Art Gallery Exhibitions Coordinator - Volunteer


Description:

The person in this position will operate the Michael J. Malone Douglas County Law Library/District Court Division III Art Gallery program.


Responsibilities:

Coordinate art exhibitions in the Law Library and Division III to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the art exhibitions program.


Duties:

Identify artists for exhibit consideration.

Assist the Law Librarian, the Publicity and Marketing Assistant, and other designated Library staff in the development and execution of a public relations campaign to recruit artists and exhibitions and to promote current and future exhibitions.

Schedule bimonthly exhibitions for the Law Library and Division III Art Galleries.
Oversee installation of exhibits in the galleries by communicating with artists, facilitating the hanging of artwork, ensuring that label and other descriptive copy is written, developing promotional materials as needed, and any other tasks necessary to ensure exhibits are mutually beneficial to the Library and the artists.

When appropriate, evaluate visitor reactions to exhibits.


Requirements:

An interest in art.

Possession of good written and verbal communication skills.

Experience with Microsoft Word.

Ability to pass a background check.


Preferred:

Background in art, preferably at the college level.

Experience or interest in art education, arts management, or museum studies.

Knowledge of the local art scene.

Familiarity with spreadsheet and database computer programs, such as Microsoft Excel.





To apply for this position or to request more information, contact the Law Library at: info@douglascolawlibrary.org.




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Comments to: Webmaster: Kerry Altenbernd, Law Librarian, Michael J. Malone Douglas County Law Library, Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, 111 East 11th Street, Lawrence, KS  66044.

Created: August 12, 2004; Revised: March 3, 2016