Bristol's Spike Island centre for contemporary art and design seek volunteers for upcoming exhibitionPosted on: 16 Jan 2017
Spike Island is an internationally renowned centre for the production and presentation of contemporary art and design. They are looking to add to the volunteering team, with a specific requirement for the Lubaina Himid, Navigation Charts exhibition running from 20 January to 26 March 2017.
Spike Island houses a gallery, a café and a host of working spaces for artists, designers and creative businesses. It is also a vibrant hub for debate offering the chance for the audience and visitors to engage directly with artists and creative process through participation and discussion.
You will make a significant contribution to the work carried out at this famous Bristol institution. Enthusiastic people who have a keen interest in engaging with contemporary art, interacting with visitors, and who have a positive and helpful attitude are very much encouraged to apply!
Benefits of volunteering at Spike Island:
Making a significant contribution to the work of Spike Island.
Network with other creative individuals at special social events.
Gain valuable work experience within the arts.
Enjoy exclusive exhibition previews and Q&A sessions with artists and curators.
Free entry to talks and events.
Develop your professional skillset through tailored training.
Further opportunities to lead tours, assist with workshops, and more.
Apply to longer term placements in specific fields (only offered to current volunteers).
Complete an application form and return it by email to Jules Allen, Volunteer Coordinator (maternity cover.) For any further questions please do feel free to contact Jules or visit www.spikeisland.org.uk/opportunities.
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