for Entries: A Thousand Cranes

Sing Lit Station (SLS) and the Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN) are working together on an anthology that aims to increase awareness and appreciation of palliative care in the Asia Pacific region. Everyone living in the Asia Pacific region who has been touched by the benefits of palliative care is welcome to submit their poetry for inclusion in this anthology.

Deadline: 30 June 2020



Call for applications: SEAΔ 2021

SEAΔ is a program co-created by Mekong Cultural Hub and British Council which creates space for cultural practitioners to reflect on how their work in arts and culture can contribute to sustainable development within South East Asia through their individual and collective leadership. Each year we will select 10 Fellows from 10 countries: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.

The program has 4 main gatherings spread over a one-year period where Fellows get together. Each gathering takes place in a different country and has a unique purpose: exchange, create, share then reflect.

Deadline: 15 July 2020



Open for Submissions: 2021 Epigram Books Fiction Prize

Do you have a great story that you’ve always wanted to publish? Why not submit your manuscript for the next edition of the Epigram Books Fiction Prize (EBFP)? Open to writers from all ASEAN countries. While manuscripts have to be in English, new original translations of non-English works can also be submitted.

Deadline: 1 August 2020



Open Call for Theatre Arts Conference 2021

SDEA invites proposal applications responding to the theme of Creative Disruption: Exploring New Ground for its next edition of the Theatre Arts Conference, which runs from 27 to 30 May 2021.

Deadline: 14 August 2020, 11.59pm



Call for Entries: Poetry anthology on pain

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé and Eric Tinsay Valles are looking for poems for a new anthology, Atelier of Healing: Poetry About Trauma and Recovery.

Deadline: 2 October 2020


Open Call: Tentacles 2020 Artist in Residence  [Thailand]

Bangkok-based art space Tentacles is looking for artists, designers, researchers and creators of all disciplines to apply for its AIR programme. This programme is for creators who aim to develop new body of works, conduct research or experiment and focus on their practice.

Duration: 2 – 3 months
No. of Artists: 1-3
Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Tentacles is a self-sustaining, official non-profit organisation which is not able to offer free or sponsored residencies. Residency fees for fully funded or grant receiver is THB 32,000 (~USD960).




Call for Submissions: The Tiger Moth Review

The Tiger Moth Review, a new and independent eco-conscious journal from Singapore, is calling for submissions of poetry, prose, art and photography that emphasises the connections between “human activity and the environment that produces it”, work that displays an “awareness of ecology and concerns over environmental disaster” (“Ecopoetics”, Poetry Foundation).

They are looking for work that is eco-conscious and critical, work that celebrates the beauty/ bounty of nature, work that is cognisant, curious and contemplative of the relationships between humanity, modernity, cultures and the environments in which we live in or imagine ourselves to inhabit.

Submissions for Issue 5 (Jan 20201) now open.





NTU CCA: Assistant Director, Research & Academic Programmes

NTU Centre for Contemporary Art is looking for someone to focus on research management and grant management.



Singapore Institute of Technology: Manager (Arts & Culture), Student Life

Student Life is committed to facilitating student learning and the development of the student body. The Manager, Student Life is responsible and will be tasked with daily operations of the division, which includes project management, student relationship development and partnership management. The position contributes to the creation of a vibrant student life and university campus.



Little Artists Art Studio: Weekend Art Educator

Job Description:
– Teach Fine Art to children (sketching, painting and sculpture) in an engaging and creative manner
– Someone who can a part of our Outreach program, to be an active participant in our various workshops being conducted to promote Art
– Good communication skills – To be able to engage and communicate effectively with children, parents and fellow teachers
– Create positive and cheerful classroom environment that is conducive for learning
– Effectively guide the student as per the studio curriculum/lesson plan, while tracking progress and providing timely feedback.



