Teach Art

REACH Studio Art Center seeks Lansing area teaching artists to lead a variety of engaging art classes and workshops for tots, youth, teens, and adults!

We are looking for individuals that have experience bringing arts-based curriculum and content to young people and/or adults. Candidates must possess a genuine love of and enthusiasm for working with children, youth, teens, or adults.

REACH is currently looking for Teaching Artists in the following areas:

We still need two more teaching artists later this summer for our camp programs! Currently searching for instructors to lead one of two AM sessions of summer camps, 9:00am-12:00pm, M-F, for ages 6-12.

  • July 29 – August 2: One MUSICIAN/ARTIST needed to teach during Performing Arts: Music & Theatre week and lead the AM morning camp that is centered on. “Music, rhythm & art making”
  • August 12-16: One DESIGNER/ARTIST needed to teach during the Design & Digital Art week and lead the AM morning camp that is centered on “Fun with the foundations of design in digital and analog media.”

Interested? Please contact Sara Gothard, sara@reachstudioart.org, 517.999.3643 x2

2019-2020 FALL, WINTER, & SPRING TERMS: After-School, Evening, & Saturday Classes ~

We welcome class proposals from artists in a broad range or disciplines and media. We are currently most in need of artists in the following areas:

  • Life Drawing: We are piloting a new life drawing program, if you are an experienced life drawing artist and teacher and interested in bringing your talents to REACH, please contact sara@reachstudioart.org
  • Digital art classes: specifically digital photography, time-based media
  • Fiber arts
  • Performing arts
  • Painting for youth and adults
  • Creative Tots teachers

General Program Scheduling Info:
REACH’s studio art classes are offered once weekly during the school year for a duration of eight weeks, in a broad range of artistic disciplines. Monday through Friday classes typically start at 4:30pm or 6:30pm and last for 1 or 1.5 hours (depending on age range). Saturday classes typically start at 10:30am or 1:00pm. Classes are designed for and offered to four main age groups: Tots (2-5), Youth (6-12), Teens (13-18), & Adults (18+). All programs take place on-site at our location in one of six studio spaces available:

  • Main Classroom
  • Teen Studio
  • Fiber Arts Studio
  • Performing Arts Studio
  • Media Lab
  • Clay Studio


  • Fall Term
    • starts week of October 7-12
    • ends week of December 2-6
    • no classes week of November 25-29 
  • Winter Term
    • starts week of January 13-18
    • ends week of March 2-7
  • Spring Term
    • starts week of March 16-21
    • ends week of May 11-16
    • *no class during week of Lansing School District spring break

For questions and more information on proposing a class or becoming a new teaching artist, contact Sara Gothard, program director, sara@reachstudioart.org, 517.999.3643 x2.

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