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Assistant/Intern - Gallery & Exhibitions

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CLAY CENTER OF NEW ORLEANS

We're seeking a volunteer Exhibitions Intern/Assistant! This position will allow you to learn about what goes into setting up exhibitions of contemporary ceramic artwork. Academic credit possible for Tulane University students.*

Responsibilities

  • Unpacking and repacking exhibition artwork with supervisor
  • Assisting with exhibition installation
  • Taking and editing photographs of exhibition artwork (editing can be done remotely)
  • Possible occasional gallery-sitting shift

Requirements
  • Must be available for all required dates/times listed on the Required Schedule below
  • Must have some prior experience editing digital photos with software like Photoshop, Elements, or Apple Photos (not phone apps)
  • Interest or experience in visual arts, ceramics, hands-on work, and/or arts administration is recommended but not required.

Required Schedule

Sat Jan 15, 12-3 pm: Photograph artwork in gallery (optional)

Jan 18-20, flexible times: Edit artwork photos (optional, remote)

Tue Feb 15, 4-7 pm: Repack artwork

Thu Mar 3, 4-7 pm: Unpack artwork

Tue Mar 8, 4-7 pm: Assist with exhibition installation (optional)

Thu Mar 10, 4-7 pm: Paint/clean for exhibition opening

Fri Mar 11, 5-8 pm: Exhibition opening reception (optional)

Sat Mar 12, 12-3 pm: Photograph artwork in gallery

Mar 14-16, flexible times: Edit artwork photos (remote)

Tue Apr 12, 4-7 pm: Repack artwork

Tue Apr 19, 4-7 pm: Unpack artwork

Tue Apr 26, 4-7 pm: Assist with exhibition installation (optional)

Thu Apr 28, 4-7 pm: Paint/clean for exhibition opening

Fri Apr 29, 5-8 pm: Exhibition opening reception (optional)

Sat Apr 30, 12-3 pm: Photograph artwork in gallery

May 2-4, flexible times: Edit artwork photos (remote)



Academic Credit Available
This position can be used to satisfy Tulane University's second-tier service learning credit requirement (in conjunction with the Center for Public Service). Interns choosing this option must be current Tulane undergraduates and must coordinate with Tulane and CPS to register for the required corresponding internship seminar class.

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About CLAY CENTER OF NEW ORLEANS

Location:

1001 S BROAD ST, NEW ORLEANS, LA 70125, US

Mission Statement

The Clay Center of New Orleans is a nonprofit organization that serves to grow, support and elevate ceramic art and artists by bringing high-quality ceramic art exhibitions, education, outreach, and professional opportunities to the city of New Orleans.

Description


The Clay Center of New Orleans was founded to increase the amount of ceramic art education, exhibition, and professional opportunities available in New Orleans, as well as to create greater access to ceramic supplies, tools, and facilities. Since opening in 2018, our Exhibitions Program has put on over 30 juried exhibitions of contemporary ceramic artwork. Our new studio/classroom is under construction and slated to open in 2022.

Arts & Culture
Community

WHEN

Tue Jan 18, 2022 - Mon Apr 18, 2022

WHERE

1001 South Broad StreetNew Orleans, LA 70125

(29.95601,-90.09602)
 

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Photography
  • Exhibition Arts
  • Arts Administration
  • Pottery
  • Interior / Exterior Design

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 60 t0 70 hours over 3 to 4 months. Some tasks can be completed remotely.

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