White Mountain Ventures Ltd, Trading as Sapling Gallery

Curatorial Assistant

Sapling is a new project space which opened in June 2021.Through staging contemporary art exhibitions and happenings, we are exploring art's connection with nature and ecology.

This role would suit a person developing a career in art curating and/or the art market.

The Curatorial Assistant would work alongside the founder and curator to deliver exhibitions and research ideas for future projects.

This is an opportunity for a young art historian to develop their curatorial voice with practical experience and an opportunity to realise projects of their own design.

Employer

White Mountain Ventures Ltd

Location

Remote / London

Hours

12pm – 6pm, Monday – Friday (or Tuesday – Saturday) flexible days

Salary

£10.85 (London Living Wage)

Number of Positions

1

Deadline

Mon 27 Sep 21

No previous experience or formal qualifications are required for this position

  • A good level of written English is essential to this position.
  • A knowledge and interest in art history is desirable.
  • Working from within the gallery space, the role requires welcoming visitors and intelligently providing information about the art on display.
  • Research will involve compiling documents about artists and notable exhibitions to develop a curatorial strategy involving exhibitions and events.
  • Parts of the above research will go into building content for social media, which we are aiming to grow.
  • Occasional practical assistance with the exhibition may be required, such as helping with installation and ensuring the gallery remains presentable to a high standard.

You must be aged 16-24 years old, and unemployed and claiming Universal Credit.

This programme is being delivered as part of the government’s Kickstart Scheme.

To be eligible to apply you must be aged 18 – 24 and claiming universal credit.

If interested please talk and inquire about this specific role to your job coach before the 10:00 am 23rd of Aug

Read more about the Kickstart scheme here.

Part of Kickstart

This role is offered as part of the government's Kickstart Scheme.

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