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Paid Internship Opportunity: Research & Archive Summer Intern, Pace Gallery, NYC


Pace gallery is seeking Interns to join our Research & Archives Department for the summer to assist with a variety of library and archive related projects. The two internship positions are ideal for students enrolled in an accredited Master’s Degree program in Library & Information Science who are seeking to further their experience and skills, and gain insight into the inner workings of a modern contemporary gallery. LIBRARY INTERN Our ideal candidate will have taken course work, or have prior experience, in original and copy cataloging, as well as familiarity with AACR2, RDA and current cataloging practices. The Library intern will be specifically tasked with: • Researching and compiling artist exhibition history and bibliographies • Administrative tasks as assigned by the department ARCHIVE INTERN This internship requires prior experience, or familiarity, with PC based image scanning and editing software, and familiarity with archive based database programs. Specific tasks will relate to: • Digitizing records according to established protocols • Entering data into archival management system • Researching and record metadata • Reviewing records and scans for quality control Both internship positions require a commitment of two (2) full days a week through the end of summer. We are looking for individuals who are driven, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and who are able to work both independently and collaboratively with a team. Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of basic library service and archival principles; bibliographic research and cataloging, have digitization experience, and have knowledge archival processing and organization. An active interest in modern and contemporary art is also helpful.

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Please note these are two separate intern positions, although, candidates may submit one application for both. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@pacegallery.com, with ‘Pace R&A intern’ as the subject line. Please specify which internship you would like to be considered for. Pace is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Link: https://www.nyfa.org/Jobs/Show/39b78d99-fe5f-49f0-a507-0af0ea5c3c0c

Job Posting: Photography Archivist, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, NYC

Contemporary art gallery seeks candidate with a photography degree and archive experience for the position of Photography Archivist. Must be familiar with PCs, proficient in Photoshop, detail oriented, self-motivated and able to work independently.

Job responsibilities include organizing and maintaining a vast historic image archive, photographing artwork in reproduction quality, managing printing on Epson printers, troubleshooting technical issues related to printers, computers, scanners and photography equipment, accessing rights and reproduction requests, acting as a liaison with gallery artists for exhibition materials and press, and maintaining gallery accounts on Artsy and Artnet.

Only candidates with photography experience should apply. Competitive salary with full benefits. Work schedule is Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 5:30pm.

Ronald Feldman Fine Arts was founded in November 1971 at 33 East 74th Street by Ronald and Frayda Feldman. In 1982, after one season with both uptown and downtown exhibition spaces, the gallery consolidated at 31 Mercer Street in SoHo. Since its founding, gallery artists have participated in more than 2,000 national and international exhibitions. The gallery exhibits contemporary painting, sculpture, installations, and drawings, prints, and hosts performances.

More information and application: https://www.nyfa.org/Jobs/Show/2511eadb-8922-4085-a8ea-2eaf39d703d9

Job Post: National Gallery of Art Summer Internships, Washington, DC


2016 Summer Internships

Since 1964 the National Gallery of Art has offered professional museum training to candidates from all backgrounds through a variety of internship programs. Nine-week summer internships provide opportunities to work on projects directed by a Gallery curator or department head. Biweekly museum seminars introduce interns to the broad spectrum of museum work, and to Gallery staff, departments, programs, and functions.


Eligibility varies according to internship. A few are geared to undergraduates completing their degrees in May and June 2016, but most are for currently enrolled graduate students of all levels and those graduating in May or June 2016 with a relevant degree (such as MA, MBA, MFA, M Arch, M Ed, JD, or MLS). Please check prerequisites carefully. Applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This is an international program.


Summer interns will be in residence at the Gallery from June 6 to August 5, 2016. Interns receive a stipend of approximately $4,500 that is subject to all applicable taxes. Interns, using an authorized public transportation method, will receive an employer-provided fare subsidy to apply toward their monthly transit costs.

Job Posting: Associate Archivist, Contemporary Art Gallery, NY, NY


A leading contemporary gallery in Chelsea is looking for a dynamic, highly organized, self-motivated candidate to fill a full-time Associate Archivist position. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, highly organized, proactive attitude, and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities.

Manage Press and Text archive for Gallery and Gallery Artists
• Research press and publications, domestic and internationally
• Manage Artist Press Portfolios for use by clients and institutions
• Track online presence for Gallery and Gallery Artists
Manage Book Library
• Tracking and ensuring gallery has all publications that Artists are included in
• Research and purchase books related to Gallery programming
• Create and maintain book inventory system
• Manage Gallery Book store
Manage Image Archives
• With Photographers oversight, maintain the digital and hard image archives

• Manage Literature and Exhibition Histories
• Other duties as needed.

Job Posting: Archivist, Helen and Morris Belkin Art Gallery at UBC, Vancouver

This Archivist position at the The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is a 40% FTE ongoing position. The posted salary range is $57,417.00 – $68,929.00  — so, $22,966 – $27,571 when pro-rated. It asks for a minimum of five years’ relevant experience, but work in a gallery or museum or participation in a contemporary arts scene would be applicable, so I think our readership probably qualifies. Just an FYI, I would totally apply for this job.

The deadline for applications is September 2nd, and the position is slated to start October 1st. You’ll need a cover letter and resume to apply.


The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at UBC is mandated to research, exhibit, collect, publish, educate and develop programs in the field of contemporary art.  The Belkin Art Gallery houses the University’s permanent collection of over 3,500 works of art, one of the largest public collections of art in British Columbia. Complementing its collections of art, the Belkin houses an archival collection relating to the post-war history of art in Vancouver and the avant-garde narratives of the 1960s and 1970s. The Belkin’s holdings provide a resource for exhibitions, teaching, and learning, and scholarly research.

Reporting to the Director of the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, the Archivist oversees the Gallery’s archives, a repository for records relating especially to contemporary art since the 1960s, including papers of artists, art historians and collectors, and material in multiple media (textual, graphic, moving image and sound), which is used as a research facility for researchers, staff and students. The Archivist is responsible for managing the archive’s day-to-day operations, developing long-term plans, and implementing records management for the Gallery, and oversees the registration, conservation,
appraisal, loans, travelling exhibitions, access, security, and storage related to the archives collection.

The Archivist presents lectures to undergraduate and graduate classes in the School of Library, Archival,
and Information Studies and Departments of Anthropology and Art History, Visual Art and Theory.  The Archivist works closely with the Gallery’s Registrar and cooperatively with all staff.  The position contributes to the policy and priorities of the Gallery’s Archives and record management practices and procedures.

.    A Masters of Archival Studies is required for this position.
.    A minimum of five years related professional experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
.    Knowledge of archival arrangement, description, and creating finding aids according to the Canadian Rules for Archival Description (RAD).
.    Knowledge of standards and practices for preventative conservation of archival materials, and preservation techniques and treatments.
.    Knowledge of records management policies and procedures.
.    Knowledge of BC’s Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.
.    Knowledge of art history, contemporary art and contemporary art practices.
.    Experience hiring, training, and supervising staff, work-study students, and professional experience students.
.    Experience working in a professional gallery or museum.