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Exhibition Preparator

Assist with the installation of Par Excellence Redux, Front 9 & Back 9, a miniature golf exhibition.

Availability dates: June 23- July 3, 2021, and/or September 27- October 8, 2021

Hours: flexible. Availability between 9am-5pm, including weekends

Pay Rate: $18/hr (EAM does not compensate for travel/gas, food, lunch hour)

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing the gallery for installation, including painting, vinyl installation, hanging text panels, and images.
  • Working with artists/designers to install individual miniature golf hole designs.
  • Assists in lighting the exhibition spaces, including changing lamps and transformers as needed; ensuring that lamps are properly focused.
  • Acts as a courier for artwork, local only. A rental vehicle will be available for local delivery.
  • Manages assigned projects creates a plan and execute to completion with little oversight.

Knowledge:

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Art, Art History, Studio Art, Museum Studies or a closely related program from an accredited college or university
  • 2+ years related experience within professional art or historical organization.
  • Demonstrated experience includes handling, installing, and mounting a variety of 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional art objects.
  • Knowledge of installation materials and techniques, knowledge of fine art packing.
  • Basic electrical and/or woodworking skills are a plus.
  • Self-insured for liability, a plus.

Please send a brief description of your experience, two references, and a resume to Collections and Exhibitions Manager, Sarah Cox at sarah@elmhurstartmuseum.org by June 4, 2021.

Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Elmhurst, IL