Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)
Los Angeles, CA
Gallery Guides work with the LACE team to carry out the day-to-day operations of the gallery. Gallery Guides will have the opportunity to interact directly with visitors during gallery hours, as well as artists and curators during exhibit production and openings. There are numerous ongoing public and event-based programs, which further enrich the experience of LACE’s diversified programming. Gallery Guides will also attend private walk-throughs with the artists to learn about the projects and be able to fully educate the public on LACE's programming. This position provides a point of entry to contemporary art.
General Summary of Responsibilities:
Performing day-to-day duties, including opening/closing the gallery and tracking gallery attendance. Ensuring quality of visitors' experience through facility maintenance. Performing clerical duties, including answering phone calls and sorting mail. Greeting visitors and educating the public about LACE's programming. Providing curatorial and production support as needed. Assisting during special events.
LACE Internship Requirements (All programs):
Excellent communication skills is a must. Interns should be proactive and comfortable sharing their thoughts and opinions with staff. Interns must have some weekend and evening availability for special events. Interest in contemporary art and willingness to learn about current and upcoming exhibitions. Must be comfortable talking with audience about events and exhibitions. Technical experience (a/v) and graphic design experience is a plus. Team player with a positive and friendly attitude!
Minimum 4-month commitment with approximately 14 hours/ week.
Unpaid position. Intern alumni receive: 1 year LACE Friend Membership, North American Reciprocal Membership & ModCo Reciprocal Membership.
Send a resume, a cover letter and 1-3 professional/educational references to:
Fiona Ball, Programs Manager / firstname.lastname@example.org
LACE is a contemporary visual art space that encourages people and projects working across diverse creative forms to interrogate the boundaries of culture and artistic practice. LACE exhibitions, performances, screenings, dialogs and other public forums strive to inspire the public imagination and to expand interactions between art and audience. Located in the heart of Hollywood, LACE contributes to the activation of Los Angeles' urban landscape and champions art's ability to engage with the timely issues that shape local and global life. Become part of LACE’s illustrious history today, while ensuring its vibrant future. For more information, please visit www.welcometolace.org.