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Sand Point Arts and Cultural Exchange

Gallery and Exhibitions Coordinator

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  • Budget: $20/hour, 10-20 hours per week. Contract position.

The Magnuson Park Gallery presents exhibits from guest curators, emerging and established artists, and outside collections and seeks to provide a public and accessible forum for the arts, serving diverse audiences and forging regional collaborations.

The Exhibitions and Gallery Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Gallery. Working with the SPACE Executive Director and Board, the Coordinator works to fulfill the Gallery’s mission through coordinating exhibits, artist talks and events, community-based educational programs and engaging with visitors.

Job Duties

  • Coordinate with Executive Director and Artists to put on exhibitions, including establishing timeline, installing/de-installing work, labeling and lighting of artworks and obtaining consignment agreements for incoming artworks.
  • Work with guest curators to bring their vision to life within the gallery.
  • Provide art interpretation and information to visitors re: current show and artists.
  • Assist and work with board members and other volunteers to host artist receptions, talks and other events outside regular hours.
  • Provide marketing and event assistance.
  • Maintain accurate reporting of attendance and other categories as defined in accordance with Public Benefit requirements.
  • Assist with gift entry and thank you notes for SPACE.
  • Process sales following established procedures.

Eligibility

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant life experience considered.
  • Must have experience or be open to learning best practices in art handling and installation.
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, and able to work with limited supervision.
  • Computer skills including MS Office Suite, Google+, basic HTML and web design.
  • Experience working with the public.
  • Experience with Zoom, video conferencing programs and social media.
  • A demonstrated commitment to racial equity and social justice.

More Information: www.spaceatmagnuson.org