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Contemporary Art Gallery in Brooklyn, with a focus on the diaspora, seeks a highly motivated and experienced Director.
Successful applicants should have 8 – 10 years of gallery experience, with 5 years minimum experience as a Director.
Strong knowledge of international contemporary art, existing client base and relationships with artists, along with excellent management and communication skills are required.  


Responsibilities include: 

Oversee day-to-day gallery operations 

Research new artists, guest curators and art fair opportunities 

Work with gallery owner and guest curators to select artwork for exhibitions and art fairs 

Supervise exhibitions including:  

Working with guest curators for artist liaising 

managing artwork fabrication, printing, framing, and shipping 

overseeing installation and deinstallation 

writing and editing press releases and organizing support materials  

assisting in press solicitations 

distributing client previews and sales outreach  


Responsible for all aspects of sales for gallery including outreach to museum curators and institutions 

Work with registrar to manage inventory, consignment agreements and loan agreements 

Manage vendor and external relationships including shippers, mounters, printers, framers, craters, art handlers, suppliers, etc. 

Prepare international art fair applications 

Supervise all logistics for art fairs including shipments of art, travel, installation and support materials  

Serve as gallery representative at select art fairs 

Strategize and oversee gallery’s online and social media presence 


Qualifications include: 

BA from four-year college or university in art history or related field 

MA or MFA required 

Experience handling artwork, including vintage photography, mixed media, and painting 

Curatorial track record 

Experience with social media 

Excellent writing skills 

Experience working with museum curators and institutions 

Proven leader 

Team player 

Highly motivated to be an active participant in the New York art scene 


Additional Requirements: 

Available to work Tuesday-Saturday 

Available to travel and work at art fairs and other events 


Salary is commensurate with experience plus benefits. 

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Gallery Marketing & Communications Associate



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December 12, 2019

Jenkins Johnson Gallery seeks a Marketing & Communications Associate to join its gallery in San Francisco. The ideal candidate will have at least two years related experience in public relations/marketing and experience in a gallery setting. Responsibilities include Press outreach and Social Media management. Necessary skills include strong written and verbal skills, managing multiple projects at once, working both independently and collaboratively, and meeting time-sensitive deadlines. Qualified applicants will be comfortable in a fast-paced environment where attention to detail and creativity are valued. Regular gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday from 10AM to 6PM, and Saturdays from 10AM to 5PM, with occasional evenings and mornings required. Salary is commensurate with experience, and benefits are provided.

Primary responsibilities include:


Write and distribute press releases and email announcements using Mailchimp

Work closely with gallery directors to plan and implement press campaigns for gallery shows, museum exhibitions and art fair presentations in local, national, and international media, including print, online, TV, and radio

Update and maintain list of local, national and international press contacts

Foster relationships with editors, writers, and PR consultants on behalf of the gallery

Help field media requests and coordinate delivery of high resolution images, and scheduling of interview and filming

Inform staff and gallery artists of key published media placements in real-time

Help liaise with museum press offices and PR agencies on museum shows

Work with Gallery Assistant on maintaining and updating press archives (both online and physical files)

Coordinate with Gallery Assistant on creating all gallery exhibition and art fair packages

Art Fairs

Assist in art fair applications

Produce press materials related to art fairs

Assist with distribution of information to the art market media, liaising with art fair PR departments and agencies

Social Media & Website

Manage gallery website and social media campaigns

Help develop a social media strategic plan

List gallery exhibitions online on art and event websites

Promote gallery artists’ exhibitions, events, lectures, etc through social media and other channels

Monitor and interpret analytics for website, mailing campaigns, and social media

Monitor activity on digital channels (web, social media, email, etc.) to identify needs and opportunities for promoting the gallery


* BA or Masters degree in Art History, Communications, or related field

* Preferred 2 + years of experience in a gallery, PR agency, museum, or art institution

* Excellent written and verbal communications skills

* Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, InDesign, Photoshop and Mailchimp

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Help with managing and selling through online Gallery




We are looking for someone with experience with art gallery sales, or antique shop sales, or expensive designer items types of sales, and also if possible with online sales. We need help with selling, managing sales, organizing sales, making our Galleries an active online selling gallery.

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Ballet Hispánico Company Audition


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Ballet Hispánico

The Ballet Hispánico Company, led by Artistic Director and CEO Eduardo Vilaro, seeks experienced male and female dancers with strong classical and contemporary training.

A minimum of 3-5 years of professional dance experience is required.
Auditions are for 2020 season contracts with immediate start-dates available.

Dancers must be warm and ready to learn repertory.

Wednesday, January 8
Ballet Hispánico
167 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024

Registration: 10:00am
Audition: 11:00am-4:00pm

Please bring:
- 8 x 10 in. Headshot
- Resume

Ballet Hispánico is an AGMA affiliated Company

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Listing Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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Executive Director




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Position: Executive Director, Reporting to the Chair of the Board of Directors

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Type/FLSA: Full Time - Exempt

Compensation: Commensurate with experience, plus medical/dental/vision/life insurance benefits

The Opportunity: The Executive Director will commence on or before July 1, 2020, and will work in partnership with the Artistic Director (currently Executive & Artistic Director) to accomplish the company’s goals. The successful applicant will develop and manage the annual budget, and develop and implement a comprehensive development plan. They will also hire and manage all administrative staff.


Key Responsibilities:

Develop and manage the Annual Budget and detailed department budgets in order to guarantee the continuation of the company’s consecutive debt-free operations.

• Serve as primary staff liaison to the Board of Directors and Board Committees.

• Supervise all company business functions, including, but not limited to, financial management, accounting, general office administration, IT, ticket sales, CRM implementation and maintenance.

