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Get on the Teaching Artist Roster! Opportunity for Teaching Artists with the Maine Arts Commission
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For additional information contact Argy Nestor at: 207-287-2713 or e-mail: argy.nestor@maine.gov


CAPTION: Malley Weber, Teaching Artist

 

AUGUSTA, ME, — The Maine Arts Commission is now accepting applications for submissions to its PK-12 Teaching Artists Roster. The application deadline is Thursday, October 13 at 5 p.m. The roster, launched in 2014 and available at MaineArts.com, includes Maine artists whose applications reflect their expertise and commitment to providing learning opportunities for students and/or teachers in PK-12 educational settings. There are currently 56 artists on the roster in disciplines including dance, literary arts, media arts, music, theater, and visual arts. Applications are accepted only two times per year.

The Maine Arts Commission defines Teaching Artists as professional artists who are dedicated to lifelong learning and arts education, have made it an integral part of their professional practice, and who have cultivated skills as educators in concert with their skills as artists.

Successful applicants demonstrate mastery of an artistic discipline; knowledge and expertise in sequential arts instruction; good communication skills; planning and organizational ability; and an understanding of PK-12 learners.

To learn more about the Maine Arts Commission teaching artist program and to access the application please go to https://mainearts.maine.gov/Pages/Education/Teaching-Artists#.

To learn more about the Arts Commission’s other PK-12 arts education programs contact Argy Nestor at argy.nestor@maine.gov or 207-287-2713.

 

The Maine Arts Commission shall encourage and stimulate public interest and participation in the cultural heritage and cultural programs of our state; shall expand the state's cultural resources; and shall encourage and assist freedom of artistic expression for the well being of the arts, to meet the needs and aspirations of persons in all parts of the state. Additional information is available at mainearts.com.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact: Argy Nestor
Phone: 207-287-2713
Email: argy.nestor@maine.gov
www.mainearts.com
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