Employment Opportunities

Pittsburgh Festival Opera seeks its next director of education. This person will be responsible for the development and administration of programs and processes that transform how children and communities view and experience opera and will coordinate and oversee all education activities of Pittsburgh Festival Opera. Those interested should provide a cover letter, résumé, and two references in a single PDF document and e-mail to cpowell@pittsburghfestivalopera.org.

A Greensburg, PA community organization affiliated with Manchester Bidwell Corporation is seeking an experienced visual artist, with a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Art, willing to design and implement a project for up to 15 middle school students at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art. The engagement will last approximately 10 weeks (8 weeks teaching with 2 weeks prep) and should be a thematic, relevant project with issues facing young people. The project is anticipated to begin late January 2020, and those interested should submit a one paragraph artist statement and possible idea. This is a subcontracted position with a pay range of $5,000 to $7,500 dependent on experience with youth and project scope. Those interested should submit requested information to Ms. Joanna Papada (JPapada@manchesterbidwell.org) and Mr. Greg Daigle (gdaigle2590@yahoo.com)

Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA) is calling all art historians eager to share their knowledge and love of art with others. CMOA is looking to expand its pool of instructors for adult art history classes. Instructors should have experience teaching at the college level. All courses are taught at CMOA, and schedules are flexible with a desirable hourly rate. Those interested should send a teaching history and areas of specialty to education@cmoa.org.

Professional Learning Opportunities

The World Alliance for Arts Education (WAAE) World Summit is now accepting proposals for research presentations, symposia, workshops, display sessions, and more. Proposals are due by March 20. The WAAE, in conjunction with SEADAE and the University of Florida, will host the World Summit at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL on October 26–29.

Student Opportunities

Prime Stage has announced its schedule for 2019–20 student matinees. Upcoming plays this season include The Outsiders from March 10–12, and Mockingbird from May 12–14. Teachers are encouraged to book their field trips to see any of these productions soon. All events will be hosted at the New Hazlett Theater on Pittsburgh’s North Side.

BOOM Concepts is looking for work from youth artists Pre-K–12 for the Unblurred gallery crawl in April. Schools, community organizations, and community partners can submit multiple works representing the youth engaged in their programs. The theme of the exhibition is “Our Future!” as youth will be encouraged to create art focused on what they want to see for their own future and the future of Pittsburgh. The deadline to submit is March 15.

Miscellaneous Opportunities

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