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INTERNSHIPS

MAPoffers internships for upper level college students, graduate students and recent graduates. Fall, Spring and Summer Internships available. MAP hours: 10 am-4 pm, Tuesday-Saturday.

Interns are responsible for assisting MAP in a variety of ways, ranging from programming to administration, with opportunities for special projects depending on skills and professional interest. Intern duties include: performing research; assisting with gallery preparation and installation; photo/video documentation, coordinating events, gallery sitting, social media and community outreach.

Required: High interest. Positive attitude. Professional demeanor. Reliability.

Preferred: Familiarity with Mac and PC platforms; Microsoft Office; Photoshop; social media.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter briefly outlining their interest in the position and their educational and professional goals, along with a résumé to Naomi Davidoff: naomi@mdartplace.org

Deadlines:

  • Spring: December 1 (Internship begins in January)
  • Summer: April 1 (Internship begins in May)
  • Fall: August 1 (Internship begins in September)

NOTE: MAP internships are unpaid and do not include parking. Academic credit available. 

 

MARYLAND ART PLACE: JOB POSTING

Title:  Registry Coordinator and Program Manager

Administrative | Full time, some benefits + growth potential

The Registry Coordinator and Program Manager is responsible for: administering, coordinating and implementing the Maryland State Arts Council Maryland Artists Registry. In addition, this position assists the Director and MAP’s Program Advisory Committee on all program initiatives.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: managing and promoting the Artist’s Registry and Marketplace database; providing technical assistance to Registry applicants and participants; performing related administrative tasks; completing semi-annual Registry reports; completing monthly reports; managing MAP’s website; designing and distributing email broadcasts and online newsletters.

General administrative tasks include providing support for MAP’s Executive Director, maintaining press contacts, social media, interns and assisting with exhibition and event preparation.

*The Registry Coordinator position is offered in partnership Maryland State Arts Council.

Requirements:

  • BA from a 4-year university or equivalent experience
  • Attention to detail/ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment, and juggle multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfort working on both Mac and PC platforms Proficiency in the following software programs: MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to manage and delegate tasks as needed
  • Comprehensive knowledge of social media mechanisms and Hootesuite
  • Experience within the visual and performing arts with an emphasis on the visual arts

Valued but not required:

  • Experience designing catalogues, postcards, and other printed materials
  • Experience with projectors and with installation of art

To apply, please send a cover letter, current resume, and three references to:

Amy Cavanaugh Royce, Executive Director, Maryland Art Place, amy@mdartplace.org

REGISTRY & MARKETPLACE

Maryland State Arts Council Maryland Artists’ Registry and Marketplace

  • Serves as primary contact with web developer in maintaining and improving the functionality of the registry and marketplace.
  • Review and approve new artist’s profiles and images
  • Assist artists in accessing, creating, and updating Registry profiles
  • Assist artists in image sizing and uploading
  • Correspond with existing Registry artists re: images and information updates
  • Solicit new member through individual contacts with recipients of artists’ awards, through invitations to participants in MAP exhibitions, workshops and events and through other digital and print resources
  • Promote the Registry and Marketplace at MAP exhibitions, programs, workshops and events and through broadcast announcements to regional arts organizations, art schools and curators, etc.
  • Complete and submit monthly reports detailing Registry accomplishments and Resource Bulletin site visits
  • Complete and submit on or before the due date approved semi-annual reports in the format required by Maryland State Arts Council
  • Maintain open communications with representatives of MSAC

Online Resource Bulletin

  • Research current artist opportunities and resources
  • Respond to email requests for inclusion in Resource Bulletin
  • Update the Artists' Opportunities page on MAP’s website, with opportunities, calls for proposals, and artists’ resources

MAP Website

  • Manage MAP’s website, including monthly updates to the MSAC Maryland Artists’ Registry slideshow.
  • Trouble shoot and address website concerns | Communicate with MSAC and Mission Media as needed.

Archives

  • Create and update digital and print archives of past exhibitions, projects, programs and events, and all media coverage
  • Responsible for all exhibition documentation and maintenance of program files.
  • Create and maintain digital program/project folders on MAP’s shared network, including a database file to document MAP exhibition history, artist contacts and images.

Media Communications

Assist with all public relations efforts for exhibitions, projects and education programs, including following-up on press releases and maintaining MAP’s media database.

  • Respond to media requests for images and information
  • Add MAP events to local calendar listings
  • Maintain up-to-date press contacts

Social Media

  • Manage all social media communication on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
  • Creating social media posts, images and events.

Exhibitions, Programs, Workshops and events Exhibitions

  • Manage and organize all submissions to MAP calls for entry and open submissions
  • Design and install wall text.
  • Assist with gallery preparation, spackling, and touch up paint, and ordering supplies as needed.
  • Solicit shipping estimates, organizing and prepare artwork shipments and transport, as needed.
  • Assist with catalogue and print production, as needed.
  • Coordinate photo and video documentation of exhibitions and events.

Events

  • Works closely with Executive Director to coordinate MAP’s Annual Benefit exhibition and auction, and other special events as needed.
  • Assist with set up and break down for events, as needed.
  • Attend off-site openings/receptions, special events, as needed.

Internship Program: This position will be responsible for announcing and soliciting new interns, interviews and placement of selected interns. The internship program is a core component daily operations.

Due to the multi-faceted nature of this small non-profit organization, it is understood that the staff works as a team. All staff members hold equal responsibility for maintaining a professional demeanor, assisting others, greeting visitors, fielding inquiries, selling tickets, registering participants, staffing events, maintaining cleanliness of facility, and other support tasks required.

Our Mission

Maryland Art Place (MAP) inspires, supports, and encourages artistic expression through innovative programming, exhibitions, and educational opportunities while recognizing the powerful impact art can have on our community. MAP creates a dynamic environment for artists of our time to engage the public by nurturing and promoting new ideas. MAP has served as a critical resource for contemporary art in the Mid-Atlantic since 1981.

Contact Us

Phone: 410.962.8565
E-mail: map@mdartplace.org