Teach at the Museum Art School

The VBMA’s Museum Art School seeks proposals from artists and art educators to lead online and onsite classes for adults in the following areas: art history, art appreciation, museology (focusing on collecting practices, conservation processes, and the role of gallerists in promoting cultural heritage) photography and editing, drawing, mixed media, collage, pastels, watercolor, acrylic, and oil painting, jewelry-making, ceramics, sculpture, and contemplative arts (including Yoga, Tai Chi, and Qi Gong). Other areas of art and mediums will be considered.

If you would like to submit a proposal for a time period other than Fall Term proposal below, please click here to fill out the form and return to VBMA’s Museum Art School Manager, Christina Barber at cbarber@vbmuseum.org.


VBMA Museum Art School Proposal for Fall Class Instruction

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Course length*
Note: courses split in two sessions require separate registration. Dates below are for the Summer Term. If you want to propose a class for a different term, check the box below that indicates that.
Select a day*
Classes must be delivered once a week. Please select one option.
On Site Teaching (Tuesday - Thursday class): Select a time slot
Time preference for Tuesday - Thursday class: PLEASE SELECT ONE.
Course skill level
Select all that apply
Please list the skills that your students should be able to demonstrate upon completing the course that you are offering.
Please describe the topics covered at each weekly session. Make sure to include a detailed list of materials that you will need to teach the course as well as the materials that the students will need to successfully complete the course.
Max. file size: 500 MB.
Please upload one or more images we can use for our website next to the course description and for other promotional purposes.
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Max. file size: 500 MB.
    If your file exceeds the indicated size please drop the link to the syllabus file here.
    If you are applying to teach online with VBMA for the first time (prior online VBMA instructors do not need to provide again), please upload a short (6 minutes max) video that serves as a sample lesson. Please record this video in the same location from which you plan to teach. If you are unable to record at the same location from which you will be teaching, please indicate in the comments section. Please clearly state: your name and the title of the course. This video may be posted on our website or our social media platforms for promotional purposes.
    Please include any comments that we must consider in the process of evaluating your proposal.
    Max. file size: 400 MB.