Art Gallery Assistant
PoMoArts is seeking a creative, detail-oriented, and enthusiastic individual with knowledge of contemporary art practices to support our 2023 gallery exhibition program. Shadowing the Gallery Manager, this role will be directly involved in executing all aspects of planned art exhibitions including shows for group and solo artists, scholarship recipient shows and mentorship activities, and ceramic artist-in-residence shows. The Gallery Assistant will also participate in the planning and development of “Art4Life” PoMoArts’ annual exhibition designed for children, as well as research and help develop plans for 2024 exhibitions. In 2023, this role will also assist with a Youth Pride exhibition, The Shuffle Port Moody Art Walk, and PoMoArts 25th Anniversary exhibition. This position provides the opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience in all aspects of gallery operations with a focus on exhibition installation, community engagement, and curatorial research and development.
The Gallery Assistant position and its duration are subject to funding approval through the Canada Summer Jobs program.
About the PoMoArts
Housed in the historic Old City Hall and Appleyard House buildings in the heart of Port Moody, PoMoArts is a cultural hub for arts and education. With a mission to promote participation in the arts, we offer a full range of visual, ceramic, theatre, music, and media arts programming for people of all ages and experience levels to explore their creativity and develop artistic skills. We are also home to a public art gallery, showcasing the work of emerging and established artists in a variety of mediums through a professionally curated exhibition program.
PoMoArts is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from diverse backgrounds, and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, or (dis)ability.
Reporting directly to the Gallery Manager, the specific responsibilities include:
Eligibility Requirements for the Canada Summer Jobs Program:
$16 / hour
This a full-time (35 hours/week) 16-week youth employment opportunity scheduled to take place from May 1 – August 18, 2023.
How to Apply
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PoMoArts is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from diverse backgrounds, and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, or (dis)ability.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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