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Saratoga Arts Opportunities

Employment Opportunity:

Exhibition Coordinator, part-time (32 hours per week)

Position Description:

Saratoga Arts’ Exhibitions Coordinator is an integral part of the Saratoga Arts team and helps manage over 30 on-site exhibitions and 60+ off-site exhibitions per year, assists in the development and implementation of professional development opportunities for artists and works closely with the Saratoga Arts team to develop new, engaging programs for our constituents. The Exhibition Coordinator reports to Saratoga Arts Associate Director.

The ideal candidate will have:

1. Knowledge and experience in the coordination, preparation and installation of art exhibitions
2. Knowledge and familiarity with the region’s exhibition / art scene
3. Solid administrative skills that include an ability to establish and stick with long-term planning calendars and maintain organized records for a multifaceted program
4. Strong written and spoken communication skills to accomplish program outreach and publicity goals and maintain positive relationships with artists
5. Strong computer skills and a familiarity with Macintosh operating systems, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) iWorks programs (Numbers, Keynote and Pages) and InDesign.

Qualifications:

Undergraduate degree, experience working in an office setting, and a minimum of one year experience in gallery preparation and installation is required.

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To apply send cover letter and resume, including contact information for three professional references to

Tanya Tobias, Associate Director Saratoga Arts

320 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

or e-mail: ttobias@saratoga-arts.org


Exhibition Intern

This internship offers students the opportunity to receive practical training in gallery and artist management, curatorial practices and exhibit installations, as well as art administration.  Interns will have the opportunity to work on design, marketing and research based projects that meet the needs of both the individual and Saratoga Arts.  This internship will provide an environment where interns can expand upon their knowledge and skills in gallery management and arts administration. Exhibition interns will work closely with the Exhibitions Director.

Student interns must be reliable, motivated and able to work independently. For credit and not for credit internships are available for the spring, summer, and fall semesters. All interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Emma Huneck, Exhibitions Director at ehuneck@saratoga-arts.org.

Exhibition Internship Application Deadlines

Spring Semester: no later than January 1

Summer Semester: no later than April 1

Fall Semester: no later than July 31

 


 
Volunteer:
 

Do you love the arts? Volunteer for Saratoga Arts! Saratoga Arts relies on nearly one-hundred dedicated volunteers to operate. Without volunteers, Saratoga Arts would not function! By getting involved, you will have a unique opportunity to experience the inner-workings of a dynamic arts center that has grown tremendously since its inception in 1986. As a volunteer, you will also have an opportunity to do the things you love in a beautiful, arts-based, friendly environment where each individual’s skills and talents are maximized and appreciated.

There are many benefits to volunteering for Saratoga Arts. Volunteering gives you an opportunity to connect and network with working artists, arts professionals, the Saratoga Springs art community, and meet dozens of volunteers with similar hobbies and interests. Volunteers learn and develop new skills, can attend special Arts Center events FREE, have fun while helping an organization that offers over a dozen ongoing programs for youth, adults and seniors in Saratoga and the surrounding area, and our volunteers are the most up-to-date on community arts and Arts Center activities and programs.

If you are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities at Saratoga Arts please call 518-584-4132!

Art in the Park:

Art in the Park is Saratoga Arts' annual fine arts show and sale, held on Saturday, September 16 from 10am - 4pm. The event, which is attended by hundreds of people, showcases work by fine artists in a variety of media. Volunteer to help artists set up or tear down booths and displays or help at the kids' arts and crafts table and enjoy this day of fresh air, fun, and art. Interested in signing up and helping out? E-mail Emma at ehuneck@saratoga-arts.org and get your name on the list!

First Night Saratoga:

First Night is a New Year's celebration of the arts and community. Each year, thousands of revelers come to Saratoga Springs to experience a wide-ranging variety of arts and music. But First Night would not be possible without the help of all our wonderful and dedicated volunteers. We are again seeking volunteers this year to serve as hosts and hostesses in one of over 30 venues, for a chosen 3-hour shift between the hours of 6 PM and 11:40 PM.  

Email mhenninger@saratoga-arts.org to find out how you can join in on our amazing team of volunteers.

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Interested in volunteering for Saratoga Arts? Volunteers help with mailings, special events, First Night, Art in the Park, and in The Arts Center Gallery.

You can download a Volunteer Application Form here - just fill it out and mail it to:

320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 or call 518-584-4132.

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