Curatorial Assistant Volunteer

Published

03/29/2018

Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Montalvo Arts Center: Lucas Artists Residency Program offices
15400 Montalvo Road
Saratoga
California
95070
United States

Description

POSITION TITLE: CURATORIAL ASSISTANT VOLUNTEER

10-15 hours/week

Volunteer will work from the Lucas Artists Residency Program offices in the 176-acre Montalvo Arts Center park in Saratoga, California.


PARAMETERS OF VOLUNTEER POSITION

The Lucas Artists Residency Program at Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, California, seeks a Curatorial Assistant Volunteer to work on various exhibition-related projects. Projects will include curatorial and administrative support for the planning of the Art on the Grounds Festival, which will focus on sound sculpture; shaping content for Lucas Artists Program’s Open Access blog; supporting the development of a collections database for a growing works on paper collection; and generating a physical and digital archive of program documentation (photographs, video, press coverage, collateral, and other material) of a decade of arts programming by Lucas Artists Programs and Lucas Artists Fellows.


REQUIREMENTS:

We require a minimum 3-6- month commitment for this position, and at least 10-15 hours per week. This is an unpaid volunteer position. The position requires excellent critical thinking skills, attention to detail, and interest in and knowledge of archival methods. This is an opportunity to work with the curatorial team at an internationally recognized artist residency program. We hope to find a talented individual who will work with our dedicated team as we support up to 60 artists a year from all over the world.

How To Apply

lwood@montalvoarts.org

TO APPLY:

Please send resume, cover letter with an expression of your interest in the position and your experience in writing in an arts context, and two error-free writing samples that have not been edited by another person. Please send to lwood@montalvoarts.org. Thank you for your interest.


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