Staying true to Touchstone's mission of "advancing excellence in the arts and crafts by educating and encouraging individuals to develop technical skills, good design and innovative expression"  the organization seeks instructors, including studio artists and professional educators, with strong technical skills who are willing to encourage and educate a students of various demographics.  Touchstone encourages proposals for innovative classes and for those that incorporate traditional art and craft processes.

Most of our classes are open to students at all skill levels from beginners to advanced practitioners and we attract students of all ages, with a minimum age of 18. The spread of ages and skills is challenging but can make for exciting classes.

Thank you for your interest in teaching at Touchstone.  We are always interested in learning about artists who can bring new perspectives to our programs. 

To apply...

If you are interested in teaching a workshop at Touchstone Center for Crafts, please complete the attached form.  Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis and those received by August 2017 will be considered for openings in the 2018 and 2019 workshop seasons.  Instructor bookings are currently being made for the 2018 schedule, and the 2018 schedule will be completed by the end of August 2017. 

Teaching Proposal Form

Please direct questions to...

Travis Winters, Program Manager


Touchstone Center for Crafts
1049 Wharton Furnace Rd.
Farmington, PA 15437
T: 724.329.1370
T: 800.721.0177 
F: 724.329.1371
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