Artist Gallery Internship

The SFMOMA Artists Gallery, located in Fort Mason in San Francisco's Marina district, is currently accepting applications for an unpaid intern position as a Gallery Assistant for Winter 2014 through the Summer of 2014. The internship is 1 to 2 days per week, Tuesday through Saturday, and the schedule is flexible.

Art Opportunity previously on at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) in California, United States.
From Thursday 17 October 2013 to Friday 15 November 2013

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Background: The SFMOMA Artists Gallery’s mission is to support contemporary Bay Area art. It is a professional resource that offers exhibitions, art consultation and placement services, leasing and purchasing of art.

Duration of Internship:

February 2014 through July, 2014, exact dates TBD

Educational Objective:

The intern will gain experience in generating written promotional material for an art gallery, knowledge of the Bay Area arts community, art handling skills, and experience working with clientele and the public in a gallery setting.

Responsibilities:

Organize physical inventory and assist staff with clients

Conduct research for upcoming exhibitions

Prepare artists profiles for website content and press releases

Maintain files, tools and supplies

Requirements:

Knowledge of MS Office and the ability to use the Internet for research
Be able to work independently, thoroughly and with attention to detail
Professional demeanor, punctual and organized
Art history course work, a focus in studio art, or have an interest in contemporary art
Occasionally tasks can be physically demanding-moving paintings, lifting heavy objects.
Applicant should be a Bay Area resident.