Exhibition Internship

Submitted by ELMART on Mon, 09/10/2018 - 8:54pm

Part-time intern position
12-16 hours per week depending on the schedule

Elmhurst Art Museum is seeking a highly motivated Exhibitions Intern to work closely with the Exhibitions Manager. The ideal candidate would work two days (approximately 14-16 hours) per week.

Duties:
·       Provide research assistance for the upcoming exhibitions
·       Assist with coordinating potential exhibition-related public programs
·       Help the Exhibitions Manager to reorganize the collection and update the cataloging of the collection in The Museum System (TMS)
·       Draft letters to artists and associates at other museums and galleries
·       Draft well-written and researched social media entries and other publicity materials
·       Assist our staff members with guided exhibition tours
·       Research potential museum acquisitions
·       Prepare documents and presentations for internal meetings
·       Support and liaise with other departments within the museum, including Visitor Services, Education, and Administration

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

Skills & Qualifications:
·       Undergraduate or graduate students studying in Art, Art History, Curatorial Studies, Museum Studies or related field
·       Excellent organizational skills and strict attention to detail required
·       Strong written and verbal skills
·       Previous experience in the arts is a plus
·       Knowledge of The Museum System (TMS) preferred
·       Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop is preferred
·       Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening, weekend and holiday assignments

To Apply: 

To Apply:

If interested, please send your CV and cover letter to lal@elmhurstartmuseum.org. Please reference the position title/department in the subject line.  

This is an unpaid internship for a non-profit arts organization. College credit can be arranged for undergraduate or graduate students. 14-16 hours per week depending on the schedule.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Lal Bahcecioglu
Contact Phone Number: 
6308340202
Organization: 
Exhibition Internship | Chicago Artists Resource

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