Land Transport Authority: Manager / Asst Manager Art In Transit

You will be responsible to deliver Art In Transit for stations in new lines, managing timelines, budget and coordination with the architect, the artist, the curator as well as managing internal and external stakeholders requirements and public expectations. You will need to write and prepare scope of services, contract documents, funding papers and other related documents. In addition, you will need to monitor and update project progress and budget.



ArtScience Museum: Technical Manager

The new role of Technical Manager will provide technical leadership across the museum’s exhibitions, programmes and events, as well as managing the team who take care of the museum building. The ideal post-holder will be an experienced manager and a good team leader, as well as having significant technical expertise in audio visual installations and / or art installation. The Technical Manager will be energetic, enthusiastic and technically confident. They will advocate for new technologies within the museum, and provide guidance on the existing technological systems.

The Technical Manager will be a key member of the Museum Services department, which is led by the Senior Manager & Conservator of ArtScience Museum. Museum Services is core to the work of the museum, supporting all the museum’s departments – Exhibitions, Programmes, Business Development and Administration. The Technical Manager will also play a crucial role in the museum’s daily operations. Leading a team of technicians, the post-holder will ensure that the museum building, and its technical procedures and practices, meet expected international museum standards and align with the policies and directives of Marina Bay Sands.



Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts: Lecturer, Theatre Programme (Half-load)

Roles and Responsibilities include:
– Develop content, manage and deliver modules in movement, stylised theatre, interdisciplinary practice, professional development, and teaching and learning and this includes: undertaking 10 to 12 contact/teaching hours per week during term time; designing, preparing and developing module/teaching materials contributing towards review of curriculum and academic activities; maintaining records relating to students’ progress, performance and attendance; supervising and assessing students’ assignments/works/projects; performing administrative duties as expected of an academic staff
– Organise and lead overseas immersion programme



Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts: Adjunct Lecturer, Theatre Programme

Roles and Responsibilities include:
– Manage and deliver the module Voice 4 (Mastering Your Voice) for a total of 8 teaching hours per week beginning in March 2020
– Maintain records to monitor student progress, performance and attendance
– Supervise and assess students’ assignments



National Youth Council: Manager (Strategic Communications) – Project and Content Development

As Manager for Strategic Communications (Project and Content Development), you will manage the production of key creative and video projects for Outward Bound Singapore (OBS), from conceptualisation to delivery. In addition, you will also lead other NYC projects that tell the stories of our youth and the youth sector.

Apply by: 24 May 2020


National Arts Council: Assistant Manager / Manager (Education)

The Education & Development Department’s purview covers a wide scope. From growing an appreciation for the arts from pre-school and onwards, to increasing engagement with the arts in pre-tertiary education, right up to ensuring a pipeline of arts professionals equipped with the right skills sets and opportunities for continuous professional development to support lifelong learning.

For this role, you will be involved in the implementation and review of policies, strategies, partnerships and initiatives which seek to enhance the quality of school-based arts education programmes, and increase student appreciation of and engagement with the arts (with a focus on local content and artists) across various school levels and student profiles.

Applications close: 7 June 2020


National Arts Council: Assistant Manager / Manager (Capability Development)

The Capability Development team oversees policies and programmes which aim to build a skilled arts workforce that will shape Singapore’s cultural development.

You will contribute towards the formulation of policies and strategies, and/or implementation of programmes to strengthen the professionalism of the arts sector, focusing on leadership development and Continuing Education & Training (CET). You will also work on building strong relationships with arts institutions and relevant government agencies that are involved in the training and development of the arts sector.

Applications close: 3 June 2020



Singapore Art Museum: Curator, Digital

Responsibilities include:

– Contribute to the development of digital technology projects and programming in support of institutional policies and goals.
– Curate exhibitions and artwork commissions, develop collaborative and cross-disciplinary projects.
– Work closely with museum colleagues and external/technology partners to realise projects, including conceptualisation, development, negotiations and coordination.



