Educator-in-Residence Program Pilot, Spring/Summer 2023, Mural Arts – Apr 14

Posted by Mural Arts Philadelphia on March 14, 2023

Mural Arts Philadelphia is the nation’s largest public art program, dedicated to the belief that art ignites change. For over 35 years, Mural Arts has united artists and communities through a collaborative process, rooted in the traditions of mural-making, to create art that transforms public spaces and individual lives. Mural Arts Philadelphia exists to provide transformative experiences, progressive discourse, and economic stimulus to the City of Philadelphia.

Our mission: Through participatory public art, Mural Arts Philadelphia inspires change in people, place, and practice, creating opportunity for a more just and equitable Philadelphia.

Mural Arts seeks candidates who value and demonstrate the following core competencies: committed problem solving, deep thinking and fearless creation, inquisitive learning, thoughtful communication, mindful collaboration, personal accountability, and a commitment to actively prioritizing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in the workplace. Mural Arts Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Mural Arts Philadelphia seeks applications for a new residency program designed to engage an educator in meaningful collaboration with Mural Arts teaching artists and Art Education staff. The Educator-in-Residence will help identify and deepen best practices, provide professional development to Mural Arts teaching artists & Art Education staff, and propose new approaches based on the needs of program participants.

The Educator-in-Residence will serve as a thought-leader and our “eyes and ears” to the field for the Spring and Summer. The Educator-in-Residence is afforded a stipend, and access to staff and resources to develop and realize their projects. We seek applications from dynamic educators to act in an advisory role to the Art Education department, lead professional development sessions, and develop curricular and classroom resources for teaching artists.

Applications due by April 14, 2023.

Full job description and application information.

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