Professional Learning

  • PAEA @ MuseumLab | Pennsylvania Art Education Association Region 1 | Sept. 21, 2022 – Back-to-School with PAEA at the MuseumLab, of the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. Join PAEA Region 1 for light refreshments, a tour of MuseumLab, and a hands-on metals workshop to jumpstart your new school year. $5 for PAEA members, $15 for non-members
  • BUILD’s Thriving Communities Design Challenge | BUILD | Sept. 30, 2022 | This professional development event will help attendees learn more about design thinking implementation for teenage students. After spending two hours skilling up, attendees will be provided access to the platform, as well as a facilitator guide and student facing material
  • Greenwood Week | Greenwood Plan | Conference takes place Oct. 7-9, 2022 – Greenwood Week is the only Black business conference in western PA
  • 2022 PAEA Conference | Pennsylvania Art Education Association (PAEA) | Oct. 28, 2022 – Join The Pennsylvania Art Education Association (PAEA) in Lancaster, PA October 28-30 for our annual conference!


  • Now Hiring Education Coordinator | City of Pittsburgh | Application closes Sept. 28th, 2022 – The Mayor’s Office is looking for a passionate, innovative individual to join our team as an Education Coordinator. Tasked with creating a strategic partnership with Pittsburgh Public Schools, this person will work to build pathways to prosperity for our youth.
  • Now Hiring Program Associate | Contemporary Craft | Application closes Oct. 18th, 2022 – Join the CC team! We’re looking for a full-time Program Associate, who will assist with exhibition and educational programming at the organization. This multidisciplinary role will collaborate across departments and will actively participate in CC’s day-to-day operations.
  • Now Hiring Youth Development Specialist | Center of Life | We are looking for Youth Development Specialists for our after-school programs, Fusion and Crossover.
  • Now Hiring Gallery Assistant | Flyspace Productions LLC | This primary role of this position is to support the presentation of art in various forms and to ensure the safety of the work and people enjoying it, and to best meet the vision of the artist.
  • Multidisciplinary Art Teacher | ACH Clear Pathways | Looking to fill ASAP – Hiring a full-time Multidisciplinary Art Teacher with salary and benefits! Click the link for full job description!
  • Program Assistant | ACH Clear Pathways | Looking to fill ASAP – Hiring 2 Program Assistance for 20 hrs/week at $14/hr. Click the link for full job description!
  • Music Teacher K-8 | Duquesne City School District | The Music Teacher is responsible for teaching music education tostudents in grades K –8 and will help students grow their enjoyment, appreciation, and performance of music through a variety of planned music experiences which includes, but isn’t limited to, singing, moving to music, developing / interpreting musical compositions and instrument instruction.
  • City Theatre Now Hiring | City Theatre Company | Check out the latest job postings at City Theatre Company!
  • Arts Education Director | Attack Theatre | Attack Theatre seeks an experienced dance education professional and arts manager to lead thriving creative learning programs in schools, community spaces and the newly constructed Creative Learning Lab.
  • Job Opportunities | Pittsburgh Glass Center | Check out the 4 positions currently open at Pittsburgh Glass Center and consider working at an incredible arts organization!
  • Event Steward | Union Project and Kelly Strayhorn Theater | Event Stewards are the first friendly faces that visitors meet and they work to ensure an excellent guest experience for all. These hospitality aces are detail-oriented, natural communicators, direct when needed and calm in fast-paced settings. The Event Steward Team performs a range of duties during public and private events including but not limited to day-of event coordination, set-up and break-down, ticketing/box office, house management/ushering, hospitality services, and facility maintenance.

Funding (e.g., grant opportunities, contests)

  • Duolingo Community Arts Program | Duolingo | Deadline: October 31, 2022, The Community Arts Program continues and expands Duolingo’s commitment to artists and art organizations. Artists will now be able to apply to fund projects based in East Liberty, as well as nearby communities Garfield and Larimer. Arts organizations in the same area are now able to apply for funding to support art education and professional development programs.
  • Moonshot Grant | Remake Learning, deadline not posted
  • Access Microfund | Remake Learning, No Deadline (offers small funds to pay for special accommodations, important to note “This is not a grant but a reimbursement. For planning purposes, you must apply before you spend the money for the accommodation.”)
  • Kiva Pittsburgh: Empowering entrepreneurs with 0% interest loans from a local & global community.
  • Full list of Pennsylvania Council on the Arts grant opportunities

Networking/Community Connections

  • September Co-Working Day | Emerald City | Sept. 30th, 2022 – Tired of the home office or your work space? Come work with us at Emerald City Pittsburgh! Continental Breakfast! Take a lunch break and discover new lunch spots downtown! *CONFERENCE ROOMS AND PHONE ROOMS AVAILABLE FOR MEETINGS, ZOOM CALLS, AND PRIVATE CONVERSATIONS*
  • Lawrenceville Pop-up Market | Radiant Hall | Oct. 1st, 2022 – Lawrenceville Pop-up Market aims to support makers, artists, vintage sellers, food/drink vendors, and small businesses to sell their locally-made, handmade, or vintage goods.
  • Professional Networking Mixer | African American Leadership Association | Oct. 12th, 2022 – AALA & Pgh HBCU collaborative will be hosting a professional networking mixer where people from all aspects of business and education can attend and network with each other from 5:30-7:30 PM at Fogo de Chao Steakhouse.
  • Business Volunteers for the Arts® | Free business advice for artists, no deadline, application required.
  • Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts | Free Legal Support for artists, no deadline, application required.
  • Become a Grant Panelist | GPAC | Every year, the Arts council engages artists, arts managers, and community engagement professionals as grant panelists to select the recipients of our grant programs

Food (Food Pantry/Food Bank Services) + Housing

  • 2-1-1 Program | United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Not everyone can work from home, or stock up on groceries. If you (or someone you know) needs help meeting basic needs, please reach out to 2-1-1 or visit to chat with a resource navigator or search for local resources.
  • Free COVID Vaccines & Boosters | The JCC | September 16th, and September 30th 2022 – JCC will be offering free Bivalent Boosters in the Robinson Gym Friday September 16th and Friday September 30th from 9:30-12pm. Click the link for more information about vaccines.