VisArts Jobs in Maryland

VisArts at Rockville in Maryland has a few job openings that are art and visual culture oriented, but may appeal to dress and textile folks. The facility says this about itself: “VisArts at Rockville has earned a reputation for excellence and innovation as a venue and in its education programs committed to contemporary visual art and design.”

1.) Education Coordinator to Education Department
Position:
The Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts (VisArts at Rockville) is seeking an Education Coordinator for the Visual Arts Education Department. The education Coordinator reports to the Executive and Associate Directs of VisArts. The candidate will oversee all classes, workshops and education events, as well as assist teachers and students on a daily basis. Daily education department management includes ensuring consistent high-quality customer service and providing support to the Associate Director of VisArts. Some evening and weekend work required.

For best consideration, send a cover letter and resume, or curriculum vitae and three names of references by August 15, 2008 to:
Executive Director
VisArts at Rockville
155 Gibbs Street
Rockville, MD 20850
Or email

2.) Exhibitions Education and Public Programs Manager-Part-time or full time considered.
Duties:
Create, plan, and facilitate all VisArts exhibition-related educational and public programs in association with the Gallery Director and Assistant Director. Current programs include Artist Lecture Series, Art Talks, Art Stops, Hear Arts and Family Days at VisArts. Develop all educational materials for exhibitions, including the Children’s Discovery Gallery, materials and any other non-curatorial tour materials such as the VisArts cell phone audio tour and Teacher’s Guide. Create custom audio cell phone guides for each exhibition. Encourage and assist artists to record a personal message about their work. Devise innovative ways to encourage use of this educational resource. Create and send email blasts to over 1,500 contacts, advertising all gallery and education events working with the Marketing Manager and Education Department. Prepare all education related text for publications. Build and maintain relationships with regional educational community; promote exhibitions as educational resources and schedule and lead all school tours. Create mission-related content for workshops; manage teachers and oversee workshops, while assisting teachers as needed. Expand reputation of excellence through innovative and original educational programs.

For best consideration, send a cover letter and resume, or curriculum vitae and three names of references by August 15, 2008 to:
Director of Exhibitions and Programming
VisArts at Rockville
155 Gibbs Street
Rockville, MD 20850

3.) Assistant Exhibitions Director-Part-time or full time acceptable
Duties: Assist the Director of Exhibitions with management and curatorial aspects of gallery, including exhibitions and public programs, i.e. lectures, symposia, artists residencies, internships, off-site exhibitions, and fundraising events. Work with the Education and Public Programs Manager overseeing the planning and implementation of the related public events and education, outreach and artist residency programs. Work with the Exhibitions Director also working with Education and Outreach Directors to prepare material for publication including, but not limited to, press releases, calendars, invitations, wall text, brochures, catalogues, and posters.

For best consideration, send a cover letter and resume, or curriculum vitae and three names of references by August 15, 2008 to:
Director of Exhibitions and Programming
VisArts at Rockville
155 Gibbs Street
Rockville, MD 20850
Or email

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