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Volunteer Gallery Assistant

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£15 daily expenses paid

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We are a young and rapidly developing contemporary art gallery, located in Central London, looking for a volunteer to join our small team. The successful candidate will have the chance to learn about every aspect of running a gallery and will gain hands-on experience in this field of work. We are looking for someone with an interest in the gallery’s ethos and artists, is enthusiastic, and someone who is ready to learn. Good English, attention to detail and computer literacy are essential.

 

The placement starts in early September and is for three months, with possible extension upon mutual agreement. You will need to be available two days a week. Working hours are 11am-6pm, £15 per day expenses paid.

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Contemporary Art Curatorial Fellow

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$20 hour
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July 15, 2019

Fall 2019 through Spring 2020

MassArt Art Museum (MAAM) @ Massachusetts College of Art and Design

The MassArt Art Museum (MAAM), opening to the public in February 2020, is the newest contemporary art museum in New England. Formerly known as the Bakalar & Paine Galleries, we are a non-collecting kunsthalle with a nearly 40-year history of hosting contemporary art exhibitions featuring professional artists from around the world. Exhibitions and events at MAAM are free and open to the public and we are a W.A.G.E.-certified museum.

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This part-time administrative position is designed to broaden the experience of graduate students embarking on professional and academic careers in art history, museum studies, or related fields who are considering a museum profession. The Curatorial Fellow will be a key contributor to the MAAM team. The Fellow will work 1-2 weekdays on site (days/times negotiable). Occasional evening and weekend hours for special events may be needed. This work requires flexibility in a fast-paced office environment.

Assists with a broad range of curatorial activities, including:
Exhibition planning and coordination (research, writing, shipping, and logistics for upcoming shows and related events)
Correspondence with artists, galleries, and lenders
Assistance with gallery publications and online media

Qualifications
Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Art History, Museum Studies, or related field
Preferred: Well-versed in contemporary art, master’s degree (completed or in progress), and previous experience in a professional art gallery or museum setting

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The successful candidate must have:
Interest in contemporary art
Familiarity with best practices associated with the operation of a museum/gallery
Excellent organizational, time management, interpersonal, and communication skills
Flexibility to accomplish time-sensitive tasks and ability to adapt to meet deadlines with little supervision
Attention to detail, ability to produce excellent writing, and strong proofreading skills
Computer and basic social media literacy

Salary: $20/hour
Hours: 7 hours/week during business hours (days/times negotiable)
Duration: Ideally September 2019 – May 2020

Closing date: Open until filled, applications will be reviewed starting July 15, 2019

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Internship

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February 15th, 2019

The Brant Foundation is seeking hard-working and enthusiastic interns for its East Village space, opening to the public in March with an expansive survey of works by Jean-Michel Basquiat. This all-encompassing internship will give individuals the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and valuable insight into the day-to-day operations of a non-profit arts organization. Successful candidates will possess exceptional verbal and organizational skills, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

WHEN: February 20th-June 1st, 2019 (applicants must be available on weekends as well)

WHERE: 421 East 6th Street, NYC 10009

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