Volunteers and interns are an integral part of Art in General. With their assistance, the organization is able to accomplish its goals and realize its mission. Art in General supports some of the most innovative, creative and cutting edge artists practicing today, providing an opportunity to create new work by giving them financial, technical, and logistical support as well as a venue for presentation.
We are currently accepting applications for multiple positions. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but due to the volume of applicants, we are only able to respond those applicants that fit our requirements and needs. No phone calls please.
To apply for the The Executive Office/Development Internship outlined below, please send resume and cover letter (PDF or Word document only) to Laurel Ptak, Executive Director & Curator: [email protected].
Overview: The Executive Office/Development intern will work closely with the Executive Director and Development Director, providing support for areas including general research and administration, special events, art patron trip research and planning, and the updating of DonorPerfect records.
To apply for the Curatorial Internship outlined below, please submit a resume and cover letter stating interest, start date and availability per week to Laurel Ptak, Executive Director & Curator: [email protected].
Overview: Art in General is looking for a curatorial intern to assist in the production and installation of exhibitions, and development of publications; conduct curatorial research, and assist with the planning of current and upcoming program initiatives. The right match for this position will be a highly motivated, intelligent individual with strong written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, ability to manage time efficiently, and handle several projects simultaneously. A professional phone manner, a sense of humor, and an interest and/or knowledge of contemporary art and its concepts are also important. In exchange for their work interns will gain valuable experience in a dynamic nonprofit arts environment.
This is an unpaid internship, but can be arranged for school credit. We require at least two days a week for one semester, though we prefer a two-semester commitment. Hours and days are negotiable. Ideally able to commit 12 hours/week.
We are looking for individuals that have the interest and ability to work closely with artists on production, and to negotiate with collaborators, vendors, and other individuals.