Bard College ART HISTORY and VISUAL CULTURE PROGRAM

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SOCIETY INTERNSHIP

The Emerging Landscape: Photographs and Drawings Exploring Real and Imaginary Landscapes

CURATORIAL INTERNSHIP

Society is an independent space showcasing contemporary art. Located in New York’s landmark Fuller Building, their exhibition program features innovative work by established artists with limited exposure in the United States and exhibition opportunities for emerging artists that inspire and integrate the local community. Society hosts free public and educational programs for the community promoting a greater understanding and appreciation of contemporary art and its practices.

The Curatorial Internship at Society is a rigorous and meaningful opportunity to work closely with the curatorial staff and current artists throughout the development of exhibitions, special projects, online initiatives, and educational events. Curatorial interns assist with upcoming programs and exhibition logistics including but not limited to: assisting with exhibition research, planning and installations, pubic program support, marketing, and correspondence with artists.

In exchange for their work interns will gain valuable experience in a dynamic arts environment. This is an unpaid internship.  Exact days and hours will be discussed once selected to interview but ideal candidate should be able to start immediately and commit 20 hours/week. Hours and days are negotiable.  Strong oral, written, organizational, and inter-personal communications skills are required. Ability to make independent decisions and manage time efficiently. Knowledge of contemporary art and art history, skilled in academic research, creating bibliographies, and writing proposals. Computer proficiency is a must, Microsoft Office; Adobe Illustrator. To apply p lease submit a resume and a cover letter stating interest, start date and availability per week to: Anna Di Stasi, Curator of Exhibitions, via email at: anna@societycontemporary.com