Arts Council Accepting Co-Director & Instructor Applications for its Programs

Arts Council Accepting Co-Director & Instructor Applications for its Programs

A new year will soon be upon us and the Chickasha Area Arts Council (CAAC) is eagerly planning ahead to 2018 as the Arts Council continues to sponsor a variety of arts-related activities and events in which the community is invited to participate.

The Chickasha Area Arts Council is now accepting applications from those who would like to be considered as (1) an Instructor of a First Saturday Morning Art Class for Children (FSMA); (2) an Instructor of an Arts-Related Class or Workshop for Adults and Older Youth; (3) Co-Director of the 10th annual Rock Island Arts Festival (RIAF) 2018 or (4) Co-Director of ArtScope 2018.   All are contracted and stipend-paid positions.

Job Descriptions and Application Forms are available below.   Requests for Job Descriptions and Application Forms may also be made by calling (405) 314-3307, emailing chickashaarts@gmail.com, or leaving a request in the mail slot at 1301 S. 7th.  

Deadline is Fri., Nov. 24, 2017.  Applications must be postmarked or left in the mail slot at 1301 S. 7th by Fri., Nov. 24, 2017 to be considered.  The mailing address is CAAC, PO Box 505, Chickasha, OK  73023. 

The FREE First Saturday Morning Art Classes for Children, ages 4-12, are fun, creative and well attended.  Classes are taught by talented instructors who are trained and experienced in ‘The Arts’ and who enjoy sharing creative and artistic ideas and techniques with youngsters. The classes are one hour in length and held on the first Saturday morning of every month, except those months in which a holiday occurs on the first weekend.

The CAAC is now offering arts-related Classes and Workshops for Adults and Youth, ages 13 and older.  Many Classes or Workshops will be completed in a single session, which are approximately one and a half to two hours in length.  Other Classes and Workshops, depending on the art experience, may extend into two or more meetings.   

Discussions and planning for the 10th annual Rock Island Arts Festival (RIAF) to be held in the fall of 2018 have begun.  Anyone interested in being considered to take on the role of RIAF Co-Director will need to review the job description and complete the application form.

ArtScope 2018, a two week arts day camp for children ages 8-12, will be held from 9am-4pm on June 4-15, 2018 on the USAO Campus.  

The Chickasha Area Arts Council is a non-profit 501(c)3 all-volunteer organization governed by a Board of Directors consisting of 14 individuals from the community.  The Art Council is supported by memberships, area individuals, businesses and organizations, the Oklahoma Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.  

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