Arts & Humanities

Gallery Assistant - VIU Gallery

Description

This position provides experience for students with a deep interest in visual art and exhibition practices in an art gallery setting.

Position Requirements

The student will be responsible for assisting the Gallery Curator, and for front-desk reception at the VIU Gallery during regular open hours.

Duties include:

  • Responding to inquiries about gallery exhibitions from the public in person and/or on the telephone
  • Monitoring the exhibition guides (and submitting requests for additional copies)
  • Reporting on any change in status of the artworks on exhibition (damage).

Additionally, the student will assistant the Gallery Curator in both the installation and de-installation of seasonal exhibitions.

Graduate Attributes

Students in this position will gain skills in Oral Communication, Disciplinary Expertise, Local Knowledge in a Global Context, Capacity to Engage in Respectful Relationships, 

Sign Up Directions

To learn about the View Gallery, visit the View Gallery homepage.

For more information on the application process, please contact Justin McGrail, Professor, Art and Design, Arts & Humanities.  Justin.Mcgrail@viu.ca