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Art Handler / Preparator
Elmhurst Art Museum is seeking highly motivated Art Handlers/Preparators to work closely with the Exhibitions Manager for the upcoming exhibitions. Ideal candidates would work between April 17 - May 10 (flexible dates, availability during the weekend would be appreciated but is not necessary). The pay rate is $20/h. Please note that this is a temporary position. Duties April 17 - 19: De-installing artwork for museum exhibitions Packing and unpacking artwork Delivery of artworks from Elmhurst to Chicago with a rental uhaul Duties April 25: Installation of Soiree 2019 auction items Duties April 29 - May 10: Installation of With a Capital P: Selections by 6 Painters build temporary walls Wall paint Artwork pickup with a rental uhaul from Chicago, Gary IN, Madison WI Skills & Qualifications: High attention to detail professional, positive, can-do attitude General knowledge of industry practices and tools/materials Ability to handle objects of high value with care knowledge of materials Prior experience as an installer/art handler is a MUST Driver’s license Elmhurst Art Museum is located at 150 Cottage Hill Avenue in Elmhurst (IL), 25 minutes from downtown Chicago by car or public transportation (Metra). The Museum is both an international destination for Mies van der Rohe scholars and fans and a regional center where people from Chicago and the western suburbs learn to see and think differently through the study of the art, architecture, and design of our time. Please see www.elmhurstartmuseum.org for more details about the institution and upcoming programs. To Apply: If interested, please send your CV and references (if any) to firstname.lastname@example.org.