Teaching Artist - 826LA @ The Hammer Museum

1 month ago
Employment type
One-off workshop
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

About 826LA

826LA is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Learn more at 826LA.org.

About 826LA's Workshops Program

Through our Workshops program, 826LA builds community amongst our students, volunteers, and other stakeholders by exploring new and creative ways to use the written word to help discover themselves and tell their stories, while also honing their writing and critical thinking skills.

About this job

826LA @ The Hammer

For over 10 years, 826LA has partnered with the Hammer Museum to bring our unique brand of programming to students in Westwood and its surrounding communities. One Sunday morning a month, 826LA hosts a workshop at the Hammer Museum, inviting our teaching artist partners to lead 2 hour workshops in which students engage with new kinds of writing or with writing in new way, and leave with a written creation they can be proud of.

Roles & responsibilities

Create a lesson plan for and lead a 2 hour writing workshop at the Hammer Museum.

Curriculum must include a writing component and be appropriate for students 8-14 years old.

The workshop must result in a written product the student will take home with them.

This is a paid opportunity! Teaching artists will receive an honorarium of $250 dollars per workshop from the Hammer for their participation in this program.


  • Comfort working with students ages 8-14.
  • Past lesson planning experience.
  • Past teaching/workshop experience.
  • Clear and timely communicator.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

To apply

To apply, please complete a workshop proposal submission form: https://forms.gle/dhpejV5S1jXWQGYP7

For questions, please contact us at workshops@826la.org or call (310)915-0200 Ext. 842.

Deadline to apply is Friday, October 21.

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