The Creative Learning Network shares opportunities from across Southwestern Pennsylvania with artists and educators. Have a job, workshop, performance, or something else you'd like to share? Send it our way!
Save the Date: Conference for Community Arts Education 2024 | National Guild for Community Arts Education | April 9, 2024 – April 11, 2024 | The Conference for Community Arts Education brings together leaders and educators from a range of backgrounds to share knowledge, build relationships, and advance a common vision: a nation where arts education is accessible and embraced as essential for human development and healthy communities!
Black Teaching Artist-In-Residence Program | UniSound | In the fall of 2023, UniSound will welcome the inaugural UniSound Black Teaching Artist Fellow, who will be selected through a competitive nationwide search. Due to the current needs of the Pittsburgh ecosystem, for the 2023-2025 session priority will be given to a violin teaching artist | The deadline to apply is October 13, 2023.
Job & Audition Opportunities | Quantum Theatre | Check out the latest job offerings from Quantum Theatre, specifically their posting for a Teaching Artist!
Marketing/Media Manager | The Legacy Arts Project | The Legacy Arts Project is hiring a The Marketing/Media Manager to be responsible for developing, implementing, and executing strategic marketing plans for Legacy Arts Project (LAP). Learn more about the LAP here!
Marketing Engagement Manager | Pittsburgh Cultural Trust | The Marketing Engagement Manager is a full-time, salaried position responsible for creating and delivering targeted communications that drive positive engagement with guests of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust by utilizing Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools and applying industry best practices. Learn more about the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust here!
The Alloy School Coordinator | Kelly Strayhorn Theater | The Kelly Strayhorn Theater is looking for a magnetic, detail-oriented arts administrator who loves cultivating relationships and sharing the joy of artistic expression through recreational learning with students of all ages!
Showcase Opportunities/Residencies for Teaching Artists
The Awesome Foundation Disability Grant | The Awesome Foundation | accept submissions between the 1st and the 15th of every month – Launched in April 2017, Awesome Disability is an independent chapter of the Awesome Foundation, a global community that provides micro-grants with no strings attached. The trustees of Awesome Disability are people with disabilities that want to support ideas and projects in our community.
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.”)
Creative Learning Funding | The Heinz Endowments | Deadline is Twice Annually – Applications are reviewed twice annually, with occasional exceptions for rapid response needs. In a typical calendar year, the fall deadline is August 1st 2023. (Spring deadline will be February 15 2024)
TAG Pay Rate Resources | Teaching Artists Guild | TAG offers a Pay Rate Calculator to help Teaching Artists determine what a livable rate is for them, as well as a downloadable spreadsheet that offers expense tracking help and more!
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
Teaching Artist Roster | Virginia Commission for the Arts | The Teaching Artist Roster is an online resource for VCA Education Impact Grants, as well as any other school or community group seeking professional teaching artists.
Food (Food Pantry/Food Bank Services) + Housing
Artist Housing | The Ohringer | The Ohringer has been developed with the goal of working closely with the Braddock community towards rebirth, and offers Artist Housing in a revitalized building in Braddock.
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 pa211sw.org to chat with a resource navigator or search for local resources.
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