2018 Employer Profile: School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD

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School 33 is hiring an Exhibitions Intern for Fall 2018.

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For over 30 years, School 33 Art Center has been the bridge between contemporary artists and the viewing public. Through their exhibitions, studios for artists, classes for adults and children and special events and workshops, they work to insure a vibrant future for contemporary art and artists in Baltimore. A new eco-friendly outdoor garden fed by a rainwater collection system, and renovated gallery spaces are examples of School 33 Art Center’s commitment to improve inside and out. Their goal is to remain an engaging and relevant community art center, by showcasing and sustaining emerging and established artists, and training budding artists from Baltimore and beyond, well into the future.

The School 33 and Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts Exhibitions Internship is a part-time unpaid practicum.

Projects include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the BOPA Exhibitions Manager with various aspects of the BOPA Gallery Exhibition Program, which encompasses School 33 Art Center, The Bromo-Selzer Arts Tower, Top of the World Gallery at The World Trade Center. Duties will include: Assisting the Exhibitions Manager in the installation and lighting of exhibitions, help in organizing for open calls for submissions, posting various exhibition announcements and calls for entry online, working on press releases, compiling information for exhibition catalogs, assisting at receptions and events, and helping to document receptions and exhibitions.
  • Assistance with logistics for various School 33 initiatives including ongoing Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Grant projects and major events such as Open Studio Tour. Duties will entail: Working on promotion of events and enlisting community involvement, and assisting in the coordination of artists’ participation.
  • Updating and creating copy for School 33’s website.
  • Respond to guests and visitors requests for more information about our center and acting as a gallery docent during exhibitions with delicate or participatory works.
  • Assisting staff with typical office duties such as sending out mailings, answering phone, making copies, organizing/storage, and transmitting faxes and emails.
  • Undertake other projects as needed for the Administrative staff of School 33 Art Center.
  • Assisting the Education Coordinator with various aspects of the School 33 Art Center Education program.
  • Assisting the Exhibitions Manager with various duties pertaining to Light City 2017 March 31st – April 8th 2017 as needed.

Qualifications

  • School 33 is seeking a reliable, self-directed, fast learner. Experience with PC Windows platform, databases, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Creative Suites is especially helpful. Interest in contemporary art and arts/non-profit administration a plus.
  • Current college–junior or senior–or graduate students are eligible to apply. Applicants who are not registered students are not eligible.

Hours & Compensation

  • Student must be available at least two days per week or the equivalent of at least 14 hours per week; interns will be located primarily at School 33 Art Center, which operates Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm, with gallery hours from 11am-4pm on Saturdays. There may be some evening hours required for gallery openings and exhibitions as well as School 33’s annual fundraiser. Student must commit to a schedule in advance.
  • This is an unpaid position.
  • Intern may be eligible for gaining college/university credits toward graduation. (Intern should explore this possibility with their school prior to applying for the internship.)
  • Free parking or Monthly Transit Pass may be provided to intern for commuting to downtown Baltimore.

To Apply for an Internship:
Please send your resume and cover letter by email to: Morgan Rhoden at MRhoden@promotionandarts.org. In the Subject Line of your email, please identify the name of the internship and the semester for which you are applying.