archi-treasures is an arts-based community development organization that creates grassroots partnerships to improve Chicago neighborhoods through the arts and cultural placemaking. archi-treasures works with affordable housing sites and community groups to develop public art and space improvement projects, and offer on-site arts and cultural programming for neighborhood residents.
archi-treasures is seeking visual, design, theatre, and/ or music Teaching Artists to run week-long workshops for a Summer Arts Camp for youth ages 8-13. The program will take place on-site at the Barbara Jean Wright Apartments, an affordable housing development located at 1354 S. Morgan, Mon-Thur, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm.
Teaching artists will run daily workshop sessions that provide youth participants hands-on arts-making experiences and an opportunity for creative expression. Daily arts activities should culminate in the completion / presentation of individual and/ or group projects at the end of the week. Selected Teaching Artists will be asked to complete a 4 day curriculum with daily lesson plans and collaborate with on-site program assistants to implement. All necessary supplies and materials will be provided by archi-treasures.