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Baltimore, Maryland 21218
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Employment Opportunities

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The Summer Arts Corps offers TWO types of positions for artists:


  • For artists of all disciplines with experience working with children in a formal or informal setting (such as a school, community center, summer camp, or arts workshop)
  • Full day teaching at the Academy – Monday-Friday, July 9-August 10 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
  • 40 hours of paid training (if needed*) in arts integration and classroom instruction (see training schedule)
  • Full week of paid professional development, June 25-29

*Artists who have already completed the Teaching Artist Institute and/or have sufficient experience teaching young people and integrating the arts with literacy and math in school settings may not need to participate in this training.

At the five-week Summer Arts & Learning Academy (SALA), you will collaborate with a City Schools academic teacher to design and deliver arts-integrated lessons every morning, and, in the afternoons, will work with students in your art form every day.

What you’ll earn:

  • $500 for the 40 hours of Summer Arts Corps training; and
  • $8,750 for the one week of professional development and five-week Academy



What You’ll Get as a Teaching Artist:

  • A HIGHLY competitive salary for the summer
  • Networking and collaboration with local artists like you
  • The opportunity to use your art as a powerful tool to inspire Baltimore’s children
  • Professional development experiences to boost your marketability

Meet some of our Teaching Artists!
Read about the artist-teacher partnership from the perspective of a teacher.



  • For students or artists seeking experiences working with children or practicing their art in an academic setting
  • Afternoon instruction at the Academy – Monday-Friday, July 9-August 10 from 12:30 to 3:30 pm
  • Three days of paid professional development, June 27-29


At the five-week Academy, you will collaborate with Teaching Artists to lead afternoon art classes and experiences in a variety of art forms. You’ll help plan activities and guide students as they explore and create. Most apprentices will work from 12:30-3:30 pm each day, but a limited number of full-day slots (8:30 am-3:30 pm) will be available.

What You’ll earn:

  •  $15/hour for the three days of professional development and the five-week Academy