Teaching Assistant Program

Teaching Assistant (TA) positions are for 15 – 18-year-olds interested in art and/or working with children. The positions are on a volunteer basis and count toward required community service hours.

The TAs are responsible for assisting the Teaching Artist in the classroom, preparing materials, and helping children with hands-on art-making. They provide a vital element of SBMA programming, including being role models for students and campers, as well as an added source of fun and enthusiasm. Teaching Artists rely heavily on the TAs to ensure that their classrooms run smoothly.

Becoming a TA provides young artists with professional skills in art-making and art education. This competitive program includes an orientation and mentoring by a Teaching Artist. Teaching Assistants will walk away with a solid relationship with the Museum, teaching skills, new art techniques, and more.

Our upcoming opportunities include:

2024

Spring Ceramics Camp

The Art of Henri Matisse

Monday – Friday | March 25 – 29 | 9am – 3pm

*preference given to 17 and above

Apply Here

Application Deadline: March 11, 2024

Confirmations Sent: March 18, 2024

Spring Camp

Line, Shape, Color: The Art of Henri Matisse

Monday - Friday | March 25 – 29 | 9 am – 3 pm

Apply Here

Application Deadline: March 11, 2024

Confirmations Sent: March 18, 2024

Spring After-School Class

Architecture + Interiors – Painting + Sculpture

Tuesdays | April 9 – May 14 | 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Apply Here

Application Deadline: March 26, 2024

Confirmations Sent: April 2, 2024

Summer Camp 2024

Monday – Friday | 9 am – 3 pm

Week One: June 17 – 21

Week Two: June 24 - 28

Week Three: July 8 - 12

Week Four: July 15 - 19

Week Five: July 22 - 26

Week Six: July 29 - August 2

Week Seven: August 5 - 9


Program Timeline

Application Goes Live: March 1, 2024

Application Deadline: May 1, 2024

Confirmations Sent: May 13 – 14, 2024


Email communityprograms@sbma.net or call 805.884.6457 for more information.

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