The Hammer Museum is seeking a teaching artist for Winter/Spring 2024.
This position will serve as lead teaching artist for Classroom-in-Residence @ the Hammer (CRH), a program designed to strengthen student and teacher learning about art through in-class artmaking sessions and a weeklong experience at the museum. In this role, they will develop and implement art lessons for 4th-6th grade students and mentor undergraduate teaching artists in arts facilitation. They will work closely with Hammer Museum Academic Programs staff, faculty and staff from the UCLA Visual and Performing Arts Education program (VAPAE), undergraduate students, and classroom teachers.
The teaching artist must be able to commit to full days at the Hammer on March 4-8, 11-15 plus 8-10 in- school sessions per month from January - April 2024. Additional dates for sessions and planning meetings with Hammer and VAPAE staff, tentatively scheduled to begin in December 2023, will be determined at a mutually agreed upon time.
The teaching artist is an independent contractor who will be paid $55/hr. Project shall not exceed 125 hours.