Installation Assistant

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Berkeley Art Center

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Purpose: Berkeley Art Center presents free exhibitions to the public. The Installation Assistant serves as an assistant to the preparators during installation and de-installation. This is our most popular volunteer role. It is a good fit for people who love to be hands on, solve problems, and enjoy tangible results. Should be comfortable using hand tools and climbing a ladder. Attention to detail appreciated.

Key Responsibilities:

  • - Work with curator and staff to prepare and disassemble exhibitions.
  • - Prep and paint gallery before installations.
  • - Responsible for organizing contracts between artist and gallery.
  • - Handle artwork, including packing and storing works of various mediums.
  • - Prepare labels for display.

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Arts & Culture


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1275 Walnut StreetBerkeleyBerkeley, CA 94709



  • Visual Arts
  • Exhibition Arts
  • Carpentry




  • Must be at least 16
  • Shifts every 4–8 weeks when exhibitions change; approx Wednesday–Friday, 11am–5pm
  • Organized and detail-oriented; prior experience handling art helpful.

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