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Summer Gallery/Foundation Intern

The Sylvia Wald & Po Kim Art Gallery
Working Time
Part Time

  The Sylvia Wald & Po Kim Gallery, a non-profit artist-endowed  foundation, is seeking interns to assist with gallery/foundation  operations which include a schedule of temporary exhibitions in addition to management of our founding artists’ collection,
     archives and former studios.
 Intern responsibilities:
     •  Assist with growing the gallery’s social media presence, composing relevant and compelling content
     •  General gallery assistance, monitoring, greeting visitors, opening and closing gallery as needed
     •  Assistance with exhibition preparation, installation, take-down and support during exhibition-related events
     •  Assistant with collection and archive management, including cataloguing, research and digitization of images
     •  Assistance with events – organization, preparation and

The ideal candidate is a Fine Art, Art History or Museum Studies graduate student or recent graduate.  S/he is highly motivated,
responsible, digitally and social media savvy, and has a passionate interest n contemporary art. This is an unpaid internship which is able to offer an opportunity to play an exciting role in developing and expanding the activities of a growing gallery/art foundation. We are a small team, requiring the ability to wear many hats, and can offer the possibility to learn a diverse skill set that is valuable to many employers. Gallery operations are Tuesday thru Saturday, with additional hours for occasional evening/weekend events and openings.

Application Instructions:
Interested candidates should send a letter and resume together to
The Sylvia Wald & Po Kim Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts foundation promoting East-West cultural exchange through the arts. In addition to perpetuating and preserving its founder's unique legacies and collections, the foundation supports the contemporary artistic community through exhibitions of international artists, with a primary focus on Asia and Korea. The foundation’s programs incorporate three floors of temporary and permanent exhibition space – the 4th floor gallery and two upper floors with the founders’ studio-lofts and rooftop garden. By working together with international artists and institutions, the organization provides a catalyst for deeper intercultural dialogue between the diverse community of New York and the artistic communities of the world.