Visual Arts Manager, Hartford CT and Internships at Real Art Ways
Visual Arts Manager
This is a position for someone who is excellent with details, who can keep several balls in the air at once (and who enjoys doing it), and who enjoys dealing with artists. The Visual Arts Manager will work with guest curators, juries, Real Art Ways' staff, and will be responsible for the smooth running of the Visual Arts Program.
Responsibilities include: Overall organization of the visual arts program, including organizing art transport, handling and care; verbal and written communication with artists and galleries, compilation and organization of images and other exhibition related material, maintenance of artist and exhibition files (both electronic and physical), utilization of databases, organization of physical spaces, including galleries, office and storage, and creation and supervision of installation work schedules. Opportunity will arise for the right candidate to select and organize exhibitions.
Qualities: Real Art Ways is an enthusiastic, hardworking, hands-on, open, non-profit environment. The Visual Arts Manager should enjoy working with other people, be flexible, thorough, energetic, self-motivated, intelligent, and inquisitive.
Requirements: Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years work experience, preferably in a gallery or museum, knowledge of and enthusiasm for contemporary art, experience and ease with software applications, including word processing, database, spreadsheet, and graphics programs. Must have good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Candidates should be capable with basic installation tasks.
Hartford: Real Art Ways has been in Hartford, Connecticut for 37 years. While we present work by local, regional, national and international artists, much of our programming responds to and benefits from our connection to the city and the region. The most satisfied candidate will be one who has an expansive outlook, but who also engages with Hartford’s particular challenges and rewards.
Education: Masters or equivalent experience. Working artists are encouraged to apply.
Annual non-profit salary commensurate with experience. Health, dental, and retirement benefits. Three weeks paid vacation. EOE.
Please e-mail resume and interesting cover letter to Mary Catherine McBrien at email@example.com
Or mail to:
Visual Arts Manager Search
Real Art Ways
56 Arbor Street
Hartford, CT 06106
About our internship opportunities
Real Art Ways offers part-time, unpaid internships during the fall and spring semester, as well as during the summer. Positions are posted on our website as they are needed in various areas of the organization. Learning opportunities are typically available in Communications, Development, and Visual Arts. Internships are posted on our website as they become available, with instructions for applying.
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