• Hire and manage all KO administrative employees, interns, and volunteer staff (excluding artists and production staff).

• Supervise the development of new Marketing and Public Relations campaigns.

• Work with the Artistic Director and Board in developing short and long range plans for the company.

• Represent and advocate for the company by engaging with community groups, elected officials, etc.


Develop and implement a comprehensive Development Plan that addresses individual, corporate, foundation, and government support.

• Identify and write all grant applications. • Advise and collaborate with the Knoxville Opera Guild’s fund-raising activities.

• Identify donor trends and opportunities as well as develop strategies to retain current and develop new donors. Selection Criteria:

• Bachelor’s Degree is required.

• Professional fundraising certification (CFRE) is preferred but not required.

• Extensive knowledge of fund-raising “best practices,” principles, and ethics.

• Minimum of 5-7 years of personally designing and executing successful fundraising campaigns is required.

• Expertise working with PatronManager and/or other fundraising databases is required.

• Minimum of 5-7 years of successful financial and personnel management experience (preferably with a non-profit organization) is required.

• Exceptional written, oral, presentation, and organizational skills are required.

• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to effectively gain the respect and support of various stakeholders, including Board members, donors, and community members is required.

• Required computer skills include the Microsoft Office Suite programs.

• Proven ability to work independently, meet deadlines, multi-task, adapt to change, be creative, and problem-solve.

• The successful candidate will be eager to become a valuable member of the East Tennessee community, and be committed to accomplishing the company’s financial and artistic goals in collaboration with the Artistic Director, staff, and Board of Directors.


The Company:

Knoxville Opera is currently celebrating its 42nd Season with main stage productions of Madame Butterfly (Puccini), Romeo and Juliet (Gounod), and Harriet Tubman (Okoye/Tennessee Premiere). Among its annual 100 Education/Community Engagement events are the Knoxville Opera Goes to Church concert, the Rossini Festival, and in-school Opera 101/African-American Voices/staged abbreviated opera presentations. The company, which has operated debt-free for the past 14 years, has an annual budget of $1.3 million and an operating reserve of $1+ million. The company’s activities and history may be reviewed in detail on its website:


The Region:

The Knoxville/East Tennessee region is well-known for: great natural beauty (rivers, lakes, forests), tourist destinations (Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Dollywood, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge), a robust arts community (e.g. Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, Clarence Brown Theatre, Knoxville Museum of Art, Big Ears Festival), Innovation Valley Economic Development Partnership, major employers (e.g. U.S. Dept. of Energy, University of Tennessee, Pilot Flying J, Covenant Health, Clayton Homes, Discovery, Jewelry Television, DeRoyal Industries), a thriving television/film production community, affordable housing costs, fiscally responsible local government, and no state income tax.

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Art Educator for Looking to Learn program at MassArt Art Museum (MAAM)



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Compensation commensurate with experience.
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Accepting applications until January 10, 2020.

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Opening in February 2020, MassArt Art Museum (MAAM) at Massachusetts College of Art and Design is Boston's newest museum featuring artists at the forefront of contemporary art.

Looking to Learn at MAAM is a visual learning program for Metro Boston Area school students enrolled in 4th through 12th grades. It inspires the student participants to use their imagination and develop lifelong skills, such as collaboration, critical thinking, questioning, and reflection. For more than two decades, the program has remained a core component of MassArt’s commitment to offering high-quality visual art experiences to external communities.

Looking to Learn is an experiential learning opportunity featuring a two-visit model:
1.    The first visit by the educator to the school is a classroom orientation on MassArt and the ongoing exhibitions at MAAM (1 hour).
2.    The second visit by the same class to MAAM is focused on close looking, learning, and art making (1.5-2 hours).

The Looking to Learn educator works as a member of the Museum Education team. This is a part time, paid position, 20-25 hours/week, starting in February 2020. Contract is renewable after assessment at the end of the year. Ideal candidate has a combination of studio artmaking, curriculum-development, and teaching skills & experience. 

For additional information on MAAM’s educational programs, visit:
General information about the museum:


•    Design and implement Looking to Learn curriculum under the direction of the Curator of Education and in collaboration with the Museum Education staff;
•    Teach Looking to Learn curriculum in school classrooms and on MassArt campus; 
•    Initiate and maintain communication with participating schools and act as a liaison between the schools and MassArt;
•    Ensure maximum participation from schools; 
•    Organize and transport teaching supplies/materials to the school classroom as well as at MassArt;
•    Coordinate and book bus trips and/or MBTA passes between participating schools and MassArt; 
•    Set up and clean up for all teaching sessions at school classrooms and at MassArt;
•    Prepare and coordinate program evaluation;
•    Be able to work with a flexible schedule and to travel independently to participating schools;
•    Be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs; 
•    Other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
•    Bachelors level degree and/or ongoing study in classroom arts education, art-museum education, or related field;
•    At least 3 years of direct teaching experience with youth (4th-12th grades);
•    At least 2 years of experience in curriculum design and implementation; 
•    Current studio art practice (painting/sculpture/ceramics/printmaking/mixed media/interdisciplinary; digital and/or analog portfolio required);
•    Demonstrable ability to work independently and collaboratively on program planning, curriculum-development and teaching;
•    Proficiency in internet research and Microsoft Office;
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
•    Flexible work schedule.

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Master’s degree in Museum Education or related field;
•    Experience teaching in museums and/or similar cultural organizations;
•    Experience teaching in Boston area schools (including but not limited to BPS);
•    Demonstrable ability to creatively interpret contemporary art for a broad range of learners;
•    Experience working with underrepresented communities and/or inner-city youth.

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