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UNDERGRADUATE INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

The Pence Gallery is a nonprofit art organization founded in 1975, whose mission is to educate and inspire the community by displaying high caliber art exhibits of work by local and regional artists, and by offering educational programs for all ages.  In this internship, students gain valuable hands-on experience in learning various aspects of managing a nonprofit art gallery.  Interns participate in researching for exhibits, work with artists, and develop skills in writing and marketing art exhibits and programs. Depending upon their interest, students may design education programs, help during events, or promote an upcoming exhibit. Students must commit 3-6 hours weekly during their 10 week-long unpaid internship.   

CURATORIAL STUDIES
- Researching materials on artists or themes
- Evaluating an art exhibit
- Working with exhibit design & text
- Writing text for various audiences
- Registration, handling, and installaion of art

ADMINISTRATION
- Creating budget
- Working with Volunteers
- Grant writing
- Sponsors and fundraising
- Receptions

MARKETING
- Advertising
- Creating websites
- Community outreach
- Press releases

CURATORIAL STUDIES
- Creating Flyers, doing mailings
- Community outreach
- Press releases
- Social media

REQUIREMENTS
Junior/Senior standing; Art Studio, Design, Art History or Education majors. Graduate students are also encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY
Interested students should email a letter explaining their interest in the internship, a current unofficial college transcript, and a resume to: penceartdirector@sbcglobal.net.

QUESTIONS?
Call Natalie Nelson, Pence Gallery Director, at 530-758-3370.
The Pence is a nonprofit art gallery that is located at 212 D Street, Davis. Internships can qualify for college credit.   


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT THE PENCE GALLERY

The Pence is a nonprofit art organization that depends upon volunteer support and expertise. We welcome your involvement!

Please download the pdf version of Volunteer Opportunites form by clicking the link below and complete the form and

-   fax back to 530-758-4670
-   email it to penceassistant@sbcglobal.net or
-   drop off at the Gallery at 212 D Street, Davis, CA 95616

Volunteer Opportunties Form

 


212 D Street, Davis, CA 95616 | phone 530.758.3370 | fax 530.758.4670 | Open Hours Tue-Sun 11:30 AM - 5 PM | 2nd Friday ArtAbout Reception 6-9 PM (free admission)
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