AEC seeks a new director of operations. Interested candidates can find more information and apply through the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh’s opportunities page.
Propel Schools are hiring for a number of different teaching, paraprofessional, and support positions at several locations. Openings include a music teacher, movement artist in residence, afterschool artist, and other full- and part-time positions.
The Andy Warhol Museum seeks an artist educator who will develop and perform a wide variety of high quality gallery and studio-based educational and interpretive programs for The Andy Warhol Museum, engaging audiences of diverse backgrounds, learning styles, and abilities. For more information on this and other Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh (CMP) career opportunities, see the Carnegie Museums jobs page.
Professional Learning Opportunities and Conferences
The 2018 Teacher Open House at the Andy Warhol Museum will take place on October 25. This annual open house event for teachers features food, drinks, our latest exhibition, lectures, gallery talks, art making activities, discussions, and classroom resources. Teachers in attendance may receive Act 48 credit hours and information about school partnership opportunities.
The Carnegie Museum of Art, Playful Pittsburgh Collaborative, and Trying Together are collaborating on UnConference: Play for Change in partnership with Philadelphia Playful Learning Landscapes. The UnConference will take place on October 30. The organizers are seeking 25 teams of 5-7 individuals representing libraries, schools, museums, parks, businesses and more to plan play interventions, infuse more play into their work, or plan a play event in their community. Each team will receive a stipend of $250 and teams are eligible to apply for mini-grants to seed their playful ideas. Participants can register at the following website or email Yu-Ling Cheng at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pittsburgh Glass Center is offering In Your Classroom: An Educator’s Guide to Glass Art on December 1. In this one-day workshop for educators, participants can learn multiple glassmaking techniques and complete projects to show students. Participants will also learn about PGC’s on-site residency programs and how to continue with this artistic medium in the classroom, and can earn up to 5.5 Act 48 credits.
SHAPE America is offering grants to 10 eligible schools through the SHAPE America Impact Schools program. The Impact Schools grant program will provide much needed funds and professional development opportunities to schools to enhance health and physical education programs in high-need areas across the nation. Interested schools can find more information and apply here.
PMEA is hosting an event for students, “So, You Think You Want to Be a Music Major?” on November 8 at the Moon Area Middle School for students grades 7-12. The discussion will include a mixture of topics geared towards students wishing to obtain information about studying music in college.
Exhibitions, Performances, and Events
Ketchup City in Sharpsburg will host an opening reception for Iraq: Paintings of War revisited on November 3 at 6:30 and an artist talk with painter Michael Fratangelo on November 10 at 2pm. For this and other events at Ketchup City, see the Ketchup City website.
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