Gallery Attendant Boston Center for the Arts Boston
06 September 2020
Boston Center for the Arts
Short Description :
Well as artists, curators, and special guests They oversee the safety of exhibited work while creating a welcoming environment for visitors Initiating and encouraging dialogue with and among visitors Assisting with ,…
Full Description :
accepts applications year-round for volunteer Gallery Attendants in the Mills Gallery. The Mills Gallery Volunteer Program offers an opportunity to gain experience, knowledge, and insight into a non-profit arts organization and the Boston arts community. Gallery Attendants are the face of the Mills Gallery and an important link between our programs, gallery and our public. They oversee the safety of exhibited work while creating a welcoming environment for visitors.
Opening and closing gallery
Enforcing gallery rules in a polite but firm manner
Collecting visitor information
Becoming knowledgeable about the exhibit and artists on view as well as BCA-wide programs
Initiating and encouraging dialogue with and among visitors
Serving as a general resource for our public by providing information about BCA programs, exhibits, performances and events
Assisting in event/performance production in the gallery
Assisting with emergency evacuation in case of emergency.
Invitations to exclusive talks given by artists, performers, curators, etc
Valuable visitor service training including an introduction to educational theories and techniques
Professional gallery operations experience
Opportunities to work with BCA staff, as well as artists, curators, and special guests
Opportunities to create new relationships and networks
Training in setting up/shutting down the gallery
Commitment to a 4-hour shift for the duration of the exhibition
For more information, contact Erin Dimson-Doyle at edimson[at]bcaonline.org .