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Description: The qualified candidate(s) will be matriculated students at an accredited university or college, interested in furthering their knowledge and understanding of careers in the fine arts world, nonprofit management and/or event planning with multiple partners. Interns will be trained in the history of the event and how to present the exhibitions to park/gallery visitors. Trainers will include representatives from MoMA/PS1, RAA and the National Park Service. Training will include educating the interns about the artwork and installations; history of and programs in Fort Tilden and Jamaica Bay; background and programs of RAA and MoMA/PS1 and arts and culture in Rockaway. Interns will be supervised by a Board or Key Staff Member from RAA at all shifts. Intern responsibilities will include greeting the public; sharing information obtained in training Fort Tilden, Gateway National Recreation Area & Rockaway Point, Queens, NY

Salary Stipend
Type of Opportunity Unknown
Location Rockaway Park, NY
Degree Wanted Any
Field of Study Visual & Performing Arts; Gallery & Museum Studies; Management; Any
Special Skills & Requirements
Company Name Rockaway Artists Alliance, Inc.
Contact: 260 Beach 116 Street Rockaway Park, NY 11694
Address:
Email: www.rockawayartistsalliance.org
Phone: 718.474.0861
Website: Christine Mullally, Education Director
About the Company: ROCKAWAY! is a large-scale free public art festival hosted by the National Park Service and created through a collaboration between Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) and MoMA PS1, an internationally acclaimed contemporary art organization based in Queens, NY. The event supports goals outlined by the White House and the Department of Interior to expand interest in America’s National Parks through arts and other creative programming and it aligns with RAA’s mission to “…facilitate education and conservation within arts programs open to the public at large.”
How To Apply: Contact Christine Mullally at 718.474.0861

 

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