Thursday, January 22, 2015

Volunteers (WEEKDAYS) at Town Hall Gallery

We are seeking volunteers to join us at the newly redeveloped and expanded Town Hall Gallery. You must have a love of the visual arts, preferably with a background in Fine Arts or the creative industries (arts students welcome).

Some typical daily tasks may include: invigilating the gallery spaces; facilitating sales at the gallery retail store, The Emporium; assist in the running of workshops and public programs; participating in the delivery of exhibition openings; cash handling; and liaise with the public to answer questions about the gallery and exhibition program.

We expect our volunteers to act as ambassadors for the gallery at all times and in return, we offer valuable training and insights into the public gallery industry. Must be available weekdays with a minimum commitment of 2 to 4 shifts per month (approx. 10 hours).

TO APPLY
Please send a cover letter and CV to townhallgallery@boroondara.vic.gov.au 
Applications Close Friday 20 February, 2015 at 5pm.

Located in the redeveloped Hawthorn Arts Centre, Town Hall Gallery is the peak public gallery space for the City of Boroondara.Spanning three gallery spaces, Town Hall Gallery features a diverse range of contemporary and innovative curated exhibitions, public programs and exhibits drawn from the Town Hall Gallery Collection. The collection celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the City of Boroondara and fosters a strong sense of community and shared history. Part of the Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV), we support local, national and international artists at varying stages of their careers. We also offer a space for local artists and community groups to exhibit professionally on our Community Project Wall, located at the eastern side entrance of the Hawthorn Arts Centre.

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