Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)
Los Angeles, CA
Production interns will work with the LACE team to support the production of LACE exhibitions and events. This position provides the opportunity to learn about and participate in the installation of our upcoming winter programs. Interns will work directly with the Operations Manager as well as preparators, artists and curators to develop production plans and assist with the installation of exhibitions as well as related events. Production interns will gain experience in art handling and packing, gallery preparation, and gallery maintenance. This position provides hands-on experience in gallery operations and preparator duties as well as a point of entry to contemporary art.
General Summary of Responsibilities:
Assisting LACE production team in the installation / de-installation of exhibitions and events. Supporting the reorganization of LACE's facilities and inventory. Working together with registrar and archive interns handling and shipping art work. Ensuring quality of visitors' experience through facility maintenance. 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.