Fall 2022 Gallery Administration Internship
The Guild of Boston Artists is seeking graduate and undergraduate students to assist in the daily operations of a non-profit gallery. Responsibilities include inventory management, website maintenance, research, archive management, and assisting with events, scheduling, and daily operations.
Intern responsibilities include but are not limited to: inventory management including cataloguing incoming paintings, updating and maintaining digital inventories, and art handling (including packing for storage and shipment); maintenance of our online presence including our website, Artsy.net profile, and social media platforms; research and writing assignments pertaining to upcoming exhibitions and events; promotional tasks including drafting press releases and designing email correspondence; assisting the executive staff in the curating and hanging of each exhibition and the management of gallery events as well as daily operations.
Internships at the Guild are unpaid but may be completed for college credit. Interns gain valuable experience of gallery operations, social media and website management, and exhibition/event promotion. This opportunity also provides valuable access to top-level gallery staff and other industry professionals able to offer their insights and advice for future career development.
The Guild requires a commitment of 2 days a week. We are open Tuesday through Saturday 10:30am- 5:30pm. Note that schedules are flexible and may be changed when needed.
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
- Must be self motivated and posses the ability to work independently
- Demonstrated interest in fine arts, art history, and gallery or non-profit administration
- Experience working in gallery settings or administration preferred but not required
- Current undergraduate or graduate students preferred
How To Apply:
Please fill out the application on the following link: https://www.guildofbostonartists.org/employment. In addition, please e-mail a copy of your resume and a brief cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 28, 2022
About this Organization:
The Guild of Boston Artists was founded in 1914 as a non-profit art association and from the beginning has been New England's premier source for local artists working in the academic, realist tradition.