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Visiting Artist Position at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

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Visiting Artist Position at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis




The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Visiting Artist Program – APPLICATION NOW OPEN!

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is recruiting exceptional visual artists with ties to Indiana who have demonstrated interest and/or experience in exhibiting, presenting and teaching about their art with children and families.  Please consider applying and/or sharing with talented artists with a passion for teaching children and their families. 


One or two artists may be selected annually to be the Visiting Artist by a museum Advisory Committee.  Criteria to be used in consideration for artist selection will include:

  1. A record of strong artistic impact as noted through the artist’s body of work, current and past exhibitions and public engagements.
  2. A strong tie to Indiana (i.e., lives/lived in Indiana, attended school in Indiana, produced work in Indiana, etc.).
  3. A willingness and passion for engaging with and teaching children, their families and school groups.
  4. Subject matter that is family-friendly.

Application Details

The application deadline is Tuesday, December 1, 2020.

The successful applicant(s) will receive an honorarium and reimbursement for reasonable expenses to be paid at set intervals throughout the contract period agreeable to the museum and the artist(s).

A single PDF document should accompany the online application, which should include a CV, an artist statement, a description of teaching experience with children and the general public, ten images of the applicant’s artwork, and contact details for three references who can attest to the applicant’s work and teaching experience

Online Application

Visit for more details and to apply online.  Please note that file size is limited to 10 MB.

The Visiting Artist Program is a project of the Lechleiter Indiana Visiting Artist Fund with support provided by The White Oak Foundation, Sarah and John Lechleiter.


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