The Smithers Art Gallery requires a Summer Gallery Intern who will be responsible for:
- organising, promoting, and teaching summer art programs for children and youth including, but not limited to, a two-week art camp and Saturday morning art activities;
- undertaking community outreach;
- performing market research;
- gallery staffing;
- assisting with the general administration of the Gallery.
We are looking for an energetic self-starter with a creative spirit and the ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a small team. Preference will be given to candidates with an interest or training in fine arts and/or education including Early Childhood Education. Preference will be given to qualified First Nations applicants. Confidence in dealing with the general public, and competency in MS Office programs an advantage.
Job Title: Summer Gallery Intern
Reports to: Gallery Manager, Smithers Art Gallery
Salary: dependent upon experience
Hours: 30 hrs/week
Hiring period: May/June to August including Saturdays (start/end dates and days worked will be negotiated and agreed between the Gallery and the successful applicant)
Special conditions: Must be aged 19-30 yrs, be currently registered as a full-time student and be returning to full-time studies in the next academic year.
PLEASE READ THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION ATTACHED BELOW BEFORE APPLYING
(available in PDF and Word format)Enquiries: (250) 847-3898 or email@example.com
Applications may be submitted by post or email to:
Smithers Art Gallery, Box 122, Smithers, BC, V0J 2N0
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO: Thursday May 16, 2013
Having a meeting? Need a place to host an event or workshop?
Did you know the Smithers Art Gallery rents out the gallery space?
The gallery is available for rental outside of the hours we are open to the public. It has a well-lit interior with ample room for hosting events such as board meetings, workshops, and coffee houses. We have seating for approximately 40, trestle tables, a data projector, and a kitchen.
The rental cost is $15 per hour, and a $50 damage deposit is required. The damage deposit will be returned at the end of your event if no damage has been done to the gallery. Rental of the data projector is an additional $25 per day with a $250 damage deposit.
To book the Gallery drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us on 250-847-3898 to make sure the date you are requesting is available - we will make a provisional booking for you which will be confirmed once you have signed the rental agreement and made payment.
The PDF version of the rental agreement can be found below. The completed form can be mailed to the Gallery, or dropped off during our hours of operation, along with all fees.
In 2011, the Smithers Art Gallery adopted a new strategic plan to develop a more efficient, effective, and productive system in which to operate. The plan aims to increase the diversity of our shows and events, increase public awareness of our organization and image, continue our community involvement and enrichment through art education, and increase our accessibility.
Click on the PDF files below for the complete Strategic Plan and Gallery Survey results!