Farmstead Arts seeks highly motivated, hard-working individuals interested in learning about arts management and gaining hands-on experience while assisting the staff during short and long term internships. Interns work closely with the Operations Manager of Farmstead Arts on a variety of projects, including all aspects of funding, planning and producing a full season of concerts, theater, art shows, classes, workshops, and special events. This is a prime opportunity for candidates interested in learning the process of production and administration from within a growing vibrant community arts and historic preservation site.
Positions are unpaid, but interns will receive free admission to performances and events and may enroll in classes at reduced rates at the Farmstead. It will be expected that interns will serve a minimum of one 3-hour shift on site per week in addition to time spent off-site in researching, writing, etc. Internships run a minimum of 3 months, and are renewable if mutually agreed upon.
Internships are available in the following areas:
Focuses on various aspects of arts administration, including planning and producing a full season of concerts, theater, art shows, classes, workshops, and special events. Candidates should have clear and concise writing and excellent interpersonal communication skills.
Public Relations and Marketing
Involves working the various tasks involved in publicizing events and generally getting the word out to the community about Farmstead history and arts programming, classes, tours, etc... This includes writing press releases, posting on marketing websites, updating the Farmstead website, social media, creating and distributing flyers and brochures, making outreach presentations in the community, and more.
Involves bringing in revenue to the Center through a variety of activities, including researching for potential grants, writing grant proposals, creating and managing fundraising opportunities, promoting sales, etc.
- Grant Writing / Research
- Public Relations
- Arts Administration
Good Match For
Teens People 55+
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- 3 hours/week