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Collections Intern - The Center for Book Arts

Posted on January 09, 2019

Description

The Center for Book Arts seeks an intern to work on cataloging and collections projects starting as soon as possible and working through May.

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Collections Manager, the intern will assist with cataloging the Center’s reference collection, updating image files in our collection management system, inventorying items in the fine art collection, helping curate and mount collection spotlight exhibitions, and assisting with other collection organization projects as needed.

Qualifications

Required:

Desired:

Compensation

This internship is unpaid, though internship hours can count towards credit for classes at the Center. The internship may qualify for academic credit if desired. If taken for academic credit the student must arrange details with the home academic institution.

Location

New York, NY

To Apply

To apply please email cover letter and resume to: Theo Roth, Collections Manager [email protected]

Company Information

The Center for Book Arts is one of few contemporary arts organizations dedicated to the art of the book, and the only location in New York City at which visitors can view book arts exhibitions in the context of an active, working studio. The Center is dedicated to exploring and cultivating contemporary aesthetic interpretations of the book as an art object, while preserving the traditional practices of the art of the book. The Center seeks to facilitate communication between the book arts community and the larger spheres of contemporary art and literature through exhibitions, classes, public programming, literary presentations, opportunities for artists and writers, publications, and collecting.

Contact Information

[email protected]