Professional Learning

  • Call for Participants for the 2023-2024 Young & Emerging Leaders Forum! | International Teaching Artist Collaborative | Application Deadline is June 9th. – Join the Young and Emerging Leaders Forum (YELF)—a yearlong program that builds a peer-to-peer network of young and emerging teaching artists within the fields of culture, education, and social change! They are seeking young and emerging teaching artists from all communities around the globe who wish to connect with, collaborate, and share ideas with other teaching artists to further their personal and professional networks, collaborations, and development. Learn more about ITAC here.


  • Art Educational Experience Position | East End United Community Center | Job Posting Open until May 26th, 2023 – EEUCC is looking for someone to come to their center and offer art educational experiences to youth in grades 1-5 in Uniontown, PA. Email Casey Sirochman at if interested.
  • Multiple Job & Audition Opportunities | Quantum Theatre | Check out the latest job offerings from Quantum Theatre, specifically their posting for Teaching artists, along with other opportunities for employment and auditions!
  • 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!
  • Art Facilitator | Not Forgotten Home and Community Services | The role of the Studio Art Teacher is to plan, teach and implement art activities/lessons in a variety of settings as needed. Art Teachers may also be asked to teach at any of our facilities-(Studio FMN, Gallery FMN and Club FMN EAST and off-site locations such as C-ART)
  • Multiple Job Opportunities | Assemble | Check out the latest job offerings at Assemble below! Learn more about Assemble here!
  • Job Opportunities | Pittsburgh Glass Center | Check out the 3 positions currently open at Pittsburgh Glass Center and consider working at an incredible arts organization!

Showcase Opportunities/Residencies for Teaching Artists

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

  • Moonshot Grant Applications are Open! | Remake Learning | Application closes Sept. 1st, 2023 – You can apply for up to $70,000. This is a grant opportunity intended to help you test out a bold idea for the future of learning. All applicants are required to attend an information session    Information sessions will take place on June 1st, August 1st, and September 1st. RSVP for one today.
  • Creative Sector Flex Fund Information Sessions | Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council | July 19th, 2023 – Join Director of Development and Grantmaking, Mia Hooper, as she provides in-depth details about the Creative Sector Flex Fund program and how to apply.
  • 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.”)
  • Full list of Pennsylvania Council on the Arts grant opportunities
  • 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)

Networking/Community Connections

  • Save the date for the Annual Statewide Dance Education Summit | Pennsylvania Dance Education Organization (PaDEO) | June 20th, 2023 – The Summit will focus on our new Direct Path Dance Teacher Certification. Learn what is involved in applying to the state, advice for building field experiences, and much more! Learn More about PaDEO here!
  • 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!
  • 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
  • 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 to chat with a resource navigator or search for local resources.