Indian Heritage Centre: Assistant Manager/ Manager (Operations & Estate)

The Indian Heritage Centre (IHC) is one of three heritage institutions of the National Heritage Board and traces the history of the Indian and South Asian community in the Southeast Asian region. It aims to preserve and promote Singapore’s shared heritage and culture, leaving legacies towards a shared future through its exhibitions, education and outreach programmes and publications. In this role, you will work in a team to supervise building service contractors and follow up on management, maintenance and procurement matters for the facilities and visitor services operations of the IHC.

Deadline: 17 June 2020



Drama Box: Company Director

Socially-engaged theatre company Drama Box is looking to hire an inspirational, passionate and creative Company Director to work alongside the Artistic Directors to strategically and operationally lead the company, playing a key role in shaping and achieving the company’s plans. This individual will oversee and manage Drama Box’s day-to-day affairs, be accountable for the financial, partnerships, fundraising and overall operations of the company.

Deadline: 19 June 2020



National Gallery Singapore: Manager (Integrated Marketing)

Responsibilities include:
• Develop and execute integrated marketing campaigns for changing exhibitions, programmes and key events through storytelling and content marketing across multi-channel platforms
• Develop campaigns with focus on digital and social media engagement with the target audience.
• Manage marketing and communications collaterals
• Develop and execute media events such as press conferences and familiarisation tours.

National Gallery Singapore: Freelance book editor (project-based) 

National Gallery Singapore is planning an exhibition of Singapore artists. There will be six artists featured in the show and we are publishing a book on each of the artists. Each publication will comprise in-depth, scholarly content in the form of essays, image plates and possibly other material. The six publications will be published as a series and need to be ready when the exhibition opens. The exhibition is currently slated to open in March 2021.

More vacancies in the link below.


Arts House Limited: Assistant Manager, Programmes

Responsibilities include working as an integral member of the programming team under the direction of the Head of Artistic Programming, and conceptualising, developing and executing arts programmes and projects in line with the programming strategy of The Arts House and at other prescribed venues determined by AHL.

More vacancies in the link below:



Republic Polytechnic: Lecturer (Sonic Arts)

Job Responsibilities include:

– Develop and teach modules related to Sound Design & Foley Arts, Game Audio Programming, ‘Live’ Sound for Events or Theatre, Instrument Design, Audio Post-Production, Location Sound Recording, Music Production, Music Theory
– Attend lesson briefings as required by your subject/module manager
– Supervise students in portfolio development, final year projects and internship




SOTA: Subject Head, Faculty of Visual Arts

The Subject Head of the Visual Arts faculty plays an important role in providing quality and rigorous art education by working closely with the Head in leading and developing the faculty towards nurturing students’ abilities in seeing and creating meaningful connections through a diversity of artistic processes and expressions.

Responsibilities include:

– Development and delivery of curriculum to a range of visual arts classes of different levels and technical proficiencies. The curriculum includes both studio practice and theory and history of art.

– Monitoring and evaluation of student progress, including providing useful and timely feedback to students and other stakeholders.

– Preparation and conduct of assessment of student learning.


SOTA: Teacher, Faculty of  Dance

Responsibilities include:

– Design and implement curriculum and assessment for the Dance programme, specifically the ballet technique module

– Monitor and evaluate the progress and development of the students under one’s charge and giving useful and timely feedback to students and parents

– Work with others in supporting the faculty in curriculum development/review and other departmental needs

– Plan, implement and monitor co-curricular programmes to support students’ holistic development

– Maintain up-to-date subject knowledge and preparing relevant teaching resources

More roles available in the link below.


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About the author(s)

Nabilah Said is an award-winning playwright, editor and cultural commentator. She is also an artist who works with text across various artforms and formats. Her plays have been staged in Singapore and London, including ANGKAT, which won Best Original Script at the 2020 Life Theatre Awards. Nabilah is the former editor of ArtsEquator.

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