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Professional Learning
  • Interactive Professional Learning Opportunity | Young Audiences Arts for Learning National Teaching Artist Credential | August 17th, 2022 3:00-4:30 PM | his interactive session is for assembly performance artists who need help developing a residency, program manager/directors who are looking to support artists in making this shift, and any TA who is interested in exploring another artist’s take on developing curriculum.
  • 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
Employment
  • 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.
  • Cooperator for the Independent Film and Media Arts Field-Building Initiative | National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) | Deadline Aug 9th, 2022 – The National Endowment for the Arts is seeking a cooperator to administer the Independent Film and Media Arts Field-Building Initiative. This new initiative replaces the Documentary Sustainability Project by expanding beyond the documentary field, and instead focuses on creating sustainability for independent filmmakers and media artists.
  • Hiring a Development Associate | Assemble | Deadline August 12th, 2022 – The Development Associate is responsible for the success of individual and corporate donor development through annual fundraising strategies to achieve the goals of Assemble’s mission.
  • Young Playwrights Teaching Artist | City Theatre Company | Start Date September 1st, 2022 – City Theatre is hiring teaching artists for their Young Playwrights and Arts Access programs.
  • 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.
  • Nighttime Economy Project Coordinator | City of Pittsburgh | The Office of Nighttime Economy within the Department of Public Safety is hiring a Project Coordinator! This position will implement strategies that sustain a safe and vibrant social experience for residents and visitors.
  • High School Support Specialist | Propel Performing Arts Academy | The PPAAHS Support Specialist will provide direct academic support to scholars, function as a liaison between educators, families and PPAA leadership, support PPAA leadership, and transport scholars in a Propel vehicle.
  • Middle School Support Specialist | Propel Performing Arts Academy | The PPAAMS Support Specialist will provide direct academic support to scholars, function as a liaison between educators, families and PPAA leadership, support PPAA leadership, and transport scholars in a Propel vehicle.
  • 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)
  • Creative Development Awards | The Heinz Endowments | Deadline August 17th, 2022 – The Heinz Endowments Creative Development Awards grantmaking program shines a light on our region’s professional artists, with a particular focus on those whose artistic achievements show great promise.
  • Dueling 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
Showcase Opportunities for Artists
  • Lower Hill Open Space Call For Artists | Lower Hill Redevelopment | Deadline August 8th, 2022 The Lower Hill Redevelopment site seeks to commission artworks for the first phase of the Lower Hill Redevelopment site in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as part of its Open Space Arts Program.
Networking/Community Connections
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 pa211sw.org to chat with a resource navigator or search for local resources.