Under the direction of the EAS Committee, the Production Assistant supports the planning and delivery of community events during the Easter Art Show (EAS), April 19 – 28, 2019.
During EAS Mahon Hall host 2 exhibits – the Main Gallery features the group show Homage, curated by Patrick McCallum; and the Annex Gallery features a youth exhibit. The anchor exhibit Homage provides inspiration for many public events over the 10 days: free workshops, Noon Hour Art Talks, evening events, the opening reception, and visits by schools.
Remuneration for this position is based on a $1000 honorarium.
Deadline for Applications: Thursday January 24, 5pm.
Submit a cover interest with a list of qualifications or resume to email@example.com.
Prior to EAS:
- Confirm speakers and dates for Noon Hour Art Talks: collect promotional details
- Distribution of promotional materials: posters and programs across SSI
- Attend EAS planning meetings as needed; Be knowledgeable on EAS events and exhibits
- Manage online volunteer registration and ensure Gallery shifts are filled
- Assist with other aspects of event and exhibit planning as needed
- Assist with venue set Up / tear down for daytime & evening events, before / after exhibition
- Ensure smooth gallery transitions between events: moving exhibition displays, assist with event bar, set up of chairs, tables, hospitality, etc
- Welcome visitors at the door during events, collecting donations, etc; Liaising with the public
- Oversee volunteer scheduling and shift changes
- Liaise with Artists, speakers and workshop leaders to ensure their production needs are met
- Other duties as may be required
- Physical ability required for moving exhibit infrastructure, chairs, etc.
- Familiarity organizing cultural events
- Availability on weekends and some evenings between April 19 – 28;
- Regular access to a personal computer and email
- Valid driver’s License and access to a vehicle an asset
- BC Serving It Right Certificate an asset